Are you interested in becoming a commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) remote pilot or are already flying without the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification but would like to obtain your license?

MOROCCO — The North Newton School Corporation is now in the process of pre-registering student for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year available on the school corporation website at: www.nn.k12.in.us, go to the Kindergarten Page to complete the survey so more information can be sent out about…

BROOK — The Town of Brook is looking for a new clerk/treasurer. At a special town council meeting on Feb. 26, the resignation of Clerk/Treasurer Maria D‘Ambrose was accepted.

NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. — Trudging through the cold north winds on an early March morning, icy rains slashing my face, I make my way from the parking lot to the Kankakee Sands greenhouse. Clomp-clomp, clomp-clomp. I slide open the greenhouse door and am instantly transported to a state of bliss …

MOROCCO, Ind. — Newton County, in cooperation with Brook, Goodland, Kentland, Morocco, and Mount Ayr have prepared an update to the 2010 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) to address the risk and vulnerability of communities in the county which may be affected by known natural, technologica…

NEWTON COUNTY — Abundant, high-quality groundwater is essential to our nation and citizens. However, shallow groundwater can easily become unusable by poor management practices. Protecting this valuable resource is a responsibility we each have an important role in.

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MOROCCO — The Town of Morocco’s focus on downtown revitalization got a major boost in the arm last week with the announcements of two new businesses arriving in the near future.

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MOROCCO— Newton County 4-H has established a new club for 2021 called the Clover Camera Corps. In this club, you will learn about photography through workshops and special themed assignments. This new club is for 7th graders up to 12th-grade.

BROOK — Brook Library’s most popular program is back – Take and Make style. Children 12 and under can pick up a kit to build their very own 13-inch stuffed elephant decked out in Cat in the Hat attire. This soft plush will make the perfect buddy for your child to read to – encouraging them t…

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LAKE VILLAGE — The Lake Township Fire Department conducted an ice rescue training with several other departments in the area recently. There are many different water sources in the area and this is the time when ice fishing can be very popular and dangerous. “Ice water rescue is something ou…

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Innovators at Purdue’s Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) have used their expertise to make the on-campus testing facility one of the only labs in Indiana actively looking for and able to detect the UK variant of the COVID-19 virus.