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An Extra Edge: Private grammar schools provide many advantages

An Extra Edge: Private grammar schools provide many advantages

Local administrators say there are many advantages to a private grammar school education. Those advantages, they say, include smaller class size, an old-fashioned faith-filled environment, a solid foundation for future success, and a curricul…

March 19, 2015 4:32 pm Photos

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Family Life

THE WARRIORS: Life with Kennedi

THE WARRIORS: Life with Kennedi

Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in Shore magazine in 2005. Garnett Watson is now retired from being global security chief for Eli Lilly Co. and his wife, Debi Watson is still writing mystery stories. The Watsons are based in Indianap…

May 22, 2015 3:55 pm Photos

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Food

U-pick farm visits are great learning experience

U-pick farm visits are great learning experience

Sometimes kids have trouble making the connection between the food they eat and where it comes from. Lettuce and corn and tomatoes aren’t cultivated in a grocery store, despite the fact that many kids only see it coming from that source.

April 03, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Pets

Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets.

April 26, 2015 12:00 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

Times readers tell us about nurses they love

Times readers tell us about nurses they love

Though we did not expect the strong reaction to our request for readers’ nominations about special nurses who have touched their lives, the fact that many of these wonderful caregivers work in the obstetrics department is not surprising. But …

May 11, 2015 1:00 pm 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."