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  • Four Michigan City Police Officers Sue former Mayor Meer and Michigan City - June 6, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    Four Michigan City Police Officers Sue former Mayor Meer and Michigan City The Law Offices of Donald J. Schmid LLC announced today that a civil complaint and lawsuit were filed earlier this week in the LaPorte County Superior Court by four Michigan City police officers against Ronald Meer and the City of Michigan City, Indiana. The lawsuit allegesthat Meer, acting as an agent of the City, defamed and intentionally inflicted Read more…

  • La Porte County Election Board releases statement in regards to Primary Numbers - June 6, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    PRESS RELEASE JUNE 6, 2020 LAPORTE COUNTY ELECTION BOARD RELEASES STATEMENT BY COUNTY ELECTION VENDOR MICROVOTE CLARIFYING WHY INTERIM TALLIES RELEASED WEDNESDAY NIGHT WERE MUCH HIGHER THAN FINAL VOTE TALLIES RELEASED THURSDAY. (LaPorte, IN) –  LaPorte County Election Board President Andrew Voeltz today released a statement by the President of the county’s election vendor, MicroVote, seeking to answer press and public questions about why “interim results released Wednesday night were Read more…

  • Two ramps to NB I-65 to be closed in Lake County - June 6, 2020 at 9:54 am

    The Indiana Department of Transportation announces two ramp closures to northbound I-65 near Crown Point and Merrillville. The ramp from 109th Ave northbound I-65 will be closed beginning Tuesday, June 9 for concrete patching. The ramp will reopen by the end of June, 2020. The ramp from eastbound U.S. 30 to northbound I-65 is also currently closed. This ramp is expected to reopen in the beginning of July, 2020. Drivers Read more…

  • 2019-2020 annual licenses extended until end of June - June 6, 2020 at 9:50 am

    All 2019-20 basic hunting, basic fishing, hunt/fish combo, youth licenses, and stamps set to expire March 31, 2020 are now valid until the end of June. After that, you will need a 2020-21 license and/or stamp to hunt, fish, or trap. Keep a printed or electronic copy with you while hunting or fishing. If you do not have a 2019-20 annual license or stamp, a 2020-21 annual license is required. Read more…

  • UPDATE: Early Morning Crash Closes I-94 for Hours, One Airlifted - June 5, 2020 at 4:05 am

    Thursday morning troopers responded to a personal injury crash on I-94 east near mile-marker 26th. Investigation by Senior Trooper Jerry George indicates that a Freightliner pulling an enclosed box trailer was partially in the far right lane and partially on the right shoulder.  The truck was driven by a 32 year old from Steger, IL. A Peterbilt pulling a flatbed trailer with several coils of rolled steel, struck the rear Read more…