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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.

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The Week Ahead - Lake County

MONDAY

October 19, 2014 12:05 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

MONDAY

October 19, 2014 12:05 am

Lake Station man accused of abusing 6-year-old girl

CROWN POINT | A 25-year-old man is accused of inappropriately touching a 6-year-old girl. 

October 19, 2014 12:05 am

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

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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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…

October 11, 2014 7:40 pm Photos

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The Week Ahead Lake County

WEDNESDAY

October 11, 2014 12:05 am

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

Bellaboo's hosts a month full of harvest time activities

LAKE STATION | An Autumn Harvest Celebration will be hosted today through Oct. 26) at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center, sponsored by www.H…

October 01, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago man enters plea deal in child intimidation case

CROWN POINT | A Chicago man pleaded guilty Friday to a lesser charge of intimidation after admitting to threatening a young girl he inappropri…

September 26, 2014 8:15 pm

Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter set for April trials

HAMMOND | A federal magistrate granted a request Tuesday by Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist, his wife and stepdaughter to delay their tria…

September 23, 2014 10:00 pm

Lake Station man wants to withdraw pleas in alleged tax fraud scheme

HAMMOND | A Lake Station man wants to withdraw his guilty pleas in an alleged tax fraud scheme, federal court records show.

September 23, 2014 7:14 pm

Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

HOBART | St. Mary Medical Center recognized the top performances of caregivers with the Nursing Pillar Awards, highlighting nurses who go abov…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Soderquists cite health issue in seeking trial delay

Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist and his wife and stepdaughter have asked the federal court to delay their trials until early next year.

September 19, 2014 7:20 pm

Lake Station pursuit ends with arrest in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A Lake Station police pursuit ended in Valparaiso early Tuesday night with a 30-year-old Crown Point man taken into custody on a …

September 17, 2014 5:15 pm

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

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

Woman held against her will, sexually assaulted

Woman held against her will, sexually assaulted

LAKE STATION | A Lake Station man was charged Tuesday after holding a Michigan woman against her will and sexually assaulting her, police said.

September 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Union carpenters donate to high school track team

Union carpenters donate to high school track team

LAKE STATION | Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters members from Local 1005  presented the Lake Station Edison High School boy…

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

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

Little Heroes walk with fans to fight cancer

Little Heroes walk with fans to fight cancer

CEDAR LAKE | Youthful firefighters, police officers, soldiers and superheroes gathered Sunday afternoon to unite with families in the fight ag…

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Bellaboo's extends operating hours at Lake Station facility

LAKE STATION | Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center will be open daily beginning Saturday.

September 05, 2014 12:05 am

Welcoming a new title sponsor

Welcoming a new title sponsor

This year a new kind of popcorn is making its entrance to the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival and is sure to please the palates of popcorn lovers …

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm

POPCORN FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 2014

CHICAGOLAND POPCORN TENT

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm

Feast on Food

Feast on Food

Get your taste buds ready for the 36th Annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival and enjoy lunch in the Chicagoland Popcorn Tent, located on Lafayett…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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History of Valparaiso Events – Past, Present and Future

History of Valparaiso Events – Past, Present and Future

Valparaiso Events, the organization that hosts and operates the entire Valparaiso Popcorn Festival, has a long history of bringing family fun …

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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Behind the Scenes at the Popcorn Festival: It takes a village

Behind the Scenes at the Popcorn Festival: It takes a village

The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival would simply not be possible without the labor and countless hours of hundreds of volunteers and organizations…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm

Mayor Costas: Excitement and economic benefits enhance the Popcorn Festival this year

Mayor Costas: Excitement and economic benefits enhance the Popcorn Festival this year

There is nothing like the smell of popcorn wafting from the kitchen or the office microwave to lure people to the tasty treat. It is irresisti…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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Talking Popcorn with Tina St. Aubin

Talking Popcorn with Tina St. Aubin

As executive director of Valparaiso Events, the organization that hosts the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival, Tina St. Aubin has a first-row seat t…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm

Main Stage Entertainment is Rockin’

Main Stage Entertainment is Rockin’

The 36th annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival really rocks with main stage entertainment that will appeal to a wide variety of ages and musical …

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Popcorn Festival Parade is bursting with fun

Popcorn Festival Parade is bursting with fun

Winding its way through downtown Valparaiso, the Popcorn Parade is always a hit for families with bands, gymnasts, emergency vehicles, and of …

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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2 men charged with stealing batteries from semis in Griffith

GRIFFITH | Two men were charged Wednesday in connection with a theft last month of seven automotive batteries and an aluminum step plate from …

September 04, 2014 12:05 am

Lake Station man given five years probation in shooting

CROWN POINT | A Lake Station man who was accused of shooting at a woman Jan. 25 was sentenced Wednesday to five years probation, according to …

September 03, 2014 6:45 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

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

Educators Open House held tonight for preschool and early elementary teachers

LAKE STATION | An Educator Open House will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center, inside Three Rivers C…

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Child's play

Child's play

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