NIPSCO Seeks to Extend Electricity-Saving Programs


Northern Indiana Public Service Company today announced it is proposing its own electric energy efficiency programs, to replace a state program set to expire at the end of the year. State lawmakers this year approved a measure that pulls the...

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Family Express Donates $250,000 to ValPLAYso

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Family Express Corporation, a Region business operated by two generations of the Olympidis family, has pledged 250-thousand dollars toward the rebuild of a 20-year-old playground and park in Valparaiso. ValPLAYso on the south side of Glendale Boulevard was designed and...

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Silver Alert for Missing Fort Wayne Man

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A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared.
The Allen County Sheriff is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Fort Wayne Indiana is located approximately 120 miles north of Indianapolis, IN. Thomas Sodano is an 80 year...

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One Dead, Two Boaters Missing

One person is dead and two others, a 30-year-old man and 27-year-old woman, are reported to be missing in Lake Michigan.  The Coast Guard suspended the search for two people, Sunday night, in Lake Michigan about 7 miles off shore...

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Lake Search to Resume for Chicago Man

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Indiana Conservation Officers plan to continue searching the waters of Lake Michigan today for a 29-year-old Chicago man who went missing Saturday evening north of Michigan City. Officials say at about 6 pm, he and several others were drifting off...

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Police Officer Among Four Hurt in Crash

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A Lake Station Police Officer going to a fight in progress call was involved in a crash that resulted in four people going to the hospital, including the policeman. Indiana State Police say a preliminary investigation revealed shortly before 8:30...

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Fatal Crash on EB I-80/94

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(Photos Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)

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One person is dead, another seriously injured after a crash this morning on eastbound I-80/94, one-mile west of Grant Street. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports a tow truck driver was hooking...

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Job Fair June 4th at INDOT NW District Office in Laporte

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INDOT will be holding a job fair on Wednesday. Spokesperson Matt Deitchley told the Region News Team they are looking to fill at least 35 full time positions across their 13 county district.

Positions available include: Highway Technicians, Equipment Mechanics,...

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Former Minister/Substitute Teacher Facing Sex Abuse Charges

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A 75 year old Valparaiso man is facing sex abuse charges in Kentucky after an indictment was filed Thursday. The Times reports Allen Lehmann, a former minister and local substitute teacher, was arrested on Friday...

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Lane Restrictions Start Monday on Calumet Ave Bridge


In Munster, police report starting on Monday motorists who utilize the Calumet Avenue Bridge over the Calumet River will have to deal with lane restrictions as repair work is scheduled. On Monday, starting at 7am, southbound traffic will be restricted...

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