• Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

    Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

    Bouncing basketballs, splashing water and the swoosh of blades on ice are the sounds of economic development in Kenosha County, Wis.

    September 15, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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  • Lear contract would raise pay up to $21.58 an hour

    Lear contract would raise pay up to $21.58 an hour

    HAMMOND | Lear Corp. workers in Hammond will be able to earn up to $21.58 an hour under a tentative contract that eliminates a two-tier pay sc…

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  • Tracks, trains hot topics at Hammond Mayor's Night Out

    Tracks, trains hot topics at Hammond Mayor's Night Out

    HAMMOND | From a rail crossing falling into disrepair to the proposed South Shore Line extension, trains were on the mind of recent Mayor's Ni…

    September 15, 2014 5:34 pm Photos

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Retired educator starts website for teachers

A local retired educator has set up a website intended to help educators on a daily basis.

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Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

Bouncing basketballs, splashing water and the swoosh of blades on ice are the sounds of economic development in Kenosha County, Wis.

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31 Hammond Baptist students taken to hospitals after bus crash in southern Indiana

A Hammond Baptist Schools bus crashed Monday afternoon in southern Indiana, sending all 31 female high school students aboard to hospitals, a …

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Lear contract would raise pay up to $21.58 an hour

Lear contract would raise pay up to $21.58 an hour

HAMMOND | Lear Corp. workers in Hammond will be able to earn up to $21.58 an hour under a tentative contract that eliminates a two-tier pay sc…

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Plea deal planned in auto crash scheme

HAMMOND | A Valparaiso woman plans to join group of people admitting to their role in an insurance fraud scheme involving staged vehicle crash…

5 hours ago

Tracks, trains hot topics at Hammond Mayor's Night Out

Tracks, trains hot topics at Hammond Mayor's Night Out

HAMMOND | From a rail crossing falling into disrepair to the proposed South Shore Line extension, trains were on the mind of recent Mayor's Ni…

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Union ends strike after reaching agreement with Lear

HAMMOND | A tentative agreement has ended a strike at the Lear Corp. automotive seat factory in Hammond, a day after workers walked off the job.

September 14, 2014 11:00 pm

All hands on deck for growth in SE Wisconsin

All hands on deck for growth in SE Wisconsin

Economic development in booming Kenosha County, Wis., involves local government from the get-go, avoiding some of the ugly rifts that have typ…

September 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Ford Explorer posts best month since Chicago production started

Ford Explorer posts best month since Chicago production started

CHICAGO | Ford Explorer sales rose 25 percent in August, the best month it's had since it was first made in Chicago in 2010.

September 14, 2014 5:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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September 14, 2014 12:00 am

The curious case of Estrella's Bar

HAMMOND | It has been a tumultuous year for Estrella's Bar in Hammond. Questions about business and liquor licenses. Citations. Go-go dancers.…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Hessville Neighborhood Crime Watch group meets Thursday

HAMMOND | The Hessville Neighborhood Crime Watch group meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Rock and roll powerhouse inspires students with Q&A

Rock and roll powerhouse inspires students with Q&A

MUNSTER | Gary's Crystal Taliefero has been a touring musician with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame icon and Piano Man Billy Joel since 1989. In th…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Wisconsin region kickstarts economy with lessons NWI could use

Wisconsin region kickstarts economy with lessons NWI could use

Economic developers in Wisconsin's Kenosha County like to boast about their region's proximity to Chicago and O'Hare airport, its major inters…

September 13, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Hundreds of workers on strike at Lear Corp. plant

Hundreds of workers on strike at Lear Corp. plant

HAMMOND | Hundreds of workers demanding higher wages walked off the job Saturday at the Lear Corp. plant in Hammond that makes automotive seat…

September 13, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Bayh not running for governor in 2016

Bayh not running for governor in 2016

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Evan Bayh will not run in 2016 for a second stint as Indiana governor.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Lear, UAW contract talks 'coming to a head'

Lear, UAW contract talks 'coming to a head'

HAMMOND | A local union says its negotiations with Lear Corp. are "coming to a head," and a potential walk-out could result in a massive disru…

September 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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School leaders take stock of students

School leaders take stock of students

School superintendents across Northwest Indiana and the state took a tally of each student enrolled in school Friday for the first ADM or Aver…

September 12, 2014 1:06 pm Photos

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Hammond Rotary and YMCA host golf outing at Lost Marsh

HAMMOND | The Hammond Rotary Club and Hammond Family YMCA will hold their annual golf outing, an 18-hole scramble, Wednesday at Lost Marsh Gol…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Regional Development Authority renewal a must for 2015

Since its inception nearly 10 years ago, the Regional Development Authority has been a prolific economic development tool in Northwest Indiana…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

New Science Sundays begin at Gibson Woods

HAMMOND | Drop in for a fun, impromptu demonstration, an experiment, a craft, an activity or game about science in nature as the Lake County P…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

The Spaniels to perform at NAACP luncheon Saturday

HAMMOND | The Hammond branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will host its annual luncheon from noon to 3 p.…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond man accused of trailing woman, beating her

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man is facing 14 criminal charges after allegedly following a former girlfriend and attacking her, according to court …

September 11, 2014 8:17 pm

Hammond woman accused of fleeing crash scene with child

CROWN POINT | A Hammond woman is accused of running away from a crash scene last week with her 6-year-old daughter, according to court records. 

