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Munster future hinges on schools, redevelopment

Munster future hinges on schools, redevelopment

MUNSTER | If Munster is going to have a prosperous future, it truly starts with the schools.

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Frank Hammond Elementary one of 8 Indiana Blue Ribbon schools

Munster's Frank H. Hammond Elementary School is one of eight Indiana schools recognized Tuesday as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014.

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'Vets helping vets': Memorial ride draws nearly 3,000 motorcyclists

'Vets helping vets': Memorial ride draws nearly 3,000 motorcyclists

HIGHLAND | The roar of motorcycles filled Wicker Park on Sunday morning as nearly 3,000 participants began the Victory for Veterans Memorial R…

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The Week Ahead Lake County

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September 28, 2014 12:05 am

Healing garden renamed for woman of grace and dignity

Healing garden renamed for woman of grace and dignity

MUNSTER | Wanting to honor the memory of his wife, a who battled cancer with grace and dignity, Jerry Franklin knew the perfect place – one th…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Munster officials consider moving stop sign at Broadmoor, Howard avenues

MUNSTER | Town officials are considering moving a stop sign at the intersection of Broadmoor and Howard avenues over to Tapper Avenue.

September 27, 2014 10:56 pm

New Munster superintendent digging out of the red

New Munster superintendent digging out of the red

MUNSTER | Munster schools Superintendent Jeffrey Hendrix has a plan to get the district out of the red and keep it out.

September 27, 2014 9:00 pm

Feds: Munster accountant stole from doctor to gamble at casinos

Feds: Munster accountant stole from doctor to gamble at casinos

HAMMOND | The owner of a Munster accounting firm was accused of stealing about $660,000 from a physician's account to gamble at local casinos.

September 26, 2014 1:00 pm Related

Munster hires new town manager

MUNSTER | The Town Council looked to Greenwich, Conn., for Munster’s new town manager, formally offering 34-year-old Dustin Anderson the job d…

September 25, 2014 10:30 pm

Computer recycling creates job for TradeWinds workers with special needs

Computer recycling creates job for TradeWinds workers with special needs

MUNSTER | Properly recycling computer equipment creates security for the donors, an eco-friendly solution to dumping in landfills and, for tho…

September 25, 2014 8:30 pm

Lake assessor candidates will debate Tuesday

MUNSTER | The debate between the Democratic and Republican candidates for Lake County assessor is back on.

September 25, 2014 8:15 pm

Turn in unwanted medicines Saturday at police stations

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is encouraging Hoosiers to drop off unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter pills Saturd…

September 25, 2014 12:05 am

Salvation Army hosts flea market Saturday in Munster

MUNSTER | The Salvation Army hosts a flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 8226 Columbia Ave., Munster.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County preschool leaders meet in Indy to share strategies

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's pilot preschool program inched closer to reality Wednesday as community leaders from the five selected counties, incl…

September 24, 2014 8:00 pm

Firefighters train for real thing

Firefighters train for real thing

September 24, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 81: The Center for Visual and Performing Arts

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 81: The Center for Visual and Performing Arts

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts on Ridge Road in Munster is a jewel in Lake County. The multipurpose facility opened in 1989 and was…

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

Educating NWI about the Holocaust

Educating NWI about the Holocaust

MUNSTER | Teaching today’s students about the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and genocide provides challenges for educators at all levels.

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Munster expects to name new town manager Thursday

MUNSTER | Town officials have identified the person who likely will become Munster’s new town manager.

September 23, 2014 7:09 pm

Munster poised to OK costly repairs to Centennial Park clubhouse

MUNSTER | It’s time for the Munster Town Council to make decisions on Centennial Park clubhouse repairs.

