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Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark enthusiasm for their cu…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Purdue Calumet honors fitness management students

Purdue Calumet honors fitness management students

HAMMOND | Four Purdue University Calumet fitness management students have received 2014-15 scholarships awarded by the university’s Department…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Corn Roast organizers seek vendors/sponsors

ST. JOHN | Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to showcase themselves in front of the Tri-town community as a vendor or sponsor …

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Backpack giveaway benefits 100,000 schoolchildren in U.S.

Schoolchildren in Northwest Indiana will benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Documents about blood-alcohol content in fatal crash will be allowed in court

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Criminal Court judge will allow crucial police documents to be presented during the trial of a man accused of driv…

July 23, 2014 8:04 pm

Don't let summer go by without a visit to the library for books and movies

What's on your “To-Do” list this month? Are you saving your vacation for the closing days of summer, or are you already gearing up for back-to…

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

NWI Communities and The Theatre at the Center collaborated for the NWI Communities Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest. Both Anita Beezhold,…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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St. John variance for home's sport court

ST. JOHN | LeBron James won't be coming to play basketball in St. John, but, if he were, the Sahi home on Winding Trail might be the court fit…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Trial date set for former Highland teacher accused of sexual misconduct

CROWN POINT | A former Highland High School teacher and coach charged in late 2011 with six felony counts of inappropriate relationships with …

July 18, 2014 11:15 pm

St. John Chamber of Commerce rewards local graduates

St. John Chamber of Commerce rewards local graduates

ST. JOHN | The St. John Chamber of Commerce recently awarded three, $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from St. John, Linds…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Senior living complex gets final OK from St. John

ST. JOHN | Plans for the first phase of the $50 million Park Place of St. John were approved Wednesday by the town's Plan Commission, and the …

July 16, 2014 9:08 pm

Cultural pageant about self esteem, talent secondary

Cultural pageant about self esteem, talent secondary

EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark a younger enthusiasm fo…

July 15, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Two educators participate in the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute

Two local educators are among those involved in the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute and are mentors in the program this week.

July 14, 2014 6:05 pm

St. John buying land for a dog park

St. John buying land for a dog park

ST. JOHN | The town wants to buy an 8.5-acre parcel that will more than quadruple the size of Homestead Acres II and turn it into a dog park.

July 14, 2014 5:15 pm

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

HOBART | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana honored its volunteers this spring at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the good work they do…

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Study: NWI communities among most desirable in state

Study: NWI communities among most desirable in state

A recent study by NerdWallet places St. John, Dyer, Cedar Lake, Crown Point and Munster in Indiana's top 20 desirable places for homeowners.

July 12, 2014 8:24 pm

St. John ready to accept paving bids

ST. JOHN | The town no longer owns its roads. Sort of.

July 10, 2014 8:16 pm

Officials: Dyer pedestrian who was run over after hitting driver died

DYER | A Dyer man died Wednesday night after he jumped onto the running board of a pickup truck, struck the driver, fell off and was run over,…

July 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Family enjoys Festival of the Lakes Special Person’s day

Family enjoys Festival of the Lakes Special Person’s day

Evelyn Wilson, who has three special needs children, says her family appreciates all the city of Hammond and the many volunteers do to help th…

July 09, 2014 2:56 pm

Hammond arts community thriving

Hammond arts community thriving

Whether at Towle Theater or Paul Henry’s Art Gallery or through the efforts of Books, Brushes and Bands for Education theater and the arts are…

July 09, 2014 2:56 pm Photos

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Hammond Marina and Wolf Lake Pavilion offer summer fun for the entire family

Hammond Marina and Wolf Lake Pavilion offer summer fun for the entire family

Hammond Marina Coordinator Susan Tabers said there will be plenty of family fun at the marina this summer.

July 09, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Hammond College Bound Scholarship Program benefits local families

Hammond College Bound Scholarship Program benefits local families

Hammond’s College Bound Scholarship Program has saved city families hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition.

July 09, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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Adoption Event Planned for Firefighters at Humane Society in Munster

Adoption Event Planned for Firefighters at Humane Society in Munster

HIGHLAND | Humane Society Calumet Area (HSCA) will host an adoption event Saturday, July 12 with adoption fees waived for firefighters as part…

July 09, 2014 9:01 am

Hammond officials say economic development is thriving

Hammond officials say economic development is thriving

Africa Tarver, Director of Economic Development and Phil Taillon, Executive Director of Planning and Development in Hammond say economic devel…

July 09, 2014 8:45 am Photos

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Hammond woman grateful for Hammond Parks Program

Hammond woman grateful for Hammond Parks Program

Evelyn Wilson says the Hammond Parks Summer Program has been extremely beneficial for her three special needs children.

