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Whiting signs South Shore expansion pact

WHITING | The Whiting City Council has committed financially to the proposed expansion project for the South Shore Rail line.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Evolution Fitness

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Evolution Fitness

WINFIELD | Evolution Fitness has opened a new location in Winfield at 7954 E 108th Ave.

September 13, 2014 8:54 pm Photos

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Indiana agrees to recognize Whiting same-sex couple's marriage

HAMMOND | A federal judge on Thursday approved an agreement for Indiana to recognize the marriage of two Whiting women while the state appeals…

September 11, 2014 10:30 pm

3 suburbs have Lake E-911 over a $2.6 million barrel

CROWN POINT | Lake officials may lose $2.6 million a year in public safety funds if Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville won't merge their po…

September 11, 2014 3:55 pm

Whiting named Green Community of the Year

WHITING | The city will receive a 2014 Indiana Association of Cities and Towns Green Community of the Year Award at the association's annual c…

September 09, 2014 8:00 pm

BBB to host shredding day in Whiting

WHITING | Residents can destroy sensitive documents securely at a upcoming Better Business Bureau event. 

September 08, 2014 3:30 pm

Renovation will transform former Gun Club into lakefront restaurant

WHITING | A $3 million renovation is expected to begin soon to transform the former Gun Club building into a lakefront restaurant.

September 07, 2014 12:30 am

Robertsdale/Whiting Crime Watch will meet Thursday

WHITING | The Robertsdale/Whiting Crime Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 200 at Calumet College.

September 05, 2014 12:05 am

Whiting strikes out on Chicago Baseball Museum

WHITING | Plans to open a museum in the city that would have provided a history of all Chicago baseball teams — professional, college, Negro L…

September 03, 2014 10:00 pm

Hayride reservations offered at five Lake County parks

Reservations for tractor drawn hay rides are offered at Lemon Lake, Stoney Run, Oak Ridge Prairie, Deep River, and Buckley Homestead county pa…

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

Intergenerational golf opportunities offered at Cedar Creek

CEDAR LAKE | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department has two intergenerational golfing opportunities available at Cedar Creek Family G…

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

Some of the stories are action highlights of the competition like the winning touchdown, the perfect kill with the game on the line, the line …

September 02, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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E-911 compatible radio equipment on order for Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Officials have approved the purchase of $710,112 in new radio equipment compatible with the Lake County consolidated E-911 centr…

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

BP explosion causes sulfur dioxide release

BP officials have notified the state of Indiana that more than 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide were released into the air following an explosion …

August 28, 2014 3:55 pm Related

Whiting welcomes new firefighters

Whiting welcomes new firefighters

WHITING | The City of Whiting welcomed three new firefighters this month at the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Explosion rocks BP Whiting Refinery

WHITING | A compressor at the BP Whiting Refinery exploded about 9 p.m. Wednesday, shaking residents' homes and sending a large plume of smoke…

August 27, 2014 11:50 pm

Whiting council OKs lakefront development area

WHITING | The City Council has approved an ordinance that establishes a special lakefront development project area as a necessary step toward …

August 24, 2014 6:15 pm

Travel: Rock Hall highlights music and artists through the generations

Travel: Rock Hall highlights music and artists through the generations

Rock and roll's most formidable stories and its greatest influences of all time can be found in one spot.

August 24, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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The Week Ahead Lake County

THURSDAY

August 24, 2014 12:05 am

Reinventing the reel: Hoosier Theatre goes digital

Reinventing the reel: Hoosier Theatre goes digital

WHITING | Once a movie palace known for silent films, the Hoosier Theatre is now fitted with equipment to make the sights and sounds of Hollywood pop.

August 23, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Rains give Chalk A Lot winners fleeting fame in Whiting

Rains give Chalk A Lot winners fleeting fame in Whiting

WHITING | The rain stayed away just long enough Saturday afternoon to allow judging in the second annual Chalk A Lot festival held on 119th St…

August 23, 2014 7:05 pm Photos

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Indianapolis Boulevard renovation moving forward

Indianapolis Boulevard renovation moving forward

WHITING | The $5.4 million renovation of Indianapolis Boulevard is proceeding as scheduled, officials said.

