Lakeshore Public Radio

Lakeshore Public Radio 89.1FM, initially known as The Lakeshore 89.1FM, first hit the airwaves across Northwest Indiana on January 19, 2010. The station was created after the board of directors for Lakeshore Public Media, which also operates our sister station Lakeshore PBS, saw the need for regional access to a public radio station in order to provide localized up-to-the-minute news and information for NW Indiana residents.

Kevin Comerford talks with Terry Velligan - General Manager of Operations and Laura Weber - Communications Specialist for Cline Ave LLC., about the plans for the Cline Avenue bridge.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Don Parker, of the South Shore Orchestra, about the December 20th performance of "Holiday Pops."

Chef Nick welcomes in Anderson Winery on this edition of Lets Eat.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Kathy Luther of NIRPC.

Kevin Comerford, host of "Building Northwest Indiana Radio", talks with Journeyman Carpenter Chris Charters, the Career Connections Outreach Specialist for the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters, about the Carpenters Apprenticeship program. "Building Northwest Indiana Radio" is made possible by the Construction Advancement Foundation.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Jennifer Sanders, Public Information Manager for Clean Air Car Check.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Phil Bauman, Music Director for the "Michigan City Messiah," taking place on December 21st and 22nd.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Denise Rondini, Communications Director of North American Council for Freight Efficiency.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talking with Amber Rae Mack, ballerina soloist and costume mistress for the Indiana Ballet Theatre, about the upcoming performances of "The Nutcracker," from December 6th through the 14th.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Joe Exl, Senior Water Resource Planner for NIRPC.

Kevin Comerford talks with Robert Stroede about the union sportsman alliance, on this edition of Building Northwest Indiana.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Anne Anderson, Director of Economic Development for the City of Hammond.

Kevin Comerford, host of "Building Northwest Indiana," talks with Jeff Speck about the City of Hammond's downtown revitalization plans.

Jeff is the Principal of Speck & Associates, an American City Planner, Author and Lecturer. Tune in to learn more during Morning Edition, Regionally Speaking and All Things Considered on Lakeshore Public Radio – 89.1fm or streaming online at Lakeshorepublicradio.org. 

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Jeff Casey about the Towle Theater's "Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play," running between December 6th and December 22nd.

Happy Halloween! Turn the lights low and enjoy these spooky treats from Lakeshore Public Radio.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Kay Nelson, Director of Environmental Affairs at the Northwest Indiana Forum.

Kevin Comerford, host of "Building Northwest Indiana" talks with Mark Kara - Assistant Coordinator for Apprenticeship - Operating Engineers Local 150. Listen in as they discuss what it means to be an Operating Engineer as well as upcoming career opportunities in Operating Engineers Local 150.

Tune in to learn more during Morning Edition, Regionally Speaking and All Things Considered on Lakeshore Public Radio – 89.1fm or streaming online at Lakeshorepublicradio.org. 

Stock Image / The Art Barn

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Amy Davis Navardauskas, about Art Barn's Holiday Show Market, beginning on November 16th.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Ian Hirt, Port Director of the Ports of Indiana – Burns Harbor.

Kevin Comerford, host of "Building Norhtwest Indiana," talks with Ty Warner, Executive Director of the Northwest Indiana Planning Commission.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks about the upcoming Interwoven Expressions Exhibit, taking place on November 9th.

Lakeshore Sports

Tommy Williams and Wayne Svetanoff preview week 9 of the high school football season.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Eman Ibrahim, Planning Manager of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

Lakeshore Public Radio, in partnership with the Portage Chamber of Commerce, and the League of Women Voters of Porter County, hosted the 2019 City of Portage Mayoral Forum, on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Woodland Park, in Portage, IN.

The candidates participating in the debate were John Cannon (R) and Sue Lynch (D). Tom Maloney, of Lakeshore Public Radio, moderated the debate. Chris Nolte - Lakeshore Public Radio, Marc Chase - The Times, and Beckie Guffin - League of Women Voters of Porter County served as the panelists for the debate.

 

Kevin Comerford, host of "Building Northwest Indiana," talks with Ty Warner, Executive Director of the Northwest Indiana Planning Commission. The Northwest Indiana Planning Commission, otherwise known as "NIRPC" provides a forum that enables the citizens of Northwest Indiana to address regional issues relating to transportation, the environment, and economic development.

Tune in to learn more during Morning Edition, Regionally Speaking and All Things Considered on Lakeshore Public Radio – 89.1fm or streaming online at Lakeshorepublicradio.org. 

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Amy Wolf, Events Coordinator, and Jenny Fine, Food and Retail Director, for Opportunity Enterprises, about ArtAbility, taking place on November 15th.

John Watkins / NWI Times

Lakeshore Public Radio, in partnership with the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, and the League of Women Voters of Porter County, hosted the 2019 City of Valparaiso Mayoral Forum, on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the Valparaiso Memorial Opera House.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Jerome Parker, General Manager of the Gary Public Transportation Corporation and David Wright, the Planning & Marketing Manager with the Gary Public Transportation Corporation.

Indiana Senate Democrats

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Democratic state senator is formally entering the Indiana governor's race with the state's Republican schools chief expected by his side.

First-term state Sen. Eddie Melton has a campaign announcement event set for Tuesday evening in his northwestern Indiana hometown of Gary. He filed state documents creating a gubernatorial campaign committee on Friday.

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Kevin Comerford, host of "Building Northwest Indiana," talks with Ty Warner, Executive Director of the Northwest Indiana Planning Commission. The Northwest Indiana Planning Commission, otherwise known as "NIRPC" provides a forum that enables the citizens of Northwest Indiana to address regional issues relating to transportation, the environment, and economic development.

Tune in to learn more during Morning Edition, Regionally Speaking and All Things Considered on Lakeshore Public Radio – 89.1fm or streaming online at Lakeshorepublicradio.org

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