• Quinn breaks ground for grade separation project along U.S. 30 near state line

    Quinn breaks ground for grade separation project along U.S. 30 near state line

    LYNWOOD | As a thunderstorm moved in Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn and dozens of state and local officials gathered to break ground for a …

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  • Little League, so much more than a game

    Little League, so much more than a game

    When Lynwood native Curtis Granderson first put on a baseball glove and cap in Little League, his parents never dreamed he would later become …

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  • Little League, so much more than a game

    Little League, so much more than a game

    When Lynwood native Curtis Granderson first put on a baseball glove and cap in Little League, his parents never dreamed he would later become …

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Lightning sparks at least one fire; rains bring relief from heat

Lightning sparks at least one fire; rains bring relief from heat

Lightning caused at least one fire Monday afternoon as a line of storms brought rain and cooler temperatures to the region.

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Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Ana Grandfield, director of the Lake County Public Library, is shelving her last book Friday, retiring with 28 years of service to the LCPL.

August 25, 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.

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Flooding rains slam region again

Flooding rains slam region again

A strong, slow-moving thunderstorm hit western Lake County on Saturday afternoon, closing U.S. 30 in both directions near U.S. 41 and strandin…

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Ellen Forjan wins two golds at Indiana Age-Group State Swimming Championships

Ellen Forjan wins two golds at Indiana Age-Group State Swimming Championships

DYER | Lake Central Barracudas swimmer Ellen Forjan accomplished a lot at the Indiana Age-Group (Long Course) Summer State Championships, held…

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Letter from Edgar Corns

Letter from Edgar Corns

WELCOME TO LOWELL

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School success in Lowell: Lowell High School sees dramatic increase in graduation rate

School success in Lowell: Lowell High School sees dramatic increase in graduation rate

The graduation rate at Lowell High School has dramatically increased from 80% in 2010 to 95% for the class of 2014.

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Lowell police and fire keeps residents safe

Lowell police and fire keeps residents safe

Lowell Fire Chief Clint Gorball and Police Chief Erik Matson see more advantages than disadvantages to the state-mandated dispatch consolidati…

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Lowell Kid Parade: Long-time tradition of fun

Lowell Kid Parade: Long-time tradition of fun

There will be prizes for the best costumes in Lowell’s 60th annual Labor Day Kiddie Parade Sunday Aug. 31. The parade begins at 1 p.m. traveli…

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Celebrate The Joy of Dancing at the Lowell Labor Day Parade

Celebrate The Joy of Dancing at the Lowell Labor Day Parade

The Lowell Labor Day Parade began in 1919, organized by the American Legion as a welcome home for World War I veterans.

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Kelly Miller Circus rolls into Lowell

Kelly Miller Circus rolls into Lowell

Acrobats, elephants, clowns, tigers, zebras, aerialists, camels, jugglers, llamas, and dogs will roll into Lowell with the Kelly Miller Circus…

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Wedding Bells: Lowell businesses support celebrations in style

Wedding Bells: Lowell businesses support celebrations in style

Two new Lowell businesses can make hosting and planning a wedding or other special event easier and more convenient for local residents.

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Boost the Parks: Sale of patriotic t-shirts benefits Lowell Parks Dept.

Boost the Parks: Sale of patriotic t-shirts benefits Lowell Parks Dept.

The sale of patriotic t-shirts at Walgreens, just in time for the Lowell Labor Day festivities, will benefit the town’s Parks Department.

August 22, 2014 9:45 am

Treasure Hunt: Lowell's sidewalk sale is the perfect place for bargains

Treasure Hunt: Lowell's sidewalk sale is the perfect place for bargains

Love the thrill of finding an end of season bargain? Want to get a jump start on your holiday shopping? Then the third annual Lowell Sidewalk …

August 22, 2014 9:45 am

Update and Renewal: Lowell businesses change locations, get rehab

Update and Renewal: Lowell businesses change locations, get rehab

Driving around Lowell, residents may notice some of their favorite shops have moved to new locations and others have been remodeled.

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Lowell New Businesses: Wellness, textiles, beverages and more

Lowell New Businesses: Wellness, textiles, beverages and more

Providing health care, cleaning, creating personalized gifts, tattoo designing and furnishing your home are just a few of the services provide…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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

Excellent Crown Point Schools draw new residents

Excellent Crown Point Schools draw new residents

According to local developers and Crown Point Mayor David Uran the quality of schools in Crown Point is one of the city’s biggest draws for ne…

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Crown Point recognized as sixth safest city in Indiana

Crown Point recognized as sixth safest city in Indiana

Crown Point was recently recognized as the sixth safest city in the state, Police Chief Pete Land said.

