HAMMOND | Free weekend showings of an independent film chronicling Lincoln's presidency have been extended through the end of April at the Indiana Welcome Center.
HAMMOND | The newest South Shore Line poster connects the region's rich Civil War past with present and future generations seeking to learn its lessons, the artist who painted it says.
The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail unveiled the newest poster in the South Shore Line by artist Mitch Markovitz on Thursday night at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
Al Whitefield, of Hobart and a Civil War re-enactor, looks over displays featured in the 2014 Region United, Nation Divided: Following Lincoln exhibit Thursday night at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond. The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail unveiled the newest poster in the South Sho…
The bronze statue of Flick from "A Christmas Story" getting his tongue "stuck, stuck, STUUUCK" to a flagpole outside the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond turned out to be a big hit that made international headlines.
VALPARAISO | Plans for the city's new public works campus are expected to be ready to submit for bids in about a week, and Public Works Director Matt Evans hopes the cost leaves room to include a rain harvesting system.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University expects to break its enrollment record in the fall, but it's a prelude to continuing growth at both its Valparaiso and Hyde Park campuses, President Mark Heckler said.
HAMMOND | Dozens of men from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties watched as more than a third of their 73rd Indiana Infantry regiment fell in one of of the bloodiest battles of America's bloodiest war.
HAMMOND | Lakes of the Four Seasons filmmaker Tre Manchester sought to bring the home-front struggles of the Civil War to life in the region debut of his short film Saturday.
Times Investigative Editor Marc Chase recently was interviewed for Lakeshore Public Television's Lakeshore News Tonight program regarding a special exhibit at Hammond's Indiana Welcome Center commemorating Northwest Indiana's role in the Civil War. Chase, who designed and is leading the exhi…
HAMMOND | The Travel Channel’s "Mysteries at the Museum" show will explore the story of John Dillinger’s infamous 1934 escape from the Lake County Jail in Crown Point. The episode, which airs at 8 p.m. Thursday, showcases the wooden gun that helped Dillinger get away from the “escape-proof” jail.
The welcome center on Interstate 94 near Michigan City will be closed for repairs from Monday through Aug. 30 for facility upgrades, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.
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