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Dyer parks panel gauges development possibilities at Central Park

Dyer parks panel gauges development possibilities at Central Park

DYER | Park officials and a team of consultants met Wednesday at Central Park to discuss the park’s future.

April 23, 2014 7:49 am Photos

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Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Special needs students treated to perfect prom

CROWN POINT | The girls didn't worry about who looked better in their dresses and none of them would've been devastated if someone had the same one.

April 22, 2014 6:25 pm Video Photos

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Buy tickets for police, fire softball tournament May 18

MUNSTER | Tickets are available for the  police and fire charity softball tournament sponsored by the Munster Police Department.

April 22, 2014 12:05 am

Buy affordable books and more at your library

Buy affordable books and more at your library

Don't want to pay late fees for overdue books and movies? Then just buy them at your library.

April 21, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer economic development panel slated to meet April 30

DYER | The Dyer Economic Development Commission will meet in a study session at 6 p.m. April 30 to discuss the possibility of a screen to shie…

April 20, 2014 12:15 am

Dyer parks panel will discuss master plan on Wednesdays

DYER | The Dyer Parks and Recreation Board holds a special field trip/study session at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and at 3 p.m April 30.

April 20, 2014 12:05 am

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Scare Antiques & Collectibles

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Scare Antiques & Collectibles

DYER | Scarce Antiques & Collectibles came about through John Perkovich's love of history coupled with a bit of nostalgia and decades of c…

April 19, 2014 3:21 pm

Grant funds will help clear the air

Grant funds will help clear the air

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Cedar Lake postpones South Shore vote

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has postponed a vote on the South Shore extension financing until next month.

April 16, 2014 8:15 pm

Auxiliary donates to SWAT team

Auxiliary donates to SWAT team

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

NWI schools receive four-star designation

More than 40 local schools received a four-star school designation for the 2012-13 school year from the Indiana Department of Education.

April 15, 2014 7:15 pm

Lake Central High art students bring home awards from regional show

Lake Central High art students bring home awards from regional show

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School art students claimed several top awards, including a Best of Show, at the South Suburban College Regional …

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer council narrowly backs South Shore funding

DYER |  The Town Council narrowly approved a resolution supporting the South Shore commuter rail extension Thursday, following some negative f…

April 11, 2014 7:58 pm

Library teams up with Culver’s for drawing contest

SCHERERVILLE |  In celebration of National Library Week, April 13-19, the Dyer-Schererville branch of the Lake County Public Library will join…

April 11, 2014 12:00 am

Dems, GOP vie for high school poll workers

CROWN POINT | Democrats and Republicans on the Lake County election board squabbled Monday about the etiquette of recruiting high school stude…

April 07, 2014 8:45 pm

Dyer hops on board bus service with $1,000 donation

DYER | Federal money set to come to Dyer this year might be able to help fund the low-income bus service provided to some residents.

April 07, 2014 12:21 am

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April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer to cover cost of minimal hike in garbage, recycling fees

DYER | The town can afford to absorb a small increase in solid waste fees this year.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer might consider requests for angled parking downtown

DYER | Dyer has not allowed angled parking in the downtown area because of the heavy traffic flow along U.S. 30.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Central, students coping with two suicides

Lake Central, students coping with two suicides

ST. JOHN | A second Lake Central High School student committed suicide Wednesday night, following a sit-in Wednesday involving about 200 stude…

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Hammond mayor hesitant to contribute funds toward South Shore extension

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. plans to propose a resolution to the City Council later this month that would help fund an environmental …

April 02, 2014 8:15 pm

No injuries reported in early morning fire in Dyer

DYER | No one was injured in an early morning house fire Tuesday that seriously damaged a house at 15504 W. 101st Ave. in Dyer.

