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Author Rosemary Gard based her Destiny trilogy on her Croatian heritage and childhood experiences

Author Rosemary Gard based her Destiny trilogy on her Croatian heritage and childhood experiences

A Crown Point resident, author Rosemary Gard was raised by her Croatian immigrant parents in the Glen Park section of Gary.

August 17, 2014 4:43 pm Photos

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Female sheriff’s commander forged her way in a man’s world, mentoring other woman and youth

Female sheriff’s commander forged her way in a man’s world, mentoring other woman and youth

Lake County Sheriff’s Commander Sharon Bennett’s law enforcement career has spanned 37 years. During that time she has accomplished much: esta…

July 15, 2014 5:43 pm Photos

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Breaking ground in a male-dominated career

Breaking ground in a male-dominated career

For more than a decade, Barbara Biernat, owner of Barbara B Builder LLC, has broken ground in the male-dominated construction industry.

June 16, 2014 3:07 pm Photos

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A sight to behold: Frank Micka cannot forget the U-505 on 57th Street Beach

A sight to behold: Frank Micka cannot forget the U-505 on 57th Street Beach

Frank Micka, who was born in 1941, remembers as the traffic slowed down, this massive boat appeared.

May 25, 2014 3:15 am Photos

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Local historian recalls playing on U-505 as young boy

Local historian recalls playing on U-505 as young boy

On June 4, 1944, the U-505 German submarine was captured off the coast of West Africa in a dangerous mission by the U.S. Navy.

May 23, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Retired CP Realtor combines his passion for art and aviation into second career

Retired CP Realtor combines his passion for art and aviation into second career

Al Horvat’s passion for both art and aviation developed at an early age. Despite two strokes which resulted in medical issues, the 85-year-old…

May 20, 2014 5:14 pm Photos

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Local harmonica player toured world doing what he loves

Local harmonica player toured world doing what he loves

It was the perfect Christmas gift which kept on giving, leading the recipient to a career spanning more than 50 years and world-wide travel do…

April 15, 2014 11:25 am Photos

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Environmentalists inspire a photographer's passion for wildlife

Environmentalists inspire a photographer's passion for wildlife

“Just a guy, a camera and a lot of clicking,” Michael Lewandowski says on his Lew Shots Facebook page.

March 18, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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INNSBROOK ACT II: Welcome Back, Kate!

INNSBROOK ACT II: Welcome Back, Kate!

Innsbrook Director of Event Operations Kate Leto Welcomed Back with Open Arms

February 17, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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Custom Drum Builder Steve Crabtree rocks on

Custom Drum Builder Steve Crabtree rocks on

Beat Boogie Quality Drums owner Steve Crabtree has loved drums since he was a young boy and heard Sandy Nelson’s classic “Let There Be Drums” …

January 20, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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John Cain: Executive Director/Top Performer Building South Shore Arts for Two Decades

John Cain: Executive Director/Top Performer Building South Shore Arts for Two Decades

Today, hundreds of people will gather at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, Indiana, to hear a baldish twinkly-eyed, fifty-…

November 20, 2013 6:11 pm Photos

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SOUTH SHORE ARTS' CHRISTMAS READINGS THROUGH THE AGES

SOUTH SHORE ARTS' CHRISTMAS READINGS THROUGH THE AGES

1994 A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

November 18, 2013 6:32 pm Photos

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A NEW LEAF: Marsha Coats' Real Life in Public Service

A NEW LEAF: Marsha Coats' Real Life in Public Service

Senator Dan Coats was a person who has this legendary status that certain government leaders from Indiana just seemed to acquire. The iconic p…

October 13, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

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Riding and Writing the Line

Riding and Writing the Line

For most people, dwelling in the past is not a good idea, but it seems to work for Cynthia Ogorek.

October 01, 2013 2:01 pm

Ron Cohen: Region Historian

Ron Cohen: Region Historian

It was Los Angeles in the 1950s and, though in his teens, Ron Cohen was hooked on the music his older brother played for him, musicians with n…

September 24, 2013 3:03 pm Photos

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PUBLISHER'S LETTER: The Telecommunicator Inside Us

PUBLISHER'S LETTER: The Telecommunicator Inside Us

I know folks who love Skype and I know I'm not one of them.

September 17, 2013 1:19 pm

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