This column was supposed to be a follow-up to last week's regarding mental health issues among collegiate athletes. However, recent events sometimes have a way of taking over one's best laid plans.
The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has announced its 2013-14 slate of members.
Porter County Commissioner John Evans' encore performance in "Pass the Bucks, Henny Penny" must have been an epic to behold. Often public meetings are the best show in town.
NEW YORK | The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football are considering making a break from the drastically reshaped conference — and how best to go about doing it.
In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.
With apologies to Andy Williams, where do I begin?
I've spoken with Laura Shurr Blaney, and she has my vote. Blaney is going to be a full-time commissioner. It will be her only job. We don't have any other commissioners or commissioner candidates who can say that.
LONDON | LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and David Robinson are part of an exclusive Olympic club that may never have another member.
CHICAGO | The conference commissioners who have been working on a four-team playoff to determine college football's national champion plan to present the BCS presidential oversight committee multiple formats from which to choose.
Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub hugs Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Tuesday night after he won the Democratic primary for 2nd District commissioner.
Probably the hottest race in Porter County this year is is for the Republican nomination for Porter County commissioner in District 3, where incumbent John Evans faces former Commissioner Jim Biggs.
VALPARAISO | Jeremy Rivas, D-2nd, and other members of the Porter County Council support the goal of creating jobs locally.
Chesterton Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg isn't dreaming of a white Christmas.
NEW YORK | Blindside hits to the head are down in the NHL, yet concussions are up. Now general managers have to decide if more rules are needed to make pro hockey safer.
WASHINGTON | Welcome to The NFL Lockout.
Representatives from local health care organizations gathered at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville for a meeting of the Northwest Indiana Healthcare Council featuring guest speaker Gregory Larkin, left, health commissioner for Indiana.
DALLAS | The NFL and its players' union met for two hours Saturday to talk about a new labor deal, their first formal bargaining session in more than two months.
If there's one thing Lake County needs, it's change. That's true in one of the two Lake County commissioner races as well as in the way government operates.
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