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DEMOTTE — A Griffith man was arrested Monday afternoon after being involved in an accident on I-65 south of the DeMotte exit. James Ryan Clark, 42, of Griffith, was involved in a minor accident with a semi and as police and EMS were enroute, they were told one of the drivers was possibly ove…

DEMOTTE — It’s a wonderful thing to be needed, and every woman living in our community is truly needed right now to join the DeMotte Womens’ Circle of Giving. As Indiana starts to safely reopen and businesses welcome us back, so do community organizations reach out for our renewed help.

DEMOTTE — The DeMotte Town Council met in person for the first time since the quarantine began in Indiana while also streaming the meeting online for those who could not come in to town hall. Seating is limited with social distancing guidelines in place; however, the full board was able to f…

JASPER COUNTY — U. S. Representative Jim Baird, in a phone interview on June 24, said the PPP (payroll protection program) still has $129 billion available for loans to small businesses which have lost revenue since the pandemic forced the shut down of businesses across the state and the cou…

REMINGTON — The owners of Smith Transport/Smith Transport Warehouse, LLC, a Pennsylvania-based transportation and logistics company, have announced plans to construct a new distribution facility in Remington.

Lewis makes the Dean’s List at Rochester Community and Technical College

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) reminds Hoosiers administrative penalty fees (late fees) will resume July 1. All Hoosiers with expired driver’s licenses, permits, state identification cards, and vehicle registrations would have to complete renewal transactions before …

DEMOTTE — The organizers of the annual Rotary Ramble held out for as long as possible before deciding to cancel this year’s race but ultimately ran out of time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

RENSSELAER — Calls to the Rensselaer Police Department of possible drug activity at a home on the 400 block of N. Weston Street in Rensselaer led to the arrest of two Rensselaer men on Tuesday.

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JASPER COUNTY — On June 20, a second death contributed to the coronavirus was recorded on the state’s tally board for Jasper County. As the state continues to open up, the county’s number of positive cases is on the rise. On Friday, June 26, the county hit 100 positive cases so far, increasi…

HEBRON — According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, a DeMotte man was involved in an accident on June 9 on US 231 and County Line Rd., near Hebron. The man, who was not identified, was traveling west on US 231 in a Ford Econo van when it was struck at the intersection of the two roads by…

ANGOLA — As of July 1, Indiana became one of the most recent states to have a law requiring hands-free use of cell phones and other devices while driving.

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ag-Analytics is excited to announce the opening of a new office facility at the Convergence Center at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The location will foster ideas and encourage collaboration between industry professionals and Purdue University faculty and students in a COVID Smart environment.

WASHINGTON - The White House plans to ask Congress to earmark money in the next stimulus bill for scholarship programs for private and religious schools, which the administration is promoting as a way to help families affected by COVID-19 pay their children's tuition this fall. President Donald Trump will ask for a "one-time, emergency appropriation" for a new grant proposal, according to an ...

As the U.S. reopens, Americans aren't much interested in going out and spending. A survey of 2,200 U.S. adults shows how COVID-19 has dramatically changed behavior in the world's biggest economy, potentially for the long haul. The data flashes warning signs for the recovery, showing waning interest in public events and material things, like appliances and clothes, and a new austerity, ...

Saturday's scoreboard reads three Miami Heat players have now tested positive for the Coronavirus and four Miami Marlins player have. That's the analytics of sports that matter now. No one's even pretending sports return to America as the diversion they typically are in times of crisis. They're simply another reminder of the world in which we now live. It's not just the "bubble" some sports ...

MINNEAPOLIS - Over the past three years, five different judges in Hennepin County have ruled that Corcoran, Minn., police officer Cody Vojacek conducted unlawful searches, leading to the dismissal of six criminal cases. In a February hearing on the most recent case, when asked under oath if he had adjusted his methods based on the courts' repeated rebuffs, Vojacek was unequivocal that he had ...