MERRILLVILLE —This summer, NIPSCO employees raised $20,200 to support local mental health organizations during the annual Charity of Choice campaign.
THREE OAKS, Mich. — The Acorn Theater is bringing several nationally touring acts to its environs this October, including Sophie B. Hawkins, Cathy Richardson of Jefferson Starship and an Eric Clapton tribute band.
MICHIGAN CITY — Beverly Brooks was increasingly confused and unable to care for herself due to metabolic encephalopathy, a chemical imbalance in the blood that affects the brain.
MICHIGAN CITY — Franciscan Health Michigan City is partnering with local churches on a faith-based diabetes prevention initiative.
La PORTE — It’s bedlam when gamblers help missionaries save souls, burlesque dancers and crapshooters find true love, and La Porte gets another Broadway musical.
Working in an office for 40-plus hours, Monday through Friday, is outdated. It’s so 2019! Virtual work is here to stay. The pandemic transformed work-life, and the transformation isn’t over.
MICHIGAN CITY — The inspiration behind Janine Harrison’s latest book, “Turning 50 on El Camino de Santiago,” occurred while she was hiking with a Canadian woman in Spain.
As venues continue to reopen after the pandemic, scammers will be ready for a surge in ticket purchases. Many venues have reduced the number of open seats during a concert or event so tickets may be harder to come by.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City-based Horizon Bank has announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of 14 branches in 11 Michigan counties.
MICHIGAN CITY — First Trust Credit Union’s Michigan City branch has presented a check to help local teens deal with physical and mental health issues.
La PORTE — The Mission Quilters will be conducting their annual sale next month to raise funds to continue making quilts to help those in need locally and around the world.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — R.P. Lumber Co. has announced the rebranding of its 22 Stock + Field locations, including Michigan City, acquired through bankruptcy process this past spring, to R.P. Home & Harvest.
When working on large projects such as home remodels and building construction, many consumers look for reliable electricians to help complete the work.
La PORTE — After the pandemic forced the cancelation of their big annual event last year, the the United Methodist Women at La Porte First United Methodist Church are eager to get going this year.
MICHIGAN CITY — A poem celebrating Michigan City, and a demonstration of Japanese ink painting will be among the live presentations at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts’ largest annual fundraising event, Artbash: Repaint the Town.
VALPARAISO — Ivy Tech and KLLM Transport Services have announced a partnership to address the need for trained CDL drivers, which will include free tuition and expenses for graduates who agree to work for KLLM upon completion.
MICHIGAN CITY — COVID-19 may have caused low enrollment numbers in Michigan City’s local JROTC, but it hasn’t stopped its members from helping fellow students during the ongoing pandemic.
Employment scams are nothing new and they come in many different forms. Many are used to target students or others looking for part-time work. A new version of the employment scam has con-artists posing as a friendly, trustworthy family looking for a part-time pet sitter.
MICHIGAN CITY — The landscape of Michigan City real estate is changing for the better, but a rapid increase in property values and high sales volume could also leave some negatives in their wake.
MICHIGAN CITY — A family of former football guards now own and operate Safe Shield Products and have announced the launch of their disinfectant, Virus Guard to help safeguard the public against pathogens.
WASHINGTON – The FCC has approved an initial set of 62 applications for funding commitments totaling $41.98 million for Round 2 of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program.
MICHIGAN CITY — Nestled between the Adriatic Sea and Dinaric Alps, about 5,000 miles from Michigan City, lies the village of Medjugorje, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. If on your drive from Dubrovnik, Croatia, you see a sign welcoming you to Veliki Ogradenik, you’ve gone a bridge too far.
La PORTE — When Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System collaborated on a new hospital in La Porte, Tonn and Blank Construction had the challenge of renovating and adding to the existing Beacon Medical Group facility.
MICHIGAN CITY — What if a dead munchkin was found on the Yellow Brick Road? That’s the premise of a new radio play to be performed as a fundraiser for the Footlight Players.
MICHIGAN CITY — Geisen Funeral Homes, owners of Geisen-Carlisle Funeral & Cremation Services in Michigan City, is expanding its service offerings by acquiring Pruzin Funeral Homes, including three locations in Northwest Indiana.
BOSTON — To close out a summer driving season that will have had the highest average gas prices since the summer of 2014, Labor Day weekend prices at the pump are expected to be the highest in seven years at $3.11 per gallon.
As college students begin to gear up for the new school year, some might find they are short on financial aid. Last minute scholarships can help fill this gap and the sudden offer of one may feel like a dream come true.
La PORTE — If you feel a sharp pain in your back, side, lower abdomen, or groin, or have blood in your urine, you may have a kidney stone – a condition that is common and on the rise. But left untreated, kidney stones can cause serious complications in addition to severe pain.
MICHIGAN CITY — An Ojibwe storyteller, a poet and travel writer, a Muslim-American scholar and a true crime author will be among the participants when Michigan City Public Library’s Writing Out Loud event returns this September.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana businesses are being encouraged to have employees vaccinated, and those that achieve widespread vaccination can earn a designation from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Wellness Council of Indiana.