Category Archives: Indiana

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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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Virtual Unity Ride From Gary To Indianapolis with Haneefah Khaaliq

     Patrons joined an exciting journey virtually from Gary, Indiana all the way to Washington DC!  On August 15, 2020 citizens who believe in fair, peaceful, and win-win solutions to issues watched live and joined virtually as Chuck G., event organizer, and Haneefah Khaaliq bike rode across the region to bring groups together from…

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Indiana Unemployment Extends Benefits 13 More Weeks

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says some out-of-work Hoosiers will now have access to an additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits starting the week ending July 4. In total, it means that between state and federal measures, unemployed workers could access up to a year’s worth of benefits. The extended benefits are in addition…

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U-Pick Farms in Northwest Indiana

     One thing Northwest Indiana has plenty of is U-Pick Farms. Over the years, these farms have changed from your old time venue to be more up-scale and popular activity for young and old. — LAKE COUNTY —     County Line Orchard, 17 U-pick apples and pumpkins, open in mid-August every day from 9am-6pm.…

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Why You Should Buy a Jeep Wrangler as Your Next Car

If you’re an adventure-loving individual in the market for a quality new vehicle, the Jeep Wrangler may be the car for you. Since its debut in 1986, the Jeep Wrangler has been a momentously popular vehicle—and for good reason. It offers numerous aesthetic and practical benefits that set it apart from other vehicles. To better…

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Indiana Governor Orders Hoosiers to Stay Home

Governor Eric J. Holcomb delivered a statewide address today to order that Hoosiers remain in their homes except when they are at work or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety. The order is in effect from March 25 to April 7. “The next two…

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Washington Park Zoo Opens with New Born Otters

On January 31st, 2017 a pair  of otter pups were born at Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City Indiana. This is the fourth time in seven years that the Washington Park Zoo has welcomed the birth of River Otters.  Although we are giving the mom plenty of privacy to raise her pups, our keeper staff are…

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Indiana Tidbits

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko Here’s some interesting “stuff” and important dates about the great Hoosier State for the rest of the year.  Enjoy! The name of our state means “land of Indians” and the name was originally given to the territory when Indiana was created from the Northwest Territory in 1800. In 1800 the Indiana…

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Indiana To Award Teacher Scholarships to H.S. Students

The single most important factor in student success is an outstanding teacher in the classroom.  That’s why our schools need a strong hiring pool of high-quality teachers to ensure Hoosier students have the best chance of success. To help attract and retain top talent, a new law written by House Speaker Brian C. Bosma that…

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