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East Chicago considers 5 percent contribution for South Shore

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago City Council will consider contributing 5 percent of the city's county economic development income tax revenues, with a cap of $125,000 a year, to expand the South Shore commuter train.

April 24, 2014 6:33 pm

Visclosky pitches South Shore expansion to Hammond

HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday urged Hammond City Council members to get on board with the South Shore commuter train expansion.

March 24, 2014 10:30 pm

Hammond council wants answers on South Shore

HAMMOND | City Council members raised concerns Monday about the lack of information provided regarding the potential expansion of the South Shore commuter train line.

March 10, 2014 9:30 pm

Travel through the Milky Way at Merrillville planaterium show

Merrillville Community Planetarium, located in Clifford Pierce Middle School at 199 E. 70th Ave., presents "Galaxies," a public program, opening Friday and continuing on select Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 25.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am

Visclosky announces 19 Town Forums beginning Friday

MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will hold 19 Town Forums throughout Indiana’s First Congressional District this month. Visclosky hosts the forums each year to give constituents an opportunity to ask questions and to provide an update on the issues facing the region a…

January 02, 2014 12:00 am
Munster teen completes internship in Visclosky office

Munster teen completes internship in Visclosky office

U.S. Rep. Peter J. Visclosky, D-0Merrillville, welcomed Munster resident Cassidy Schwartz as a summer intern at his Merrillville district office this year.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am

Infrastructure, attracting talented young workers vital

CROWN POINT | To return Northwest Indiana to its economic vitality, “we need a new paradigm,” U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, told those gathered at Friday’s Morning Business Hour at First Financial Bank.

September 13, 2013 4:00 pm
Valpo teen learns how U.S. Congress works from the inside

Valpo teen learns how U.S. Congress works from the inside

She may not have been attending classes, but Valparaiso teenager Sofia Grimsgard still received a valuable education in how the U.S. Congress works while completing a summer internship at U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's Merrillville district office.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am
Breaking down barriers across state lines

Breaking down barriers across state lines

Mark Bouman likes to play a little game. "Pretend the state line doesn't exist," the geographer with The Field Museum said. "How does that change the way we look at things?"

June 24, 2013 12:00 am
EPA grant to fund brownfields redevelopment in northern Lake Co.

EPA grant to fund brownfields redevelopment in northern Lake Co.

HAMMOND | An $800,000 grant from the U.S. EPA to establish a $1 million revolving loan fund will help give abandoned, contaminated properties in Hammond, East Chicago and Gary new life, officials said Wednesday.

May 29, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Voices of Vision: U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky

Voices of Vision: U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky

U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky spends time with NWI Now to reflect on 2012 and take a look at exciting initiatives being implemented in 2013.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

Visclosky announces January town forums

MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., announced he will hold 21 town forums throughout the 1st District in January.

December 15, 2012 7:00 pm
Tuskegee Airman to receive replacement medal Friday

Tuskegee Airman to receive replacement medal Friday

GARY | A 93-year-old member of the Tuskegee Airmen from Gary who had the medal he received for his service stolen from his home last summer will receive a new one Friday, according to U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office.

April 18, 2012 12:45 pm
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