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An emergency meeting on June 24 led to the decision of how the county will handle an increase in the health insurance premium. During the meeting, Pulaski County Commissioners and council members met to discuss how the county would fund the increase that will happen in August. The increase is about...
No bids were opened on Monday for the Arens Field improvement project. Bids were anticipated from at least three companies but at the time of the bid opening, no bids had been received. The bid opening was initially scheduled for June 23 at 2 p.m. but was pushed back to Monday in hopes of allowing...
Signs of rainfall being pumped into the Star City Sewer District system have board members concerned with the potential increase of costs. Because the system is pumped to the Winamac wastewater treatment plant, board members are looking at a rise in treatment costs because of the large amounts of...
The Winamac Town Council voiced their concerns about town employees cutting down trees in town. On June 15, electric department superintendent Doug Shorter said several trees in the town have been cut down including several ash trees damaged by the emerald ash borer. The town has been working with...
Pulaski County was distinguished with the honor of being one of seven counties to host a news conference for The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana on June 11. The meeting was hosted by Pulaski County Economic Development and sponsored by NIPSCO. The initiative is called Expedition...
Pulaski County Commissioners are beginning to take a hard look at their 2016 budget. During a regular commissioners’ meeting on Monday, the commissioners briefly discussed the budget with county auditor Shelia Garling. Garling gave a quick overview of the county budget reports. She compared...
The Francesville Fall Festival will have a new attraction this year as the town remembers history. During a regular meeting on June 1, Ron Schlatter approached the Francesville Town Council requesting permission to have a full-size replica of President Lincoln’s funeral train travel through town...
Pulaski County residents won’t be paying any extra taxes this year, as the wheel tax vote ended with a tie during a county council meeting on Monday. The idea of implementing the wheel tax has been discussed the last couple of months as the county is looking for additional funds to fix the roads....
With the Pulaski County Fair about a month away, 4-H members who have poultry projects are learning a new lesson due to the H5 avian influenza. On May 27, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health said all bird movements to events in the state that allow commingling of birds from different locations...
Monterey Town Council members are moving forward with a golf cart ordinance but some changes are underway. During a special meeting on May 26, council members met to hold a public hearing regarding a grant application and old business that included the proposed golf cart ordinance and the removing...

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