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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

August 25, 2014 7:49 pm Photos

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Child's play

Child's play

August 25, 2014 7:49 pm Photos

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Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Ana Grandfield, director of the Lake County Public Library, is shelving her last book Friday, retiring with 28 years of service to the LCPL.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am

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…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

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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Wanted suspect arrested at local casino

Wanted suspect arrested at local casino

EAST CHICAGO | A Lake Station man who was listed as one of the Lake County Sheriff's Department's most wanted suspects was arrested Sunday aft…

August 18, 2014 6:05 pm

Learn about gems, minerals at open house

Learn about gems, minerals at open house

HOBART | Calumet Gem & Mineral Society will hold an open house Thursday and Sunday.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

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

Fatal motorcycle accident spawns lawsuit

Fatal motorcycle accident spawns lawsuit

CROWN POINT | An attorney for the family of the late Gary tattoo artist Roy Boy Cooper said they are suing a Hobart woman over the death of th…

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NorthShore thanks patients with Health & Fun Fair roday

LAKE STATION | NorthShore Health Center is honoring National Health Center Week by providing patients with a week work of free events through …

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

NorthShore Health Centers to offer health fair, free screenings

NorthShore Health Centers is marking National Health Center Week 2014 (NHCW) with free health screenings and health and fitness education clas…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

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

Sewer users may face heavy burden under consent decree

GARY | As regulators seek an agreement to impose new controls on water pouring out of Gary's combined sewer system, a lingering concern is: wh…

August 09, 2014 10:00 pm

Lake Station police investigate car vs. pedestrian accident

LAKE STATION | Police said they are investigating a Friday evening accident in which a vehicle struck a 17-year-old pedestrian.

August 09, 2014 11:04 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

Master Gardeners ready with answers at Lake County Fair

Master Gardeners ready with answers at Lake County Fair

CROWN POINT | Several Purdue Master Gardener volunteers will staff a booth between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily through Aug. 10 in the Flower Buil…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Former Lake Station school treasurer pleads guilty

A former extracurricular treasurer at Bailly Elementary School in Lake Station pleaded guilty to felony theft from the school. 

August 01, 2014 8:02 pm

Great Futures Balloon launch takes off

Great Futures Balloon launch takes off

HOBART | More than 200 blue balloons invaded the blue skies Thursday afternoon along County Line Road.

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Police: Driver pulled out in front of motorcyclist killed in crash

Police: Driver pulled out in front of motorcyclist killed in crash

The crash that killed Gary tattoo artist Diamond Cody Cooper remained under investigation Thursday, but police said it's clear the driver of a…

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Former Lake Station school treasurer pleads guilty to theft

VALPARAISO | A former Lake Station elementary school extracurricular treasurer pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to theft from a feder…

July 30, 2014 9:33 pm

Region schools name new administrators

Charles Williams has been promoted to principal at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy.

July 30, 2014 7:24 pm

False invoice information appears to frame Lake Station mayor

MERRILLVILLE | The lawyer for Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist is calling for further investigation over what he said are attempts to frame…

July 29, 2014 3:30 pm

Letter carrier gets probation for making false statements

HAMMOND | A letter carrier for the Glen Park post office in Gary was sentenced to probation in U.S. District Court on Wednesday stemming from …

July 24, 2014 8:10 pm

Son of Roy Boy Cooper killed in crash

Son of Roy Boy Cooper killed in crash

The son of the late Gary tattoo artist Roy Boy Cooper was killed in a crash Monday afternoon in Hobart, officials said.

July 21, 2014 8:11 pm Photos

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Compost area causing stink in Lake Station

LAKE STATION | The city is looking to the county's Solid Waste Management District to help pull it out of the hole it dug for itself with a co…

July 21, 2014 6:32 pm

Don't let summer go by without a visit to the library for books and movies

What's on your “To-Do” list this month? Are you saving your vacation for the closing days of summer, or are you already gearing up for back-to…

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Behind the scenes, it’s the efforts of volunteers that help keep the Porter County Fair running smoothly year after year.

