Luke and Pete Bochniak, of Valparaiso, work on a sand sculpture from the nursery rhyme, "There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe," last July as they participate in the 16th annual sand sculpture contest at Indiana Dunes State Park.
Marian Catholic boys basketball coach Mike Taylor
Joseph Elliott McCowan greets friends and supporters March 28 outside the Porter County Courthouse in Valparaiso following the sentencing of his son, Dustin McCowan.
Dustin McCowan leaves the Porter County Courthouse on March 28 following his sentencing in the September 2011 murder of Amanda Bach. Judge William Alexa sentenced McCowan to 60 years in prison.
Bloom Township's Anika Johnson grabs a rebound from Illiana Christian's Jann Vree during the season opener. Johnson has been a leader on a young Blazing Trojans team.
The main entrance to the three-story academic west wing of Lake Central High School will open to students Tuesday. The building and a new pool in the east wing are part of a construction project that began in June 2012 at the school in St. John.
A new academic wing at Lake Central High School features wide hallways and new lockers.
The new 50-meter Olympic-sized pool at Lake Central High School features a high diving board and four low diving boards. The pool is part of an expansion at the St. John school.
Crown Point's Johnny Lynk, top center, celebrates the Bulldog's first place in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 1:28.27 Saturday during the IHSAA Boys Swim/Dive Sectional at Crown Point High School.
Marty Ozinga IV, president and co-wner of Ozinga Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete watches Wedensday while a new 375 square foot American flag is raised over Ozinga's Gary, Indiana location. The flag was raised atop a 70-foot aluminum flagpole that was originally built to be used at the London Olymp…
Crown Point's Rachael Honaker can't quite reach a fly ball from Lake Central's Lily Del Toro in the 5th inning as the Bulldogs play the Indians Monday at CPHS.
The baggage claim area stands empty in March at the Gary/Chicago International Airport.
A home is shown for sale in Portage. Overall, 693 homes were sold in November in the five counties covered by the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors, as compared to 680 homes in the same period last year. The median selling price increased to $127,500, a 1.2 percent increase f…
A home is shown for sale in Portage. Minakshi Ghuman, a Realtor with ReMax Pace Realty in Valparaiso, says there has been a positive mindset among buyers and sellers. From the sellers point of view in some cases, there was a shortage of listings in certain price ranges and they were feeling …
Marian Catholic's new girls basketball Dan Murray works with Mercedes Winfrey and other Spartans at a November practice. The Spartans play two games Saturday.
Albert Cohen stands outside his Gary furniture story, Union United Corp. The 88-year-old says he plans to stay there as long as he's physically able.
River Forest High School trainer Bobby Wong helps Anthony Laas stretch out a cramp in his right leg this fall during the Ingots' game in New Chicago against Bishop Noll.
Andrean's athletic trainer Julia Voyles checks Maggie Samels' leg in the first half of its soccer game with Kankakee Valley recently.
Andrean's athletic trainer Julia Voyles sits with members of the girls soccer team as the 59ers play Kankakee's Cougars at Andrean recently.
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