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Free showings of "Rise Above the Mark" slated for April 30 at Chesterton and Hobart High Schools

HOBART | FREE SHOWING!!!

April 10, 2014 3:51 pm

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

GRIFFITH | The tale of Willy Wonka's magical candy factory comes to life in Griffith, Indiana this weekend. A full cast performs the character…

April 10, 2014 11:49 am Related

Michigan educators look to learn from Merrillville schools

Michigan educators look to learn from Merrillville schools

MERRILLVILLE | More than a half-dozen educators from the Michigan Department of Education and the Great Lakes Comprehensive Center are on a tw…

April 09, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

HAMMOND | Celebration of Life, a dinner by Webbhouse Inc., was held at The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2…

April 02, 2014 11:46 am

Magic with a message

Magic with a message

March 28, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

KANSAS CITY | The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce Tom Clark, a history teacher at Lake Central High School i…

March 25, 2014 4:42 pm

Everest College to add Associate Degree in Nursing Program to course offering

MERRILLIVILLE | Merrillville, Ind. – Everest College-Merrillville will add an associate degree in nursing program to its accredited curriculum…

March 24, 2014 3:33 pm

Merrillville Community Schools announces Kindergarten Spring registration

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Community School Corporation scheduled registration dates for Kindergarten classes beginning in August 2014. I…

March 24, 2014 3:27 pm

St. Mary Catholic School hosting CYO Spelling Bee April 29

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point is hosting the CYO Spelling Bee on Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 PM.  This is thei…

March 21, 2014 12:59 pm

Andrean High School principal on leave

MERRILLVILLE | The principal at Andrean High School is on a leave of absence.

March 19, 2014 5:30 pm

Hobart High School hosts college fair

Hobart High School hosts college fair

HOBART | Hobart High School hosted it's second annual sanctioned college fair on March 11. A total of 40 colleges participated in the event.

March 12, 2014 2:52 pm

Springfest helps support School City's commitment to early learning

Springfest helps support School City's commitment to early learning

HOBART | Early education is critical to the School City of Hobart and vital to fulfilling our mission. Parents As Teachers (PAT) will be celeb…

March 12, 2014 2:00 pm

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted a pai…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart High School hosts College Fair March 11

HOBART | Hobart High School will be host a College Fair on Tuesday, March 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the gymnasium, 2211 E. 10th Street.

March 06, 2014 5:07 pm

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

HOBART | Former NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) team member Michelle Ham has a great passion for education. She is even mo…

March 06, 2014 12:39 pm Photos

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Purdue Calumet working on deal to sell M'ville Academic Learning Center

MERRILLVILLE | Leaders at Purdue University Calumet say there is a buyer for the Academic Learning Center in Merrillville but the details of t…

March 04, 2014 7:08 pm

Sheriff Buncich announces college scholarship program

CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Department is providing two $500 college scholarships to local students…

February 27, 2014 1:20 pm

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted an in…

February 25, 2014 4:05 pm

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute (BNI) is bringing back its ice hockey program for the 2014-15 school year, Principal Craig Stafford announced today.

February 25, 2014 3:49 pm

Merrillville School Board reschedules meeting

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville School Board has rescheduled its March 4 meeting for March 11.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am

Nothing found during routine school drug search

MERRILLVILLE | Nothing was found when the Merrillville Community School Corp. conducted a drug search Tuesday morning at Pierce Middle School,…

February 18, 2014 3:00 pm

Pierce hands out carbon monoxide detectors during girls basketball game

Pierce hands out carbon monoxide detectors during girls basketball game

MERRILLVILLE | Monday night was the first of many Pierce Middle School after school activities that handed out carbon monoxide detectors to th…

February 14, 2014 4:53 pm Photos

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Crown Point One of Seven Northwest Indiana School Corporations to Share Major STEM Grant

Crown Point One of Seven Northwest Indiana School Corporations to Share Major STEM Grant

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community School Corporation is one of seven Northwest Indiana school corporations that will share a $450,000 federa…

February 12, 2014 1:56 am

St. Mary Catholic Community School celebrates Catholic Schools Week

St. Mary Catholic Community School celebrates Catholic Schools Week

CROWN POINT | Catholic Schools around the country celebrated Catholic Schools Week this year from January 26- February 1. Students at St. Mary…

February 05, 2014 8:03 pm

Lake County Master Gardener announce 2014-15 scholarship program

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce that they are continuing their scholarship program for the 2014-15 acad…

February 04, 2014 2:39 pm

Local educators say dumping Common Core too costly

Local educators say dumping Common Core too costly

Local Indiana school districts have spent thousands of dollars to train teachers and buy material to implement Common Core Standards in grades…

January 31, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute will conduct its second entrance exam for the Class of 2018 this Saturday, Feb. 1, at 8 a.m. at the school, 15…

January 31, 2014 12:08 pm

Mobile dentist cleans teeth, gets smiles from MIS students

Mobile dentist cleans teeth, gets smiles from MIS students

MERRILLVILLE | Smile Care Indiana: The Mobile Dentist visited Merrillville Intermediate School Wednesday. Many parents took advantage of this …

January 30, 2014 3:20 pm Photos

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St. Casimir leads NWI private schools with most vouchers

St. Casimir leads NWI private schools with most vouchers

HAMMOND | St. Casimir Catholic School may have surpassed every other region school with the most students on vouchers this school year.

