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Slain officer remembered for leadership

Slain officer remembered for leadership

MERRILLVILLE | On a gloomy Monday, hundreds of law enforcement officials, family members and friends gathered in Merrillville and Lowell to pa…

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Crown Point proposes 2015 total budget of $23.3 million

CROWN POINT | A proposed 2015 budget totaling $23.3 million won initial approval Monday from the City Council.

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Bulldog statue vandalized at Crown Point High School

Bulldog statue vandalized at Crown Point High School

CROWN POINT |  A statue of the Crown Point High School bulldog mascot was found with its face broken off in an incident under investigation by police.

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Schultz funeral procession route details

Funeral services for fallen Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz are scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Monday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Pl…

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Area youths test their tractor driving skills

Area youths test their tractor driving skills

LOWELL | Eleven Lake County 4-H members recently competed in the Area 10 4-H Tractor Contest, hosted by the Lake County 4-H Department and hel…

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Judge and hospital president get iced

Judge and hospital president get iced

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Cops vs. Methodists

Cops vs. Methodists

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September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Turkey shoots raise money for veteran causes

CROWN POINT | Crown Point American Legion Post 20 holds its fall turkey shoots from noon to 4 p.m. on weekends through October.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point spacewalker Jerry Ross returns for book signing

The Crown Point Community Library will host a book signing with NASA astronaut Jerry Ross from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 30. Ross has co-authored a…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Traffic slowdowns expected during funeral of slain officer

Traffic slowdowns expected during funeral of slain officer

MERRILLVILLE | Authorities are expecting significant traffic slowdowns Monday as hundreds of officers pour into Lake County to mourn slain Mer…

September 13, 2014 9:30 pm

Michael in the mirror: Gary native dances, sings as Jackson tribute entertainer

Michael in the mirror: Gary native dances, sings as Jackson tribute entertainer

Impersonating one of the most famous entertainers of all time is more than wearing a lookalike signature sequined glove and pairing white sock…

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Tri-Creek, Crown Point, Merrillville schools close Monday to accommodate funeral traffic

Administrators in the Merrillville, Tri-Creek and Crown Point Community school corporations have canceled classes Monday to clear the roads fo…

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Time changes for benefit football game on Sunday

CROWN POINT | The time of a Sunday flag football game to benefit the Crown Point Police Department has been changed to accommodate the wake of…

September 12, 2014 5:19 pm

Staff carries on after longtime St. Jude House director retires

Staff carries on after longtime St. Jude House director retires

CROWN POINT | For 15 years, Mary Govert could be found at her desk playing music while planning out the day-to-day success of St. Jude House. …

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Poker tourney funds class trip

Poker tourney funds class trip

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Intensity pays off for young baseball star headed to Disney World

Intensity pays off for young baseball star headed to Disney World

When 11-year-old Robby Ballentine crosses the chalk on the baseball field, he means business.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Golf outing Monday also offers golf ball bounce

MERRILLVILLE | Golf balls will be falling from the sky Monday at Innsbrook Country Club for the 15th annual BRIDGES Development Foundation Gol…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Lake pay raise wouldn't be across the board

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has tentatively passed a 3 percent pay raise for most, but not all full-time county government employees.

September 11, 2014 8:30 pm

NWI foundations benefit from Lilly Endowment's GIFT initiative

MERRILLVILLE | Legacy Foundation, the community foundation serving Lake County, is part of a network of Northwest Indiana foundations invited …

September 11, 2014 6:14 pm

Bagger Dave's proposes pub in Beacon Hill center

CROWN POINT | A burger franchise with origins in Michigan is proposing a Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern at the Beacon Hill commercial center.

September 11, 2014 5:09 pm

3 suburbs have Lake E-911 over a $2.6 million barrel

CROWN POINT | Lake officials may lose $2.6 million a year in public safety funds if Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville won't merge their po…

September 11, 2014 3:55 pm

TrueWealth Advising Group opens in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | A new financial services firm has opened in Crown Point.

September 11, 2014 12:30 pm

Parents clean up at shower

Parents clean up at shower

CROWN POINT | A packed house consisting mostly of clients of Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point’s Prenatal Assistance Program attended …

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Liss CARSTAR grants wishes thanks to benefit golf outing

A $22,232 check was presented to Kelsey Leichtnam, representing the Make-A-Wish Foundation, by Liss CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts of Crown …

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Rose Ride planned in memory of fallen Merrillville officer

The Unforgotten Souls Motorcycle Club on Wednesday announced a Rose Ride in Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz's memory will take place Thursday night.

