Financing Received for Crown Point Sports Dome

A group looking to build a sports dome in Crown Point has received four-point-one million dollars in funding to build a sports dome on the city's 95 acre Sportsplex in the 13-hundred block of East North Street. The Times reports...

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Phone Scam Reminder: Verify Call Before Sending Money

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In Portage, police are reminding residents to always verify the legitimacy of a call that asks you to send money, after a resident today received a call saying a relative of theirs was in jail and needed money for bond....

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LAUW Recognizes Cargill Workplace Campaign

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(Photo Courtesy of Lake Area United Way.  From left to right: LAUW Development
Director T.J. Holsen, Susan Dolinski, Starch Department Supervisor, Sam Neal,
Hammond Facility Manager, LAUW Board Member Christina Herrera.)

Cargill Texturizing Solutions in Hammond has been recognized by...

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Alcohol Restrictions on S. Shore Trains This Weekend

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NICTD announced today there will be alcohol restrictions for passengers starting tomorrow which will continue throughout the weekend in light of the 2014 Taste of Chicago. On Friday, alcohol will be prohibited on South Shore trains after 7pm and alcohol...

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Pence Urges Congress to Block Proposed EPA Regulations

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence today called on members of the Indiana Congressional Delegation to support legislative efforts that would block or prevent implementation of the EPA's proposed regulations on carbon dioxide emission from existing and new power plants. Governor Pence...

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Bennent Fined for Using State Property for Campaigning

A five-thousand dollar fine has been imposed on former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennent for not giving himself permission to use state property for campaign purposes. The inspector general's report was approved today by the State Ethics Commission,...

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Gary Educator Receives Ivy Tech's Highest Faculty Honor

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A Gary educator with 17 years of teaching experience was recently named by Ivy Tech Community College as this year’s recipient of the Glenn W. and Mary Catherine Sample Award for Excellence in Instruction. The award is Ivy Tech’s highest...

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Deadline Nears for IURC Vacancy Applications

From the Governor's Office: Indianapolis – As previously announced on June 25, 2014, the deadline to submit applications to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Nominating Committee is close of business on Friday, July 11, 2014.  Applications are for persons interested...

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Cedar Lake Seeking Applicants for Two Vacancies

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The Town of Cedar Lake is seeking applicants for one vacancy on the Board of Zoning Appeals and one vacancy on the town's Plan Commission. Interested residents may pick up an application at Cedar Lake Town Hall, 7408 Constitution Avenue,...

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Porter/LaPorte Co Line, Smoke Rd Closures


The Porter County Highway Department today announced a couple of upcoming projects. This Monday and Tuesday, July 14th and 15th, from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm, Porter/LaPorte County Line Road will be closed for one-and-a-half miles in Chesterton between County...

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