Local News Links

Below are links to more info on news stories that we have reported on the air.

Blood Drive at Franciscan Health Rensselaer

This will be from 10-2, 11/10, at Bloodmobile in the front parking lot
To register:



Franciscan Health in Lafayette

This hospital location is offering clinical trials and research.
For more information, call 765-502-4015.



Franciscan Health Tackling Tough Times Together program, and to  join a public Facebook group:
or the project website:
College Goal Sunday, an event to help parents and students fill out the FAFSA form to apply for grants, need-based scholarships, and federal education loans, will be held virtually this year on October 25, 2020, beginning at 1 pm, Central Time.
Parents and students will need to have:  2019 tax returns, W-2s from that year, driver’s license number, bank statements, and more.  To see the checklist of what you will need to join the meeting, log onto collegegoalsunday.org
It is strongly recommended you have an FSA ID, prior to the event. Find out more at studentaid.gov.


Small businesses in Pulaski County (fewer than 100 employees), are encouraged to apply for a grant to offset COVID expenses.  The only way to do so is online, and here are the instructions:
Click on the Economic Development link
scroll to the bottom of the page to find “COVID 19 Grant Info”, and click there to apply



To learn more about making donations to the Hoopeston Animal Rescue Team (HART)
hartshelterteam@gmail. com
To inquire on making monetary donations:



New technology is available to fight COVID.  More information can be found by emailing:


Homeowners, business owners, and renters who suffered losses from floodwaters and heavy rain on June 27, 2020, can now apply for SBA Loans.  Counties approved are Newton, Jasper, Benton, and Lake in Indiana, as well as Iroquois and Kankakee in Illinois.
To apply and learn more, go to https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela or call 800-659-2955.  Email for assistance to disastercustomerservice@sba.gov
Individuals who are hard of hearing or deaf may call 800-877-8339.



To report  non-emergency damage in Iroquois County, Illinois


Dog Obedience School at Rensselaer Republican Dog Park.  For more information and to sign up, email
  Growing Patch Learning Center in Remington and Goodland Early Learning Center is looking for teachers and cooks at both locations by calling:
Growing Patch: Margaret, 219-208-3097 x6971
Goodland Learning Center: Maureen 765-742-4033 x6961



To find testing locations for COVID 19 in Indiana, log onto:
coronavirus.in.gov, and click on the testing tab at the top of the page.
To schedule an appointment for a test if you are symptomatic, go to:
lhi.care/COVID testing or call 888-634-1123
(that is the SMALL LETTER for L…lhi)
Veterans, mental health resources can be found at:


To find out more about homeowners and owners options during the pandemic, log onto 877gethope.org or call 877-Get Hope
To find applications for Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) grants for recycling projects.