Frank Liddaewi, St. John | "Yes. They hate Americans and have been cornered. They see our presence in South Korea and it's pressing the North. They feel the need to respond."
Region views on North Korea's talk of war
Heather Whitmore, Highland | "Absolutely. Nobody wants nuclear war. Whether it affects us or not, it's a ripple effect that causes problems."
Robert Garibay, Schererville | "Yes. They've got nuclear missiles. They need to work at keeping peace. Obama needs to go to North Korea and talk to their leader."
Mark Sadek, Chicago Ridge | "Definitely yes. I'm a peaceful person and the last thing I want to see is war. I think the politicians need to have a clear plan on what they are going to do."
Briana Jutte, Portage | "I'm slightly concerned, but I thing we would kick butt if anything happened. I'd go myself if I had to."
Esra Heisey, Chesterton, | "No. I haven't seen anything come to fruition so I don't need to worry about it."
Region views on North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's talk of war
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Civil War re-enactors from Company B of 20th Indiana Infantry and the 4th Indiana Light Artillery toast after a ceremony Monday placing a new marker at the resting site of Col. Isaac Suman at Maplewood Cemetery in Valparaiso.
A Civil War re-enactor from the 4th Indiana Light Artillery covers his ears Monday while firing a canon during a ceremony commemorating a special marker at the resting site of Col. Isaac Suman at Maplewood Cemetery in Valparaiso. Suman was recognized for injuries he suffered while helping co…
Civil War re-enactor Michael Miller lays his hand on a special granite marker at the grave site of Col. Isaac Suman on Monday at Maplewood Cemetery in Valparaiso. The marker acknowledges Suman's injuries suffered while helping command the 9th Indiana Infantry on New Year's Eve in 1862 at the…
Civil War re-enactors with Company B of the 20th Indiana Infantry stand at attention during a ceremony Monday commemorating a new marker at the resting site of Col. Isaac Suman at Maplewood Cemetery in Valparaiso. The marker acknowledges his injuries suffered while helping command the 9th In…
Civil War re-enactors David Crane, left, and Michael Miller lay a special marker Monday at the grave site of Civil War veteran Col. Isaac Suman at Maplewood Cemetery in Valparaiso. A ceremony installing the marker was part of a regionwide movement by the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail …
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