MICHIGAN CITY — The city could realistically see bus shelters installed along its most heavily-traveled bus routes this winter – all at no cost to Michigan City.
PORTAGE — U.S. Steel temporarily shuttered operations at its Midwest plant Monday after it leaked an orange substance into a Lake Michigan tributary, prompting the closure of a water treatment facility and several beaches.
CHESTERTON — Though the region is still being impacted by COVID-19, South Shore Line ridership has seen steady increases month over month.
NEW CARLISLE — The teacher responsible for making New Prairie the first Heart Safe School in Indiana has now been recognized with two national awards, including Teacher of the Year.
VALPARAISO — Hundreds of residents participated in this year’s Northwest Indiana Walk to End Alzheimer’s – both in person and by watching an online ceremony and walking from home in their own neighborhoods.
La PORTE — A La Porte County Election Board member is touting what he calls “bipartisan cooperation over the last year and a half” that led to the delivery of a mobile registration van last Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed Will Ditzler, a member of The Nature Conservancy’s Indiana board of trustees and past chair, to lead the Wetlands Task Force that was part of SEA 389, passed during the 2021 General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana business leaders are beginning to wrestle with some of the same challenges they had before they knew what COVID-19 was. And in some cases, those challenges have only grown.
MERRILLVILLE —This summer, NIPSCO employees raised $20,200 to support local mental health organizations during the annual Charity of Choice campaign.
Photo shows the State Street side of the old fire station near the courthouse in La Porte in the early 1940s. A Peter Persche aerial ladder truck, built in Kenosha, Wisconsin, had just been received by the La Porte Fire Department. The ladder was 65 feet high. Fire Chief Albert E. Homann is …
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College have built on a long history of partnership by creating new transfer pathways with five new guaranteed admissions agreements.
MICHIGAN CITY — A community event in one of Michigan City’s most scenic areas helped support child abuse prevention programs in La Porte County, and provided a chance to honor individuals who have done more than their share.
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 — After a private resident used a bulldozer to plow through the grass-covered sand dune last year to create a path from his home to the beach, the city is “contemplating future legal action,” according to City Attorney Amber Lapaich-Stalbrink.
La PORTE — La Porte’s Parker the Fox is the subject of a new children’s book aimed at promoting literacy and the city’s parks.
INDIANAPOLIS — Older Indiana residents and certain others who received both shots of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine can now get the Pfizer booster dose, state health officials said Friday.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Common Council Finance Committee will be meeting next week to discuss the 2022 departmental budgets.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Lions Club recently awarded their ninth-grade Scholastic Achievement Awards, and the Lions Club Memorial Scholarships for 12th graders.
This garden party at the home of Raymond F. Huber Sr. was attended by guests from Holy Family Hospital. Located at 301 Waverly Rd., attendees had a great view of South Pine Lake, circa 1931.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS – Need internet? Starting Monday, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs may be able to help.
MICHIGAN CITY — Franciscan Health Michigan City is partnering with local churches on a faith-based diabetes prevention initiative.
MICHIGAN CITY — It’s normal for pay raises to be discussed when the Michigan City Common Council begins working through the upcoming year’s municipal budget each September.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City’s A.K. Smith Career Center has been honored by the state for its unique programming, which allows students to “Earn and Learn” while gaining critical workplace skills.
La PORTE — Priorities outlined in La Porte’s 2022 budget include investing in city employees, a structurally balanced budget and improved infrastructure.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City’s “Station Block” will be getting a complete facelift, with some historical elements preserved, as part of the South Shore Double Track NWI project.
MICHIGAN CITY — With fewer than 100 days until Christmas, the nation’s largest private provider of social services is busy preparing for its most intense season of the year.
MICHIGAN CITY — Students and their families are invited to get a close-up look at the benefits of and potential problems in Trail Creek on Saturday.
MICHIGAN CITY — Grant applications are now available for the Michigan City Community Enrichment Corporation’s 2022-23 grant cycle.
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.
This bell served as a replacement for the old one that hung in the second La Porte County Courthouse. When the third, and current, courthouse was being built in 1893, the bell was being forged by the Buckeye Bell Foundry in Cincinnati. The bell was hung the same year. What happened to the ol…
Indiana has a good reputation in many areas, but it doesn’t do well in two interrelated and very important areas: Voter turnout and providing fair and equitable representation for all Hoosiers.
MICHIGAN CITY — After weeks of discussion, the Michigan City Common Council voted unanimously on Tuesday on how it will spend $3.627 million of the money it has received through the American Rescue Plan Act.
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.
La PORTE — With the cooler temperatures, you might not be thinking about mosquitoes, but local and state health officials warn that you should.
CHESTERTON — A Porter man, who allegedly tried to convince students not to wear masks in school, has been charged with trespassing after police say he violated a previous warning to stay off school property.
INDIANAPOLIS — Despite a slight dip in statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19, more Indiana counties are labeled high risk for virus spread, and intensive care units are still stressed by a surge in cases.