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Patriotism

Age is just a number to longtime St. John volunteer

Age is just a number to longtime St. John volunteer

At 87, Marion Thiel’s volunteer work continues to make her a vital member of the St. John community.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am
Patriot honored with Grange Award

Patriot honored with Grange Award

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
Cal City campers show partriotic pride

Cal City campers show partriotic pride

CALUMET CITY | Approximately 75 participants in the Calumet Memorial Park District's Crafty Camp, Youth Camp and HAPP Camp recently took part in a Patriotic Parade.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Who should fight America's wars?

Who should fight America's wars?

A retired U.S. Army colonel, who grew up in Lake County, believes America’s perpetual wars for an ever elusive peace in the post-Vietnam era are due in part to the nation’s all-volunteer military.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

November 11, 2013 12:00 am

VFW essay contests offer scholarships to winners

ST. JOHN | VFW Post 717 and its Ladies Auxiliary are announcing two scholarship opportunities - one for high school students and the other for middle school students.

September 30, 2013 12:00 am
Mom of dead soldier promotes patriotism

Mom of dead soldier promotes patriotism

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Lee Ann Smith says she wishes the family of every fallen soldier could get the reception and support she received in Jacksonville, Ill.

September 02, 2012 8:15 pm
Mom of dead soldier promotes patriotism

Mom of dead soldier promotes patriotism

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts show respect to the life of Sgt. Andrew R. Tobin in august 2011, outside Buchanan and Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Ill. Tobin who was killed Aug. 24, 2011, when insurgents attacked his unit in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Tobin's mother, Lee Ann Smith, was…

September 02, 2012 12:00 am
Old Glory flies at American School

Old Glory flies at American School

LANSING | The American School, a correspondence high school at 2200 E. 170th St., received two new American flags Wednesday courtesy of the Lansing Veterans Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard.

July 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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"How do you show your patriotism?"

"How do you show your patriotism?"

Mary Hill, Munster | "We put up our flag. Other than that, nothing really special. We do spend time time with the family."

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
'How do you show your patriotism?'

'How do you show your patriotism?'

Matt Feferman, Munster | "Me and my daughters sing patriotic songs when I put them to bed at night."

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
'How do you show your patriotism?'

'How do you show your patriotism?'

Region views on patriotism

July 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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'How do you show your patriotism?'

'How do you show your patriotism?'

Cathy Nunn, Munster | "We go to the memorial service at the park every year. I honor my dad the vet."

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
'How do you show your patriotism?'

'How do you show your patriotism?'

Tom Athey, Chesterton | "By voting. Supporting Democratic ideas and Democrats and by talking up the president every chance I get."

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
'How do you show your patriotism?'

'How do you show your patriotism?'

Rickey Taylor, Portage | "I was in the military, and I fly my flag on my home and on my van."

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
"How do you show your patriotism?"

"How do you show your patriotism?"

Region views on patriotism

July 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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'How do you show your patriotism?'

'How do you show your patriotism?'

Rebecca Woods, Munster | "My husband was military. He served for 20 years, and we're proud of that. I'd like to get my family and more people involved. "

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
Teen salutes the flag to earn Girl Scout Gold Award

Teen salutes the flag to earn Girl Scout Gold Award

Tiffani Gibson, 15, of Schererville, raised patriotic spirit with her Girl Scout Gold Award project.

November 16, 2011 12:00 am

Weekend diversions and 9/11 memories in the U.S.A.

What a difference a week makes. Last weekend we were sweltering in a late summer heat wave and scrambled as best we could to find some shade and cool. By Labor Day, milder temperatures prevailed.

September 11, 2011 12:00 am
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