Lake Co Salvation Army Seek Donations for Pilger, NE

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The Salvation Army of Lake County is asking residents of northwest Indiana for monetary donations to help those affected by the tornadoes in Pilger, Nebraska. As of today emergency service teams remain at the scene and relief efforts will continue...

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AUDIO: Local Contestant in Miss Indiana Pageant

The Miss Indiana Pageant has gotten underway and our own Steve Zana spoke with a local contestant in this edition of the "219". To listen to the interview click News Audio On Demand at...

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LaPorte PD Reminding Teens/Parents of Curfew Rules

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In LaPorte, police offering teens and their parents a reminder regarding curfew hours. LaPorte Police say the purpose of a curfew for minors is to aid in reducing juvenile crime and to protect young people from being victimized. The City...

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Westville Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash Last Week Dies

An autopsy was scheduled for today for a Westville man who died on Wednesday afternoon at an Illinois hospital as the result of injuries sustained last week in a motorcycle crash. The Times reports Jeremy Wier was heading east on...

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Gypsy Moth Treatment in Westville June 26th

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Next week an aerial treatment to disrupt the mating process of gypsy moths will take place in Westville. Indiana DNR State Entomologist Phil Marshall told the Region News Team one or more low-flying airplanes will treat the site which helps...

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Children Report Man Approached Them in Aberdeen Park

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In Aberdeen, three children report they were approached by a man inquiring about a lost dog while playing at a playground Wednesday afternoon. The Porter County Sheriff's office reports the man is described as as a heavy-set white male in...

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Dr. McAfee Named Sagamore of the Wabash

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A special announcement at the end of last night's Porter County Community Foundation annual celebration.  Longtime northwest Indiana veterinarian Dr. Larry McAfee of Valparaiso received the Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest honor bestowed upon a citizen by the state...

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Coast Guard Lk Michigan Change-of-Command Ceremony


Capt. Matthew Sibley, outgoing commander of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee; Rear Adm. Fred Midgette, commander of the Coast Guard 9th District in Cleveland; and Capt. Amy Cocanour, commander of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, pause for a...

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Health Officials See Jump in Shigellosis Cases

State health officials say a bacterial illness often spread at swimming pools is putting a damper on summer fun in parts of Central Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health says Marion County and four surrounding counties, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks...

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Indiana Participates in Multi-State Earthquake Exercise

Indiana, Illinois and six other states are participating in an earthquake readiness exercise this week. The Central United States Earthquake Consortium's (CUSEC)  “CAPSTONE-14” began Monday and continues through tomorrow (Friday). It simulates earthquakes along both the New Madrid fault line...

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