Winamac

As the number of COVID-19 cases increase in the county and surrounding counties, county and town officials are looking at ways to help keep the public safe without trying to enforce too many restrictions.  One way of doing this was to implement an order or an ordinance that advises the public to...
The Winamac Parks and Recreation Board approved for tree work to be done around the girls’ softball field. It was suggested that now would be a good time for it to happen as games are not being played because of COVID-19.
The Winamac Parks and Recreation Board members are looking to the future and what the budget could look like with little cash flow for the rest of the year. The board met telephonically on April 23 to discuss a handful of topics that included the girls’ softball field, the budget, and the entrance...
Pulaski County Commissioners have ordered that residents must wear masks while in public and visiting businesses. The order is in effect on May 1. If residents are not wearing masks they can be cited with a Class B misdemeanor.
TM Construction has begun construction on the new addition to the Pulaski County EMS headquarters in Winamac. The project could be completed by the end of next month.
After more than a year of work and waiting, the addition to the Pulaski County EMS headquarters building has begun.  EMS director Brandon DeLorenzo recently informed county officials that the foundation has been poured and the addition construction has begun.  Talk regarding an addition or change...
Trying to find things to do at home can be a bit of a problem since Gov. Holcomb ordered everyone to stay there.  The stay at home order has caused many to resort to doing things they haven’t been able to do in a while such as go for a walk and prepare to plant a garden. They have also been reading...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Bernard Mittica, former fire chief, was traveling south on U.S. 35 with his 11-year-old granddaughter when the red 2003 GMC Sierra they were in was hit partially head-on by a black 2002 Mercury Mountaineer, driven by Shawn Knebel, traveling north on U.S. 35., south of CR 315 S. The drivers of the vehicles were flown to South Bend Memorial Hospital for injuries. The 11-year-old was treated and released.
A former Logansport Fire Chief was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on March 12 while traveling through Pulaski County.

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