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Munster man expected to serve 11 years under OWI plea agreement

Munster man expected to serve 11 years under OWI plea agreement

CROWN POINT | A Munster man is expected to be sentenced to 11 years in prison after admitting Thursday to drunken driving and causing a crash …

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Lansing family reminisces about the old days

Lansing family reminisces about the old days

THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with …

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Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

During his lifetime, Paul Schultz has witnessed the Village of Lansing grow from 2,000 residents to nearly 30,000. As president of the Lansing…

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Portage police chase runaways driving stolen SUV

PORTAGE | Two runaways led Portage police on a short pursuit Wednesday morning and were arrested after officers spun the stolen car they were …

September 17, 2014 6:00 pm

Google helps Lansing, Lynwood kids learn Web safety

LANSING | Google representatives gave students a 45-minute presentation aimed at being a "driver's ed for the Web" Wednesday morning at Herita…

September 17, 2014 2:21 pm

Club members treated to pasta meal to kick off promotion

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana and Oliver Garden restaurants in Merrillville and Lansing, Ill. will celebrate Great Futures w…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing celebrates final cruise night

LANSING | The Lansing Association for Community Events hosted the final cruise night of the season on Sunday on Ridge Road in downtown Lansing…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Northcote Bridge work plugs last hole in dike for Munster

MUNSTER | Raising the Northcote Avenue Bridge over the Little Calumet River will close the “last hole in the dike” through Munster,” says Town…

September 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Golden K Club has served Lansing for 33 years

Over the years I’ve written in my column a few times about a wonderful nonprofit organization that serves Lansing called the Golden-K Club. It…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Filing period for D.215 School Board candidates announced

CALUMET CITY | Election nomination petitions for the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 School Board will be available beginning Sept. …

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Saturday bridge inspections on Torrence over Kingery

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a routine inspection of the bridge carrying Torrence Avenue over the eastbo…

September 12, 2014 3:11 pm

LARC plans 22nd annual fish fry dinner

LANSING | LARC, a nonprofit organization providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities, will be hosting its 22nd annual Fa…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Cook County Board pays tribute to JRW Little Leaguers

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Wednesday praised the Roseland neighborhood-based Jackie Robinson West Little League team that represented …

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LACE to hold final cruise night of the season

LACE to hold final cruise night of the season

LANSING | The Lansing Association for Community Events will hold the final cruise night of the season from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday on Ridge Road in…

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Hegewisch neighbors get together at annual flea market

Hegewisch neighbors get together at annual flea market

It seems like every year, the Mann Park flea market in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood falls on a Saturday I work.

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing Public Library to host Homeschool Hub meetings

LANSING | The Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., will host Homeschool Hub meetings for local homeschooling families to connect with ea…

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Many lasting memories were made this summer

Summer is winding down. We have just a couple of weeks of "official" summer left and it’s now been nearly three weeks since my kids have retur…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing organization seeks ATHENA nominations

LANSING | Nominations are being sought by the Lansing Business Women’s Association for the annual ATHENA Award. The award is part of a nationa…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Fetching Market comes to historic Ford Hangar in Lansing

Fetching Market comes to historic Ford Hangar in Lansing

LANSING | The Ford Hangar at the Lansing Municipal Airport is the venue for Fetching Market, a new event in the village.

September 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing native Adam Breshock to be honored at White Sox game

Lansing native Adam Breshock to be honored at White Sox game

Whenever Adam Breshock flies halfway around the world back to his hometown, he's counting on a lot of people to get him and family there safely.

September 05, 2014 5:00 pm

D.215 students honored for academics

A report released this summer indicated that all 23 of the students enrolled in our Advanced Placement Spanish course at Thornton Fractional S…

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Engineering student learning in the classroom and in the field

Engineering student learning in the classroom and in the field

Lansing teen Alexander Buoscio recently finished his second year as a summer intern with Chicago-based Walsh Construction.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

Some of the stories are action highlights of the competition like the winning touchdown, the perfect kill with the game on the line, the line …

September 02, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Annual Humane Society run/walk to feature new route

MUNSTER | Lace up those sneakers and hit the pavement as Humane Society Calumet Area and Lan-Oak Park District host the fourth annual Spay the…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Local districts give students incentives for perfect attendance

As students in Illinois return to the classroom for a new school year, regular school attendance is not only important so students don't fall …

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 approves changes to employee rules, raises

