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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
A tornado was reported near Rensselaer on Sunday night, and thunderstorms flooded streets, uprooted trees and downed power lines throughout the region.
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.
Kankakee Valley High School's Schuyler Walters leads the Cupid Shuffle at a Special Needs Prom held last week in Crown Point.
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.
Former Lowell High School and BLAST member Jacob Lewis, from left, has some fun with Red Devil Peer mentors Dominique Ramon and Sam Hammer.
Joli Jungels came a quarter of an inch short of qualifying for the state meet in the long jump a year ago.
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.
Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.
DOLTON | Kankakee Valley girls track coach Lane Lewallen couldn’t hide his disappointment, though he took the high road.
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.
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