January 26, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Seven area schools to share grant

Seven Northwest Indiana school districts will share a $450,000 federal Mathematics and Science Partnership grant administered by the Indiana D…

January 22, 2014 6:45 pm

St. Mary Celebration of Gifts slated for Feb. 1

St. Mary Celebration of Gifts slated for Feb. 1

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School's Home and School Association will soon proudly present "Celebration of Gifts". The event is …

January 20, 2014 3:04 pm

Schererville principal takes to the stage in "Spamalot"

Schererville principal takes to the stage in "Spamalot"

SCHERERVILLE | When Peifer Elementary School principal Doug DeLaughter isn't guiding hundreds of students during the day, he's ruling the stag…

January 16, 2014 1:00 pm Video Photos

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MHS students receive iPATCH distinction

MHS students receive iPATCH distinction

MERRILLVILLE | Nineteen students were inducted into the iPATCH student reward program at Merrillville High School on Jan. 10. Students are abl…

January 14, 2014 12:50 pm

WGU Indiana: Lose the wait

WGU Indiana: Lose the wait

As Hoosiers across the state jot down New Year's resolutions, WGU Indiana wants to encourage more than 700,000 Indiana residents who have some…

January 10, 2014 10:00 pm

It's good to be King

It's good to be King

SCHERERVILLE | These days, when Peifer Elementary principal Doug DeLaughter isn't in charge of hundreds of students during his day, he's rulin…

January 10, 2014 2:59 pm Photos

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M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

MERRILLVILLE | M & M Ross Production proudly presents "Spamalot," the obnoxiously fun tale of King Arthur and his entourage of valiant, an…

January 10, 2014 2:00 pm Video Photos

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IU Northwest to celebrate Homecoming Week Jan. 21-23

IU Northwest to celebrate Homecoming Week Jan. 21-23

GARY | The Indiana University Northwest Alumni Association and the Offices of Alumni Relations and Student Activities are proud to announce th…

December 29, 2013 11:51 pm

IUN to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with one-man play ‘Incognito’ on Jan. 22

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a presentation of “Incognito” by Michael Sidney Fo…

December 29, 2013 11:47 pm

Open public auditions for Theatre Northwest’s ‘The Miser’ set for Jan. 21-22

GARY | Theatre Northwest, the performance company of the Indiana University Northwest Department of Performing Arts, has announced open auditi…

December 29, 2013 11:42 pm

Mom’s Together Block Party slated for Jan. 3

LOWELL | Parents, Grandparents and other adults are invited to a Block Party with the young children in their lives. On Friday, Jan. 3, at 11:…

December 26, 2013 11:25 am

St. Catherine Hospital to host series of classes

EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital is offering a series of education classes and registration information. For more details, call 219-392-7786.

December 26, 2013 11:01 am

Ridge View students pay special visit to Miller's Merry Manor

Ridge View students pay special visit to Miller's Merry Manor

HOBART | The Helping Hands Club at Ridge View Elementary recently visited Miller's Merry Manor to sing Christmas carols and spread holiday cheer.

December 26, 2013 9:29 am

Valparaiso schools superintendent to retire in August

Valparaiso schools superintendent to retire in August

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Mike Berta has invested 42 years in education and will call it quits for the second t…

December 19, 2013 7:12 am

Fieler Kindergarten students learn about 2D and 3D shapes

Fieler Kindergarten students learn about 2D and 3D shapes

MERRILLVILLE | The kindergarten students at Fieler Elementary School learned about two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes in a creative …

December 18, 2013 4:20 pm Photos

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Methodist Hospitals Auxiliary awards nursing scholarships at annual luncheon

Methodist Hospitals Auxiliary awards nursing scholarships at annual luncheon

MERRILLVILLE | Two Methodist Hospitals LPNs were honored and awarded LPN to RN scholarships to complete their Registered Nursing degrees at Me…

December 18, 2013 2:56 pm

S.T.A.N.D. members mentor elementary students through Pen Pal program

S.T.A.N.D. members mentor elementary students through Pen Pal program

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville High School S.T.A.N.D.(Socially Together and Naturally Diverse) students visited with their Pen Pals from John Woo…

December 18, 2013 2:32 pm

Purdue Calumet salutes December grads

Purdue Calumet salutes December grads

HAMMOND | Congressman Pete Visclosky on Tuesday encouraged Purdue University Calumet graduates to remain in the region and use their talents t…

December 17, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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MIS collects $1,160 for Toys for Tots

MIS collects $1,160 for Toys for Tots

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville Intermediate School students collected $1,160 for Toys for Tots. The homeroom that collected the most money will r…

December 17, 2013 1:05 pm Photos

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St. Mary students perform during intermission of Holiday Pops concert

St. Mary students perform during intermission of Holiday Pops concert

CROWN POINT | St. Mary's of Crown Point students Nina, Alyssa, Emma and Gabriel Vivo recently sang during intermission at the Northwest Indian…

December 17, 2013 8:00 am

HMS students show appreciation for student/teacher Chrissy Kvachkoff

HMS students show appreciation for student/teacher Chrissy Kvachkoff

HOBART | Students and teachers from the Wells block surprise student/teacher Chrissy Kvachkoff with a special send off at Hobart Middle School…

December 16, 2013 11:03 am


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