The DeMotte Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer a $1,000 college scholarship to business-bound high school seniors.
Jasper County Community Services (JCCS) is urging those that have not applied for Energy Assistance to make appointments for assistance for the one time utility credit.
Sen.-elect Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) became the state senator for Senate District 7 after taking the oath of office on Monday, Feb. 12. He was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush.
LAPORTE — The Lady Kougars must have felt they were staring into a funhouse mirror image of themselves on Saturday, Feb. 10 when they took on the Lake Central Lady Indians in the first game of the LaPorte Regional — only is was a slightly bigger, slightly taller version of the Kougars. The K…
A roundup of how KV's Lady Kougars captured their 4A Sectionals and now go on this weekend to Regional play against the much-larger Lake Central on Saturday.
WHEATFIELD — Kankakee Valley’s girls’ basketball team stormed through Merrillville, Michigan City and Valparaiso to collect its first Class 4A sectional title this week on its home floor.
WHEATFIELD — It’s become an unfortunate pattern for Kankakee Valley’s boys’ basketball team.
WHEATFIELD — Kankakee Valley had a tall order to fill Friday night — and by tall, I mean trying to handle 6-foot-4 Hannah Noveroske of Michigan City with her 6-1 teammate Janicia Anderson.
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Legislation that would ensure patients committed to a mental health institution or psychiatric hospital have voting rights and can claim permanent residency heads to the governor’s desk. Senate Enrolled Act 9 was authored by Sens. Jean Leising, R-Oldenburg and Greg Walker, R-Columbus, and area legislator Rep. Jeff Ellington, R-Bloomington was one of the bill’s sponsors. … Continue reading Voting rights bill heading to governor’s desk →
Massachusetts-based bike share provider Zagster will introduce 150 of its Pace model bicycles to Bloomington and Indiana University this spring. In October 2017, the city and IU announced they were pursuing a bike share program to serve both populations with a dockless system, which doesn’t require specialty bike racks to facilitate a unit’s rental. Zagster … Continue reading Zagster to provide 150 units for city, IU bike share this spring →
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana GOP has elected the founder of a consulting firm to be state's next representative on the Republican National Committee.
ST. JOHN, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana town has agreed to pay a former police dispatcher $150,000 to settle her sexual harassment claim against a former police official and town councilman.
Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton and police Chief Mike Diekhoff admitted their mistakes to a full house inside City Hall’s council chambers. They were not as transparent as they should have been about the city’s purchase of a new armored vehicle for the Bloomington Police Department’s Critical Incident Response Team. Dozens of people Tuesday evening took … Continue reading Mayor, police chief admit to lack of transparency on armored vehicle issue →
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Quidel Corp. (QDEL) on Wednesday reported a loss of $5.1 million in its fourth quarter.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials must go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline, under a Wednesday court ruling that came after environmentalists accused President Donald Trump's administration of withholding details on the project's approval.
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (AP) — Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (KALU) on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $15.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (ROIC) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.
Two school districts focus on staff well-being with social events
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Wellness Condition and Lifestyle Management Program puts employees in driver seat on road to good health
FLASHP participants successfully take on 10-day wellness challenge
MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispensing spiritual counsel — and political advice — to U.S. presidents.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say they've ruled out arson as the cause of a fire that damaged a 1,300-year-old monastery that is one of Tibetan Buddhism's most sacred sites.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ruling-party presidential candidate Jose Antonio Meade says the government made a mistake by focusing more on seizing drugs headed for the United States than on weapons heading into Mexico.