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Pence, Rokita demand Ebola travel ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence insists Indiana health officials are prepared should a Hoosier be infected by Ebola, but nevertheless wants the federal government to bar travelers from West Africa from entering the United States.

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Family show promises to touch the heart

Family show promises to touch the heart

CEDAR LAKE | L'arc en Ciel Theatre Group directors Angie Lowe and Paul W. Lowe have created a scenic mountain cabin setting for the LCTG production of "Foxfire," written by Hume Cronyn and Susan Cooper.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteers sew drain pouches for patients at workshop

Volunteers sew drain pouches for patients at workshop

CROWN POINT - Nurse Navigator Joan Filipowski of the Burrell Cancer Center walked into the Sew Thoughtful Workshop and was delightfully surprised.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Time Out For Reading set for 10 a.m. Friday

Time Out For Reading set for 10 a.m. Friday

Everyone in Northwest Indiana is welcome to join thousands of children and adults in Lake, Porter, Jasper, LaPorte, Newton, Pulaski and Starke counties at 10 a.m. Friday and put their noses in a book during the 12th annual Time Out for Reading event co-sponsored by the Northwest Indiana Lite…

October 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Family seeks justice in fatal crash through online petition

Family seeks justice in fatal crash through online petition

Friends and strangers from as far away as Kenya are rallying behind Gerald Williams Sr. as he seeks justice for his seven family members killed in a fiery crash last year.

September 30, 2014 6:00 pm Related

Using the 'Buddy' system to raise awareness about Down syndrome

CROWN POINT | A petting zoo, bounce house, face painting, balloon launch and much more await participants in Sunday’s 10th annual Buddy Walk sponsored by the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

September 29, 2014 7:20 pm
Lawmakers find simplifying taxes difficult

Lawmakers find simplifying taxes difficult

INDIANAPOLIS | A panel of Hoosier lawmakers has discovered that supporting tax simplification is a lot easier than actually simplifying Indiana's tax code.

September 29, 2014 3:30 pm Related

Crossing the Line -- Income Tax

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: Income tax.

September 28, 2014 12:05 am
New additions create atmosphere that's more than a Touch of Dutch

New additions create atmosphere that's more than a Touch of Dutch

DE MOTTE | The 2014 Touch of Dutch festival proved that small changes are capable of creating a big impact.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kankakee River panel OKs $100K for river bank repairs

The Kankakee River Basin Commission is banking on needing no more than $100,000  to fix the deteriorating south banks of the river just west of Interstate 65.

September 24, 2014 7:30 pm

Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show set for Saturday

WHEATFIELD | The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce’s annual Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show will take over the community's downtown area from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
WorkingWell site welcomed in Rensselaer

WorkingWell site welcomed in Rensselaer

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Flash flood watch in effect throughout region

The National Weather Service on Wednesday warned of possible agricultural land flooding along part of the Kankakee River and dangerous swimming conditions in Lake Michigan.

September 10, 2014 10:20 pm

Little Cousin Jasper Festival to feature entertainment, zip line rides

RENSSELAER | The Little Cousin Jasper Festival will bring three days of family fun, food and entertainment to Rensselaer’s historic courthouse and grounds today  through Sunday.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am
Supreme Court considers constitutionality of Indiana right-to-work law

Supreme Court considers constitutionality of Indiana right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | The five justices of the Indiana Supreme Court struggled during oral arguments Thursday to pin down precisely how the state's right-to-work law is unconstitutional.

September 04, 2014 10:50 am Related

State settles price gouging case against DeMotte propane company

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has reached a settlement with a northwestern Indiana propane supplier that overcharged customers during last winter's propane shortage.

September 04, 2014 7:49 am
NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

NWI Preps app brings action and stories to your fingertips

Some of the stories are action highlights of the competition like the winning touchdown, the perfect kill with the game on the line, the line drive diving catch that stopped the rally in the bottom of the last inning, or perhaps it's the inspiring story of family and friends that rally behin…

September 02, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show seeking vendors

WHEATFIELD | The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the 10th annual Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 in downtown Wheatfield. According to Dianne Cochran, chamber vice president, craft, information and food vendors are asked …

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Lightning sparks at least one fire; rains bring relief from heat

Lightning sparks at least one fire; rains bring relief from heat

Lightning caused at least one fire Monday afternoon as a line of storms brought rain and cooler temperatures to the region.

August 25, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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