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Who you gonna call? When in doubt, try the library

Your local library is the place to come for great materials, fun and interesting events or classes, and easily accessible computers. And where…

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Area native serves aboard top Navy destroyer

Area native serves aboard top Navy destroyer

A Highland High School graduate is proudly serving onboard U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67), one of the world’s most advan…

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Highland's Ryan Grigson the embodiment of 'Colt Strong' philosophy

Highland's Ryan Grigson the embodiment of 'Colt Strong' philosophy

Nobody promised Ryan Grigson a rose garden with chirping bluebirds and Disney smiles. If they had, he wouldn't be general manager of the Colts.

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September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Freedom of speech is here to stay thanks to the U.S. Constitution

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Order mums by Monday, buy books this week

MUNSTER | Orders for the Humane Society Calumet Area’s mum sale fundraiser are due Monday.

September 14, 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

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

Local pair earns recognition in World Wide Bridge Contest

Local pair earns recognition in World Wide Bridge Contest

Alan Geller, of Munster, and Dave Bigler, of Hobart, were the top scorers from northwest Indiana in a World Wide Bridge Contest held June 7, s…

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Highland, Valpo youth mission trip opens eyes, hearts

Highland, Valpo youth mission trip opens eyes, hearts

With no knowledge of their parents and abandoned by their grandfather, brothers Moises and Aaron were fending for themselves on the streets of…

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Lake County Public Library welcomes new director/CEO

Lake County Public Library welcomes new director/CEO

Ingrid Norris has become the eighth director in the 55-year history of the Lake County Public Library.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

It looks like it's going to be a great school year - so far

When you sign up to be a parent, you sign up for all sorts of things. First, there is the diaper changing and the late nights praying for slee…

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Highland awards pacts for new police station amid cost concerns

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council has selected 11 contractors to build the new police station, but not without concerns the project  could …

September 06, 2014 7:15 pm

Highland Band Boosters host music fest Saturday at school

HIGHLAND | The Highland High School Band Boosters host the third annual open invitational music festival at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the high sch…

September 04, 2014 7:28 pm

Hayride reservations offered at five Lake County parks

Reservations for tractor drawn hay rides are offered at Lemon Lake, Stoney Run, Oak Ridge Prairie, Deep River, and Buckley Homestead county pa…

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

Intergenerational golf opportunities offered at Cedar Creek

CEDAR LAKE | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department has two intergenerational golfing opportunities available at Cedar Creek Family G…

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

Conquer Chiari Walk comes to Highland this month

HIGHLAND | Area residents can participate in the Conquer Chiari Walk Across America 2014 thanks to a local event set for Sept. 20 at Wicker Me…

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

Corn fresh from the field

Corn fresh from the field

September 02, 2014 6:30 pm

NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

Some of the stories are action highlights of the competition like the winning touchdown, the perfect kill with the game on the line, the line …

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Where to go with the dogs

Dog parks and dog-friendly facilities dot the area from Chicago’s beaches through Porter County. Most charge an annual membership fee and all …

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

E-911 compatible radio equipment on order for Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Officials have approved the purchase of $710,112 in new radio equipment compatible with the Lake County consolidated E-911 centr…

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

End of summer tradition

End of summer tradition

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Photo: Highland Labor Day Festival

Photo: Highland Labor Day Festival

September 01, 2014 8:24 pm

Annual Humane Society run/walk to feature new route

MUNSTER | Lace up those sneakers and hit the pavement as Humane Society Calumet Area and Lan-Oak Park District host the fourth annual Spay the…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Highland offers Chamber Challenge for teams and families

HIGHLAND | The Highland Chamber is hosting a new  event called The Chamber Challenge from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 13. This challenging family-friend…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Pamper yourself at one of several Dyer spas

Pamper yourself at one of several Dyer spas

Whether you’re looking to get your hair done or be pampered with a massage or facial, Dyer has numerous places to go and be pampered.

