Public Invited to Hammond Police Memorial

May 22, 2017-The Hammond FOP #51 would like to invite you to our annual memorial service on May 24, 2017, to begin promptly at 5:30pm. According to Lt. Kellogg of the Hammond Police Department, “this is an opportunity for our local/state police officers, survivors of fallen officers, family, friends, officials, media, and community members to… Read More »

Hammond Public Library to Feature Local Authors Sat. May 20

Source: Hammond Public Library News Release May 19, 2017-Meet more than 25 people who’ve made their dreams come true – they’ve written a book! The Hammond Public Library’s fourth Local Author Fair is Sat., May 20, 2017 from 12 to 3 p.m. Fairgoers will be able to meet the authors and have them sign their… Read More »

Governor’s Office: One Region Excluded Media From Event

Thursday, May 18, 2017 What: One Region Chamber Reception Host: One Region When: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. CDT; a conversation with the governor at 3:40 p.m. Where: South Shore Performing Arts Center 1040 Ridge Road Munster, IN 46321 *Media are welcome. May 19, 2017-According to Stephanie Wilson of Governor Eric Holcomb’s office, local media were… Read More »

President Trump Signs Law Ending Regional Planning Consolidation

May 18, 2017-Region un-elected leaders who push for regional consolidation are, ironically, praising a bill signed by President Trump last week. Senate Bill 469, signed by Present Trump last week, puts to rest efforts by the Obama Administration to consolidate regional planning in urban areas. The US Department of Transportation issued a regulation in December,… Read More »

Off Duty State Trooper Saves Dyer Man

Source: Indiana State Police “This incident demonstrates more than just being at the right place at the right time. It serves as a reminder that an Indiana State Police Trooper is always on duty and the value of our training to serve our communities and the people.” Lt. Terry Gose, Commander Lowell Post Indiana State… Read More »

Governor to Visit East Chicago to Sign Lead Crisis Bill

May 18, 2017-Governor Eric Holcomb will stop by the City of East Chicago today as he makes three stops in the region. At 11:30 a.m. Holcomb will drop by Riley Park before heading off to meet with One Region in Munster. The Governor will perform a ceremonial signing of House Bill 1344 which relates to… Read More »

Governor to Meet with One Region Tomorrow

May 17, 2017-Governor Eric Holcomb will be in the area tomorrow to sign a a pair of “ceremonial bill signings.” At 9:00 a.m. he will celebrate the signing of House Bill 1144 in Michigan City. House Bill 1144, written by Representative Hal Slager of Schererville, steals local control and gives it to the un-elected Northwest… Read More »

Lexi is Home Safely After Rescue by State Trooper

Lexi’s owner Jen says she hopes to thank trooper personally May 17, 2017-Lexi, the pit bull mix rescued by Indiana State Trooper Corey Adam yesterday, is home safely according to Jen Shannon, the dog’s owner. Jen says she is very grateful to Trooper Adam for rescuing Lexi. “She snuck off her collar and ran” Jen… Read More »