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90 Years Young: Bill Wellman tells his life story in new book

90 Years Young: Bill Wellman tells his life story in new book

Still working at 90, Bill Wellman's autobiography shares a lifetime of memories.

September 15, 2014 4:27 pm Photos

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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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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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Rain or Shine: Megan Glaros loves being her hometown meteorologist

Rain or Shine: Megan Glaros loves being her hometown meteorologist

CBS meteorologist Megan Glaros' day begins in the middle of the night, when she awakens about 1 a.m. and makes her commute to downtown Chicago…

June 16, 2014 1:49 pm Photos

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Hand [Water] Crafted: Local seafarers have a passion for building a masterpiece

Hand [Water] Crafted: Local seafarers have a passion for building a masterpiece

Chuck Banks' father's hobby was building wood boats, a skill and love he passed down to his son when he would visit his Northwest Indiana home…

June 09, 2014 12:23 pm Photos

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Ralph Tarka, Aviation Mechanic: The U-505 was the best in its class of 1944

Ralph Tarka, Aviation Mechanic: The U-505 was the best in its class of 1944

The last time Ralph Tarka visited the U-505 at the MSI was about two years ago just before he retired from American Airlines. But he has been …

May 29, 2014 3:30 am Photos

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The Constant Visitor: Paul Payne, named for a WWII veteran, and in love with history

The Constant Visitor: Paul Payne, named for a WWII veteran, and in love with history

Paul Payne, a retired history teach, was born July 7, 1944, a month after the capture of the U-505. He remembered that he first saw the German…

May 25, 2014 3:30 am 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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Fashion on the Shore: The ever-innovative Sarah Lyons

Fashion on the Shore: The ever-innovative Sarah Lyons

She had us with the gowns. At 2013’s FOTS, Sarah Lyons wowed both the judges and the audience with exquisite gowns, capturing first prize for …

April 08, 2014 4:22 pm Photos

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Jillian van Volkenburgh brings creativity to South Shore Arts programs

Jillian van Volkenburgh brings creativity to South Shore Arts programs

Fifteen years ago when artist Jillian Van Volkenburgh was commissioned by John Cain, executive director at South Shore Arts, to do a painting …

April 08, 2014 3:44 pm 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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Leslie Green: Miller Beach's Native Artist Returns

Leslie Green: Miller Beach's Native Artist Returns

Before Leslie Green started living the dream, she was in the rat race with the rest of us.

February 23, 2014 10:59 am Photos

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PUBLISHER'S LETTER

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

November 17, 2013 9:00 am

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

No matter what side of the media business you work in, you become a professional observer. After decades of experience developing marketing so…

September 22, 2013 10:15 am

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