South Shore Unveils 20-Year Plan


Local officials have unveiled a new roadmap to guide the next two decades of local, state and federal investment into the South Shore. The 20-year Strategic Business Plan, commissioned about a year ago by NICTD and the Northwest Indiana RDA,...

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Korean Pharmaceutical Firm Considers Merrillville

There's word that a Korean pharmaceutical company could open a production facility in Merrillville, its first in the United States. The town's Redevelopment Commission is considering purchasing a building at Ameriplex at the Crossroads, which would be leased by, and...

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Portage PD to Equip Officers with Heroin Antidote

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The Portage Police Department will be the first in the Region to have officers carry kits containing a drug known to reverse the effects of heroin overdoses. A similar pilot program began in Indianapolis in March, and this week New...

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Dog and Cat People Do Have Different Personalities

A new study says "dog people" and "cat people" really do have different personalities. ABC News reports that when it comes down to it...people who make commercials figured this out a long time ago. Dog lovers are more energetic and...

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Chesterton PD Dispatch Switches Over to Porter PD

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In Chesterton, police have announced the department's communications center has moved to Porter. The Times reports personnel will still be available at the Chesterton Police Department most weekdays, from 9am-to-5pm, to accept walk-in traffic, requests for police services, background checks...

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BMWC Donates Fundraiser Proceeds to LAUW

BMWC check presentation

(Photo Courtesy of Lake Area United Way)

The Lake Area United Way announced today that they received a 55-hundred dollar donation from BMWC Constructors last week. Lake Area United Way Relationship Manager Shellie Dell told the Region News Team the...

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Schererville PD Investigating Report of Indecent Exposure

Schererville PD

In Schererville, police are investigating a report of indecent exposure that occurred over the Memorial Day weekend. Police report a woman informed officers that she was vacuuming her car at a car wash, in the 17-hundred block of US 41,at...

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Groundbreaking for Medical Resort Building in Crown Point

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A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to take place tomorrow afternoon on an over 66-thousand square-foot medical resort building in Crown Point that is expected to open in April 2015. City officials report Claremont of Crown Point will offer 30 service-rich...

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Investigation Continues After Vehicle Struck Nine People

Gary PD

In Gary, police say nine people were struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Hancock and Miller Avenue in Miller around 4-o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Gary Police Public Information Officer Corp. Gabrielle King told the Region News Team the 62-year-old...

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Pence to Visit Lake and LaPorte Counties Thursday

Gov Mike Pence

Indiana Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to make several stops in the Region tomorrow. Governor Pence will join executives from Alcoa, a global aerospace manufacturer, at 10:15am in LaPorte, for an economic development announcement regarding hundreds of new jobs.


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