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Lane Closures on U.S. 30 in LaPorte and Starke counties

In LaPorte and Starke counties, U.S. 30 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between State Road 39 and U.S. 35 beginning "on or after" Monday, Oct. 18 for bridge work over the Kankakee River and Shearing Ditch. Lane closures will alternate between the passing and driving lanes. Work will be ongoing for approximately five days, and all

October 16th, 2021|Local News|

Food Bank of Northern Indiana mobile food distribution in Michigan City on Monday

There will be a mobile food distribution in Michigan City at Marquette Mall outside the old Carson Pirie Scott store on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. United Way, through a partnership with Food Bank and CCH, is providing both non-perishable and produce, offered free of charge. All items will be pre-boxed. The event is first come, first served, for

October 16th, 2021|Local News|

Operation Candy Corn Compliance verifies compliance of sexually violent predators and offenders against children in prior to Halloween

This past Thursday, the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office coordinated a County-wide compliance check of all sexually violent predators and offenders against children. The operation, named Operation Candy Corn Compliance, was a multi-law enforcement agency operation with deputies from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office, investigators from La Porte, Kingsford Heights and Michigan City Police, Michigan City Fugitive Apprehension Street

October 15th, 2021|Local News|

Valparaiso Police swear-in new officer

The Valparaiso Police Department on Friday added a new officer with the swearing-in of Jonathan Hazen.  Mayor Matt Murphy performed the ceremony within the council chambers of City Hall.  Chief Balon, with numerous officers and civilian staff, joined several members of Jonathan’s family, who were in attendance to witness the event.  Jonathan is a 2001 graduate of Valparaiso High School

October 15th, 2021|Local News|

Humane Indiana grows its 2021 “Festival of Owls.”

The public can see several species of owl such as the Screech, Barn, Barred, Snowy, Great Horned Owls at Humane Indiana’s upcoming Festival of Owls. Humane Indiana’s Wildlife team is gearing up for its 6th Annual Festival of Owls, sponsored by Cleveland Cliffs, Urschel and NIPSCO, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23. Humane Indiana CEO, Brian Fitzpatrick said the event quickly

October 15th, 2021|Local News|
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Chesterton Hometown Holiday Celebration taking place Nov. 27

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce announced the Chesterton Hometown Holiday Celebration will take place Nov. 27. The celebration features the

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