County Commissioners Spending Spree Continues

July 19, 2016-Lake County Commissioners Mike Repay, Gerry Scheub and Kyle Allen are set to approve another $1M in contracts for work on the Lake County Government Center. The work has primarily been performed by Gariup Construction of Gary and Sneed Construction of East Chicago. The spending spree ramped up just after the primary election…

Hammond Announces 5th Annual WHAM Ride

July 19, 2016-The City of Hammond is accepting registrations for the 5th Annual Whiting Hammond Highand And Munster (WHAM) Midnight Bike Ride. The event kicks off with live music at the Wolf Lake Park Pavilion at 9:30 p.m.on Saturday August 13.  Riders will leave at 11:30 p.m. The route starts at Wolf Lake and winds…

Kansas City Police Officer Shot and Killed

July 19, 2016-The Officer Down Memorial Page is reporting yet another loss of officer life in the line of duty. According to odmmp.org: Captain Dave Melton was shot and killed while searching for an armed subject who had fled from other officers who had responded to a shots fired call at approximately 2:00 pm. As…