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Golf course cat's disappearance baffles staff members

Golf course cat's disappearance baffles staff members

ST. JOHN | Muffins, a white short-haired cat, has disappeared from her Palmira Golf Course home, where she has been a fixture for years, owners of the facility said.

July 12, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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New leash on life

New leash on life

Rob and Renee Henderson's dog, Peyton, was given a second chance at life by neurosurgeons at Purdue University and the Univerity of Minnesota after receiving free surgery and treatment for a brain tumor.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am
New leash on life

New leash on life

Rob and Renee Henderson's dog, Peyton, was given a second chance at life by neurosurgeons at Purdue University and the Univerity of Minnesota after receiving free surgery and treatment for a brain tumor.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am
New leash on life

New leash on life

Rob and Renee Henderson's dog, Peyton, was given a second chance by neurosurgeons at Purdue University and the Univerity of Minnesota after receiving free surgery and treatment for a brain tumor.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am
New leash on life

New leash on life

Rob and Renee Henderson's dog, Peyton, was given a second chance at life by neurosurgeons at Purdue University and the Univerity of Minnesota after receiving free surgery and treatment for a brain tumor.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am
JOHN DAVIES: IVDiagnostics calls for cancer research center

JOHN DAVIES: IVDiagnostics calls for cancer research center

Is it possible for Northwest Indiana to blaze new trails in the complex medical field of advanced molecular cancer diagnosis and research?

June 10, 2012 12:00 am
Carrie Janik is home

Carrie Janik is home

Katrina Janik checks on her 7-year-old daughter, Carrie, who is back home in Griffith following five months at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago for treatment of a cancerous brain tumor.

August 16, 2011 6:30 pm
Carrie Janik is home

Carrie Janik is home

After five months at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Carrie Janik is back at her Griffith home. The 7-year-old requires 24-hour care, which is provided by her mother and a nursing service. She was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor when she was 14 months old.

August 16, 2011 6:30 pm
Carrie Janik is home

Carrie Janik is home

As Katrina Janik looks on, nurse Tieniesha Brinker checks Carrie Janik's vital signs. After five months at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Carrie is back at her Griffith home.

August 16, 2011 6:30 pm
Carrie Janik is home

Carrie Janik is home

Jacob Janik, 12, checks on his sister, Carrie, 7, in their Griffith home. Carrie is back home following five months at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago for treatment of a cancerous brain tumor.

August 16, 2011 6:30 pm
Carrie Janik is home

Carrie Janik is home

Norma and Otis Hall visit their granddaughter, Carrie Janik, 7, who is back at home in Griffith following five months at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago for treatment of a cancerous brain tumor.

August 16, 2011 6:30 pm
Carrie Janik is home

Carrie Janik is home

After five months at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, 7-year-old Carrie Janik is back at her Griffith home. Balloons were waiting for her when she arrived.

August 16, 2011 6:30 pm
Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

A beach scene serves as the subject of one of David Rentfro's more recent paintings. Rentfro paints landscapes in a basement studio in Hammond. After a brain tumor diagnosis in 1984 and subsequent surgery, Rentfro lost all feeling in his right hand. He was able to teach himself to paint with…

May 15, 2011 1:55 pm
Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

Painter David Rentfro, of Hammond, creates landscapes in his basement studio.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am
Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

In a basement studio he refers to as "the dungeon," David Rentfro works to create a landscape painting. "I love to paint where I'd like to be," the Hammond man said. He sometimes works from photographs, but "most (of the paintings) are out of what's left up here," he said, pointing to his head.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am
Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

This painting of a sunset was one of the first paintings David Rentfro, of Hammond, completed with his left hand. He had to learn to paint with his left hand after a brain tumor led to the absence of feeling in his right hand.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am
Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

Hammond man learns to paint with left hand after brain surgery

David Rentfro works on a landscape painting in his basement studio in Hammond. After Rentfro lost all feeling in his right hand because of a brain tumor, his future wife, Sandy, encouraged him to keep pursuing his art by learning to paint with his left hand.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am
Two NWI spine surgeons complete every surgery together

Two NWI spine surgeons complete every surgery together

Nitin Khanna, left, and Dwight Tyndall are spine doctors at Spine Care Specialists. They work together performing spinal surgeries with each other as a team with the intent of a better outcome for the patient. With two surgeons the length of the surgery is shorter, decreasing chance of infe…

May 15, 2011 12:00 am
When joint pain strikes young

When joint pain strikes young

April 22, 2011 12:00 am
Olympic champion using her cancer to educate women

Olympic champion using her cancer to educate women

With a toddler on the verge of walking, a busy work schedule and the holidays approaching, the last thing Shannon Miller really had time for was her annual checkup. Maybe, she thought, she'd cancel it, reschedule it once things calmed down.

February 25, 2011 10:00 pm
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