BROOK — The fundraising for the 2020-2021 Brook-Iroquois Township Community Fund is getting underway and residents will receive a letter soon.
EARL PARK — The Earl Park Library will be changing its hours starting November 1st. They will be open Monday 12-5, Tuesday 12-6, Wednesday 12-5, Friday 12-5, and Saturday 9-1. The library will be closed Thursday and Sunday.
NEWTON COUNTY — Do you have type 2 diabetes? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to live well while reducing your health risks? If so, Purdue Extension has a great program for you!
- Humidity: 68%
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- Sunrise: 07:12:40 AM
- Sunset: 05:56:43 PM
Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy this afternoon. High 48F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
A few passing clouds, otherwise generally clear. Low 34F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 51F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
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WOLCOTT – Three people who were originally “persons of interest” have turned into suspects in connection with the discovery of two bodies Thursday in a home in downtown Wolcott.
NEWTON COUNTY- On Friday morning (Oct. 16), a state trooper from the Lowell post stopped a 2020 Nissan Altima for several traffic violations on U.S. 41 in Newton County.
KENTLAND — Newton County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Drinski has filed a motion to withdraw the plea agreement to Ashley Garth in connection to the murder of Nicole Bowen.
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CHESTERTON — Cold weather and a brisk wind keep many people indoors but for Cross Country athletes this is normal weather. On Saturday, October 17th Newton County arrived at the course which w…
BOONE GROVE — North Newton got off to a slow start and could never recover in a 25-9, 25-16, 25-17 loss to North Judson in the opening round of the Boone Grove 2A Sectional on Oct. 15.
CHALMERS — Expectation.
RENSSELAER — A large group of Newton County runners placed well in the cross country sectional at Rensselaer Oct. 10 in what has been a very uncertain fall sports season for many across the state.
MOROCCO — In their final home game, North Newton had to get over some unexpected loss of personnel to get past North White 26-15 Oct. 9.
KENTLAND — Kentland Federal Savings & Loan Association is celebrating 100 years in business and was recently honored by the Independent Community Bankers of America (IBCA).
WEST LAFAYETTE — Faculty, staff and graduate students from the Purdue College of Agriculture and Purdue Extension were recently awarded eight North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Resea…
WEST LAFAYETTE — Indiana AgrAbility, hosted at Purdue University, and the Indiana chapter of the Farmer Veteran Coalition invite military veterans to join them for the Veteran Farmer Workshop …
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(The Center Square) – Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill responded to what he called threats to religious congregations in one Indiana county with a letter warning local health officials to back off.
(The Center Square) – As calls for police reform and defunding police departments across the nation continue, a new report shows Indiana spends less per capita on police and corrections than any other state in the nation.