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SUPPORT OPERATION SOS: Operation SOS – Support Our Service members – will hold a packing party to send cheer boxes overseas from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. NOVEMBER 19 at Wicker Park Pavilion. Anyone wishing to contribute cash to help pay for shipping should make a check payable to: Operation SOS, P.O. Box 9308, Highland, IN 46322. INFO: Call (219) 682-6097 or like us on Facebook @operationsos46322. 


The Town of Highland is looking for temporary help for leaf collection from Oct. 9 through Dec. 15. The job pays $9 per hour.

HIGHLAND PUBLIC WORKS JOB OPENINGS: Highland Public Works is looking for candidates to fill the following job listed below. Click to dowload an application. Questions? Please contact Highland Public Works at (219) 972-5083. 


Operates front end loader, jet truck/sewer, rodder, black top roller, trucks to repair/install water/sewer lines, streets and sidewalks as well as transport material and remove snow/debris. The job pays $15.40 per hour plus longjevity. Click to learn more.


Operates truck and other equipment to support delivery of water, collection of wastewater and other miscellaneous duties required by the department. The job pays $18.43 per hour plus longevity. Click to learn more.

NO SHAVE NOVEMBER: The Highland Police officers are growing beards for a cause! During the month of November, Highland police are participating in the national campaign, No Shave November, to raise awareness of cancer education, prevention and research. Officers will refrain from shaving and donate the money they would spend on grooming to the Cancer Resource Center in Munster. The public is encouraged to participate: Click here for the details. 

Register now for the 42nd Annual Pumpkin Plod — a USATF-certified 10k flat and fast course through Highland — that will be chip-timed by T&H Timing. Traditional pumpkin pies will be awarded November 23 to top three runners in each category and all participants will receive a long-sleeve shirt. Walkers are encouraged to join in an unofficial 5k noncompetitive fun walk. REGISTRATION: Click here to download a form or register online.

2017 LEAF COLLECTION INSERT: This year’s leaf collection continues through December 1.

The town is divided into 10 pick-up zones. Find your zone and pick-up dates by clicking here.

Make sure leaves are out the night before your scheduled pick-up. Questions? Call (219) 972-5083.