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Man charged in police chase near County Line Orchard

CROWN POINT | A Schererville man who led police on a chase from County Line Orchard to a cornfield was formally charged Tuesday.

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New Cubs hitting coach embraces space-age approach

New Cubs hitting coach embraces space-age approach

SCHERERVILLE | If you don't think baseball has become more like rocket science, then you never heard new Cubs hitting coach John Mallee talk a…

October 29, 2014 12:00 am

E-911 summit is put on hold

CROWN POINT | County and suburban officials are postponing a meeting to work out a deal to merge police, fire and emergency medical service di…

October 28, 2014 6:58 pm

Tri Town Safety Village hosts scores of kids at Halloween haunt

Tri Town Safety Village hosts scores of kids at Halloween haunt

SCHERERVILLE | More than 1,000 ghosts, goblins, witches and superheroes visited Tri Town Safety Village Saturday as community leaders, busines…

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Legacy Foundation awards $760,000+ in grants to nonprofits

Legacy Foundation awards $760,000+ in grants to nonprofits

MERRILLVILLE | Lake County’s Legacy Foundation funded grants totaling $762,239 this year to Lake County nonprofit organizations that enhance t…

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Students mark Respect Life Week

Students mark Respect Life Week

October 27, 2014 12:00 am

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Flooring America, Schererville

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Flooring America, Schererville

Walking comfortably among the aisles of carpets, tiles and wall coverings in his newest storefront, 67-year-old Rick Warman reminisces about t…

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Lake Cetral pumps bucks into tech upgrades

ST. JOHN | The Lake Central School Corp. has pumped more than $2 million into technology upgrades district-wide over the past year.

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

Five region House races drawing last-minute donations

INDIANAPOLIS | Big money is pouring into Northwest Indiana's competitive state House races as Democrats and Republicans ready their final pitc…

October 25, 2014 9:00 pm

Last chance to enter NWI Communities Halloween contests

Last chance to enter NWI Communities Halloween contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

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October 24, 2014 1:21 pm

Home team claims title

Home team claims title

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

St. John tabs two for alternate E-911 dispatch site

ST. JOHN | The Town Council made contingency plans Thursday in the event talks fail to unite St. John and two other holdout communities in a c…

October 23, 2014 9:40 pm

County, suburban E-911 deal may be patched together

County, suburban E-911 deal may be patched together

CROWN POINT | Three suburbs reluctant to join Lake County's E-911 communications network may sign up after all, if county officials offer writ…

October 23, 2014 6:45 pm

Boutique and home decor store expanding to Valpo

Boutique and home decor store expanding to Valpo

Valparaiso's newest boutique and home decor store wants to paint the town Burgundy, French Linen, Napoleonic Blue, Chateau Grey and even Barce…

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Lake Central students to trick or treat for food donations

ST. JOHN | The Educational Theatre Association and the   participation of

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Fall fun and fundraisers planned for Schererville

Leaves are changing colors and dropping to the ground, we have had a frost, and any hope that summer may show up this year is gone. But, here …

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Truck manager finds good health requires commitment

Truck manager finds good health requires commitment

SCHERERVILLE | What do you get when you combine smart eating and a motivated, focused workout routine with a dash of extraordinary common sens…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

At the Cedar Lake branch of the Lake County Public Library, we often add the catch phrase, ‘It’s Always Fun @ the Library!’ to our handouts.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Fair boosts disease research

Fair boosts disease research

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October 19, 2014 12:05 am

Portions of Main Street closed to traffic starting Monday

MUNSTER | Beginning Monday, Main Street will be closed to traffic for one week from the Pennsy-Greenway bike path east to Indianapolis Boulevard.

October 18, 2014 4:47 pm

Share your story of breast cancer survival

Share your story of breast cancer survival

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Each year over …

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NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

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Hamm: No more waste district credit cards without board approval

Lake County's solid waste district chairman admonished the agency's acting director this week to hold off on any new credit card applications …

October 17, 2014 4:57 pm

Warning issued over turf war at Schererville polling place

SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County elections board has put a local Democrat on temporary job probation as a poll worker for the unauthorized remov…

October 17, 2014 4:29 pm

Waste district votes to park take-home vehicles

Waste district votes to park take-home vehicles

The Lake County solid waste district board voted 12-2 on Thursday to immediately park all five of its employee take-home vehicles.

