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Boys & Girls Clubs’ Marcus Steele, Jr. Named Midwest Regional Youth of the Year

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Marcus Steele, Jr. has been named the Midwest Region Youth of the Year. Steele competed against State Youth of the Year winners from Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin and is now one of six Boys & […]

Valparaiso Hosts Guided Art Walk

In Valparaiso, the city is hosting a guided art walk this week. Art Administrator Kurt Gillins will serve as guide, sharing details of the 18 sculptures at Cumberland Crossing, including five new pieces installed earlier this month. The event, Thursday evening June 24th at 6 pm, is free and registration is not required. Participants should […]

Veterans Bicycling Across Country on Great American Rail-Trail Ride Through Northwest Indiana

A group of veterans in partnership with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and the nonprofit Warrior Expeditions traveled through Northwest Indiana on the Great American Rail-Trail over the weekend as part of the Warrior Bike program. They are the first to travel the length of the Great American Rail-Trail cross-country and marked their visit to the Region with […]

Washington Township Wins High School State Baseball Title

The Indiana high school state baseball finals are underway at Victory Field in Indianapolis, and Washington Township defeated Shakamak 6-0 Monday in the Class A state championship, winning the school’s first state title in any sport. And another Region team is downstate — Hanover Central takes on Southridge for the Class 3A state title today […]

Severe Weather Sweeps Through Region Overnight, Thousands Without Power

Severe weather occurred overnight in the Region with multiple tornado warnings issued across Northwest Indiana. At about 12:30 this morning Monday June 21st, the National Weather Service Chicago on Twitter said they had received reports of fairly substantial damage in South Haven in Porter County. They also said they’ll have preliminary information available this morning […]

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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 […]