WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University will require and pay for all West Lafayette campus-bound students to be tested for COVID-19 before moving into residence halls and attending classes this fall.
LAKE VILLAGE — Fate, divine intervention whatever you want to call it — something or someone was overlooking the intersection of State Route 10 and U.S. 41 in northern Newton County on June 11.
KENTLAND — Kentland Library’s Summer Reading Program is boldly moving along. Grab and Go Activity and STEM kits are moving off the shelves, along with books, videos, audiobooks, and magazines. The library continues to offer two types of Grab and Go Activity Kits, one for children of all ages…
KENTLAND — The aftermath of the major flash flooding that hit Kentland recently was the main subject of the Kentland Town Council meeting on July 8.
KENTLAND — The temperature was in the 90s with the heat index even higher, but for everyone at South Newton’s football field for the Commencement of the Class of 2020 — there was no other place they would rather be.
KENTLAND — Newton County Clerk Jessica Firkins would like to remind county residents that Petitions of Nomination and Consent for School Board Offices may be filed in the Clerk’s Office beginning July 22, 2020 through August 21, 2020 at 12:00 Noon.
INDIANAPOLIS — A total of $300,000 in state funding will be distributed to 11 Indiana food banks to provide assistance and services to Hoosiers in need. The funding came from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, through the Indiana General Assembly.
WATSEKA – Iroquois Memorial Hospice has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2019 calendar year.
KENTLAND — The Covenant Federated Church in Kentland has received cleaning kits from the Salvation Army, which are available to any flood victims that need them.
MOROCCO — The North Newton Class of 2020 will share a special bond unlike any other class before them and the 73 graduates were able to beat the 91-plus degree heat to accept their diplomas July 5 being together as a group for the first time in nearly four months.
This July we will be busy with harvesting hundreds of pounds of sedge seeds to include in this year’s prairie planting at Kankakee Sands. We will be harvesting twelve different sedges, each one so unique, and really quite lovely, if you just take the time to lean in and look more closely.
HOUSTON — Like many others in 2020, North Newton graduate Alyce Kessler had to make some major adjustments when COVID-19 hit as she was literally taken from the athletic sideline to the epidemic front line.
KENTLAND — On his last official day as South Newton High School Principal, Charles Huckstep set up the football field to get ideas for the outside graduation July 5 and helped with food distribution for needy families.
KENTLAND — Kentland’s annual Town Wide Yard Sale, sponsored by the Kentland Area Chamber of Commerce has been rescheduled for Friday, July 31, and Sat. Aug. 1.
NEWTON COUNTY — Newton County Public Library has redesigned our summer reading experience into a summer exploration event – we are offering four weeks of virtual entertainment, engagement, and exploration for youth from 3 to 18, beginning on Monday July 6th.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb announced a new stage to his “Back on Track Indiana” plan that will see a pause in reopening Indiana’s economy.
INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed Executive Order 20-33 to extend the prohibition on evictions, foreclosures, and the disconnection of utility services.
JASPER COUNTY — U. S. Representative Jim Baird, in a phone interview on June 24, said the PPP (payroll protection program) still has $129 billion available for loans to small businesses which have lost revenue since the pandemic forced the shut down of businesses across the state and the cou…
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INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) reminds Hoosiers administrative penalty fees (late fees) will resume July 1. All Hoosiers with expired driver’s licenses, permits, state identification cards, and vehicle registrations would have to complete renewal transactions before …