Construction Underway at Mississippi Crossings

A new multi-unit retail development is bringing excitement, jobs, and a significant investment to the community.Officials gathered on Friday to break ground for the new Mississippi Crossings project that will house Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Crumbl Cookies, and American Mattress. Region Contractors is handling the construction of the 7,500-square-foot facility at 1600 E. 79th Ave., which... Continue Reading →

Be Kind Today at Election Polls

It’s Election Day in Indiana today. The municipal elections, or positions for Cities and Towns. City Mayors, City and Town Council seats, Clerk-Treasurers, and Judges are all elected today. It is a busy day for our county election office and a long day for those on the ballot.Most, like me (and I am unopposed!), lay... Continue Reading →

Bingo with a BANG!

Everyone seems to enjoy our Candidates sponsored BINGO night at The Chateau in Merrillville. The last game had a BANG with a $500 cash prize to the lucky winner who filled their entire Bingo card with the numbers drawn. The 'cover all' as it is called allowed for some intensive fun as players waited to... Continue Reading →

Community Inspired at Inaugural Black History Celebration Dinner

The town of Merrillville’s inaugural Black History Celebration Dinner combined inspiration, entertainment, and a commitment to the future. As the historic event concluded Thursday, it was announced that Merrillville leadership and the town’s special event committee are establishing a student scholarship program that will assist Merrillville and Andrean high school seniors with college or trade school... Continue Reading →

Dog Gone It!

During that dreadful time after March 2020, many office employees began working from home. As more and more offices closed to keep as many people safe as possible from COVID-19, working from home became more and more prevalent and created an at-home atmosphere where workers who would normally spend time each day commuting found themselves... Continue Reading →

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