WOLCOTT — The Town of Wolcott will host a “Meet the Candidate” night Oct. 21, and residents are encouraged to attend and meet the citizens who are running to represent them.
WHITE COUNTY – White County communities were recently awarded more than $667,000 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to state Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston).
INDIANAPOLIS—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed to Indiana health officials that a Hoosier in Elkhart County contracted eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, a rare virus transmitted by mosquitoes. The patient died as a result of the infection.
WASHINGTON — Fisher Packing Company, a Redkey, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 744 pounds of ready-to-eat pork products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
JASPER COUNTY — Two men were arrested Sunday morning after a high-speed pursuit that reached as high as 130 mph through three counties ended in a crash.
Life-long Tippecanoe County resident and children’s healthcare reform advocate Joseph William Mackey has announced his campaign to become Indiana’s Representative for the Fourth Congressional District.
RENSSELAER — A former Rensselaer certified public accountant has been sentenced to nine years prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.
MOROCCO — More than $400,000 was approved to be spent on replacing air conditioning and heating units at the Newton County Courthouse and Jail.
THAYER — The Newton County Sheriff’s Department is seeking a female driver of a blue sedan that may have witnessed a fatal motorcycle crash at approximately 6:49 p.m. Sept. 14 in Thayer.
FAIR OAKS — The Economic Development Directors for both Jasper and Newton counties made a proposal for the Indiana Economic Development Association to visit Fair Oaks Farms for its annual conference — a first for the counties and northwest Indiana.
JASPER COUNTY — With abysmal scores throughout the state, legislators called for a “hold harmless” resolution after replacing the state’s ISTEP+ tests with the new ILEARN test, all administered online.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — At an all-staff meeting Aug. 30, News-Gazette Media CEO John Reed announced to employees that an agreement has been signed to sell substantially all of its assets to the family-owned Champaign Multi Media Group LLC, an affiliate company of Community Media Group.
Gov. Eric Holcomb announced a three-prong strategy to reduce vaping among Hoosier youth Thursday, said State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso).
MOROCCO — Starting in the spring of 2022, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin draining J.C. Murphey Lake in the Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area as part of a periodic renovation.
KENTLAND — While plans for a new firehouse in Kentland hit a small bump in the road earlier this month, homegrown fundraising efforts have kept the project’s focus on track.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding eligible voters that September is National Voter Registration Month. Hoosiers who need to register should do so today at www.IndianaVoters.com or on a smart phone using the Indiana Voters app.
KENTLAND — Premium Waters closed the transaction of acquiring Ice River Springs in Kentland during the middle of June, and now the new owners have a vision of expansion and becoming a community partner.
INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a closing weekend that included severe weather, this year’s hero-centric Indiana State Fair closed with 878,857 people traveling to the fairgrounds for the 17-day event.
MOROCCO — Presentations by North Newton Junior-Senior High students opened the August school board meeting. Speaking for FCCLA summer activities and contests were Faith Williamson, Hope Williamson, and Nicole Hoaks. The ladies shared a presentation from their trip to the FCCLA National Conve…
STATEHOUSE — The Indiana Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the conviction and life sentence for Derrick Cardosi for the Aug. 28, 2016 triple homicide in Sumava Resorts.
VALPARAISO — On Aug. 7, 2019, the Indiana Sheriff’s Association honored Porter County Officer Nathan Graf with the Deputy Sheriff Officer of the Year award after he received the Porter County Sheriff’s Office Medal of Honor in July for his role in saving two officers from a man wielding a bo…
The end of summer can only mean one thing, school is back in session. School buses will be back on the road and troopers with the Indiana State Police Lafayette Post will be hitting the roads to watch for stop arm violations. High visibility enforcement will be used to encourage motorists to…
RENSSELAER — Crossroads CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Director, Katie Hall, received recognition from the Indiana Supreme Court Justices for her service to the Indiana Supreme Court Advisory Commission on Guardian Ad Litem / Court Appointed Special Advocates.
DEMOTTE — The Jasper County Sheriff’s office released information Friday regarding an incident that occurred on Oct. 9. The release states a deputy observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate …
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DEMOTTE — Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call regarding a domestic disturbance at a home southwest of DeMotte Oct. 6. Deputies arrived to find a man who identified himself as …
CALUMET CITY — The latest entry in the south suburban casino sweepstakes aims to put a new gaming facility less than two miles from the Indiana border at the River Oaks shopping center in Calumet City.
State Rep. Mike Aylesworth, R-Hebron, whose House District 11 spans southern Lake and Porter counties, is hosting four town hall meetings Tuesday and Wednesday to speak with his constituents prior to the start of the 2020 legislative session.
Thirty years ago this month the first Hoosier Lottery tickets were sold in Indiana.
A Statehouse study committee declined to make a policy recommendation Friday to address a hospital payment issue triggered when Indiana children covered by Medicaid receive trauma or neonatal emergency care from health providers located in another state.
GARY — A major political shakeup in Gary and Lake County appears to be imminent due to the decision of state Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, to run next year for Indiana governor, instead of seeking reelection in Senate District 3.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong police swept through a popular shopping district late Sunday afternoon, catching anti-government protesters, tourists and ordinary residents up in a clearance operation that saw scores hit by tear gas and water cannon. Bystanders could be seen fleeing the scene as dozens of police vehicles drove down a major thoroughfare in some of the densest neighborhoods in the world, ...
DALLAS - A tornado moved through Dallas Sunday night after it was first reported in the Love Field area and moved east, leaving heavy damage and debris in its wake. No tornado warnings were still in effect as of 10:02 p.m., but severe storms that could bring strong winds and hail were still moving through Dallas County, as well as Collin, Hunt and Kaufman counties, according to the National ...
DETROIT - Detroit Lions defensive tackle Damon Harrison was on the ground in pain, pounding his fist in frustration. Doctors and trainers surrounded him on the turf Sunday in Ford Field. On the bench, linebacker Jarrad Davis was getting his ankle taped. Cornerback Darius Slay and running back Kerryon Johnson were out with hamstring injuries. The Lions looked beaten up and beaten down as ...
Sometimes exceptional travel experiences simply demand a repeat. After visiting the magnificent Lake Geneva area of Switzerland a few years ago, my husband, Tony, and I resolved to return to this beautiful country to continue our voyage of discovery. This time around we opted to visit the Canton of Bern, famous for its jaw-dropping Alpine scenery, and the cosmopolitan and historical city of ...