Wednesday February 20 12:27 pm

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


Travis Stewart Named District 9 Officer of the Year


Indiana Conservation Officer Travis Stewart, who serves Fayette County, has been selected the 2018 District 9 Officer of the Year.

FSSA will distribute March SNAP benefits using a split schedule


The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) today announced the agency will split March benefit payments to eligible Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) clients. Recipients will see half of their March benefit amount added to their Hoosier Works cards on Feb. 22 and the other half on their regularly scheduled March date, according to an alphabetical schedule. They do not need to take any action.

Main Street closed beginning Friday, February 15 thru June 1, 2019 for bridge replacement over Hart Ditch


The Lake County Highway Department has scheduled the closing of Main Street (beginning Friday February 15 through June 1, 2019…a period limited to 3½ months) to replace the Main Street Bridge Over Hart Ditch (Lake County Bridge #260 - PROJECT #: 1861-3591-70). The bridge is located between Calumet Avenue and White Oak Avenue over Hart Ditch East of the Cobblestones Subdivision entrance (approximately ½ mile East of Calumet Avenue) and West of the Briar Creek Subdivision entrance on Main Street.

Danville Illinois Woman Killed in Crash


Fountain County-Today (2/13/2019) at approximately 9:40 a.m. on I-74 eastbound near the seven mile marker (that is one mile west of exit 8/Covington exit), a vehicle fails to slow and runs under the rear of a semitrailer

Troopers Save Crown Point Woman’s Life


Lake County-Troopers just happened to be in the right place at the right time this Wednesday, February 13, 2019, morning when they performed life saving measures on a Crown Point woman.

Jack-Knife Semis Gridlock I-65


Lake County-A two semi crash on I-65 south bound at the 244.8 mile marker (this is approximately three miles south of the Crown Point exit) has gridlocked south bound traffic all this Wednesday, February 13th, morning.

Want Your Tax Refund As Soon As Possible? Skip the Paper DOR recommends filing taxes electronically and using direct deposit


The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) encourages individual filers to skip the paper forms in 2019 and go digital. Not only are returns filed electronically often issued six times faster than paper returns, but opting for direct deposit on those electronic returns may decrease the time it takes to get refunds by an additional week or more.

Fatal on I-65 and Jack-knife Tanker on I-80/94 Kept Troopers Busy


Lowell, IN-Yesterday afternoon (2/10/2019), numerous crashes and slide offs kept troopers busy throughout the day. One of these crashes resulted in a fatality on I-65 and another resulted in a semi-tanker jack-knifing across three lanes of I-80/94.