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Mentoring Students: NIPSCO program helps prepare students for future

Mentoring Students: NIPSCO program helps prepare students for future

Brandi Sims just graduated from Merrillville High School this spring, but already has a plan for the next few years of her life mapped out.

August 11, 2014 12:47 pm

Entertainment

Youth Fall Sports: When and how should you start organized sports?

Youth Fall Sports: When and how should you start organized sports?

Sports are a great way to get your child interested in exercise and fitness. How do you know when it’s a good time to start your child in a sport? What programs are best for younger children? Frank Eksten of the Franciscan Sports Medicine Ins…

August 07, 2014 3:38 pm Photos

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Family Life

60-Something: A Bridge That's Not Really Too Far

I learned to play bridge in high school. My parents played. I think they thought it was something like table manners, good grammar and tennis that middle class children could learn and then, later, possibly use these skills to “pass” for rich.

August 17, 2014 12:15 pm

Food

Cool treats for hot days

Cool treats for hot days

Kids and adults alike enjoy a cool treat on these hot days of summer. Some of Northwest Indiana’s favorite ice cream shops have these special recipes to share so you can make them at home for your hot, hungry crew!

August 07, 2014 3:51 pm Photos

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Pets

Behaviorists: Dogs feel no shame despite the look

Behaviorists: Dogs feel no shame despite the look

The next time you start shaking your finger and shouting "Shame on you!" because your dog chewed up your favorite fuzzy slippers, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn't know what your rant is about.

March 02, 2014 8:30 am Photos

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Profiles

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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Health & Wellness

Quick fixes make that homey feel a snap

Quick fixes make that homey feel a snap

Creating the comforting ambiance of personal and permanency in a rental space takes some planning, otherwise there goes the damage deposit when moving on.

August 09, 2014 10:47 am Photos

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Meet our Bloggers

#Food with a Dash of Fun

We've all gotta eat-might as well have some fun in the kitchen! Check here for recipes, cooking with kids, food finds, and more.

#Father Knows Nothing

Rick Kaempfer's business card says author/writer/blogger, but his real job is "stay-at-home-dad."