Alan Geller, of Munster, and Dave Bigler, of Hobart, were the top scorers from northwest Indiana in a World Wide Bridge Contest held June 7, submitting an overall score of 59.30 percent, for which they were presented with a Heat Winning Certificate.
The last time comedian and Chesterton claim-to-fame Jim Gaffigan played any dates in Northwest Indiana was August 2013 at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.
Comedian Jim Gaffigan, originally from Chesterton, has gotten a green light for a full season of his pilot comedy sitcom, "The Gaffigan Show," which is set to air on cable's TV Land in 2015.
In duplicate bridge, earning a Life Master certification is a defining moment in the progression of a bridge player's rise in the rankings. It attests to the fact that the player has acquired enough master points and the requisite number of black, silver, red and gold points to be considered…
DUNE ACRES | Railworks Track Services has been hired by the Chicago South Shore Railroad to rehab the Mineral Springs crossing at the entrance to Dune Acres off U.S. 12.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. threw his weight around Thursday, but it didn't land where he wanted.
South Shore and Metra Electric commuter trains were running 10 to 15 minutes late during the Wednesday morning rush due to wire problems in the south suburbs.
DUNE ACRES | A Massachusetts woman died Sunday after police said she fell from a golf cart operated by a man arrested on a drunken driving charge.
The small lakefront community of Beverly Shores has a fraction of the population of the city of Portage, yet is carrying three times the amount of debt per full-time resident, according to online municipal financial reports.
All westbound South Shore trains are operating on schedule after early morning delays of up to 20 minutes due to red signals east of the Dune Park station, according to a statement issued by the commuter rail line.
DUNE ACRES | Dune Acres was incorporated as a town in 1923 with a population of 16 people living in five homes. They wanted to develop an upscale community in the Indiana Dunes on the shores of Lake Michigan akin to those on Chicago’s North Shore.
HAMMOND | The Coalition to Protect Cowles Bog Area filed a motion Monday seeking to prevent the National Park Service from cutting down 3,400 trees until the conclusion of their lawsuit, federal court records show.
Fire teams from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are planning controlled burns near Dune Acres and Griffith today
Last year's champions at the LARC annual golf outing are, from left, Terry McKenna, of Beverly Shores; Bob Lauer, of Dune Acres; Craig Slosson, of Crown Point, and Chuck Gist, of Schererville. With them is LARC Executive Director Lora Hurling and Garry Buell, far right, LARC's director of pu…
VALPARAISO | School districts across Porter County have pitched in to keep a 10-year-old truancy diversion program alive.
CHESTERTON | In the wake of last week's tax referendum victory, Duneland School Corp. officials want to find three to five community members to help them decide how to spend the additional revenue.
CHESTERTON | Twelve years after helping lead a successful petition drive to build a new high school, Jim Jeselnick is promoting the call for a tax increase to support school district operations.
CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Corp. board heard how the state's cuts to financial reimbursement for summer school will affect the district's offerings this year.
DUNE ACRES | While some communities look to change, Dune Acres finds its charm in remaining "a constant."
CHESTERTON | Members of the Duneland School Corp. board voted unanimously Monday to ask voters in the spring to bless the district's request for more money.
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