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Storypoint Chesterton Receives Book, Puzzle Donations From Local Woman’s Club

StoryPoint-LogoStoryPoint Chesterton is excited to share that the Chesterton Woman’s Club generously donated over 50 books and puzzles to our senior living community.

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Indiana State Troopers Reunite Man with Family

Indiana-State-Police-logoTroopers Alissa Partyka and John Landowski were able to reunite a man with family yesterday evening after they had reported him missing on May 13th.

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Community Healthcare System's Stroke & Diabetes Awareness Fair highlights local innovation and healthy living


On Tuesday, nearly 80 booths packed The Center for Visual and Performing Arts for Community Healthcare System’s Stroke and Diabetes Awareness Fair. Participants at the event, sponsored by Community Hospital of Munster and St. Catherine Hospital of East Chicago, enjoyed free screenings that checked blood pressure, pulmonary function, balance, and evaluated stroke risk. 

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Contract for phase I of the Singing Sands Trail awarded by INDOT

my-michigan-city-cover The City of Michigan City is happy to announce that the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has awarded the construction contract for phase I of the long-awaited Singing Sands Trail in Michigan City.

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South Shore Line offers free shuttle service to the beach for another season

SouthShoreNICTD In partnership with the National Park Service and the Dunes Learning Center, the South Shore Line’s (SSL) free shuttle bus service to Miller beaches will resume Memorial Day weekend.

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Chief Jeffrey Balon Awarded

Chief-Jeffrey-Balon-Awarded-2019On April 27, 2019, Valparaiso Police Chief Jeffrey Balon was honored by the Northwest Indiana African American Alliance, Inc., along with Gladys Allen, Alvin Shields, and Edwina Shields. The three were recognized for their efforts in the Valparaiso Community.

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Hammond Parks has Six Flags Great America Tickets!

City-of-HammondMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. invites all area residents to purchase your tickets for Six Flags Great America from Hammond Parks & Recreation at a steep discount!

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Law Enforcement Personnel Break Ground on State-of-the-Art Training Structure


Law Enforcement leaders will break ground on one of the most versatile and adaptive training structures in the history of our region. Since the Fall of 2018, a committee comprised of police officers specialized in Patrol, K9, SWAT, and others have gathered to identify the training and infrastructure needs of area departments. Through these efforts, the team has designed a state-of-the-art 4,200 square foot building.

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Valparaiso Police Department officer promoted to sergeant


The Valparaiso Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of Ryan Miller to the rank of Patrol Sergeant, effective May 1, 2019.

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Two Detectives Retire from Valparaiso Police Department


The Valparaiso Police Department would like to announce the retirement of Detective Lieutenant Tom Horn and Detective Brian Thurman, effective April 30, 2019.

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Gov. Holcomb Statement on the State Budget Proposal


Gov. Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement regarding House Bill 1001, the state’s two-year budget:

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