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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

If there is one thing to help Northwest Indiana residents get through the harsh winters, it's knowing that corn slathered with mayo, cheese and chili powder awaits. 

September 30, 2014 2:48 am Photos

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AGRICULTURE: Crop prices down; weather a factor in local fields

AGRICULTURE: Crop prices down; weather a factor in local fields

Corn, soybeans and wheat have dropped in price nationally, while rainfall in the Region has led to inconsistency among local crops. 

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

Israel Moreno-Carranza sells elote, a popular Mexican street food, and other food from his cart in Hammond.

August 23, 2014 8:41 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

Israel Moreno-Carranza sells elote, a popular Mexican street food, and other food from his cart in Hammond.

August 23, 2014 8:41 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

Israel Moreno-Carranza sells elote, a popular Mexican street food, and other food from his cart in Hammond.

August 23, 2014 8:41 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 46: Festivals

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 46: Festivals

Corn is a staple at many festivals in the region.

August 08, 2014 7:35 pm
Corn adds sunny side to dinner omelet with salmon

Corn adds sunny side to dinner omelet with salmon

For the first couple weeks of corn season, my family is content to eat plain old corn on the cob day after day. And why not? It's perfect as is.

August 06, 2014 1:00 am
Rains wash away hopes of good corn crop in NWI

Rains wash away hopes of good corn crop in NWI

While time will tell whether cooler temperatures have hurt corn yields across the state, most region farmers already know heavy rains here drowned out hopes of a good crop.

July 30, 2014 12:45 pm Photos

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King corn gives Indiana an earful

King corn gives Indiana an earful

Corn emerges last spring on Martin Kroll's land in Lowell in southwest Lake County.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
King corn gives Indiana an earful

King corn gives Indiana an earful

There might be more than corn in Indiana, but corn is still the king of the crops.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County farmland sells for $10.4 million at auction

Lake County farmland sold at auction for $10.4 million this week, a signal that demand remains high in spite of rising prices.

November 16, 2013 11:06 am

Dryness turns to drought in Northwest Indiana

Drought has returned to much of Northwest Indiana, but it is nowhere near as bad as the severe drought that devastated much of the state's crops last year and is not expected to raise prices at the grocery store.

September 05, 2013 6:53 pm
Mexican street corn transformed into a great salad

Mexican street corn transformed into a great salad

The first time I saw Mexican street corn was just after I had moved to Chicago.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana's 'rare' location leads to ideal growing conditions

To some parts of the country, corn belt states are known as flyover states. As people jet from coast to coast, the land below looks like swaths of brown, gold and green.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am Related
Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in southwest Lake County

Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in southwest Lake County

Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in Lowell in southwest Lake County.

May 31, 2013 2:06 pm
Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in southwest Lake County

Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in southwest Lake County

Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in Lowell in southwest Lake County.

May 31, 2013 2:06 pm
Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in southwest Lake County.

Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in southwest Lake County.

Corn is emerging on Martin Kroll's land in Lowell in southwest Lake County.

May 31, 2013 2:06 pm
Eating like a Bird: Today's design for bird feeders offers seed of change

Eating like a Bird: Today's design for bird feeders offers seed of change

Tia Wilks, owner of Jake's Feed and Garden, doesn't believe the expression "bird-brain" is very accurate.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Orville Redenbacher's daughter Gail Tuminello

Orville Redenbacher's daughter Gail Tuminello

Gail Tuminello of Valpariso talks about her father, Orville Redenbacher, during an interview at her home.

July 03, 2012 5:21 pm
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