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  • Thursday July 31-Meeting to look at Michigan City Ward and La Porte Ward - July 25, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    There will be a meeting on Thursday July 31 at the La Porte County Complex meeting room – 1st floor –La Porte Indiana.  The Clerk, Voter Registration and Commissioner Milsap will have a public meeting to look at Mapping and Ordinances of the Michigan City Ward and precincts and the La Porte Ward and precincts.

  • 38 Year old James D. Brinsfield of Westville arrested for dealing heroin - July 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    The  La Porte County Metro Operations Unit has announced the arrest of a 38 year old Westville man after he fled from law enforcement.  James D. BRINSFIELD had been wanted pursuant to an arrest warrant that had been issued by La Porte County Circuit Court for Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance (heroin), a class “A” felony.     On Tuesday, July 22, 2014 officers from the La Porte Police Department Read more…

  • INDOT work on 73rd over I-65 BEWARE - July 25, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of 73rd Avenue (Lincoln Highway) between State Road 53 (Broadway) and Mississippi Street beginning Monday, July 28th through August 8th. Crews are closing the bridge for repairs and maintenance.  

  • INDOT CLOSURES on US 30 between Indiaia and Illinois - July 25, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces overnight lane restrictions begin on U.S. 30, between the Illinois state line and U.S. 41, the evening of Monday, July 28th. One lane of U.S. 30 will be restricted in either the westbound or eastbound lanes during the overnight hours along this stretch through November as crews resurface the roadway.

  • State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in Central Indiana - July 25, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in Central Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health is working with local health departments and health care providers to identify additional cases of measles, and to prevent further transmission of the disease. The case does not appear to be related to the measles outbreak among the Amish community in Ohio. Get FULL PRESS Release on WIMS AM 1420 FACEBOOK

News From Around The World

  • Pop Culture Drinks Surge in Popularity

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Like a particularly enjoyable form of Inception, you can now drink your Game of Thrones beer while you watch…Game of Thrones. Or, sip on 50 Shades of Grey wine while you read the book (or watch the movie trailer, for that matter), or Downton Abbey wine while you binge on the British series. The list goes on. In recent months, instances of branded drinks have skyrocketed, and Read more…

  • White House Doesn’t Discount Possibility of Impeachment

    Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Don’t dismiss the possibility of the House of Representatives bringing articles of impeachment against President Obama, senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer said Friday. “I think a lot of people in this town laugh that off,” Pfeiffer said at a breakfast with reporters in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. “I would not discount that possibility. I think that [House] Speaker [John] Boehner, by Read more…