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St. John variance for home's sport court

ST. JOHN | LeBron James won't be coming to play basketball in St. John, but, if he were, the Sahi home on Winding Trail might be the court fit for the NBA star.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo cops rescue dog left in hot vehicle

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police and animal control officers rescued a dog left locked inside a hot vehicle parked outside Wal-Mart, 2400 Morthland Drive.

July 08, 2014 11:45 am
Portage police seek assistance with ID'ing fraud suspect

Portage police seek assistance with ID'ing fraud suspect

PORTAGE | Police are seeking the public's help identifying a woman in connection with a prescription fraud investigation.

July 08, 2014 11:00 am

Glenwood officials thinking outside of the 'big box'

GLENWOOD | Although hopes have not been completely abandoned that Wal-Mart may reverse a reported decision to relocate from Glenwood, officials have begun to prepare for the loss of tax dollars associated with its move.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am

New Super Wal-Mart rises from old Sam's Club

LANSING | There are still traces of the old Sam’s Club warehouse store that existed on Torrence Avenue just south of Interstate 80, yet village officials said the beginnings of the new Super Wal-Mart structure that will replace it are now in place.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Five arrested in brazen shoplifting attempt in Portage

PORTAGE | Five people were arrested Friday afternoon after a brazen shoplifting attempt at Walmart, 6087 U.S. 6.

May 27, 2014 1:19 pm
Second-graders team up with Walmart to take care of the planet

Second-graders team up with Walmart to take care of the planet

SCHERERVILLE | For the past three years, second-graders at Watson Elementary School the Schererville Walmart have been working as a team to spread the news that it is important to care for planet Earth.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Hammond police seek tips about Walmart theft suspects

Hammond police seek tips about Walmart theft suspects

HAMMOND | Police are seeking information about two suspects in a theft March 12 from the Walmart on 165th Street in Hammond.

May 11, 2014 6:30 pm Photos


Portage woman charged with prescription fraud

PORTAGE | A Portage woman was arrested Monday afternoon after a pharmacist at Walmart in Portage questioned two prescriptions for narcotics called in to the store's pharmacy.

May 06, 2014 10:50 am

Hens can lay their eggs in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | Residents are now free to raise chickens in Homewood, following the Village Board's approval last week of an ordinance that amended the municipal code regarding animals.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North Student Council wins Walmart grant

CALUMET CITY |  The T.F. North Student Council, led by faculty adviser Aaron Altenburg, was recently awarded a $250 grant from the Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County crime briefs

Employee arrested after stealing from Walmart

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

With hard work, minimum wage only temporary

I am writing in response to an AP story, "Low-Wage workers struggle to find middle-pay jobs," published on March 12. As a current Walmart associate, I am proud of the company I work for and the support they have provided me.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
Walmart to begin video game trade-in program

Walmart to begin video game trade-in program

SCHERERVILLE | Tired of the same old games?

March 25, 2014 5:30 pm Photos


EDITORIAL: Sharing new taxes is good precedent

Homewood Village President Rich Hofeld is to be commended for offering to help Glenwood ease the pain of losing its Walmart store.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Foreign students get tough lessons from Mother Nature

VALPARAISO | A number of foreign students spending the winter months in Valparaiso are getting a crash course from Mother Nature in snow.

February 22, 2014 5:45 pm

Freezing warehouse workers claim company retaliation

HAMMOND | Warehouse workers who protested having to work in bitter subzero cold say the company has since fired, disciplined, suspended and threatened them.

February 19, 2014 5:00 pm

Reduction in police force, higher water reconnection fees may be in store for Glenwood

GLENWOOD | Village officials are expected to vote next month to reduce the size of the police force and also hike the fees charged to reconnect water service, Village President Kerry Durkin said Wednesday.

February 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Walmart warehouse workers protest freezing conditions

Walmart warehouse workers protest freezing conditions

HAMMOND | Warehouse workers marched through a local Walmart Supercenter on Tuesday to protest frigid working conditions.

January 28, 2014 7:30 pm
3 arrested on drug charges stemming from shoplifting case

3 arrested on drug charges stemming from shoplifting case

PORTAGE | Three people were arrested on several drug charges Friday afternoon after police said they tried to steal baby formula from Walmart.

January 27, 2014 6:15 pm Photos


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