Working Well-Express Care Blessed in Portage


Franciscan Alliance conducted a blessing and dedication program in June for a recently opened WorkingWell-Express Care location at 3325 Willowcreek Road, Portage. The operation is in one of three Franciscan HealtheACCESS Clinic locations that were acquired last year and are...

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Indiana Unemployment Holds Steady in May

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Indiana’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held steady in May at 5-point-7-percent. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state's jobless rate mains over a-half of a percentage point below the national figure.

Indiana added 4,800 private sector jobs in May,...

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Indiana Dunes State Park One of 20 'Stunning Parks'


The Indiana Dunes State Park is included on a list of "20 Stunning State Parks Across the USA". An article in TheActiveTimes-dot-com says the fifteen miles of state park coast along the Lake Michigan shoreline in Porter County are known...

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Second Round of Postcards to Update Voter List

The Indiana Secretary of State's Election Division has sent out a second round of postcards to update the state's voter list.

“Hoosiers deserve to know they have accurate voter lists,” said Secretary of State Connie Lawson. “Across the nation, more...

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Body Recovered from Yellow River Near Plymouth

In northern Indiana, Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a body found on the Yellow River near Plymouth. The Indiana DNR says Thursday afternoon individuals canoeing on the river discovered the body of a male subject whose identity has not yet...

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Soap Box Derby is 68th Running of Region Tradition

Cites and towns across the Region each have their own summertime traditions, and one of the longest running is Valparaiso's Soap Box Derby Races. Saturday’s race will be the 68th running of the event. It begins at 9am on Lincolnway...

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Illiana Timeline Moved Back

The timeline for the proposed Illiana Expressway has been pushed back to later 2015 as discussions continue on its environmental impact. The US Fish and Wildlife Service is concerned about how 47-mile tollway would affect the endangered sheepnose mussel and...

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Griffith Bridge to be Replaced

The Arbogast Street Bridge over Cady Marsh Ditch in Griffith will be torn down so a new one can go up in its place. The Lake County Drainage Board has approved an emergency replacement of the recently-closed structure.  Town officials...

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Heavy Rain in the Region Thursday

Three inches of rainfall reported in Boone Grove and Lake Village last night. There was heavy rain across the Region, including Portage and Hebron. And in Crown Point, there was flash flooding along areas of Main Street and Greenwood Avenue,...

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Indiana Rep Loses Race for Majority Whip

House Republicans have chosen their new slate of leaders, following the primary defeat of majority leader Eric Cantor. ABC's Steven Portnoy reports the current number three in House GOP Leadership, Kevin McCarthy, is replacing Cantor as majority leader, and filing...

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