Weather so far this spring has been a bit of a rollercoaster in Northern Indiana, presenting a bit of a challenge to area plant enthusiasts.
Warmer temperatures in March, and a wintry mix predicted this week are prompting a few recommendations from Purdue Extension Agricultural Educator Phil Woolery. He says the more a plant has developed, the more likely it is to be affected by colder temperatures. Continue reading →
The weather station at the Starke County Airport should be back in service in the near future. It stopped reporting local weather conditions a few months ago, causing current conditions to be left blank on the National Weather Service website and some local weather reports. Continue reading →
The mild winter has been good to Pulaski County’s road salt reserves.
Around 20 tons have been used so far, a drop in the bucket for what the county uses during a typical winter. So far, road crews in Pulaski County have only been out de-icing the roads a couple of times. More snow is expected in the area as the winter season progresses. Continue reading →
Applications for Winter Heating Assistance began last week, and NIPSCO says it’s partnering with various agencies around the state to bring the reduced energy costs to families in need. Continue reading →
The warm streak in July has been somewhat welcome in area farm fields.
That’s according to Purdue Extension Agricultural Educator Phil Woolery. He says warming temperatures and a lack of precipitation in the area the second half of July has allowed time for soil to dry. That follows what is considered a record breaking year for moisture in June. Continue reading →
Residents of Winamac will be traveling to a new location to view this year’s fireworks show.
The July 4th celebration is organized through matched donations and typically hosted in the Winamac Town Park. Due to flooding that is affecting the grounds, the fireworks show will now be held at the school in Winamac on the practice fields. Continue reading →
Cooler temperatures and heavy precipitation have affected tourism at Culver Beach.
The Park Department charges a fee to enter the beach area, and using dollars and a few visual observations, Park Superintendent Marc Hayden says traffic at the beach is down for the year. Continue reading →