Southlake Mall

Southlake Mall

HOBART - An officer was injured and three women were arrested in a fight at Southlake Mall Friday afternoon.

The "Times" reports two of the women are 26 years-old and one is 32 and they are from Hobart, Gary and Chicago.  One of the women will face a battering a law enforcement officer charge.

Officers were called to the Southlake Mall at about 1:10 p.m. and one of the Hobart officers sustained scratches and cuts on his face an arms while trying to break up the fight.

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On this edition of Regionally Speaking, we hear from LeAnn Angerman, Assistant Director of Lake County Board of Elections and Registration, about Tuesday's primary election, Andy Downs of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue Ft. Wayne about races across the state. Then, Michale Puente, host of Off Mic, talks about the Southlake Mall protests on Sunday, in Hobart, IN.

On this edition of the podcast the you’ll hear the latest on a series of fights at Southlake Mall this week since its reopening,  Governor Eric Holcomb’s  “Back on Track” plan has Indiana moving into Phase 3 this weekend, Eric Weddle reports all Indiana teachers collectively won the 2021 Teacher of the Year Award and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Franciscan Health infectious disease specialist Dr. Erica Kaufman West.  The healthcare system recently took part in a national study of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.

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Macy's in Southlake Mall is set to close at the end of business on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Today:   We begin with the latest news on the impending closing of the Southlake Mall Sears store and the impact on the city of Hobart.  Mayor Brian Snedecor talks with us about what mall owners have told him and his own thoughts on the future of the space (that, by the way, belongs to Sears and not the mall).  He also talks about the expanding business and industrial sector in Hobart -- the need for more housing -- and what two developers are doing to meet the future need for new homes.   Purdue University Northwest athletics director Rick Costello is in the studio to talk about the annou

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with TOM LOUNGES" originally aired on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017


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This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017

Musical Guests:   

MICHAEL McDERMOTT & HEATHER HORTON (Husband/Wife Singer-Songwriters)

STEVE POLTZ (Singer/Songwriter)

KRISTI JACKSON (Marketing Director of Southlake Shopping Mall)

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Today:  It's Reporters' Roundtable Thursday, where we bring in northwest media reporters (and, for some stories, Indiana reporters) to talk about the major stories they worked on this week.  With us today are Lakeshore Public Radio's Steven Lattimore -- Greg Tejeda and Carole Carlson of the Post-Tribune -- Times of Northwest Indiana business reporter Joseph Pete -- and, talking about major education stories, Indiana Public Broadcasting's Eric Weddle. Eric and his colleagues worked on a series for NPR this week about school vouchers.