Severe T-Storm Warning for Central LaPorte Co

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A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for central LaPorte County until 9am CDT. 60 mile per hour wind gusts and penny size hail is reportedly associated with this storm....

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Chesterton Town Council Approves New Fire Chief

The Town of Chesterton has a new fire chief. The Times reports Interim Fire Chief John Jarka was sworn-in after being unanimously approved for the position during Monday night's Town Council meeting. According to the article, Jarka, who has served...

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Family Concern Counseling Gets Community Fund Grant

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(Photo Courtesy of Porter County Community Foundation.
(L-R)  Family Concern Counseling Executive Director David Bauer
accepted the Community Fund grant check from Porter County
Community Foundation Vice President of Development Bill Higbie.)

The Porter County Community Foundation recently presented Family...

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Portion of Sturdy Road in Valpo Closed


In Valparaiso, officials report a portion of Sturdy Road will be closed today. Sturdy Road between Beech Street and Wood Street will be closed from 8:30am through 3pm as crews will be replacing a storm line....

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APS Concerned About Calls Being Made in Their Name


The Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana reports consumers are receiving calls from Adult Protective Services, the problem though is that the calls are not actually coming from the APS. The BBB reports a person states they are with APS...

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Indiana Ranks 46th in Nation for Women's Equality


Today is Women's Equality Day and a leading personal finance social network finds that Indiana ranks 46 thin the nation when it comes to gender-base disparities. WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014's Best and Worst States for Women's...

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Appeals Court to Hear Same Sex Marriages Cases Today

Another appeal court hears twin same sex marriage cases, this time bans in Wisconsin and Indiana. That same court made an exception for one couple, and that is encouraging all gay couples in this case. ABC News reports the Seventh...

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Gary City Council Approves New Women's Shelter

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Homeless women and women in transition will soon have a new women's shelter to call home, thanks to the Gary City Council revisiting a proposed shelter.  According to the Times, even though Rebuilding the Breach Ministries, which operates a mens...

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Popular Region Attractions to get National TV Audience

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A popular cable reality TV Show visited northwest Indiana last week.  Ken Kosky, Promotions Director of Indiana Dunes Tourism says TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," spent last Thursday filming in Porter County. 

While not all of the family was present...

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Tuesday WEBINAR on Freight Planning in the Region

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Northwest Indiana is geographically gifted.  It stands right at the crossroads of the nation's transportation hub, sending freight across the country and the world via trucks, trains, ships and planes.  At 10 o'clock Tuesday morning a WEBINAR sponsored by South...

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