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Gallop to Western Days Festival

Gallop to Western Days Festival

GRIFFITH | St. Mary Church's annual Western Days Festival rides into town Aug. 14 through 17 on the parish grounds, 525 N. Broad St.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Stop the fireworks, remember the fallen

Here it is late July, and we still hear fireworks at night. As the vehicle was traveling North on Avenue O in Hegewisch, they were throwing M85s from 135th to 132nd.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am

Cease and desist on fireworks

Enough, please. I just spent the morning cleaning up fireworks debris from my drive, lawn, flower beds and vehicle, and there is more on my roof.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

A compliment and complaint

First I would like to compliment the town of Highland on the very quick cleanup after our recent storms and the great fireworks. I'm glad to be a citizen of this great place.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Knock it off with the post-Independence Day fireworks

To all you morons in Misty Hills, Creston and surrounding subdivisions in Lowell, the Fourth of July is over with. I'm tired of listening to fireworks every night until midnight.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Cruise to Whiting for Hollywood cars and fireworks tonight

WHITING | Cruise over to 119th Street in downtown Whiting today from 5 to 9 p.m. for a special Cruise Night show planned in honor of the City of Whiting’s 125th anniversary celebration. Admission is free.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
Apartments, garage severely damaged in weekend Portage fires

Apartments, garage severely damaged in weekend Portage fires

PORTAGE | Portage fire officials aren't ruling out fireworks as the cause of two significant fires over the weekend.

July 07, 2014 2:58 pm
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Police ask celebrants to follow fireworks rules

It’s inevitable consumer fireworks will be used to celebrate Independence Day, but area police want to ensure residents are complying with laws in place.

July 03, 2014 7:30 pm

Whiting opens 125th anniversary celebration with Mickey and Minnie

WHITING | The City of Whiting will kick off its two-month 125th Anniversary Summer Celebration with a fireworks show at tonight at the newly renovated Whiting Lakefront Park. The event will begin with a pre-fireworks party at 7 p.m. and end with an extended fireworks show at 10 p.m. in honor…

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County July 4th events

Here is a list of community events for the July 4th holiday.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County celebrates 4th of July

Fireworks and floats, concerts and contests and Mickey and Minnie Mouse are on tap as the region celebrates the nation's 238th birthday.

July 02, 2014 5:10 pm

Fireworks can trigger unpleasant memories for veterans

The Fourth of July brings booming blasts, crackling bursts and the smell of gunpowder.

July 02, 2014 3:30 pm

Hobart ready to celebrate with music, run, parade and fireworks

Happy Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July. This federal holiday commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, after which we fought to win our independence from Great Britain.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County Fourth of July events

Porter County residents and visitors will have plenty to do to keep themselves occupied on Independence Day.

July 01, 2014 5:49 pm

Crossing the Line -- Fireworks

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Fireworks.

June 28, 2014 5:56 pm

Help keep the lakefront fireworks alive

CHESTERTON | The Duneland Chamber is asking everyone to help build the Fireworks on the Lakefront Fund for this year. Without your support, this cherished tradition is in danger of being cancelled.

June 27, 2014 12:57 pm

No fireworks in Michigan City this year

There will be no fireworks this year in Michigan City.

June 24, 2014 5:26 pm
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