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Senator's aide visiting Lake, Newton counties Tuesday

Senator's aide visiting Lake, Newton counties Tuesday

A staffer for U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind, will be available in Lake and Newton counties Tuesday to meet with Northwest Indiana residents needing assistance with federal government issues.

September 17, 2014 10:05 am

Newton Co. crews pull body of Hammond man from lake

MOROCCO | Fire crews on Tuesday recovered the body of a Hammond man believed to have drowned Saturday in JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area.

July 22, 2014 4:35 pm
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

C.P. motorist injured after hitting semi in Newton Co.

KENTLAND | A Crown Point woman was injured in a crash Thursday at the intersection of U.S. 41 and U.S. 24, the Newton County Sheriff's Office said.

February 25, 2014 5:45 pm

Elementary Spell Bowl set for Thursday in Hub City

CROWN POINT | Approximately 4,500 students in grades 4, 5, and 6 from around the state are preparing for the 21st annual Elementary Spell bowl competition which will take place at more than 30 sites around the state on Thursday, including Col. Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point. More than …

November 20, 2013 12:00 am
Local McDonald’s operators and Food Bank of Northwest Indiana reward top students

Local McDonald’s operators and Food Bank of Northwest Indiana reward top students

MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Operators and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana have awarded the first HOPE Scholarships to 10 outstanding high school students.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Newton Co. sheriff dies after battle with esophageal cancer

KENTLAND | Newton County Sheriff Donald E. Hartman died Thursday, officials said. 

August 19, 2013 8:00 pm

Man arrested after robbing Newton Co. store, cops say

KENTLAND | A Kentland man was arrested early Sunday after robbing a store at gunpoint, the Newton County Sheriff's Office said.

July 07, 2013 7:03 pm

Police: Driver dies after crash with semi in Newton County

KENTLAND | The Newton County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash Friday morning north of Kentland.

May 17, 2013 7:45 pm

Newton Co. meth lab investigation nets two arrests

KENTLAND | Two Kentland residents are being held at the Newton County Jail on charges related to the discovery of a meth  lab, police said early Monday.

April 22, 2013 7:01 am
8-year-old boy stabbed multiple times in Kentland home

8-year-old boy stabbed multiple times in Kentland home

KENTLAND | A 66-year-old man is being held without bond at the Newton County Jail on attempted murder and resisting law enforcement charges after allegedly stabbing an 8-year-old boy multiple times in a Kentland home, police said.

December 19, 2012 10:57 am

Five from region chosen for state boards, commissions

INDIANAPOLIS | A Valparaiso woman who leads an organization that develops workforce solutions for cities and companies in Northwest Indiana is among five region residents recently appointed or reappointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels to various state boards and commissions.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am

10 adults, 2 juveniles arrested in Newton County drug bust

KENTLAND | A five-month undercover investigation has resulted in multiple arrests, Kentland police said.

August 10, 2012 9:16 pm

Newton County traffic stop yields $20,000 in cash, drugs

A Newton County sheriff's deputy making a traffic stop Thursday discovered $20,000 cash, marijuana and other drugs hidden in a vehicle, police said.

August 04, 2012 7:15 pm

Blood drive held today at Newton County Fair

KENTLAND | Newton County Sheriffs Office will host the annual Fallen Officers Blood Drive today at the Newton County Fair, 12100 S. Punkin Vine Road, Kentland.

July 18, 2012 12:00 am
Man's conviction stands despite former Newton prosecutor's lapsed law license

Man's conviction stands despite former Newton prosecutor's lapsed law license

INDIANAPOLIS | An Indianapolis man initially brought to court while the law license of former Newton County Prosecutor Ed Barce was inactive is not entitled to have his conviction automatically set aside, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

July 06, 2012 6:30 pm Related

Indiana Fallen Officers' Blood Drive scheduled June 25, 26

CROWN POINT | The Indiana Fallen Officers' Blood Drive is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 25 and 26 in the Sheriff's Department at the Lake County Government Complex.

June 14, 2012 12:00 am

Area fourth-graders head to Indy for history lesson

For the ninth year, thousands of Hoosier fourth-grade students will learn about Indiana's legendary motor sports culture through the 500 Festival and Indianapolis 500® Education Program, presented by Indiana University Health.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am

Aluminum extrusion products maker closing Kentland plant

An aluminum extrusion products manufacturer is shuttering its only Newton County operation later this year.

February 08, 2012 12:45 pm

Pantry On The Go offers free food

Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators are partnering with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to help fight hunger in underserved communities throughout Northwest Indiana.

October 20, 2011 12:00 am
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