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Works begins on future apartment complex site

MICHIGAN CITY - The northbound lane of Pine Street between Fifth and Sixth streets will be closed from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. through Friday to allow Woodruff & Sons Inc. to install a manhole and sanitary sewer for the future Elston Legacy Apartments. Traffic will be detoured to Spring Street and redir

LA PORTE HERALD-ARGUS - 2018-01-16 21:04:00

E-learning days added to LP school calendar

La PORTE - A newly adopted school calendar for 2018-19 includes two days set aside to sample e-learning, which will allow teachers and students to work with technology away from the classroom. The calendar approved by the La Porte Community School Board also includes a later first day of school this


Beat the winter blahs indoor and out

Annual Dunes Geocache Adventure Join other geocaching fans on Jan. 20 for this exciting annual adventure that begins at Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton. Bring a smartphone/GPS unit, dress warmly and meet at 10 a.m. at the Nature Center for registration. At 10:30 a.m., groups will be formed be


5 injured, 1 critically, in northwest Indiana crash

Five people were injured, one critically, in a crash Monday afternoon in northwest Indiana. Emergency crews responded about 2 p.m. to a two-vehicle crash in the 200 block of West State Road 130 in Valparaiso, according to the Porter County Sheriff's Office. An westbound Dodge Dakota had slid sideway

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-15 23:26:00

Blood donation opportunities available in Northwest Indiana

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give more life by giving blood this January. Make an appointment to give blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Upcoming blood donation opportunities through Jan.


Former Lake County Sheriff John Buncich Sentenced To 15 Years, 8 Months

HAMMOND, Ind. (CBS) - Former Lake County Sheriff John Buncich was sentenced to 15 years, 8 months in prison for taking bribes from towing companies. Federal prosecutors said Buncich schemed to award towing business in Lake County, Ind., and the city of Gary to CSA Towing in Lake Station, in exchang

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-16 15:55:28

Snow, ice yield another hazardous day on I-94

ST. JOSEPH - Traffic was diverted off I-94 for hours Monday morning as vehicles, mostly semi-tractor trailers, slid on slippery roads and caused a number of accidents. A semi jackknifed shortly before 9 a.m. on the eastbound interstate at mile marker 27 in St. Joseph Township, and two cars appeared

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2018-01-16 11:00:00

Organizations donate $8,500 to Marie Yeager Cancer Center

ST. JOSEPH - Two local organizations have raised a combined $8,512.95 in support of the Marie Yeager Cancer Center Mammography Fund, which helps underserved or uninsured women receive cancer screenings and services they may not otherwise be able to afford. Through the sale of scarves, mugs, T-shirts

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2018-01-15 11:00:00

Check out the Bookmobile's schedule

Henry County Public Library's Bookmobile has added a couple stops on its winter tour this January, according to the librarians. The Bookmobile's schedule includes visits to: Eminence Village - first and third Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Windy Hills Apartments - second and fourth Tuesdays from 5 to

HENRY COUNTY LOCAL - 2018-01-16 20:50:00

Fire in Canaan, IN leaves 1 dead

CANAAN, IN (WAVE) - One person is dead after a house fire in Canaan, Indiana. It happened overnight Friday at a home in the 8600 block of East State Road 250. According to the Canaan Fire chief Raymond Stephan, the home was already engulfed in flames when crews arrived. The fire was so bad, the roo

WAVE 3 - 2018-01-16 02:51:30

New program teaches welding to women in southern Indiana prison

MADISON, In. (WDRB) -- It's winter break at the Ivy Tech campus in Madison, Indiana, but a group of women are crowded into a classroom learning the basics of welding, an in-demand trade that could mean a high-paying job. "We're in dire need of it. You look at all of our bridges, that type of stuff.


The brains behind Hammerheads, Game and Migo aren't slowing down anytime soon

Ten years ago, Chase Mucerino and Adam Burress were working in the Seviche kitchen with nationally acclaimed chef Anthony Lamas. They were happy and life was good. They hadn't considered owning their own restaurant until they found the perfect spot in Germantown. The rent was cheap and they had a dr

COURIER-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 15:57:36

April 15 party will mark county bicentennial

OSGOOD - Blow out 200 candles for Ripley County! To celebrate the bicentennial, Duane Drockelman, Ripley County Historical Society vice president and Adams Township director, will speak about the county's formation Friday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Southeastern Indiana YMCA multipurpose room. His p

BATESVILLE HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 12:00:00

Moores Hill man gets the maximum in scary domestic incident

Versailles, In. - A Moores Hill man received the maximum sentence in a recent alarming domestic violence case. Ripley County prosecutor Ric Hertel asked Superior Court Judge Jeffery Sharp for the maximum, 2 years for attempted arson, following a guilty plea by Shane Wilson, 42. Additionally, the jud

WRBIRADIO.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Facade grants offered for third year

Downtown Aurora property owners are getting a third chance to get money for facade improvements, thanks to the City of Aurora. The city is offering a 2018 Facade Improvement Matching Grant Program, with applications available on the city web site now, city manager Guinevere Emery told city council a

DEARBORN COUNTY REGISTER - 2018-01-16 21:35:00

Wilson sentenced in domestic violence case

A domestic violence victim will sleep more peacefully following the sentencing of Shane Wilson, 42, Moores Hill. On Jan. 9, Wilson was sentenced in Ripley Superior Court after pleading guilty to attempted arson as a Level 6 felony. "In June, the defendant was initially charged with attempted arson a

BATESVILLE HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 15:18:15

Arlington hosting annual Coaches vs. Cancer game Tuesday night

ARLINGTON - The Arlington boys basketball team is hosting its eighth annual Coaches vs. Cancer game Tuesday night against Snohomish at Arlington High School. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the event, which raises funds for the American Cancer Society and honors those in the community who have b

HERALDNET - 2018-01-16 20:00:00

Community Health Center opening its seventh clinic

EVERETT - The nonprofit Community Health Center of Snohomish County is opening a new $8 million clinic here that is expected to serve 8,000 patients in its first year. The clinic at 4201 Rucker Ave. is scheduled to open Jan. 22. All patients are welcome, but the nonprofit organization primarily serv

HERALDNET - 2018-01-15 09:30:00

Photographer captures pirouettes in the nation's parks

Madison Young, 16, (foreground) works with other students, following the lead of instructor Andrew Faulkner in a hip hop dance class at Northwest Dance & Acro at Smokey Point in Arlington Thursday night. (Dan Bates / The Herald) Madison Young is all concentration and smooth moves as she follows the


Woman killed in rural Skagit County crash

A Mount Vernon woman was killed in a two-car crash Monday night in rural Skagit County west of Burlington. A Washington State Patrol report indicates Karen Wolf, 60, apparently thought that traffic was clear when she pulled in front of a Sedro-Woolley driver who had the right-of-way at the corner of

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2018-01-16 16:16:00