WESTVILLE — The Purdue University Northwest Center for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) will offer an OSHA 501: Outreach Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry course May 10 through May 13, at the North Central campus.
STARKE/LAPORTE COUNTY — Qualifying women are able to have free breast and cervical cancer screenings this month, offered by the healthcare professionals of La Porte and Starke hospitals, and La Porte Physician Network.
WEST LAFAYETTE —Starke County has been singled out among five Indiana organizations to have been recognized with the 15th annual Inspiring Families and Building Communities Award, given by Purdue University's College of Health and Human Sciences.
KNOX —The Knox School Board met Nov. 16, discussing the future of bus transport and the budget.
Mark Jensen, transportation director for the corporation, reported that of 39 buses, the vehicles range from 1997 to the 2015 year models.
INDIANA — Congresswoman Jackie Walorski announced to local constituents that a member of her staff will be visiting areas across Northern Indiana to address resident's concerns.
Staff will be at the Argos Town Hall, 201 West Walnut St., Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. EST.
U.S. Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) announced that a member of his staff will be in Knox in Starke County.
The Senator will be holding local office hours for constituents on Monday, Nov. 16 at the Starke County Public Library from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. CST.
Knox Community High School will present Arthur Miller's American Tragedy, "The Crucible" on Friday, Nov. 13 and Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. See the Nov. 12 edition of The Starke County Leader for the exclusive story on the students and their efforts to bring this classic to the Knox stage.
NORTH JUDSON — A North Judson man has been shot, according to an official release by the Indiana State Police (ISP) Nov. 3.
Currently, ISP detectives from the Lowell Post are investigating the case at the request of the Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin.