These pages from Dec. 24, 2006, show the story about "A Christmas Story" having strong Hammond ties and Doug Ross' column suggestion Hammond and the local tourism bureau capitalize on that classic movie's local ties.
You might still be on a Halloween sugar buzz, but I spent this week thinking about Christmas. Specifically, I had a lot of memories of the movie, "A Christmas Story."
Starting today, Times readers will see a new columnist on A3 on Sundays and Wednesdays, in the spot formerly occupied by the late Mark Kiesling's columns.
Your readers will miss Mark Kiesling. His searching out to publish the truth of corruption, his honesty and bravery in facing deceit and intrigue are media skills desperately needed.
Mark Kiesling's column was the first thing I looked for when I got The Times each morning.
I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Times columnist Mark Kiesling. Mark was the first, and ultimately closest, friend I made when I started working at the old Sun-Journal in Lansing in 1978, and we worked at all the same stops until I left newspapers in 1993.
In heaven, Jean Shepherd and Mike Royko are hosting a welcome party for Mark Kiesling.
There have been many Christmas stories told over the years. This one is about "A Christmas Story" coming home to Hammond.
Northwest Indiana has lost its voice of conscience with the passing of Mark Kiesling.
Times columnist Mark Kiesling and Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross share stories and laughs at a 1994 reception for the opening of The Times' Crown Point office. Kiesling died Thursday.
Colleagues, former colleagues and others who knew late Times staff writer and columnist Mark Kiesling or appreciated his work shared their memories of him or their reaction to his death Thursday. The Times compiled, and includes here, a sampling of their emails and Facebook musings as a trib…
Visitation for Mark Kiesling, an award-winning Times staff writer and columnist, will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster.
Mark Kiesling, longtime staff writer and columnist for The Times, died Thursday afternoon.
Anti-gun crusader Donne Trotter has a little 'splaining to do, Lucy.
It's been a long time since former Cook County State's Attorney Ben Adamowski busted up slot machines for the newspaper cameras.
What's the difference between a dairy cow and a baby?
Hostess Foods might want to reconsider closing its stores in the wake of news that Indiana's top cop would like to see marijuana decriminalized and taxed.
When it comes time to get your $111 share of Indiana's surplus, take the money and run.
The resignation of Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Sr. was pretty much telegraphed when it became clear he is under federal investigation.
Indiana Supreme Court justices will hear arguments this morning on whether the state's school voucher system is the turkey its detractors claim it is.
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