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.
WHEATFIELD | Life is the bubbles under the sea at Kankakee Valley High School this month.
Work continues on a new stack, at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer generating station in Wheatfield in this December 2011 photo. Construction projects at the plant were expected to generate more than 900 trade jobs. NIPSCO is investing about $500 million in environmental improvements at the plant.
WHEATFIELD | The Kankakee Valley School Corp. is enhancing its lockdown policies by incorporating ALiCE, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate.
A construction worker at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield died after an accident at the power plant Tuesday morning.
A Wheatfield man died Friday after part of a hillside toppled and buried him at a construction site, officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's three Republican state senators will each lead a Senate committee during the 2013 legislative session.
WHEATFIELD | Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka" will sweeten the Kankakee Valley High School stage as the KV Theatre Kompany's fall musical, opening Friday.
MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana will be well-represented at the 2012 Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Junior Division State Finals on Nov. 10 at Purdue University in West Lafayette.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana state senator has been chosen by the National Conference of State Legislatures to lead its work on state-level employment and business issues.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Brandt Hershman, R-Wheatfield, was honored Thursday for his work restructuring funding for 911 emergency telephone service.
WHEATFIELD | Kankakee Valley School Corp. registration will experience two major changes for the 2012-13 school year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana state senators who spearheaded the effort to reduce 911 expenses by requiring counties to consolidate their emergency telephone answering centers believe Lake County needs to get with the program.
LOWELL | A two-car crash at the intersection of Ind. 55 and West 153rd Avenue last weekend sent both drivers to the hospital.
JASPER COUNTY | Indiana Conservation officers are investigating two separate crashes that left two people injured over the weekend.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana school districts could receive a $500 per student bonus under a plan to reward the state's highest-performing schools with additional funding.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats in the 7th Indiana Senate District have selected a local union leader to challenge state Sen. Brandt Hershman, R-Wheatfield, in the November general election.
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