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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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St. John clerk ordered to permit staff cooperation with town officials

ST. JOHN | St. John Clerk-Treasurer Sherry Sury is under court order to permit her staff to cooperate with town officials while she is out sick.

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Mount Carmel freshmen participate in IMPACT service learning program

Mount Carmel freshmen participate in IMPACT service learning program

CHICAGO | Mount Carmel High School freshmen students participated in the school’s inaugural weeklong service learning program, IMPACT, aimed a…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

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

Site work begins on Park Place of St. John

ST. JOHN | A formal groundbreaking earlier this month marked the start of work on the $50 million Park Place of St. John senior living complex.

October 22, 2014 7:00 pm

Lake Federal Bank to launch mobile banking

Lake Federal Bank to launch mobile banking

HAMMOND | A bank that started in Hammond's Hessville neighborhood 57 years ago has added branches in Highland, St. John and, later this week, …

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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

Hundreds toting lanterns support blood cancers fight

CROWN POINT | As many as 600 walkers lit a dark, damp Saturday evening at the Lake County Fairgrounds with lanterns signifying their support f…

October 18, 2014 6:16 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…

October 18, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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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

Youth ensemble presents musical at Towle Theater

HAMMOND | The Towle Youth Theater Ensemble's newest musical production, "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?" by John Powers,open…

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

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

Riah Salon holding cut-a-thon for charity Sunday in St. John

ST. JOHN | Riah Salon holds a cut-a-thon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to raise money for Rett Syndrome Awareness month.

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

VFW sponsors audio/essay contest for students

ST. JOHN | St. John VFW Post 717 and its Ladies Auxiliary are hosting a VFW Patriotic Audio/Essay Contest offering two scholarship opportuniti…

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

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…

October 15, 2014 11:09 am Photos

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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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St. John Girl Scout earns Gold Award

St. John Girl Scout earns Gold Award

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

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

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…

October 13, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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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

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.

October 10, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Golfers provide 'Hope Fore Kids'

Golfers provide 'Hope Fore Kids'

October 10, 2014 12:00 am

St. John radio equipment compatible with consolidated E-911

ST. JOHN | New police and fire radio equipment compatible with Lake County's consolidated E-911 dispatch system has been delivered to the town…

October 09, 2014 9:55 pm

Making their pay grade

Making their pay grade

October 09, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Lake Central volleyball team tries to Bump Out cancer

ST. JOHN | Once again, the Lake Central High School  volleyball team will be dedicating a night to "Bump Out Cancer." This match, played again…

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

Schererville elementary school has 129 students out sick

SCHERERVILLE | More than 25 percent of the youngsters at Peifer Elementary School were out ill Wednesday.

October 08, 2014 3:55 pm

Silver Bell Club 2365 treats veterans to Washington D.C. trip

Silver Bell Club 2365 treats veterans to Washington D.C. trip

CROWN POINT |  Silver Bell Club 2365, of the Polish National Alliance treated 49 area veterans to a four-day trip to Washington D.C. in August…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake commissioner floats E-911 peace plan

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Commissioner formally offered concessions Monday to Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville to resolve an impasse ov…

October 06, 2014 7:45 pm

St. John man expected to admit his role in loan scheme

HAMMOND | A local businessman is expected to plead guilty in connection with a home loan scheme that allegedly bilked lenders out of $2.5 million.

October 06, 2014 7:00 pm

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…

October 05, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Planned $2.5 million project adds sewer capacity, paves way for growth

ST. JOHN | A plan to replace an aging lift station early next year will more than double sewer system capacity on the southwest side of town a…

October 04, 2014 6:59 pm

Lake County E-911 costs add up to a lot of grief

CROWN POINT | The cost of consolidating and upgrading Lake public safety communications has helped drive three suburban community away from th…

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Former Hammond Baptist Church deacon sentenced for defrauding investors

RALEIGH, N.C. | A former Hammond Baptist Church deacon was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $16.5 million…

October 03, 2014 6:30 pm

Attorney General hopes to connect E-911 opponents

Feuding local government officials may resolve a public safety communications crisis by sitting down talking to one another.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell man charged with battery, intimidation in Schererville incident

SCHERERVILLE | Police said a Lowell man slashed tires on his ex-girlfriend's car, beat up a friend who confronted him and fled from officers.

October 02, 2014 11:30 am

German heritage celebrated at annual St. John Oktoberfest

German heritage celebrated at annual St. John Oktoberfest

ST. JOHN | St. John the Evangelist Parish will host its eighth annual Oktoberfest from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, and noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sun…

October 02, 2014 12:00 am

Kilkenny addition endorsed; objections will be addressed?

ST. JOHN | The Plan Commission on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a 15-home addition to Kilkenny Estates subdivision over the objection…

October 01, 2014 10:00 pm


About St. John

Town Hall

10955 W. 93rd Avenue St. John, IN 46373
219.365.6465
219.558.2078 (Fax)

Police Department

11033 W. 93rd Avenue St. John, IN 46373
219.365.6032
Fax: 219.558.2166

Fire Department

11033 W. 93rd Avenue St. John, IN 46373
219.365.6034
Fax: 219.558.2080

Parks and Recreation

9350 Hack St., Bldg 2 St. John, IN 46373
219.365.6465
219.558.2032 (Fax)

Lake Central School Corporation

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

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