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  • Mobile Health Unit to provide bone density screenings, education on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease in May - April 26, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    The Mobile Health Unit of La Porte Hospital will be out in the community throughout May to provide bone density screenings and to educate on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease. Come and visit the Mobile Health Unit to learn more about these two important topics. The Mobile Health Unit program has been made possible by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte. Upcoming Dates and times of the Mobile Health Read more…

  • NIPSCO Awarding Local Non-Profits with Grants - April 26, 2018 at 1:35 pm

    NIPSCO is awarding 15 local nonprofit organizations with grants—totaling $50,000—to help fund restoration and education projects throughout northern Indiana. Some of this year’s winners include: Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana, Spaceship Earth education programming; City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department, erosion control project; Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center, scholarships for the Stewards of Tomorrow; Michiana Area Council of Governments, Partners for Clean Air; Michigan City Area Schools, Read more…

  • New Roadwork to Expect in Michigan City - April 26, 2018 at 1:32 pm

    Starting Monday, April 30th at 6:00 a.m. phase 1 of the Ohio Street reconstruction project will begin in Michigan City. This phase will close the Southbound (or West side) of Ohio Street from US 20 to 400 North (Kieffer Rd). At that point all traffic on Ohio Street will be one way only (Northbound) until further notice, until the end of September. Southbound Traffic will be detoured at US 20 Read more…

  • PNW Day of Giving - April 25, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    Team WIMS was out at the PNW Day of Giving yesterday. The once-a-year event is a non-stop, 24-hour opportunity to support PNW’s student scholarships, academic programs, athletics and more. Check out the WIMS Facebook page for videos and pictures of the event along with interviews.

  • Toll Road Troopers Recieve Awards - April 25, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    Last week, two Toll Road troopers were recognized for their outstanding work by Superintendent Douglas Carter at the Indiana State Police Spring Awards Ceremony. Trooper Christopher Eagles was recognized as the Indiana State Police Toll Road Post “Trooper of the District.” This award goes to the trooper that is chosen by their command staff that personifies professionalism, integrity, a well-rounded work ethic, and community involvement. Eagles’ efforts have resulted in Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Your coworkers may be ruining your sleep, but here’s how you can fix it

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you find yourself awake in bed at night reliving a bad interaction with a coworker or a different stressful work experience, a simple trick could be the key to getting a good night’s sleep. Just spending some amount of time each night doing something that completely detaches you from work is beneficial for sleep, according to new research. Even better is that it doesn’t matter how Read more…

  • Trump launches new attack on his Justice Department

    ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump lambasted his Justice Department Thursday in an interview on Fox News, expressing frustration at the ongoing special counsel probe and suggesting that he may intervene in his Justice Department at some point. “They have a witch hunt against the President of the United States going on, I have taken the position, and I don’t have to take this position and maybe I’ll change, that Read more…

  • Disney Channel clears animated "Star Wars Resistance" for launch

    Lucasfilm(LOS ANGELES) — Production has begun on Star Wars Resistance, an anime-inspired adventure series that will premiere this fall on Disney Channel in the U.S. and, thereafter, on Disney XD and around the world. Created by Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni, the man behind the Emmy-winning animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars as well as the recently-wrapped Star Wars Rebels, the show centers on Kazuda Xiono [zee-OH-noh], a young Read more…

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