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Crown Point to Host City Wide Garage Sale

This year the City of Crown Point is hosting a City Wide Garage Sale during festival days. Residents can register their sale via the city's website. The City Wide Garage Sale runs Thursday June 19th through Sunday June 22nd. There...
 

Temporary Busing for South Shore Wire Upgrades

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Today (June 16) through this Friday (June 20) Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District reports they're temporarily busing passengers between South Bend and Carroll Avenue in Michigan City as the commuter line upgrades a segment of their overhead wire system east...
 

Illinois Man Killed in Toll Road Crash

An Aurora, Illinois, man is dead after a crash on the Indiana Toll Road in LaPorte County Sunday evening. Indiana State Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that shortly before 7:30 the car was westbound in the left lane when...
 

Reassignments in Hammond Schools

In Hammond, five principals and some teachers have been reassigned to new roles within the school district. The changes are the result of Indiana's new school accountability rules, which placed certain Hammond schools into the turnaround process for academic improvement...
 

Two Young Brothers Drown in Hobart

The Lake County Coroners office says two young brothers from Gary drowned over the weekend. They were identified as 9-year-old Donel Smith and 8-year-old Terrion Smith. The boys had reportedly gone into an area of water in the four-thousand block...
 

US Army Celebrates 239th Birthday

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The U.S. Army's 239...
 

June 14th is Flag Day

Today, June 14th, is Flag Day, a national observance to commemorate the adoption of the flag of the United States in 1777. To read more about the day's origns, click here: ...
 

Cedar Lake Man Dies After Motorcycle Accident

The Lake County Coroners office reports that a 34-year-old Cedar Lake man has died from blunt force trauma suffered in a motorcycle accident. Officials say the accident occurred in the 100 block of Wicker Avenue, or US 41, in Cedar...
 

Leaders Gather to Chart Airport's Future

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Community leaders and representatives from the Region business community gathered at IU Northwest Friday to chart a course for future development in and around Gary/Chicago International Airport. The intensive planning forum, or charrette, was hosted by the city of Gary,...
 

Farmers Market Moves to Make Room for Corn Roast

Crown Point Mayor Uran’s Office of Special Events is announcing that this Saturday only, June 14th, The Farmer’s Market will be taking place in the parking lot of The Super Bowl Bowling Alley located at 218 S East St from...
 

Man Dies After Munster Fire

Officials say a Munster man who suffered serious burns in a house fire in the eight-thousand block of Kooy Drive in March has died. Authorities say 31-year-old Daniel Witting was taken to a local hospital then airlifted to a Chicago...
   

Warrant Sweep Across Michigan City, La Porte Co

A warrant sweep in Michigan City Friday, and twenty-three individuals were taken into custody or located in custody on outstanding warrants. Several local, state and federal law enforcement agencies set out to serve various active warrants throughout Michigan City and...
   

Ramp Closures for Cline Paving

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Saturday June 14: In Lake County, the ramp from southbound Cline Avenue to 169th Street in Hammond, and the ramp from 169th to southbound Cline Avenue, will be closed for a portion of the day today for paving....
   

Civil Suit Filed in 'Sexting' Case

A former Portage middle school teacher convicted in what's been referred to as a 'sexting' case is now facing a civil lawsuit. The Times today reports the suit has been filed on behalf of a 16-year-old girl, one of the...
   

Paving Work near Merrillville HS on Saturday

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Walsh and Kelly Paving Contractors report that they will be doing road work on Saturday, June 14, 2014 near Merrillville High School.  A company spokesman says they will paving about four blocks along Delaware Street between 68th Street and 73rd...
   

Premier Girls Fastpitch Tournament in Crown Point

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Crown Point may seem more like "Crowd" Point this weekend as festival goers will be joined by fastpitch fans who will be cheering on their teams at the Premier Girls Fastpicth National Qualifier Tournament at the Sportplex through Monday, June...
   

Popular Job/Career Seeker Prgm at Purdue Calumet

Region job seekers who may have difficulty marketing their skills are invited to attend the 27th annual "Working Smarter to be Job Marketable," program hosted by Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.  The 27th annual Working Smarter to be Job Marketable...
   

Steel Caucus Wants a Halt to Korean Steel Dumping

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First District Congressman and Vice Chairman of the Congressional Steel Caucus Pete Visclosky joined Chairman Tim Murphy and over 150 other lawmakers to urge the U.S. Department of Commerce to stop Korean steel dumping. 
Detailed in a letter sent today...
   

La Porte Cruise Night 2014 Road Closures on Saturday

A La Porte tradition will be rolling into the city on Saturday, June 14, 2014--La Porte's Annual Cruise Night!  According to event organizers, vehicles made in 1990 or before will be parading along Lincolnway from 5pm - 8pm.   While the...
   

Shuffleboard Tournament to Celebrate Senior Citizens

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Senior citizens across the Region are being encouraged to stay active by participating in a shuffleboard tournament that celebrates seniors to be hosted at Healthlinc Valparaiso clinic on June 25. According to Healthlinc, HealthLinc staff will be on hand to...
   

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