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Damage to cooling system will close Deep River Ice Skating Plaza this winter

MERRILLVILLE | While preparing for the opening of the Deep River Ice Skating Plaza at Deep River Waterpark, Lake County Parks and Recreation Department personnel discovered damage to the sub grade cooling system. It is believed the damage can be attributed to the severe winter and subsequent…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Education foundation offers grants to Tri-Creek community

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek Education Foundation is accepting applications through Oct. 13 for its 13th annual competitive grant opportunity.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
Area youths test their tractor driving skills

Area youths test their tractor driving skills

LOWELL | Eleven Lake County 4-H members recently competed in the Area 10 4-H Tractor Contest, hosted by the Lake County 4-H Department and held at the Lowell Livestock Auction grounds. In all, 49 contestants from the eight-county district participated.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hitting road for firefighters

Hitting road for firefighters

American Legion Post 485 Cmdr. Bob Smith checks his cellphone for the weather before cycling at noon Saturday with other motorcyclists to the Shelby fire station for a benefit for the Shelby Volunteer Fire Department.

August 30, 2014 2:34 pm
Hitting road for firefighters

Hitting road for firefighters

Motorcycle riders leave American Legion Post 485 on Saturday for the Shelby River Ride to the fire station for a Shelby Volunteer Fire Department benefit.

August 30, 2014 2:32 pm

Tri-Creek 5K Run/Walk is set for Labor Day weekend

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek Education Foundation is sponsoring the Lowell Labor Day Weekend 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. Aug. 30. Registration is from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at the Tri-Creek School Corporation administrative offices, 195 W. Oakley Ave.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Meals on Wheels schedules training for new volunteers

MERRILLVILLE | Meals on Wheels invites interested volunteers candidates to attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St. A one-hour session will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Applicants will have an opport…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

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.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: VeggieTales national premiere of new 'Celery' film in South Holland Aug. 2

OFFBEAT: VeggieTales national premiere of new 'Celery' film in South Holland Aug. 2

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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

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Appeals court overturns Shelby man's child molesting conviction

Appeals court overturns Shelby man's child molesting conviction

INDIANAPOLIS | A south Lake County man convicted last year of child molesting and currently serving a 30-year prison term has won a new trial.

July 11, 2014 6:15 pm Related
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

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
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

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

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

Flood warning issued along Kankakee River

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.

April 03, 2014 2:15 pm

Kankakee River may have weathered flood threat

SHELBY | The Kankakee River is expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening after peaking at just under 11 feet in Shelby on March 20.

March 31, 2014 7:15 pm
Deep (freeze) impact

Deep (freeze) impact

This winter's deep freeze pushed Northwest Indiana pork producers' overhead upward and almost guaranteed a delayed planting season for area grain farmers.

March 27, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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