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Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine presented the idea of giving the employees of the sheriff’s office a pay raise and it might set a standard for other county departments. During a regular Pulaski County Council meeting on Monday, Richwine said he wants to compensate the employees of the sheriff’...
Worrying about the bites of mosquitoes is not the only insect locals should be concerned about. Warmer temperatures combined with tall wet grass and wooded areas, are the perfect breeding grounds for ticks that are increasing in number, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
Laws regarding open burning sparked conversation during a Pulaski County Fire and Rescue Association meeting on July 2. Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Compliance and Enforcement Manager Brock Jones was invited to speak with local emergency responders about open burning laws...
Winamac Volunteer Firefighters responded to a fire call at the Winamac Eagles Post #2580 at 8:25 a.m. on July 8. 
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...

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