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Private schools add lacrosse to attract students

INDIANAPOLIS | Wabash College is launching a varsity lacrosse program next year and already has players from Chicago, California and Washington. Not bad for a school that doesn't offer athletic scholarships.

July 13, 2014 5:30 pm

Indiana, Illinois schools shut out of NCAA tournament while local players thrive at out-of-state programs

VALPARAISO | Long after the nets are cut down this evening at AT&T Stadium, Indiana and Illinois residents alike will continue to look back on the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament with great disdain.

April 06, 2014 5:45 pm
Drew Nellessen, far right standing,  in "Good News" at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut June 2013

Drew Nellessen, far right standing, in "Good News" at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut June 2013

John Scacchetti (left to right), Vaden Thurgood, Andrew Roubal and Drew Nellessen, holding Graham Keen, starred in "Good News" at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut last June.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.

December 22, 2013 9:00 pm
Indiana breezes past Kennesaw State 90-66

Indiana breezes past Kennesaw State 90-66

BLOOMINGTON | Indiana coach Tom Crean got an idea of where his team stands entering Big Ten play, both good and bad.

December 22, 2013 5:00 pm
Auriemma looks for eighth national championship

Auriemma looks for eighth national championship

NEW ORLEANS | Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA championship game.

April 08, 2013 6:15 pm
Scouting combine shows NFL's global progress

Scouting combine shows NFL's global progress

INDIANAPOLIS | Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah knew nothing about the NFL when he was growing up. Now, he could be a first-round pick in April's draft.

March 04, 2013 3:30 pm

Valpo School Board hears safety, security ideas

VALPARAISO | The issues of safety and security in the schools should not become less important as recent school shooting events fade into the past, Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Michael Berta warned the board and residents Wednesday.

January 30, 2013 9:00 pm

Valpo seeks grant for school safety plan

VALPARAISO | The city is applying for a grant to develop a coordinated plan with other Porter County agencies to improve school safety.

January 24, 2013 5:15 pm
Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Crafters send mittens with a message to Newtown

Crafters send mittens with a message to Newtown

"Chester Raccoon stood at the edge of the forest and cried. 'I don't want to go to school,' he told his mother. 'I want to stay home with you. I want to play with my friends. And play with my toys. And read my books. And swing on my swing. Please may I stay home with you?'" — "The Kissing Ha…

December 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Station officials pause to reflect on killings in Connecticut

LAKE STATION | The City Council at its last meeting of the year paid tribute to those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

December 20, 2012 9:00 pm

Governors ask for moment of silence for school shooting victims

INDIANAPOLIS | The governors of Indiana and Illinois are asking residents of both states to participate in a moment of silence and reflection at 8:30 a.m. region time Friday to remember the 20 students and six teachers murdered at that time one week earlier in Newtown, Conn.

December 20, 2012 6:00 pm
After Newtown, indulgences from grateful parents

After Newtown, indulgences from grateful parents

There's snow on the ground in Londonderry, N.H., nearly 200 miles to the north of the still-raw slaughter at a Connecticut elementary school, and dad Eric Heenan found himself in a routine fuss with his 9-year-old son over boots.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am

Pence will budget funds for school safety review

INDIANAPOLIS | In the wake of last week's Connecticut school shooting, Gov.-elect Mike Pence announced Wednesday the state budget he proposes next month will include funding for a comprehensive evaluation of Indiana school security.

December 19, 2012 6:30 pm
How to talk to your kids about Conn. mass shooting

How to talk to your kids about Conn. mass shooting

The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children.

December 17, 2012 9:00 am

Big East non-football schools consider departing

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.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Holiday vacations can create family memories

Holiday vacations can create family memories

Instead of making the traditional trek over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, many Northwest Indiana residents are using the holidays as a time to get away from it all.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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For Ang Lee, all movies are a leap of faith

For Ang Lee, all movies are a leap of faith

NEW YORK (AP) — Is there anything Ang Lee can't do?

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
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