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Centier Bank donation supports Franciscan Health Prenatal Assistance Program

News release by Franciscan Health: CROWN POINT, Indiana – Centier Bank recently donated $3,000 to the Franciscan Health Prenatal Assistance Program to benefit the Diaper Pantry at the Franciscan Physician Network St. Clare Health Center in Crown Point. The Diaper Pantry provides free diapers, wipes, formula and other essentials for parents in financial need. “This year, it felt important to

March 30th, 2023|Local News|

‘Serious violent felon’ after traffic stop on Toll Road

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office says it arrested a “serious violent felon” after a traffic stop Tuesday morning on the Indiana Toll Road. At around 8:10 a.m., a deputy was stopped in the median of the Indiana Toll Road monitoring eastbound traffic near the 48-mile marker. A passenger vehicle passed by and gained the attention of the deputy. The

March 30th, 2023|Local News|

Purdue University Northwest to induct three leaders into Alumni Hall of Fame

News release by Purdue University Northwest: HAMMOND and WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest (PNW) has selected three impactful alumni to honor as its second annual PNW Alumni Hall of Fame class. PNW’s 2023 honorees include Robert Johnson III, Stewart “Stu” McMillan and Alfredo “Al” Sori. “These distinguished honorees embody the qualities of PNW alumni: people who built upon their

March 30th, 2023|Local News|

Longtime La Porte County Sheriff’s deputy retires

La Porte County Sheriff’s deputy Deputy Michael J. Walker retired on Monday, Sheriff Ronald Heeg announced. Deputy Walker was hired by the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office as a Jail Deputy on September 21, 2000.  He was promoted to the merit division on January 1, 2002. Deputy Walker attended the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy later that year and was a

March 30th, 2023|Local News|

Water sample collection to begin soon by LaPorte County Health Department

The LaPorte County Health Department says it will be accepting water samples starting April 3 on Mondays and Wednesdays only, with the exception of government holidays. The LaPorte Office is temporarily located in Michigan City, 302 W 8th Street - Suite 4. Their office in the County Complex building has been under renovation since the flood in December 2022. More

March 29th, 2023|Local News|
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Michigan City announces 2023 Easter Egg Hunt

Mayor Duane Parry announces the return of the Michigan City Easter Egg Hunt, to be held on Saturday, April 8,

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