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NIPSCO union workers taking ratification vote

Tentative 5-year contracts covering 2,000 NIPSCO union employees with raises averaging a little more than 3 percent per year have been reached after months of negotiations.

June 02, 2014 2:00 pm
Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

MERRILLVILLE | More and more people are using single-load detergent packets when washing their dishes or doing their laundry -- instead of measuring out the cleaning agent and maybe spilling some in the process.

November 11, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Association members learn about being "Bring It Home” Heroes

MERILLVILLE | Twenty-seven organization and association representatives learned what it meant to be a hero on March 21 during the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority and Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza’s Bring it Home Ambassador Reception.

March 25, 2013 2:50 pm
Andrean's Ruberry is happy with the way his 59ers steal the ball

Andrean's Ruberry is happy with the way his 59ers steal the ball

Andrean's Matt Ruberry steals the ball against Merrillville earlier this year. The 59ers take their 49-point defensive average into Saturday's Class 3A Plymouth Regional against Lew Wallace, the state's highest scoring team at 79.43 points a game. Andrean must lock down to advance to the cha…

March 07, 2013 8:30 pm
Tough defense pushes Andrean's Gonzalez

Tough defense pushes Andrean's Gonzalez

Andrean's D.J. Gonzalez, right, puts a body on Merrillville's B.J. Jenkins in a game earlier this year. The senior has helped lead the 59ers to one of their best years in terms of defensive average in school history. With an average at 49 points a game, it is hard to hit a shot or get into t…

March 07, 2013 8:28 pm
High school band helps fifth graders make big decision

High school band helps fifth graders make big decision

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville High School band students help the fifth graders at Merrillville Intermediate School make a big decision. All MIS fifth graders have to decide before the school year is out if they want to play an instrument in the band. Many high school band students took tim…

January 14, 2013 12:40 pm Photos

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Over $16,00 Raised to Provide Holiday Food Baskets to 1,000 NWI Families

GARY | Food baskets will be delivered this holiday season to more than 1,000 families in need across Lake, Porter and La Porte County thanks to a partnership between NIPSCO, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, the City of Gary, WLTH Radio 1370-AM and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

December 10, 2012 2:29 pm
Merrillville's Jelani Pruitt, left and B.J. Jenkins defend

Merrillville's Jelani Pruitt, left and B.J. Jenkins defend

Merrillville's Jelani Pruitt, left and B.J. Jenkins defend against Andrean's Collin Wojcik on Saturday.

December 08, 2012 8:34 pm
Merrillville's B.J. Jenkins battles for a rebound

Merrillville's B.J. Jenkins battles for a rebound

Merrillville's B.J. Jenkins battles for a rebound with Andrean's D.J. Gonzalez on Saturday.

December 08, 2012 8:28 pm
Merrillville's Jake Rapopovich, left, tries to control the ball while Andrean's Matt Ruberry defends

Merrillville's Jake Rapopovich, left, tries to control the ball while Andrean's Matt Ruberry defends

Merrillville's Jake Rapopovich, left, tries to control the ball while Andrean's Matt Ruberry defends Saturday.

December 08, 2012 8:30 pm
Merrillville's Jalen Wilbert shoots over Andrean's Nick Davidson

Merrillville's Jalen Wilbert shoots over Andrean's Nick Davidson

Merrillville's Jalen Wilbert shoots over Andrean's Nick Davidson on Saturday.

December 08, 2012 8:25 pm

Schmoozing to Help the United Way

MERRILLVILLE | Only one more month until the United Ways of Lake and Porter Counties kick off their fundraising campaign with the annual Big Schmooze, an upbeat networking event at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville on Sept. 13. This is the must-attend event of the season, with the region’s el…

August 14, 2012 11:22 am
Boys and Girls Club of NWI Art Exhibit this weekend at Westfield

Boys and Girls Club of NWI Art Exhibit this weekend at Westfield

EAST CHICAGO | Looking for a fun way to spend time this weekend, see fantastic and creative artwork, as well as possibly start some Holiday shopping?

November 04, 2011 3:58 pm
VIDEO: Merrillville beats Lake Central in sectional

VIDEO: Merrillville beats Lake Central in sectional

The Pirates rushed for 271 yards, taking the sectional over Duneland Athletic Conference opponent Lake Central, 30-24.

October 22, 2011 12:48 am
Local lay minister heads back to class

Local lay minister heads back to class

Almost every afternoon, Karl Seibel, of Crown Point, is at one of his favorite hangouts with his computer, studying for classes or working on a paper.

June 25, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Merrillville students take a S.T.A.N.D. (Socially Together and Naturally Diverse)

Merrillville students take a S.T.A.N.D. (Socially Together and Naturally Diverse)

MERRILLVILLE | The STAND, (Socially Together and Naturally Diverse) club had its 7th International Dinner on Saturday, May 14 at Pierce Middle School.

May 24, 2011 3:54 pm Photos

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Crossroads Chamber hosts monthly networking meeting

Crossroads Chamber hosts monthly networking meeting

CROWN POINT | The Crossroads Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly networking meeting April 19 at St. Elijah Serbian American Hall.

April 19, 2011 8:27 pm Photos

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Get your tickets for Saturday's breakfast with the Easter bunny

Tickets are selling fast for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, the annual event sponsored by Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Maki Ballroom at the Old Courthouse on the downtown square in Crown Point.

April 14, 2011 12:00 am
Alumni students come home and share college life experiences

Alumni students come home and share college life experiences

MERRILLVILLE | On Thursday, March 15, Merrillville Alumni returned to Merrillville High School to talk to current freshmen and sophomores about college life.

March 19, 2011 1:56 pm Photos

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Statehouse Question of the Day

To sort out fact from fiction as the House Democrats' walkout continues, The Times is answering questions about walkout-related issues.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am
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