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International Subaru of Merrillville Awarded for Exceptional Customer Service

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International Subaru of Merrillville goes to great lengths to make everyone feel welcome, bringing the Subaru Love Promise to life by showing respect to all people and working to make a positive impact on the communities in which their customers live and work.

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American Licorice, Horizon Bank, and More Aid in Rebuilding Together LaPorte County Rebuilding Day

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More than one hundred volunteers worked through the rainy, overcast morning on Saturday to repair local homes through Rebuilding Together LaPorte County (RTLC).

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Rosalyn Baldwin Spreads the Love During Visit to Hammond Police Department

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Friday night, 8-year-old Rosalyn Baldwin visited the Hammond Police Department and did what she does best: offered hope, inspiration, and solidarity through hugs. Baldwin’s mission to visit each state in the U.S. landed her in Hammond after she saw the name on a map of Indiana, Lieutenant Steve Kellogg stated. He shared that Baldwin’s mother, Angie, told her to pick a city in Indiana to visit, and since Baldwin hails from a town with the same name in Louisiana, it was no contest.

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Ideas In Motion Media's 4th Annual All About the Girls Inspires Strength in Women Across the Region

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This Thursday night, Ideas in Motion Media gathered women from across the Region to hold one of its favorite events of the year, the Fourth Annual All About the Girls! Hosted and organized by Jenny Craig-Brown, the event comes around once a year to inspire and empower women from all walks of life.

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Lubeznik Center and Safe Harbor Celebrate Young Artists and Community with Mural Unveiling

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Safe Harbor at Lake Hills Elementary School celebrated nine talented fourth graders on Wednesday as the students unveiled a mural they created through the after-school program, which provides educational, artistic, and other developmental opportunities to elementary, middle, and high school students within Michigan City Area Schools.

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2018 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station

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Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work put in and out of the classroom by students, parents, teachers, coaches, families and friends culminate in one event, with everyone across the school celebrating the same thing; it's just awesome.

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McColly Real Estate Announces Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive to Support Local Charities

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McColly Real Estate, care of McColly Charities, is sponsoring a peanut butter and jelly drive. Peanut butter and jelly is a great staple for families in need. Peanut butter is one of the most needed items for all food banks due to its popularity, long shelf life and high protein amount.

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Mayor McDermott Announces Management Team for Sportsplex


rot5Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that James Taillon, II has been named General Manager for the Hammond Sportsplex and Kymberli Roberts, Assistant General Manager Basketball/Volleyball. “We are very fortunate to have these two talented and experienced individuals to lead the Sportsplex into becoming the premiere athletic facility in Northwest Indiana.”

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Michigan City High School Grad Earns Officer Commission in the USMC


Michigan-City-High-School-Grad-Earns-Officer-Commission-in-the-USMCPaul Tobalt, a 2014 graduate of Michigan City High School (MCHS), and four year Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) cadet, was sworn in as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps at Purdue University in West Lafayette on May 11, 2018. Tobalt attended Purdue on the Navy/Marine ROTC scholarship. That scholarship is worth $180,000 in educational benefits. The starting salary for a Second Lieutenant is $36,418, plus $254 per month for food. Additionally, housing, health, dental and eye care are provided at no cost.

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NIPSCO to Explore Range of Options to Meet Future Electric Needs


rot3Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has announced the opening of a request for proposals (RFP) to consider a combination of potential resources to meet the future electric needs of its customers.

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“Listen to Your Mother” Brings the Region Together to Honor and Celebrate Mothers

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The Annual “Listen To Your Mother” show, presented at the Art Theater in Hobart, was a beautiful way to honor mothers. Saturday evening, Queen B Productions presented different cast members with each of their own unique stories. The director and producer of the show was Carrie Bedwell, a teacher of more than 20 years who dedicated the show to her mother who is battling lung cancer. The Master of the Ceremony Chris Mahlmann hosted the event. Mahlmann has countless awards and is the owner of Ideas in Motion Media. The whole night evoked many different emotions within the speakers and the audience. Whether it was laughter or tears, the message remained the same: mothers know what is best.

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