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Mayor Costas: Excitement and economic benefits enhance the Popcorn Festival this year

Mayor Costas: Excitement and economic benefits enhance the Popcorn Festival this year

There is nothing like the smell of popcorn wafting from the kitchen or the office microwave to lure people to the tasty treat. It is irresistible. Similarly, there is nothing like the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival to attract people to not only the live music, parade, activities, and food of th…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson welcomes HUD Secretary Julian Castro to Gary

Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson welcomes HUD Secretary Julian Castro to Gary

HUD Secretary Julian Castro speaks as Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson listens Wednesday while standing in the shadow of demolition work that is continuing on the Sheraton Hotel at the base of Broadway in Gary.

August 20, 2014 12:58 pm
Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson welcomes HUD Secretary Julian Castro to Gary

Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson welcomes HUD Secretary Julian Castro to Gary

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and HUD Secretary Julian Castro watch demolition work at the old Sheraton Hotel on Broadway in Gary Wednesday before a news conference.

August 20, 2014 12:57 pm
Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson welcomes HUD Secretary Julian Castro to Gary

Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson welcomes HUD Secretary Julian Castro to Gary

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson applauds as HUD Secretary Julian Castro puts on a t-shirt the mayor gave to him during a news conference Wednesday ion Broadway near the Genesis Center in the shadow of demolition work that is continuing on the old Sheraton Hotel.

August 20, 2014 12:40 pm
Don and Edna Weiss at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for WiseGuy's Liquor Superstore

Don and Edna Weiss at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for WiseGuy's Liquor Superstore

Don and Edna Weiss with scissors as bookends for the ribbon-cutting bow, are joined by Jerry Herzog, Hobart Democratic city councilman, right, and Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor, left, for Friday's opening of WiseGuys Liquor Superstore.

August 16, 2014 12:00 am

Leo Hatch Jr. announces bid for Portage mayor

PORTAGE | Longtime Portage Realtor Leo Hatch Jr. has announced his bid for Portage mayor in the 2015 election.

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
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August 03, 2014 12:00 am

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

INDIANAPOLIS | With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again.

July 27, 2014 8:00 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Man of many hats, Costas leads Valpo to new heights

WILLIAM NANGLE: Man of many hats, Costas leads Valpo to new heights

Jon Costas is a man of many titles. Among them, Valparaiso mayor, musician, lawyer, athlete, church deacon, restaurateur and family man.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
PETE SEAT: What is it about mayors and higher office?

PETE SEAT: What is it about mayors and higher office?

Americans have shown a preference for executive experience in candidates for president. Ever since sitting U.S. Sen. Warren G. Harding ascended to our highest office in 1921, only two presidents, John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama, were elected directly out of Congress and with no executive cr…

July 01, 2014 11:24 pm

Commission awards contract for park improvements

PORTAGE | Major improvements at two city parks can move forward following action taken earlier this week by the city's Redevelopment Commission.

May 22, 2014 11:00 pm
McDermott stepping down as chairman of Lake County Dems

McDermott stepping down as chairman of Lake County Dems

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said Friday he is stepping down as Lake County Democratic Party chairman to run for higher office someday.

May 16, 2014 1:00 pm

Wrong mayor indicted by federal grand jury

Wow! Attention-grabbing front page headline on April 17: "Mayor Indicted." Whoops, wrong mayor.

May 06, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

LAPORTE | A 113-year-old home owned by two families who played important roles in local and national history will be repaired and restored thanks to the building's purchase by Indiana Landmarks.

May 02, 2014 8:04 am
OFFBEAT: Singer Jimmy Cliff heads to Hammond, readers receive replies

OFFBEAT: Singer Jimmy Cliff heads to Hammond, readers receive replies

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Toronto no stranger to scandal among city's leaders

OFFBEAT: Toronto no stranger to scandal among city's leaders

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am
Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

HAMMOND | A popular craft brewery is no longer going to build a restaurant and production brewery at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond.

March 21, 2014 2:43 pm
Former Mayor Daley taken to ICU in Chicago

Former Mayor Daley taken to ICU in Chicago

CHICAGO | Former Mayor Richard M. Daley was hospitalized in an intensive care unit Saturday after feeling ill the night before while returning to Chicago from a business trip in Arizona.

February 01, 2014 5:09 pm
Portage's snowplow controversy hasn't blown over yet

Portage's snowplow controversy hasn't blown over yet

PORTAGE | Portage's "plowgate" controversy is raging on.

January 25, 2014 6:39 pm
Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

GARY | This summer, volunteers from across the country will bring hammers, paint rollers and hand saws to a Gary neighborhood, where they will renovate abandoned homes and build new houses on vacant lots.

January 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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