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School starts soon, but summer's not over yet

The calendar shows that we are in the final weeks of summer. Many children go back to school this week, with teachers and students diving into math equations, diagramming sentences, dissecting worms and trying to get a grasp on the impact of Columbus discovering the Americas.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Pierogi Paradise: Whiting's annual festival of filled dumplings and fun celebrating 20 years

Pierogi Paradise: Whiting's annual festival of filled dumplings and fun celebrating 20 years

When Marty Dybel, Tom Dabertin, and Darlene Beerling were brainstorming ideas for a new community event 21 years ago, they all agreed upon two things: they wanted an ethnic festival, and they wanted it to stand out from the rest.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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NWI native Philip Purevich

NWI native Philip Purevich

Philip Purevich talks turkey with the parade mascot prior to the 2011 McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am
Maria Bello, Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

Maria Bello, Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

Actress Maria Bello, from left, director Denis Villeneuve and actors Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal laugh during the press conference for "Prisoners" at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Galit Rodan)

September 12, 2013 12:35 pm
Come join the fun at a long-time Lowell tradition!

Come join the fun at a long-time Lowell tradition!

There will be prizes for the best costumes at Lowell’s 60th annual Labor Day Kiddie Parade Sunday, Sept. 1. The parade starts at 1 p.m. and runs from Old Towne Square, west on Commercial Avenue to Harding Drive to the Festival Grounds at the old Rieter Automotive Property, 101 W. Oakley Ave.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am

Art of Auto Restoration highlighted at Miller Beach

GARY | Antique autos, art and amped-up audio will be featured in the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District’s  Pop-Up Art event from 2-8 p.m. Saturday on Lake Street in the Miller Beach neighborhood.

July 18, 2013 12:00 am

Turn the tables on the party poopers with Depressed Fest

Summer is certainly festival time throughout Indiana. We have had festivals celebrating blueberries, bing cherries, Ozians, popcorn, pierogies, and historical events. Many churches hold fundraiser festivals during the summer months. People come for the rides, the food, the art fairs and, bas…

June 27, 2013 12:00 am
The Summer Rhapsody Music Festival brings live outdoor entertainment

The Summer Rhapsody Music Festival brings live outdoor entertainment

Attendees enjoy a summer evening in the park at the 2012 Summer Rhapsody Music Festival Orchestra performance.

June 17, 2013 12:00 am
Summer Rhapsody Music Festival

Summer Rhapsody Music Festival

Attendees enjoy a summer evening in the park at the 2012 Summer Rhapsody Music Festival Orchestra performance.

June 04, 2013 3:45 pm

Cowtoberfest set for Fair Oaks Farms

FAIR OAKS | Fair Oaks Farms will host its annual Cowtoberfest throughout this month, with a polo match on Saturday and a large celebration scheduled for Oct. 20.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am

Enjoy family-friendly fall events in the Hub City

There are a variety of family-friendly events planned for October in the city of Crown Point.

September 30, 2012 12:00 am

St. John kicks off anniversary festivities with chili cookoff today

ST. JOHN | A chili cookoff kicks off the town’s 175th anniversary celebration today at the St. John VFW Post, 10400 W. 93rd Ave.

September 28, 2012 7:22 pm
Trains and crafts filll Griffith this weekend

Trains and crafts filll Griffith this weekend

September 28, 2012 12:00 am
Methodist Hospitals float

Methodist Hospitals float

Methodist Hospital proudly display their grand prize trophy during the 2012 Orville Redenbacher Parade.

September 21, 2012 10:42 am
Taste of St. Liborius

Taste of St. Liborius

September 09, 2012 7:02 pm Photos

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Cal City celebrates German heritage

Cal City celebrates German heritage

September 09, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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Festival celebrates Chicago Heights' sister cities

Festival celebrates Chicago Heights' sister cities

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The city's rich ethnic and cultural heritages were on full display Saturday with the opening of the inaugural Fall Festival of Sister Cities, held on the grounds of Bloom High School.

September 08, 2012 7:54 pm Photos

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Isaac messes with Labor Day fest

Isaac messes with Labor Day fest

LOWELL | Armed with an inflated sword, Sadie McKinley, 4, chased her 12-year-old brother among the carnival rides on the grounds of American Legion Post 101.

September 01, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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