WHEATFIELD | "The show must go on," so this winter's harsh weather hasn't stopped Kankakee Valley high and middle school students from polishing the Spring production of "Disney's Mulan Jr.," even though there's no sight of Spring yet.
When Bob and Alva Gabrielse first learned from a friend about hand-powered carts that can give the gift of mobility to those in developing countries who have lost the use of their legs.
VALPARAISO | Members of Faith Fellowship Church recently participated in Operation Christmas Child, collecting enough items to fill 126 shoeboxes which will be sent to children around the world.
WHEATFIELD | The Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant program has awarded $5,000 to the Wheatfield Volunteer Fire Department.
WHEATFIELD | Adults are invited to celebrate 13 years of Book Discussions with a review of "Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter and a carry-in lunch from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wheatfield Library, 350 S. Bierma St.
NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield is a coal-fired power plant. Thomas Easterly, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, said on Wednesday that pending federal regulations will all-but ban coal-fired power plants.
WHEATFIELD | "God bless us everyone!" proclaims Tiny Tim, who despite having very little, is full of Christmas cheer and wants nothing more than to share the season with his family in the classic play "A Christmas Carol."
Approximately 6,000 students from around the state have been preparing for the 29th annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Junior Division, which will take place at 16 sites around the state for grades 6 to 8 on Tuesday evening.
Megan Fisher’s love of people has helped her settle into a rewarding career as an addiction therapist.
CROWN POINT | Health Care Provider Scholarships worth $1,000 each were awarded last month to four deserving students by the Medical Staff of Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point.
VALPARAISO | The art of Doris Myers, of Wheatfield, is featured at The Village Gallery through Aug. 22. The exhibit is free and open to the public at Pines Village Retirement Communities, 3303 Pines Village Circle.
HOBART | Michael E. Schrage, president and CEO of Centier Bank, announced the 2013 Schrage Family Scholarship recipients at the bank’s annual scholarship banquet last month at Avalon Manor.
The 1948 photo of children for sale in Chicago can stir emotions of shock and disbelief. The stories the siblings share, like any person's memory, are subjective.
HAMMOND | RaeAnn Mills bobbed a brush in a bottle of nail polish the color of a Barbie doll box. She took her sister's hand and smoothed a thin layer of “pink forever” over each nail.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A judge has frozen the assets of the former business manager of Lake Ridge Schools amid allegations he pocketed more than $130,000 of school funds, officials said.
HOBART | The National Association of Letter Carriers branch of Crown Point, Lowell and Hobart will be collecting nonperishable food items on Saturday for the Letter Carrier Stamp Out Hunger food drive.
Wheatfield native Dirk Oudman used his recent mission trip to gain valuable experience for his future career as an environmental lobbyist.
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