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History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

Highland Christian School teacher Rick Vander Woude is one of two Indiana teachers to receive the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award.

7 hours ago

“Color for College” program to give $1,500 scholarships to 300

CROWN POINT | Children 13 and younger in St. John, Munster, Crown Point and Portage have the opportunity to receive college scholarships by simply doing one of their favorite activities - coloring.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Ana Grandfield, director of the Lake County Public Library, is shelving her last book Friday, retiring with 28 years of service to the LCPL.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am

Election board dismisses requirement for Elgin’s campaign records

CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin no longer needs to provide her pre-primary election campaign finance reports to the Lake County Election Board after that group voted unanimously Tuesday to dismiss the issue.

August 19, 2014 6:45 pm

A library card is the smartest card you can own

As the new school year arrives, the Lake County Public Library would like families to be aware how important a library card can be. That is why the American Library Association observes September as National Library Card Sign-up Month.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am
St. John welcomes two new firefighters

St. John welcomes two new firefighters

ST. JOHN | St. John residents Dawn Wheaton and Charlie Sawyer recently became regular members of the St. John Volunteer Fire Department.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am
Building their faith brick by brick

Building their faith brick by brick

August 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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
Triple threat teen can sing, dance and play piano

Triple threat teen can sing, dance and play piano

Triple threat Hope Johansen is proving that she has what it takes to become a Broadway star.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue doctoral student recognized for stopping identity theft

Purdue doctoral student recognized for stopping identity theft

U.S. Homeland Security Investigations recently recognized Rachel Sitarz, a Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security Ph.D candidate in cyber forensics at Purdue University, for her efforts in support of a nationally coordinated investigation in 2012.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am
Teen has ambitious plans to combine business and medicine

Teen has ambitious plans to combine business and medicine

Tony Dous has mapped out detailed plans for his future, and his determination has earned him the prestigious Fry Scholarship from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am

Backpack giveaway benefits 100,000 schoolchildren in U.S.

Schoolchildren in Northwest Indiana will benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Don't let summer go by without a visit to the library for books and movies

What's on your “To-Do” list this month? Are you saving your vacation for the closing days of summer, or are you already gearing up for back-to-school? Whatever you are up to, don't forget to put the library on your list of places to visit.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
St. John Chamber of Commerce rewards local graduates

St. John Chamber of Commerce rewards local graduates

ST. JOHN | The St. John Chamber of Commerce recently awarded three, $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from St. John, Lindsey Trepton, of Hanover Central High School, and Bridget Protsman and Tari Markowski, both from Lake Central High School.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am
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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Man walking near Dyer listed in critical condition after crash

DYER | A 45-year-old man was in critical condition Wednesday night after a crash near Dyer, police said.

July 09, 2014 8:23 pm

Lake County Public Library conducting online survey

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is conducting an online survey through July 21 to find out how patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives.

July 09, 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
Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

The Purdue University Dance Team, 22 strong, traveled to Daytona Beach, Fla. this spring to compete in the National Dance Alliance College Dance Championship. 

July 07, 2014 12:00 am
Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

Four St. John siblings earn Scouting's highest honor

The Wojcik family, of St. John, includes four siblings who each achieved the highest rank in Scouting. All four did their community service projects in Calumet City. Shown from left are Dave, Kristopher, Kevin, Sandy. In front are Stephanie, left, and Jennifer.

July 06, 2014 12:00 pm
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