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Region Communities on Safest Places List

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Four Region communities have made a top ten list of safest communities in the state. A blog article at the real estate research site Movoto considered all places in Indiana with populations of ten-thousand or more, according to the 2010...

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LaPorte's Luhr County Park Still Closed from Storms

In LaPorte, Mayor Blair Milo reports Luhr County Park remains temporarily closed after severe storms that pounded the Region early last week. A post at the county park Facebook page says due to major storm damage to facilities and...

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Lake Station Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

The Lake County Coroners office says a Lake Station man died from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident in Hammond Tuesday night. Indiana State Police at the Lowell Post this morning say a preliminary investigation showed that shortly before 10...

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About 300 Complete New 3 Dune Challenge

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In three weeks time, nearly three-hundred people complete the new “3 Dune Challenge”. Indiana Dunes Tourism Promotions Director Ken Kosky tells the Region News Team that figure's based on the number of people who've come to the Visitor Center to...

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Governor Meets With Slain Gary Officer's Family


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Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson says authorities are fairly confident that a person of interest in custody in connection with the shooting death of a Gary Police officer is the person who committed the crime. Veteran officer Jeffrey Westerfield, who turned...

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Temporary Busing During South Shore Wire Upgrades

Ongoing work to upgrade overhead wire for the South Shore will mean temporary busing between Michigan City and South Bend next week, July 14-18. Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District says the commuter line is in the midst of replacing old...

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Merrillville High School is Four-Star School

Merrillville High School is one of over three-hundred schools to be named Four-Star Schools this year, even though it wasn't on the initial list released in April – though it should have been. According to an article in the Times,...

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Household Waste Collection Saturday in Chesterton

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(Photos Courtesy of Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County)

Porter County residents have an opportunity this weekend to safely dispose of their unwanted household hazardous waste. Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County Public Education Coordinator Donna...

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Mississippi Street Reopened After Fire Truck Goes In Ditch

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A BP fire truck in a Merrillville ditch closed Mississippi Street in both directions in front of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church this afternoon (Tuesday) for several hours. The Times reports the fire truck went...

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Gary to Rename Section of Hwy 20 for Mayor Rudy Clay

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The city of Gary will hold a naming ceremony on Friday for the late Mayor Rudolph “Rudy” Clay to rename a portion of Highway 20 in his honor. The ceremony will take place...

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