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Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“An army is better directed by a single man, though inferior, than by two superior ones, at variance, and cross purposes with each other.” - A…

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Today in History: Sept. 30, 1914

The Johns Manville plant at Riverdale operated by the Riverdale Asbestos Shingle Co. is showing renewed preparations underway to resume operat…

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Today in History: Sept. 30, 1914

The Johns Manville plant at Riverdale operated by the Riverdale Asbestos Shingle Co. is showing renewed preparations underway to resume operat…

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Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“It is a long time till the election; and what may turn up, no one can tell.”

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 29, 1914

The Pennsylvania Railroad Co.'s constructing the finest railroad repair yard in the country at North Harbor along the company's right of way b…

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

Hanging a vacancy sign on LaPorte County schools

Hanging a vacancy sign on LaPorte County schools

While schools in Lake and Porter counties struggle to match limited classroom space with shifting student populations, LaPorte County schools …

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Share your experiences during war on terror

Share your experiences during war on terror

Did you or a member of your family serve in the military as a civilian contractor during the war on terror — in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

On Lincoln's Side: Fourth in a series

On Lincoln's Side: Fourth in a series

Lincoln Gambles on Nevada

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.”

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 28, 1914

Along with 20 cents and a "Times' War Atlas Coupon" printed on page four, The Times Newspaper of Hammond, Indiana's "Atlas of the War in Europ…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

A stroll down memory lane

A stroll down memory lane

Send your historic photos to doug.ross@nwi.com. And share your memories at the NWI Opinion page on Facebook or send your letter to letters@nwi…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to us all; and, to the young, it comes with bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares. The olde…

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 26, 1914

For Hammond's first aeroplane exhibit, Earl Daugherty will appear in the P.L.V. military traction biplane during the city's Merchant Fall Fest…

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Beware of rashness. Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward, and give us victories.” to Gen. Joseph Hooker, …

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“By the fruit the tree is to be known. An evil tree can not bring forth good fruit.” - Abraham Lincoln, Oct. 3, 1845.

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 24, 1914

Bids were opened yesterday in the office of Col. Judson, chief engineer of the war department, Chicago, on the construction of the first secti…

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“The people will save their government, if the government itself will do its part only indifferently well.”

September 23, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 23, 1914

Hammond's Lion Store millinery display will be Sept. 24 and 25. While importations from Paris were practically stopped by the war, Paris had a…

September 23, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“The way for a young man to rise, is to improve himself every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.” - Abraham Linco…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 22, 1914

Three of England's armored cruisers, Aboukir, Hogue and Cressy, have been sunk by German submarines in the North Sea.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

NIRPC updating big transpo plan

NIRPC updating big transpo plan

Big transportation plans such as the South Shore extension and express buses on Broadway will get a fresh look in coming months as the Northwe…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Share your experiences during war on terror

Share your experiences during war on terror

Did you or a member of your family serve in the military as a civilian contractor during the war on terror — in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

BOOK EXCERPT: Conditions at Andersonville Prison

BOOK EXCERPT: Conditions at Andersonville Prison

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Writing … is the great invention of the world.” - Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 11, 1859.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 21, 1914

The Standard Oil Co. was threatened with a very bad fire when a tank of naphtha in the treating department caught fire yesterday.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

A stroll down memory lane

A stroll down memory lane

Send your historic photos to doug.ross@nwi.com. And share your memories at the NWI Opinion page on Facebook or send your letter to letters@nwi…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept 19, 1914

Powerful evidence that the prosperity of the Calumet region goes undaunted by wars and rumors of wars is seen as Edward's Manufacturing, makin…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Half finished work generally proves to be labor lost.” - Abraham Lincoln, March 9, 1832.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 18, 1914

For five days, the French and British have failed to break through the strong German fortified lines. The Germans have vainly tried to assume …

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“If all that has been said by orators and poets since the creation of the world in praise of women were applied to the women of America, it wo…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 17, 1914

Good news for Hammond, as the S. R. Feil Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, will locate a plant in the old packing house. They manufacture Salvete, medic…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

On Henry Clay: “His will was indomitable; but this quality often secures to its owner nothing better than a character for useless obstinacy.” …

September 16, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Sept. 16, 1914

Secretary Carroll Woods of the Hammond Chamber of Commerce prepared a statement for the State Commission on Working Women. "Our industries and…

September 16, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House. I am a living witness that any one of your children may look to come here as my father’s…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Sept. 15, 1914

For the first time in history, the sand dune city of Gary, yesterday, was "dry" as the Sahara. Every saloon in town was forced to obey Mayor R…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Planned Parenthood working to empower incarcerated boys

Planned Parenthood working to empower incarcerated boys

MERRILLVILLE | Diane Pike believes the juvenile offenders at Camp Summit want the same things as every other teen their age.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Related

BOOK EXCERPT: Washington's close call

BOOK EXCERPT: Washington's close call

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Twenty five years ago, I was a hired laborer. The hired laborer of yesterday, labors on his own account today; and will hire others to labor …

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Sept. 14, 1914

The Hammond High School football team has been out practicing for the past week under the direction of coach W.D. Mead, who got his experience…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Life lessons cultivated at Camp Summit

Life lessons cultivated at Camp Summit

Editor's note: The names of juveniles quoted in this report have been changed to protect their identities.

September 13, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“I am glad to know that there is a system of labor where the laborer can strike if he wants to! I would to God that such a system prevailed al…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Sept. 12, 1914

Hammond must look to the new County Council, which is to be elected this fall, for an appropriation for a new Calumet Avenue bridge.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Sept. 11, 1914

Bearing in mind the influence teachers wield over students in shaping opinions, Superintendent C.M. McDonald has instructed his teachers that …

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion … and you allow him to make war …

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Share experiences during war on terror

Share experiences during war on terror

Did you or a member of your family serve in the military as a civilian contractor during the war on terror — in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere…

September 10, 2014 4:43 pm

Today In History: Sept. 10, 1914

British force Germans to retreat 25 miles across the Marne.

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

On tyranny: “Broken by it I too may be; bow to it I never will.” - Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 26, 1839

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Sept. 9, 1914

The Gary Board of Education gave permission to school Superintendent William A. Wirt to give one week each month to his new post as consulting…

September 09, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“I planted myself upon the truth, and the truth only, so far as I knew it, or could be brought to know it.” Abraham Lincoln, July 17, 1858

September 09, 2014 12:00 am

Today In History: Sept. 8, 1914

The success of the allies continues today as the Paris army has pushed forward to aid the British-French column in crushing the German right wing.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Please say to these gentlemen [Army paymasters] that if they do not work quickly I will make quick work with them.” - Abraham Lincoln, Aug. 12, 1862

September 08, 2014 12:00 am
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