October 16, 2014 9:00 pm

Lake County votes to hire 105 public safety dispatchers

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials invited 105 police, fire and emergency medical dispatch staff members Thursday to work for the county's ne…

October 16, 2014 12:30 pm

Police raise Special Olympics funds Saturday at Red Robin

SCHERERVILLE | Schererville police officers will be at the Schererville Red Robin from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday to participate in the Red Robin Ti…

October 16, 2014 12:05 am

Local education groups unite to host documentary screening

Two local teachers’ associations are joining efforts to promote the cause of public education with a viewing of an award-winning documentary.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Damage to cooling system will close Deep River Ice Skating Plaza this winter

MERRILLVILLE | While preparing for the opening of the Deep River Ice Skating Plaza at Deep River Waterpark, Lake County Parks and Recreation D…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Foreclosure case filed against Family Christian Center pastor

CROWN POINT | Only a few months after reports that Indiana's largest megachurch was digging itself out of a financial hole, Family Christian C…

October 15, 2014 7:47 pm

Library dedicated to educating community

Library dedicated to educating community

Regardless of age or income, the library is a place dedicated to educating everyone who walks in the door, says Jennifer Burnison, marketing m…

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Food options abound in Merrillville

Whether you’re looking to grab a freshly made taco or want a higher-end steak dinner, there are dozens of dining options in Merrillville from …

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Merrillville home to numerous medical facilities

Merrillville home to numerous medical facilities

Merrillville is home to numerous doctors offices and clinics, as well as home to one of the largest hospitals in Lake County.

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Historical Society offers new favorites and old standards

Historical Society offers new favorites and old standards

If you’re looking for some Merrillville nostalgia or learn a little bit about the history of the Region, the Merrillville Ross Township Histor…

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Merrillville boasts state-of-the-art planetarium

For more than 40 years, students from around Northwest Indiana have had one of the best planetariums in the area at their fingertips. 

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Star Plaza Theatre continues to attract well-known acts

Star Plaza Theatre continues to attract well-known acts

For more than 30 years, Merrillville’s Star Plaza Theatre has been the stage to some epic performances and has hosted stars before they were w…

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Ross Music Theater inspired by visionary

Ross Music Theater inspired by visionary

In 1964, Jerry Reinhart dreamed of creating a theater and a theater program at Merrillville High School that was a cut above what was availabl…

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STAND club promotes diversity

STAND club promotes diversity

For more than 15 years, Merrillville students have had the opportunity to work together to create a diverse environment within the school district.

October 15, 2014 11:09 am

Merrillville offers numerous specialty businesses

Merrillville offers numerous specialty businesses

Located amid technical schools, lawyer’s offices and apartment complexes, Merrillville has a variety of family-owned businesses.

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Evening event celebrates 25 years of fine arts

Evening event celebrates 25 years of fine arts

MUNSTER | The Center for Visual and Performing Arts will mark its 25th anniversary Thursday with an evening celebrating the fine arts. Proceed…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Humane Society to host National Feral Cat Day event

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host a free event Thursday for participants to construct a feral cat shelter. This event is one of …

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

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Veteran Lake Central teacher Clark receives national VFW award

Veteran Lake Central teacher Clark receives national VFW award

ST. JOHN | National, state and local Veterans of Foreign Wars leaders have honored Lake Central High School teacher Tom Clark with dual honors.

October 12, 2014 6:08 pm

S'ville police host Coffee with a Cop Oct. 20 at restaurant

SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Police Departments hosts Coffee with a Cop from 8 to 10 a.m. Oct. 20 at Round the Clock Restaurant, 909 W. Lin…

October 12, 2014 12:05 am

Pace remains strong at Shops on Main

SCHERERVILLE | The pace remains steady at the Shops on Main, officials said.

October 11, 2014 12:15 pm

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October 11, 2014 12:05 am

Device enables girl to 'speak' for first time since she was a toddler

Device enables girl to 'speak' for first time since she was a toddler

Mimi Burke doesn't remember the sound of her 12-year-old daughter Sophia's voice.

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Livestock leaders provide industry overview

SCHERERVILLE | Modern livestock production, notably dairy and pig farms, creates economic development throughout Northwest Indiana, according …

October 10, 2014 3:20 pm


About Schererville

Town of Schererville

10 E. Joliet Street Schererville, IN 46375
219.322.2211
219.865.5515 (Fax)

Police Department

25 East Joliet Street Schererville, IN 46375
219.322.5000
Fax: 219.865.5529

Fire Department

1650 Cline Avenue Schererville, IN 46375
219.322.2599
Fax: 219.865.5506

Parks and Recreation

Office in Rohrman Park
219.865.5530
219.865.5534 (Fax)

Lake Central School Corporation

Kay Trapp Administration Center
8260 Wicker Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
Phone: 219.365.8507