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Inaugural “Love Runs the Region” 5K in Crown Point

In Crown Point, the first annual Love Runs the Region 5K race is happening Friday June 18th at the Lake County Fairgrounds. All proceeds will benefit LGBTQ Northwest Indiana, PFLAG Crown Point and Crown Point High School’s LGBTQ+ club, The Alliance. We have a link for more information at Adams Radio Cares here at our […]

Porter County Salvation Army to Host Ivy Tech Community College Information Night

Ivy Tech Community College presents College Information Night at the Porter County Salvation Army office at US 6 and State Road 149. The event is Tuesday June 22nd, starting at 3:30 pm. Have you thought about going back to school and aren’t sure how or are you looking to change careers? You can ask questions […]

Merrillville Among Communities to Pilot Updates to Indiana’s Clean Community Challenge Program

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has announced six communities including Merrillville will be piloting updates to the agency’s Clean Community Challenge. The Clean Community Challenge is a voluntary program that recognizes and assists Indiana cities or towns that take proactive and positive environmental actions to promote community sustainability. This year, IDEM is piloting […]

Northwest Indiana Transportation Projects Advance

Major infrastructure projects for the Region requested by Indiana First District Congressman Frank J. Mrvan have been included in legislation approved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Mrvan says they include replacing and raising the Kennedy Avenue bridge over the Little Calumet River between Highland and Hammond, reducing the potential for flooding in nearby […]

Valparaiso Launches ‘Valpo Invests in Business Grant’

To further support its small business community, the City of Valparaiso says it has launched a $300,000 grant program to provide qualifying small businesses with working capital, continuing operations and remote work. The Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grant was designed to help businesses to maintain operations and retain their workforce, with a priority for […]

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Beach Hazards Statements Issued

The National Weather Service has issued Beach Hazards Statements for Lake Michigan beaches in Northwest Indiana. Meteorologists say high wave action and dangerous currents are expected. Beachgoers are urged to remain out of the water. Here is a link to the National Weather Service Chicago website.

Josh Turner to Perform First Responder Appreciation Concert in the Region

MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner is set to perform a First Responder Appreciation Concert at the Porter County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 21. The concert is a new addition to the MAAC Foundation’s annual First Responder Demonstrations and Appreciation Day held earlier that afternoon at the MAAC Campus. The event will highlight the skills […]

Indiana Department of Health to Close Optum Testing Sites

The Indiana Department of Health says it will close COVID-19 testing sites run by OptumServe Health Services effective June 30 now that a robust community-led testing network is in place, which includes pharmacies, providers, clinics and local health departments. Since May 2020, more than half-a-million free COVID-19 tests have been provided at an OptumServe site. […]

Congresswoman Walorski Joins Audubon Great Lakes for Bird Walk at Potato Creek State Park

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski joined Audubon Great Lakes for a bird walk through Potato Creek State Park in north-central Indiana Thursday to discuss the importance of conserving the Great Lakes for the benefit of birds and people. Audubon says Indiana is an important migration corridor and the park provides critical habitats for an influx of migratory […]

Versiti Blood Drives Scheduled at Franciscan Health Michigan City

In Michigan City, the public is invited to blood drives scheduled from 7AM to 1PM on Tuesday, June 15, and 1 to 7PM on Wednesday, June 16, at Franciscan Health Michigan City. The blood drive will be held on Versiti’s Mobile Blood Bus. Donors must bring identification. All Versiti donation locations are practicing social distancing […]