Born in Northwest Indiana, Laura's a graduate of River Forest High School (home of the Ingots) and got her bachelor's degree from Purdue and a master's from Indiana University [we think she roots for both even when they play each other].

Her work has won several awards from the Indiana Broadcasters Association, Society of Professional Journalists/Indiana Chapter, and Network Indiana. She has also had academic papers selected for presentation at national conferences like the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and Broadcast Education Association.

Laura watched her share of game shows growing up and one summer while in California, she's chosen to be a contestant on "Sale of the Century". Her TV favorites include The Honeymooners, Project Runway, Seinfeld, The Big Bang Theory, Doctor Who and Star Trek (TNG and the original). She also enjoys crossword puzzles and when asked what some of her favorite places to visit are she says -- office supply stores.


HSCA Easter Bake Sale, Photos with Easter Bunny Apr 11-12

Animal Corner

Highland, Ind. (March 18, 2014) — Humane Society Calumet Area’s Easter Bake Sale and Photos with the Easter Bunny offers a chance for children and/or pets to have their holiday photo taken.

The annual event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at PAWS Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland. Photos with the Easter Bunny are $6 each.

The bake sale will feature a variety of delicious goods. Bake sale donations are appreciated and will be accepted beginning Thursday, April 10 at the resale shop.

For additional information, please contact Ashley Boyer at (219) 513-8911 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . To learn more about HSCA, visit www.hscalumet.org.


McAfee Animal Hospital March Special

Animal Corner

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Please call us at 219-462-5901 to set-up a time for your dog


Guardians of the Green Mile Fundraiser April 13

Animal Corner

Come on out and help the Guardians of the Green Mile Team Members celebrate their 1st Year Birthday Celebration Sunday April 13, at McAfee Animal Hospital, 651 Eastport Centre Dr, in Valparaiso. FREE Easter Egg Hunt starts at 11:00am Infant to 12 yrs old. and 12:00 pm -3 pm Pet Pictures ($10 donation per photo to help us save even more lives ) with our very special bunny (Sherri) We will also Be offering Micro Chipping for the low cost of $20.00 and Nail Trims for $5.00 donations. Dogs are welcome Please NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES & Animals current on vaccinations.


Trip to Tulip Festival May 9

Green Zone


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Tulip Festival, Holland, MI Day Trip—Friday, May 9, 2014

Getting tired of the cold weather? Ready to break out and get some fresh air this coming spring?  Valparaiso Parks Department is organizing a fun, first-class trip to the Tulip Festival in Holland, MI on Friday, May 9.   This day trip via motorcoach will be filled with an exciting tour of the Windmill Island Gardens, an elegant luncheon at the AlpenRose Restaurant & Cafe exploring the historical and trendy downtown Holland, and wrapping up the fun filled day with a wine tasting reception at Lemon Creek Winery! An action packed day with transportation to and from Holland is only $89 a person.  Space is limited.  To reserve, call Valparaiso Parks Dept at 219.462.5144.  For more information, call the Valparaiso Parks office or visit us online at www.valpoparks.org.


Exceptional Equestrians Unlimited March 18

Animal Corner

If you are interested in being a volunteer for Exceptional Equestrians Unlimited in Hobart, join them Tuesday, March 18th at the Merrillville Public Library, Meeting Room C from 7:00-8:30 pm. A guest speaker from EEU will discuss the educational and therapeutic activities for those with special needs. Hosted by the GFWC Women in Action. RSVP to 219-384-6163


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