September 23, 2014 7:00 pm

Rosh Hashana heralds beginning of High Holy Days

Rosh Hashana heralds beginning of High Holy Days

At sundown Wednesday, the most sacred 10 days in Jewish spiritual life begin as Rosh Hashana ushers in the Jewish New Year with traditions tha…

September 23, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Illinois man charged in Munster armed robberies

MUNSTER | An Illinois man is accused of being involved in two separate armed robberies at an area T-Mobile store where more than $115,000 wort…

September 23, 2014 5:47 pm

They Target teamwork

They Target teamwork

September 23, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Hoosiers tell feds HIP 2.0 not good enough

Hoosiers tell feds HIP 2.0 not good enough

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers overwhelmingly told federal health officials they oppose Gov. Mike Pence's proposed Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 alternati…

September 22, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Taking large steps to end homelessness

Taking large steps to end homelessness

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Educators invited to Financial Literacy Fair

MERRILLVILLE | All educators in areas where Centier Bank has a presence are invited to attend the ninth annual Financial Literacy Fair for Edu…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Pedaling fundraisers

Pedaling fundraisers

September 21, 2014 6:32 pm Photos

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Foster homes needed for pets

MUNSTER | Safe Haven Rescue & Adoption is in need of some dedicated foster homes for its small dogs in Munster and surrounding areas. The …

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Preschoolers go red, white and blue at St. Thomas More

Preschoolers go red, white and blue at St. Thomas More

September 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Waste board begins process to find new director

CROWN POINT | Fewer night meetings and less credit card use may be on tap for the Lake County Solid Waste Management District in the wake of t…

September 18, 2014 10:02 pm

Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

HAMMOND | A man was fired from his job and his bond was revoked in a criminal case this week after he made comments on Facebook advocating vio…

September 18, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Cubs prospect pitches in to support special needs

Cubs prospect pitches in to support special needs

Chicago Cubs prospect and Highland native Jordan Minch has pitched in numerous high pressure situations throughout his career, but never as ne…

September 18, 2014 6:00 pm Video Photos

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Munster man expected to serve 11 years under OWI plea agreement

Munster man expected to serve 11 years under OWI plea agreement

CROWN POINT | A Munster man is expected to be sentenced to 11 years in prison after admitting Thursday to drunken driving and causing a crash …

September 18, 2014 2:40 pm

South Shore Arts hosts fall classes in Munster, Crown Point and Hammond

South Shore Arts hosts fall classes in Munster, Crown Point and Hammond

South Shore Arts will begin its fall term of classes the week of Oct. 6 at its locations in Munster, Crown Point and Hammond.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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'Crazy' Munster family to 'Feud' on Friday

'Crazy' Munster family to 'Feud' on Friday

MUNSTER | In the tubs full of blue oval name tags with yellow lettering, there are Jens, Brandons, Steves and Carls. But, there are no Deletas.

September 17, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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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

Registration open for the 10th annual Hospice Hustle

MUNSTER | Hospice of the Calumet Area offers online registration for its 10th annual Hospice Hustle cycling event.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Challenger Learning Center to host Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will host the third annual Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk on Sunday. Beginning at 9 a…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Education through Theater Workshops offer variety

MUNSTER | Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road,  will host a variety of fall workshops for young theater enthusiasts. The workshops will pro…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Free programs and support groups serve cancer patients

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit programs and support groups for those with …

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Centennial Park clubhouse fix will be pricy

MUNSTER | The good news is there are ways to fix the shifting and buckling Centennial Park clubhouse built on top of the town’s old landfill. …

September 16, 2014 10:00 pm

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

Raise a glass to support Alzheimer's & Dementia Services

MUNSTER | On Thursday, September 18th, there will be A Raise A Glass fundraiser hosted by Arden Courts and Comfort Keepers from 6 to 9 p.m. Th…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Northcote Bridge work plugs last hole in dike for Munster

MUNSTER | Raising the Northcote Avenue Bridge over the Little Calumet River will close the “last hole in the dike” through Munster,” says Town…

September 14, 2014 8:00 pm

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Munster plans to tackle Centennial Park clubhouse woes

MUNSTER | Town officials have some big decisions to make about repairs to the sinking and shifting Centennial Park clubhouse.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Town marshal starts on the job in Winfield

Town marshal starts on the job in Winfield

WINFIELD | Veteran police officer Daniel Ball's latest law enforcement role was an opportunity he couldn't pass up.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Order mums by Monday, buy books this week

MUNSTER | Orders for the Humane Society Calumet Area’s mum sale fundraiser are due Monday.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Salon Show opens today with awards reception

MUNSTER | The 71st annual South Shore Arts Salon Show opens Sunday at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, and runs thr…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

School leaders take stock of students

School leaders take stock of students

School superintendents across Northwest Indiana and the state took a tally of each student enrolled in school Friday for the first ADM or Aver…

September 12, 2014 1:06 pm Photos

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