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  • DOR’s New Payment Options For Hoosiers - May 26, 2018 at 9:55 am

    The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has instituted new payment plan options to help ease the burden to Hoosier taxpayers. The new payment plan options became effective in early May and allow individuals to establish plans for a longer period of time without the previous requirement of a down payment equal to 20 percent of the outstanding liability. To establish a payment plan, the amount of tax due must be Read more…

  • Fifth annual LOK Young Artists’ Expo In Michigan City - May 26, 2018 at 9:55 am

    Friday, June 1 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, Lubeznik Center for the Arts will host the fifth annual LOK Young Artists’ Expo in partnership with the Lindsey O’Brien Kesling (LOK) Wishing Tree Foundation. The evening is a showcase of talented youth in the region, which includes LCA’s youth programming. An exhibition of artwork, created by tri-county students including LCA’s Teen Arts Council and the Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington, Read more…

  • Healthy Pregnancy Event In La Porte - May 26, 2018 at 9:54 am

    Moms and parents-to-be may have a lot of questions about what it means to have a healthy pregnancy. Bethany Cluskey, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., an obstetrician and gynecologist with La Porte Physician Network Women’s Care, has answers, and is inviting the community to meet her personally for a free program. Taking Care of Baby Starts Before She’s Born” will be from 6-7 p.m., June 20 at the Best Western Plus La Porte Read more…

  • La Porte County Career and Technical Education Program Hosts “CTE Signing Day” - May 25, 2018 at 9:46 am

    The La Porte County Career and Technical Education program hosted a “CTE Signing Day” on Tuesday, May 22 at the A. K. Smith Center in Michigan City. In the tradition of “signing days” for college-bound athletes, “CTE Signing Day” spotlighted 15 seniors from county high schools who are accepting job offers and apprenticeships following graduation. In addition, two education careers students attended the ceremony, accepting placement in Ivy Tech’s Associates Read more…

  • Warrior Remembrance Ride Beginning in Michigan City - May 25, 2018 at 9:45 am

    The American Legion Riders Chapter 451 in Michigan City, in conjunction with other Chapters in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan Legion Rider Chapter will host the first annual Warrior Remembrance Ride on Sunday before Memorial Day. The ride will start from Post 451 in Michigan City with making stops at American Legion Posts in Bristol, Indiana, Sturgis, Michigan and Battle Creek, Michigan. Then will head to Fort Custer National Cemetery Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Unruly passenger arrested after allegedly launching midair tirade

    iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — A passenger on an American Airlines flight to Miami was arrested after he allegedly launched into a midair, profanity-laced tirade and traded punches with others on the plane who were trying to restrain him. The whole incident was caught on tape after passenger Jason Felix began yelling at flight attendants over their refusal to sell him more alcohol, according to charging papers. An off-duty police officer on the Read more…

  • South Korean president says he delivered Trump’s message to Kim Jong Un

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — South Korean President Moon Jae In says he delivered President Trump’s firm willingness to end hostile relations with North Korea and to offer economic assistance to the country if leader Kim Jong Un implements complete denuclearization. Kim reached out to Moon on Friday afternoon, just after Trump announced a personal letter to Kim cancelling a planned summit next month, to say that he “wanted to meet without formalities.” Read more…

  • Border Patrol union slams National Guard deployment as ‘wasteful’

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Border Patrol union slammed the execution of the National Guard deployment to the southern border on Friday, saying that resources were being wasted and that troops were not being used as “initially planned”. “Someone in between President Trump and the folks on the border is not relaying the information correctly,” Art Del Cueto, the national spokesperson for the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) told ABC News. Read more…