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Law firm replaces money stolen from Boy Scouts

Law firm replaces money stolen from Boy Scouts

Attorneys and partners Don Wruck and Jason Paupore pose for a photo with members of Boy Scout Troop 920 early Saturday morning. The troop had $3,500 stolen from their corn sale tent at last Saturday's Popcorn Fest and the Attorneys donated that amount back to the Scouts, along with posting a…

September 13, 2014 11:00 am

Boy Scout donations stolen during Popcorn Festival

VALPARAISO | A local Boy Scout troop reported the theft of $3,500 in donations during the city's annual Popcorn Festival Saturday.

September 08, 2014 3:07 pm
Scouts take part in day camp

Scouts take part in day camp

"Day camp was cool and fun because we got to make armor, swords and shields," said Nicolas Gomez. He also loved the archery.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

CALUMET CITY | If you need help building a camp fire or starting a community service project, call the Wojciks.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm
Tweens 'canstruct' superhero structures

Tweens 'canstruct' superhero structures

VALPARAISO | About 120 middle-schoolers from Lake and Porter counties assembled Friday at Ivy Tech for a summer project that will test their math and science skills and help feed the hungry.

June 27, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Boy Scout Forestry Badge offered at Gibson Woods

HAMMOND | A Forestry Merit Badge program will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve,¬†6201 Parrish Ave. The fee is $5 per Boy/Girl Scout and space is limited. Registration required. Participants must register individually at (219) 844-3188. Scouts will be introduced the pri…

June 19, 2014 12:00 am
Scouts participate in Scout Sunday at St. Ann in Lansing

Scouts participate in Scout Sunday at St. Ann in Lansing

LANSING | St. Ann Parish recently hosted Scout Sunday with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts from Lansing attended. Participating were Lansing American Legion Post 697, Boy Scout Troop 276, St. Ann Girl Scouts and their leaders.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gourmet wine dinner will benefit Boy Scouts Calumet Council

MUNSTER | A food and wine pairing gala will take place March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts in Munster to benefit the Calumet Council Boy Scouts of America.

March 28, 2014 2:27 pm
East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

East Side Lions acknowledge Scouting organizations

CHICAGO | The East Side Lions once again invited representatives from local Scouting organizations to visit their meeting on Feb. 18 at the East Side United Methodist Church to recognize their involvement in the community.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Schererville receives award from local Boy Scouts council

SCHERERVILLE | The Boy Scouts of America Calumet Council gave the town an award of appreciation during a recent Town Council meeting.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am

Scout-O-Rama salutes retired flags

VALPARAISO | They stood at attention in the pouring rain, hands on their hearts saluting the flag burning in the campfire.

August 31, 2013 7:00 pm
Scouts enter corn eating contest

Scouts enter corn eating contest

CROWN POINT | Two Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 45 in Crown Point recently participated in the corn eating contest during the Crown Point Corn Roast lsat weekend.

June 21, 2013 11:42 am
Boy Scouts help honor veterans

Boy Scouts help honor veterans

LANSING | Members of Lansing Boy Scout troops 271 and 276 helped to honor local veterans at a Veteran Appreciation Dinner organized by the Lansing Junior Woman's Club that was recently held at the Knights of Columbus.

June 05, 2013 11:55 am
"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

Region views on Boy Scouts

June 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

Timothy Madden, Valparaiso | "I think it's a step in the right direction. Look how long it took to get there. Maybe in another couple of years they will allow the gay leaders as well."

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

Ralph Brown, Cedar Lake | "It doesn't affect me one way or the other. I would have no problem with it."

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

Lisa Williams, Saulk Village | "I don't think it has anything to do with social performace. It wouldn't affect their job or membership."

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

Mike Pawlicki, Munster | "I'm fine with it. I don't a problem with it at all."

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

Laura Wynn, Merrillville | "It's important to be all-inclusive and not discriminate. Exclusion is not living up to what this country is about. There should be no discrimination for anyone."

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

"How do you feel about the Boy Scouts accepting gay Scouts?"

Justin Wythe, Cedar Lake | "I have no problem with it. I was a Boy Scout from 8 years old. I don't see why being gay from a child to an adult would make a difference being involved in the Scouts. "

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
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