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  • Michigan City Central Service Closures For Friday - April 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

    In observance of Good Friday, the following Central Service Departments will be closed on Friday, April 19th.These Departments include:Central Services OfficeVector/ForesterStreet DepartmentThe Refuse Department will be operating a regular schedule.

  • First Safe Haven Baby Box at an Indiana hospital receives blessing at Franciscan Health Michigan City - April 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

    A device for new mothers in crisis, born out of one woman’s experience as an abandoned infant, is now available at Franciscan Health Michigan City, as the Safe Haven Baby Box received its formal blessing on Tuesday.The Safe Haven Baby Box is available to new mothers who wish to utilize Indiana’s Safe Haven Law, which enables a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously without fear of arrest or Read more…

  • First Safe Haven Baby Box at an Indiana hospital receives blessing at Franciscan Health Michigan City - April 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

    A device for new mothers in crisis, born out of one woman’s experience as an abandoned infant, is now available at Franciscan Health Michigan City, as the Safe Haven Baby Box received its formal blessing on Tuesday. The Safe Haven Baby Box is available to new mothers who wish to utilize Indiana’s Safe Haven Law, which enables a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously without fear of arrest Read more…

  • New Camera System At Michigan City Beachfront Helps Arrest Two - April 18, 2019 at 2:00 am

    La Porte County Emergency Management Director, Larry Butcher, in conjunction with Mayor Ron Meer, came up with a plan to monitor the Michigan City beachfront through a program called, “Beach Safety Monitoring”. With this program numerous cameras have been placed throughout the beach area, parks and our pier and lighthouse. Michigan City Police said the program was designed to not only save potential lives, but also monitor behavior of our Read more…

  • Façade Improvement Program and Upper Story Residential Incentive Program Expansion Approved - April 17, 2019 at 11:19 pm

    At the April 8, 2019 Meeting, the Michigan City Redevelopment Commission approved the expansion of the Façade Improvement Program and Upper Story Residential Incentive Program. The original program established in 2013 was limited to areas within the North Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District bounded by 11th Street to the south, 4th Street to the north, Pine Street to the east and Wabash Street to the west. The approved expansion extends Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Disney Cruise Line debuts Captain Minnie Mouse, aims to inspire girls

    Disney Cruise Line(NEW YORK) — Aye, aye, Captain Minnie Mouse! Disney Cruise Line announced Thursday the debut of Captain Minnie Mouse. The cruise line aims to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry. In addition to the first ever pants-wearing Captain Minnie, DCL’s new youth programs and the funding of scholarships are designed to empower girls and young women to pursue careers in the cruise industry. Read more…

  • Justice Department releases nearly 400-page Mueller report

    Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Attorney General William Barr on Thursday morning was set to transmit a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated report on Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential campaign to members of Congress, making public for the first time substantial portions of the nearly 400-page document. The Justice Department’s release of the redacted report comes just weeks after Barr penned a four-page letter conveying Read more…