CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and partners in the Millennium Reserve: Calumet Core region will celebrate National Urban Biodiversity Week on May 13-19 with a variety of conservation activities and outdoors tours in the Calumet Region of Chicago and Cook County.
CROWN POINT | The unlikely pair of a Crown Point artist and excavator have teamed up to produce one of the major displays for a special region Civil War historical exhibition opening in April.
The recent approval by Porter County officials of a feasibility study to analyze possible renovations to the county's Expo Center and fairgrounds signals an important opportunity that tourism officials from the entire region should grasp.
HAMMOND | Carolyn Curiel and Dale Pupillo have ties to the White House in their careers.
His family's lesson of courage and values are at the core of former Lake County Sheriff Roy Dominguez's success.
Earlier this week I had an interesting experience attending the expansion of the East Chicago Hall of Fame. Once again, I thought, every town in the Calumet Region should have such a hall.
HAMMOND | Regional environmental challenges will be discussed to kick off a forum series that will start April 17.
The latest permanent exhibit at The Field Museum really isn't new at all.
There are several reasons why the history of the Calumet Region is so rich and colorful. One is that the stories about the past often perform the function of entertainment.
If clichés were law, the Calumet Region might be spending its total existence in purgatory. One cliché that would do the trick is, "A grand jury could indict a ham sandwich."
Today's recession finds comparison not with the Great Depression of the 1930s, but with the many battles with President Andrew Jackson in the 1830s. A small column like this does not permit our going into those battles in any depth, but we can tick off a few happenings of historical importance.
Before America became homogenized with national chains of restaurants, stores, banks and businesses, parts of the nation had different cultures in mannerisms, accents and food.
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