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Pudrue to Host Big Ten Plus Graduate Expo Virtually

The Big Ten Plus Graduate School Exposition will be virtual this year and will take place on October 4th and 5th. The annual event, hosted by Purdue University, features more than 90 higher-education institutions, including Big Ten and other major research universities. The 2020 Grad Expo Virtual Experience will feature a graduate fair, workshops and […]

Master Recycling Course Offered by Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District

Registration is open for a virtual Master Recycler Course presented by the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County. Due to the pandemic, the course will be held entirely online through Zoom. Class size is limited to 30 participants. The course, open to individuals who live or work in Porter County, will cover a […]

ArcelorMittal USA Being Acquired by Cleveland-Cliffs

Cleveland-Cliffs has announced is it acquiring ArcelorMittal USA for approximately one-point-four billion dollars in cash and stock. A news release said upon closure of the transaction, Cleveland-Cliffs will be the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America. Here are links for more information: http://www.clevelandcliffs.com/investors/Cleveland-Cliffs-Announces/default.aspx , https://corporate.arcelormittal.com/media/press-releases/arcelormittal-unlocks-value-through-separation-of-integrated-us-assets-and-repositions-its-footprint-in-north-america

Hobart Marine Corps League Quarterly Memorial Ceremony

Hobart Marine Corps League Unit 93’s Memorial Ceremony is being held today, Friday (September 25th), reading aloud the names, ages and hometowns of fallen military personnel, and tonight they will be reading 52 names. The public is invited to attend. The ceremony is held quarterly at the Doughboy Statue at 7th and Main Street in […]

Virtual Presentation on Solar Energy Hosted by South Shore Clean Cities This Week

South Shore Clean Cities announces a free presentation and virtual workshop on solar energy. The event is co-presented by NIRPC, the Hoosier Environmental Council, the Center for Urban and regional Excellence at Indiana University and Valparaiso University’s Office of Sustainability. The workshop and presentation will be held this Thursday, September 24th beginning at noon. Virtual […]


Groundbreaking This Week for New Franciscan Health Crown Point Hospital

In Crown Point, local officials and Franciscan Health administrators will gather to break ground on the new 200-million-dollar Franciscan Health Crown Point hospital this week. The groundbreaking will take place Thursday September 24 at the site on the southeast corner of I-65 and U.S. 231, and the ceremony will be streamed via Facebook Live. Hospital […]

Indiana Region of the American Red Cross Issues Call for Volunteers to Fill Urgent Disaster Response Needs

The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross is asking the public to consider undergoing fast-track training to deploy to a disaster site, given the dire needs of so many in areas devastated by hurricanes and historic fires. Much of the expedited training is virtual due to the pandemic and includes the regular components of […]

Child Passenger Safety Week in Indiana

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has issued a proclamation recognizing September 20-26 as Child Passenger Safety Week, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of proper child seat safety. To ensure children are riding safely, there are more than 100 fitting stations in Indiana where parents can have their child’s car seat inspected by […]

Beach Hazards Statement Continues; Frost Possible Tonight

The National Weather Service says a Beach Hazards Statement continues for the Northwest Indiana shoreline of Lake Michigan.  The forecast also includes Fall-like temperatures arriving in the Region a few days ahead of the start of Autumn next week. Areas of the Region could see frost tonight into early Saturday. Temperatures start warming up a […]

“Where Does Your Money Go?” Program to be Presented Virtually

In Lake County, a special online program will be available to help Region residents find ways to stretch their paycheck and make their money go further. The “Where Does Your Money Go?” program will be presented virtually by Linda Curley, Purdue Extension Educator, Lake County, via Zoom, on September 24th and October 1st between 1:00 […]