Memorial Day Ceremony Planned in Munster


Beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 26, the men and women of Munster VFW Post 2697 will conduct a ceremony at the Edward P. Robinson Community Veterans Memorial. The public is invited to take part in the activities...

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Two Allegedly Drive Victim to ATM, Steal Cash

In Gary, police are investigating the report of two men forcing their way into someone's car at gunpoint and driving the victim to multiple ATM's, withdrawing 200-dollars at the third stop. Officials say the incident started as the victim was...

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Ride of Silence in Chesterton


In Chesterton this evening [Wednesday May 21], the local police department will escort bicyclists participating in the Ride of Silence. The non-profit South Shore Trails is sponsoring the annual memorial ride, which is being held in locations across the country...

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Sheriff, Commissioner Seek to Lead Lake Co Dems


In Lake County, there are now two candidates who've announced their desire to be the next leader of the county's Democratic party – Sheriff John Buncich and County Commissioner Michael Repay. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. last week announced he's...

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Jim Dandy's Diner Closing May 31


This retro Region diner has served up a taste of the 1950's for many years in Hobart, and now that era is about to end.  Owners, Jim O'Kelly and his wife Linda have announced that Jim Dandy's, also known as...

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Flood Advisory Issued for Little Cal in Munster

A severe thunderstorm rumbled through the Region late Tuesday night, but there were no reports of serious damage or widespread power outages. One-inch hail was reported in  Hammond and Munster by a trained spotter, and the public reported hail the...

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219: Whiting Paints The Town Pink

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The City of Whiting is teaming up this month to battle Breast Cancer with it's 4 thAnnual Paint The Town Pink. Co-chair Stephanie Madison says last year's event raised $10,000 for the Cancer Resource Centre In Munster. A full...

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Next Phase of Toll Road Project to Begin

The next phase of a major reconstruction project on the Indiana Toll Road in Lake Station is about to begin. ITR Concession Company says starting Monday June 2 ndtraffic will be restricted to one lane on the ramp bridge...

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Indy Loses Bid for Second Super Bowl

The 2018 Super Bowl will be held in Minneapolis, following a vote by owners who opted for Minnesota's Twin Cities over Indianapolis and New Orleans Tuesday.  The city is planning a new one-billion dollar stadium at the site of the...

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Portage Police Officers Injured During Pursuit

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A 34 year old man faces multiple charges, including battery to law enforcement, after fleeing officers just after 11:30 this morning (Tuesday). Portage Police report they received calls of a suspicious vehicle with Illinois registration and that the subject was...

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