JASPER COUNTY — A Hammond man hiding behind a dumpster in rural Jasper County was arrested for theft and false identifying by the county’s sheriff’s department on April 7.

DEMOTTE, Ind. — The Cemetery of Resurrection will soon be undergoing Spring cleanup for mowing. Any decoration not on the fittings or monuments will be discarded. If there is anything you would like to save, please remove it before May 1.

JASPER COUNTY — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department has a new K9 on its force.

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JASPER COUNTY — A Hammond man hiding behind a dumpster in rural Jasper County was arrested for theft and false identifying by the county’s sheriff’s department on April 7.

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DELPHI — A reward fund that was established to prompt people with information about the February 2017 homicides of two teen girls received a financial boost Monday.

DeMOTTE — A Rensselaer woman was taken into custody for domestic battery with a deadly weapon during an incident on March 21 in the area of 8th St. SE and Orchid St. SE in DeMotte.

WHEATFIELD — Kankakee Valley got a strong performance on the mound from sophomore Dylan Holmes to pick up a 3-1 victory over North Judson in the consolation game of the Kougar Klassic on Saturday morning.

DeMOTTE — Covenant Christian played its third game of the season and second ever on its new softball field at the school on Saturday morning, April 10.

WHEATFIELD — In a sure sign that spring is here, the Kankakee Valley winter sports teams and individuals were recently honored at the high school.

WHEATFIELD — After a delay of a year, the Kankakee Valley Lady Kougars’ softball team finally played its first game in the new Brian Flynn Field, located at the high school.


DEMOTTE, Ind. — Established in 2009, Perkins’ Good Earth Farm continues to add new features. The farm just recently completed its first winter season Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share and got its commercial kitchen certified, which paves the way for them to sell grab-and-go soups a…


WHEATFIELD, Ind. — Once completed the Dunn’s Bridge Solar Project will be the biggest solar array east of the Mississippi River. The two-phase project coming to 5,000 acres in and around Wheatfield will combine up to 700 megawatts of clean, solar energy with 75 megawatts of battery energy storage.


DEMOTTE, Ind. — On St. Patrick’s Day evening pizza gave the traditional corned beef and cabbage meal a run for its money in the DeMotte area as Burns Family Pizzeria hosted its first Give Back Night with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the Kankakee Valley Middle School Athletic De…

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