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Lab leader, L.C. judge tapped as NWI Innovators for May

Lab leader, L.C. judge tapped as NWI Innovators for May

A corporate leader in the field of technology for patient care and a Lake County judge are being honored as “NWI Innovators of the Month” for May by the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana.

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National volunteer week -- a time to give back to community

VALPARAISO | This week is National Volunteer Week, a time to take action and discover opportunities to give back and make a difference in the community. During National Volunteer Week, the Valparaiso Family YMCA joins the nation in encouraging individuals to seek ways to give back, while hon…

April 17, 2015 12:00 am
Lake County population loss slows, but still leads state

Lake County population loss slows, but still leads state

Lake County again posted the largest population loss in Indiana last year, but the rate of decline slowed down in what was heralded as a move in the right direction.

April 06, 2015 4:30 pm
Gary church gets one more year to prove viability

Gary church gets one more year to prove viability

GARY | A Catholic parish in danger of closing will have a year to prove it is viable.

April 05, 2015 6:15 pm Photos

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Agencies respond to speeding vehicle going through field

CROWN POINT | Police are investigating an incident involving a speeding car that went off the road early Saturday.

April 04, 2015 7:55 pm

Merrillville man found fatally shot in apartment in Gary

GARY | A Merrillville man was found shot to death Saturday morning after police responded to a call of a home invasion in the 500 block of South Vermillion Place.

April 04, 2015 7:14 pm

Chicago planning council backs RDA funding request

Chicago's Metropolitan Planning Council has reached across the border to back the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority's plea for $9.4 million in annual state funding.

March 26, 2015 2:00 pm
Boutique Destination: Authentic, vintage, unique and eclectic shops throughout NWI and the South Shore

Boutique Destination: Authentic, vintage, unique and eclectic shops throughout NWI and the South Shore

You don't have to drive into Chicago to shop at funky boutiques, hip vintage stores or chic furniture retailers. Northwest Indiana is filled with unique shopping, including eclectic boutiques with finds you won't see in every strip mall and big box-anchored shopping center. Authentic local a…

March 24, 2015 10:28 am Photos

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Eclectic shops throughout NWI and the South Shore

Eclectic shops throughout NWI and the South Shore

You don't have to drive into Chicago to shop at funky boutiques, hip vintage stores or chic furniture retailers. Northwest Indiana is filled with unique shopping, including eclectic boutiques with finds you won't see in every strip mall and big box-anchored shopping center. Authentic local a…

March 24, 2015 10:28 am Photos

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Crown Point High presents musical  'Once Upon a Mattress'

Crown Point High presents musical 'Once Upon a Mattress'

CROWN POINT | Don't expect to nod off despite the title as the Crown Point High School Theatre Department stages the classic musical "Once Upon a Mattress," a comic romp through royal courtship.

March 12, 2015 12:00 am
Public has supported striking USW union workers

Public has supported striking USW union workers

WHITING| Ever since oil workers started striking at BP Whiting Refinery three weeks ago, passing cars have blared their horns in support of the picketing workers who have toughed it out day and night in subzero temperatures.

February 27, 2015 10:15 pm Photos

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DISHES OF THE SOUTH SHORE: Jalapeno's: Rita's Tacos

DISHES OF THE SOUTH SHORE: Jalapeno's: Rita's Tacos

Rita's Tacos are among the many delicious reasons Jalapenos keeps packing in crowds since it opened 18 years ago.

February 23, 2015 12:00 am
DISHES OF THE SOUTH SHORE: Ciao Bella: Gnocchi della Nonna

DISHES OF THE SOUTH SHORE: Ciao Bella: Gnocchi della Nonna

Since it opened in Schererville more than five years ago, Ciao Bella Ristorante has expanded to include a large bar area and more charming rooms to enjoy Tuscan-style Italian fare.

February 21, 2015 12:00 am
Harvested crystal is precious stone for Schererville boy

Harvested crystal is precious stone for Schererville boy

SCHERERVILLE | An amethyst geode with a story as multifaceted as the crystals it contained returned to a local jewelry store with a new look.

February 17, 2015 8:00 pm Photos

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Credit union donates to service league

Credit union donates to service league

Frank Beachnau, Members Advantage Credit Union President; Katherine Brennan, Service League volunteer and Mike Palmer, Members Advantage Credit Union Board Chairman.

February 13, 2015 12:00 am

Woman saves lives of two overdosing on heroin

LAPORTE | Christine Salzer was at home Saturday night when she received word that there was an emergency at a house a few blocks away. So she rushed the five blocks, arriving just in time to save two lives. 

February 09, 2015 7:45 pm
Carillon Bell Tower (copy)

Carillon Bell Tower (copy)

Lawmakers and university leaders have expressed concern over Gov. Scott Walker's plan to cut $300 million from state aid to the University of Wisconsin System in exchange for more autonomy.

January 23, 2015 8:50 pm
Carillon Bell Tower

Carillon Bell Tower

Gov. Scott Walker has suggested imposing a tuition cap after 2017.

January 23, 2015 8:50 pm
DISHES OF THE SOUTH SHORE: Romano's: Ham hoagie

DISHES OF THE SOUTH SHORE: Romano's: Ham hoagie

Romano's in Griffith boldly claims on its menus to have invented the hot ham and cheese hoagie.

January 22, 2015 12:00 am
Kitchen fire at Hammond apartments displaces dozens

Kitchen fire at Hammond apartments displaces dozens

HAMMOND | Up to 40 people were displaced Thursday after a fire in one of the units at a three-story apartment building in Hammond, officials said.

January 08, 2015 7:30 pm
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