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GUEST COMMENTARY: Pre-K readiness is right for Lake County

GUEST COMMENTARY: Pre-K readiness is right for Lake County

Giving our children a better chance for success is something we should all agree is the right step for the future of Lake County. Preparing our youngest students to realize their full potential as they start their journey toward graduation is imperative. Educational achievement is perhaps th…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Bayh not running for governor in 2016

Bayh not running for governor in 2016

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Evan Bayh will not run in 2016 for a second stint as Indiana governor.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am
Evan Bayh One Region Keynote Address

Evan Bayh One Region Keynote Address

Former Indiana Governor and U.S. Senator Evan Bayh delivered the keynote speech at the One Region Luncheon

September 10, 2014 6:52 pm
One Region honors people who made NWI better

One Region honors people who made NWI better

MERRILLVILLE | A few of Northwest Indiana's most distinguished residents were recognized for making the region better, including supporting the arts, providing hundreds of college scholarships and taking high school students on campus tours.

September 10, 2014 6:36 pm Photos

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Bayh seeks end to partisan divisiveness for America's sake

Bayh seeks end to partisan divisiveness for America's sake

MERRILLVILLE | Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh proclaimed Wednesday the future of the United States hinges on Americans eschewing divisive partisanship, agreeing to set aside their differences and working together for the good of all.

September 10, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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One Region Awards presentation

One Region Awards presentation

Danita Johnson Hughes presents this year's One Region Awards recipients.

September 10, 2014 4:37 pm

Former One Region bookkeeper appears in court

CROWN POINT | The former bookkeeper for the One Region social action organization appeared Friday in Lake County Criminal Court. 

August 29, 2014 5:05 pm

Evan Bayh to keynote One Region luncheon

MERRILLVILLE | The One Region annual luncheon is usually a hot ticket, but seats are in even stronger demand this year.

August 26, 2014 3:56 pm

Ex-One Region bookkeeper fails to show up for court

CROWN POINT | A Crown Point woman accused of stealing more than $33,000 in donations from the One Region social action organization is scheduled to appear in court later this month. 

August 15, 2014 12:05 am
Pilot program to focus on preschool education

Pilot program to focus on preschool education

Katrina McFerrin is pleased to see Lake County is one of five counties in the state selected to operate a preschool education program.

August 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Piketty's capital ideas ring true in Indiana

GUEST COMMENTARY: Piketty's capital ideas ring true in Indiana

Thomas Piketty’s "Capital in the 21st Century" is on the New York Times' bestseller list for a reason. This instant classic provides a cogent explanation for the growth in inequality we see all around us.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Lake County children from low-income families will be among the first in the state to take advantage of Indiana's new prekindergarten voucher program.

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WILLIAM NANGLE: No lazy summer days for Valpo's Sen. Charbonneau

WILLIAM NANGLE: No lazy summer days for Valpo's Sen. Charbonneau

Summer is seen by most as a time of relaxation. A time to vacation. A time to fire up the grill and enjoy the outdoors.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County submits early childhood proposal

After a month of hard work, the One Region organization has submitted its preschool pilot proposal on behalf of Lake County to the Family and Social Service Administration.

June 30, 2014 4:19 pm

Lake County to submit proposal for preschool education

The One Region organization will submit a preschool pilot proposal on behalf of Lake County to the Family and Social Service Administration on Monday.

June 29, 2014 11:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Collaboration can improve public safety

GUEST COMMENTARY: Collaboration can improve public safety

Serious crimes do not respect geographic boundaries. The same is true for offenders and, sadly, their victims.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Ex-One Region bookkeeper gets another hearing date

CROWN POINT | Yet another court date of Aug. 7 has been set for the former bookkeeper for One Region, who is charged with stealing more than $33,000 from the social action organization housed in The Times Media Co. Munster headquarters.

June 12, 2014 5:18 pm
BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

Consider this as you read our special report, "The Price of Poverty": Are cuts to social service agencies and education the right move as poverty increases in Northwest Indiana? What more can or should be done?

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related
Lake County a finalist for preschool pilot program

Lake County a finalist for preschool pilot program

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake County could be selected next month as one of the five counties participating in Indiana's preschool pilot program.

June 04, 2014 3:30 pm Related

GUEST COMMENTARY: We must work toward a healthier region

I recently experienced the great joy of watching my son walk across the stage for his graduation. Upon seeing this I thought, as many parents do, how happy I was that he was happy and healthy. As chancellor, I see many commencement ceremonies each spring. In my reflection, it occurred to me …

May 25, 2014 12:00 am Related

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