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Cooling Center Information

An Excessive Heat Warning will continue through Saturday in Northwest Indiana.  Cooling centers are available across the Region:  (Refresh to update list) Town of Griffith departments are preparing for the extremely high temperatures which are expected throughout the week. In order to ensure the safety of our residents, a temporary cooling center will be made […]

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Dangerous Heat in Region Forecast

Northwest Indiana and Chicago are bracing for some dangerously hot weather later this week. The National Weather Service says temps could reach the mid to upper 90’s Thursday through Saturday. Heat index values could approach 110 degrees. People are asked to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, […]

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Bravery Award Presented to Two-Year-Old Girl

Porter County Sheriffs Police and the South Haven Fire Department presented a bravery award to a two-year-old girl this morning — our Steve Zana was there and you can hear the story today on air and online here at our website at News Audio on Demand

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Nominations Open for Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards

Nominations are now open for the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center’s (NW-ISBDC) 28th Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Awards, which spotlight the entrepreneurs and advocates who are leaving a vital imprint on the region’s business community. Nomination packets are being accepted through Thursday, August 22, and are available by visiting www.edayleaders.com or by calling the Northwest […]

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Purdue Asks Public to Share Their Neil Armstrong Statue Photos

In West Lafayette, Purdue says the Neil Armstrong statue in front of the Engineering Building has become a popular landing spot for students and visitors – and the university is asking people to share their Armstrong statue photos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram – using the hashtag #TakeGiantLeaps. Purdue wants to share the images leading […]

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State Road 51 Closure at US 30 for Drainage Repairs

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that State Road 51 in Lake County is closing today, Monday July 15, at the intersection with U.S. 30. Crews will be making drainage repairs from U.S. 30 to about 500 feet north of U.S. 30. Traffic on U.S. 30 will not be affected by the closure. The […]

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Valpo Parks Day Trip to Chicago for Architectural Boat Tour

The Valparaiso Parks Department is planning a day trip to Chicago for an Architectural Boat Tour. The 90-minute cruise glides along all three branches of the Chicago River with a certified docent interpreting over fifty of the city’s world renowned buildings. “This is one of our most popular trips. You see Chicago from a completely […]

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Willowcreek Road Lane Closures Beginning Monday

Portage city officials are advising Region motorists of upcoming lane closures on Willowcreek Road.  An announcement from Portage City Hall says beginning at 6 am on July 15th, Reith-Riley, the contractor for the Willowcreek Road Project, will be closing down one northbound driving lane and one southbound driving lane (the lanes closest to the curbs) […]

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Fundraiser for Griffith Animal Shelter this Saturday

Griffith Police say a Griffith Animal Shelter fundraiser is happening next month to help equip the town’s new shelter with needed equipment. The fundraiser is July 13, 2019, between 11 am and 5 pm, in the large covered patio of Shipwreck Bar and Grill, located at 840 South Broad Street, in Griffith. Shipwreck restaurant is […]

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INBiz Helps Aspiring Business Owners in Indiana

INBiz, the state of Indiana’s one-stop business portal, is helping Hoosiers open businesses through its partnership with the Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC), a program of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). State officials say many aspiring entrepreneurs know what they want their business to do but they don’t know how to cut […]

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