The South Shore Line plans to periodically bus weekday (Monday-Friday) passengers between Carroll Ave. and the South Bend Airport while we upgrade our track and segments of overhead wire between Michigan City and South Bend.
The La Porte County Historical Museum is a great attraction for both visitors and residents alike. The museum allows all of Northwest Indiana to take part in a piece of this great county’s history. They have preserved many works of art, history, and even machinery from long ago, and have always kept their displays on point. Nevertheless, the La Porte County Historical Society felt it was time for an upgrade.
Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that as the deadline for the completion of the Hammond Sportsplex draws near, the City has begun hiring personnel for some key positions.
To thank local educators for their hard work, SSL created Teacher Appreciation Week, where educators are invited to ride the SSL for free from July 23 - 29, on all off-peak weekday and all weekend trains. To ride, educators will need to present a valid school ID.
NIPSCO announced today the completion of the new 100-mile Reynolds-Topeka electric transmission line project, connecting NIPSCO’s Reynolds substation (in Reynolds, Ind.), Burr Oak substation (in Burr Oak, Ind.) and Hiple Substation (near Topeka, Ind.).
Representatives from the Home Team of La Porte County met with Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch on Saturday afternoon to share progress and highlight the goals of their 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness. The meeting, facilitated by State Representative Jim Pressel and former State Representative Tom Dermody, was an opportunity to share the way this group of more than 30 agencies is working together to address the homeless issues in our community. Although the state’s number of homeless has seen a slight decrease, La Porte County’s homeless numbers increased from 2017 to 2018.
With extreme heat and humidity expected over the next few days, Mayor Meer would like to remind the citizens of cooling centers located within the City of Michigan City.
On Tuesday, Anne Anderson Director of Economic Development for the City of Hammond welcomed a strong crowd to the dual ground breaking and ribbon cutting at Oxbow Landing.
Due to train track crossing repairs being performed by Chicago South Shore in cooperation with INDOT, the City of Michigan City is announcing that the Chicago South Shore crossing, located near the NIPSCO west gate, on US Highway 12, will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m., on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The crossing is expected to reopen on Monday, June 11, 2018, but the length of closure may vary depending on track time, equipment and/or weather-related issues.