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Town of Chesterton awarded another Community Crossings grant

The Town of Chesterton announced it has been awarded another 50/50 Community Crossings state infrastructure grant. This grant is in the amount of $383,772.75, which is the full amount for which it applied, according to the Town of Chesterton. The grant will be used next year for three paving projects: East Porter Ave. between South Calumet Road and Ind. 49:

December 7th, 2022|Local News|

City of La Porte gives update on leaf pickup

The City of La Porte stated on Tuesday that the street department has begun the second round for leaf pick-up this week. As they did with the first round, they will work clockwise around the city. The city noted there were several factors that pushed the pickup back this year with “leaves falling late, early snow and heavy winds, to

December 7th, 2022|Local News|

Lake County Police assist U.S. Secret Service, counterfeiting suspect arrested

Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez on Tuesday joined the United States Secret Service Chicago Field Office in thanking dozens of Lake County Sheriff’s Department police officers for helping bring down a “large-scale” counterfeiting suspect to justice. “The work of these officers was critical to the investigation, and execution of a search warrant,” Martinez stated on social media.  “More than $150,000

December 7th, 2022|Local News|

Traffic stop leads to drug charges and discovery of wanted felon

A traffic stop led to several drug charges and the discovery of a wanted felon in South Bend, according to Indiana State Police. On Monday, troopers with the Indiana State Police Bremen Post All Crimes Policing Team (ACP) and officers with the South Bend Police Department Strategic Focus Unit (SFU) arrested a South Bend man and woman on numerous drug

December 7th, 2022|Local News|

Commissioner swears in last Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults class of 2022

Franciscan Health’s partnership with the Lake County Courts to provide volunteer advocates for elderly and incapacitated adults who are unable to represent themselves now has four new members. Lake Superior Court Probate Commissioner Ben Ballou swore in a class of four Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) in a ceremony Nov. 30. Jack E. Dusek, Jr. of Munster,

December 7th, 2022|Local News|
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