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Forecaster: Warmer, drier winter ... for now

Forecaster: Warmer, drier winter ... for now

As people prepare to fire up the grills and head to the beach for one last summer hurrah this Labor Day weekend, thoughts of colder days ahead come to mind.

August 29, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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College Bound programs extended 12 more years

College Bound programs extended 12 more years

In 2012, 169 of Hammond's College Bound students attended Purdue Calumet. That represents 34 percent of the program’s participants.

May 21, 2014 9:14 am
Coast Guard did nearly three times as much icebreaking this winter

Coast Guard did nearly three times as much icebreaking this winter

Northwest Indiana steel mills rely on a steady flow of shipping traffic across the Great Lakes to provide them with enough raw materials to forge metal, but the record-setting ice was so thick this winter that a boat trip that normally takes 12 hours stretched for eight days in February. Th…

May 19, 2014 11:59 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Something good out of winter of ‘14

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Something good out of winter of ‘14

Spring, it seems, has finally arrived, or so it seems. The gunmetal gray snow that has stood at the end of my driveway like a frozen monument has finally been vanquished, and the first anemic sparrow arrived back in my yard from parts unknown. I must admit he looks worse for his winter wear,…

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Snow remains near one hole at River Pointe Country Club in Hobart. Two of the three 9-hole courses were open to carts for the first time Monday. The entire course is open to walkers.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

The size of ponds grew with the heavy snowfall at River Pointe Country Club in Hobart. The pond normally ends at the red stakes in the ground.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Snow remains near one green at River Pointe Country Club in Hobart. Two of the three 9-hole courses were open to carts for the first time Monday. The entire course is open to walkers.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

River Pointe Country Club grounds crew employee Anthony Host blows debris off of a tee box at the golf course in Hobart. Two of the three 9-hole courses were open to carts for the first time Monday. The entire course is open to walkers.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Standing water at River Pointe Country Club in Hobart. Two of the three 9-hole courses were open to carts for the first time Monday. The entire course is open to walkers.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

River Pointe Country Club grounds crew employee Bruce Petersohn mows a tee box at the golf course in Hobart. Two of the three 9-hole courses were open to carts for the first time Monday. The entire course is open to walkers.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

River Pointe Country Club grounds crew employee Bruce Petersohn mows a tee box at the golf course in Hobart. Two of the three 9-hole courses were open to carts for the first time Monday. The entire course is open to walkers.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Lingering winter has not been kind to region's golf courses

Hobart High School students practice putting during try-outs at River Pointe Country Club in Hobart. Normally try-outs would happen in mid-March but were postponed due to the weather.

March 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Expert: No major impact of BP oil spill on wildlife expected

Expert: No major impact of BP oil spill on wildlife expected

WHITING | The release of up to 1,638 gallons of crude oil into Lake Michigan from BP's Whiting Refinery will likely not harm area wildlife -- in large part -- thanks to the long, brutal winter.

March 28, 2014 10:45 am Related

Climate is always changing; fear factor is dubious

This winter has been harsh, but for the man-made climate change alarmists, here's a bit of climate history to mull over.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.

March 09, 2014 1:00 am
Cold, snowy winter affecting many small businesses

Cold, snowy winter affecting many small businesses

This winter is one of the coldest and snowiest in history, and small businesses across the region are suffering from its effects.

March 01, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

Forecast: 30 below zero wind chills Wednesday

Winter isn't ready to ease its grip on the region just yet. 

February 25, 2014 6:52 am

Foreign students get tough lessons from Mother Nature

VALPARAISO | A number of foreign students spending the winter months in Valparaiso are getting a crash course from Mother Nature in snow.

February 22, 2014 5:45 pm
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