August 31, 2014 3:41 pm

Several dentists practice in Dyer

Several dentists practice in Dyer

Several dental practices have chosen to make Dyer their home over the past several years.

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Business in Dyer is booming

Business in Dyer is booming

Business is booming in Dyer, and the economic future of the town looks bright.

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Diamonds Jewelry moves to Dyer

Diamonds Jewelry moves to Dyer

Diamonds Jewelry has moved to Dyer.

August 31, 2014 3:41 pm Photos

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Dyer offers wide variety of health care options

Dyer offers wide variety of health care options

If you’re having a baby or planning for your later years in life, Dyer has a wide range of health care opportunities from which to choose. In …

August 31, 2014 3:41 pm

Too much stuff? Dyer offers several consignment options

Too much stuff? Dyer offers several consignment options

As summer fades into fall, people everywhere are faced with the question: What do I do with all the gently used things I am never going to use again?

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Dyer becoming a place for foodies

Dyer becoming a place for foodies

Whether you’re craving a good lasagna, a Reuben sandwich or anything in between, Dyer is quickly becoming a hot spot for new restaurants and s…

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Dyer Dunkin Donuts a family endeavor

Dyer Dunkin Donuts a family endeavor

Pat and Bob Wojnovich have been Dunkin Donuts franchise owners for 16 years starting in South Holland, Illinois.

August 31, 2014 3:41 pm

St. Monica Home reaches out to teen moms

St. Monica Home reaches out to teen moms

In a small home on the secluded corner of the Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer campus, the St. Monica Home has been offering refuge to preg…

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Investing options abound in Dyer

Investing options abound in Dyer

Whether you’re fresh out of high school or looking towards retirement, financial experts say now is the time to start investing your money.

August 31, 2014 3:41 pm

Wonder Years treats customers as family

Wonder Years treats customers as family

At Wonder Years, taking care of children is the Gutierrez family’s passion.

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Dyer Parks offers fun family activities year round

Dyer Parks offers fun family activities year round

Summer is quickly winding down and children are getting ready to go back to school. But the Dyer Parks and Recreation Department is just warming up!

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Solid dining and night life in Dyer

Solid dining and night life in Dyer

DYER | John's Pizzeria owners Maria and Nik Mileusnic's story plays out like a fairy tale.

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Dyer Hometown Celebration: Fun for all ages

Dyer Hometown Celebration: Fun for all ages

Saturday, September 6, 2014

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Highland transfers $225,650 for E-911 funding to county

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has approved a resolution to reduce $225,650 from the town's tax levy as Lake County's new E-911 emergency calling…

August 31, 2014 12:05 am

Highland Town Council meets Thursday in special session

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council meets in special session at 7 p.m. Thursday on a variety of topics.

August 31, 2014 12:05 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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August 31, 2014 12:05 am

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

MUNSTER | For a fifth consecutive year, the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe team has been named champions of the Concept2 World Rowing compe…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Whether you see the results or not, all work is important

In this age of specialization, the meaning of work gets harder to explain. I know that sounds like a bunch of drivel, but think about conversa…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Man charged in Highland home incident

HIGHLAND | A 32-year-old South African man was arrested Friday after allegedly attempting to enter a home through a young girl's bedroom window.

August 29, 2014 5:30 pm

Adoption fees waived, hours extended this weekend at HSCA

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will extend its hours this entire weekend with adoption fees waived for everyone today through Sunday as…

August 29, 2014 12:00 am

History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

Highland Christian School teacher Rick Vander Woude is one of two Indiana teachers to receive the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana business starts lowest since at least 1990

Indiana business starts lowest since at least 1990

The dream of owning a business and working for oneself, an aspiration nearly half of all Americans have according to a recent survey, is becom…

August 28, 2014 11:45 pm

Paper being cut from blood donation process

Paper being cut from blood donation process

The likelihood of donors getting a paper cut as they prepare to give blood has dropped significantly, as donation centers rely more on electro…

August 27, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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