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Today in History: Aug. 27, 1914

Dyer Continues To Show Progress: The town is continuing its progressive spirit by seriously considering adding an artesian well water works sy…

18 hours ago

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“A husband and wife may be divorced and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other, but the different parts of our country cann…

18 hours ago

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“A husband and wife may be divorced and go out of the presence and beyond the reach of each other, but the different parts of our country cann…

18 hours ago

Today in History: Aug. 26, 1914

The picnic given yesterday by the citizens of southern Lake County at Lowell's Oakland Park, including members of commercial clubs and their l…

August 26, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“The man does not live who is more devoted to peace than I am. None who would do more to preserve it. But it may be necessary to put the foot …

August 26, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 25, 1914

Austria Declares War On Japan: England Prepares For Long War.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“He that dances should always pay the fiddler.” – Abraham Lincoln, Jan. 11, 1837

August 25, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 24, 1914

Charles Arkin, the State Street jeweler, returned to Hammond from Europe this morning. Although he closed most of his business, having gone in…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“I do not like this punishment of withholding pay – it falls so very hard upon poor families.” – Abraham Lincoln, March 1, 1864

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 22, 1914

Austria Loses Thousands In Battle: Germans Swarm Toward French Frontier, Italy Is Ready Now.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“The government cannot afford to accept services, and refuse payment for them.” – Abraham Lincoln, Aug. 7, 1863

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 21, 1914

Ralph DePalma, driving a Mercedes, won the annual 305-mile road race for the Chicago automobile trophy this afternoon in Elgin. Gil Anderson's…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“As the proverb goes, no man knows so well where the shoe pinches as he who wears it.” – Abraham Lincoln, June 28, 1864

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 20, 1914

Kaiser's Legions Are Victorious: Definite News Of War Is Scarce; German Armies Advance, Brussels Is Theirs.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“They must blow out the moral lights around us; they must penetrate the human soul, and eradicate there the love of liberty; and then, and not…

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 19, 1914

His Holiness Pius X Is Dead: War Is Cause Of Sad Death; Brooded Over War Till His Last Moment Came.

August 19, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Now, at the end of three years’ struggle, the nation’s condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can cla…

August 19, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 18, 1914

President Woodrow Wilson is calling upon U.S. citizens to confine their speech in the strict spirit of neutrality in the European war situation.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Errors will occur in spite of the utmost fidelity.” – Abraham Lincoln, Sept. 14, 1863

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 17, 1914

Japan Is Eager To Begin Strife: United States Assured Of Japanese Favor; Wilson Is Satisfied Of Good Faith.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

Habitat groups build on success

Habitat groups build on success

At 42, Sonia Vargas has never owned a home.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“The bare site of 50,000 armed, and drilled black soldiers on the banks of the Mississippi would end the rebellion at once.” – Abraham Lincoln…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 15, 1914

Times war extras will be issued tomorrow in the event reliable news warrants this. In the meantime The Times Bulletin Board in front of the Ha…

August 15, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“You don’t know what you are talking about, my friend. I am quite willing to answer any gentleman in the crowd who asks an intelligent questio…

August 15, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 14, 1914

The French government made the charge that Germany is violating the neutrality of Switzerland. In an official statement, the French claim nume…

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“A universal feeling, whether well or ill-founded, cannot be safely ignored.” – Abraham Lincoln, Oct. 16, 1854

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug. 13, 1914

England declares war on Austria; French and Germans clash with varying success; kaiser's liege assault only begun.

August 13, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“There are more mines above the Earth’s surface than below it. All nature – the whole world, material, moral and intellectual – is a mine.” – …

August 13, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Aug. 12, 1914

French And Germans Fight On Line: Brussels German Objective. The first battle is believed to be in progress miles east of Brussels.

August 12, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“At every step we must be true to the main purpose.” - Abraham Lincoln, Sept. 16-17, 1859

August 12, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug. 11, 1914

The long drought which has wrought severe havoc on all growing vegetation in Crown Point and the Calumet Region was broken yesterday when the …

August 11, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, o…

August 11, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug 10, 1914

All official activities were hushed today for the funeral of Mrs. Wilson. Congress was adjourned, government departments closed and citizens s…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

A stroll down memory lane

A stroll down memory lane

Do you remember boarding the South Shore trains in Hegewisch in the 1970s? Share your memories at the NWI Opinion page on Facebook or write to…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

A stroll down memory lane

A stroll down memory lane

Dave Casbon, of Casbon Electric in Valparaiso, gives Bill Wellman, owner of the new The Court restaurant in Valparaiso, a free Pioneer stereo …

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence." - Abraham Lincol…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Scrappers drive catalytic converter thefts

Scrappers drive catalytic converter thefts

CROWN POINT | It happened during the day while a student was at Calumet High School. One woman was teaching a Zumba class in Hammond. Another …

August 09, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Today In History: Aug. 8, 1914

Quite a number of Munsterites attended the Roseland Sunday school picnic held Thursday at Hudson Lake.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law." - Abraham Lincoln, Jan. 27, 1838

August 08, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug. 7, 1914

Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, wife of the President of the United States, died at the White House at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Death came after a …

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the …

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug. 6, 1914

Italy Defiant - Alliance Crumbles: ROME: Italy has defied Germany. The Italian foreign office tonight cabled the British foreign office that I…

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"Those who shall have tasted actual freedom I believe can never be slaves, or quasi slaves again." - Abraham Lincoln, July 31, 1863

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug. 5, 1914

President Wilson offers mediation: President Woodrow Wilson today offered his good offices to mediate in the European war situation.

August 05, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"The fight must go on. The cause of civil liberty must not be surrendered at the end of one, or even one hundred defeats." - Abraham Lincoln, …

August 05, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug. 4, 1914

Jake Diamond, one of Hammond's wholesale fruit dealers, reported at the central police station that someone broke into a Michigan Central car …

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"And having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear, and with …

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Aug. 3, 1914

England Enters Battle Royal: It was officially announced this evening the British army will be mobilized tomorrow.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

A stroll down memory lane

A stroll down memory lane

Do you remember Sauzer's Kiddieland on U.S. 30 and U.S. 41 in Schererville? Share your memories on the NWI Opinion page on Facebook or write t…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"I shall do nothing in malice. What I deal with is too vast for malicious dealing." 

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

FORUM: Region folk blow the whistle on stopped trains

FORUM: Region folk blow the whistle on stopped trains

The Times published a front page story Wednesday regarding stopped trains blocking region crossings and the challenge local police departments…

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