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Catering to corn lovers

Catering to corn lovers

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Police seek Illinois man in Dyer Dollar General robbery

DYER | Dyer police have issued an arrest warrant for an Illinois man believed to have committed an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store a…

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South Shore Clean Cities Inc. celebrates 15 years of success

South Shore Clean Cities Inc. celebrates 15 years of success

July 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dyer chamber holds cornfest Friday and Saturday in park

DYER | The Dyer Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Dyer Cornfest and Family picnic Friday and Saturday at Northgate Park.

July 30, 2014 12:05 am

Dyer falls in state champion Little League game

Dyer falls in state champion Little League game

CROWN POINT | Though it dates back to Biblical times, the term "David vs. Goliath" is not going to get old soon.

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Fundraiser benefits Lake Area United Way

Fundraiser benefits Lake Area United Way

DYER | Stardust Bowl and BMO Harris teamed up to host a one-of-a-kind bowling fundraiser to benefit Lake Area United Way. A total of $6,189 wa…

July 28, 2014 12:00 am

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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Indianapolis pulls future support for Amtrak line

INDIANAPOLIS | Indianapolis city officials have decided not to provide any additional money to subsidize an Amtrak passenger line between Indi…

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Cats of St. Francis comes to the rescue

Cats of St. Francis comes to the rescue

The Cats of St Francis Rescue evolved out of the rescue of 60 cats from a hoarding situation in Merrillville in late 2012.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Local Franciscan hospitals join Anthem network

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana announced Monday eight hospital campuses in the Franciscan Alliance system are new participating …

July 21, 2014 5:00 pm

Franciscan St. Margaret Health honors service to patients and staff

Franciscan St. Margaret Health honors service to patients and staff

Two Franciscan St. Margaret Health physicians recently received St. Luke awards, given annually on behalf of nurses from both the Dyer and Ham…

July 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

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,…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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St. John variance for home's sport court

ST. JOHN | LeBron James won't be coming to play basketball in St. John, but, if he were, the Sahi home on Winding Trail might be the court fit…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Prepare for traffic headaches on U.S. 30

Whether caused by long trains or construction, traffic back-ups along U.S. 30 near the Indiana-Illinois state line create headaches for driver…

July 19, 2014 9:00 pm

Dyer hospital renovations remain on track

DYER | The first phase of renovations at Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Dyer is finished, hospital officials announced Wednesday.

July 16, 2014 2:15 pm

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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Dyer Town Council honors Lukasik

DYER | The Dyer Town Council has issued a proclamation honoring the late Stanley Lukasik.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

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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Health care settings accommodate obese population

Health care settings accommodate obese population

From extended blood pressure cuffs to roomier dental exam chairs and wider terry cloth hospital slippers, the health care industry continues t…

July 13, 2014 5:00 pm

Dyer's BZA gives church approval to build new school

DYER | The town’s Board of Zoning Appeals has recommended variance request that would allow a local church to build a new school.

July 13, 2014 12:05 am

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

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Kempo Jujutsu Academy of Martial Arts, Dyer

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Kempo Jujutsu Academy of Martial Arts, Dyer

DYER | Jason Ramirez hopes to soon retire from his job in safety management on electrical service and devote full time to his new business.

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Officials: Dyer pedestrian who was run over after hitting driver died

DYER | A Dyer man died Wednesday night after he jumped onto the running board of a pickup truck, struck the driver, fell off and was run over,…

July 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Man walking near Dyer listed in critical condition after crash

DYER | A 45-year-old man was in critical condition Wednesday night after a crash near Dyer, police said.

July 09, 2014 8:23 pm

Family enjoys Festival of the Lakes Special Person’s day

Family enjoys Festival of the Lakes Special Person’s day

Evelyn Wilson, who has three special needs children, says her family appreciates all the city of Hammond and the many volunteers do to help th…

July 09, 2014 2:56 pm

Hammond arts community thriving

Hammond arts community thriving

Whether at Towle Theater or Paul Henry’s Art Gallery or through the efforts of Books, Brushes and Bands for Education theater and the arts are…

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Hammond Marina and Wolf Lake Pavilion offer summer fun for the entire family

Hammond Marina and Wolf Lake Pavilion offer summer fun for the entire family

Hammond Marina Coordinator Susan Tabers said there will be plenty of family fun at the marina this summer.

