WASHINGTON TWP. | Every year, the senior class of Washington Township High School visits Washington D.C. during the Memorial Day weekend, but this year they plan to make that annual visit more significant for a few families of Porter County and they are looking for help.
A Nobel Prize winner and a leader in the research on the causes of heart attacks is excited about a new, large-scale study aimed at preventing heart attacks. He’s also delighted that Methodist Hospitals in Gary and Merrillville are vigorously joining in the effort.
PORTAGE | The members of the Portage High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps performed their well-practiced drills before a special audience Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Just call Sean Ives' geography and spelling talents bee-utiful.
Rudy Lopez once again is taking his fight for immigration reform to the streets, this time with a six-week cross-country tour.
VALPARAISO | Saying he refuses to accept some people's pessimistic projection that nothing can get done in Washington until 2017, Sen. Dan Coats presented his Road Map for 2014 at several stops around the state Wednesday.
Nobel-winning economist and Gary native Joseph Stiglitz earned another accolade, this time for his research on income inequality.
If you lock someone out after he or she already paid admission, an angry protest is sure to follow.
Summer is a time when travel is taken to places near and far to take a break from the everyday grind and experience new things. In addition to the couples heading off for romantic trips to the tropics or parents heading out on road trips with their kids are many multigenerational groups taki…
VALPARAISO | Another warrior is about to join the city's burger battle.
MERRILLVILLE | A 20-year-old Merrillville college student's participation Thursday in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity was a natural, his mother said.
A Newton County man was killed Friday night when his motorcycle collided with a car in downtown Washington, D.C., where he was participating in the weekend-long Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride to honor veterans.
UNION TOWNSHIP | After spelling "echt" in an earlier round Saturday, Sean Ives had no trouble dealing with "efficacy," handling it with efficacy, to earn the title and the trip to Washington, D.C., for the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
LANSING | Members of the Lansing Coppermuggers prepared pancakes and sausage for a pancake breakfast held at Thornton Fractional South High School. The pancake breakfast was held to benefit the music programs in School District 158 and their upcoming trip to perform in Washington D.C.
VALPARAISO | Some 60 people gathered on the north lawn of the Porter County Courthouse on Saturday to protest the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
"Chester Raccoon stood at the edge of the forest and cried. 'I don't want to go to school,' he told his mother. 'I want to stay home with you. I want to play with my friends. And play with my toys. And read my books. And swing on my swing. Please may I stay home with you?'" — "The Kissing Ha…
The most prized holiday guests are those that eat with gusto, express their appreciation and lick their plates clean.
The Barden Gary Foundation awarded seven high school students with trips to Washington, D.C., to see President Obama's inauguration.
"Asperger's syndrome" is dropped as a separate diagnosis in the first major rewrite in almost two decades of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
Less than two months before Pearl Harbor, William Kadar joined the U.S. Army at the request of Uncle Sam.
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