Saturday October 20 5:52 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan




Calling all FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES! The Gary Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 11th year anniversary of the Lakeshore Classic on November 23-24, 2018. The Lakeshore Classic provides a forum for our student athletes, it brings people into our community and this year we are saluting all Sorority Sisters and Fraternity Brothers with “Greeks On Parade” on Saturday, November 24.

Saw-whet Owl Banding Demonstrations

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Dunes Owl Alerts: (1/4) The IN Dunes Owl banding season is starting. Near nightly alerts will notify you of owl banding programs and live owl banding at both

Chicago Fire Soccer Club Recognized at Leaders Sports Awards in London


The Chicago Fire Soccer Club received the Community Award at the Leaders Sports Awards held this week at the iconic National History Museum in London, England. The Fire's P.L.A.Y.S. Program (Participate, Learn, Achieve, Youth Soccer) was highlighted as the top community initiative among entries from more than 15 countries. In partnership with Facebook, the Leaders Sports Awards' Community category identifies and celebrates an organization or group using sport to bring a community together.

Corrections to the printed 2018-19 Hunting & Trapping Guide


Indiana hunters and trappers should note the following errors, corrections and clarifications in the print version of the 2018-19 Hunting & Trapping Guide. All have been corrected in the online version, which can be viewed at

Indiana DOR Announces Partnership with FAST Enterprises: Upgraded System to Benefit All Taxpayers


The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has partnered with FAST Enterprises, LLC to take Indiana to the next level in state tax administration. This partnership will provide Indiana with an entirely new, state-of-the-art technology system for DOR’s customers to file tax returns, make payments, view and manage their business and individual tax accounts.

Successful Amateur Sports Season Wraps Up in the South Shore: More than 2,400 room nights were generated in July & August

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Fields and facilities throughout the South Shore were filled with cheering fans and amateur athletes playing softball, baseball as well as bowling this summer season. Game Day Nationals, a baseball tournament, Ohio Valley Baseball Regionals, National Softball Association and the Professional Bowlers Association brought more than 2,400 overnight stays at region hotels.



Strack & Van Til’s offers its customers an easy way to give back to their favorite and local charities throughout Northwest Indiana by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar. Through the grocery chain’s Checkout Challenge, customers have the opportunity to learn about and, in turn, give to many local organizations that help make local communities strong and thriving. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana was one such organization that benefitted from the generosity of so many people during the early part of summer. As customers “rounded-up” their purchases at Strack & Van Til’s stores, over $40,000 was raised for Boys & Girls Clubs to support after-school and summer programs for youth ages 5 to 18 years.

Short Pursuit Ends With Vehicle Hitting Train


Tippecanoe County-Today, September 24th, at approximately 9:06 a.m. on US 231 southbound at the SR 26 intersection, a trooper spots a possible stolen vehicle and attempts to make a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to stop and attempted to ram the police vehicle before taking off southbound with the trooper following.