• Ridge View fifth graders use Lego Robotics in classroom

    Ridge View fifth graders use Lego Robotics in classroom

    HOBART | When most people think of Legos, they think of toys. But in Ridge View Elementary School teacher Danielle Mckee’s fifth-grade class, …

    October 20, 2014 7:15 am Photos

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  • First TEDx event coming to Northwest Indiana

    Chances are, you've watched a TED Talk on YouTube, or maybe heard one on the radio or a podcast.

    October 18, 2014 10:30 pm
  • Crossroads to host "An Evening in Tuscany" Nov. 22

    Crossroads to host "An Evening in Tuscany" Nov. 22

    CROWN POINT | The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce presents their Annual Gala “An Evening in Tuscany” at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, a…

    October 14, 2014 2:15 pm

Hobart Community News

Supreme Court focuses on jury instructions in McCowan murder appeal

Supreme Court focuses on jury instructions in McCowan murder appeal

INDIANAPOLIS | Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the 2011 murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, …

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Portions of County Line Road shut for construction project

HOBART | A stretch of County Line Road between 10th Street and 61st Avenue will be closed today through Nov. 6.

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Spay-ghetti dinner set for Nov. 8

PORTAGE | Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry Inc., of Hobart, will hold its third annual Spay-ghetti Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8 at Woodland Park, 2…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart plans trick or treat fun downtown and in neighborhoods

The City of Hobart invites residents to bring their costumed children to a fun-filled Trick or Treat with Downtown Merchants event from 4 to 6…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Chili’s Restaurant steps up to aid The Salvation Army

Chili’s Restaurants is known for its “Give Back Night Program,” which offers individual locations a way to be involved in their community and …

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart leaders tell residents to weigh in on dog park

Hobart leaders tell residents to weigh in on dog park

HOBART | Conversations about the location of the city’s first dog park look to extend into next month.

October 20, 2014 8:11 pm

Road closings loom in Hobart; motorists advised of detours

HOBART | A storm sewer installation project will close portions of 49th Avenue and LaSalle Street through Nov. 21.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am

Three new Hobart firefighters sworn in; force boosted to 53

HOBART | The Hobart Fire Department now has 53 firefighters after three people were added to the force.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am

All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

At the Cedar Lake branch of the Lake County Public Library, we often add the catch phrase, ‘It’s Always Fun @ the Library!’ to our handouts.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

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October 19, 2014 12:05 am

Few cases make it to Indiana Supreme Court

Few cases make it to Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court is the pinnacle of a state court system that in any given year handles some 1.6 million cases filed i…

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First TEDx event coming to Northwest Indiana

Chances are, you've watched a TED Talk on YouTube, or maybe heard one on the radio or a podcast.

October 18, 2014 10:30 pm

Share your story of breast cancer survival

Share your story of breast cancer survival

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Each year over …

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NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

October 18, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Merrillville woman found not guilty in Hobart store fight

Merrillville woman found not guilty in Hobart store fight

CROWN POINT | A Merrillville woman who was accused of choking and threatening a shopper at a Hobart store was acquitted of the charges this week. 

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Hamm: No more waste district credit cards without board approval

Lake County's solid waste district chairman admonished the agency's acting director this week to hold off on any new credit card applications …

October 17, 2014 4:57 pm

Waste district votes to park take-home vehicles

Waste district votes to park take-home vehicles

The Lake County solid waste district board voted 12-2 on Thursday to immediately park all five of its employee take-home vehicles.

October 16, 2014 9:00 pm

Damage to cooling system will close Deep River Ice Skating Plaza this winter

MERRILLVILLE | While preparing for the opening of the Deep River Ice Skating Plaza at Deep River Waterpark, Lake County Parks and Recreation D…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Hanson Logistics outlines expansion plans

HOBART | Hanson Logistics has plans for another expansion of its cold storage facility in the city.

October 15, 2014 9:25 pm

Woman reduces number of dogs in Hobart home

HOBART | Hobart resident Diane Link Polgar has reduced the number of dogs in her home by 12 after city officials told her she could no longer …

October 15, 2014 6:48 pm

Library dedicated to educating community

Library dedicated to educating community

Regardless of age or income, the library is a place dedicated to educating everyone who walks in the door, says Jennifer Burnison, marketing m…

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Food options abound in Merrillville

Whether you’re looking to grab a freshly made taco or want a higher-end steak dinner, there are dozens of dining options in Merrillville from …

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Merrillville home to numerous medical facilities

Merrillville home to numerous medical facilities

Merrillville is home to numerous doctors offices and clinics, as well as home to one of the largest hospitals in Lake County.

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Historical Society offers new favorites and old standards

Historical Society offers new favorites and old standards

If you’re looking for some Merrillville nostalgia or learn a little bit about the history of the Region, the Merrillville Ross Township Histor…

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Merrillville boasts state-of-the-art planetarium

For more than 40 years, students from around Northwest Indiana have had one of the best planetariums in the area at their fingertips. 