September 11, 2014 6:15 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

Rock and Roll powerhouse inspires students with Q&A

Rock and Roll powerhouse inspires students with Q&A

Region native Crystal Taliefero has been touring with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame icon and Piano Man Billy Joel since 1989. In that time, she's…

September 11, 2014 11:45 am Video Photos

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Lindsey scholarships awarded to art majors from BNI, Emerson

Lindsey scholarships awarded to art majors from BNI, Emerson

The Patrick Lindsey Scholarship Fund awarded two academic scholarships for 2014. The winners, Nathan Mason, a graduate of Emerson School of Pe…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Franciscan Senior Promise meeting teaches lifesaving skills

HAMMOND | The public is invited to attend today's meeting of the Franciscan Alliance Senior Promise group at 10 a.m. at Franciscan St. Margare…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Hospitals offers free prostate screenings today

Franciscan St. Margaret Health’s Hammond and Dyer campuses will offer free prostate screenings from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, today and Sept. 25.…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond High teacher accused of throwing chair

HAMMOND | A substitute teacher at Hammond High School is accused of throwing a chair at a student in the classroom.

September 10, 2014 7:58 pm

Hammond bar demolished after suspected arson fires

Hammond bar demolished after suspected arson fires

HAMMOND | City officials demolished a bar Wednesday that served as the scene of the city's most recent homicide after two suspected arson fire…

September 10, 2014 7:53 pm Photos

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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

Hammond man charged with attempted murder of Harvey cop

MARKHAM | A Hammond man was charged Wednesday with the attempted murder of a police officer in connection with an incident in Harvey on Sunday.

September 10, 2014 1:43 pm

Purdue Calumet greets students with outdoor convocation

Purdue Calumet greets students with outdoor convocation

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet made students feel welcome for the start of the 2014-15 academic year by hosting its sixth annual Student …

September 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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NWI casino revenues fall by 5.2 percent in August

NWI casino revenues fall by 5.2 percent in August

Revenues at Northwest Indiana's  casinos dropped 5.2 percent in August, the ninth straight straight month of year-over-year declines in their …

September 09, 2014 12:00 pm

Hammond budget hearing date incorrect

The Hammond City Council budget hearings are at 9 a.m. Sept. 20 in the City Council chambers at City Hall.

September 09, 2014 10:30 am

Neighborhoods Inc. extends deadline for house contest

Neighborhoods Inc. has extended to Sept. 19 its deadline to enter the Best House on the Block contest in East Chicago and Hammond's 3rd District.

September 09, 2014 12:05 am

City may create new water rate class for commercial properties

HAMMOND | An ordinance introduced Monday by the City Council would create a new class of water rate for commercial properties. Currently comme…

September 08, 2014 8:55 pm

Horseshoe Casino donates van to Meals on Wheels

Horseshoe Casino donates van to Meals on Wheels

HAMMOND | Meals on Wheels, a national nonprofit organization, can now serve 50 more senior citizens each day thanks to the donation of a new v…

September 08, 2014 7:20 pm Photos

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Nurses honored with Cortona awards by coworkers and physicians

Nurses honored with Cortona awards by coworkers and physicians

It is said that there is no higher form of career praise than that expressed by one’s coworkers.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Federal employees and retirees group hosts legislators

MUNSTER | Chapter 546 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at noon Wednesday with State Senator Sue L…

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Native plant enthusiasts host symposium for backyard gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Gibson Woods Chapter of Wild Ones will host its fifth biennial native plant symposium, “Partners with Nature,” from 8 a.m. …

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

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September 07, 2014 12:05 am

Hammond NAACP will hold annual banquet Saturday

HAMMOND | The Hammond NAACP branch hosts its annual luncheon from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4141 Calumet Ave., Hammond.

September 07, 2014 12:05 am

And the winners of the Summer Magic Photos Contest are ...

And the winners of the Summer Magic Photos Contest are ...

Nearly 100 people around the Region shared with us their best summer-themed photos for the NWI Communities Summer Magic Photo Contest. Thank y…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Women mark 25 years with Catholic Charities

Women mark 25 years with Catholic Charities

HAMMOND | Elisa Torres and Charlene Joyce joined the Catholic Charities family the same year George H. W. Bush began his first term as preside…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

PR class offers communication audit to local businesses

The Purdue University Calumet 2014 Problems in Public Relations class is searching for a client to perform a complete communication audit.

September 06, 2014 1:11 pm

Hammond Lions Club to hold first annual car show

HAMMOND | The Hammond Lions Club will hold its first annual car show Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Cavalier Inn parking lot in…

September 06, 2014 12:18 am

Hammond plans major road project on Chicago Street

Hammond plans major road project on Chicago Street

HAMMOND | The city is developing a federal aid project to reconstruct and widen Chicago Street (formerly known as Ind. 312) from South Brainar…

September 05, 2014 5:55 pm Photos

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A rosy surprise

A rosy surprise

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority this week presented roses to the 2014 ROSE Award finalists.

September 05, 2014 3:20 pm Photos

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