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Lowell Labor Day Festival Schedule of Events

Lowell Labor Day Festival Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 28th

August 21, 2014 2:15 pm

Talent sought for chorus and youth orchestra auditions

MUNSTER | Talented vocalists and young musicians are welcome at upcoming auditions for the Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus and Northwest Ind…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Town improvements will rebuild residential roads and alleys, improve stormwater control

Town improvements will rebuild residential roads and alleys, improve stormwater control

The Griffith alley and street improvement projects are well underway, Town Council President Rick Ryfa, R-3rd, says.

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Successful Griffith Central Market in second season

Successful Griffith Central Market in second season

Griffith Central Market, well into its second season, is experiencing tremendous success.

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Griffith conjures up a great fall filled with family fun

Griffith conjures up a great fall filled with family fun

Griffith is conjuring up a great fall filled with family fun. From train-related festivals, music, 5K walk/runs, to Santa in the Caboose, Grif…

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Growing Griffith YMCA programs serve all ages

Growing Griffith YMCA programs serve all ages

Embraced by the community with open arms during the past two years, the Griffith Family YMCA continues to expand its membership and programs.

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Griffith Youth Soccer Program teaches life lessons

Griffith Youth Soccer Program teaches life lessons

Participation in youth soccer teaches players the essential life skills of leadership, confidence, creativity and competition, Dan Perez, pres…

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New Griffith businesses thrive

New Griffith businesses thrive

In its short existence, Griffith’s Grindhouse Café has already earned the distinction of being chosen by NWI Times’ readers as the “Best Place…

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Quinn breaks ground for grade separation project along U.S. 30 near state line

Quinn breaks ground for grade separation project along U.S. 30 near state line

LYNWOOD | As a thunderstorm moved in Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn and dozens of state and local officials gathered to break ground for a …

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Some E.C. Councilmen question Region STOP Team use

EAST CHICAGO | Some members of the East Chicago City Council said they had questions about the use of the Region STOP Team, so they asked Poli…

August 19, 2014 12:00 am

A library card is the smartest card you can own

As the new school year arrives, the Lake County Public Library would like families to be aware how important a library card can be. That is wh…

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

NWI community fleets going green?

DYER | An official from South Shore Clean Cities made an initial visit to Dyer in June to talk about Dyer’s new “clean status.”

August 17, 2014 8:35 pm

KISS celebrates 40 Years with Decades of Decibels tour

KISS celebrates 40 Years with Decades of Decibels tour

TINLEY PARK | Forty years ago, inspired by Alice Cooper and the New York Dolls, KISS took the concert experience to all new levels featuring p…

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Little League, so much more than a game

Little League, so much more than a game

When Lynwood native Curtis Granderson first put on a baseball glove and cap in Little League, his parents never dreamed he would later become …

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Dari-Ville, Dyer

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Dari-Ville, Dyer

DYER | After 50 years, Dari-Ville closed its doors in Lansing last October and has moved across the state line to Dyer.

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1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting; police searching for suspects

1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting; police searching for suspects

SAUK VILLAGE | A teenager was killed and three men were wounded Thursday when gunfire erupted outside a barber shop in Sauk Village, police said.

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Little League, so much more than a game

Little League, so much more than a game

When Lynwood native Curtis Granderson first put on a baseball glove and cap in Little League, his parents never dreamed he would later become …

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Council puts off tower in face of health protest

CROWN POINT | An emotional protest from rural Lake County homeowners temporarily blocked a proposed communications tower.

August 12, 2014 7:30 pm

3 young people hospitalized after truck crashes into Dyer coffee shop

3 young people hospitalized after truck crashes into Dyer coffee shop

DYER | A pickup truck crashed into the Galleria Building at U.S. 30 and Church Street in Dyer early Tuesday, sending three juveniles to hospitals.

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Canadian National Railway barrier ready to go out for bids

DYER | The first phase of a planted land barrier along the CN rail tracks is ready to go out to bid.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am

Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

Local groups continue raising funds for slain officer's family

GARY | Local organizations are having fundraisers this month for the family of slain Gary Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield. 

August 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Meals on Wheels schedules training for new volunteers

MERRILLVILLE | Meals on Wheels invites interested volunteers candidates to attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at the Meals on…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

ABC Fastpitch's Lexi Funk leads by example

ABC Fastpitch's Lexi Funk leads by example

HIGHLAND | Lexi Funk appreciates the support she gets from her Laker teammates at Roosevelt University.

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Pet rescue matches dogs with forever families

Pet rescue matches dogs with forever families

HIGHLAND | Johnathan Karahalios had wanted a puppy forever. His mother, however, was never really on board with the idea after having bad expe…

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Former car hop designs new Blue Top Drive-In uniforms

Former car hop designs new Blue Top Drive-In uniforms

Jennifer Paswinski’s new uniform design is bringing the flair of the 1950s back to Highland's Blue Top Drive-In.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am


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