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Where to go with the dogs

Dog parks and dog-friendly facilities dot the area from Chicago’s beaches through Porter County. Most charge an annual membership fee and all require proof of up-to-date immunization for the canine family member.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am
Remote controlled plane enthisiasts at the Midwest Sundowners field

Remote controlled plane enthisiasts at the Midwest Sundowners field

Paul Vandenburgh, of Crown Point, starts the engine on his Piper Cub model airplane Monday at Rainford Field in Wheeler.

August 18, 2014 4:18 pm
Remote controlled plane enthisiasts at the Midwest Sundowners field

Remote controlled plane enthisiasts at the Midwest Sundowners field

Stan Zolodz, of Crown Point, brings his battery-powered remote controlled plane in for a landing Monday at Rainford Field field in Wheeler. Zolodz is a member of the Midwest Sundowners Radio Controlled Model Aeronautics Club.

August 18, 2014 4:19 pm

Photography Club exhibit open through June at Deep River

HOBART | Lake County Parks Photo club members Victor Grimes, of Gary; Sandor Voo of Wheeler; Jim Rettker, of Crown Point; Beverly and Tom Zmigrocki, of Griffith; Victoria Jostes, of Hobart; Dennis Gray, of Highland; Roger Wills, of Merrillville; and James Conrad, of Valparaiso; have more tha…

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton man leads police on high-speed chase

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Chesterton man fled from police Sunday at speeds up to 95 mph on Ind. 130 and tried to out run officers before being shocked by a Taser.

June 23, 2014 4:50 pm
Wheeler 2012 graduate will bike to raise money, awareness for cancer

Wheeler 2012 graduate will bike to raise money, awareness for cancer

UNION TOWNSHIP | Each summer, roughly 100 University of Texas students embark on the Texas 4000, the longest annual charity bicycle ride.

June 17, 2014 10:12 am Photos

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Hometown Festival Days start tomorrow in Crown Point

Hometown Festival Days start tomorrow in Crown Point

During art class at Colonel Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point, Skyler created this design for Hometown Festival Days. Her winning creation artfully depicts the festive atmosphere of Hometown Festival Days, with Crown Point’s Bulldog highlighting the traditional Corn Roast, which kicks thi…

June 12, 2014 1:00 am
National Park ecosystem presentations at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point, Ind. Monday June 9, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

National Park ecosystem presentations at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point, Ind. Monday June 9, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

From left, Ellie Lockhart, 11, Emma Frank, 11, Josh Devaney, 12, Justin Bieszczak, 12, and Skylar Kroner, 12, are dressed as park rangers as they set up exhibits of Monogahela National Forest and the Everglades at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point on Monday. The sixth-grade science classe…

June 09, 2014 12:14 pm
National Park ecosystem presentations at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point, Ind. Monday June 9, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

National Park ecosystem presentations at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point, Ind. Monday June 9, 2014.Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Khloe Stover, Jacob Ronning and Eleni Kostouros, all 12, put Goldfish in cups for their Monterey Bay exhibit at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point on Monday.

June 09, 2014 12:15 pm
Retiring teacher inspires Wheeler High graduates

Retiring teacher inspires Wheeler High graduates

WHEELER | The focus of high school graduations normally is the senior class, but a speaker stole the show Sunday at the 2014 Wheeler High School commencement.

June 08, 2014 5:50 pm Photos

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Marc Bruner

Marc Bruner

Wheeler softball coach Marc Bruner announced his resignation after seven seasons with the team. He is transferring to Portage and will be an assistant girls basketball coach and assistant football coach with the Indians.

June 01, 2014 12:34 pm

Vikings ease into championship match

PORTAGE | It took Madisen Kammerer and Brooke Sever a little time to get their rhythm back on the court, but once they did, Valparaiso rolled to an easy victory Thursday afternoon.

May 22, 2014 5:00 pm
Wheeler's Karessa Sweeney

Wheeler's Karessa Sweeney

Wheeler's Karessa Sweeney is congratulated after scoring a run against Whiting in Wednesday's game.

April 30, 2014 8:32 pm
Whiting's Jessica Butler

Whiting's Jessica Butler

Whiting's Jessica Butler strikes out against Wheeler pitcher Nickole Finch during Wednesday's game.

April 30, 2014 8:32 pm
Whiting's Allie Bentley

Whiting's Allie Bentley

Whiting's Allie Bentley misses a foul pop-up against Wheeler on Wednesday.

April 30, 2014 8:32 pm
Whiting's Jessica Butler

Whiting's Jessica Butler

Whiting's Jessica Butler fields a ground ball while Wheeler's Savanah Ruoff heads to third base during Wednesday's game.

April 30, 2014 8:32 pm
Wheeler's Nickole Finch

Wheeler's Nickole Finch

Wheeler's Nickole Finch delivers during her shutout pitching performance against Whiting on Wednesday.

April 30, 2014 8:23 pm
Whiting's Mollie Lovasko

Whiting's Mollie Lovasko

Whiting's Mollie Lovasko pitches during Wednesday's game against Wheeler.

April 30, 2014 8:23 pm
Appellate court upholds McCowan murder conviction

Appellate court upholds McCowan murder conviction

VALPARAISO | The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and 60-year prison sentence of Dustin McCowan in the 2011 shooting death of his former girlfriend Amanda Bach.

April 24, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Harlem Wizards give Union Twp. schools boost

Pictured at Union Center Elementary's pep rally are Broadway from the Wizards and Jake Jendreas.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
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