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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

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…

September 07, 2014 7:50 pm Photos

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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 …

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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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

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.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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…

July 31, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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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
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