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.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

Jason Marck

Host of WBEZ Chicago’s Making Oprah and Making Obama Podcasts Joins 1A as the Nationally Syndicated Talk NPR Show Continues to Gain Audience

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

Politicking

Gary native Jordan Wilson joined “Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte to talk about the new mobile app Politicking she co-created with former college classmate Wen-kuni Ceant to help voters streamline everything they need to cast an educated ballot. The app embraces a non-partisan and comprehensive approach to informing users on candidates and issues which they identify. By providing data on local, state and national elections, Politicking enables users to become informed participants at every level of the electoral process.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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“Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte recently spoke with Indiana Gaming Insight - Political Insight editor Ed Feigenbaum about questions regarding when the casino industry might reopen. He takes a look at how social distancing will shape an industry dependent on interaction with customers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

Indiana Humanities

George Hamlin is the Director of Grants for Indiana Humanites joined “Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte to discuss the more than $ 500,000 in federal funding relief available for organizations through the CARES Act.

Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

“Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte has a conversation with Allyson Vaulx, Director of Development for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana about the “Eggstravaganza” created to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. During the event over 200,000 eggs will be distributed.

NFIB

“Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte has a conversation with Barbara Quandt a NFIB State Director in Indiana about how small businesses in NWI as well as around the state are doing in seeking federal assistance to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

“Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte has a conversation with Neil Evans, Chief Officer for the Veterans Adminstration’s Office of Connected Care about the transition to telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic. Telehealth services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are increasing access to care for veterans and helping to eliminate the need for patients to travel to the nearest VA facility for a variety of appointments.

Purdue University

Purdue University Human Development and Family Studies Professor Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth recently spoke with “Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte about a 10-week faculty driven initiative to support families during the coronavirus pandemic called “Families Tackling Tough Times Together”. Professor MacDermid Wadworth is the director of the Center for Families as well as the Military Family Research Institute on the West Lafayette campus.

South Shore CVA

Speros Batistatos, President and CEO of South Shore CVA joined “Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte to talk about the efforts to try to plan for any summer festivals as well as other events in the age of the coronavirus pandemic. He also sheds insight into the possible creation of another convention center in Merrilliville.

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The COVID-19 recession has happened faster and hit deeper than most people could have imagined. Perhaps not surprisingly, the people most at risk in a shuttered economy are often the same people who are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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As health professionals and leaders around the nation rush to procure the supplies Americans need to combat coronavirus, we ask: Is the Defense Production Act being underutilized?

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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When institutional investors divest from fossil fuel companies, does it make a difference, or is the impact merely symbolic? Some advocate keeping your stock and your influence, using investor dollars to encourage change from within. We’re not all managing billions in assets, but how can we use our nest eggs to help finance a green economy?

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

This week on "Art on the Air," we have two interviews first with artist, professor, and musician David Criner,then with miniature sculpture artist Margie Criner both discussing their current artistic pursuits.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

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The Indiana Broadcaster's Association provides the latest updates on coronavirus as it impacts Hoosiers.

US Small Business Association

“Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte has a conversation with Barbara Quandt a NFIB State Director in Indiana about small businesses still urgently awaiting financial assistance via the Paycheck Protection Program. Jason Smith, the owner of Car Care in Merrillville joins in the discussion to offer insight how the application process has been both stressful as well as frustrating.  

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Grace Beyond Borders is a non-profit organization located in East Chicago that provides resources and services to the homeless and those impacted by drug addiction. They were recently awarded a grant of $4,000, courtesy of the Legacy Foundation and Foundations of East Chicago to be used to fund a meal bag program for the homeless and food insecure. “Regionally Speaking” host Chris Nolte recently spoke with Marcus Martin the founder of the organization about the mission of the organization and the work it is doing to help end homelessness in northwest Indiana.

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