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The Town of Francesville has been talking about generators for the last few meetings and on Monday night they approved to purchase one. The decision to purchase a new generator was made because of a recent ice storm that left the area without power for more than 24 hours. During the storm, one of...
After much chastising from the Monterey Town Council during a regular meeting, they decided to let bids on the upgrading of the wastewater treatment plant and sewer system project.  On Feb. 10, Monterey council members met with representatives from Commonwealth Engineering and Kankakee-Iroquois...
Although the Long Branch property is nothing more than a sandlot, the Winamac Town Council isn’t done with the renovation of it.  During a regular meeting on Feb. 8, the council members agreed that the area looks good, but a decision of what to do with it wasn’t made. The Long Branch building was...
Former Pulaski County Sheriff Mike Gayer’s attorney says Pulaski County shouldn’t presume Gayer is guilty. He believes that Gayer is another statistic of a trend that is happening in Indiana — a witch hunt on former sheriffs.  Gayer’s attorney Bryan Cook said there is a “sickening trend” happening...
A handful of county races are making for an eventful primary election in Pulaski County.  Republicans are stepping out causing four contested local races including office of auditor, county commissioner District 1, county commissioner District 2, and county council at-large. The office of recorder...
After months of discussion and crunching numbers, the Pulaski County Council has approved a new salary matrix.  During a joint session on Monday before and after the regular county council meeting, council members again debated whether a salary matrix that includes raises for some employees would...
No one was home when Winamac Volunteer Firefighters responded to a fire on Feb. 3 at 6:18 a.m
Firefighters are ruling the fire at 916 Agnew St. in Winamac, as having been set, according to Winamac Fire Chief Bill Weaver.  On Feb. 3 at 6:18 a.m. Winamac Volunteer Firefighters were called to the home after a neighbor saw smoke. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:25 a.m.  On Feb. 4, state fire...
A search warrant was executed on Gayer’s home in Francesville on Sept. 22, 2015.
Former Pulaski County Sheriff Mike Gayer is pleading his innocence after an Indiana State Board of Accounts report was recently released and indicates that Gayer is to reimburse the county approximately $20,632.19 for missing equipment and the State of Indiana $6,005.15 for audit costs.  A special...
Derak S. Wireman
Rensselaer Police are asking for the assistance of residents as they are looking for a man who is considered armed and dangerous.   Police are looking for Derak S. Wireman, 21, who is suspected of shooting into three residences in Rensselaer. Wireman is 5’10” and weighs about 140 pounds. He has...
Pulaski County EMA Director Sheri Gaillard (second from right) was part of an incident management team that recently assisted the City of Baltimore with snow removal.
Two Pulaski County locals are returning home after spending several days in Baltimore where about 30 inches of snow fell.  Pulaski County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Sheri Gaillard and Fulton County EMA Director Larry Hoover were two members of an incident management team that...

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