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Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

INDIANAPOLIS | Maryland coach Randy Edsall has seen enough of Indiana running back Tevin Coleman.

September 26, 2014 11:15 am
Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld, right, laterals the ball to running back Tevin Coleman during last week's upset win at Missouri.

September 26, 2014 11:15 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: United Way campaign about more than dollars

GUEST COMMENTARY: United Way campaign about more than dollars

During the coming months, United Way staff and volunteers will be making workplace presentations to thousands of employees throughout Northwest Indiana in coordination with the community campaign.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Volunteering is good for community, good for you

GUEST COMMENTARY: Volunteering is good for community, good for you

Tom Brokaw got it right when he said, “It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.”

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Cleaning up litter, unemployment via volunteering

YOUNG VOICES: Cleaning up litter, unemployment via volunteering

As I drove on the expressway this past weekend, I noticed how dirty the sides of the roads were. Empty plastic bottles, plastic bags and remnants from fast food restaurants decorated the highway.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Iowa baseball museum struggles when namesake dies

VAN METER, Iowa | Nothing brings former Cleveland Indians star Bob Feller's hometown of Van Meter, Iowa, together quite like Randi Van Rees and her succulent pork tenderloin sandwiches.

April 25, 2014 4:08 pm

Local chapters celebrate Tri Kappa Week unique to Indiana

Indiana Governor Michael Pence has proclaimed Feb. 16-22 as Tri Kappa Week.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

The generosity of individuals and business owners who donate to the Methodist Hospitals Foundation is making a difference in the lives of thousands of families in Northwest Indiana every day.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am
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December 20, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Food banks worth far more than a hill of lima beans

RICH JAMES: Food banks worth far more than a hill of lima beans

I haven’t gone to bed hungry since the night mom served liver and lima beans for supper when I was a kid.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Cultivating an attitude of gratitude through service

GUEST COMMENTARY: Cultivating an attitude of gratitude through service

Today, people across the globe will celebrate World Gratitude Day – a day started in 1977 to show gratitude and appreciation for those around you.

September 21, 2013 12:00 am

Purdue foundation's website helps entrepreneurs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | The Purdue Research Foundation has launched a website called "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" that offers a how-to approach to help entrepreneurs, investors, collaborators and others find information about commercializing Purdue innovations.

September 01, 2013 11:00 am
Women gather to celebrate another year of philanthropy

Women gather to celebrate another year of philanthropy

CROWN POINT | Each year the Crown Point Community Foundation gathers to celebrate women and philanthropy.

August 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Methodist Hospitals plaque honors Ribordy

Methodist Hospitals plaque honors Ribordy

MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals held a ceremony this summer to honor the late Denis E. Ribordy, past Board of Directors president, with the dedication of a plaque in memory of his many contributions to the hospitals.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Join Lake Area United Way in fight against hunger

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Join Lake Area United Way in fight against hunger

The Lake Area United Way is committed to improving our communities through the areas of education, income and health. Helping to fight hunger is a key part of our mission because it directly impacts each of these areas.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Enhance appreciation of area's arts, natural resources

GUEST COMMENTARY: Enhance appreciation of area's arts, natural resources

Northwest Indiana is a diverse region with many extraordinary opportunities for arts and cultural events, recreational sports and entertainment, and nature and the outdoors. We ought to take full advantage of these rich cultural and recreational opportunities and strengthen our identity as a…

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
Lance Armstrong finds support in Iowa

Lance Armstrong finds support in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa |Cyclist Lance Armstrong says fellow riders have been generally supportive of him this week during an annual bike ride across Iowa.

July 23, 2013 5:30 pm
Foundation and clubs team up to support charities

Foundation and clubs team up to support charities

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School student clubs joined forces with the Crown Point Community Foundation to donate $2,400 each to four charitable organizations.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Plan for your death, help your heirs

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Plan for your death, help your heirs

Just weeks before my father died suddenly last fall, I distinctly remember Harry Vande Velde, president and CEO of the Legacy Foundation, saying, “It’s not if you die, it’s when." We should plan for that event as well as we plan for all the others in our lives.

June 16, 2013 12:00 am
Nike cutting ties to Livestrong

Nike cutting ties to Livestrong

AUSTIN, Texas | With Nike's help, Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer charity turned a little yellow wristband into a global symbol for cancer survivors.

May 28, 2013 5:35 pm
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