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Star Plaza Theatre continues to attract well-known acts

Star Plaza Theatre continues to attract well-known acts

For more than 30 years, Merrillville’s Star Plaza Theatre has been the stage to some epic performances and has hosted stars before they were w…

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Ross Music Theater inspired by visionary

Ross Music Theater inspired by visionary

In 1964, Jerry Reinhart dreamed of creating a theater and a theater program at Merrillville High School that was a cut above what was availabl…

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STAND club promotes diversity

STAND club promotes diversity

For more than 15 years, Merrillville students have had the opportunity to work together to create a diverse environment within the school district.

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Merrillville offers numerous specialty businesses

Merrillville offers numerous specialty businesses

Located amid technical schools, lawyer’s offices and apartment complexes, Merrillville has a variety of family-owned businesses.

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There's still time to shop at garage sales in Hobart

There is still time to visit a garage sale or two before winter arrives. Hobart's First Unitarian Church, Fifth and Main streets, offers shopp…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Lunch and fashion show offers latest trends at Goodwill prices

HOBART | Goodwill Industries’ second annual Little Black Dress Fashion Show will be held Thursday at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30.

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Teen soaks up political experience on the way to U.S. Senate

Teen soaks up political experience on the way to U.S. Senate

At just 17, Francesca Polizotto is already preparing for a political career.

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Gapers slow northbound I-65 near 61st Ave.

HOBART | Gapers to a minor, single-vehicle rollover accident on northbound Interstate 65 between the 61st Avenue and Ridge Road exits jammed t…

October 14, 2014 8:48 am

Residents want dog park in different location

HOBART | The location for a dog park isn’t sitting well with some residents.

October 13, 2014 9:15 pm

Partnership has positive impact on Hobart schools

HOBART | The Hobart Police Department and the School City of Hobart have expanded their partnership with multiple initiatives that went into p…

October 13, 2014 7:30 pm

Hobart fire chief resigns

HOBART | Stephen C. McKown has stepped down as fire chief only three months after accepting the position.

October 13, 2014 4:45 pm

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

October 13, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Driver who ran over Lake Station man charged with murder

Driver who ran over Lake Station man charged with murder

LAKE STATION | A New Chicago man is accused of killing a 50-year-old Lake Station man by repeatedly running him over with an SUV.

October 12, 2014 8:15 pm

Fall colors brighten Buckley Homestead gala

Fall colors brighten Buckley Homestead gala

LOWELL | A full palette of fall colors framed the scene for turn-of-the-century family fun, folk arts and entertainment Saturday at Buckley Ho…

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Device enables girl to 'speak' for first time since she was a toddler

Device enables girl to 'speak' for first time since she was a toddler

Mimi Burke doesn't remember the sound of her 12-year-old daughter Sophia's voice.

October 10, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Section of U.S. 30 the new 'Calorie Alley'

Section of U.S. 30 the new 'Calorie Alley'

Dwayne Walker has a nickname for the stretch of U.S. 30 just east of Clay Street: Calorie Alley.

October 10, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Snedecor wants third term in Hobart

HOBART | Brian Snedecor is proud of the accomplishments he has been associated with as the city’s mayor, and he wants to bring more improvemen…

October 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Alarm bells sound as Lake officials discuss pulling back pay raises

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Council debate about reducing some employees' pay raises turned out to be a false alarm during a real false alarm.

October 09, 2014 6:10 pm

Portage man charged after trying to flee traffic stop, dragging officer

Portage man charged after trying to flee traffic stop, dragging officer

HOBART | A Portage man was charged this week with resisting law enforcement and criminal confinement after allegedly dragging a Hobart officer…

October 08, 2014 1:32 pm

Silver Bell Club 2365 treats veterans to Washington D.C. trip

Silver Bell Club 2365 treats veterans to Washington D.C. trip

CROWN POINT |  Silver Bell Club 2365, of the Polish National Alliance treated 49 area veterans to a four-day trip to Washington D.C. in August…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hobart Tri Kappa ready to host 'A Day of Fashion' and more

Hobart's Tri Kappa chapter presents “A Day of Fashion” on Nov. 9 at Avalon Manor , 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart. You won’t want to miss this annual…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart man charged in weekend shooting

Hobart man charged in weekend shooting

HOBART | A 20-year-old man is facing eight criminal charges and is accused of shooting another man in the 1120 block of West 38th Place in Hobart. 

October 07, 2014 8:12 pm

Hobart begins major sewer project

Hobart begins major sewer project

HOBART | A major sanitary sewer project in the city’s south side is expected to provide multiple benefits.

October 07, 2014 7:42 pm

Lake County begins same-sex marriage ceremonies

Lake County begins same-sex marriage ceremonies

CROWN POINT | Two Hobart women held hands Tuesday inside Lake County's chapel as they were married legally for the first time. 

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Lake commissioner floats E-911 peace plan

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Commissioner formally offered concessions Monday to Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville to resolve an impasse ov…

October 06, 2014 7:45 pm


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