Calumet National Heritage Area initiative

IU Northwest

Today:   Northwest Indiana activist Ruth Needleman is in the studio to give some updates on local topics of concern, including illegal immigration -- but she also talks about the upcoming city and town primary elections and offers questions she thinks should be asked of the candidates for mayor or council.

Calumet Collaborative website

Today:   A conversation with Sarah Coulter, the executive director of the bi-state Calumet Collaborative, which is focused on economic opportunity between the communties in both states, supports livable communities as well as the culture and heritage of the Region and its natural area.   She has an update on the Calumet National Heritage Area initiative, which includes travelling historic exhibits that will come into our area later this year.  We also have two more conversations from the Welcome Project at Valparaiso University, with two different views in the city of Gary -- one of them f