Update on KV REMC Storm Outages

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Kankakee Valley REMC is reporting 2500 members still without power as of 11:15 a.m.  That's down from over 6,700 members who lost power in Starke, Pulaski, Marshall, Porter and Laporte Counties in Monday night's severe storms. Crews are continuing to...

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Storm Damage Survey Teams Being Deployed

Meteorologists are expected to visit the Region as they go out to take a close-up look at the aftermath of two rounds of severe weather. The National Weather Service Chicago office says storm damage survey teams are being deployed to...

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New Teen Tan Ban Takes Effect in Indiana

A new teen tan ban takes effect in Indiana today (Tue July 1). The measure prohibits children under the age of 16 from using tanning salons. Senate Bill 50, co-sponsored by Republicans Senators Sue Landske of Cedar Lake and Ed...

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Northern Jasper Co Hit Hard, Barn Ends Up in Substation

Jasper County REMC CEO Bryan Washburn says as of this morning the number of members without power is down to the nine-hundreds from a peak of about 16-hundred, with most of the outages within about five miles of the Kankakee...

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NIPSCO: 118,000 Lose Power in Storms

All available NIPSCO crews are working this morning (Tuesday) to assess damage from Monday night’s powerful storms, which carried heavy rain, lightning and 80-plus mile-per-hour winds in some areas according to the National Weather Service.​ Damage is widespread across NIPSCO’s...

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Tree Debris from Overnight Storms

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Trees down and trees damaged around the Region after two rounds of severe storms overnight. The city of Hammond reported trees down around the city, and trees were damaged at Porter County's Sunset Hill Farm County Park.  This morning we're...

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Blanket Ordinance Reminder for July 4th Parade Goers

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The La Porte Police Department is reminding July 4 thparade goers of the city's "Blanket Ordinance". The city law prohibits the placing of any item or object – like blankets or chairs -- in the public right of way...

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Storms Leave Region with Commuter Woes


Traffic signal issues caused by power outages and damage from last night's storms have been causing delays along US 30 through the Merrillville area, US 41 through the Lake Village and Lowell corridors, also at major intersections such as SR...

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Many Major New Laws Taking Effect in Indiana

Several new state laws take effect today (July 1 st) in Indiana. Some high-profile pieces of legislation on that list include...
  • House Bill 1006, described by its author as the largest comprehensive criminal justice reform in Indiana since the

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Request Filed for Munster Same-Sex Couple

An emergency request has been filed on behalf of two Lake County women, asking that their same-sex marriage continue to be recognized by the state while the courts continue to debate Indiana's prohibition of gay marriage. In May, a federal...

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