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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb, who has declined to issue an emergency disaster declaration for the Lake Michigan shoreline, has promised to come take a look at the ongoing erosion problems.

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Illinois man killed in I-94 crash

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MICHIGAN CITY — With single-digit temperatures and below-zero wind chills expected, city officials are urging residents to take care of themselves, their families and pets in the bitter cold.

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Barker Middle School held its National Geography Bee competition for the 2019-20 school year recently, with the top 10 students advancing to an oral question final round. When it was over, seventh grader Tyler Stone was named school champion, and eighth-grader Juliana Williams was school run…

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Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash on I-94 near the 37 mile marker, about 3 miles east of the U.S. 421 exit in Michigan City. The crash occurred at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday and involved a semi truck and an SUV. Initial investigation indicated the 1999 Kenworth semi was pulled of…

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GARY — With the Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre – official delegate of the Pope – in attendance, Most Reverend Robert J. McClory was ordained a bishop and installed as the fifth Bishop of Gary on Tuesday.

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CHESTERTON — The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District can begin the final engineering phase of the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project, expected to radically improve the South Shore Line.

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La PORTE — A La Porte steelworker has announced his candidacy for the Indiana House of Representatives, District 20 – Tim Gust will run as a Democrat in the 2020 May Primary.

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WESTVILLE — Women in Leadership of La Porte County is hosting a special event featuring Mary Elizabeth Sadd, who will speak on empowering women to take leadership roles in their company and community.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Association of School Principals has announced Rising Stars of Indiana Class of 2021, and several area students made the list.

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Kay MacNeil – “The Bluebird Lady of Frankfurt” – will speak at Chesterton Feed & Garden Center at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. McNeil has been birding since she was a child and setting up bluebird trails since the 1980s in Chicago’s southern suburbs. “Bird feeding is a fascinating and enjoyable …

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A 2020 Hobie Fleet 126 Kick-off Planning Meeting will be conducted from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Michigan City Yacht Club. Sailors, fleet members and all interested parties are invited to attend, and a dinner at Fish Camp will follow. The meeting will include planning for the 2020 Rega…

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MICHIGAN CITY — The city will opt out of $2.3 million grant program to help remediate lead problems in homes, test children for lead, and train residents to help find and solve lead problems.

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MICHIGAN CITY — The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust has awarded more than $40,000 in grants to the Franciscan Health Foundation to provide free screenings and diagnostic services for low-income Hoosier women.

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La PORTE — A longtime La Porte resident has announced his candidacy for an at-large seat on the La Porte County Council.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Horizon Bank presented a check for $13,735 to the United Way of La Porte County on Friday, its dollar-for-dollar match for employee contributions in the bank’s annual United Way Campaign.

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