Friday December 15 9:16 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


South Shore CVA Wins W3 Award recognizing power of web creativity

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The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently won a W3 Silver Award for the “Faces of Travel” video series in 2017. The video series was created and produced by the South Shore CVA’s Video Production Manager to promote National Travel and Tourism Week, an annual and national salute to the travel and tourism industry.

Victim has been identified.


Shelby Co. Indiana Conservation Officers have identified the victim pulled from Flatrock River yesterday as Raymond Sanchez, 35 of Columbus. Sanchez’s girlfriend notified Conservation Officer Dispatch around 11:30 PM that Sanchez had gone out on the river earlier in the afternoon and had planned to float to Noblitt Park in Columbus. She said Sanchez was not familiar with the river and had no idea there were low head dams along his proposed route. Sanchez continues to be in critical condition at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Do You Recognize These Individuals?


The Munster Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two persons of interest in recent thefts that have occurred at Panera Bread (8131 Calumet).

Need Help Navigating Your Medicare Options? The State Health Insurance Assistance Program is here to help


The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a counseling program for people with Medicare. SHIP is provided by the Indiana Department of Insurance and Administration on Community Living. SHIP is part of a federal network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs located in every state.

INDOT Offers Scholarships, Jobs to Engineers in Training


The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering civil engineering students scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester, and paid employment during summer breaks and upon graduation.

Holiday Season Safety Tips from the Munster Police Department


Throughout this holiday season, the Munster Police Department encourages residents to follow these important safety tips.

DNR emergency rule for 2017 deer hunting season


An emergency rule signed November 3rd by the DNR, filed with the Natural Resources Commission and the Legislative Services Agency, states the following: “Rifle cartridges that were allowed in previous years on public land for deer hunting are allowed on public land again this year during the deer firearms season, the reduction zone season (in zones where local ordinances allow the use of a firearm), special hunts on other public lands such as State Parks and National Wildlife Refuges, and special antlerless season.

Upcoming Audit Services RFP Item


The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will soon advertise a Request for Proposal (RFP) item seeking a qualified firm to provide review of internal audit process and systems review services.