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Exciting MLK Seminar At VU with 4 Videos You Can Watch on Facebook

We attended the Martin Luther King Seminar at Valparaiso University Seminar on How local Government “Makes a Difference.” We Made 4 “LIVE” Videos you can watch of Facebook. Lots of interesting topics were discussed pertaining to what local government does especially in the areas of social services. Panel speakers were Jesse Harper from Center Township…

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What To Do During Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

During Winter Storms and Extreme Cold • Stay indoors during the storm. • Walk carefully on snowy, icy, walkways. • Avoid overexertion when shoveling snow. Overexertion can bring on a heart attack—a major cause of death in the winter. If you must shovel snow, stretch before going outside. • Keep dry. Change wet clothing frequently…

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Peoples Bank Employees Donate $27,000 to Local Charities

     The 2024 donation season has begun! They are beyond excited to start distributing the funds their employees who have raised funds for local organizations that benefit our communities. Stay tuned to their social media to learn about the amazing organizations they’re  supporting in 2024!         Peoples Bank’s commitment to public service…

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St. Mary Hospital Recognized for Family Birthing Excellence

NORTHWEST INDIANA | Community Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center again have been recognized for their commitment to infant and maternal health. All three earned accolades from the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA), in partnership with Gov. Eric Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Lindsay Weaver, MD, FACEP, at the fourth annual INspire Hospital of…

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City of LaPorte’s Winterfest Announced!

The Annual WinterFest, organized by the La Porte Park and Recreation Department, returns January 26-28, 2024!  FREE ICE SKATING ALL WEEKEND (JANUARY 26-28) Glide into winter enjoyment! Bundle up and come ice skate at the Downtown La Porte Ice Rink, located at Monroe and State streets. Skate time is FREE by entering the discount code WINTERFEST during…

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How To Properly Dispose of Special Waste

How To Properly Dispose of Special Waste

Trash is a big part of our lives, but we don’t give it much thought. Most waste—food, paper, plastic, metal, and more—it easy to dispose of. Toss it in the garbage, toss that garbage bag in your dumpster, and let the garbage collectors pick it up. However, certain kinds of waste need special handling. Here’s…

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Garden Show Announces Speaker Line UP

Porter County Master Gardeners announced these topics and speakers at the 18th Annual Gardening Show on Saturday, January 20, 2024. We look forward to giving you an enthusiastic welcome at the Show! We want to emphasize how thrilled we are to be able to get together again and increase our knowledge about growing things. We…

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Valparaiso Warming Shelters

The City of Valparaiso has coordinated with local organizations to announce Warming Centers available when temperatures and wind chills dip below freezing. The following organizations are serving as warming centers: Contact Living Hope Community Church at (219) 462-1245 For Emergency Shelter Info 1115 Calumet Ave. Overnight Mon-Sun, 8:00 pm – 7:00 am with check-in time 8:00…

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Purdue Glee Club Concert Coming to Valpo

Urschel Laboratories proudly presents and The Kiwanis Club of Valparaiso hosts the Purdue Varsity Glee Club in concert on Sunday, January 21st, 2024 at 4pm. This popular concert is a fund-raising activity for the Kiwanis Club of Valparaiso. The proceeds will be used to help children and families in Greater Valparaiso in addition to some state,…

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Election Improvement Grants Given to Lake And Porter Counties

     Indiana Secretary of State Diego Morales visited county election officials to distribute election improvement grants and discuss plans for the 2024 Primary and General Election. Tuesday, Jan 2nd, 2024 Secretary Morales stopped in Benton, White, Starke, Jasper, Porter, and Lake Counties. This is Secretary Morales’ second round of statewide visits to counties. Lake…

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