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NIPSCO Holds Vital First Responders Safety Training on Natural Gas Safety for Crown Point Fire Department

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To NIPSCO, safety is job number one. The Crown Point Fire Rescue Team received a hands-on look at NIPSCO’s commitment to community safety Monday evening as they attended NIPSCO’s First Responder Safety Training.

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LPHS Marching Band Wins at Penn


laporte-slicersThe La Porte High School Marching Band won the Scholastic A Class at the Penn Invitational held at Penn High School on September 22. Complete Scholastic A Class results follow:

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Center for Hospice Care and the Hospice Foundation Host 10th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice and 33rd Annual Walk for Hospice

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Center for Hospice Care and the Hospice Foundation held their 10th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice this morning. For the first time, the ride was held at Center for Hospice Care's Mishawaka Campus, adjacent to Central Park alongside the St. Joseph River. The motivation for the new location was to bring attention to the Mishawaka campus and to connect the participants more closely to the cause they are supporting. The event was a double affair: Sunday morning also included the 33rd annual Walk for Hospice. The fundraiser hosted more than 400 participants and focused its support on the continued availability of compassionate care to eligible patients regardless of their ability to pay.

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1st Source Bank Donates $9,000 to Porter County PACT's Recovery Connection

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Recovery Connection is exactly what it sounds like: A facility that offers connections for those on the road to recovery. The organization is continuously making efforts to connect its participants with the community’s treatment providers, counselors, agencies, and organizations. Recovery Connection's mission is a community effort, and upholds the belief that everyone involved must join together and address issues with those who are in treatment, leaving treatment, or simply need life guidance.

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Michigan City Area Schools Renewable Energy Project Honored with 2018 Governor’s Award

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Michigan City Area Schools, in partnership with Performance Services, Inc., has received a 2018 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in the Renewable Energy Category. The award was presented on September 19 by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) at its 21st Annual Pollution Prevention Conference and Trade Show in Indianapolis. IDEM Press Release.

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New NIPSCO Natural Gas Rates to Take Effect Beginning October 2018


rot2Indiana’s lowest-cost natural gas provider, Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), received a decision from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to modify its natural gas rates effective Oct. 1, 2018.

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Michigan City High School Wolves Wire September 2018


MC Wolves logoWelcome to the 2018-19 school year! We are off to a great start, and I would like to thank all of our students, teachers, staff and administrative team who have made Michigan City High School the best place to be every day! The administrative team is excited about the year and the places “we will go” academically, athletically and as One Pack!

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Salvation Army of Michigan City Receives Donation From Exchange Club

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The Salvation Army of Michigan City recently received a generous donation of $4,000 from the Michigan City Exchange Club. It was presented on September 8, 2018 during the annual Stuff-A-Bus event, which supports The Salvation Army’s food pantry.

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NIPSCO Eyes Plan for Cleaner, Lower-Cost Energy Future


rot1Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced today as part of its future electric supply planning process, that analysis shows the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the next five years and all coal within the next 10 years. Likely replacement options point toward lower-cost renewable energy resources such as wind, solar and battery storage technology.

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Cruising with Michigan City Transit Director Robin Barzoni-Tillman

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Commuters, have you ever stopped to consider the logistics of how you get from Point A to Point B every day? As Director of Transit for Michigan City, Robin Barzoni-Tillman’s entire day consists of those logistics. She oversees each route, each route’s schedule, each driver, and each rider’s sense of well-being and safety. In short, Tillman makes it possible for Michigan City commuters to get from Point A to Point B.

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Ivy Tech to Award $42,000 in Chancellors’ Scholarships


ivy-tech-2018 The Ivy Tech Foundation will present scholarships totaling approximately $42,000 at its 17th annual Chancellors’ Scholarship Fundraising Event on Thursday, Oct. 4, at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. Hwy. 30, Merrillville.

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