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Man insists on jury trial in attempted murder case

CROWN POINT | A former East Chicago man charged with Class A felony attempted murder and two other felony counts insisted Thursday he wanted to be tried by a jury rather than accept a plea agreement with Lake County prosecutors.

April 10, 2014 8:15 pm
Liberty Elementary celebrates Red Ribbon week

Liberty Elementary celebrates Red Ribbon week

Liberty Intermediate students celebrated Red Ribbon Week with many activities. One of the events was the annual poster contest and “Why I Choose To Be Drug-Free” writing contest. Fifth and sixth-grade winners include front from left, Ryleigh Anderson, Joey Gruber, Ryan Hickman, Faith Matta, …

November 20, 2013 12:00 am
Project brings kids to their feet

Project brings kids to their feet

Pictured are some of the flip-flops Kaylee Oates created for children. They come in all sizes and assortments, each one with a personalized message.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
Lions Club donates to area youth

Lions Club donates to area youth

 

July 06, 2013 9:30 pm
Club Wonder helps parents of children with disabilities

Club Wonder helps parents of children with disabilities

Pictured is Leslie Nuss-Bamesberger’s son, Harry.

March 28, 2013 12:00 am

Taste For A Cure wine-tasting event planned for Relay for Life

VALPARAISO | The American Cancer Society Relay For Life team Rush For A Cure will meet and greet the community at a wine-tasting party from 3 to 7 p.m. March 16. Taste For A Cure will be hosted by Anderson's Winery with entertainment by the Bob Baldwin Band / 3B, complimentary food and wine …

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
Annual Kiwanis Pancake Day planned

Annual Kiwanis Pancake Day planned

Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club will hold its annual pancake day from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9 at Valparaiso High School cafeteria, 2727 Campbell St., Valparaiso. There will be early bird door prizes from 6 to 9. Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door with preschoolers eating for free. The…

February 24, 2013 12:00 am

C.P. council advances funding mechanism for city improvement projects

CROWN POINT | A mechanism for funding city improvement projects will advance after approval was granted Wednesday by the Crown Point City Council.

November 14, 2012 7:13 pm
Mitch Markovitz' Lake Michigan poster available online through Dunes National Park Association

Mitch Markovitz' Lake Michigan poster available online through Dunes National Park Association

INDIANA |  Beginning this week, the Mitch Markovitz poster entitled, “Lake Michigan” is available for purchase through the Dunes National Park Association (DNPA) website for $30. The poster, a reproduction of an original Markovitz painting created for the launch of the DNPA, features sand du…

August 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Pennies for Patients

Pennies for Patients

Chesterton Middle School participated in its third annual fundraiser for the Leukemia Society Foundation’s Pennies for Patients. The school's health classes collected money for six weeks, raising a record  $4,000. Top collectors were rewarded with a pizza party. Pictured with their health te…

June 29, 2012 12:00 am
Learning about forensics

Learning about forensics

The Liberty Intermediate sixth-grade teachers, Connie Linsemeyer and Allison Yagodnik, are working on a mini forensic unit with their students. As one of the activities, Chesterton police chief David Cincoski came to the school to show students, left to right, Sebastian Leasure, Payton Coope…

May 25, 2012 12:00 am
Paarlberg Tomatoes Named Red Gold Master Grower

Paarlberg Tomatoes Named Red Gold Master Grower

ROLLING PRAIRIE | Paarlberg Tomatoes of Rolling Prairie, was honored as a Red Gold Master Grower at Red Gold's recent Grower's Banquet held in Indianapolis, IN and was in conjunction with Purdue University's Horticulture Congress. Jim received his eighth Master Grower Award and was presented…

January 23, 2012 9:23 am
Author visits Yost School

Author visits Yost School

Nick Bruel, author and illustrator of the Bad Kitty books, was recently a guest at all the Duneland Elementary Schools and Chesterton Middle School. Bruel is pictured interacting with some students at Yost Elementary during his presentation. He read his new book, "A Bad Kitty Christmas," and…

October 19, 2011 12:00 am
Award winners acknowledged at annual meeting

Award winners acknowledged at annual meeting

VALPARAISO |  The Mental Health Alliance of Porter County recently celebrated and recognized the efforts of several individuals. The Mental Health Alliance is made up of Porter-Starke Services, Inc., the Porter-Starke Services Foundation, and Mental Health America of Porter County.

October 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Weekend sobriety checkpoint in C.P. nets four arrests

CROWN POINT | A Sept. 10 sobriety check point in Crown Point netted four arrests for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, police said.

September 18, 2011 12:00 am
Gene Diamond's thoughts on the economy

Gene Diamond's thoughts on the economy

Gene Diamond, regional CEO of the Franciscan Alliance, offers his thoughts and projections on the economy and the health care industry.

June 13, 2011 3:42 pm
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