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Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter plead not guilty to corruption charges

Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter plead not guilty to corruption charges

HAMMOND | Lake Station's mayor, his wife and his stepdaughter entered a Hammond federal courtroom in shackles Thursday, all three pleading not…

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Children learn to protect the Mother Earth at Bellaboo's

LAKE STATION | Mother Earth Education Week will be recognized at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center starting Monday through April 27. Specia…

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Educators, law enforcement train to assess threats at schools

Educators, law enforcement train to assess threats at schools

LAKE STATION | With the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School and recent stabbings at a Pennsylvania high school in the rearview mirro…

April 16, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter plead not guilty to corruption charges

Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter plead not guilty to corruption charges

HAMMOND | Lake Station's mayor, his wife and his stepdaughter entered a Hammond federal courtroom in shackles Thursday, all three pleading not…

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Feds: Lake Station mayor gambled away campaign, food pantry cash

Feds: Lake Station mayor gambled away campaign, food pantry cash

LAKE STATION | An 11-count federal indictment filed Wednesday alleges Mayor Keith Soderquist and his wife, Deborah Soderquist, improperly used…

April 16, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Educators, law enforcement train to assess threats at schools

Educators, law enforcement train to assess threats at schools

LAKE STATION | With the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School and recent stabbings at a Pennsylvania high school in the rearview mirro…

April 16, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Auxiliary donates to SWAT team

Auxiliary donates to SWAT team

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Eggs mark the spot for a Pirate Egg Hunt

LAKE STATION | “An After Hour’s Interactive Theater Experience. . .and Egg Hunt, Of Course!” will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bell…

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Former Lake County parks exec receives Sagamore of the Wabash

Former Lake County parks exec receives Sagamore of the Wabash

When Larry Klein, former chief operating officer of the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department, retired this year after 42 years of servi…

April 14, 2014 12:00 am

Register by Monday for health info program in Lake Station

LAKE STATION | NorthShore Health Centers host Family Chats from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, 2490 Central Ave., Lake Station.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart Kiwanis Club scholaradhip applications due Friday

HOBART | The Hobart Kiwanis Club will award scholarships to students residing within the municipal boundaries of the cities of Hobart and Lake…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead Lake County

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April 12, 2014 9:00 pm

County Pipes and Drums headline National Police Week observance

County Pipes and Drums headline National Police Week observance

CROWN POINT | The Pipes and Drums of the Lake County Sheriff’s Department will be the lead band during the May National Police Week services i…

April 12, 2014 7:06 pm

Funding generated for Veterans Build Habitat home

Funding generated for Veterans Build Habitat home

MERRILLVILLE | Support is building for a project to create a new home for a veteran's family.

April 11, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Semi rollover blocks exit to Toll Road from eastbound I-94

LAKE STATION | A semi rolled over in the exit lanes from eastbound Interstate 94 to the Indiana Toll Road, losing its load and blocking the exit.

April 10, 2014 12:33 pm

Woman rescues small animal rescue to keep saving "piggies and bunnies"

Woman rescues small animal rescue to keep saving "piggies and bunnies"

When Portage resident Desiree Christian began volunteering with a small animal rescue that was soon closing its doors, she hopped into action …

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Station gas station robbed twice in one week

LAKE STATION | Rich's Gas Station was robbed at gunpoint for a second time in less than a week, Lake Station police said. 

April 08, 2014 11:00 pm

Meals on Wheels of NWI has volunteer opportunities

MERRILLVILLE | Interested and prospective volunteers are invited to a one-hour Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 10:30 a.m. Tuesda…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Death of witness postpones man's child molestation trial

CROWN POINT | The sudden death of an expert witness has postponed the child molesting trial against a Lake Station man.

March 24, 2014 8:15 pm

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.

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Youth clubs open their doors to share club experience

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana are joining more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs across the U.S. and military installations toda…

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Station EMS workers protest privatizing ambulance service

Lake Station EMS workers protest privatizing ambulance service

LAKE STATION | Medics from the Lake Station Fire Department picketed Saturday along Fairview Avenue in protest of the city’s move to privatize…

March 22, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Water could be shut off to thousands; IURC backs Gary Sanitary District billing method

GARY | The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has affirmed a Gary Sanitary District billing practice whereby residents’ utility bill paymen…

March 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Jury deliberating in Lake Station murder case

CROWN POINT | A jury began deliberating Thursday in the murder trial of a Lake Station man accused of killing his wife in September 2012.

