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Two Lowell troopers receive lifesaving awards

The Indiana State Police held an awards and recognition ceremony in Indianapolis Friday, where two Lowell troopers received lifesaving awards. From the Lowell Post, Trooper Jordin Bilthuis and Trooper Israel Rosillo were recognized for life-saving action they took in Lake County this past year. On September 11, 2021, just before midnight, Troopers Bilthuis and Rosillo responded to a dispatch of

June 26th, 2022|Local News|

Kayaks now available to rent at Stone Lake beach in La Porte

Kayaks are now available to rent at Stone Lake Beach in La Porte. The rental station is located across from the accessible kayak launch. Download the self-service mobile app, Rent.Fun, to unlock and rent kayaks by the hour. The rental, which is $20 per hour, includes the paddle and required U.S. Coast Guard-approved life vest (person between 90-300 lbs.) The

June 25th, 2022|Local News|

Local Trooper named 2021 Indiana State Police Trooper of the Year

Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter announced on Friday that the recipient of the 2021 Indiana State Police Trooper of the Year is Trooper Andrew D. Rasala Jr.  Rasala is the first trooper assigned to the Lowell Post to receive this accolade. He is also the 2021 Trooper of the District for the Lowell Post. During 2021, Rasala was

June 25th, 2022|Local News|

Lane closures on Willowdale Road in Portage

The Portage Police announced that the southbound lane of Willowdale Road will be closed intermittently between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, weather permitting. The closure is for the installation of new driveway aprons in front of Myers Elementary School. A detour route will be marked.

June 25th, 2022|Local News|

La Porte Police Department reminding public of fireworks ordinance

The La Porte Police Department is reminding the public of the city’s fireworks ordinance. Police said, “A friendly reminder to all that the following dates and times residents are allowed to fire fireworks is June 28th through July 9th from 5pm until 11pm. The exception is on the 4th of July the hours are from 10 a.m. until midnight.” A

June 25th, 2022|Local News|
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