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  • ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF OUR NEW EMICHIGANCITY WEBSITE - February 24, 2020 at 3:51 pm

    Mayor Duane Parry and his Administration are extremely excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website. Visit us at www.emichigancity.com. Over a year of hard work and dedication by Kaleb Goodwin and our Information Technology Staff, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on February 25th at approximately 2:00pm!  We wanted to make the new website faster, easier to navigate, and more user-friendly. As a city that is Read more…

  • WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT… - February 24, 2020 at 2:26 pm

    * WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations in excess of 6 inches possible. * WHERE…Portions of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan. * WHEN…From Tuesday evening through Wednesday night. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the Wednesday morning and evening commutes.

  • South Shore Line service updates will be in effect to accommodate passengers attending the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo - February 24, 2020 at 2:25 pm

    South Shore Line service updates will be in effect to accommodate passengers attending the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo Feb. 28 – March 1, at McCormick Place. The SSL will be offering the following weekday train stops at McCormick Place Station on Friday, Feb. 28, in addition to regular service to McCormick Place during the weekend: Westbound: Trains 14, 216, 116, 218, 18, 118, 220, 20 Eastbound: Trains 9, 109, Read more…

  • MCHS FINISHES THIRD AT PURDUE JROTC DRILL MEET - February 24, 2020 at 9:38 am

    The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) military drill team finished third out of 13 schools at the Sectional meet held at Purdue University in West Lafayette on February 22nd.  Cadet 1st Lieutenant Jessica Wilhelm commanded the Unarmed Regulation Platoon to a first place finish and Cadet Captain Bohdan Walker commanded the Armed Exhibition Platoon to a third place finish in their respective Read more…

  • Be a hero for patients: Donate blood during Red Cross Month - February 24, 2020 at 9:32 am

    The American Red Cross urges the public to join its lifesaving mission by giving blood or platelets this March in celebration of Red Cross Month. Donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this spring. Every day, thousands of patients depend on blood donations to help save their lives – patients like Heath Cornford who spent his first 217 Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Auschwitz Memorial slams Amazon series about Nazi hunters for its ‘dangerous foolishness’

    iStock(NEW YORK) — Amazon’s new series Hunters has come under fire from the Auschwitz Memorial for a scene that depicts a fictionalized portrayal of the Holocaust. The remembrance group blasts the scene as “dangerous,” adding that it “welcomes future deniers.” The drama series, starring Al Pacino, premiered on Amazon’s Prime streaming service last Friday. It’s advertised as being “inspired by true events” on its website, and follows the story of Read more…

  • Trump greeted by huge crowd at stadium rally as he begins two-day India trip

    Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(AHMEDABAD, India) — President Donald Trump on Monday, greeted by an enthusiastic crowd estimated at more than 100,000 at the world’s largest cricket stadium in India, said the country gives hope to all of humanity. “Namaste! Namaste,” Trump told the cheering crowd at the “Namaste Trump” or “Welcome Trump” event in Ahmedabad. “And hello to India. This is such a great honor,” he said, Read more…