September Volunteer Training

  From Compassion to Action 2017 September Volunteer Training   Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in St. Joseph, La Porte, Elkhart, LaGrange, Starke, Marshall, Kosciusko and Fulton Counties. The next Volunteer Training is in September & October. No previous health care experience is necessary. Volunteers are needed for:   ·        Patient Care ·        Companionship … Continue reading September Volunteer Training

Rainbow Splash 5K

Time is running out for pre-registration for the Rainbow Splash 5K.  Get signed up today!  It’s a fun and colorful way to help kids. The Rainbow Splash takes place Sunday, August 20th. The run/walk begins at 8 AM at the Hamlet Fire Station and follows a scenic route through Hamlet. Get splashed with vibrant colors as … Continue reading Rainbow Splash 5K

Moonlit 5K

Hoot With The Owls – Run With The Chargers   This moonlight 5K fun run/walk is going to be a hoot! It will be an evening run, instead of morning, and you’ll be traversing the Lake Galbraith trail instead of paved streets. There will be luminaries lighting your way as you move along the prairie-lined … Continue reading Moonlit 5K

Art – Fun- History

Art – Fun – History Coming to Hamlet Some festivals are all about fun events, some about history and others about art and music.  The Yellowstone Trail Fest (YTF) combines them all in creating a truly “sociability” weekend for the community and surrounding areas. August 19 & 20th at the Starke County Fairgrounds in Hamlet … Continue reading Art – Fun- History

Chester, Inc celebrates 70 years!

VALPARAISO: Valparaiso based Chester, Inc is celebrating its 70th year in business. In 1947, Orville Redenbacher and Charles Bowman established Chester Incorporated, after purchasing the George F. Chester & Sons Seed company. At that time, Bowman was Manager of the Purdue Ag Alumn Seed Improvement Association, Lafayette, Indiana, and was formerly Manager of the Indiana … Continue reading Chester, Inc celebrates 70 years!

Republicans accepting internship apps

Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2018 legislative session. The House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity to participate in state government at the Indiana Statehouse while gaining valuable hands-on experience. This paid program during the spring semester gives college students the chance to work one-on-one with state legislators while seeing firsthand … Continue reading Republicans accepting internship apps

From Senator Ed Charbonneau, Unemployment in Indiana

State Unemployment RateContinues To Fall Indiana’s unemployment rate fell to 3 percent in June, making it the lowest rate we have seen since October 2000. At this rate, we remain below the 4.4 percent national average, and continue to outrank our neighboring states, with Michigan at 3.8 percent, Illinois at 4.7 percent, Ohio at 5 … Continue reading From Senator Ed Charbonneau, Unemployment in Indiana

Starke Hospital earns Gold Seal

Starke Hospital achieves Joint Commission re-accreditation Knox, Ind. – Starke Hospital has once again earned the Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission, renewing the hospital’s accreditation for the next three years. The award demonstrates the hospital’s continuous compliance with high-quality performance standards, and reflects the organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective … Continue reading Starke Hospital earns Gold Seal

Rusty Strings Duo

Rusty Strings duo to bring sing-along favorites to August First Friday   La Porte, Ind. – Back in 1980, opposites attracted when two individuals with polar musical interests found common ground. Bob and Sheila Thompson, also known Rusty Strings, have been delighting audiences ever since with a range of musical performances including Irish, bluegrass, folk, gospel and … Continue reading Rusty Strings Duo