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Black males commission cancels meeting

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MERRILLVILLE — Lakeshore PBS and Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations have partnered with the Indiana Department of Education to offer at-home learning experiences for students in grades K-12 that align with state curriculum standards.

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The La Porte County Historical Society has compiled a list of free virtual tours of museums, parks, heritage sites, operas and other attractions for the benefit of families and individuals confined to home during the pandemic. While home-schooling, it is important that students are able to a…

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La PORTE — The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte has given more than half a million dollars in emergency grants to La Porte County groups working to meet the needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Analyse Jasleen Jeronimo, a fourth-grader at Joy Elementary, drew this picture of a rainbow forming on a rainy day.

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Solid Waste board meeting canceled

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La PORTE — School districts across La Porte County are adjusting their schedules in response to Governor Eric Holcomb’s announcement that schools will be closed through the end of the school year in order to contain and mitigate the community spread of COVID-19.

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MICHIGAN CITY — A local teenager charged with murder in 2018 will return to court for a setting of a new trial Thursday after the Indiana Court of Appeals declined to hear his case last week.

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La PORTE — Michigan City’s Ed Merrion was selected as the recipient of the ninth annual Ned E. Kalb Community Leadership Award at the annual meeting of Purdue Extension La Porte County.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents are beginning to complain about merchants charging exorbitant prices for toilet paper, food, cleaning products and other essential items during the coronavirus pandemic.

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La PORTE — With the devastation the COVID-19 crisis is inflicting on health – and the economy – the La Porte County Board of Commissioners wants to halt the planned $22.5 million expansion of the Michigan City Courthouse.

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PINE TWP. — The Shirley Heinze Land Trust has acquired an additional 50 acres of land within its Little Calumet River Conservation Area in Pine Township.

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Citizens Concerned for the Homeless has been operating local food rescue efforts for over a year with distributions all over the county in a structured protocol coordinated with the federal government (Feeding America) and Food Bank of Northern Indiana. COVID-19 changed many things, such as …

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MICHIGAN CITY – In this unprecedented time of uncertainty caused by the global pandemic, resources are being stretched to the max at nonprofit agencies that provide food and other assistance for low-income families.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Three more people have died from coronavirus-related illnesses, increasing Indiana's death toll to 35, and six cases have now been confirmed in La Porte County, state health officials said Monday.

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