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Axis Construction

Axis Construction

Ashley Sharp, of Hobart, left, and Steve Brahmer, of East Chicago, work on a fire-damaged home on Sassafrass Street. The friends, who work for Axis Construction, served in the U.S. Army together as combat engineers in Iraq in 2005, and are both disabled veterans. Axis Construction has 16 emp…

February 06, 2013 11:46 am
Axis Construction, disabled vets

Axis Construction, disabled vets

Ashley Sharp, of Hobart, cuts a wall from a fire damaged home while Steve Brahmer, of East Chicago steadies the frame. The two U.S. Army veterans served in Iraq in 2005 working as combat engineers. Both returned disabled, and now work with Axis Construction. The company has 16 employees, inc…

February 06, 2013 11:47 am
Axis Construction

Axis Construction

An exterior wall of a fire damaged home frames workers from Axis Construction throwing debris in a dumpster as they tear out walls in the home. The company has 16 employees, including two disabled vets and five other veterans.

February 06, 2013 11:46 am
Michele's son was allegedly sexually molested

Michele's son was allegedly sexually molested

Hobart resident Michele Bates' teenage son was allegedly sexually molested while living in a residential facility in Crown Point.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Michele's son was allegedly sexually molested

Michele's son was allegedly sexually molested

Hobart resident Michele Bates' teenage son was allegedly sexually molested while living in a residential facility in Crown Point.

January 13, 2013 12:00 am

State targets illegal use of disability parking

SPRINGFIELD | Some holiday shoppers at Illinois malls may have returned to their cars to find a "gift" from the state – a pricey ticket for cars illegally parked in a space designated for those with disabilities.

January 06, 2013 5:30 pm
Cool relief for needy in Thornton Twp.

Cool relief for needy in Thornton Twp.

SOUTH HOLLAND | With record heat becoming the norm this summer, officials are providing relief for some of those who need it in Thornton Township.

July 19, 2012 4:44 pm Photos

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Munster, St. John use federal funds for improvements

Town councils in Munster and St. John are using their Community Development Block Grant funds to improve facilities in their municipalities.

July 01, 2012 9:00 pm
Hobart camp for kids with disabilities to be on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

Hobart camp for kids with disabilities to be on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

HOBART | A Hobart YMCA-based summer camp for kids with developmental disabilities will be highlighted on a national TV show airing Sunday night, Michelle Higel said.

March 24, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Child, disabled victims could attend pretrial hearings via TV

INDIANAPOLIS | Children and the mentally disabled who are victims of sex crimes or other violent crimes no longer may have to sit across from their alleged attacker at pretrial hearings.

February 04, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana could qualify as Simpsons territory, too

Gov. Mitch Daniels should not pretend he lives in a functional state and cast aspersions at Illinois. Daniels should re-examine what he has done to the care of the developmentally disabled and the elderly in this state. The state has decimated what used to be a program of choice.

January 27, 2011 12:00 am

Hammond made our visit to football game enjoyable

I would like to express my gratitude to the citizens of Hammond for hosting the semistate game against the Bishop Dwenger Saints.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
Theatre at the Center raffling off 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

Theatre at the Center raffling off 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

In celebration of its 20th anniversary season, Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, is thrilled to be raffling off a 2011 Chevy Malibu, generously donated by Milford P. Christenson of Christenson Chevrolet in Highland.

July 04, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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