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Volunteers Complete 70 Projects in United Way of Northwest Indiana Day of Caring

Nearly 1,100 volunteers fanned out across the Region this past Friday for the United Way’s annual Day of Caring, completing 70 projects that helped out more than 40 nonprofits. As the largest single-day volunteer event in Northwest Indiana, Day of Caring brings together residents and businesses to help area nonprofits with cleanup projects and more, […]

Vet Rock Crown Point August 26th

First United Methodist Church of Crown Point announces their Vet Rock 2022 free concert is Friday August 26 on the front lawn of the church. Donation proceeds from the event benefit local Disabled American Veterans chapters. Music featuring Mr. Funnyman and Nawty. Food trucks, popcorn, and refreshments available. The event is 6 pm to 10:30 […]

Purdue Extension ‘Get WalkIN’ Program

Purdue Extension-Lake County can help get those daily steps in through an e-mail based walking program called Get WalkIN’. Participants sign-up, walk on their own, and receive e-mailed support and information. Any resident of Lake County 18 years or older may enroll. Register by August 15th. Register at https://tinyurl.com/GetWalkIN2022Lake . For more information contact Linda […]

Indiana U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski Killed in Car Crash

President Biden is offering his condolences to the family of Indiana Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski after she was killed in a car crash. Biden and First Lady Jill Biden say the 58-year-old was respected by members of both parties. The crash near Nappanee Wednesday also killed two of Walorski’s staff members and another motorist. On […]

Indiana Plugs Into Lake Michigan EV Circuit Tour

Indiana is joining Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin in a collaboration to build what they’re calling “America’s Best Electric Vehicle Road Trip”, an “electric Route 66”. An announcement by Michigan’s Governor yesterday said the Lake Michigan EV Circuit Tour will have a network of chargers spanning 1,100 miles of drivable shoreline around Lake Michigan, described in […]

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Link to Interactive Overview Map of Valparaiso Infrastructure Projects

In Valparaiso, the city is sharing what it called aggressive plans to enhance infrastructure, including roadways, alleys, sidewalks and pathways. The city also said 2022 will see the enhancement of more linear feet of alley than any other year in recent history. And, some notable pedestrian projects include the addition of three blocks of sidewalks […]

Indiana to Offer New Film and Media Tax Credit

Indiana will begin offering a new Film and Media Tax Credit for television, film, music or digital media productions. It was approved in the 2022 legislative session. “Creativity is an essential ingredient to the vibrancy of any community, and this new tool will encourage artists to do their work here in the Hoosier state,” said […]

Registration Now Open for 2022 United Way of Northwest Indiana Day of Caring Event

United Way of Northwest Indiana is seeking volunteers to help local nonprofits during its annual Day of Caring event on Friday, August 5, 2022. The largest single-day volunteer event across the Region brings together nonprofits, businesses, municipalities, civic groups and residents to help local nonprofits with facility improvements and client-support projects. Volunteers can choose from […]

Lake County Corn Dogs Clinch Playoff Spot

In Crown Point, the Lake County Corn Dogs clinched a playoff spot this week at their home field with a 10-4 win over the Chicago American Giants. The Corn Dogs are now 29-and-10 after Tuesday’s game. A post at their Facebook page says Wednesday night’s game at Legacy Fields against the Crestwood Panthers was canceled […]

Valparaiso Police and Fire Training at Local Elementary School

Valparaiso Police, in conjunction with the Valparaiso Community Schools and the Valparaiso Fire Department, are informing the public of training that will be taking place at Heavilin Elementary School on July 27th, 28th, and 29th. The safety drills will be conducted on each of these days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. “There will be […]