It's heartening that the Indiana Legislature provides gainful employment to the mentally challenged, but sometimes they introduce bills that become laws.
VALPARAISO | Eye of the Tiger. Smoke on the Water. Born to Be Wild.
If the original "Rocky" movie was so good, why did they make another one? Why not stop with the perfect film?
SCHERERVILLE | Face painting, games, firetrucks and a police canine demonstration were all part of the fun at the recent Fuel Fitness Community Day. More important, though, were the funds raised for children with cancer and local Special Olympics participants.
CROWN POINT | A Special Olympics training center under construction in Crown Point is being designed to accommodate a wider population of people with disabilities.
The Indiana Legislature has adjourned, so let's look back at its accomplishments and wonder if this is one disaster even ServPro couldn't make look like it never happened.
VALPARAISO | Lee Anne Bettenhausen was warm and cozy in her baby blue fleece pajamas — until she jumped into 4 feet of frigid water Saturday at Valparaiso University.
PORTAGE | The 19th annual Elvis Fantasy Fest Car Show to benefit the Porter County Special Olympics will be held Sunday.
LANSING | Scott Sullivan stood on Bernice Road Tuesday morning with his family and friends, waiting for his police escort to arrive.
At the end of March, I wrote about how Glenwood police officers are holding fundraisers for the Special Olympics of Illinois. They still need your help, and they will join police officers throughout the state for their next big fundraising event.
Make no mistake, there are some impressive athletic feats being turned in by Porter County Special Olympics athletes. But the effort to overcome the unique challenges they face and their sense of joy and accomplishment during competition is enough to make a fan of anyone with a heart.
Officers from the Glenwood Police Department have made a commitment to the Special Olympics and are asking community residents and businesses to support them in their endeavor.
VALPARAISO | Officers with the Porter County Sheriff's Department will wait tables as part of a fundraiser for the Special Olympics from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, 3004 John Howell Drive.
VALPARAISO | Nearly 80 people took the plunge Saturday morning into an icy cold swimming pool outside of the Valparaiso University's Athletic Recreation Center. Some belly flopped right in. Others made a splash with cannon balls and there were those that tip-toed down the ladder.
VALPARAISO | Willing to dive into a pool of cold water at the end of January -- outside?
I am Sue Reed, new executive director of the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce. I will be working in both the Merrillville and Crown Point offices and hope to bring enthusiasm, a wealth of expertise and new ideas to the chamber.
INDIANAPOLIS | A team of 20 Hammond police officers won its division and placed second overall out of 70 competing groups by pulling a Boeing 727 down an airport runway Saturday to benefit Special Olympics Indiana.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Standing 6 feet 6 inches tall, tennis player Brent Eriks has a towering advantage over other Special Olympics athletes.
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