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Plant and Rummage Sale looks toward next spring's gardens

Summer is winding down, and many gardeners find their thoughts turning to next year. The Crown Point Garden Club will host a Perennial Plant and Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at 326 S. Main St., Crown Point.

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The U.S. has survived elections as well as the Civil War

As we approach mid-term elections nationwide, we would do well to remember that in spite of events, the work of a democracy must go on.

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Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk benefits Challenger Learning Center

Blast off with the Space Race 5K Run & 2K Walk this Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana on the campus of Purdue University Calumet in Hammond. 

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Diary tells of WWI from the homefront in Whiting

(Editor' note: This is the second part of a column about the newly-discovered diary of a 1914-18 Whiting High School student.)

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart welcomes its first Brews & Blues Fest to Festival Park

Hobart’s first Brews & Blues Fest welcomes local breweries from Indiana and beyond to Festival Park, 111 E. Old Ridge Road, on Saturday.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Free programs and support groups serve cancer patients

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit programs and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point spacewalker Jerry Ross returns for book signing

The Crown Point Community Library will host a book signing with NASA astronaut Jerry Ross from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 30. Ross has co-authored a children’s book with Susan Gunderson, "Becoming a Spacewalker; My Journey to the Stars." He is also the author of an adult book, "SpaceWalker; My Jou…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Freedom of speech is here to stay thanks to the U.S. Constitution

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Regional Development Authority renewal a must for 2015

Since its inception nearly 10 years ago, the Regional Development Authority has been a prolific economic development tool in Northwest Indiana, leveraging millions of dollars in local money with funds generated by the State of Indiana.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Families can enjoy Christian music and fellowship at outdoor concert

CEDAR LAKE | Christian churches throughout Cedar Lake have teamed up to present a free outdoor concert open to young people and families from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. “Let Your Light Shine” is the theme of the third annual Christian music festival held at the Franciscan Monastery Lourdes Friary…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
Miller Beach gallery partners with Michigan City artists

Miller Beach gallery partners with Michigan City artists

GARY | The Miller Beach Arts & Creative District is welcomes the Area Artists Association of Northern Indiana , an affiliate of the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, to the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in a joint effort to support the arts and artists of Northern Indiana.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

IDNR hunter's safety course offered this weekend

CEDAR LAKE | The last Hunter’s Educational Safety course offered this year by the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department will be conducted this weekend at Cedar Creek Family Golf Center, 10483 W.109th Ave. Attendees must attend both sessions, 6  to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Dairies still tell history from a personal perspective

Are diaries a thing of the past? Today we call them "journals" and that word itself has become a verb, as in "I journal every night."

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Liss CARSTAR grants wishes thanks to benefit golf outing

A $22,232 check was presented to Kelsey Leichtnam, representing the Make-A-Wish Foundation, by Liss CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts of Crown Point, at the company's ninth annual Charity Golf Outing benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana – Indiana Region.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am
Crossroads Regional chamber welcomes members and guests to new office

Crossroads Regional chamber welcomes members and guests to new office

MERRILLVILLE | Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception Thursday to celebrate the opening of its new location.

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Help feed the horses by attending EEU hog roast Sunday

Exceptional Equestrians Unlimited hosts its third annual hog roast from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park, south side of 73rd Avenue just west of Ind. 51 in Hobart. 

September 10, 2014 12:00 am
Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

“Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”

September 10, 2014 12:00 am
Dinner is served by K of C

Dinner is served by K of C

September 08, 2014 12:00 am
Nurses honored with Cortona awards by coworkers and physicians

Nurses honored with Cortona awards by coworkers and physicians

It is said that there is no higher form of career praise than that expressed by one’s coworkers.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hub City begins Patriot Week with brunch, ends with services

For most of us, Thursday will bring back a flood of memories - we will remember where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news the morning of  Sept. 11, 2001.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
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