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Real estate group approves merger

Members of the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors unanimously voted Monday to merge with the Starke-Pulaski Board of Realtors, a move expected to take effect May 1.

April 21, 2014 5:30 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Doctor to talk knee options

FLOSSMOOR | Dr. David Smith, an orthopedic surgeon on staff at the Advanced Orthopedic Institute at Ingalls, will host a lunch discussion at noon April 23 at Ingalls Family Care Center, 19550 Governors Highway.

April 15, 2014 10:45 am
United Way RSVP seeking volunteers

United Way RSVP seeking volunteers

The United Way Regional Volunteer Center is encouraging senior citizens to join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

Application deadline Friday for pageant

VALPARAISO | The 2014 Miss Great Lakes and Miss Kankakee Valley Scholarship Pageant will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana Ave. Females between the ages of 13 and 24 who live, work, or attend school in Fulton, Marshall, Pulaski, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph…

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

United Way RSVP hosts holiday food drive

The United Way Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Lake, LaPorte and Starke counties is hosting a food drive through Wednesday. Residents are encouraged to participate by donating canned or nonperishable items to benefit two food pantries, both United Way RSVP stations where RSVP volun…

November 23, 2013 12:00 am

Dermody tapped to lead key House committee

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker will hold considerable sway in deciding the future of state laws on gaming, alcohol, abortion, guns and other controversial issues.

November 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Wagons of Honey Bee Hives in the 110-Acre Cucumber Field of Wappel Farms in San Pierre, Ind. in 2013

Wagons of Honey Bee Hives in the 110-Acre Cucumber Field of Wappel Farms in San Pierre, Ind. in 2013

Wagons of swarming honey bee hives supply hard-working buzzing pollinators to tend to the delicate blossoms in the 110-acre cucumber field at Wappel Farms along Highway 10 in San Pierre, Ind. in Summer 2013.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Reader needs recipe for pickled yellow banana peppers

FROM the FARM: Reader needs recipe for pickled yellow banana peppers

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
"Bridegroom" Film Documentary

"Bridegroom" Film Documentary

A new documentary "Bridegroom," telling the tragic love story of Shane Bitney Crone and Tom Bridegroom, is premiering on Oprah Winfrey's OWN cable network at 9 p.m. CST Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Teens to serve poor as part of Catholic Youth Xperience

A group of Northwest Indiana teens will reach out and lend a helping hand to Sojourner Truth House, a resource center that serves homeless women and children in Gary.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am
Pence assigns seven area counties to Works Council

Pence assigns seven area counties to Works Council

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has designated a seven-county area in Northwest Indiana as the state's Works Council No. 1.

July 17, 2013 6:00 pm
Training for a disaster

Training for a disaster

July 08, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Corn planting slow for 2013 growing season

FROM the FARM: Corn planting slow for 2013 growing season

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am
Hine Family at 2013 San Pierre Alumni Spring Banquet

Hine Family at 2013 San Pierre Alumni Spring Banquet

The Hine Family, including (left to right) Bill and Ganna Hine of Lowell, Jeanette Wobith of North Judson, Linda and Ray Hine of Franklin, Ind. and Pat and Larry Hine of Crown Point, reunited Saturday at the 2013 San Pierre Alumni Dinner.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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REMC faces new challenges with declining population

VALPARAISO │ Kankakee Valley Rural Electric Membership Corp. CEO Dennis Weiss said electric cooperatives are entering a new era as more people migrate from rural areas back to the cities.

April 10, 2013 10:31 am

Report ranks Lake County among unhealthiest in Indiana

An annual health report issued this week ranks Lake County near the bottom of the state for health outcomes, with Porter County closer to the top.

March 21, 2013 4:00 pm
Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Essay contest keeps the dream alive

An opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to receive a $500 scholarship and a trip to Washington D.C., with a possibility of meeting President Barack Obama, is available through an essay competition presented by the NWI “Keeping the Dream Alive” 2013 and Beyond Project, First Kingdo…

January 23, 2013 12:00 am
Literacy group honors Time Out for Reading winners

Literacy group honors Time Out for Reading winners

MERRILLVILLE | Pictures may tell a thousand words, but words are the reason for the pictures when the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition celebrates its Time Out for Reading program.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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