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Octoberfestivals abound and 'tis the season for apples in Michigan

Octoberfestivals abound and 'tis the season for apples in Michigan

Never miss an Octoberfest, an abundance of apples and a Mad-Men inspired cocktail dinner party with Journeyman at MBC---Pat Colander, Associate Editor and Publisher, Shore Magazine.

September 17, 2014 10:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Glass artist Hopko's leggy work reminds of Paul the Octopus

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Glass artist Hopko's leggy work reminds of Paul the Octopus

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

PARIS | Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.

July 27, 2014 1:30 pm
With Nibali in command, Tour de France is about 2nd place

With Nibali in command, Tour de France is about 2nd place

BERGERAC, France | Ramunas Navardauskas gave Lithuania and his American team a stage victory Friday at the Tour de France. Now cycling's great showcase is reduced to this — the race for second place behind Vincenzo Nibali.

July 25, 2014 4:00 pm
GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

July 22, 2014 5:15 pm

Lt. Col. Matt Urban called 'Gray Ghost' by Germans

Lt. Col. Matt Urban served with the 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, in Sicily, France, Belgium and Germany during World War II.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

Martin wins Tour 9th stage, Gallopin takes lead

MULHOUSE, France | German rider Tony Martin showed he has climbing skills to go with his speed by easily winning the hilly ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, while Frenchman Tony Gallopin took the yellow jersey from Vincenzo Nibali of Italy.

July 13, 2014 8:30 pm

Loew needs a title to prove he is a winner

RIO DE JANEIRO | Joachim Loew has shaped a talented German generation into an entertaining and successful team with a history of near misses. Germany needs to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Loew a winner.

July 12, 2014 8:30 pm

Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd

BRASILIA, Brazil | Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.

July 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Without Neymar, attack not the focus for Brazil

Without Neymar, attack not the focus for Brazil

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil | With Neymar out and Brazil's forwards ineffective throughout the World Cup, it will be up to the team's defenders and midfielders to keep Brazil in contention at the World Cup.

July 07, 2014 8:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Reflection, Renewal on Fourth of July

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reflection, Renewal on Fourth of July

The Fourth of July weekend celebrates community, local as well as national. Parades featuring people in uniform — scouts, firefighters and police as well as the military — traditionally are a fixture. Military uniforms remind us of the role of war in our history — and present. The current Ve…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
Local fans cheer on U.S. in World Cup soccer

Local fans cheer on U.S. in World Cup soccer

MERRILLVILLE | Robert Suarez, of Lowell, and his daughter Allison Suarez, 12, wore their U.S. soccer team loyalty on their sleeves Thursday, and around their necks, and on their heads.

June 26, 2014 4:40 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Think why we're making Bergdahl a target

GUEST COMMENTARY: Think why we're making Bergdahl a target

The furor over the American POW Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl continues to escalate. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on June 11 faced hostile questioning before the House Armed Services Committee. Members of Congress complained the White House broke the law by not consulting in advance

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Energetic carbon rules would hurt Hoosiers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finally revealed plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that could be devastating for Indiana.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Enduring lessons from fateful D-Day

GUEST COMMENTARY: Enduring lessons from fateful D-Day

From ancient times, amphibious military invasions are rightly regarded as particularly difficult. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the greatest such operation, the Allies’ invasion of France in World War II, on June 6, 1944 — D-Day.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
Holocaust survivor's story touches Lake Central students

Holocaust survivor's story touches Lake Central students

ST. JOHN | Ernest Fruehauf lights up when he talks about his first recollections of growing up in Bavaria, Germany. That is until 1938, when his life was turned upside down when his family’s café was destroyed and his father was ripped away and taken to the Dachau Concentration Camp.

May 23, 2014 8:00 pm Video Photos

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Lake Central grad pursuing pro soccer career overseas

Lake Central grad pursuing pro soccer career overseas

So close yet so far.

May 09, 2014 5:00 pm
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April 18, 2014 12:00 am
Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Gov. Mike Pence staked a belligerent position toward Russia on Wednesday, declaring the "reset" of U.S.-Russian relations has failed and calling for construction of a European missile defense shield to deter Russian aggression.

April 16, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Pence, company officials confirm Jaeger-Unitek expansion in LaPorte

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined executives from the Jager Group on Wednesday in Hanover, Germany, to announce the company’s plans to expand operations of its subsidiary, Jaeger-Unitek Sealing Solutions, in LaPorte.

April 16, 2014 1:00 pm
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