LaPorte School Crossing Guard Locations, Safety Tips

LaPorte PD

Children will be going back to school next week in many northwest Indiana communities, including in LaPorte, where police want to remind residents of intersection safety. LaPorte Police report Adult School Crossing Guards will assist elementary children walking to school,...

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Strong Cities, Strong Communities Open House in Gary

City of Gary

The City of Gary is encouraging the community to come out this evening to learn more about the Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative. At this first open house, residents are also being invited to provide input on beautification projects that...

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LaPorte PD Wanted Person of the Week: Matthew Martinez

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A 27 year old man wanted on a warrant out of LaPorte Circuit Court for failure to appear for felony robbery and felony receiving stolen property is this week's “Wanted Person of the...

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Michigan City Workshop on Gateway Plan

In Michigan City today (Aug 13) the public and any interested parties are encouraged to attend a workshop on redevelopment strategies for the north end of the city. Examples of some recommendations include streetscaping and bridge enhancements, traffic flow and...

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Job Fair in Michigan City

Goodwill Industries of Michiana is partnering with Ivy Tech Community College and Blue Chip to host a Job Fair this Thursday, August 14th from 1 to 4 pm. The event will be held in Blue Chip’s Stardust Event Center in...

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Nearly 700,000 Hoosier Voters Listed as 'Inactive'

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says about  700-thousand Hoosier voters are now considered inactive. Since May, the state has mailed out over five-million postcards to refresh the statewide voters list. Now, county election officials are using the data to...

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State Funds Adoption Subsidy

In a letter to DCS Director Mary Beth Bonaventura, Indiana Governor Mike Pence has announced the state will fund the State Adoption Subsidy (SAS) for fiscal year 2015. State Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane of Anderson and Democrat State Senator...

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Purdue, Amazon Team Up to Reduce Textbook Costs

Purdue has announced a new collaboration with online retail giant Amazon. The Purdue Student Store, at, launched on Amazon Tuesday, and university officials in West Lafayette say it could save students up to 30 percent – or six-million dollars...

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Whiting Lakefront Park Open House Celebration

An open house celebration is underway at Whiting Lakefront Park through 4-o'clock today (11a-4pm Wednesday August 13). Today's event, spotlighting the city's shoreline, also includes a special program honoring the Whiting Science Olympiads, the Lakefront Park Bench Dedication ceremony and...

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Work on Airport Road in Portage


In Portage road crews today are grinding and preparing Airport Road for resurfacing. Expect flaggers and traffic delays along Airport Road between Central Avenue and Lute Road today in Portage....

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