August 23, 2014 12:15 pm Photos

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Chalk artists take to the sidewalks in Whiting

WHITING | Artists and chocolate lovers will converge as the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts its second annual Chalk A Lot festiv…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Region’s first school food pantry to expand the fight against hunger

HAMMOND | The first school food pantry in Northwest Indiana will be unveiled at noon Friday at Calumet College of St. Joseph’s Quentin P. Smit…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Talent sought for chorus and youth orchestra auditions

MUNSTER | Talented vocalists and young musicians are welcome at upcoming auditions for the Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus and Northwest Ind…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

Illinois couple tops at Pierogi Toss

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

KISS celebrates 40 Years with Decades of Decibels tour

KISS celebrates 40 Years with Decades of Decibels tour

TINLEY PARK | Forty years ago, inspired by Alice Cooper and the New York Dolls, KISS took the concert experience to all new levels featuring p…

August 17, 2014 8:20 pm Photos

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The Week Ahead - Lake County

WEDNESDAY

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

Little League, so much more than a game

Little League, so much more than a game

When Lynwood native Curtis Granderson first put on a baseball glove and cap in Little League, his parents never dreamed he would later become …

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Get a taste of what's in your own backyard at “Theatrepalooza”

MERRILLVILLE | Are you ready to be entertained? Do you need a good laugh or a moment to ponder?

August 15, 2014 12:00 am

Whiting Oilers gear up for first day of school

Whiting Oilers gear up for first day of school

WHITING | Students and parents stood in groups, along Oliver Street in Whiting, talking among themselves as they waited for school to open.

August 14, 2014 7:03 pm Photos

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State panel approves Ivy Tech lease/purchase of ALC

The State Budget Committee on Thursday approved Ivy Tech Community College's request to enter into a lease with an option to purchase the Purd…

August 14, 2014 6:42 pm Related

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Little League, so much more than a game

Little League, so much more than a game

When Lynwood native Curtis Granderson first put on a baseball glove and cap in Little League, his parents never dreamed he would later become …

August 14, 2014 2:21 pm Photos

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Oilmen go to bat for Veterans Build

Oilmen go to bat for Veterans Build

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Reptiles, music highlight Lakefront Park event in Whiting

Reptiles, music highlight Lakefront Park event in Whiting

August 13, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Whiting man, 18, charged with DUI in hit-and-run crash

Whiting man, 18, charged with DUI in hit-and-run crash

CROWN POINT | A Whiting man was charged Tuesday with 11 criminal charges after being accused of driving under the influence and being involved…

August 12, 2014 6:32 pm

Whiting ponders creating lakefront development area

WHITING | The Whiting City Council is considering an ordinance to establish a special lakefront development area to help entice future busines…

August 11, 2014 6:55 pm

Gary man airlifted after hit-run near Lowell; Whiting man faces OWI charge

Gary man airlifted after hit-run near Lowell; Whiting man faces OWI charge

WEST CREEK TOWNSHIP | An 18-year-old man was arrested Sunday after fleeing from the scene of a crash that seriously injured a Gary man and run…

August 11, 2014 6:40 pm

Chicago sailor saved shipmates in Navy's worst Korean loss

Chicago sailor saved shipmates in Navy's worst Korean loss

One of the first sights John Krilich saw when he entered a gaping hole in the USS Walke's hull on June 12, 1951, was a shipmate with a leg blown off.

August 10, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Robertsdale/Whiting Crime Watch will meet Thursday

HAMMOND | The Robertsdale/Whiting Crime Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 200 at Calumet College of St. Joseph.

August 10, 2014 12:05 am

Whiting School Board meets for budget workshop Monday

WHITING | The School City of Whiting board meets in a special budget workshop at 6 p.m. Monday.

August 10, 2014 12:05 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

WEDNESDAY

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

First babies arrive at new Community Hospital birthing center

First babies arrive at new Community Hospital birthing center

MUNSTER | It didn't take long for the stork to find the newly-expanded Community Hospital Family Birthing Center.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Meals on Wheels schedules training for new volunteers

MERRILLVILLE | Meals on Wheels invites interested volunteers candidates to attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at the Meals on…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Whiting holds open house for renovated Lakefront Park

WHITING | The City of Whiting will host an open house to honor the renovated Whiting Lakefront Park, with special entertainment by the Radio D…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

PUC hosts Stand Down for veterans and their families

GARY | Purdue University Calumet will host its third annual Stand Down from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Indiana National Guard Limited A…

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

Body found washed up on Whiting beach ID'd as missing Chicago boater

WHITING | The body of a man found washed up on Whiting Beach was positively identified as a Chicago man who went missing from a blazing boat i…

July 30, 2014 8:30 pm

Body found washed ashore on Whiting beach

WHITING | Investigators are working to determine if a body found washed ashore Monday night on a Whiting beach is that of a Chicago man missin…

July 29, 2014 6:41 pm

Excise cops cite 20 people, five businesses outside Pierogi Fest

WHITING | Indiana State Excise Police cited 20 people and five businesses Friday and Saturday outside Pierogi Fest in Whiting.

July 28, 2014 7:45 pm


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