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  • First Day Hikes at Indiana State Parks Starting in January - December 10, 2018 at 9:01 am

    Usher in 2019 with other outdoor lovers at one of the many First Day Hikes offered Jan. 1 at Indiana’s state parks. First Day Hikes are a healthy way to start 2019 and a chance to get outside, exercise, enjoy nature and connect with friends. First Day events at Indiana State Park properties include: Indiana Dunes State Park, 10 to 11 a.m.: Meet at the nature center for a special Read more…

  • Three People Shot Sunday Morning in Michigan City - December 10, 2018 at 8:58 am

    On Sunday morning, members of the Michigan City Police Dept. Patrol Shift 1 were dispatched to the 100 block of Sherman Avenue in reference to gunshots being fired. An immediate investigation began and it was determined three individuals had unfortunately been shot. The three injured persons received medical care for their respective injuries. The MCPD Investigative Division and the LaPorte County Drug Task Force were summoned to the scene to Read more…

  • The Boulevard Inn “New Year’s Package” - December 10, 2018 at 7:14 am

    Available December 28, 29, 30, & 31, 2018 This package for two includes: Overnight accommodations in a spacious suite $50 dinner credit for the Bistro on the Boulevard A bottle of chilled champagne Two keepsake champagne flutes Bistro Charcuterie served on a keepsake board A box of Kilwin’s chocolates Bistro Breakfast Buffet for Two Two Mimosas or Bloody Marys served in the Bistro Late check-out of 2:00 pm City View Read more…

  • To Purdue Northwest graduates: Paddle your canoe! - December 10, 2018 at 12:14 am

    With the raising of a canoe paddle from Purdue University Northwest (PNW) alumnus and Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Stephen R. Turner, a sea of graduates donning mortarboards at each of PNW’s three fall commencement exercises shouted, “Paddle your canoe!” The refrain was a memorable cue offered by Turner during his keynote address to help the undergraduate, master’s and, for the first time at PNW, doctoral degree candidates navigate Read more…

  • Indiana State Police Issue Silver Alert for Burns Harbor Man - December 9, 2018 at 9:18 pm

    The Burns Harbor Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Robert O. Mottinger, a 70 year old white male, 6 feet 0 inches tall, 180 pounds, gray hair with blue eyes, last seen wearing blue denim jacket with gray sleeves, gray sweatpants, and has several tattoos including:  an eagle on one shoulder, a cross on his chest, and barbed wire on both arms.  He is driving a red 2012 Dodge Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Retailers set online sale prices for ‘Green Monday’

    artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) — With Christmas fast approaching, retailers are offering some last minute deals for online shoppers on Monday. Known as Green Monday, the day is similar to Cyber Monday and usually falls on the second Monday of December. Some of the biggest discounts you can find online this Green Monday include a 14-inch Chromebook at Best Buy for $210, Apple’s newest iPad for $250 at Target and the popular Read more…

  • ‘Your daughter should have been safe’: New Zealand PM apologizes for tourist’s murder

    Courtesy Lucie Blackman Trust(LONDON) — The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, issued a heartfelt apology Monday on behalf of her country for the death of a female British tourist who was killed while backpacking in the country. Ardern opened a weekly news conference by directly addressing the death of Grace Millane, 22, by saying that she could not imagine the grief that the victim’s family was experiencing. The Read more…

  • James Comey responds to recent Trump attacks in new interview

    Carsten Koall/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former F.B.I. Director James Comey, in an interview in New York on Sunday, responded to recent criticisms from President Donald Trump, who called him dishonest and accused him of lying in a Congressional hearing last week. Comey also said Democrats “have to win” the 2020 presidential election. Trump posted several tweets attacking Comey over the weekend after he testified before the House Judiciary and Oversight committees Read more…

  • ‘Stranger Things’ season three teaser reveals mysterious episode titles

    Netflix(NEW YORK) — Start speculating, Stranger Things fans. Netflix has released a new teaser for the show’s third season, which reveals the cryptic titles of all eight episodes, including: Suzie, Do You Copy?The Mall RatsThe Case of the Missing LifeguardThe Sauna TestThe SourceThe BirthdayThe BiteThe Battle of Starcourt The teaser concludes with this message: “In the summer of 1985, the adventure continues.” Season three of Stranger Things – starring Millie Read more…