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ISP: Woman killed in crash on I-80, man arrested

LAKE STATION, Ind. (WANE) – A crash at an exit along Interstate 80 left one woman dead and a man facing drunk driving charges Monday, according to Indiana State Police. Troopers were called to the eastbound lanes of I-80 near Exit 15B – which is the ramp to Ripley Street – in Lake Station at about 4:45 a.m.
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One of the Best Flea Markets in the Midwest Can Be Found in Indiana

There's nothing better than spending a day outdoors in the summer hunting for a bargain, picking up locally crafted items, and rummaging for hidden treasures. The Midwest is home to several amazing flea markets but one of the very best is located in Cedar Lake along the western border of Indiana near Illinois. Uncle John's Flea Market draws thousands of visitors a year who come to discover everything from antiques and collectibles to new merchandise.

A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Amanda Cole

Amanda Cole may not have the kind of superpowers people see in movies, but she certainly does have an enviable amount of power and strength. As a part-time nurse practitioner student, part-time bartender, full-time business owner, and mother of three, Cole is truly a superwoman in the Valparaiso community. Cole...

Video of Indiana Man Hitting 17 Cars in Chicago with Party Bus

A jaw-dropping video shows a party bus slamming into multiple cars as people attempt to stop him. It's impossible to understand exactly what the driver was thinking as he tore through the streets of a Chicago neighborhood, side-swiping 17 cars. Pedestrians tried to stop him with no success. In fact, some people attempted to block the party bus in so it couldn't cause any more damage. The driver is seen on video hitting the cars that attempted to block him in. It was a crazy scene. This unthinkable series of events took place around 3 PM last Saturday. Fox 32 in Chicago uploaded footage recorded by one of the witnesses. You can watch the insanity unfold below. Warning: graphic language.

Franciscan Health hosts Senior Day at Lake County Fair

More than 350 seniors flocked to Senior Day Monday at the Lake County Fair, sponsored by Franciscan Health. The event took place from 9 a.m. to noon in the Showcase Tent at the Lake County Fair. Senior Day featured free admission for seniors 62 and older with free health screenings and information on a variety of Franciscan Health programs and services. Snacks, entertainment, giveaways and the annual apple peeling contest were also included.

Andrean High School 2022 Football Schedule

Welcome to the 2022 Indiana high school football season. The regular season begins on Friday, Aug. 19, and here is the schedule for the Andrean 59ers this season. Chris Skinner is Andrean's head coach. He is in his seventh season at the school. He is 56-21 overall. Last season, the 59ers finished ...

Downtown Valpo buildings to be demolished soon, as parking projects move forward

Downtown Valparaiso's parking projects continue to move forward. The city council passed an ordinance Monday, appropriating bond proceeds as part of the financing process for the new parking garage at Lincolnway and Morgan. Now, City Attorney Patrick Lyp says the city's redevelopment commission will finalize the creation of the Linc TIF district later this week.

Valparaiso Culver’s New Kids’ Nights are a Great Way to Have Some Family Fun

Valparaiso Culver’s has officially started another exciting event series for the Valparaiso community: Kids’ Nights. On Tuesday, August 9, kids and their families got to come out and enjoy all kinds of games and prizes at Valpo Culver’s first official Kids’ Night. Along with the games, there was face painting, balloon animals, sidewalk chalk drawing, and a photo booth for everyone to get silly with. Not to mention, the price of kids' meals was lowered to $3.99 for kids 12 and under dining in.

$50K Powerball ticket bought in Indiana set to expire Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A winning power ball ticket purchased in February is set to expire Thursday. The Hoosier Lottery is encouraging players to check to see if they have the winning ticket. The $50,000 Powerball ticket that matched four out of five numbers was purchased at Speedway #7553 located...
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Franciscan to invest $28M to update Rensselaer hospital

Mishawaka-based Franciscan Alliance Inc. says it will invest $28 million to upgrade its medical campus in Rensselaer. The Franciscan Alliance Board of Trustees has approved the investments, which will include modernizing the emergency department. Renovation work of Franciscan Health Rensselaer will also include infrastructure and central plant equipment, some of...

Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering Boosts its Impact

Valparaiso University's College of Engineering is launching a three-pronged plan to enhance its services by modernizing aspects of the curriculum, initiating new summer programing and widening the scope of Valpo’s community outreach. This work is made possible through a $25,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation. “I’m very grateful...

Coolest AE Projects: Horton Family Children’s Education Center

Indiana architects and engineers have a ton of cool projects going on, but we wanted to hear about the ones that got them most excited. So, we put out the call to firms throughout the state for their input on the coolest architecture and engineering projects that have taken place in the last few years.

Last 2nd Sunday Concert August 14th – Portage Indiana

Portage LIVE!’s monthly Summer Sunday Series continues Sunday, August 14 from 3 pm to 9 pm with “Bands Big and Small!” Six great hours of FREE musical performances by The Marco Villareal Trio, The Vintage Postcard Band, and The Midwest Big Band will be presented at the Amphitheatre at Founder’s Park, 2545 Founder’s Parkway, Portage. Delicious eats from local food trucks and a beer garden will be available for you to make a day of it! Bring your own comfy lawn chair and come early for the best spot!

Girls Varsity volleyball scrimmages North Newton

The Lady Bombers varsity volleyball team kicked off their season tonight with a scrimmage against the Lady Spartans. The season will officially start this coming Saturday at the Peru invitational.