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Valparaiso Announces Temporary Roundabout Restrictions

In Valparaiso, portions of the roundabout at Vale Park Road and State Road 49 will be closed the week of October 10, 2022, to allow for stormwater upgrades and road resurfacing. “This is a well-traveled roadway, and the necessary maintenance will address historical drainage issues and result in a smoother roadway surface for the long […]

Valpo to Host ‘My Rescue’ Art Walk and Talk at Cumberland Crossing

In Valparaiso, the city will host an Art Walk and Talk on ‘My Rescue’. The Valparaiso Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing is now in its 11th season and the current exhibit on display through May 2023 features a variety of more than 40 colorful “My Rescue” dog and cat and flower sculptures by artist Martha […]

Precautionary Boil Advisory Issued in Lowell

In Lowell, Indiana American Water Company says it was working this morning Thursday October 6, 2022, to repair a water main break near East Commercial Avenue and North Fremont Street. The break has resulted in low or no water pressures in the system while repairs are being made. A news release says a precautionary boil […]

Precautionary Boil Advisory Issued in Lowell

In Lowell, Indiana American Water Company says it was working this morning Thursday October 6, 2022, to repair a water main break near East Commercial Avenue and North Fremont Street. The break has resulted in low or no water pressures in the system while repairs are being made. A news release says a precautionary boil […]

Northbound I-65 Off-ramps to Close for Concrete Restoration

In Lake County, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the temporary closure of two Interstate 65 off-ramps for concrete restoration. Northbound I-65 to U.S. 30 in Merrillville is scheduled to close at 8 p.m. on October 7 this Friday night and reopen by 6 a.m. on October 10. And, northbound I-65 to 61st Avenue […]

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Teen Customizes Red Wagon for Community Hospital Pediatric Patients for Eagle Scout Project

In Munster, a teenager from St. John customized a special transport red wagon for pediatric patients at Community Hospital for his Boy Scout Eagle Project. A news release said 17-year-old Adam Lung fundraised then designed the unique specifications for 15 wagons, complete with IV pole and safety belts. “The wagons can reduce stress when used […]

Traffic Advisory for Vale Park Road-State Road 49 Interchange in Valparaiso

In Valparaiso, officials say a traffic closure on the east teardrop of the Vale Park Road/State Road 49 roundabout interchange starts next Monday morning, 9am October 10th and continues until Friday afternoon October 14th. The closure is for storm sewer installation and patching work. The announcement said drivers will be able to move through the […]

Valparaiso to Host Open House for Sports and Recreation Campus

In Valparaiso, the city will host an informative open house to share plans for the new sports and recreation campus being developed on Valpo’s east side. The city parks team will share plans with residents and what to expect over the next 12 to 18 months. Part of the “All Generations Initiative”, the plan calls […]

NIPSCO Encourages Customers to Become More Energy Efficient on National Energy Efficiency Day 2022

In recognition of the 7th annual National Energy Efficiency Day on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) is joining regional and national organizations, businesses, utilities, universities, and individuals in promoting energy efficiency. The utility says the most immediate affordable way to meet our energy needs, save on energy bills, and reduce […]

Opportunity Enterprises ‘Excavator For A Day’

In Porter County, local corporations recently partnered with a Region non-profit to break new ground on breaking ground. Opportunity Enterprises is building a new Lakeside Respite Center at Lake Eliza bordering Lake and Porter Counties and wanted to give OE clients a chance to be part of the construction process as Excavator For A Day. […]