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LaPorte County first responders receive crisis intervention training

MICHIGAN CITY | Being exposed to tragedies from child sex abuse to murder can have crippling psychological effects for emergency responders who receive a steady diet of human suffering.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Construction Advancement Foundation lands $154K grant for worker training

PORTAGE | The Construction Advancement Foundation, a regional trade association based in Portage, landed a $154,124 federal grant for worker training.

September 15, 2014 10:01 am

Valparaiso Fire Department trains for high school sports injuries

VALPARAISO | We've all seen the firetrucks and ambulances sit on the sidelines at high school football games.

August 12, 2014 12:00 am
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May 01, 2014 5:20 pm
Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

PORTAGE | Save the Dunes and Enbridge Energy Partners LP partnered this week to train emergency responders in caring for wildlife in the case of an oil spill from an underground pipeline.

April 29, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

Charlie Hebert, of Focus Wildlife International, speaks Tuesday to emergency and other personnel during a training program at Portage's Woodland Park. The training was sponsored by Save the Dunes, who partnered with Enbridge.

April 29, 2014 5:48 pm
Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

Local emergency workers and others joined together Monday and Tuesday for a two-day Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training program at Portage's Woodland Park sponsored by Save the Dunes, partnered with Enbridge.

April 29, 2014 5:49 pm
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training in Portage's Woodland Park

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training in Portage's Woodland Park

Charlie Hebert, of Focus Wildlife International, speaks Tuesday to emergency and other personnel during a training program at Portage's Woodland Park.

April 29, 2014 5:48 pm
La Porte County high school students attend leadership training

La Porte County high school students attend leadership training

LAPORTE | Leadership La Porte County recently completed its 19th annual leadership training program with more than 30 local high school students participating from each school in La Porte County. Four all-day sessions were held at different locations around the county---Purdue North Central,…

April 01, 2014 4:49 pm Photos

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Valpo police utilize new training simulator

Valpo police utilize new training simulator

The Valparaiso Police Department showcased a new interactive training simulator which allows them to recreate various scenarios.

March 17, 2014 10:06 pm

Training provided on dealing with victims and abusers in same sex relationships

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | South Suburban Family Shelter is offering a training titled "Abusers and Victims of any Gender: LGBTQ Inclusion in PAIP and Victim Services."

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart council approves police training facility

HOBART | The Hobart Police Department has wanted a training facility of its own for years.

February 23, 2014 2:48 pm
Local fire department trainers learn about live fire training

Local fire department trainers learn about live fire training

MICHIGAN CITY | Firefighters from across the country were in Michigan City this week learning to be certified instructors in live fire training.

January 31, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Retired E.C. police dog to be euthanized today

Retired E.C. police dog to be euthanized today

Former East Chicago Police K-9 Officer Darrell Shaffer and bomb dog Eddy search for explosives in 2011 during training at the old Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell. Eddy, 11, is scheduled to be euthanized today.

January 26, 2014 9:20 am

Meals on Wheels has volunteer opportunities

MERRILLVILLE | Interested and prospective volunteers are invited to attend a one-hour Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 1:30 p.m. today the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

LANSING | Three tactical unit officers of the Lansing Police Department on Tuesday shot to death a teenage boy armed with a pistol in a hallway of Illiana Christian High School.

November 05, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing police Commander Pete Grutzius, center talks to officers and cadets who particpated in a training exercise Tuesday at Illiana Christian High School. "We started this program in 1999 after Columbine," Grutzius said. "It's something that we continue to do as a high priority with our po…

November 05, 2013 6:27 pm
Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing Police officers navigate a second floor hallway at Illiana Christian High School Tuesday during the training program.

November 05, 2013 6:27 pm
Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing police cadets Josh Schurman, of Lansing, left and Tyler Schutt, of Crown Point, suit up along with Commander Pete Grutzius as they prepare for an Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training program at Illiana Christian High School. The department will be conducting realistic sce…

November 05, 2013 6:26 pm
Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing police drill simulates shooter at Illiana Christian High School

Lansing Police officers "apprehend" police Cadet Tyler Schutt during an Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training program Tuesday at Illiana Christian High School. The department will be conducting the scenario-based training all week at the school.

November 05, 2013 6:26 pm
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