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GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you ready to face disaster?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you ready to face disaster?

Northwest Indiana is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We are able to enjoy the changing seasons, sometimes in a single 24-hour period. Our unpredictable weather can be a source of enjoyment, or it can wreak havoc. A few weeks ago, several blocks in South Haven had four feet of w…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Salvation Army soliciting vendors for fall bazaar

SOUTH HAVEN | The Salvation Army Porter County Corps Community Center invites the public, local businesses and families to sell wares, new or used, at The Salvation Army's upcoming flea market and bazaar.

September 13, 2014 8:00 pm
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Jackalyn Miller, of Portage, picks up backpacks Friday for her son, Trevor Preisser, 6, and her daughter, Raven Preisser, 5, at the Salvation Army in South Haven. The Salvation Army helped nearly 200 children during its Stuff the Bus program.

August 01, 2014 7:04 pm
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Timmy Murdock, 3, holds up his arm as he gets it painted Friday afternoon at the Salvation Army in South Haven. The Salvation Army helped nearly 200 children with back-to-school supplies during its seventh annual Stuff the Bus event.

August 01, 2014 7:04 pm
Convicted nose doc getting closer to release date

Convicted nose doc getting closer to release date

A Merrillville doctor serving prison time for billing insurance companies for medical procedures that were never performed is getting his first sniff of freedom as he nears his release date.

July 25, 2014 1:15 pm Photos

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Porter County Salvation Army needs help filling food pantry

SOUTH HAVEN | The pantry shelves at the Porter County Salvation Army headquarters aren't quite bare, but they are getting there.

June 18, 2014 6:06 pm
Salvation Army celebrates 77th Annual Donut Days Friday, Saturday

Salvation Army celebrates 77th Annual Donut Days Friday, Saturday

MUNSTER | The Salvation Army will commemorate the 77th annual National Donut Days on two consecutive days on Friday, June 6 - Saturday, June 7. Salvation Army Donut Day volunteers will be throughout the Lake County area collecting donations and in turn giving coupons for six free donuts with…

June 03, 2014 5:40 pm Photos

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Munster Youth Basketball “Hoops for Soups” Food Drive a Success

Munster Youth Basketball “Hoops for Soups” Food Drive a Success

MUNSTER | The Munster Youth Basketball League completed its 29th season with an impressive community focus. The youth embarked on the first annual “Hoops for Soups” food drive, in honor of Paul Waisnora, Sr., who started the youth basketball league. Throughout their 14-week season, the playe…

February 25, 2014 11:03 am

Salvation Army Heart to Heart dinner scheduled for Saturday

MUNSTER | The Salvation Army will host a Heart to Heart dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 8225 Columbia Ave.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am
Decreased donations force Salvation Army to trim services

Decreased donations force Salvation Army to trim services

The Lake County Salvation Army fell significantly short of its holiday fundraising campaign goal and now needs to make some cuts to save money.

February 06, 2014 6:00 pm Video

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Weather affects food assistance agencies

Weather affects food assistance agencies

Bill Gates loads a van with prepared meals at the Meals on Wheels facility in Merrillville.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Weather affects food assistance agencies

Weather affects food assistance agencies

AHEPA volunteers George Domoras, left, and Jim Sebben deliver a Meals on Wheels dinner to resident Cailena Amos at the AHEPA apartments on Madison Street in Merrillville.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Weather affects food assistance agencies

Weather affects food assistance agencies

Sheila Lipscomb helps prepare packaged meals at the Meals on Wheels facility in Merrillville.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Weather affects food assistance agencies

Weather affects food assistance agencies

The extreme weather has created difficulties in obtaining food for area residents in need.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Weather affects food assistance agencies

Weather affects food assistance agencies

AHEPA volunteers Jim Sebben, left, and George Domoras deliver Meals on Wheels dinners at the AHEPA apartments on Madison Street in Merrillville.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's not too late to winterize your home

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's not too late to winterize your home

No doubt everyone is feeling the extreme weather we are experiencing these days.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Generous donors offer to match donations to make up for shortfall in Red Kettle campaign

Generous donors offer to match donations to make up for shortfall in Red Kettle campaign

MUNSTER | The Salvation Army has reported that donations to the Red Kettle Campaign in Lake County, Indiana, are down by 25 percent, raising just $709,000 of the $940,000 needed, while the requests for food and assistance are greater than ever.

January 30, 2014 6:38 pm

After the Holiday Season The Salvation Army Keeps On Working

LAPORTE | “We want to say thank you to all those who made our Christmas season a success. We raised $69,000 in our kettles as LaPorte folks once again showed their generosity in a tremendous way.” says Envoy Greg Irwin of The Salvation Army of LaPorte. But Greg also cautions “After the holid…

January 22, 2014 3:36 pm

Porter County Salvation Army collections under goal

SOUTH HAVEN | The Salvation Army of Porter County's Christmas Season Red Kettle Campaign reached $142,410 this year.

January 02, 2014 6:00 pm
Gold coin dropped in Salvation Army bucket in Cedar Lake

Gold coin dropped in Salvation Army bucket in Cedar Lake

CEDAR LAKE | One 1-ounce 1993 fine gold $50 coin, valued at approximately $1,300, was dropped into a Salvation Army Red Kettle on Friday, Dec. 20, at a Strack and Van Til in Cedar Lake (9605 Lincoln Plaza). Gold coins found in Salvation Army Red Kettles have become a much-anticipated holiday…

December 26, 2013 11:10 am
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