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Hanover School Board expands public comment opportunity

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover School Corp. Board of Trustees is expanding opportunities for public comment at its meetings.

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Great Futures Balloon launch takes off

Great Futures Balloon launch takes off

HOBART | More than 200 blue balloons invaded the blue skies Thursday afternoon along County Line Road.

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Lowell man charged in Cedar Lake shooting, police say

CEDAR LAKE | A Lowell man was arrested on an attempted murder charge Sunday after a shooting in Cedar Lake that wounded another man, police said.

July 28, 2014 9:54 am

School Board acquires four parcels for Hanover practice fields

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover School Corp. board recently approved acquiring four new land parcels for athletic practice fields.

July 27, 2014 7:15 pm

Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark enthusiasm for their cu…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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"Little Old Ladies" return to stage

"Little Old Ladies" return to stage

CEDAR LAKE | L'arc en Ciel Theatre Group will debut "Little Old Ladies, Third Time's the Charm," the third in a series of original comedies wr…

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Hanover School Corp. employee charged with theft in federal indictment

HAMMOND | A former extracurricular treasurer with the Hanover Community School Corp. has entered into a plea agreement on a federal charge of theft.

July 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Lowell covers trash collection feee hike...for now

LOWELL | The town will pick up the slack for now, but residents should expect garbage pickup costs to rise next year.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Cedar Lake urged to move forward with recreation trail

CEDAR LAKE | The town needs to move ahead on some items within its overall plan in 2014, Town Council President Randy Niemeyer said.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Cedar Lake approves emergency hire for fire department

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has approved an emergency hire for the fire department.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Don't let summer go by without a visit to the library for books and movies

What's on your “To-Do” list this month? Are you saving your vacation for the closing days of summer, or are you already gearing up for back-to…

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer plans Hometown Celebration

DYER | The Dyer Hometown Celebration is from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Jewel Osco parking lot at the corner of Calumet Avenue and U.S. 30.

July 20, 2014 3:10 pm

Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

NWI Communities and The Theatre at the Center collaborated for the NWI Communities Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest. Both Anita Beezhold,…

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Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

Cedar Lake approves financing for police, fire radios

CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Town Council has approved a five-year financing agreement for police and fire radios.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Softball World Series heavy hitter for region's economy

Northwest Indiana is expected to see a $1.35 million economic impact when approximately 10,000 softball players and their families and friends…

July 18, 2014 11:30 am

Cedar Lake firefighters given grant for equipment, training

CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a $58,247 grant under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assista…

July 18, 2014 12:05 am

'Canstruction' students get help with design from CIVS

'Canstruction' students get help with design from CIVS

HAMMOND | Middle schoolers from throughout Northwest Indiana have gathered at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Visualization and Simulat…

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Cedar Lake defers vote on South Shore interlocal accord

CEDAR LAKE – The council is still on board with the South Share Rail extension project, but it is holding off on approving the project's inter…

July 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Behind the scenes, it’s the efforts of volunteers that help keep the Porter County Fair running smoothly year after year.

July 16, 2014 12:15 pm Photos

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Fresh, emerging artists grace grandstand stage

Fresh, emerging artists grace grandstand stage

Rising stars continue to light up the grandstand stage at the Porter County Fair, building on a tradition of showcasing talent on the brink of…

July 16, 2014 10:48 am Photos

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County, fair maintain strong ties toward Expo Center, fairgrounds success

County, fair maintain strong ties toward Expo Center, fairgrounds success

Historically, the Porter County Fair Board has had a very good working relationship with local government officials.

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Fair queen lessons extend beyond reign

Fair queen lessons extend beyond reign

Porter County Fair Queen contestants garner a sense of accomplishment and gain new skills leading up to the crowning event at 7 p.m. Thursday …

July 16, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Livestock auction celebrates community, project dedication

Livestock auction celebrates community, project dedication

The annual Celebration Sale showcases a year of hard work, the rewards of responsibility and the support of community members—all combined in …

July 16, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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Balloons’ return adds splash of color to fair’s opening

Balloons’ return adds splash of color to fair’s opening

Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club’s Hot Air BalloonFest will help kick off this year’s fair festivities bringing back an event that creates a new c…

July 16, 2014 8:15 am Photos

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4-H cultivates life skills; new run, foods auction support members

