Author Archives: Sue Baxter

Hunger Hike 2021 Announced

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at the Hunger Hike! Create a team with your family, friends, and coworkers to raise awareness and funds to provide meals for individuals and families facing hunger. Kids Area –  Children 12 and under are invited to participate in our…

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State Road 149 To Close Till Mid-June

VALPARAISO | SOUTH HAVEN INDIANA –   State Road 149 from Lenburg Rd/C.R. 1050 N north to Joliet Ave will be closed beginning Monday, April 19 stated the Indiana Department of Transportation. State Road 149 was closed in this location last year for widening work to take place on the west side of the roadway. The…

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East Chicago Offers Mobile Clinic April 13-17

      A Free mobile vaccination clinic will be offered in East Chicago from April 13th thru April 17th from 9am – 6pm. The location will be the East Chicago School Administration Building at 1401 E. 144th St., East Chicago, Indiana.         Register online by visiting ourshot.in.gov or call 211 (866-211-9966)…

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Hammond Hosts Springtime Pawp-Up

Join us at this free event in the month of National Pet Day at the Hammond Civic Center (5825 Sohl Ave.) on Saturday, April 17th from 10am – 3pm. Come and find your new fur baby while shopping local vendors & crafters. Concessions will be available for purchase. This event requires that all vendors and…

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Listen To Your Mother Coming To Hobart Indiana

“Listen to your Mother” is a series of live readings by local writers about Motherhood that will be performed at the Hobart Art Theater on Saturday, May 8th at 7 PM. This production honors Mother’s Day. Beverages will be available for purchase by The Brickyard Bar & Grille. The show will take audience members on an…

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LaPorte County Historical Museum Opens!

     The reopening of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum will take place Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Resuming its normal hours the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time the La Porte County Historical Society announced.      Mask wearing over the nose and mouth…

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Portage YMCA Kicks Off Annual Campaign During Easter

     Portage Township YMCA enjoyed an egg hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny and enrolled Preschoolers in classes at the  on Friday, April 2nd.  The generous bunny, played by Board President Jeff Liggett, made a donation to the Y’s Annual Campaign which officially kicked off on April 5th.  To provide equity and access…

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Signs Of Potassium Deficiency by Jodi Barnett

by Jodi Barnett      More people are deficient in key minerals than they realize, and there are symptoms that are often overlooked. Below are some symptoms that one may experience if they are in fact deficient in potassium. Don’t just look for these symptoms in yourself, but a large majority that I am now…

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Valparaiso Indiana Extends Covid Restrictions

     The City of Valparaiso is extending the mask requirement and COVID social-distancing guidelines for City buildings, services and meetings, announced Mayor Matt Murphy. “To get us to the finish line, the City of Valparaiso supports Porter County Health Department guidelines of continued vigilance,” said Mayor Matt Murphy.      The Porter County Health…

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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 6th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, Friday, May 7, 2021 thru Sunday, May 9th, 2021 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 4 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter…

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