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August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Mentoring Students: NIPSCO program helps prepare students for future

Mentoring Students: NIPSCO program helps prepare students for future

Brandi Sims just graduated from Merrillville High School this spring, but already has a plan for the next few years of her life mapped out.

August 11, 2014 12:47 pm
Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.

August 10, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Young actor ready with final cabaret show for college fund

OFFBEAT: Young actor ready with final cabaret show for college fund

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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August 10, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Education in region grit behind some school names

MARC CHASE: Education in region grit behind some school names

Back-to-school time in Northwest Indiana is a prime opportunity for reflection on that good old-fashioned grit which so thoroughly characterizes our region and the people who built it.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Police find abducted Merrillville teen, arrest Hammond man

MERRILLVILLE | A Hammond man was arrested Thursday night in the abduction of a teenage girl at Merrillville High School.

August 08, 2014 7:18 pm
Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

Looking Forward: Modest growth in region despite state upheaval

In Gail Nicolini's Honors Pre-Calculus class, Merrillville High School junior Christopher Newman uses a calculator to solve problems. The math department offers Algebra I and II, Pre-Calculus, Geometry, Investigative Geometry, Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry, Calculus and Trigonometry, Probabi…

August 01, 2014 10:20 pm
Essay on respecting different cultures earns coed a scholarship

Essay on respecting different cultures earns coed a scholarship

Nevena Djurdjevic, 22, was recently awarded third place in the WyzAnt College Scholarship essay competition, earning her $2,000.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

New Kyle principal, Fegely assistant principal named

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board approved two new administrators for the upcoming school year.

July 21, 2014 7:30 pm
OFFBEAT: Film doc this month honors Region theater Reinharts

OFFBEAT: Film doc this month honors Region theater Reinharts

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am
Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart in 1965

Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart in 1965

Margilee and Jerauld Reinhart, the founders of Ross Summer Music Theatre, are shown in 1965 reviewing musical scores for a planned production.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am

Workshop explores schools' role with LGBTQ youth

VALPARAISO | Area professionals learned Tuesday about creating a healthy and supportive climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in schools.

July 08, 2014 9:00 pm
Merrillville High named Four Star School

Merrillville High named Four Star School

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville High School joined the ranks of schools which were named Indiana Four Star Schools in the 2012-13 school year.

July 07, 2014 5:18 pm Photos

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Electricity expected to be back for all residents Thursday; experts confirm 2 NWI tornadoes

Electricity expected to be back for all residents Thursday; experts confirm 2 NWI tornadoes

Days after powerful storms tore through the region, 18,500 NIPSCO customers remained without power Wednesday night and officials confirmed one tornado southeast of Lowell and another near DeMotte.

July 02, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Thousands without power in wake of storms

Thousands without power in wake of storms

The 43,000 NIPSCO customers still without power Tuesday night following strong overnight storms could have to wait several days to see it restored, utility representatives said.

July 01, 2014 7:10 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Local dentist Dr. Angerman had Liberace as friend and patient

OFFBEAT: Local dentist Dr. Angerman had Liberace as friend and patient

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 22, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Merrillville High School's Cheryl Albers honored for 26 blood donations

Merrillville High School's Cheryl Albers honored for 26 blood donations

MERRILLVILLE | Members of the Family, Career, and Consumer Leaders of America at Merrillville High School, Alexandra Dobrea and Madeline Estrada, recently presented Cheryl Albers with a certificate from Heartland Blood Centers.

June 19, 2014 4:41 pm
Lake Central students claim 7 of 12 honors in statewide contest

Lake Central students claim 7 of 12 honors in statewide contest

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School students took 7 of 12 top awards at the 43rd annual Indiana High School Architectural Design Competition capped by ceremonies at the Indianapolis Artsgarden. The Porter County Career and Technical Center boasted two honorees, and one Merrillville High Scho…

June 12, 2014 12:00 am
Gregg Popovich, Kevin Durant

Gregg Popovich, Kevin Durant

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, left, consoles Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant following Saturday's decisive Game 6 win in the Western Conference Finals.

June 02, 2014 4:27 pm
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