News Sections
Audio
Gubernatorial Candidates Tour Flooded Areas
Updated May 5, 2013 12:06 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
 Print    Archive    RSS

(MERRILLVILLE) - Governor Mitch Daniels has declared a disaster emergency for a portion of Northwest Indiana inundated by floodwaters.

Daniels toured the region Tuesday by boat and air, saying the damage is widespread.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jill Long Thompson also toured the region -- and was critical of the Daniels administration's response to the flooding. She claims the state Department of Transportation is making flooding worse in Munster by pumping water from highways into the Calumet River.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2014 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  About  |  Feedback