4-H cultivates life skills; new run, foods auction support members

Participating in 4-H serves as a platform for developing life skills and the annual fair is a key opportunity to celebrate members’ hard work …

July 16, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Fresh acts, returning performers fill free entertainment calendar

Fresh acts, returning performers fill free entertainment calendar

Racing pigs and jumping dogs join dueling guitars and crushing biceps as part of the 2014 free grounds entertainment schedule. A mix of old an…

July 16, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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Firefighter’s challenge, lawn demo derby join traditional grandstand events

Firefighter’s challenge, lawn demo derby join traditional grandstand events

Classic fair events such as the truck-and-tractor pull and demolition derby fuse with new offerings this year to fill up the grandstand entert…

July 16, 2014 5:15 am Photos

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Cultural pageant about self esteem, talent secondary

Cultural pageant about self esteem, talent secondary

EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark a younger enthusiasm fo…

July 15, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

HOBART | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana honored its volunteers this spring at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the good work they do…

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Bethel Church eyes 585-seat building for Cedar Lake site

CEDAR LAKE | Bethel Church is building a new structure on its property at 16320 Wicker Ave.

July 13, 2014 12:05 am

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra presents South Shore Summer Music Festival

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra presents South Shore Summer Music Festival

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt will hit the road this weekend to begin the annual South S…

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Study: NWI communities among most desirable in state

Study: NWI communities among most desirable in state

A recent study by NerdWallet places St. John, Dyer, Cedar Lake, Crown Point and Munster in Indiana's top 20 desirable places for homeowners.

July 12, 2014 8:24 pm

Adoption Event Planned for Firefighters at Humane Society in Munster

Adoption Event Planned for Firefighters at Humane Society in Munster

HIGHLAND | Humane Society Calumet Area (HSCA) will host an adoption event Saturday, July 12 with adoption fees waived for firefighters as part…

July 09, 2014 9:01 am

Lake County Public Library conducting online survey

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is conducting an online survey through July 21 to find out how patrons use the library’s compute…

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

State senator deploying to Afghanistan

State senator deploying to Afghanistan

INDIANAPOLIS | For the second year in a row, an Indiana state senator will miss the entire legislative session.

July 08, 2014 12:20 pm

Spend this summer at the Lake County parks

Spend summer with the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Summer fling

Summer fling

July 06, 2014 4:58 pm Photos

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Scouts offer fun and warmth

Scouts offer fun and warmth

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School students and faculty members partnered with the Crown Point Community Foundation for the second straight…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Bruises, bumps and breaks can't stop BMX stunt team

Bruises, bumps and breaks can't stop BMX stunt team

CEDAR LAKE | This was supposed to be a bicycle motocross stunt show, not a slam-dunk contest.

July 05, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Lake County celebrates 4th of July

Fireworks and floats, concerts and contests and Mickey and Minnie Mouse are on tap as the region celebrates the nation's 238th birthday.

July 02, 2014 5:10 pm

Summerfest opens Thursday for four-day run

CEDAR LAKE | The 33rd annual Cedar Lake Summerfest feature some old favorites plus a new BMX bike show with professional stunt riders.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

New college grad aims at career in public health field

New college grad aims at career in public health field

A trip to Nicaragua solidified Hannah Shields’ desire to work in the public health field.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County celebrates 4th of July

Fireworks and floats, concerts and contests and Mickey and Minnie Mouse are on tap as the region celebrates the nation's 238th birthday.

July 01, 2014 7:45 pm

Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

HOBART | The Lake County Public Library Foundation recognized first-place winners of its annual Read-a-Thon at the awards ceremony at Avalon M…

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Cedar Lake woman charged in liquor store burglary

CEDAR LAKE | A Cedar Lake woman is charged with three felonies in an alleged Sunday burglary at Lake Liquors, 13146 Wicker Ave.

June 26, 2014 12:05 am

Car show returns to Cedar Lake Summerfest

Car show returns to Cedar Lake Summerfest

CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Summerfest Car Show, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 6, has a dual purpose.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Adult learners can apply for several scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation will begin accepting online scholarship applications Tuesday for the Women’s Giving Circle …

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Lake E-911 officials tell St. John they want change of scenery

ST. JOHN | County officials have a message for St. John town officials who want to opt out of their E-911 communications network — you are too…

June 23, 2014 5:48 pm


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