April 02, 2014 8:00 pm

Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School students who take Tom Clark’s U.S. history class know on day one they’re going to get a folder of informat…

April 02, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Fifth Annual Chairish Project displayed at Indiana Welcome Center during Child Abuse Prevention month

Fifth Annual Chairish Project displayed at Indiana Welcome Center during Child Abuse Prevention month

HAMMOND | Flowers, the sea, Disney characters, fairy tales. sports and checkers are among the themes of the chairs designed by local students …

April 02, 2014 4:47 pm Photos

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INDOT takes stab at privatizing Amtrak route

The Indiana Department of Transportation has put out an open-ended request for proposals to privatize all or part of Amtrak's Hoosier State tr…

April 02, 2014 9:00 am

Kids get a kick out of soccer

Kids get a kick out of soccer

March 31, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Ambassadors to promote 4-H throughout the year

Ambassadors to promote 4-H throughout the year

The Lake County 4-H Department introduced members of the 2014 4-H Ambassador Board at the annual 4-H Leadership Recognition Banquet held at Gr…

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

Americanism Award presented to 9/11 survivor

Americanism Award presented to 9/11 survivor

American Legion Post 369 in East Chicago recently awarded Don Bacso, a 9/11 survivor, its Americanism Award for 2014.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

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March 30, 2014 4:45 pm

Sexual assault burgeoning in region

Sexual assault burgeoning in region

The volume of sex crimes in the region is forcing some local hospitals to expand their care programs and may have created the need for a separ…

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cities on board with South Shore Line extension

Ten communities have pledged a total of $3.2 million annually to build the South Shore Line extension, but the three largest potential contrib…

March 29, 2014 6:00 pm

Family's history with Lake Central basketball spans two generations

Family's history with Lake Central basketball spans two generations

ST. JOHN | On Monday night, a mom and her teenage son sat down to watch a movie.

March 27, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Dyer commits 15% of income tax revenue to South Shore extension

DYER | The Town Council pledged its support Thursday for the South Shore extension.

March 27, 2014 8:47 pm

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in buildin…

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Illiana Christian voters OK relocation to Indiana

LANSING | Illiana Christian Association members approved a measure to move their high school to Indiana in a special meeting Monday.

March 27, 2014 11:00 am

Centralettes win national and state dance titles

Centralettes win national and state dance titles

ST. JOHN | The Lake Central Centralettes returned recently from Orlando, Fla. with more than a tan.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Women host fundraiser to help stop human trafficking

DYER | Most people probably think that slavery in the U.S. ended with the Civil War, but slavery continues today due to human trafficking.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

Deadline nears for Pence action on legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals app…

March 26, 2014 5:30 pm

Dyer takes stock of road projects

DYER | The Town Council will meet in a special work session Thursday with the Redevelopment Commission to talk about road projects.

March 25, 2014 7:00 pm

Chesterton man's trial delayed in fatal DUI case

CROWN POINT | A judge on Monday postponed a jury trial for a Chesterton man accused of driving drunk and killing a St. John woman in September 2012.

March 24, 2014 8:04 pm

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Central focuses on improving student test scores

ST. JOHN | When it comes to ISTEP+ testing of its students, the Lake Central School Corp. wants A’s not B’s.

March 23, 2014 7:05 pm

Dyer taps public safety cash to buy two new squad cars

DYER | Public safety dollars will be help purchase two new police vehicles this year.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

NIRPC gets earful on South Shore extension

MUNSTER | A hearing on funding for a $3 million environmental impact study of the South Shore commuter rail extension Saturday turned into a w…

March 22, 2014 8:17 pm

Local students head to state competitions

Science Olympians and chess enthusiasts from Northwest Indiana schools are preparing for state tournaments this weekend.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

Pence mum on possible vetoes

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence likely will ink up his veto stamp next week, but isn't yet saying which proposals approved by the General Assem…

March 20, 2014 1:25 pm

Region native appears with Jimmy Fallon tonight

Region native appears with Jimmy Fallon tonight

HAMMOND | Region native Crystal Taliefero appears tonight with her boss/mentor Billy Joel on "The Tonight Show" starring Jimmy Fallon.

March 20, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Hammond man gets 30 years in '94 Dyer burglary plea deal

CROWN POINT | The books are now closed on a 1994 Dyer burglary and rape.

March 20, 2014 12:05 am


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Town of Dyer

One Town Square Dyer, IN 46311
219.865.6108
219.865.4233 (Fax)

Police Department

2150 Hart Street Dyer, IN 46311
Non-emergency 219.865.1163

Fire Department

2150 Hart Street Dyer, IN 46311
Non-emergency 219.865.4215

Parks and Recreation

One Town Square Dyer, IN 46311
219.865.2505
219.865.4233 (Fax)

Lake Central School Corporation

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8260 Wicker Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
Phone: 219.365.8507

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