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Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show set for Saturday

WHEATFIELD | The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce’s annual Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show will take over the community's downtown area from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Griffith blanks K.V.

GRIFFITH | Tuesday evening's match between Times No. 5 Kankakee Valley and No. 8 Griffith didn't feature a lot of offense from either team, but Michelle Beck proved to be all the Panthers needed in that department.

September 16, 2014 9:15 pm

Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show seeking vendors

WHEATFIELD | The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the 10th annual Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 in downtown Wheatfield. According to Dianne Cochran, chamber vice president, craft, information and food vendors are asked …

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Valley Community Players bring "Joseph" to the stage

Valley Community Players bring "Joseph" to the stage

WHEATFIELD | All the hard work of the dedicated volunteers, cast and crew of a newly-formed community theater will come to fruition this week as the Valley Community Players bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" to the stage as its …

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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St. Mary's Environmental Club visits new shrimp farm

St. Mary's Environmental Club visits new shrimp farm

WHEATFIELD | Northwest Indiana might seem an unlikely place for growing some of the country’s favorite seafood. However, the students in the Environmental Club at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point became the first school group to visit a new indoor shrimp farm located Wheatfield.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dye foundation awards scholarships

Dye foundation awards scholarships

MUNSTER | The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation awarded more than $1.7 million in new Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships to 87 graduating seniors from Northwest Indiana high schools.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am
St. Mary Environment Club members take trip to shrimp farm

St. Mary Environment Club members take trip to shrimp farm

CROWN POINT | Northwest Indiana might seem an unlikely place for growing some of the country’s favorite seafood. However, the students in the environmental club of St. Mary’s School in Crown Point became the first ever school group to visit a new indoor shrimp farm located Wheatfield, Ind.

May 27, 2014 3:45 pm Photos

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Four hurt in 2-vehicle collision on U.S. 231 south of Hebron

KEENER TOWNSHIP | Two Wheatfield women were airlifted to a hospital after they were injured in a crash Wednesday on U.S. 231 just south of the Kankakee River, police said.

May 22, 2014 7:15 pm
USF Crown Point hosts pinning ceremony for largest class

USF Crown Point hosts pinning ceremony for largest class

CROWN POINT | The University of St. Francis Crown Point held a pinning ceremony for its largest-ever class of graduating nurses May 6 at Crown Point High School.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am

Sporting cays event to benefit don Quijote education fund

WHEATFIELD | Valparaiso’s Don Quijote Restaurant is hosting a sporting clays fun shoot to benefit the Don Quijote Education Fund. The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Oakwood Gun Club in Wheatfield. The $55 entrance fee includes a 100-round shoot, a lunch that includes Chef Carlos …

May 12, 2014 12:00 am
Thunderstorms tear through region

Thunderstorms tear through region

A tornado was reported near Rensselaer on Sunday night, and thunderstorms flooded streets, uprooted trees and downed power lines throughout the region.

May 11, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Special needs students treated to perfect prom

CROWN POINT | The girls didn't worry about who looked better in their dresses and none of them would've been devastated if someone had the same one.

April 22, 2014 6:25 pm Video Photos

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Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Kankakee Valley High School's Schuyler Walters leads the Cupid Shuffle at a Special Needs Prom held last week in Crown Point.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am
Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Matthew Fallon and Alyssa Ingels are crowned king and queen of the recent Special Needs Prom. The Red Devil Peer Mentor Program hosted the event at Crown Point's Youche Country Club.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am
Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Special needs students treated to perfect prom

Former Lowell High School and BLAST member Jacob Lewis, from left, has some fun with Red Devil Peer mentors Dominique Ramon and Sam Hammer.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am
Jungels sisters lead a strong KV squad

Jungels sisters lead a strong KV squad

Joli Jungels came a quarter of an inch short of qualifying for the state meet in the long jump a year ago.

April 21, 2014 7:16 pm Photos

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Times Columnist Philip Potempa's Uncle Hank and Aunt Patty of Wheatfield, Ind.

Times Columnist Philip Potempa's Uncle Hank and Aunt Patty of Wheatfield, Ind.

Times Columnist Philip Potempa's Uncle Hank and Aunt Patty, shown visiting at the farm for Christmas 1999, were married for more than 60 years prior to Uncle Hank's passing at age 84 on March 17, 2014.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Easter salute to the rutabaga and Uncle Hank memories

FROM the FARM: Easter salute to the rutabaga and Uncle Hank memories

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
Kankakee Valley shines in Battle of Borders meet

Kankakee Valley shines in Battle of Borders meet

DOLTON | Kankakee Valley girls track coach Lane Lewallen couldn’t hide his disappointment, though he took the high road.

April 05, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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