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Crossing the Line -- State Fairs

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: State fairs.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
Gas station worker comes to child's rescue

Gas station worker comes to child's rescue

MUNSTER | Hammond resident Cathy Martin was just ending her shift at the Marathon gas station on Calumet Avenue late Wednesday when she noticed a woman standing inside the gas station's store looking lost.

March 14, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Missing Milwaukee child found safe in Munster

MUNSTER | A missing 1-year-old Milwaukee girl was found safe in Munster late Wednesday night thanks to the help of a local resident who noticed the child was not in a car seat and called police.

March 13, 2014 12:47 pm
Beer bus to make regular stops at Northwest Indiana breweries

Beer bus to make regular stops at Northwest Indiana breweries

Beer tourists soon will start pouring off buses and into local craft breweries in Crown Point, Gary and Michigan City.

November 23, 2013 8:00 pm

Johnson Controls keeps Lake County government business, for now

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners will temporarily maintain their climate-control contract with an out-of-state company while looking for cheaper vendors.

November 06, 2013 2:00 pm

Lake commissioners hope new vendor search yields millions in savings

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners got a start last week on what promises to be millions of dollars in savings.

September 23, 2013 6:57 pm
Boys of summer: Young phenoms hit All-Star game

Boys of summer: Young phenoms hit All-Star game

NEW YORK | Flip on any highlight show and you're almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.

July 15, 2013 6:00 pm
Two-Wheelers: A Millenial, A Dad and A Plan

Two-Wheelers: A Millenial, A Dad and A Plan

Bicycling is many things: exercise, transportation, recreation. For me, a bike commuter averse to gyms, it's one thing above all others: adventure.

July 15, 2013 12:00 pm Photos

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McCartney's heading 'Out There'

April 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Two-Wheelers: A Man, A Dad and A Plan

Two-Wheelers: A Man, A Dad and A Plan

Bicycling is many things: exercise, transportation, recreation. For me, a bike commuter averse to gyms, it's one thing above all others: adventure.

April 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Elkins hopes finish of Carvalho elevates him in UFC

MONTREAL | Darren Elkins is close, and he knows it.

March 13, 2013 4:30 pm
Supporting cast pushes Valparaiso in blowout men's win

Supporting cast pushes Valparaiso in blowout men's win

VALPARAISO | Ben Boggs never lost faith that he would be called on to make an impact for the Valparaiso men’s basketball team.

February 01, 2013 9:30 pm Related

Big East non-football schools consider departing

NEW YORK | The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football are considering making a break from the drastically reshaped conference — and how best to go about doing it.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
As Great Lakes plummet, towns try to save harbors

As Great Lakes plummet, towns try to save harbors

ONEKAMA, Mich. (AP) — For more than a century, easy access to Lake Michigan has made Onekama a popular place for summer visitors and a refuge for boaters fleeing dangerous storms. Now the community itself needs a rescue, from slumping lake levels that threaten its precious link to open water.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am

Supporters of Palermo workers call for pizza boycott

MERRILLVILLE | Members of the United Steelworkers and the community are expected to distribute information to Costco shoppers Saturday encouraging them to boycott products that Palermo Villa Inc. makes.

August 25, 2012 12:00 am

Help sought to overturn region's air quality designation

INDIANAPOLIS | The commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management is reaching out to Hoosier members of Congress trying to overturn a ruling that Northwest Indiana's air quality does not meet federal standards.

August 15, 2012 3:45 pm
DOUG ROSS: 'Da region' is bigger than Northwest Indiana

DOUG ROSS: 'Da region' is bigger than Northwest Indiana

How do you define "the region"? It's not as easy as it sounds.

August 01, 2012 12:00 am Video
Mayors: Collaboration needed to improve tri-state region

Mayors: Collaboration needed to improve tri-state region

CHICAGO | The mayors of Gary and Milwaukee pledged to join a partnership Wednesday that would develop an action plan for economic growth and improve collaboration within the tri-state Chicago region.

July 25, 2012 3:30 pm Photos

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Hunter-Reay wins third in a row with Toronto victory

Hunter-Reay wins third in a row with Toronto victory

TORONTO | Flat oval, banked oval or street course, the Midwest or Canada: Ryan Hunter-Reay is proving he can dominate anywhere on the IndyCar circuit.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm
White Sox regain 1st place as Quintana stays stellar

White Sox regain 1st place as Quintana stays stellar

CHICAGO | Jose Quintana again held the fort so well the White Sox fought into the 10th inning to win 1-0 against the Milwaukee Brewers and regain 1st place by ½ game over the Cleveland Indians.

June 24, 2012 6:47 pm Photos

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