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Starke County Sheriff’s Department Responds to Rollover Accident

The Starke County Sheriff’s Department responded to a semi rollover accident Wednesday afternoon. Police say 53-year-old Paul Jones from Illinois was traveling eastbound on U.S. 30 just east of County Road 750 E. in his semi when he reportedly swerved to miss a deer and the semi rolled over, landing in a ditch in the area.
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Memorial Day Services Scheduled in Starke County

Memorial Day services are planned in the Starke County area. The Knox VFW Post #748 will host its annual 24-hour vigil that begins Sunday, May 29 at noon CT, following an 11:30 a.m. CT opening ceremony. It will close at noon CT Monday, May 30. Knox VFW and Knox American...
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Oregon-Davis School Board Hires New Junior/Senior High School Principal

The Oregon-Davis Junior/Senior High School has a new principal. Superintendent Bill Bennett said the search recently ended with a recommendation presented to the Oregon-Davis School Board Monday night. “We had two rounds of interviews with approximately 11 candidates who applied for our Junior/Senior High School principal position,” stated Bennett. “During...
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Richard J. Neuberg

Richard J. Neuberg, age 76, of Largo, Florida, passed away May 20, 2022. Richard was born on December 2, 1945, in Chicago, Illinois to Joseph Neuberg and Adeline Bozak. Son of Joseph and Adeline, Richard was one of ten, married his wonderful wife Margaret “Peg” of 57 years, having 7 children of their own: Richard, Lawrence, Raymond, Rusell, Robert, Lorrie and Andrew.
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Bridge Work on U.S. 30 in Starke County Planned to Start May 31

A bridge deck overlay maintenance project on the U.S. 30 bridge near Hamlet will cause a change in traffic patterns on or after Tuesday, May 31. Indiana Department of Transportation officials say both U.S. 30 and U.S. 35 in Starke County will have alternating lane closures with changing traffic patterns through late July.
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Local marching bands team up for ‘Indy 500 Parade′

(WNDU) - In less than a week, all eyes will be on the Hoosier state and the Circle City for the Indianapolis 500. Some of our local high school bands teamed up for a big performance ahead of the race. All nine band programs in Marshall and Starke counties merged...
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Two Injured in Starke County Accident

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Thursday evening in Starke County. Police say an investigation found that a GMC truck driven by 28-year-old Cody Kozubik, of Knox, was hauling a trailer westbound on State Road 10 near 700 E. when the truck hit a small bump in the road which caused the trailer to detach from the vehicle. The trailer then went into the eastbound lane which reportedly struck a Chrysler van driven by 54-year-old Krista Greer of Plymouth.
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05/09/22 A property damage traffic accident was reported in the area of U.S. 421and W.White Street in San Pierre. A car had gone into a ditch. 05/09/22 A property damage traffic accident was reported in the area of U.S. 421 and State Road 10 in San Pierre. A semi reportedly rear-ended a pickup.
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Ribbon Tying Celebration Held at the North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library

Article submitted by Starke County Chamber of Commerce Director Brenda Palmer. Wednesday, May 18, 2022, In preparation of the June 2nd Centennial Open House from 2:30pm – 6:30pm at the North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library, the Starke County Chamber of Commerce met with members of the library to perform a Ribbon Tying Ceremony. Ribbon Tying is a tradition to show how a long-standing business or organization within a community ties the community together. At the open house there will be refreshments and tours given to showcase all the amazing ways the Library works to tie the community together.
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Starke County Economic Development Foundation Requests Funds for Upcoming Projects

Starke County Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Lisa Dan asked the commissioners and council this week for funding for several upcoming projects. When negotiating the contract with the Starke County Economic Development Foundation earlier this year, the government leaders set aside $40,000 that can be used by the Foundation or the SCILL Center for specific economic development initiatives.
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Starke County Commissioners Approve American Rescue Plan Act Expenditure Plan

The Starke County Commissioners reviewed an ordinance Monday morning that would adopt the American Rescue Plan Act expenditure plan. The county is expected to receive $4.4 million. About $1 million will be used for the improvement of county infrastructure and engineering costs, $100,000 for document preservation, $100,000 for community projects, $200,000 for economic development, and $3 million for lost revenue. Auditor Rachel Oesterreich said the money in lost revenue can be spent on anything that the county was going to spend money on during the pandemic.
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Starke County Election Board Reviews May Primary Election

The Starke County Election Board reviewed the May Primary Election during their regular meeting Wednesday morning. Overall, Clerk Bernadette Welter-Manuel explained that operations went smoothly throughout the day. There were a few voter and poll worker complaints that were later resolved. After review, Welter-Manuel recommended reducing the number of early...
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Starke County Commissioners to Meet Today

The Starke County Commissioners will meet today where they will hear from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department concerning the 911 fund shortage and an American Rescue Plan Act fund request. Starke County Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Lisa Dan will present a request for $40,000, and the Starke County...
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Starke County Council to Meet Today

The Starke County Council will meet tonight where new SCILL Center Director Jim Hernandez will greet the council. Starke County Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Lisa Dan will request an additional appropriation for $40,000, while Highway Superintendent Dan Dipert will discuss a truck lease, and a funding request for use of American Rescue Plan Act funds.
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