MERRILLVILLE | Nineteen Merrillville High School students were recently inducted into the iPatch program.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University announced this week that its president, Elaine P. Maimon, has won the 2014 Donna Shavlik Award for women's leadership in higher education from the American Council on Education.
CHICAGO | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be honored today by Fifth Third Bank Chicago, along with other African-American leaders in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area.
HAMMOND | For the second consecutive year, Carpenters Union Local 599 donated significant funding to help send families to a special weekend camp for children with autism held at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
Lake Central High School's theater group won third place at last weekend's Regional Thespian Conference, and is advancing to the State Conference with a contest show.
LANSING | The Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau truly appreciates the individuals who go above and beyond the call to volunteer their time, talents and energies to our mission. We've created an award that embodies this spirit of volunteerism, the Linda Morgan Award for Volunte…
Detective John Siple, 52, was honored last month for his investigation of real estate fraud in the town of Highland.
HAMMOND | Congressman Visclosky announced that Purdue University Calumet was awarded a $2,741,491 grant through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program at the U.S. Department of Labor.
Lauri Harvey-Keagle, who has covered environmental issues in Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland for her nearly 20 years as a journalist, was honored Saturday by the Indiana Division of the Izaak Walton League with the Russell Sinclair News Media Award, given for excellence in environmental jo…
CROWN POINT | A prominent Indianapolis-based legal publication has named Lake Superior Court Judge Calvin Hawkins to its 2013 roster of leaders in the law.
Shaking Things Up: Chicago Shakespeare Theater giving audiences mix of old and new favorites for new season
Long before Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the theater's 2013-14 Season in March, discussions and drama behind the scenes about production preferences began two years ago.
Former U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar chats with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence at the Northwest Indiana Business and Industry Hall of Fame luncheon at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza.
WESTVILLE | Purdue University North Central Chancellor Dr. James B. Dworkin has been presented with the Ned E. Kalb Leadership Award, an honor co-sponsored by the Purdue Extension Office of La Porte County and Leadership La Porte County, two organizations that Ned Kalb impacted.
Crown Point Police Officer Jeff Eldridge and his K-9 partner, Buddy, were recently selected by the national police dog organization, the American Police Canine Association, as its 2012 Narcotic Detection Team of the Year for a Small Level Department (under 50 officers) throughout the U.S.
ArcelorMittal USA on Tuesday was named a Energy Star Partner of the Year for sustained excellence by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.
A photo titled “Somewhere in Tea-Time” by Tom Farris received the “Best People” Award from the jurors of the 32nd Annual In-Focus Photography Show at the Anderson Center for the Arts, Anderson (www.andersonart.org).
VALPARAISO | Len Ellis, the broadcaster behind creating what is now Northwest Indiana's most successful chain of sister radio stations, is being honored by his alma mater Columbia College Chicago in May as Alumnus of the Year for 2013.
Rozelle Hammonds, pastor emeritus of Saints’ Home Church of God in Christ and owner of the Esquire Men's Shop in Gary, has been nominated for the Gary Frontiers Service Club's Drum Major Award.
Patricia DeNeal, of Gary, is a Drum Major Award candidate with the Gary Frontiers Service Club. The club was established in 1952 with a primary purpose to provide an outlet and opportunity for African-American males to serve their communities, but has grown to include women as well. The Drum…
Indiana University Northwest Professor Emeritus of History James B. Lane, Ph.D., was awarded the Indiana Historical Society’s Dorothy Riker Hoosier Historian Award earlier this month.
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