July 09, 2014 7:15 am Photos

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Revitalization, restaurants, shops and festivals attract new residents to Hammond

Revitalization, restaurants, shops and festivals attract new residents to Hammond

New Hammond residents Rick Soria and Scott Fech were drawn to the city because of its revitalization, restaurants, shops, festivals and proxim…

July 09, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Festival of the Lakes Schedule: Something for everyone

Festival of the Lakes Schedule: Something for everyone

Music in the Air

July 09, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Promoting good health in Hammond

Promoting good health in Hammond

A healthy city is important because good health enables clear thinking, which makes for better life choices, increased self-esteem and sets a …

July 09, 2014 3:00 am Photos

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Lake County Public Library conducting online survey

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is conducting an online survey through July 21 to find out how patrons use the library’s compute…

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

4 area communities among safest in Indiana

Four Northwest Indiana communities were among the top 10 safest communities in Indiana in a ranking done by Movoto, the real estate research site.

July 08, 2014 7:00 pm

Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

The Purdue University Dance Team, 22 strong, traveled to Daytona Beach, Fla. this spring to compete in the National Dance Alliance College Dan…

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Spend this summer at the Lake County parks

Spend summer with the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

CALUMET CITY | If you need help building a camp fire or starting a community service project, call the Wojciks.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm

Scouts offer fun and warmth

Scouts offer fun and warmth

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Woman claiming to be roughed up by cops sues Hobart

HAMMOND | A woman claiming she was roughed up by Hobart police is suing the city’s department.

July 04, 2014 6:35 pm

St. John joins S'ville, Cedar Lake in E-911 pact

ST. JOHN | By a 3-2 vote, the St. John Council agreed at a special meeting Tuesday to join the interlocal with Schererville and Cedar Lake for…

July 01, 2014 8:45 pm

Judge rules against former Lake Central bus driver

HAMMOND | A federal judge has ruled against a former Lake Central bus driver in her wrongful termination lawsuit against the Lake Central School Corp.

June 30, 2014 8:15 pm

Hot water heater malfunction temporarily closes St. John library

ST. JOHN | A burst valve on a hot water heater Sunday flooded a back room at the St. John branch of the Lake County Public Library, forcing it…

June 30, 2014 11:10 am

Art lovers sparkle like emeralds

Art lovers sparkle like emeralds

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

HOBART | The Lake County Public Library Foundation recognized first-place winners of its annual Read-a-Thon at the awards ceremony at Avalon M…

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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June 29, 2014 12:05 am

St. John acts on road bond measures

ST. JOHN | The town is several steps closer to issuing $5.2 million in bonds to pay for about 20 miles of road improvements.

June 26, 2014 8:27 pm

Adult learners can apply for several scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation will begin accepting online scholarship applications Tuesday for the Women’s Giving Circle …

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

NBA hopefuls Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary entering a new chapter in their lives

NBA hopefuls Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary entering a new chapter in their lives

Invitations to the 2014 NBA Draft Turnabout will be handed out tonight as Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary wait by the phone for a call to …

June 25, 2014 11:45 pm Related

Senior living complex in St. John may start in fall

Senior living complex in St. John may start in fall

ST. JOHN | If final plans are approved as expected by the town's Plan Commission next week, construction could begin by fall on the first phas…

June 25, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Highland Redevelopment Commission accomplishes much with help from many volunteers

Highland Redevelopment Commission accomplishes much with help from many volunteers

Once again, it has been a busy fruitful year for the Highland Redevelopment Commission with many accomplishments director Cecile L. Petro says.

June 25, 2014 5:44 pm Photos

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Highland residents love their community

Highland residents love their community

When it comes to places to live and work, residents say Highland is the best.

June 25, 2014 5:44 pm Photos

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Highland 4th of July Festival sponsored by the Highland Council of Community Events

Highland 4th of July Festival sponsored by the Highland Council of Community Events

The Fourth of July Festival kicks off at Main Square Park and features:

June 25, 2014 5:44 pm Photos

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New Highland School Superintendent finds job rewarding and challenging

New Highland School Superintendent finds job rewarding and challenging

HIGHLAND - Brian Smith says his first year as Highland School Superintendent has really gone well.

June 25, 2014 5:44 pm Photos

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Highland sees surge in new businesses during the past year

Highland sees surge in new businesses during the past year

While many Northwest towns and cities struggle to attract new businesses, this past year 19 companies have made Highland their new home and a …

June 25, 2014 5:44 pm Photos

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219.365.6032
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Parks and Recreation

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Lake Central School Corporation

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8260 Wicker Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
Phone: 219.365.8507