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Indiana Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan Receives Federal Approval

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved Indiana’s plan to use funding from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program to build out a statewide electric vehicle charging network. State officials say the plan approval clears the way for the state to work with private and public partners to begin investing nearly $100 million over […]

City of Valparaiso Seeks Nominations for Good Neighbor Award

The City of Valparaiso is seeking nominations for its annual Good Neighbor Recognition, launched in 2020 to highlight an individual who demonstrates exemplary commitment to their neighborhood and the greater community through volunteerism and service. “This Good Neighbor Award is one way we can recognize people who are engaged in Valparaiso and doing extraordinary things […]

US 231 Closure in Jasper County for Culvert Pipe Replacement

In Jasper County, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) says U.S. 231 will be closed north of Rensselaer for about two months for culvert pipe replacement. Crews will be working between State Road 14 and County Road West 200 North starting on or after October 3rd, with work expected to wrap up by the end […]

Michigan City Area Schools Announcement Regarding Football Game vs. Lake Central

The Michigan City High School Athletic Department today said they wanted to announce that despite an auto accident at Ames Field Thursday night, tonight’s scheduled varsity football game between Michigan City and Lake Central will proceed as planned. Kickoff will be at 7pm at Ames Field. A news release from Michigan City Area Schools also […]

Goodwill Stand Down Event in Portage for Veterans

Veterans in the Region have an opportunity to learn about resources available to them thanks to a free event by Goodwill Industries of Michiana. A Veterans Stand Down is Friday September 23rd at Grace Church of the Nazarene on Clem Road in Portage. Goodwill Industries Vice President of Community Engagement Guy Fisher says the event […]

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Ivy Tech Community College Chancellors’ Scholarship Event

The deadline is approaching to purchase tickets for this year’s Ivy Tech Community College Chancellors’ Scholarship event. Ivy Tech says “Blue Jeans and Bling” with a ‘glam casual’ dress code is Thursday, October 6, 2022, at Avalon Manor Banquet Center in Merrillville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit students at the Lake County and […]

I-65 Ramp Closures Announced for Concrete Restoration

In Lake County, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces several Interstate 65 ramp closures for concrete restoration projects. Construction is scheduled to begin on or after September 23rd with work expected to wrap up by mid-October. All work is weather-dependent and schedules are subject to change. The closures, which are in the Gary, Hobart, […]

The Salvation Army of Northwest Indiana Celebrates Success of 2022 ‘Chip In’ Golf Outing in Crown Point

The Salvation Army raised thousands of dollars at their annual golf outing in Crown Point. The funds will be used to help individuals and families in need in Lake County. Bob Migliorini, President and founder of American Precision Services of Gary received this year’s “Doing the Most Good Award.” Migliorini shared with the audience that […]

Indiana Governor Holcomb Announces Midwest Hydrogen Coalition

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb today joined several other area governors in signing the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition Memorandum of Understanding. “Strong partnerships and collaborations with our neighbors will foster a robust hydrogen ecosystem that will spur future growth in Indiana,” said Holcomb. “The Regional Hydrogen Coalition represents an opportunity for Hoosiers to benefit from this growing […]

American Heart Association Northwest Indiana Heart Walks 2022

The American Heart Association 2022 Northwest Indiana Heart Walks are coming up. The first is in Lake County this Saturday, September 17th at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point, 9am-11am. The Porter County walk follows a week after on Saturday, September 24th at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, also 9am-11am. Here is a link for […]