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Students from Japan and Germany Visit MCHS

MCHS-Japanese-students-visit-2018Michigan City High School welcomed six students from Zama Sogo High School in Japan for ten days earlier this month, March 10-20. The two high schools have had a "sister school" relationship for several years, and students from Zama Sogo visit both Michigan City and Chesterton each year, staying with host families.

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LPHS Winter Guard Undefeated in Midwest Color Guard Circuit Contest

laporte-high-school-logoThe La Porte High School Winter Color Guard placed 1st in the Scholastic Open Class at the Midwest Color Guard Circuit (MWCGC) Contest at Schaumburg High School in Schaumburg, IL, on March 18.

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Hidden Hiking Gems of Northwest Indiana


Northwest Indiana is filled from border to border with what makes the Region home – local diners, microbreweries, county fairs, and believe it or not, its outdoors.

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Sauers Buick GMC Employee Spotlight: Tim Crozier

Employee Spotlight - Tim CrozierBorn and raised in Michigan City, Tim Crozier spent much of his life building- his family, furniture, and even cars. When he joined Sauers Auto a short while ago, he knew the auto industry, but had to don a new hat as a part of Sauers’ ace sales team.

“Back when I worked at AM General, I fell in love with building cars,” said Crozier. “It was a fascinating experience to watch and participate in, so from that point 15 years ago I fell in love with building cars, but selling them is a whole new ballgame. There’s so much to learn.”

Going from putting cars together behind the scenes to putting keys in customers’ hands at a dealership proved to be challenging, but incredibly rewarding. Meeting customers and working with them to get the right car for the right price is a new experience that the outgoing Crozier...

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Michigan City High School MCJROTC Supports School, Community in 2018


The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) conducted numerous community service activities during March. Among those activities were assisting in the establishment and disestablishment of tables and chairs for the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus. March 10th was an exceptionally busy day for the cadets, as they supported the Indiana High School Athletic Association’s Regional Boys Basketball tournament held at MCHS.

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Getting to Know the Mayors: Embarrassing Moments, History, and Billboards


Great Mayors seem to be a staple in Northwest Indiana. While their politics and decisions get discussed and highlighted each and every day, the lighter side of the mayoral job often gets overlooked. From embarrassing moments to the songs they’re listening and singing along to, we took a moment to ask a few Region mayors some lighthearted questions, hoping to get to know them a little better than before.

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Application Deadline April 1 For “The Big Sell,” Purdue Northwest’s Entrepreneurial Competition

Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue University Northwest (PNW) invites aspiring entrepreneurs to turn their leading edge ideas and innovative product concepts into reality by entering its annual competition, The Big Sell. NIPSCO is this year’s presenting sponsor and PNW’s College of Business and College of Technology are hosting sponsors.

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Michigan City 2018 Spring Clean-Up


The Michigan City, Refuse Department will conduct its Annual Spring Clean-Up beginning on March 26, 2018. The Refuse Department requests that all residents separate the debris that is to be discarded into the following three (3) categories:

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New Prairie High School Update, March 16, 2018

NPHS-Update-03-16-18_01 NPHS Competes in Northwestern Indiana Regional Science Fair
Tyler Bowen, Joe Henning, and Wyatt Hooper competed in the Northwestern Indiana Regional Science Fair at Valparaiso University on Saturday, February 24. They brought home several awards, including first place team, which allows them to move on to the state competition. Congratulations gentlemen!

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Disc Golfing Gems in Northwest Indiana


As the relentless Northwest Indiana winter still clings to its last days, disc golf enthusiasts can be seen slinging frisbees in all climates across Northwest Indiana. Disc golf is a sport that can’t be contained in a court or flat field. It’s a game that takes the player down winding paths in the woods and across breezy prairies and ravines. On lucky occasions, one my even be joined by deer, rabbits and other woodland residents. Beyond that, this is a great sport for those looking for fun, low-to-moderate exercise. A distinguished thing that all disc golfers share is the appreciation of outdoor beauty, in which much can be found in The Region.

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Visclosky Announces EPA Awards for Hanover and Tri-Creek School Corporations

Congressman-Visclosky-HeadshotCongressman Visclosky announced today that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the Hanover Community School Corporation and the Tri-Creek School Corporation to receive awards to clean up their school buses.

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