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Lincoln Highway

Today in History: July 9, 1914

Munster and Dyer yesterday served notice on L.G. Fischer of Chicago, owner of 2,000 acres of property south of Hammond, that they proposed to go through with plans to open Hohman Street from Munster south to the Lincoln Highway in Dyer.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
Man begins walk across Lincoln Highway

Man begins walk across Lincoln Highway

A Leesburg man began Friday walking through the state of Indiana along the 1928 version of the first transcontinental highway - Lincoln Highway.

April 25, 2014 10:00 pm
New owner renovating, leasing space in prominent office building

New owner renovating, leasing space in prominent office building

A new owner recently signed six leases at the Crossings of Schererville office building, while pursuing extensive renovations.

December 04, 2013 11:00 am

Eisenhower's leadership is lesson for current era

It has been noted that it is 150 years since Lincoln Highway was dedicated. Few realize its impact on history and the United States.

July 17, 2013 12:00 am
Lincoln Highway celebrates centennial

Lincoln Highway celebrates centennial

One hundred years ago, three businessmen envisioned being able to travel across the country.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Highland to mark anniversary of Lincoln Highway on May 23

HIGHLAND | The Highland Historical Society will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Highway on May 23.

May 16, 2013 12:00 am
Lincoln Highway mural series in south suburbs complete

Lincoln Highway mural series in south suburbs complete

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The final mural in the Lincoln Highway series in Chicago's Southland was installed Friday on 14th Street in Chicago Heights.

April 05, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Bloom Trail students clean up stretch of U.S. 30

Bloom Trail students clean up stretch of U.S. 30

Bloom Trail students, from left, Lajanai Owens, Denise Zavala, and Ashley Crett pick up trash along U.S. 30 near Sauk Village as part of the community service they perform with the school's Navy Junior ROTC.

October 28, 2012 12:00 am
Bloom Trail students clean up stretch of U.S. 30

Bloom Trail students clean up stretch of U.S. 30

Bloom Trail students Jesus Franco, left, and Josh Witt with the piles of garbage bags collected along U.S. 30 between Glenwood-Dyer Road and Torrence Avenue. Students from the Steger school volunteered and cleaned up a portion of the route also known as Lincoln Highway.

October 28, 2012 12:00 am

Play premieres as benefit for Old Lake County Courthouse

“Frozen Stiff”, a dinner theater murder mystery, will premiere in the elegant Maki Ballroom of the Lake Court House in Crown Point next month. The production is a benefit for the Lake Court House Foundation Inc.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Artist installs historical mural in Lynwood

Artist installs historical mural in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | The “Father of the Lincoln Highway” now overlooks the eastern terminus to the Illinois portion of the transcontinental highway.

October 10, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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Artist installs historical mural in Lynwood

Artist installs historical mural in Lynwood

The Illinois Lincoln Highway's latest mural features a portrait of Carl G. Fisher, considered the "Father of the Lincoln Highway," and is seen Wednesday on Lynwood's Senior/Youth Center.

October 10, 2012 3:01 pm
Artist installs historical mural in Lynwood

Artist installs historical mural in Lynwood

Artist Jay Allen, of ShawCraft Sign Co. of Machesney Park, Ill., installs a mural Wednesday from the Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition that features a portrait of Carl G. Fisher, considered the "Father of the Lincoln Highway," on Lynwood's Senior/Youth Center.

October 10, 2012 2:59 pm
Business pours $1,000 into M'ville girl's fundraiser for children's hospital

Business pours $1,000 into M'ville girl's fundraiser for children's hospital

MERRILLVILLE | A local business is donating $1,000 to help the cause of a Merrillville girl who is raising money for Riley Hospital for Children.

July 12, 2012 7:15 pm
Headstones found in Valpo yard

Headstones found in Valpo yard

VALPARAISO | Most people don't expect to find tombstones when they are digging in their yard, but Mike Pardo found fragments of one while trenching around the foundation of his house recently.

March 29, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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Sauk Village erects historical mural

Sauk Village erects historical mural

SAUK VILLAGE | A mural celebrating Old Lincoln Highway has been erected at Fairway Foods, near the corner of Sauk Trail and Torrence Avenue. Created and installed by Jay Allen and Joe Marshall, of ShawCraft Sign Co., it depicts a cow crossing the Kavelage Bridge, built in the early 20th cent…

March 01, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Valpo OKs $20M pact with INDOT

VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved the agreement with the state that will give the city control of Lincolnway and provide $18 million for improvements to U.S. 30.

February 23, 2012 12:11 pm
Porter County historical roads given star treatment in film

Porter County historical roads given star treatment in film

VALPARAISO | Three Porter County roads have starring roles in a 90-minute IMAX film featuring some of the state's historical highways.

February 10, 2012 2:52 pm

Lugar's 'sweet tour' bound for Hobart

HOBART| A region candy maker is preparing to host a visit by U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar in support of his efforts to reform the federal U.S Sugar Program.

August 29, 2011 12:00 am
A sentimental journey

A sentimental journey

VALPARAISO | With the brick and stone buildings of downtown Valparaiso as the backdrop, more than a dozen Ford Model A's from the early 20th century rolled into the courthouse square Saturday afternoon.

August 07, 2011 9:30 pm Photos

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