September 10, 2014 9:15 pm

Cops, laity lace up cleats in fundraising effort

CROWN POINT | Members of First United Methodist Church will say a few extra prayers before lacing up their cleats and taking to the football f…

September 10, 2014 8:04 pm

Communities plan 9/11 memorial services

Several ceremonies are scheduled today to commemorate the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

September 10, 2014 7:26 pm

Groundbreaking kicks off inflatable dome in C.P. Sportsplex

Groundbreaking kicks off inflatable dome in C.P. Sportsplex

CROWN POINT |  Tae'Ni and Jacqueline Chang-Stroman saw their dream start to become a reality Wednesday at the kickoff  of work on the Sparta S…

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Crown Point assesses municipal facilities

CROWN POINT | Civic structures including City Hall and the police and fire station will be assessed for their long-term usefulness in a study …

September 10, 2014 5:54 pm

Crossroads Regional chamber welcomes members and guests to new office

Crossroads Regional chamber welcomes members and guests to new office

MERRILLVILLE | Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception Thursday to celebrate the opening of …

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Give blood at IUN Thursday and get a free haircut

GARY | The Student Alumni Association and Office of Alumni Relations at Indiana University Northwest are rallying to restock the shelves at ar…

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

“Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Summer Wine Down offers beer and wine sampling

SCHERERVILLE | St. Jude House in Crown Point is once again hosting a popular end-of-summer event with an evening of wine tasting and suds samp…

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Deaf Services to offer sign language classes at TradeWinds

HOBART | Sign Language classes are being offered at TradeWinds/Deaf Services. The series of six classes will be conducted from 6 to 7:30 p.m. …

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

BZA member, former councilman Vern Segert dead at 80

CROWN POINT | Vern Segert’s public service was fueled by a desire to give back more to his community than he took from it, his son Bob Segert said.

September 09, 2014 7:45 pm

Rebuilding Together seeking donations, project volunteers

CEDAR LAKE | Rebuilding Together of South Lake County, formerly known as Christmas in September, is looking for donations and volunteers for i…

September 09, 2014 12:05 am

Developer might provide second C.P. fire station site

CROWN POINT | A second Crown Point fire station might eventually be built on land in the Orchard View subdivision planned at the southwest cor…

September 08, 2014 9:57 pm

Police union crosses swords with county over pay

CROWN POINT | Lake politicians could find their labor supporters have become angry protesters this fall if a dispute over county police lingers.

September 08, 2014 7:38 pm

NICK group not affiliated with Kids in Capes benefit

A story in some Friday editions incorrectly said the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids group was affiliated with the Kids in Capes benefit sponsor…

September 08, 2014 3:10 pm

C.P. public works campus financing OK'd

CROWN POINT | The City Council has authorized a waterworks revenue bond sale of up to $2.75 million to finance the acquisition and build-out o…

September 07, 2014 8:25 pm

Bethel Church opens Gary campus Sunday

GARY | Bethel Church will celebrate the grand opening of its Gary campus at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at 225 W. Fifth Ave, the former Boys & Girls …

September 07, 2014 8:15 pm

Little Heroes walk with fans to fight cancer

Little Heroes walk with fans to fight cancer

CEDAR LAKE | Youthful firefighters, police officers, soldiers and superheroes gathered Sunday afternoon to unite with families in the fight ag…

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Patriotic fervor fills old courthouse

Patriotic fervor fills old courthouse

CROWN POINT | American patriotism came alive in speech, song, prayer and pledges during Sunday’s 2014 Patriot Brunch in the Maki Ballroom in t…

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September 07, 2014 12:05 am

C.P. Legion Auxiliary 20 hosts Hawaiian luau on Sept. 20

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point  American Legion Auxiliary Unit 20 hosts a Hawaiian luau from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Legion, 1401 N. Main St.

September 07, 2014 12:05 am

Hub City begins Patriot Week with brunch, ends with services

For most of us, Thursday will bring back a flood of memories - we will remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news th…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

New housing starts climb, but not yet to 2013 level

New home construction was on target to nearly match last year's levels in St. John and Crown Point, despite losing momentum to the severe winter.

September 06, 2014 7:36 am

Police charge two in robbery and shooting in Cedar Lake

CEDAR LAKE | Two men were charged Wednesday in connection with a robbery and shooting last week in Cedar Lake's Hilltop neighborhood, police said.

September 05, 2014 8:25 pm

Bark For Life to raise money to fight cancer

CROWN POINT | South Lake County Relay for Life is hosting its first Bark For Life noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise…

September 05, 2014 6:30 pm


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City Hall
101 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3240

Police Department
124 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 663-2131

Fire Department
126 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3248

Crown Point Community Schools
200 E. North Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 663-3371

Crown Point Parks and Recreation
11065 Broadway, Suite F
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 661-2271

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