March 20, 2014 7:49 pm

Lake Station poised to become next community to back South Shore project

LAKE STATION | Lake Station is expected to become the latest Lake County community to provide financial backing for the South Shore extension to Dyer.

March 19, 2014 9:30 pm

Mother of victim, former neighbor testify in murder trial

CROWN POINT | Sobs of a grieving mother filled the courtroom Tuesday in the murder trial of a Lake Station man charged with killing his wife i…

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NWI water rate increase will get hearing in Gary

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will conduct a public hearing on Indiana American Water Co.'s request for a rate hike at 6 p.m. Apri…

March 18, 2014 8:00 am

Lake Station man's murder trial opens

Lake Station man's murder trial opens

CROWN POINT | A jury was seated Monday in the murder trial of a Lake Station man accused of killing his wife in September 2012.

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How well do you know your public library?

Even if you use the Lake County Public Library regularly, you may not be aware of all the library has to offer.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

Meals on Wheels offers volunteer training

MERRILLVILLE | Interested and prospective volunteers are invited to attend a one-hour Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 1:30 p.m. …

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

NorthShore Health Centerr sets info on Affordable Care Act

LAKE STATION | NorthShore Health Center's certified navigators will be at the Lake Station Public Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.mn. today to pre…

March 08, 2014 12:00 am

Scrap Metal Services buy local auto parts yards

Scrap Metal Services LLC has bought auto parts scrap yards in Gary, Lake Station, Westville and DeMotte.

February 24, 2014 12:23 pm

Public input requested for Lake County parks' five-year plan

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of updating its Five-Year Parks and Recreation Open Space Plan…

February 24, 2014 12:00 am

4 nominated for Boys & Girls Club award

HOBART | The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana will host the annual Youth of the Year Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday at Avalon Manor in Hobart.

February 23, 2014 7:00 pm

NEO sponsors Affordable Healthcare Act sessions

PORTAGE | Neighbors' Educational Opportunities is sponsoring two sessions to assist people in the enrollment of health insurance through the A…

February 23, 2014 12:00 am

Fire damages Lake Station building

Fire damages Lake Station building

February 20, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Lake Station resident hit with tax fraud, ID theft charges

HAMMOND | A Lake Station man was charged in federal court Wednesday with one count of conspiracy to defraud the government by submitting false…

February 19, 2014 6:30 pm

Lke Station to hold kindergarten registration next week

LAKE STATION | Lake Station Community Schools announces a Kindergarten Registration Round-Up from 9 to 11 a.m and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday throug…

February 19, 2014 12:00 am

There's so much to do at your Lake County Public Library

Where can you get a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate every week, build complex structures out of LEGOS, travel to a far off place wit…

February 17, 2014 12:00 am

New Chicago trying to melt systemwide water main problems

NEW CHICAGO | The town's water department has continued trying to break the ice that has stopped water service to at least three homes in New …

February 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Lake officials come to rescue of frozen out Lake Station homes

LAKE STATION | Two local residents finally have running water in their homes nearly a week after frozen utility pipes left them high and dry.

February 14, 2014 9:36 am

Frozen-out customer puts New Chicago's feet to fire

NEW CHICAGO | The town is working to free up frozen water mains that have stopped water service to a number of homes in New Chicago and Lake Station.

February 11, 2014 7:30 pm

Food, nutrition program held Friday at Lake Station library

LAKE STATION | The Family Nutrition adviser from Purdue Cooperative Extension Service discusses a variety of food and nutrition topics from 11…

February 09, 2014 12:05 am

Children warm up to cube

Children warm up to cube

January 31, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Station man, 60, charged with attempted murder

CROWN POINT | A Lake Station man faces five criminal counts, including attempted murder while armed with a handgun, stemming from a domestic d…

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Man, 24, pleads guilty to molesting 15-year-old girl

CROWN POINT | A 24-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to child molesting charges involving a 15-year-old girl.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Military briefs

Three complete basic training

January 29, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Station City Court nixes Tuesday calls due to the cold

LAKE STATION | Lake Station City Court has canceled Tuesday day and evening cases because of the weather.

January 27, 2014 7:45 pm

Embrace the winter at the Lake County parks

No matter how cold it gets outdoors, the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department knows how to warm things up with fun and educational acti…

January 27, 2014 12:00 am

Red Cross blood drive to be held in memory of toddler

MERRILLVILLE | An American Red Cross blood drive in memory of Adler Shelbourne will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Field House …

January 23, 2014 12:00 am
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