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INDOT to Hold Statewide Hiring Fair for Seasonal Plow Drivers

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is hosting a statewide hiring fair Tuesday, September 17, 2019, for seasonal plow drivers. There are a number of locations statewide, including three in the INDOT Northwest District: Gary, LaPorte and Plymouth. All fairs run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time. INDOT says these seasonal positions pay […]

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Monarch Festival in East Chicago September 21st

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and The Nature Conservancy of Indiana present the East Chicago Monarch Festival Saturday, September 21st at Kosciuszko Park on Indianapolis Boulevard. The free event features music and dance, art, kids activities, food, plants and of course, monarch butterflies. The event runs from 11am until 4pm and celebrates the monarch butterfly’s […]

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Robot Food-Delivery Service Debuts at Purdue University

If you’re ordering food to Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus, keep an eye out for a new kind of delivery driver. Purdue is now sharing its sidewalks with a fleet of robots that deliver meals at the push of a button. Sharp Technologies launched the robot food-delivery service this week. Students, faculty and staff can […]

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Impaired-Driving Checkpoints in Lake County This Weekend

The Lake County Traffic and Safety Partnership will be conducting impaired-driving checkpoints this Friday through Sunday. Drivers can expect short delays of 2 minutes or fewer in and around checkpoint areas. The goal of the checkpoints are to reduce crashes associated with impaired driving through education and prevention. Lake County law enforcement remind people to […]

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Hoosier Farmers Eligible for Federal Assistance Following Low-Yield Harvest

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently declared Indiana farmers are eligible for Farm Service Agency assistance following an unusually rainy planting season in 2019. Federal assistance includes access to low-interest loans if farmers can prove their crops lost at least 30 percent of crop yields. Indiana’s quality of corn and soybean crops were well below […]

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NICTD to Provide Free Shuttles to Notre Dame Football Game September 14th

In order to accommodate passengers attending the Notre Dame vs. New Mexico football game this Saturday, the Northwest Indiana Commuter Transportation District has announced free shuttle-bus service between South Bend International Airport and Notre Dame Stadium. Eastbound train #503 will drop passengers at the airport station by 12:10 eastern time. The free Transpo bus will […]

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Chesterton Students World-Record Attempt at ‘Dunes Day’

Some Chesterton High School Students are shooting for a world record. The attempt will highlight the Indiana Dunes National Park’s second “Dunes Day” field trip. If over 1,872 students participate, it will break the Guinness World Record for “largest field trip in the world”. Students and staff hope the idea will get more students outdoors […]

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‘Chefs of Steel’ to Showcase Region Culinary Masters

The Times of Northwest Indiana will showcase some of the top chefs in the region in a live competition on Saturday, September 21st at Crown Point’s Bulldog Park. “Chefs of Steel” gathers some of the most prolific culinary masters in area breweries and gastropubs, who will compete live in a cooking-show-style presentation beginning at 4pm […]

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New Crown Point Hospital, Commercial and Residential Space Planned

Franciscan Alliance is heading up an over 500-acre development in Crown Point. A new Franciscan Health Crown Point hospital will be at the center of the development, bringing multiple partners together to transform the city’s southeast side into a destination for advanced health care services, medical education, and also commercial, retail and residential development. The […]

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts ‘Family Day’ September 21st

Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) invites area families to attend a free Family Day on Saturday, September 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. This creativity-filled event will offer children and adults opportunities to connect with each other while exploring LCA’s summer blockbuster exhibition, titled “The Chicago Imagists: Before and After”. No advance registration is […]

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