July 09, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Hammond College Bound Scholarship Program benefits local families

Hammond College Bound Scholarship Program benefits local families

Hammond’s College Bound Scholarship Program has saved city families hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition.

July 09, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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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

Hammond officials say economic development is thriving

Hammond officials say economic development is thriving

Africa Tarver, Director of Economic Development and Phil Taillon, Executive Director of Planning and Development in Hammond say economic devel…

July 09, 2014 8:45 am Photos

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Hammond woman grateful for Hammond Parks Program

Hammond woman grateful for Hammond Parks Program

Evelyn Wilson says the Hammond Parks Summer Program has been extremely beneficial for her three special needs children.

July 09, 2014 7:15 am Photos

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Revitalization, restaurants, shops and festivals attract new residents to Hammond

Revitalization, restaurants, shops and festivals attract new residents to Hammond

New Hammond residents Rick Soria and Scott Fech were drawn to the city because of its revitalization, restaurants, shops, festivals and proxim…

July 09, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Festival of the Lakes Schedule: Something for everyone

Festival of the Lakes Schedule: Something for everyone

Music in the Air

July 09, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Promoting good health in Hammond

Promoting good health in Hammond

A healthy city is important because good health enables clear thinking, which makes for better life choices, increased self-esteem and sets a …

July 09, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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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

Franciscan Senior Promise topic is rehabilitation

HAMMOND | The public is invited to attend Thursday's meeting of the Franciscan Senior Promise group.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

Major traffic woes ahead for U.S. 30

PORTAGE | Major traffic tie-ups along U.S. 30 on both sides of the state line are expected to occur later this month.

July 08, 2014 5:40 pm

Dyer awards contract for Calumet Avenue repairs

DYER | The Dyer Town Council has awarded a contract to Walsh & Kelly for repairs to Calumet Avenue.

July 08, 2014 12:05 am

Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

The Purdue University Dance Team, 22 strong, traveled to Daytona Beach, Fla. this spring to compete in the National Dance Alliance College Dan…

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

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

Dyer lands tenant for key intersection

DYER | After many years vacant, the northeast corner of Dyer’s primary intersection has a new tenant.

July 06, 2014 10:00 pm

Warrant issued for Illinois man accused of molesting Dyer girl

CROWN POINT | An Illinois man is facing a child molesting charge after a girl told police he touched her inappropriately.

July 03, 2014 12:05 am

Dyer teen in Washington competing for national title

Dyer teen in Washington competing for national title

Miss Teen Indiana Shoshana Zacharias, of Dyer, headed to Washington D.C. this week to compete for the title of Miss Teen United States at a pa…

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Lake highway boss knows $2.2 million for road work only scratches surface

CROWN POINT | Lake officials are planning to reconstruct, pave and seal nearly 76 miles of county highways and roads this summer and fall.

July 01, 2014 6:30 pm

Judge rules against former Lake Central bus driver

HAMMOND | A federal judge has ruled against a former Lake Central bus driver in her wrongful termination lawsuit against the Lake Central School Corp.

June 30, 2014 8:15 pm

Chicago company is finalist to operate Hoosier State

The Indiana Department of Transportation has chosen Corridor Capital LLC, of Chicago, as the finalist for operating the Hoosier State passenge…

June 30, 2014 2:45 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

Electric vehicle oasis

Electric vehicle oasis

June 27, 2014 8:24 pm Photos

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Dyer ending Amtrak station maintenance Aug. 1

DYER | Dyer public works employees will no longer be taking care of the local Amtrak station after July.

June 27, 2014 5:30 pm


About Dyer

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

Kay Trapp Administration Center
8260 Wicker Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
Phone: 219.365.8507