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  • Sunday Weather - January 20, 2019 at 2:00 am

    A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 18. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

  • Indiana Arts Commission seeks qualified grant review panelists - January 19, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced Wednesday it is seeking qualified individuals to serve as citizen grant review panelists in 2019. Panelists receive a modest stipend for their service. Depending on eligibility, mileage and lodging reimbursements may be available in addition to the stipend. The citizen peer review panels are critical to the Arts Commission’s public funding process. Prospective panelists must represent diverse backgrounds, experiences, and knowledge in the arts. Read more…

  • Michigan City to Host World Class Marine Motorsport - January 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    A new partnership between the world’s leading marine motorsport brand, Powerboat P1 and OPA Racing has created the American Power Boat Association (APBA) Offshore Championship with Michigan City set to host the penultimate round. The two promoters have released details of the race sites in the six-venue series that will see the Great Lakes Grand Prix staged over the weekend of 3/4 August as it celebrates its 11th anniversary. Michigan Read more…

  • Update On Michigan City Homicide - January 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    According, to a press release from the Michigan City Police Department, on Wednesday, at approximately 7:59pm the Michigan City Police Department was dispatched to the 200 Block of Elston St. for a complaint of Shots Fired and someone in a vehicle possibly injured. Upon arrival, Officer Cody Washluske located a vehicle parked in front of 214 Jackson St. and discovered the victim, Justin Ameer Garner age 18 in the driver’s Read more…

  • Attorney General Curtis Hill Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team - January 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Attorney General Curtis Hill announced changes to his executive leadership team. Joan Blackwell, who has served as Chief of Staff since 2017, has been named General Counsel for the Office of the Attorney General. Previously, Blackwell worked as an attorney at Barnes & Thornburg, where she focused her practice on bankruptcy, commercial law and litigation matters; as a section chief in the Office of the Attorney General under a previous Read more…

News From Around The World

  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand speaks at Women’s March in Iowa: ‘We would change everything’

    Steve Pope/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa.) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand kicked off her 2020 presidential campaign in Iowa this weekend by tackling a controversial subject head-on and being a marquee speaker at the Women’s March in Des Moines on Saturday. Although the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and NAACP withdrew their support from the Women’s March amid accusations of bigotry by some of the lead organizers, Gillibrand spoke at the Read more…