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Brit News Giant Seeks Local 219 Buyout

By Chris Zervos / August 10, 2022

MOGDEN ON THAMES- Seeking to expand its already massive media holdings within the English-Speaking world, tabloid publisher Pelican House Newspaper Group, publisher of London’s Daily Wireless, has announced its intent to acquire the Local 219 Media Company in an attempt to throw its hat into the Chicago media market at a reasonable price. Speaking on … Read more

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LOCAL 219 CONNECTION: LOCAL PERKS FOR LOCAL VIEWERS

By Alan Myszkowski / August 1, 2022
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The Ultimate Guide to the Fourth of July

By Tori Krzyston / June 30, 2022

Friday July 1st:  *Friday, July 1st-Monday, July 4th: Cedar Lake SummerFest  (Cedar Lake) 9:30PM Fireworks on the Lake  (La Porte) 3PM-9PM Red, Wine, and Brew  (Schererville) 5PM Rohrman Park Festival/9PM Fireworks  Saturday, July 2nd:  (Cedar Lake) 10AM Summerfest Parade  (Highland) 1:30PM Kiddie Parade  (La Porte) 9PM Light Up The Darkness(Drones & Fireworks Show) *Tickets must … Read more

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LOCAL NETWORK: All Your Region Internet News for June 2022!!!

By Chris Zervos / June 22, 2022

  Howdy Localistas! It’s me, your friendly local internet beat reporter here to ping you with all the data about the hot gossip and talk that the “lamestream media” isn’t reporting from your local Facebook groups here in Northwest Indiana!  From Whiting to Winfield to Windows ’98, your web crawl is over if you’re looking … Read more

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Visiting Winfield Couple Suspects Church is a Cult

By Chris Zervos / May 25, 2022

SOUTH LAKE COUNTY- After attending services there two times, Ron and Stacy Laywright of Palmer Indiana are almost certain that the Ashbay Church, located in a remote portion of Unincorporated Leroy County, is home to a religious cult. “We’re always interested in exploring fellowship with faith communities in the area and hearing about the ways … Read more

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BEST COFFEE SHOPS IN NORTHWEST INDIANA

By Tori Krzyston / May 24, 2022

Northwest Indiana is home to a wide variety of local coffee shops. Here are our top voted shops to try this summer. SIP COFFEE HOUSE Location: Multiple locations across the Region Pictured: “The Yellow Bird” Here’s a google review: “Found this place by chance & I’m so glad I did! It actually may be the … Read more

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NWI Residents Demand Action on Karate Dojo Rivalries

By Chris Zervos / May 11, 2022

LAKE COUNTY- Northwest Indiana residents are voicing impatience with escalating tensions between Karate dojos in the area as the recently announced South Shore World-Invitational Karate Grand Tournament approaches. The frequency with which displays of discipline, physical conditioning, and combat readiness have been happening in public spaces with cinematic qualities has led to calls for police … Read more

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Meklin Season Comes Early to Lake Michigan’s South Shore

By Chris Zervos / April 28, 2022

LAKE COUNTY, INDIANA- Rarely seen before Mother’s Day, warmer river waters in the Northern portion of Indiana have brought the annual emergence of meklins weeks earlier than expected. Known throughout the Great Lakes region as the first, dreaded sign of spring, the meklin season is a unique challenge for hoosiers living in the northern portion … Read more

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A classic automobile for sale on display at the intersection of Lincoln and 10th. The home behind its modern colors pair with its black finish for an attractive sight as one turns left heading to the lake.

A Glimpse of Spring in Hobart’s Downtown

By Chris Zervos / April 23, 2022

The gloom and clouds of April showed the first signs of surrendering to warmer weather this week and Hobart’s downtown was a great place to enjoy it.                         Christopher Zervos is a local photographer and writer. He was dishonorably discharged from the Boy Scouts … Read more

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Portage Kohl’s Shopper Finds iPhone in Dressing Room, Informs Facebook Group She “Doesn’t Trust” Customer Service to Return It.

By Chris Zervos / April 14, 2022

PORTAGE, IN– Members of the “Portage Indiana Shopping with Friends / Bargains” Facebook group found themselves frustrated and without a clear course of action early last Tuesday following a series of group posts by group member Kimberly “Ice” Schiller. The initial post to the group, a picture of Schiller’s smiling Facebook avatar with the message … Read more

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