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Downtown Winamac is typically a hub of activity during the week because of the restaurants, businesses and courthouse. Parking places are plenty as many residents are following the stay home order.
Pulaski County Commissioner Kenny Becker has approved to extend the temporary workforce reduction until April 20.  The executive order began on March 16 after the commissioners approved the reduction policy in case it was needed. According to the commissioners, this order and policy does not stop...
“This is the real thing,” Terri Hansen, Pulaski County Director of Environmental Health and Health Department Office Manager, stated in an email on Sunday. “Pulaski County has its first case of COVID-19.”  As of Sunday, Pulaski County was one of the last four counties in the state to not have a...
Pulaski Circuit Court’s Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) program has been part of the local justice system for almost five years now. JDAI is a bipartisan movement for juvenile justice reinvestment— moving government resources away from mass juvenile incarceration and toward...
No member of BraunAbility’s global workforce has tested positive for coronavirus to date.
In support of Pulaski County Health Department officials’ request to all area businesses to help protect the community from the threat and spread of COVID-19, business leader BraunAbility has made a decision to lead the effort and suspend its Winamac-based manufacturing and assembly operations now...
West Central School Superintendent Dan Zylstra worked on the corporation computers in hopes of using them for two school board members to attend a recent meeting electronically.
The West Central School Corporation is following several other districts as the board approved to pay employees. The board met during a special meeting on March 26 to discuss paying wages during the emergency school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Dan Zylstra said several other...
Pulaski Memorial Hospital installed a tent as part of their emergency preparedness planning. The tent can be used for different scenarios.
COVID-19 has caused more questions than answers as the pandemic continues around the world but one thing appears to be certain — Pulaski Memorial Hospital has a plan and all potential incidents are being addressed.  Linda Webb, chief nursing officer at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, said the hospital...
The stay at home order and social distancing have caused cabin fever. To help combat it, we are posting the barn tour that was created by the Pulaski County Public Library in 2016. The tour offers drivers a self-guided tour of the county with views of historic barns all while keeping to social...
Winamac Town Council members are following other municipalities across the state and closing the doors of the offices but not the services.
Winamac Town Council members are following other municipalities across the state and closing the doors of the offices but not the services.  Winamac Council members met during a special meeting Monday morning, to discuss what precautions the town can take in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Pulaski County Commissioners and county council members met during an emergency meeting on March 18 to discuss shutting the courthouse to the public but still offering services to the public.
Pulaski County Commissioners and council members approved to close the county offices and facilities because of the COVID-19 outbreak.  The two groups held an emergency meeting on March 18, to discuss whether the county offices should be closed to the public and how a workforce reduction period...
Pulaski County Health Department officials spoke with the county commissioners about the threat of COVID-19 but didn’t discuss any plans.  County health officer Dr. Rex Allman and director of environmental health and department director Terri Hanson spoke with the commissioners during a regular...

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