• TradeWinds celebrates consumers and community

    TradeWinds celebrates consumers and community

    MERRILLVILLE | The TradeWinds Consumer Choir not only stole the show, they also captured the hearts of the hundreds in attendance at the organ…

    August 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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  • Spaghetti dinner and more to aid Highland fire victims

    Spaghetti dinner and more to aid Highland fire victims

    HIGHLAND | The St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. James the Less Church will host a Porte De L'eau Fire Community Benefit from 4:30 to 9:30 p.…

    August 20, 2014 12:00 am
  • 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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Community News

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…

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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.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Highland Council must decide if Town Theatre renovation worth cost

HIGHLAND | The Town Council will decide by the end of September whether a renovation of the vacant Town Theatre will take place.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Highland seeks more cop volunteers

HIGHLAND | The Highland Police are looking for more members to join the Volunteers in Police Services.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Spaghetti dinner and more to aid Highland fire victims

Spaghetti dinner and more to aid Highland fire victims

HIGHLAND | The St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. James the Less Church will host a Porte De L'eau Fire Community Benefit from 4:30 to 9:30 p.…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

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

Alcohol coming to Highland park

HIGHLAND | The town will serve alcohol on park grounds for the very first time, thanks to a split Town Council vote on Monday.

August 18, 2014 10:00 pm

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

School supply drive underway for Back to School booth

SCHERERVILLE | Chantal's Wedding & Event Planners, 1112 Indianapolis Blvd., Suite 102, is accepting school supplies to distribute to local…

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

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…

August 17, 2014 8:20 pm Photos

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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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Those who look so happy might just be so sad

When I was much younger and had a lot more free time, I used to stay up late to watch standup comedy on cable TV channels. The 1980s were a go…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

Highland seeks community policing volunteers

HIGHLAND | The Highland Police are looking for more members to join the Volunteers in Police Services.

August 15, 2014 1:22 pm

Get a taste of what's in your own backyard at “Theatrepalooza”

MERRILLVILLE | Are you ready to be entertained? Do you need a good laugh or a moment to ponder?

August 15, 2014 12:00 am

State panel approves Ivy Tech lease/purchase of ALC

The State Budget Committee on Thursday approved Ivy Tech Community College's request to enter into a lease with an option to purchase the Purd…

August 14, 2014 6:42 pm

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 14, 2014 2:21 pm Photos

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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Library hosts photo exhibit

Library hosts photo exhibit

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Trio make the bridge world a better place

Trio make the bridge world a better place

Duplicate bridge is a competitive game, but players still can be caring, friendly and ethical.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 39: Ridge Road

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 39: Ridge Road

One of the Region’s most important thoroughfares has a long and stories history.

August 13, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Pilot program to focus on preschool education

Pilot program to focus on preschool education

Katrina McFerrin is pleased to see Lake County is one of five counties in the state selected to operate a preschool education program.

August 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Munster police seeking tips in Chase Bank robbery

Munster police seeking tips in Chase Bank robbery

MUNSTER | Police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery Tuesday morning at a Chase Bank branch in Munster.

August 12, 2014 5:14 pm Photos

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Is a mo-ped a motorcycle?

Is a mo-ped a motorcycle?

Imagine zipping down a Northwest Indiana street on your new mo-ped -- a mo-ped with a cylinder capacity of less than 50 cubic centimeters but …

August 12, 2014 4:30 pm

School year starts with controversial new standards

School year starts with controversial new standards

New Indiana State Standards — material all students in grades K-through-12 need to know — will be rolled out this year when school begins. 

August 11, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Vote on beer garden in park delayed a week

HIGHLAND | A divided Town Council on Monday said a vote on alcohol sales in Main Square Park will take place next week because it was unable t…

August 11, 2014 9:49 pm

State ed department partners with Gary schools

State ed department partners with Gary schools

GARY | When school begins this fall, the Indiana Department of Education will play a more significant role in operations at the Gary Community…

August 10, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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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

School starts soon, but summer's not over yet

The calendar shows that we are in the final weeks of summer. Many children go back to school this week, with teachers and students diving into…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Squabble continues, local education leaders move forward

Squabble continues, local education leaders move forward

As state officials continue to squabble over policy and procedure, local educators are getting ready for a school year with new state standard…

August 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Sand castles vie for attention at Lake Street Beach

Sand castles vie for attention at Lake Street Beach

MILLER BEACH | It was a perfect day for building castles in the sand.

August 09, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Winfield looks to make commerical strip more connected, accessible

WINFIELD | Incorporated just 21 years ago, Winfield can't boast century-old buildings or a picture postcard downtown.

August 09, 2014 5:51 pm

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…

August 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gordon Food Service to anchor new development

HIGHLAND | The intersection of Main Street and Indianapolis Boulevard at the border of Highland and Schererville has grown into a destination …

August 07, 2014 6:00 pm

IU and IUN alumni to gather with family and friends for annual picnic

HIGHLAND | The Indiana University Alumni Association - Lakeshore Region Chapter and the IU Northwest Alumni Association will sponsor the annua…

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

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

PUC hosts Stand Down for veterans and their families

GARY | Purdue University Calumet will host its third annual Stand Down from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Indiana National Guard Limited A…

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Highland council considers Labor Day gala beer garden

HIGHLAND | A request to operate a beer garden in Main Square Park for the Labor Day Festival is falling flat for some town officials.

August 06, 2014 7:12 pm

Auxiliary awards $90,000 in scholarships to employees' children

MUNSTER | Community Hospital Auxiliary has awarded 45 scholarships, for $2,000 each, to eligible children of hospital employees studying for c…

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Griffith residents along Cady Ditch may need flood insurance

GRIFFITH | Residents along the Cady Marsh Ditch, who may be forced to buy federal flood insurance, are asked to attend a special Town Council …

August 04, 2014 8:19 pm

Towns team up for Main Street repaving

MUNSTER | After a rough winter, who wouldn’t like to see Main Street repaved?

August 04, 2014 6:58 pm

Adoption fees waived, hours extended at Humane Society

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will extend its hours for an entire weekend with adoption fees waived Friday through Sunday as part of t…

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Highland awaits bids on new police station

HIGHLAND | With site preparation well underway for the new police station, the Town Council has authorized bids for construction of the facility.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead- Lake County

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August 03, 2014 12:00 am

WWII veteran surprised with Quilt of Valor Award

WWII veteran surprised with Quilt of Valor Award

MUNSTER | Kicking off the post-renovation reopening of the Munster History Museum, the Munster Historical Society honored longtime member and …

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Doughboy stands in tribute to U.S. soldiers of WWI and beyond

“The muffled tongue of Big Ben tolled nine by the clock as the cortege left the palace, but on history's clock it was sunset, and the sun of t…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am


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