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Gapers slow northbound I-65 near 61st Ave.

HOBART | Gapers to a minor, single-vehicle rollover accident on northbound Interstate 65 between the 61st Avenue and Ridge Road exits jammed traffic there Tuesday morning.

October 14, 2014 8:48 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Big names headline Munster Friends of Theatre luncheon

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Big names headline Munster Friends of Theatre luncheon

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am
Drivers beware: Buses are back on the road and kids are in the zone

Drivers beware: Buses are back on the road and kids are in the zone

As the school year gets underway, thousands of buses carrying tens of thousands of students will begin flooding the streets of Northwest Indiana and south suburban Chicago. 

August 11, 2014 12:47 pm

Sections of Columbia Avenue to be closed beginning Monday

MUNSTER | The public works department will be closing sections of Columbia Avenue beginning Monday for sewer main replacement.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing Historical Walk tells the town's story

Lansing Historical Walk tells the town's story

LANSING | On Monday night, Paul Schultz continued what has become a 30-year tradition of leading the Lansing Historical Walk down Ridge Road. With cars going by and tidbits flying, a large group of attendees surrounded Schultz as he told stories of Lansing families throughout the years. The …

June 23, 2014 5:27 pm Photos

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Man robbed trying while trying to buy a cell phone

GARY | A 22-year-old man was reportedly robbed Sunday afternoon in the area of Ridge Road and Georgia Street.

May 12, 2014 3:38 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Hike the Dunes, appreciate their beauty

YOUNG VOICES: Hike the Dunes, appreciate their beauty

A few years ago, I took a class called Environmental Science. In the yearlong class, students learned how the region was formed. Later, the students learned about the formation of the Florida Keys.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am
Historic Lansing building to become music college

Historic Lansing building to become music college

LANSING | For the first time in 120 years, a historic Lansing building will not be occupied by a village department or organization. The building at 3404 Lake St., just off of Ridge Road in downtown Lansing is now Visible Music College, a full-accredited four-year Christian music school whic…

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

Winter weather hampers delivery

Over the last few weeks, mail carriers have swaddled themselves in layers, clutched hand-warmers and donned boots with at least 2 inches of tread.

February 05, 2014 3:30 pm
Travel at your own risk: Ex-INDOT workers raise concerns

Travel at your own risk: Ex-INDOT workers raise concerns

The Indiana Department of Transportation fired an employee for posting a video on the social media about Cline Avenue's potholed surface earlier this month.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Gayety's in Schererville has served its last scoop

Gayety's in Schererville has served its last scoop

SCHERERVILLE | A popular chocolate shop and ice cream parlor has closed its Schererville location.

December 31, 2013 1:30 pm Photos

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Highland man was first to cross old Nine Span Bridge

Highland man was first to cross old Nine Span Bridge

Before walking to school, a 7-year-old Highland boy used to scrub the maple floor of his father's restaurant every morning with lye soap made with cooking grease from the kitchen.

December 06, 2013 7:30 pm
Hobart resident hopes to curb traffic problems at new gateway

Hobart resident hopes to curb traffic problems at new gateway

HOBART | A nearly completed concrete median that's part of Hobart's new Festival Park gateway concerns resident Larry Brown.

November 10, 2013 9:15 pm
development in portage

development in portage

Jim Fitzer, of Portage's Economic Development Corp., stands near a new Family Express store under construction along Ridge Road near Willowcreek. Portage has been successfully attracting new businesses to its area.

August 27, 2013 2:13 pm
development in portage

development in portage

Jim Fitzer, of Portage's Economic Development Corp., stands near a new Family Express store under construction along Ridge Road near Willowcreek.

August 27, 2013 2:13 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs better roads, not NIMBY detours

WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs better roads, not NIMBY detours

The temporary closure of U.S. 30 in Dyer earlier this month got me to thinking.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
Blue Top Drive-in building faces uncertain future

Blue Top Drive-in building faces uncertain future

HIGHLAND | The bright neon lights have dimmed at Johnsen's Blue Top Drive-In, a landmark Highland restaurant where carhops served up big burgers and homemade root beer for nearly eight decades.

July 10, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Gary airport board wants to borrow nearly twice as much

Gary airport board wants to borrow nearly twice as much

Costs are mounting for the Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion and initiative to lure private investors.

June 24, 2013 1:56 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Up to challenge on redevelopment transformation

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Up to challenge on redevelopment transformation

I recently attended Lansing’s 120th birthday celebration that provided a glimpse of the village’s rich and sometimes colorful past. A lot has changed from those early days.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am
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