WHITING | A cane helped Danna Carter as he made his way onto the infield of Oil City Stadium.
MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for active military and veterans as part of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
In this undated photo, the VA Medical Center Building 1 is pictured in St. Cloud, Minn. New audit data show waiting times at the two Veterans Affairs medical centers in Minnesota are considerably lower than the worst trouble spots in the VA system. The average wait time for a patient seeking…
Last week I received an email from a longtime reader who has moved out to California, but occasionally sends me emails about things on his mind. Since he is older than me and has seen more of the world, I tend to take his missives to heart a little more.
Well, I didn’t know Mike Kosiara, but I knew about him. I have seen his teams play. And I knew through others who played and/or coached with him, that he was dedicated, worked hard, and gave much of himself to young men of Calumet City and Lansing (but mostly to Calumet City) through the gam…
EAST CHICAGO | In appreciation of U.S. military veterans and to celebrate the community garden at the East Chicago Salvation Army, Home Depot will be at 513 W. Chicago Ave. at 6:15 p.m. today for a special dedication ceremony.
Letters from home helped those serving during World War II cope with the often violent experiences of fighting on land, at sea and in the skies, and with the loneliness of long separations from family and friends.
ST. JOHN | Crown Point Christian School hosted a special patriotic chapel Wednesday in honor of all veterans and active military.
MUNSTER | The men and women of Munster VFW Post 2697 will conduct a ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Edward P. Robinson Community Veterans Memorial, 9710 Calumet Ave. The public is invited to take part in the activities planned in remembrance of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces…
VALPARAISO | Elizabeth "Betty" Brier remembers brimming with patriotism seven decades ago, following in the footsteps of five brothers by enlisting in the military during World War II.
LANSING | It was in 1919, just following the end of World War I, when the American Legion was founded. The following year, volunteers from American Legions around the country started a tradition that lives on 94 years later — they place small American flags on the graves of veterans on Memorial Day.
Porter Superior Court Judge Julia Jent speaks during the Porter County Veterans Treatment Court graduation Friday at the North Porter County Government Complex. Jent supervises the veterans court.
Donald Eaton speaks candidly about his struggle with addiction and civilian life following his service in the military. Eaton was one of six graduates who celebrated the completion of the Porter County Veterans Treatment Court program Friday at the North Porter County Government Complex. The…
Family members, friends and officials pack Porter Superior Court Judge Jullia Jent's courtroom at the North Porter County Complex during a ceremony Friday for six graduates from the Porter County Veterans Treatment Court. The program helps veterans overcome drug and alcohol problems, while i…
Staff Sgt. Matthew Tiblow, of Hebron, salutes the Portage High School Jr. ROTC Honor Guard as they post colors during graduation for the Porter County Veterans Treatment Court Friday at the North Porter County Government Complex. Tiblow was one of six graduates who completed the program.
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