July 16, 2014 12:15 pm Photos

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Fresh, emerging artists grace grandstand stage

Fresh, emerging artists grace grandstand stage

Rising stars continue to light up the grandstand stage at the Porter County Fair, building on a tradition of showcasing talent on the brink of…

July 16, 2014 10:48 am Photos

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County, fair maintain strong ties toward Expo Center, fairgrounds success

County, fair maintain strong ties toward Expo Center, fairgrounds success

Historically, the Porter County Fair Board has had a very good working relationship with local government officials.

July 16, 2014 10:15 am Photos

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Fair queen lessons extend beyond reign

Fair queen lessons extend beyond reign

Porter County Fair Queen contestants garner a sense of accomplishment and gain new skills leading up to the crowning event at 7 p.m. Thursday …

July 16, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Livestock auction celebrates community, project dedication

Livestock auction celebrates community, project dedication

The annual Celebration Sale showcases a year of hard work, the rewards of responsibility and the support of community members—all combined in …

July 16, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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Balloons’ return adds splash of color to fair’s opening

Balloons’ return adds splash of color to fair’s opening

Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club’s Hot Air BalloonFest will help kick off this year’s fair festivities bringing back an event that creates a new c…

July 16, 2014 8:15 am Photos

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4-H cultivates life skills; new run, foods auction support members

4-H cultivates life skills; new run, foods auction support members

Participating in 4-H serves as a platform for developing life skills and the annual fair is a key opportunity to celebrate members’ hard work …

July 16, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Fresh acts, returning performers fill free entertainment calendar

Fresh acts, returning performers fill free entertainment calendar

Racing pigs and jumping dogs join dueling guitars and crushing biceps as part of the 2014 free grounds entertainment schedule. A mix of old an…

July 16, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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Firefighter’s challenge, lawn demo derby join traditional grandstand events

Firefighter’s challenge, lawn demo derby join traditional grandstand events

Classic fair events such as the truck-and-tractor pull and demolition derby fuse with new offerings this year to fill up the grandstand entert…

July 16, 2014 5:15 am Photos

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3 in custody after dog shot in Lake Station, police say

LAKE STATION | Three suspects were taken into custody early Monday after Lake Station police found a dog with a gunshot wound in the Mansards …

July 14, 2014 9:00 pm

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

HOBART | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana honored its volunteers this spring at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the good work they do…

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Station man dies after motorcycle crash on Borman

HAMMOND | A 33-year-old Lake Station man died late Tuesday night after a single-vehicle motorcycle accident on the Borman Expressway.

July 09, 2014 8:40 pm

Second youth charged in South Haven armed robbery

VALPARAISO | Another 17-year-old has been charged as an adult in connection with the March 29 armed robbery of the Family Express gas station …

July 09, 2014 10:31 am

Lake County Public Library conducting online survey

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is conducting an online survey through July 21 to find out how patrons use the library’s compute…

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

Spend this summer at the Lake County parks

Spend summer with the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

School officials reviewing new federal breakfast, lunch program

School officials reviewing new federal breakfast, lunch program

Some region school food service directors are looking at new federal guidelines allowing more students to eat free school breakfasts and lunches.

July 06, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Children learn to sing, act, and dance at weekly workshop

Children learn to sing, act, and dance at weekly workshop

LAKE STATION | The Triple Threat Kids Theater Workshop, where singing, acting and dancing take center stage, will be conducted from 1 to 4 p.m…

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County celebrates 4th of July

Fireworks and floats, concerts and contests and Mickey and Minnie Mouse are on tap as the region celebrates the nation's 238th birthday.

July 02, 2014 5:10 pm

Lake County celebrates 4th of July

Fireworks and floats, concerts and contests and Mickey and Minnie Mouse are on tap as the region celebrates the nation's 238th birthday.

July 01, 2014 7:45 pm
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