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Indiana U.S. Senator Braun Files Paperwork to Run for Governor

Indiana U.S. Senator Mike Braun is taking the first steps toward running for governor of the Hoosier state. The Republican filed paperwork for a 2024 run. Current Governor Eric Holcomb cannot seek re-election in 2024 because of Indiana’s gubernatorial term limits. Braun has served in the Senate since being elected in 2018 over incumbent Democratic […]

Congressman Mrvan Statement on Rail Labor Agreement

Indiana First District Congressman Frank J. Mrvan released a statement yesterday about his vote in support of providing an additional seven days of paid sick leave and the underlying rail agreement to avoid a shutdown of the nation’s rail system. “I supported the increase of an additional seven days of paid sick leave and the […]

“One City One Sound” Holiday Event in Michigan City

In Michigan City, One City One Sound is back in-person this holiday season. The event featuring over 850 musicians from all Michigan City Area Schools is Thursday, December 8th, 7pm at Michigan City High School. Admission is free but attendees are asked to bring a canned good or donation for the Salvation Army of Michigan […]

INDOT Public Information Meeting on US 30 Study

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will host a public information meeting this week on ProPEL US 30. The study team is seeking input on the vision and scope for the planning studies, including local transportation needs and community priorities along the US 30 corridor from Valparaiso to the Indiana/Ohio state line, excluding the Fort […]

Valparaiso Announces Recipient of 2022 Good Neighbor Award

The City of Valparaiso announced it has named Joe Baczynski as its Good Neighbor recipient for 2022, recognizing his exemplary commitment to the community. “Joe Baczynski gives generously of his time and energy to support veterans, seniors, children and the Valparaiso community. He makes a difference for so many, and we’re pleased to highlight his […]

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Gary Designated as Broadband Ready Community

In Gary, an announcement that the city has been designated as an official Broadband Ready Community. The state program was created as a tool to encourage broadband development throughout Indiana. A news release said Broadband Ready Community certification sends a signal to the telecommunication industry that a community has taken steps to reduce barriers to […]

Valparaiso Mayor Not Running for Re-election in 2023

In Valparaiso, Mayor Matt Murphy says he will not be seeking re-election next year. Murphy said in a statement his family’s small business was acquired by Urschel Laboratories and he has been offered a professional opportunity that will require his daily presence at Urschel headquarters in Chesterton beginning in January 2024. “I want to be […]

Valparaiso Wins 5A State Football Championship

At Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the Valparaiso Vikings were victorious in their prep football state title game against the Whiteland Warriors over the holiday weekend. Overall it’s Valpo’s second high school football championship and their first since 1975. Quarterback Justin Clark connected with Rocco Micciche for an 11-yard touchdown pass with just 15-seconds left […]

Indiana High School Football State Championships

In Indiana prep football, three teams from Northwest Indiana are headed to the state championships this Thanksgiving weekend. On Friday, in Class 2A, it’s Andrean vs. Evansville Mater Dei and also Friday, in Class 4A, New Prairie faces East Central. On Saturday in Class 5A Valparaiso takes on Whiteland for the state title. Here is […]

November is National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month and the Alzheimer’s Association says nearly half of all caregivers who provide help to older adults do so for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. “Caregiver support groups offer a safe place for dementia caregivers to develop a support system, exchange information and ideas, and simply share their feelings, […]