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 board has approved changes to its rules and regulations for administr…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

MUNSTER | For a fifth consecutive year, the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe team has been named champions of the Concept2 World Rowing compe…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing library announces September events planned for youth and teens

LANSING | The Infants, Teens & In-Betweens Department at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., announces the planned events for t…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

New market debuts Sept. 5 and 6 at Lansing Municipal Airport

Next weekend a new event is coming to Lansing that will highlight antiques and vintage wares in our own historic landmark, the Ford Hangar.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing school takes the ice bucket challenge

Lansing school takes the ice bucket challenge

LANSING | St. John’s Lutheran School in Lansing started the school year with the ALS ice bucket challenge on Aug. 20. Participating were Elain…

August 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing increases water rates

LANSING | The Village Board has approved an increase in water rates.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am

Travel: Rock Hall highlights music and artists through the generations

Travel: Rock Hall highlights music and artists through the generations

Rock and roll's most formidable stories and its greatest influences of all time can be found in one spot.

August 24, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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D.215 officials say 'Summer Academy' helped students adjust to high school

CALUMET CITY | Almost 200 eighth-grade graduates from Districts 171, 158, 157, 156, 155, and 154.5 participated in District 215’s inaugural “S…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing D.158 to study boundary changes

LANSING | Boundary lines in Lansing Elementary District 158 will be examined this year to avoid overcrowding in district schools.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing mailman will be missed

In this day and age where we’re more connected than ever via social media, texting, Skype, email and a variety of other electronic outlets, we…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

September programs for adults at the Lansing Public Library

LANSING | The Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., invites the public to participate in its September programs for adults. For more info…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Area roads recovering from difficult winter

Area roads recovering from difficult winter

The "polar vortex" of the winter of 2013-14 created unforgettable images of a frozen Lake Michigan and mountains of ice.

August 23, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

Munster man charged in fatal DUI crash to stand trial next year

CROWN POINT | Michael Temores won't stand trial until early next year in the fatal crash that killed a Lansing man.  

August 22, 2014 7:45 pm

Men take children to school for Million Father March

Men take children to school for Million Father March

LANSING | Fathers and other male role models took their children to school on Thursday in Lansing as part of the Million Father March.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce seeks donations for new Santa House

LANSING | The Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce is conducting a fundraising campaign for the village's new Santa House, according to a news release.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

IDOT to inspect bridge over I-80 in Lansing

LANSING | The Illinois Department of Transportation will conduct a routine bridge inspection on Torrence Avenue over the westbound lanes of In…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Learn to save on utility bills at free Sept. 10 workshop in Lansing

LANSING | Experts with the Citizens Utility Board will host a free presentation  at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., to help ele…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Medical school graduate heads to osteopathic internship in Virginia

Medical school graduate heads to osteopathic internship in Virginia

Christine (Wilk) Sickles, of Lansing, Ill. is excited to gain valuable experience when she begins a year-long osteopathic internship in Virginia.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

CP Sportsplex and trail head shine

CP Sportsplex and trail head shine

In July, Mayor David Uran proudly showcased the newest phase and improvements at the Crown Point Sportsplex while hosting games for the Nation…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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John Dillinger Museum is coming to Historic Lake County Courthouse

John Dillinger Museum is coming to Historic Lake County Courthouse

The unique shops and Lake County Historic Museum in Crown Point’s Historic Lake County Court House will have a new notorious neighbor in March.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Crown Point Farmers Market extended through Oct. 18

Crown Point Farmers Market extended through Oct. 18

There is good news for everyone who enjoys perusing the Crown Point Farmers Market Saturday mornings whether they are searching for fresh prod…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm

Tradition of healing: 2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Campus

Tradition of healing: 2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Campus

2014 marks significant milestones for the Franciscan St. Anthony Health campus.

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Crown Point residential and commercial growth strong

Crown Point residential and commercial growth strong

Crown Point continues to experience strong residential and commercial growth. Local developers cite the city’s excellent schools and the Mayor…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Crown Point special events offer fun for all ages

Crown Point special events offer fun for all ages

The Mayor’s Office of Special Events, the Lake Court House Foundation, Hometown Happenings, the Crossroads Chamber of Commerce and Old Sheriff…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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New CP businesses offer a variety of shopping and dining

Whether dining out, seeking unique gifts, visiting the dentist or taking care of their pets, Crown Point shoppers have a variety of new establ…

August 21, 2014 3:57 pm


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