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Touch of Dutch festival seeking vendors

DE MOTTE | The DeMotte Chamber of Commerce is seeking food and craft vendors for the annual Touch of Dutch festival, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 at Spencer Park.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Nonprofit youth organizations can apply for IYI grants

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Youth Institute invites community and faith-based nonprofit organizations in Indiana serving children and youth to apply for assistance to improve their current effectiveness and their capacity to serve in the future.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
Valley Community Players bring "Joseph" to the stage

Valley Community Players bring "Joseph" to the stage

WHEATFIELD | All the hard work of the dedicated volunteers, cast and crew of a newly-formed community theater will come to fruition this week as the Valley Community Players bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" to the stage as its …

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for region

A beach hazards statement remains in effect through Tuesday night for Lake Michigan beaches in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.

July 14, 2014 10:39 pm

Aliveness Project hosts National Get Tested Day event

GARY | The Aliveness Project of Northwest Indiana will host a “Take the Test, Take Control” event Friday aimed at testing as many people for HIV as possible.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

High speed chase ends in empty gas tank for Lake Station suspect

MERRILLVILLE | A high-speed pursuit on Interstate 65 late Tuesday was a gas guzzler, Merrillville police said.

June 25, 2014 5:23 pm

Former Jasper County animal control officer charged with theft, misconduct

RENSSELAER | The Jasper County sheriff's animal control officer was removed from her duties because of allegations she bought items for her private pet care business using department funds, police said.

June 16, 2014 6:00 pm
Women's center co-founder offers safe place for healing

Women's center co-founder offers safe place for healing

Kelly Vates works to heal the body, mind and spirit as co-founder and executive director of Fair Haven Center for Women, 2645 Ridge Road, Highland.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Porter named College Success County

INDIANAPOLIS | It was graduation day at the Statehouse on Monday for Porter County's College Success Coalition.

June 09, 2014 4:45 pm
MARC CHASE: Air show clears runway for disability access

MARC CHASE: Air show clears runway for disability access

Few things bother me more than watching region wheelchair users or other disabled folks struggling to overcome barriers created by bad planning of government officials or private businesses.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Dostoyevsky’s classic novel adapted for the stage

Dostoyevsky’s classic novel adapted for the stage

CHESTERTON | The 4th Street Theater will present a new, award-winning adaptation of "Crime and Punishment," Fyodor Dostoyevsky's literary masterpiece, opening tonight at 125 N. Fourth St.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am

Water Tower Days festival seeking vendors

REMINGTON | Remington Water Tower Days is seeking food, arts and crafts, kids’ booths and community yard sale vendors for the festival scheduled to take place June 13 and 14 in downtown Remington. The application deadline is Friday. According to Dana Pampel, president of the festival committ…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am
St. Mary's Environmental Club visits new shrimp farm

St. Mary's Environmental Club visits new shrimp farm

WHEATFIELD | Northwest Indiana might seem an unlikely place for growing some of the country’s favorite seafood. However, the students in the Environmental Club at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point became the first school group to visit a new indoor shrimp farm located Wheatfield.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dye foundation awards scholarships

Dye foundation awards scholarships

MUNSTER | The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation awarded more than $1.7 million in new Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships to 87 graduating seniors from Northwest Indiana high schools.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am
Primary election turnout just 13 percent

Primary election turnout just 13 percent

INDIANAPOLIS | Fewer Hoosiers voted in the May 6 primary than in any statewide election over the past quarter-century, and possibly ever.

June 03, 2014 1:55 pm Related

Rare Audio storytelling contest open to students

Indiana University's American Student Radio, ASR, is hosting a national audio contest for students in kindergarten through high school that will be judged by "This American Life’s" Ira Glass. Submissions close June 1.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am

NWI fans to be celebrated at White Sox game

Chicago White Sox fans from Northwest Indiana will be celebrated at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday. Fans can enjoy specially priced tickets as the White Sox take on the San Diego Padres.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am

Four hurt in 2-vehicle collision on U.S. 231 south of Hebron

KEENER TOWNSHIP | Two Wheatfield women were airlifted to a hospital after they were injured in a crash Wednesday on U.S. 231 just south of the Kankakee River, police said.

May 22, 2014 7:15 pm
USF Crown Point hosts pinning ceremony for largest class

USF Crown Point hosts pinning ceremony for largest class

CROWN POINT | The University of St. Francis Crown Point held a pinning ceremony for its largest-ever class of graduating nurses May 6 at Crown Point High School.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am
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