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  • MCAS New Appointments Made Including MCHS Principal - June 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The Michigan City Area Schools Board of Trustees held a special meeting on June 12 to approve several administrative appointments for the coming school year. Kevin Goralczyk will serve as the Principal of Michigan City High School. Since 2014, Goralczyk has served as the principal of Our Lady of Hungary School in South Bend. From 2011-2014, he served as Assistant Principal, Associate Principal, and Interim Principal of Michigan City High Read more…

  • The Leadership Institute graduates 30 students from high school leadership program, SLYCE, and 20 adults from Leadership Northwest Indiana program. - June 18, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    PNW’s Leadership Northwest Indiana (LNI), with a 30-year regional history and 1,200 successful program graduates across the Region, recently awarded leadership certificates to 20 graduating participants. Participants spent 12 months learning about leadership, enhancing their soft and hard skills, and learning more about our region, its history and challenges.Student Youth Leadership Community Engagement (SLYCE), with a 7-year regional history and over 500 successful graduates awarded leadership certificates to 30 high Read more…

  • Governor In Chesterton Wednesday To Chair A Joint Public Meeting Of The Board Of Directors Of The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (Iedc) And The Indiana Economic Development Foundation Inc. - June 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Governor Eric Holcomb will chair a joint public meeting of the board of directors of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) and the Indiana Economic Development Foundation Inc. at 12:15 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, June 19, at Urschel Laboratories Inc. in Chesterton.The entrepreneurship, audit and finance, and business development committees of the board of directors of the IEDC will also hold public meetings on Wednesday at Urschel Laboratories.9:15 a.m. CDT Read more…

  • Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend is July 13-14 - June 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    The National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) and the Girl Scouts of America (GSUSA) will partner for the inaugural Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend on July 13 and 14.The weekend is designed to help thousands of girls across the United States explore nature, find adventure and learn what Girl Scouts is all about. Indiana State Parks will offer many options across the state to participate.GSUSA is committed to Read more…

  • Applications available for judicial position in Lake County - June 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    The Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission is beginning the process of selecting a new Superior Court judge. A vacancy on the Lake Superior Court will occur on July 1st. Judge John R. Pera will retire from Superior Court, Civil Division, Room Six.Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Slaughter, who chairs the Commission, announced applications for the position are now available online at courts.in.gov/5521.htm and must be submitted through the Indiana Courts Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Monsanto is contacting the journalists, activists it tracked on ‘watch lists’ in 7 countries

    wellesenterprises/iStock(NEW YORK) — Agriculture conglomerate Monsanto has started contacting journalists, politicians and activists it was keeping tabs on and documenting via “watch lists,” its parent company Bayer announced this week. An international group of journalists, politicians and activists whose information, including their views on pesticides, was tracked by the agribusiness giant, and placed on ‘watch lists’ by the company, were informed of the company’s surveillance activities, Monsanto’s parent company Bayer Read more…

  • Trump kicks off his re-election in Florida as Democrats aim to win the state back

    BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(ORLANDO, Fla.) — President Donald Trump kicks off his 2020 reelection bid in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, launching a campaign that’s never really ended. In promoting Tuesday’s festivities at and around the Amway Center, aides indicated that the president’s campaign has never really stopped. They told ABC News that this rally in a critical swing state is meant to add to momentum. “He can’t win the White House Read more…

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