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Portage automated call system passed test during snow, deep freeze

PORTAGE | In a matter of minutes Tuesday, more than 13,000 residents knew about changes in trash pickup schedules due to this week's frigid and snowy weather.

January 11, 2014 7:04 pm
State Board of Education sued again

State Board of Education sued again

INDIANAPOLIS | A judge may yet decide if the Republican-appointed State Board of Education held an illegal meeting Oct. 16 when members drafted and approved a letter via email requesting legislative assistance in calculating 2012-13 school grades.

December 06, 2013 1:57 pm Related
Watchdog growls at officials using email to discuss policy

Watchdog growls at officials using email to discuss policy

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's open meetings watchdog is warning state and local government officials that using email to discuss public policy issues among themselves can appear improper, even though the practice is not necessarily prohibited by law.

December 02, 2013 5:08 pm Related

Hebron plan to hold email meeting canceled

HEBRON | The announcement the council planned to hold a potentially historic meeting on Friday had to be quickly withdrawn after town officials were notified the historic element also was illegal.

October 16, 2013 6:15 pm

Hobart police warn residents of computer, phone scams

HOBART | Police have received severals calls in recent days from residents about computer and phone-related scams.

July 04, 2013 12:05 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Five-day mail delivery will save USPS $2 billion

GUEST COMMENTARY: Five-day mail delivery will save USPS $2 billion

A recent article regarding the U.S. Postal Service’s proposal to move to five-day delivery of mail and six-day delivery of packages begs clarification.

June 18, 2013 12:00 am
Who wants to be a millionaire?

Who wants to be a millionaire?

HAMMOND | Who wants to be rich? Let's face it, we've all thought about how fun it would be to be a millionaire. When the lottery hits $200 million, many of us run out and buy a ticket. We chat with our friends about the cars and the houses we would buy.

January 22, 2013 11:55 am Photos


IRS warns about email refund scam

As you are thumbing through the Christmas bills wondering how you will ever pay them all, getting an email from the IRS saying you have an unexpected refund coming sounds too good to be true.

December 29, 2012 12:00 am

Hobart police warn residents about fraudulent check scam

HOBART | Hobart police are warning residents to beware of a scam involving an email alert followed by a check sent in the mail.

September 07, 2012 12:00 am

Email class offered at Hammond library

HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library will host a class on the basics of email Tuesday at the main library location.

August 01, 2011 12:00 am

Senate committee votes to prohibit texting while driving

INDIANAPOLIS | Three weeks after the Indiana House voted to prohibit texting while driving, the ban is picking up momentum in the Indiana Senate.

February 11, 2011 4:30 pm
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