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Sen. Mrvan incorrectly identified

Frank Mrvan is a Democratic state senator from Hammond. A story in some Sunday editions identfiied him as a former state senator.

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O'Hare, Midway airports nearing normal capacity

O'Hare, Midway airports nearing normal capacity

CHICAGO | The Federal Aviation Administration says Chicago's airports are nearing normal activity after a fire at an air traffic control cente…

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Bond denied for Highland native in Chicago-area FAA fire

Bond denied for Highland native in Chicago-area FAA fire

CHICAGO (AP) — A magistrate judge ordered a suburban Chicago man held without bond Monday on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control c…

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Libertarian candidates night scheduled Friday in Highland

HIGHLAND | The Indiana Libertarian Party is inviting the public to meet its candidates for the Nov. 4 general election.

September 30, 2014 12:05 am

BNI teacher has fourth book on Gary’s history published

BNI teacher has fourth book on Gary’s history published

Veteran Bishop Noll Institute social studies teacher John Trafny has authored a fourth book on the history of Gary that was released in July b…

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

'Vets helping vets': Memorial ride draws nearly 3,000 motorcyclists

'Vets helping vets': Memorial ride draws nearly 3,000 motorcyclists

HIGHLAND | The roar of motorcycles filled Wicker Park on Sunday morning as nearly 3,000 participants began the Victory for Veterans Memorial R…

September 28, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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The Week Ahead Lake County

TUESDAY

September 28, 2014 12:05 am

Since WWI, Gold Star Mothers have offered support and love

My earliest recollections of the way that war comes home were in the early 1970s. I remember the images on the TV screen each evening as soldi…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Scholarships recall beloved pastor who died in 2007

Scholarships recall beloved pastor who died in 2007

HIGHLAND | The Our Lady of Guadalupe Society at St. James the Less Catholic Church presented two scholarships this year in memory of the Rev. …

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

Turn in unwanted medicines Saturday at police stations

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is encouraging Hoosiers to drop off unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter pills Saturd…

September 25, 2014 12:05 am

Cornerstone block replaced in time for church's 60th anniversary

Cornerstone block replaced in time for church's 60th anniversary

HIGHLAND | A missing cornerstone block that had been part of the original construction of Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9009 Kennedy Ave., in 1956…

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

Victory for Veterans celebrates 15th annivesary of motorcycle ride

HIGHLAND | More than 2,000 riders are expected this year for the 15th anniversary of the Victory for Veterans Memorial Ride.

September 24, 2014 6:30 pm

Hebron adopts shared ethic agenda

HEBRON | The town of Hebron is joining the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.

September 24, 2014 6:00 pm

They Target teamwork

They Target teamwork

September 23, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Salvage yard owners face auto theft charges

Salvage yard owners face auto theft charges

CROWN POINT | The owners of a Gary salvage yard that has been at the center of previous police investigations are facing new criminal charges. 

September 22, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Bowling association awards annual scholarships

HIGHLAND  | New graduates from Lake Central and Highland high schools and Bishop Noll Institute have been named 2014 Greater Calumet Area U.S.…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Educators invited to Financial Literacy Fair

MERRILLVILLE | All educators in areas where Centier Bank has a presence are invited to attend the ninth annual Financial Literacy Fair for Edu…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

WWII vet receives French Legion of Honor medal

WWII vet receives French Legion of Honor medal

HIGHLAND | As war raged in Europe in 1944, 21-year old John Benedict, of Griffith, boarded the Queen Mary liner along with some 20,000 service…

September 21, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Safety training center relocating to Highland

HIGHLAND  | A long-vacant downtown building will soon be home to a safety training business relocating from Hammond to Highland.

September 21, 2014 6:48 pm

The U.S. has survived elections as well as the Civil War

As we approach mid-term elections nationwide, we would do well to remember that in spite of events, the work of a democracy must go on.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Accepting the challenge

Accepting the challenge

HIGHLAND |  Principal Mark Topp of Our Lady of Grace School recently accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge issued by fellow Diocese of Gary by Pri…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

MARC CHASE: Lost-and-found dog story restores faith in goodness

MARC CHASE: Lost-and-found dog story restores faith in goodness

Just when it felt like the self-interested ruled the day in Northwest Indiana, Griffith neighbors selflessly emerged on behalf of a Highland f…

September 20, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Culver's to donate to fallen officer fund

Grab a burger and fries, for a cause.

September 19, 2014 12:30 pm

Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

HAMMOND | A man was fired from his job and his bond was revoked in a criminal case this week after he made comments on Facebook advocating vio…

September 18, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Top Fuel CrossFit to open in Highland

HIGHLAND | Top Fuel CrossFit plans a grand opening of its new Highland gym at 3150 45th Ave.

September 17, 2014 4:56 pm

Crossroads Chamber rocks the region with membership drive

Crossroads Chamber rocks the region with membership drive

MERRILLVILLE | From business strategies to community awareness campaigns to investing in the future if education, the Crossroads Chamber of Co…

September 17, 2014 4:30 pm Video Photos

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Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

MERRILLVILLE | Top-flight athletes are not the only ones to hear a recruiting speech.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

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…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

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…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

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.

September 14, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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The Week Ahead - Lake County

MONDAY

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…

September 09, 2014 8:00 pm Video Photos

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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 …

September 02, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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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

September 01, 2014 8:24 pm Photos

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