LANSING | In 1864, the pocket of land south of the city of Chicago reaching over to the Indiana border was transitioning from wilderness to small communities and farms. While forging into the unknown to make a new life for their families, many of the new settlers relied on strongly on their faith.
Brews at the Shoe
An assortment of brews will be in the spotlight Saturday at Brews at the Shoe at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.
Valparaiso University students sing "Oh Happy Day" Monday during the 25th Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Chapel of the Resurrection.
Hundreds packed the Chapel of the Resurrection on the Valparaiso University campus Monday for the 25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration that featured keynote speaker the Rev. John Nunes.
Valparaiso University President Mark Heckler presents the Martin Luther King Jr. Award to Stacy Hoult-Saros on Monday during the 25th annual MLK Celebration at Resurrection Chapel.
Guest speakers recite Martin Luther King's famous "I Have A Dream" speech Monday during the 25th annual MLK Celebration in VU's Chapel of the Resurrection.
The Rev. John Nunes was the keynote speaker Monday at the university's 25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in the Chapel of the Resurrection.
The South Suburban Chorale headlines South Holland’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event, at 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at Covenant United Church of Christ, 1130 E. 154th St. in South Holland. If you’ve never had the privilege to attend a chorale performance, then you are in for a lyrical treat.
2014 Fireworks party - New Year Display!
Actress Maria Bello, from left, director Denis Villeneuve and actors Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal laugh during the press conference for "Prisoners" at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Galit Rodan)
Joe Jackson, father of the late Michael Jackson, second from right, joined Mayor Rudy Clay, far right in honor of what would have been Michael's 53rd birthday. The senior Jackson cut the 360 degree cake made by Sugarbuds in Toronto that featured images from Michael's career.
Choir instructor Lori Langridge leads the Memorial Junior High School Choir as they warm up Tuesday night during Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School. The choir performed following the school's concert band, and kindergarten students in District 158.
Visitors to Memorial junior High School listen to kindergarten students from District 158 perform Tuesday night during the Family Learning Celebration.
Fifth-grade students Israel Melendez, left, and Nathan Vana look at Nathan's robotics project at Memorial Junior High School Tuesday night during the Family Learning Celebration hosted by all schools in District 158. The celebration fetured concerts by children and bands, project exhibits, t…
Kindergarten students from Lansing School District 158 perform the song "You Have the Power" Tuesday night during the Family Learning Celebration at Memorial Junior High School. The event featured concerts by children and bands, project exhibits, technology demos and a variety of fun through…
Ben Spurr,center, hugs Kyle Ribar as they are both presented with awards during Opportunity Enterprises' Celebration of Achievement breakfast and awards presentation Thursday at Strongbow Inn. Ribar was awarded the Jessica Wolfe Outstanding Direct Service Professional, and Spurr received an …
About 200 people gathered Thursday morning at Strongbow Inn in Valparaiso for Opportunity Enterprises' Celebration of Achievement breakfast and awards presentation to recognize and honor clients, staff and volunteers.
Nearly 200 people gathered Thursday morning at Strongbow Inn for Opportunity Enterprises' Celebration of Achievement breakfast and awards presentation to recognize and honor clients, staff and volunteers.
Debra Samahon, right, speaks Thursday morning after receiving the Jeanne M. Baird Volunteer of the Year Award during Opportunity Enterprises' Celebration of Achievement breakfast and awards presentation at Strongbow Inn, while OE board member Julie Hess stands at left.
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