Sheriff, Commissioner Seek to Lead Lake Co Dems


In Lake County, there are now two candidates who've announced their desire to be the next leader of the county's Democratic party – Sheriff John Buncich and County Commissioner Michael Repay. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. last week announced he's...

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Jim Dandy's Diner Closing May 31


This retro Region diner has served up a taste of the 1950's for many years in Hobart, and now that era is about to end.  Owners, Jim O'Kelly and his wife Linda have announced that Jim Dandy's, also known as...

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Flood Advisory Issued for Little Cal in Munster

A severe thunderstorm rumbled through the Region late Tuesday night, but there were no reports of serious damage or widespread power outages. One-inch hail was reported in  Hammond and Munster by a trained spotter, and the public reported hail the...

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219: Whiting Paints The Town Pink

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The City of Whiting is teaming up this month to battle Breast Cancer with it's 4 thAnnual Paint The Town Pink. Co-chair Stephanie Madison says last year's event raised $10,000 for the Cancer Resource Centre In Munster. A full...

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Next Phase of Toll Road Project to Begin

The next phase of a major reconstruction project on the Indiana Toll Road in Lake Station is about to begin. ITR Concession Company says starting Monday June 2 ndtraffic will be restricted to one lane on the ramp bridge...

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Indy Loses Bid for Second Super Bowl

The 2018 Super Bowl will be held in Minneapolis, following a vote by owners who opted for Minnesota's Twin Cities over Indianapolis and New Orleans Tuesday.  The city is planning a new one-billion dollar stadium at the site of the...

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Portage Police Officers Injured During Pursuit

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A 34 year old man faces multiple charges, including battery to law enforcement, after fleeing officers just after 11:30 this morning (Tuesday). Portage Police report they received calls of a suspicious vehicle with Illinois registration and that the subject was...

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Public Invited to LaPorte Co Sheriff's Memorial Service

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The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office invites the public to attend their annual memorial service to honor fallen law enforcement heroes tomorrow. The Sheriff's Office reports this year's keynote speaker for the 15 thannual Peace Officer Memorial Service will be...

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IN Dunes State Park Not Affected by Mt. Baldy Closure

Officials with Indiana Dunes State Park want to remind the public they are open and ready for visitors despite the issues caused by the unidentified sand holes that has resulted in the closure of nearby Mt. Baldy. Indiana Dunes State...

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IU Northwest Offering Free Enrichment Courses to Seniors

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The Center for Urban and Regional Excellence at IU Northwest is inviting senior citizens, aged 50 and older, to register for its free enrichment classes next month. The courses, which include a history of Northwest Indiana, basic computer skills, financial...

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