VALPARAISO | William Walther watched with some concern as workmen carefully placed his sculpture "To Hope" on the concrete pads next to Cumberland Drive on Thursday.
CHICAGO | You've probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he's gay.
If you think of the region as something less than paradise on Earth, apparently you are not alone or even in the minority.
This week, state leaders euthanized the biggest, boldest Hoosier jobs proposal of the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Illinois started strong and seemed to be setting itself up for another impressive win after defeating top-ranked Indiana, Gonzaga, Butler and Ohio State earlier this season.
VALPARAISO | The city has chosen a consulting team headed by ACP Visioning and Planning, of Columbus, Ohio, to develop what will be the most ambitious strategic plan in Valparaiso's history.
INDIANAPOLIS | The latest state revenue forecast projects Indiana tax receipts from riverboat casino bets will decline over the next two years by $41.4 million, a 9 percent drop, due to competition from new casinos in Ohio.
Origami, which began hundreds of years ago in Japan, has in recent decades attracted the attention of artists, scientists and mathematicians, said Vanessa Gould, director of the 2010 documentary "Between the Folds."
Growing gapes can be a rewarding pursuit. They're appealing to the eye, pleasing to the palate, a profitable sideline, and a reason for parties and neighborhood togetherness. Small wonder so many vineyards are cropping up in people's yards.
The person behind one of the country's fastest-growing animal rescues can't even vote yet. And neither can most of the people leading its 10 chapters across the nation.
INDIANAPOLIS | The 266 miles separating Gary and Elizabeth, Ind., located across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky., are about as far as you can travel without leaving the state, and few Hoosiers ever make the trip.
The 12th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale brought more than 600 individual artisans to the Merchandise Mart in Downtown Chicago from Dec. 6-9.
For Cleveland-based photographer Janet Macoska, a 1989 photo she took of Sir Paul McCartney brings her career full circle.
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CHESTERTON | As Indiana State Police were clearing up one mess caused by a semitrailer rollover in Lake County, they were called to take care of another in Porter County.
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VALPARAISO | A historical bit of American currency will be one of the items on display at a reception Sunday at the Porter County Museum in Valparaiso.
Editor's note: This is the seventh in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
VALPARAISO | The city's battle with the emerald ash borer got a $20,000 assist from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, but city Public Works Director Matt Evans is looking for more.
VALPARAISO | Duane Davison wanted to make some environmental upgrades to his home, like solar power, wind and geothermal, when he heard about the city's offer to install rain gardens in his neighborhood.
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