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Gary courthouse operations expected to resume Monday

GARY | The Gary courthouse is scheduled to reopen Monday after an electrical fire in August temporarily closed the building. 

October 18, 2014 5:55 pm

Today in History: Sept. 17, 1914

Good news for Hammond, as the S. R. Feil Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, will locate a plant in the old packing house. They manufacture Salvete, medicated cattle feed. Thirty carloads of product are put out a day.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

HAMMOND | A newly completed pedestrian and bike trail bridge symbolizes the benefits of cooperation between Hammond and Munster, officials of both municipalities said Wednesday.

July 23, 2014 5:36 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Region students test scientific prowess in Olympiad

Region students test scientific prowess in Olympiad

A device designed by middle school student Miranda Munoz lowered its cargo — a raw egg — to the floor from a second-story balcony Saturday during Science Olympiad competition at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.

February 15, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Munster business owner sentenced in bribery case

HAMMOND | The owner of a Munster tree-trimming business will spend a year in federal prison for paying kickbacks to a former Hammond councilman in exchange for city work, court records show.

February 07, 2014 8:18 pm

Lakeshore Chamber to honor businesses and public servants

The "Stars of the Lakeshore" will come out Feb. 15 for the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce's awards dinner.

February 03, 2014 1:08 pm

Buffalo Wild Wings, Hampton Inn coming to Hammond's Oxbow Landing

HAMMOND | This summer, watch for more than $25 million in new construction off an interstate exit in Hammond.

January 27, 2014 4:00 pm
Statue of Flick's Lick from 'A Christmas Story' may get company

Statue of Flick's Lick from 'A Christmas Story' may get company

The bronze statue of Flick from "A Christmas Story" getting his tongue "stuck, stuck, STUUUCK" to a flagpole outside the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond turned out to be a big hit that made international headlines.

January 16, 2014 3:45 pm
'A Christmas Story' draws visitors to NWI, but Cleveland throws bigger bash

'A Christmas Story' draws visitors to NWI, but Cleveland throws bigger bash

CLEVELAND | The line to see the house where much of "A Christmas Story" was filmed didn't stretch all the way back to Terre Haute, but it did extend down a block of clapboard working-class homes that stood in on the silver screen for the bygone Hammond where Jean Shepherd grew up.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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New owner buys Hammond's shuttered State Line Energy plant

New owner buys Hammond's shuttered State Line Energy plant

A new owner has bought a large chunk of the former State Line Energy plant property in Hammond, including the historic Art Deco generating station where workers burned coal to produce electricity for more than eight decades.

December 01, 2013 3:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Hammond, neighboring towns should work through sewer contract without terse posturing

Tearing up a contract before its life is complete is rarely a good way to do business.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
Unilever employee never missed a day of work in 30 years

Unilever employee never missed a day of work in 30 years

HAMMOND | The Unilever plant in Hammond has had its own Cal Ripken Jr., a reliable workhorse who toughed it out day after day, a guy as sturdy as the 83-year-old factory's brick facade.

August 30, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Aleris shuts down Hammond plant, lays off 20

Twenty workers will lose their jobs when an aluminum maker shuts down its Hammond plant at the end of the month.

July 08, 2013 11:38 am
Strong sales boost Hammond auto parts supplier

Strong sales boost Hammond auto parts supplier

Lear Corp. has been running around the clock to keep up with the red-hot sales of the Ford Explorer sports utility vehicle, and is accelerating its production.

July 07, 2013 10:15 pm Photos

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Magazine, records show pattern of sex-related allegations at Hammond church

HAMMOND | The alleged sexual indiscretions of religious leaders associated with the First Baptist Church of Hammond didn't begin with the former head pastor's recent admission to having sex with a 16-year-old church girl.

December 17, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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City officials: Hammond store caught selling fake pot

HAMMOND | A Woodmar-area convenience store already on probation could lose its business license after employees last week sold synthetic marijuana to an undercover inspector, city officials said.

March 26, 2012 10:45 am
MARK KIESLING: McDermott may leave mayor's office for NIRPC top job

MARK KIESLING: McDermott may leave mayor's office for NIRPC top job

Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. might resign that job, as well as his position as Lake County's Democratic Party chairman.

March 18, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Hammond is poorer for Raskosky's passing

MARK KIESLING: Hammond is poorer for Raskosky's passing

The passing of former Hammond Mayor Ed Raskosky this week brings us closer to the end of an era.

January 18, 2012 12:00 am

Music and gridiron greats owe a debt to passionate leaders

The growth of the Calumet Region has depended on the output of individuals passionate about what they do.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
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