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Concrete Restoration Work to Begin on I-65 in Lake County

In Lake County, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) says two sections of concrete restoration work will require lane and ramp closures on I-65 between the I-80/94 interchange in Gary and US 231 in Crown Point beginning on or after Saturday, March 18, 2023, and continuing through the spring and summer. There will also be […]

Crown Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2023

In Crown Point, driving and parking restrictions all around downtown due to tonight’s lighted St. Patrick’s Day parade and festivities. The city says, if you live near the parade route, city staff has been instructed to allow thru-traffic for residents only and to keep driveways clear during staging. The parade will feature performances by the […]

Indiana Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2023

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is encouraging Hoosiers to plan ahead during Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 12-18, 2023. Each year, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) collaborates with the National Weather Service during Severe Weather Preparedness Week to remind and educate Hoosiers about seasonal severe weather threats and how to prepare for […]

Construction Schedule for Indiana Toll Road Exit 10

In Lake County, ITR Concession Company LLC (ITRCC) says construction work at Exit 10 (Gary/Chicago International Airport) on the Indiana Toll Road will get underway Monday, March 20, 2023. Officials say there will be ramp closures and intermittent restrictions on mainline travel lanes. The Elkhart-based company, which manages the Indiana Toll Road, says Northwest Indiana […]

First Lady Visits Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso Monday. The First Lady spent time with faculty, students and members of the labor force showing her support for the nation’s community colleges. The school gave her a tour of the renewable energy labs where she met with high school students in dual […]


IHSAA Postpones Boys’ Basketball Sectional Games Due to Winter Storm Quest

As Winter Storm Quest moves across the state, the IHSAA reports boys’ sectional basketball games scheduled for tonight in The Region have been postponed.  According to posts on the IHSAA Twitter feed, tonight’s games (March 3rd) will be played tomorrow (March 4th), at their originally scheduled locations.  Here is the new schedule for the remaining […]

Winter Storm Warning for Northwest Indiana

A winter storm will impact Northwest Indiana today. Region News Team Meteorologist Matt Wintz says it starts with rain before heavy wet snow starts to fall, possibly two to three inches per hour, with possible accumulations of two to eight inches. Temperatures are back in the 40s Saturday and Sunday, then in the mid to […]

First Lady to Visit Valparaiso Ivy Tech

Officials have announced First Lady Jill Biden, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor and nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie Su, and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk will travel to Northwest Indiana this Monday March 6 to visit Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso. The First Lady was originally scheduled to visit the […]

NIPSCO Accepting Applications for Environmental Action Grants

NIPSCO is accepting applications for environmental action grants supporting local non-profit organizations with environmental initiatives. For the eighth consecutive year, NIPSCO will provide support for environmental restoration and education projects throughout northern Indiana. In 2022, winning organizations used the grants to fund a variety of projects. Northwest Indiana-based Humane Indiana’s Environmental and Wildlife Education Center, […]

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Northwest Indiana

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Northwest Indiana Friday with heavy wet snow as a possibility. However, Region News Team Meteorologist Matt Wintz says it’s not yet definite and even just 24 hours out, where the snow band lands is still unclear, adding that this afternoon’s model run should provide a pretty good […]