From a young age, Nancy Spencer had obstacles she had to overcome, said her daughter, Elaine Spencer.
One of the inspiring things about Whiting history is that many of our families have been important in local businesses for generations.
CROWN POINT | A 24-year-old Whiting man was handed a 45-year prison sentence Tuesday in the shooting of a rival during a party.
Whiting Mayor Joseph Stahura and Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor said Monday they are preparing to join the county E-911 consolidation.
There's Christmas music on the radio already and I found Christmas items on display when I went out to find Halloween decorations.
WHITING | The Whiting Public Library Chess Club would like to congratulate two of its members. On Nov. 9, Elijah and Benji Williams traveled to Canterbury School located in Fort Wayne to compete at the 2013 Indiana State K-12th Grade Chess Championships.
WHITING | A Whiting home was destroyed by fire early Monday morning, fire officials said.
A Chicago law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, Hammond-based Beemsterboer Slag Corp. and three other companies over the petroleum coke that has been stored along the Calumet River.
CHICAGO | The images are startling. Billowing black clouds darken the daytime sky as wind-driven grit pelts homes and cars and forces bewildered residents to take cover.
WHITING | George Rogers Clark Middle School seventh-graders in Patty McKinley’s Digital Communication Tools classes used their computer skills to promote World Kindness Day and Nov. 13, and continue to publicize the anti-bullying campaign started last month by the State of Indiana.
WHITING | The Whiting Plan Commission has canceled its 6 p.m. Tuesday meeting.
We went shopping for a new chair yesterday. My beloved recliner is declining quickly, probably due to the fact that due to bad knees, I have a tendency to plop into it. I'm waiting for the moment that I sit in the chair and poof, find myself actually sitting on the floor.
WHITING | For residents who hadn’t noticed, there’s a new name on the door of the Whiting Clerk-Treasurer’s office.
HAMMOND | Stakeholders gathered Friday at Purdue University Calumet for a seminar on the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern, touting successes on what was once deemed "the filthiest stream in the world."
Since the holidays will soon be upon us (even though mentally, I'm still in August) it's time to announce all the wonderful events in my home town of Whiting for the Christmas season.
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