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Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Jere Marder, of Valparaiso, grooms Andrew, her Old English sheepdog, during the Steel City Kennel Club's dog show Saturday in Crown Point. Marder said Andrew is No. 7 in herding and No. 2 in the Old English breed in the country.

April 12, 2014 4:18 pm
Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Dogs take center stage at Steel City Kennel Club show

Amy Beard, of Springfield, Ill., shows her 19-month-old Akita Scout during the Steel City Kennel Club's annual dog show Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point. The show continues from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

April 12, 2014 4:17 pm
Garden and Pond Expo

Garden and Pond Expo

CROWN POINT | South County Landscape owner Doug Molchan helps four-year-ols Skye Kistler of Lowell find the fish in a pond Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Garden and Pond Expo at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am
Memorial Plaque at Indiana State Fairgrounds Dedicated to 2011 Stage Collapse Tragedy

Memorial Plaque at Indiana State Fairgrounds Dedicated to 2011 Stage Collapse Tragedy

A memorial plaque now stands at the entrance to the Grandstand at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis dedicated to the seven lives lost in the 2011 stage collapse tragedy.

August 14, 2013 12:00 am
Competitors wolf down dogs at fair contest

Competitors wolf down dogs at fair contest

August 10, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Softball World Series opening skills challenges

Softball World Series opening skills challenges

Grace Frazier, 11, of Crown Point leaps on home plate after running the bases during a skills competition on Monday for the NSA World Series "B" Softball tournament at Fairgrounds Park in Valparaiso. Frazier's teammates Haley Penman, center, and Emily Zanolla also competed in the three-perso…

July 23, 2012 10:00 pm
Softball World Series opening skills challenges

Softball World Series opening skills challenges

Indiana Revenge player Jada Goins, from Knox, throws into a target near home plate during a skills challenge on Monday to open the NSA World Series "B" Softball tournament at Fairgrounds Park in Valparaiso.

July 23, 2012 10:00 pm
Local festivals comply with requirements prompted by state fair stage collapse

Local festivals comply with requirements prompted by state fair stage collapse

A state-mandated buffer zone at the recent Celebrate Schererville Festival created more distance between the stage and spectators. The state began requiring the area between stage equipment and spectators after last year's deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair.

June 20, 2012 8:34 pm
Local festivals comply with requirements prompted by state fair stage collapse

Local festivals comply with requirements prompted by state fair stage collapse

A sign at the Celebrate Schererville Festival keeps spectators out of a state-mandated buffer zone in front of the stage. The zone must be 8 feet longer than the height of the stage equipment.

June 20, 2012 8:34 pm
Snow's impact all a matter of location

Snow's impact all a matter of location

Steven Schnosenberg, 9, of Crown Point, takes advantage of both a day off from school and Thursday's snowstorm to trudge Lake County Fairgrounds hills for some sledding Friday.

January 13, 2012 3:35 pm
Walking in the snow

Walking in the snow

Gary Gale of Crown Point and his dog "Lady" take their morning walk at the Lake County Fairgrounds on Thursday.

January 12, 2012 1:07 pm
Porter County Fair packs in the fun

Porter County Fair packs in the fun

Porter County Fair workers Michael Walker, left, and Alex Otto rake the animal show arena in preparation of the Porter County Fair.

July 13, 2011 5:10 pm
Porter County Fair packs in the fun

Porter County Fair packs in the fun

Workers Anthony Perkins, right, and Triston Green, of Lafayette Tent and Awning, carry sections of bleacher seating while preparing the Porter County Fair to open.

July 13, 2011 5:10 pm
Porter County Fair packs in the fun

Porter County Fair packs in the fun

Porter County Fair workers Michael Walker, left, and Alex Otto rake the animal show arena in preparation of the Porter County Fair.

July 13, 2011 5:10 pm
Heat can't stop Antique Power and Steam Show

Heat can't stop Antique Power and Steam Show

Aiden Gow, 4, of Tinley Park, helps his uncle Dave Gow drive a tractor in a parade Saturday in the Antique Power and Steam Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.

July 09, 2011 4:40 pm
Heat can't stop Antique Power and Steam Show

Heat can't stop Antique Power and Steam Show

Evan Gundelach, 9, and his brother, 3-year-old Ryan, watch as antique tractors parade Saturday through the Lake County Fairgrounds during the Antique Power and Steam Show.

July 09, 2011 4:40 pm
Heat can't stop Antique Power and Steam Show

Heat can't stop Antique Power and Steam Show

Justin Click, of Hobart, has his hands full driving this 1926 Minneapolis 35-70 tractor Saturday in the Antique Power and Steam Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.

July 09, 2011 4:40 pm
Gardens needn't be pond-erous work

Gardens needn't be pond-erous work

Carolyn Davidson, of DeMotte, examines plants from the Schererville Garden Club at the Garden and Pond Expo on Saturday in Crown Point. The show continues today.

April 30, 2011 8:29 pm
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