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Demolition of the Long Branch began on Tuesday. The building is now a pile of rubble. 
An excavator sits ready for the demolition of the Long Branch Hotel at the corner of West Main and Logan streets. Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers said work should begin this week.  Work began on Tuesday with the tearing down of the structure.  To see video of the demolition, click here.See more...
The rumble of a building collapsing took many by surprise on April 23, as a portion of the Sportsman’s Bar and Grill building caved in.
Monterey Town Council members have again voiced their frustration over the collapsed eyesore in the middle of town.  During a regular meeting on Jan. 13, council members discussed the collapsed Sportsman’s Bar and Grill and how they are frustrated with the county because the situation does not...
Sarah Stankus, 4, welcomes her new baby sister, Sophia Michelle Stankus, who is the first baby of the new year to be born at Pulaski Memorial Hospital. Mom Abigail Stankus said she wasn’t expecting to have the first baby of the new year.
The first baby to be born in Pulaski County has arrived right on time.  Sophia Michelle Stankus was born on Jan. 12 at 7:28 a.m. to Abigail Stankus and Todd Nicholas.  Sophia was 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. She was welcomed into the world by her big sister, Sarah, who is 4. ...
Francesville town officials spent a meeting discussing what options they have in regards to a portable generator.  At a regular meeting, Monday evening, the council heard that their plans to purchase a small portable generator are going to cost more than they anticipated.  During a previous town...
As Pulaski Memorial Hospital continues to find ways to improve quality of care, residents are asked to give their feedback.  Pulaski Memorial Hospital is offering the community a chance to express what they believe is missing from the community or what they would like to see more of in the...
Pulaski County Election Board members Laura Bailey, Christi Hoffa and Jon Frain are preparing for a historic year as this is the first time voting centers will be used in the county.
Voting center plans for the election this year topped the agenda of the election board meeting on Jan. 7. The plan of five voting centers in the county was recently submitted and approved by the State. Now election board members are taking the next steps to implement the plans for the 2016 primary...
Although numerous hours of research and work were put into the proposed urban chicken pilot program, the Winamac Town Council opposed the idea.  During the last several months, Maggie Czech has approached the council with a proposed urban chicken idea. She would like to have chickens in her...
Francesville approves compensation increase The Francesville Town Council had little hesitation in approving an increase in compensation for the fire chief, secretary and treasurer.  During a regular meeting on Jan. 4, the council unanimously approved the increase.  The idea for a compensation...
The ISTEP scores that the school administration officials have been dreading were released by the Indiana Department of Education with mixed results.  Locally, students followed the predicted results of lower scores, some not as frustrating as others.  The results are the first state assessment to...

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