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Paint the Parks, a traveling exhibit highlighting U.S.A.’s national parks through art, will open at the Indiana Welcome Center on Friday, and run through Sept. 26. During the exhibit, visitors will see approximately 100 paintings of landscape…
Be sure to pick up Sunday's edition of The Times to read Marc Chase's column about the forgiving spirit of St. John resident Bill Marvel, who, though his son lost his ability to walk in 1987 due to a drunk driver, and his wife, Sandra, died i…
MOROCCO | Fire crews on Tuesday recovered the body of a Hammond man believed to have drowned Saturday in JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area.
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales in June were on a par with the robust sales of last summer, with overall sales dropping a slight 3.1 percent as compared to June 2013, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
MOROCCO | Recovery crews planned to continue searching until dark Monday for the body of a Hammond man believed to have drowned last weekend in JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area.
MOROCCO | Rescuers continued searching Sunday for a Hammond man who went missing the night before in water at JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife area in Newton County, officials said.
The three-day Pierogi Fest will take over downtown Whiting’s 119th Street on Friday through July 27. Enjoy a weekend full of delicious pierogi, five stages of entertainment, the International Polka Parade, a pierog toss, a pierog eating conte…
Indiana's unemployment rate rose by 0.2 percentage points to 5.9 percent, despite a gain of 10,000 private-sector jobs in June, because more people returned to the workforce.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Youth Institute invites community and faith-based nonprofit organizations in Indiana serving children and youth to apply for assistance to improve their current effectiveness and their capacity to serve in the future.
A beach hazards statement remains in effect through Tuesday night for Lake Michigan beaches in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is teaming up with five local media outlets to promote VFRs, Visiting Friends and Relatives through contests.
Farm-to-table is a pretty popular concept these days, and a new restaurant takes it about as far as it can go, growing and raising almost all its food right outside.
The Times Media Co. and its BusINess Magazine are accepting nominations through July 31for the annual 20 Under 40 Awards.
The South Shore Regional Car Show from 3 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Fair Oaks Farms will feature hundreds of antique and classic cars, a DJ and music, an appearance by Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders and the Colts In Motion traveling museum, a…
The 10,000 NIPSCO customers remaining without power more than 48 hours after powerful storms and two tornadoes ripped through Northwest Indiana should have had it restored by late Thursday night.
Days after powerful storms tore through the region, 18,500 NIPSCO customers remained without power Wednesday night and officials confirmed one tornado southeast of Lowell and another near DeMotte.
The 43,000 NIPSCO customers still without power Tuesday night following strong overnight storms could have to wait several days to see it restored, utility representatives said.
Two lines of powerful storms battered the region late Monday as emergency responders scrambled to deal with damage caused by high winds, lighting and heavy rain.
Celebrate the Independence Day weekend at the annual Cedar Lake Summerfest at the Park of the Rec Cedars, 7408 Constitution Ave. Attendees can enjoy live entertainment, amusement rides, games and contests, a car show, fireworks and much more …
The same-sex marriage mill has been busy in Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties. Rural Jasper and Newton County officials still were waiting for their first couples, after a federal judge Wednesday ruled Indiana's ban on same-sex matrimony was …
GARY | The Aliveness Project of Northwest Indiana will host a “Take the Test, Take Control” event Friday aimed at testing as many people for HIV as possible.
ROSELAWN | A Lake Village woman was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries Monday after a crash at Ind. 10 and Ind. 55 near Roselawn, police said.
FAIR OAKS | At least 10 inches of rain in the past 30 days grounded what was to be the 2014 South Shore Air Show at its new venue here, tourism officials said.
Indiana secured $3.2 million to help out-of-work people find new jobs.
Parking tickets, Fair Oaks Farms tour tickets and hotel packages for the South Shore Air Show on July 11-13 are now available. Create a weekend getaway and purchase parking passes for the Air Show by visiting www.southshoreairshow.com. Parkin…
Indiana's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate remained flat at 5.7 percent last month, but joblessness crept up in Northwest Indiana.
Thunderstorms brought lightning and rain to the region Thursday night, flooding roads and knocking out power.
Join the 49er Drive-In in Valparaiso as it presents Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band for a Live at the Drive-In Music Series show Thursday from Fort Worth, Tex.
INDIANAPOLIS | Many Northwest Indiana school corporations will be getting or keeping a school resource officer this fall, or buying additional school safety equipment -- thanks to a state grant.
INDIANAPOLIS | Fewer Hoosiers voted in the May 6 primary than in any statewide election over the past quarter-century, and possibly ever.
Representatives from Fair Oaks Farms and Belstra Milling recently gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Pork Education Center.
Brian Lidgard knows the Pop Warner Official Rule Book like the back of his hand.
Indiana University's American Student Radio, ASR, is hosting a national audio contest for students in kindergarten through high school that will be judged by "This American Life’s" Ira Glass. Submissions close June 1.
Chicago White Sox fans from Northwest Indiana will be celebrated at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday. Fans can enjoy specially priced tickets as the White Sox take on the San Diego Padres.
HAMMOND | The Lake and Newton county sheriff’s departments are being sued over locking up the wrong woman.
The Pink Ribbon Society is looking for breast cancer survivors to featured in the 2015 Breast Cancer Survivors’ Calendar published by the Pink Ribbon Society each year.
A thunderstorm that blew through the region Tuesday night left little evidence of its presence Wednesday morning.
LOWELL | Indiana State Police on Monday announced the promotion of two troopers at the Lowell post.
HAMMOND │ Last year the Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders upset some local tourism officials because they used a beach in Michigan for their swimsuit calendar shoot instead of one on Indiana’s own shoreline.
Applications for 2015-17 Rotary World Peace Fellowships to be awarded worldwide are available from the Rotary Clubs in the northern Indiana region. Completed applications must be submitted by Friday.
A tornado was reported near Rensselaer on Sunday night, and thunderstorms flooded streets, uprooted trees and downed power lines throughout the region.
GARY | More than $48 million is waiting for Northwest Indiana residents to claim it.
GARY | More than $48 million in unclaimed property awaits some Northwest Indiana residents.
CROWN POINT │ Friday is “Innovation Day” as the search begins for new innovators in Northwest Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, is a step closer toward reclaiming the Indiana Senate seat once held by his late father, Ernie.
The National Association of Realtors and Indiana Secretary of State have approved a merger between the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors and Starke-Pulaski Board of Realtors.
The National Weather Service issued a dense for advisory for the region Tuesday morning.
If you know an individual who is a breast cancer survivor and would make a good role model for others diagnosed with breast cancer, nominate him or her to appear in the Pink Ribbon Society's 2015 Breast Cancer Survivors' Calendar.
The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors will expand with the inclusion of the Starke-Pulaski Board of Realtors following a vote of members Monday at the Avalon Manor.
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