Category Archives: Indiana

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Important Tips for Long-Distance House Hunting in Indiana

Finding and buying a home over a long-distance can be quite challenging. There is a lot that needs to be done and researched before closing on the house. Most importantly, when buying a home, you want to inspect it to make sure it suits your needs. When buying long-distance however, typically you can’t do this.…

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Some Plastic Bags Recyclable – Some Not

As the region faces wild temperature swings causing melt-and-freeze conditions, many area residents salting paved surfaces need to know their salt bags are not recyclable. Furthermore, Water softener bags, laundry detergent zipper bags, ice melt salt bags, garbage bags and flower wrapping bags are not accepted for curbside recycling or across local recycle drop-off locations…

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Safety Tips and Tricks for Night Fishing

Safety Tips and Tricks for Night Fishing

If you’re getting a bit bored with daytime fishing, grab your rod and wait until the sun sets. While waiting, check out these safety tips for night fishing!

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Ron Meer, past Michigan City Mayor Running for Indiana State Senator

We sat down with past mayor Ron Meer for a candid interview, who is now running for State Senator of the 4th District.  Ron likes to refer to himself as the “blue collar guy.” Having worked his way up from the bottom as an employee in the Michigan City Storm Water Department to becoming the…

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Football Superbowl Party Recipes from Blain’s Farm & Fleet

Football pre-season is underway, and that means tailgate parties! While you cheer for your favorite team, you need something delicious to snack on. If you’re tired of the same dips and wings at every tailgate party, look no further. Blain’s Farm & Fleet has put together some new recipes for you to try out this…

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Snow Shoveling Tips to Protect the Heart

With snow predicted to fall across large portions of Indiana this week, the American Heart Association encourages Hoosiers to protect their hearts while shoveling snow and to seek immediate treatment if they experience any signs or symptoms of a heart attack. “Shoveling snow can be a very vigorous activity, and you’re basically doing it ‘in…

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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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Indiana Dunes National Park To Start Entry Fees

     The National Park Service has approved an entrance fee for Indiana Dunes National Park beginning on March 31, 2022. The new fee revenue will help fund the Marquette Greenway Bike Trail, parking and transportation improvements and visitor services for a park that has seen its attendance increase from 1.7 million visitors to more…

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Unique Outdoor Activities for Your Family This Winter

Unique Outdoor Activities for Your Family This Winter

If you feel like you’ve tried everything to get your kids to play outside this winter, check out some unique outdoor activities for your family this winter.

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Boston Singer Tommy DeCarlo And American Idol Rudy Cardenas Coming to 219 Day

The city of Hammond’s 219 Day 2022 will feature Tommy DeCarlo, singer of the band Boston, in concert with Rudy Cardenas of American Idol playing the classic hits of Boston & Journey. Region residents over 21 years of age are invited to join us for the fun, weird, and wacky event that celebrates everything Region—219…

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