Category Archives: Indiana

Holiday Traveling Tips for Pet Owners

Holiday Traveling Tips for Pet Owners

Traveling for the holidays this year will be far from normal—that is, if travel will be possible for you at all. If you plan to visit out-of-state family for a road trip or a cabin on the lake, you may need to find accommodations for any pets before you leave. While you have still have…

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Modern Trends in the Automotive Industry

Modern Trends in the Automotive Industry

People who grew up in the 1950s must be shocked every time they see a car commercial on television. Modern-day vehicles couldn’t look any more different than the classic cars our grandparents grew up driving. One reason why newer cars look so different is that automotive industry leaders are always trying to think of new…

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Ways To Give Back To Your Community During COVID-19

Ways To Give Back To Your Community During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed every facet of life. Kids are e-learning at home, and millions of people aren’t going into the office. It’s sad to see so many people struggling in ways they never had to before. Luckily, there’s still hope. Read about these ways to give back to your community during COVID-19 if…

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People Moving Out of Coronavirus Hot Spots

A good chunk of residents are moving from coronavirus hot spot states and would voluntarily pack up and move out to areas not as crippled by the virus a new survey says.  Those who want out – spread-out suburbanites want to hit the road, too are not only city slickers eith. The new, national survey…

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Trick Or Treating Can Be Safe Amid Covid-19

      According to the AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics, Trick-Or-Treating can be safe with certain safety precautions in place.      “The role of touching objects in the spread of COVID-19 is not clear at this point, but to be on the safe side, collecting candy from a few socially distanced neighbors, is…

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Indiana Advances to Stage 5!!!!

    Indiana will advance the state to an updated version of Stage 5 that was announced today by Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb. This is an revised Stage 5  Back On Track Indiana plan and prolongs the state’s face covering mandate until at least Oct. 17.      Local governments may impose more restrictive…

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4 Fun Tourist Destinations in Northwest Indiana

4 Fun Tourist Destinations in Northwest Indiana

Taking a trip this year is difficult with the necessary COVID-19 precautions, but there are ways for you to still get away. Whether you’re a Midwesterner looking to stay local or from farther away, northwest Indiana is a prime spot for outdoor fun. Peruse these four fun tourist destinations in northwest Indiana as you plan…

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65th Anniversary of Standard Oil Fire in Whiting Indiana

by John Hmurovic      Sixty-five years ago this month, Whiting was the site of one of the most spectacular industrial explosions in history. A solid, steel hydroformer, a unit used to increase the octane of gasoline, shattered into pieces in a powerful blast at the Whiting Refinery, then owned by Standard Oil. The sound of…

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Car Care Tips for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is typically one of the busiest travel weekends of the year as people look to get in the final trip of the summer.  Due to the many travel restrictions from COVID-19, more people will be driving to their holiday weekend destinations this year.  This places an increased importance on making sure your car…

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Classes Set to Begin at Calumet College of St. Joseph

     Calumet College of St. Joseph plans to return to campus for the Fall semester with traditional classes beginning August 24th.  College Survival Orientation will take place on August 20 & 21. Enrollment is up and they are excited to welcome new and returning students to campus.      Whether you are a recent high…

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