Memorial Day Weekend Blood Donation Opportunities

Red Cross

In light of the Memorial Day weekend, the American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to schedule appointments to give blood while making their summer plans. Tracy Fox, Communications Director for the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region, told the Region News...

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Purdue Extension Centennial

Centennial Signing Pic

(Photo Courtesy of Purdue Extension. Featured back row left to right: 2 ndDistrict Commissioner, Gerry Scheub; Nutrition Education Program Supervisor, Tonya Sanders; 4-H Youth Development Educator, Julie Jones; 4-H Youth Development Educator, Jennifer Govan; Extension Board Member, Lynda Bodie;...

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EB I-80/94 Backing up due to Crash at Ripley Street

Crash under Ripley

An injury crash has the far right lane closed eastbound Interstate 80/94 at Ripley Street.  The affected area in the Lake Station corridor is in the work zone that has a left lane restriction so currently that means only two...

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New IN Student Vaccination Requirements for Fall 2014

Indiana has approved new vaccine requirements for incoming Kindergarten and Grade 12 students, effective for the 2014 fall semester. According to the new requirements, Kindergarten students will need two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine in addition to the previously required...

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Toll Road Lane Closures Removed for Holiday Weekend


Officials with the Indiana Toll Road report a moratorium on road construction began this morning and will last until 8pm Tuesday, May 27 th, with regularly scheduled construction projects to resume on Thursday, May 29 th. ITR Concession...

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Former Burnham Clerk Pleads Guilty to Stealing Funds

A former longtime public official in south-suburban Burnham accused of taking more than 650-thousand dollars from her office, and using most of the cash to gamble at casinos in Indiana and elsewhere, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and filing...

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Post Office Idea to Cut Debt: Communal Mail Boxes

The Post Office has an idea to dig out of its billions of dollars of debt - and it involves making us walk to a community postal box to pick up our mail. ABC News reports researchers say the Post...

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Resurfacing Work Backing up Calumet Ave Exit Ramp

Calumet Ave exit backing up

All lanes eastbound Borman (I-80/94) are reportedly moving under posted speeds with heavy volume due to a backup on the Calumet Ave. exit ramp.  That backup is due to
resurfacing work being done today on the Calumet Avenue Bridge over...

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INDOT: Road Work Moratorium for Holiday Weekend

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A road work moratorium in northwest Indiana is scheduled to begin around noon tomorrow and will continue through the early morning hours Tuesday to allow drivers to get to their destinations as safely and efficiently as possible. INDOT Spokesperson Matt...

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Man Charged with Burglary/Arson of Cedar Lake Home

Cedar lake Metro PD
Charges were filed today against a Laurel, Indiana man in reference to a house fire in Cedar Lake last October which was later determined to be a burglary/arson. Cedar Lake Police report an investigation determined the suspect, Christian Bulmer, had...

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