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  • LaPorte man finds bullet while watching TV in his bed - March 4, 2015 at 12:35 am

    A LaPorte man found a bullet on the blanket next to him at his home on Melrose St. He told LaPorte Police that he was lying in bed watching television when he heard a loud noise that sounded like something hit the outside of his house. He saw nothing when he looked outside. When he woke up a couple of hours later he heard something fall to the floor and Read more…

  • The City of Michigan City and Hitchcock Design Group receive award - March 4, 2015 at 12:34 am

    The City of Michigan City and Hitchcock Design Group have received a 2015 Hoosier Planning Award for the Lake Michigan Gateway Implementation Strategy in the category of Outstanding Planning. The LMGIS was chosen from 7 other community planning documents and received Honorable Mention for Outstanding Plan which is amongst the highest planning awards in the State of Indiana. City representatives will accept the award at the Indiana Chapter of the Read more…

  • Former New Buffalo Middle School teacher sentenced - March 4, 2015 at 12:33 am

    37 year old Aaron Badger, a former New Buffalo Middle School teacher, was sentenced to five years of probation. Badger pleaded guilty in January to taking pictures of student’s underwear which carries a penalty of up to two years in prison. Other felony charges were dropped as part of Badger’s plea agreement.

  • Café 1007 opens today at IU Heath La Porte Hospital - March 4, 2015 at 12:33 am

    The community is invited to experience the area’s newest eatery – Café 1007, open March 4 at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte. The newly-remodeled facility in the hospital’s lower level has been transformed from a typical cafeteria to a high-end, health-infused eatery with exciting new features such as sauté stations, a grain bar with rare and interesting selections, and the community’s only full-service salad bar. Read more…

  • CTI Home Care Services seeking pros at Ivy Tech MC campus Wednesday - March 4, 2015 at 12:32 am

    Ivy Tech’s Michigan City campus announced that CTI Home Care Services will be on campus Wednesday, March 4th between 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to recruit for RNs, LPNs, HHAs, CNAs, PTs, PTAs, OT, COTAs, and SLPs. CTI Home Care Services, a locally owned and operated home care company, is currently seeking compassionate and caring health care professionals for pediatrics, geriatrics, and developmentally disabled home care. This recruiting session will Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Target Cutting Jobs to Save Cash

    Morning Money Memo… Target says it will eliminate thousands of positions over the next two years amid restructuring at its Minneapolis headquarters, part of cost-cutting measures that it hopes will help the company save $2 billion over the next two years, the company announced. “While we’re in the early days and there’s no doubt that transformation can be challenging,” Target CEO Brian Cornell said in a statement Tuesday, “we’re taking Read more…

  • POLL: Voters Believe President’s Love for America Is Real

    Pete Souza / The White House(NEW YORK) — President Obama loves America — at least according to a poll of American voters. A new Quinnipiac University poll out Wednesday morning proves most Americans disagree completely with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani comments about the president in which he said he doesn’t believe President Obama “loves America.” According to the survey, American voters believe 63 to 28 percent that President Read more…