American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation

Montana Public Media

Today:   Porter County Sheriff David Reynolds joins us to talk about a special program coming up on April 30th at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso, where two nationally-known speakers will talk very candidly about the dangers of bullying and violent video games, as they relate to the ongoing issue of school shootings.  The Porter County Safe Schools Commission is working with the Sheriff's Department on this program.

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NORTHWEST INDIANA - If you've ever been curious about what's outside your window on a South Shore train ride between Millenium Station in Chicago and South Bend, there is an organization with members that volunteer on the weekends in the summer to help educate and inform.  Robert Tabern, Executive Director of the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation says there are a lot of places and things of interest between Northwest Indiana and Chicago.

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Today:   We find out more about a recent trade mission that Northwest Indiana Forum President-CEO Heather Ennis made to Seattle, along with members of a delegation from the Indiana Economic Development Corp.

Porter County D.W.I. Task Force

Today:   We continue our conversation about the concerns of crime spillage from Illinois into northwest Indiana, as Portage Police Chief Troy Williams comes into the studio to talk about how his department is getting great citizen cooperation that is leading to fewer crime reports of all types -- and addressing a shift in focus on serious issues like narcotics abuse.

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The non-profit railroad historical group American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation formed a new partnership with the South Shore Line/Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District to offer passengers on selected Saturdays an opportunity beginning next month to learn more about the communities served by the commuter train.