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Munster native Bonnar out of MMA retirement

After a retirement from competition approaching two years, Munster native Stephan Bonnar is returning to MMA.

August 27, 2014 6:30 pm
Hall call: Thomas, Glavine and Maddux to enter shrine

Hall call: Thomas, Glavine and Maddux to enter shrine

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. | Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.

July 26, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

Looking over the roster and the resumes of the mid-career success stories that have caught our attention this year, there are some common denominators that stand out in my mind. Whether the names are familiar is not as important as the fact that these are people who have changed the game and…

May 24, 2014 1:18 pm
Region's own Jerry Ross earns place in U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Region's own Jerry Ross earns place in U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

As a child, Jerry Ross' heroes were astronauts involved in NASA's Mercury missions.

May 05, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Gary civil rights forum focuses on access, equity

Gary civil rights forum focuses on access, equity

GARY | Speakers at a forum Friday on civil rights focused on access and equity, as well as creating a permanent structure where such issues can be discussed and debated.

April 04, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Experience, knowledge and skills are a necessary basis for high achievement, but as any Times Business and Industry Hall of Fame winner will tell you, navigation is a priority even for those who are at the top of the game.

March 09, 2014 1:18 pm
Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

United States forward T.J. Oshie is hit by Russia forward Alex Ovechkin during a men's ice hockey game Saturday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. won 3-2 in a shootout.

February 17, 2014 6:41 pm
OFFBEAT: Times readers offer astronaut updates and reminders

OFFBEAT: Times readers offer astronaut updates and reminders

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Marian Catholic High School introduces its Hall of Fame inductees

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Marian Catholic High School community will celebrate the achievement of five remarkable Hall of Fame awardees on Feb. 6 at the Olympia Fields Country Club, 2800 Country Club Drive.

January 27, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Amanda (Wendlinger) Suarez, Hanover Central

Amanda (Wendlinger) Suarez, Hanover Central

Amanda (Wendlinger) Suarez has left North Newton as the Spartans head softball coach and is returning to her alma mater, Hanover Central, where she pitched the Wildcats to the 2004 Class 2A state championship.

August 19, 2013 8:10 pm
Munster's Bonnar inducted into UFC Hall of Fame

Munster's Bonnar inducted into UFC Hall of Fame

Stephan Bonnar never fought for an Ultimate Fighting Championship title, but he will go down in mixed martial arts history as one of the sport's most important figures.

July 10, 2013 6:30 pm
Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Assoc. Hall of Fame inductee

Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Assoc. Hall of Fame inductee

Memorabilia fills the walls and counter space in Hirata's Lowell Body Shop. Hirata was inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame this year.

May 22, 2013 8:23 pm
Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame inductee

Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame inductee

Ken Hirata was inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame on March 14. Currently, he is part of his son David's racing team and David' nitromethane-injected dragster. He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Hot Rod Association in 2003.

May 22, 2013 8:23 pm
Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame inductee

Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Association Hall of Fame inductee

Ken Hirata's International Drag Racing Hall of Fame trophy sits on the counter in Hirata's Speed Shop in Lowell,along with other awards. He's still on team Hirata, but with his son David driving the nitromethane-injected dragster.

May 22, 2013 8:23 pm
Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Assoc. Hall of Fame inductee

Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Assoc. Hall of Fame inductee

Ken Hirata, right, was inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame this year. Now, he's on the team with his son David, left, and his nitromethane injected dragster. Ken Hirata and wife Chiyo, center, travel with David.

May 22, 2013 8:22 pm
Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Assoc. Hall of Fame indcutee

Ken Hirata, National Hot Rod Assoc. Hall of Fame indcutee

Ken Hirata, right, was inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame this year. Now, he's on the team with his son David, left, and his nitromethane injected dragster. Ken Hirata and wife Chiyo, center, travel with David.

May 22, 2013 8:22 pm

Brothers join late father in Indiana Hall of Fame, lead class of seven inductees

HOBART | The menu for Sunday evening’s Indiana Football Hall of Fame inductee dinner did not include bean soup.

May 05, 2013 8:45 pm
OFFBEAT: Lassie's Timmy and Blackhawk Denis Savard here this week

OFFBEAT: Lassie's Timmy and Blackhawk Denis Savard here this week

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
Names of Fame

Names of Fame

Four company leaders received the region's most prestigious business honor March 22 with induction into the Northwest Indiana Business and Industry Hall of Fame. The honorees at the sixth annual ceremony at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza were Tom Collins Sr., of Valparaiso, CEO of Hobart's…

April 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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