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Runnin’ with the Devils 5K to benefit Tri-Creek students

LOWELL | The eighth annual Runnin’ with the Devils 5K Walk/Run, presented by the 33 RDP Dean A. Frigo Foundation, will step off at 8 a.m. Saturday from Lowell High School, 2051 E. Commercial Ave.

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Commissioners pump more millions into E-911

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials pumped more than $22 million Wednesday into public safety services, a new voter information system and a property tax survey.

July 16, 2014 6:00 pm
Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

HOBART | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana honored its volunteers this spring at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the good work they do all year round. A family-style meal was served to all the volunteers who attended to thank them for the meals they serve all year long.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Stay sharp by reading

Stay sharp by reading

LOWELL | The Summer Reading Program, "Reading Keeps You Sharp," is in full swing at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave., with programs and reading rewards for all ages.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Spend this summer at the Lake County parks

Spend summer with the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Tax Transformers: The Age of Reassessment

CROWN POINT | Alert the police. Northwest Indiana tax officials are reassessing again.

June 28, 2014 10:15 pm

Celebrate July 4 in Town of Schneider

SCHNEIDER | The Town f Schneider will celebrate Independence Day with several activities July 4.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am

Adult learners can apply for several scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation will begin accepting online scholarship applications Tuesday for the Women’s Giving Circle Scholarships, the Ron and Suzanne Borto Scholarships, the Kathy Townsend Memorial Scholarship and the Crown Point Lions Club Scholarship.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County Fair opens office, announces grandstand schedule

CROWN POINT | Summer has officially arrived, and the Lake County Fair Secretary’s Office is now open for business from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Family Arts and Crafts Building at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash north of Schneider

WEST CREEK TOWNSHIP | Police were investigating a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday night on U.S. 41 just north of Schneider.

June 22, 2014 7:45 pm
Family Christian Center digging out of financial hole

Family Christian Center digging out of financial hole

MUNSTER | Indiana's largest megachurch continues to try to resolve financial problems that had put some of its holdings in jeopardy.

June 11, 2014 7:15 pm
Volunteer firefighter shortage spreads like wildfire

Volunteer firefighter shortage spreads like wildfire

In days gone by, neighbors, farmers and local merchants handled firefighting duties because their communities could not afford a paid firefighting force.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Thunderstorms tear through region

Thunderstorms tear through region

A tornado was reported near Rensselaer on Sunday night, and thunderstorms flooded streets, uprooted trees and downed power lines throughout the region.

May 11, 2014 11:00 pm Photos



Give Local on Tuesday and put your money where your heart is

CROWN POINT | Have you got a favorite charity?

May 05, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Lay financial tracks for rail expansion

EDITORIAL: Lay financial tracks for rail expansion

The ball is rolling on local funding for the South Shore extension to Dyer. So far, nearly half of Lake County's municipalities have made a financial commitment, as has Lake County government, through their new County Economic Development Income Tax revenues.

March 31, 2014 11:45 am Video

Dyer commits 15% of income tax revenue to South Shore extension

DYER | The Town Council pledged its support Thursday for the South Shore extension.

March 27, 2014 8:47 pm
Awards bloom for top master gardeners

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Communities turn plastic into park benches

Whiting schools and city government employees have won top honors in a recent contest that will recycle tons of plastic bottle caps into 25 park benches.

March 16, 2014 7:45 pm

Kindergarten registration continues at Tri-Creek schools

LOWELL | Registration for children entering kindergarten in the fall will be held today and Thursday at the offices of Lake Prairie, Oak Hill, and Three Creeks elementary schools of the Tri-Creek School Corporation from 9 to 11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m.

February 05, 2014 12:00 am

Innovation a hallmark of Tri-Creek grant programs

Editor's note: An incomplete version of this news story appeared in the Southlake edition Jan. 5. Here is the full story.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am
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