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  • La Porte Hospital offering free Natural Childbirth Class this week - November 18, 2017 at 11:33 pm

    The Natural Childbirth Class offered at La Porte Hospital is now free. Women who would like to experience a water labor and birth, and explore options for delivering without medications, are invited to the class from 6-8 p.m., Nov. 21, at La Porte Hospital.   The program is open to mothers and a support person at approximately 32 weeks of pregnancy. All those who attend are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Read more…

  • Michigan City road closure expected Monday - November 18, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    In Michigan City tomorrow, Ohio St will be closed between Earl Rd and St Johns Rd for sewer work. From 7 am to 5pm Detour signs will be posted for the alternate  route.

  • St. Joseph County man charged with Neglect of a Dependent Causing Death - November 18, 2017 at 11:55 am

    Friday the St. Joseph County (Indiana) Prosecutor’s Office charged 20 year old Isaiah Moutria, with Neglect of a Dependent Causing Death, a Level 1 Felony. Mr. Moutria is charged in connection with the June 2017 death of Keegan Wolf, 8 months old. Probable cause was found and an arrest warrant ordered issued. Bond was set at $200,000 Corporate surety or $20,000 cash. Mr. Moutria is currently in the custody of Read more…

  • Winter WellnessLand is back at The Crossing of La Porte Hospital - November 18, 2017 at 11:43 am

    Winter WellnessLand will appear again for one night only at The Crossing in La Porte, with a special visit from Santa and lots family-friendly activities. The event takes place from 4-6 p.m., Dec. 6 at The Crossing of La Porte Hospital, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. It is free and open to the public. Pictures with Santa will be offered with a suggested donation of one non-perishable food item that Read more…

  • New traffic shift taking effect on U.S 231 - November 18, 2017 at 12:40 am

    The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting motorists to an upcoming traffic shift on U.S. 231. On or around Tuesday, November 21, traffic on U.S. 231 at the I-65 overhead bridge will shift into its winter configuration. While the road will remain one lane in each direction at the I-65 interchange through the winter, eastbound traffic will shift back onto the east side of the road. A median will Read more…


News From Around The World

  • High winds blamed for scaffolding collapse in busy New York City neighborhood

    Twitter/@ZenoMercer(NEW YORK) — Wind gusts caused construction scaffolding to collapse above a subway entrance in New York City’s busy SoHo neighborhood, authorities said. Five people suffered moderate to minor injuries in the incident around 11:30 a.m. local time on Sunday when wind gusts were reported to be around 30 mph to 35 mph. They were taken to Bellevue Medical Center. A New York City Fire Department official said the wind Read more…

  • Is that Black Friday travel offer really a good deal?

    iStock/ThiinkstockChances are good you are about to be overwhelmed with Black Friday deals. There are discounts for electronics, jewelry and even airline tickets. But is that travel offer to Hawaii truly a good deal? Here are some things to keep in mind when purchasing an airline ticket for a trip to brighten up the months ahead, according to FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney. 1. Black Friday deals do not necessarily show Read more…

  • Sen. Susan Collins: ‘I want to see changes’ in Senate tax bill

    ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A key moderate Senate Republican said the Senate’s tax bill needs revisions before it is put to a vote. “I want to see changes in that bill, and I think there will be changes,” Sen. Susan Collins of Maine told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This Week Sunday. She said one problem with the bill is the inclusion of a provision that would repeal the Read more…

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