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Local Organizations Receive Grants from NIPSCO for Environmental Projects


rot1NIPSCO is awarding 15 local nonprofit organizations with grants – totaling $50,000 – to help fund restoration and education projects throughout NIPSCO’s service territory.

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Michigan City Tree Board Partners with NIPSCO to Give Away Trees


my-michigan-city-coverThe Michigan City Tree Board will be partnering again with NIPSCO this year to give away some trees to residents of Michigan City at the opening of the Michigan City Farmers' Market on Saturday, May 4. Please follow this link: https://energysavingtrees.arborday.org/#Home to reserve a 1-gallon or 3-gallon tree.

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South Shore Line offers friends ride free weekend to commuters


SouthShoreNICTD South Shore Line (SSL) recognizes the continued loyalty of monthly ticket holders and wants to express their gratitude by offering a promotion for monthly ticket holders in early May.

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Michigan City Redevelopment Commission announces expansion of Façade Improvement Program and Upper Story Residential Incentive Program into Midtown area


Michigan-City-Redevelopment-Commission-announces-expansion-of-Facade-Improvement-Program-and-Upper-Story-Residential-Incentive-Program-into-Midtown-areaAt the April 8, 2019 Meeting, the Michigan City Redevelopment Commission approved the expansion of the Façade Improvement Program and Upper Story Residential Incentive Program. The original program established in 2013 was limited to areas within the North Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District bounded by 11th Street to the south, 4th Street to the north, Pine Street to the east and Wabash Street to the west.

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Visclosky Announces Two LWCF Grant Awards in Northwest Indiana


Congressman-Visclosky-HeadshotCongressman Visclosky announced today that the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) under the National Park Service has awarded two grants in Northwest Indiana.

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Safe Digging Month Stresses Importance of Calling 811 Before You Dig


811 In recognition of National Safe Digging Month, NIPSCO urges customers and contractors to call 811 at least two business days prior to starting any digging project.

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Electric, water, gas, and the 4th utility: compressed air

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Water, gas, and electricity. Three utilities familiar to any home or business owner. They are the fundamental elements that allow a house or business serve its purpose. However, if you shift away from homes and toward businesses, specifically manufacturing or industry, the field of utilities widens to create space for one more utility: compressed air.

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NICTD to Hold Vendor/contractor Open House for West Lake Corridor and Double Track Northwest Indiana Projects, Other Capital Projects


SouthShoreNICTD The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) is holding a Vendor/Contractor Open House on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 10:00 a.m until 11:30 a.m. at the Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center at 6630 Indianapolis Blvd. in Hammond, Indiana.

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Courthouse Foundation and Methodist Church Wish You a Belated Happy April Fools’ Day


Courthouse-Foundation-and-Methodist-Church-Wish-You-a-Belated-Happy-April-Fools-Day-2019_01On behalf of the First United Methodist Church of Crown Point and the Courthouse Foundation, we want to wish Crown Point a belated Happy April Fools’ Day, and to express the hope that we were able to bring you a smile on a cold Monday morning.

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Mascot Hall of Fame introduces new candidate for upcoming election


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If you didn't already know... 

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Izaak Walton Goes to Bat for Bats


Izaak-Walton-Goes-to-Bat-for-Bats_01The Porter County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America recently installed specially designed roosting structures on a local conservation property to help several species of endangered bats. They were assisted by the Kankakee Valley Rural Electric Membership Cooperative, (KV REMC) an electric utility cooperative serving over 18,500 member-consumers in Starke, LaPorte, Porter, Lake, St. Joseph, Pulaski and Marshall Counties.

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