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La Lumiere: Realizing a vision of excellence

In 1963, when La Lumiere School’s Founders envisioned an alternative to the local Catholic high schools in northwest Indiana, they took a courageous leap of faith believing that an all-boys boarding school modeled after the east coast prep sc…

September 23, 2014 3:31 pm

Entertainment

In the Spotlight: Pooh, pirates and princesses among Theatre for Young Audiences offerings

In the Spotlight: Pooh, pirates and princesses among Theatre for Young Audiences offerings

When Charlie Misovye, coordinator for Theatre at the Center's Theatre For Young Audiences, joined the staff of the Munster venue a decade ago, he realized the importance of offering more programming for youths.

October 02, 2014 12:00 am

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

IMA Physicians Perform 250th TIF Procedure

Physicians affiliated with Internal Medicine Associates (IMA) were recognized by EndoGastric Solutions Inc. for outstanding achievement for their ongoing contributions to treating and improving the quality of life for patients with Gastroesop…

September 04, 2014 10:00 am Related

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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."