Kevin Krosec, from the Regional Federal Credit Union, left, works with Washington Township Middle School students Tuesday as they find out what their taxes will be while participating in the Envision the Future program at the Porter County Expo Center.
Mady Batey, 14, from Washington Township Middle School, waits to find out about housing as she joins more than 1,000 Porter County eighth-grade students in the Envision the Future program Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center.
Mre than 1,000 Porter County eighth-grade students participate in the Envision the Future program Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center. Sponsored by the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, the event is designed to teach young people how to budget their finances, focusing on monthly expenses …
Brenden Payne, 14, from Washington Township Middle School, works on his buget during the Envision the Future program Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center.
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Plans to renovate the former Nurses Building near the Lake County Government Center in Crown Point are still in place with hopes for making it into a creative arts center.
Plans to renovate the former Nurses Building near the Lake County Government Center are still in place with hopes for a creative arts center in the 80-year-old building.
The new year dawned full of promise and hope and other delusions, which means it's time again for the soothiest of soothsayers, the man who puts the "dam" in Nostradamus, the Amazing Wielando.
Keynote speaker Floyd Flake recognizes Gary Mayor-elect Karen Freeman-Wilson at the City of Promise event at the Genesis Center in Gary on Tuesday. Flake, a New York-based minister and former Congressman, told more than 500 people it is important to have transformational leadership and for r…
Gary Mayor Rudy Clay speaks Tuesday during the City of Promise event at the Genesis Center. Before introducing Mayor-Elect Karen Freeman-Wilson to more than 500 people at the Genesis Center, Clay took an opportunity to recount his successes and challenges as the top government executive in h…
Gary Mayor-elect Karen Freeman-Wilson chats with Hammond resident Albertine Cherry-Dent at Tuesday's City of Promise gathering at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary.
O'Merrial Butchee, far left, of Ivy Tech Community College, applauds along with Gary Mayor-Elect Karen Freeman-Wilson and keynote speaker Floyd Flake in honoring Gary Mayor Rudy Clay, far right, at the City of Promise gathering Tuesday at the Genesis Convention Center.
Gary Mayor-elect Karen Freeman-Wilson fields questions Tuesday at the City of Promise gathering, an event sponsored in part by The Times Media Co. at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary. "Northwest Indiana has the potential to be great, with Gary as the crown jewel," she said.
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