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Mt. Baldy to Remain Closed this Summer

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(Photos Courtesy of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore)

Mt. Baldy will remain closed this summer as scientists continue their investigation. Officials with the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore today announced despite the use of ground penetrating radar and data gathering, scientists still...

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Presentation on Readiness for Community Crises

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The public is invited to hear a presentation this evening at IU Northwest on readiness for community crises. The presentation will be led by Shari Veil, the Director of Risk Sciences Division at the University of Kentucky, which begins at...

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McCowan Conviction and Sentence Upheld

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The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and prison sentence of a 21-year-old man found guilty of fatally shooting former girlfriend Amanda Bach of Portage. Dustin McCowan was sentenced to 60-years in prison in March of last year...

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219: Jeff Blair To Walk The Lincoln Highway

Have you ever been so passionate about a project you wanted everyone to know? Jeff Blair, President of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association, is walking across the state to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association and the Lincoln Highway Association....

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VFW Commander-in-Chief Welcomed in St. John

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The Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars was welcomed in St. John this morning. William A. "Bill" Thien was the guest of honor at VFW Post 717 welcome breakfast.

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Thien, a Navy and Vietnam vet, was greeted with full...

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No Print Week Encouraged

Pause before hitting print – as part of Earth Day and Earth Week events, leaders in Illinois are asking state employees and other residents to make it ‘No Print Week,’ to help reduce unnecessary paper use. Mike Claffey with the...

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East Chicago Schools Discuss Consolidation Plans

Additional public meetings are coming up tonight (Thursday April 24) and Monday (April 28) on realignment and consolidation plans being discussed in the School City of East Chicago Proposals include closing Washington Elementary and redrawing boundaries. The East Chicago School...

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East Chicago to Discuss South Shore Expansion Funds

The City of East Chicago is planning to discuss at a workshop meeting today whether or not to pledge funds to extending the South Shore line eight miles south, from Hammond to Dyer. East Chicago is the largest city in...

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New Orthodox Cemetery Planned in Merrillville

In Merrillville, the town's Board of Zoning Appeals has granted a special exception needed for a new Orthodox cemetery and the request next goes before the Town Council. St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church is proposing to establish the new cemetery...

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Former School Official to Plead Guilty

A former business manager for the Lake Ridge Schools in Lake County is scheduled to plead guilty in Hammond Federal Court to charges of theft and tax evasion after being accused of embezzling more than 134-thousand dollars from the school...

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