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State candidates say they're not using gov't equipment in campaigns

State candidates say they're not using gov't equipment in campaigns

INDIANAPOLIS | The two state officeholders seeking election in November insist they are not using government-owned equipment for campaign purposes, even though the State Ethics Commission recently concluded they could.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: NWI radio voice and great guy Doug Kullerstrand missed by many

OFFBEAT: NWI radio voice and great guy Doug Kullerstrand missed by many

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Hammond Veterans Day Parade planned for November

HAMMOND | A new Veterans Appreciation Day parade announced Friday by Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and North Township Trustee Frank J. Mrvan is intended to attract veterans from across the state and beyond to participate.

April 25, 2014 12:01 pm
Environmentalists inspire a photographer's passion for wildlife

Environmentalists inspire a photographer's passion for wildlife

“Just a guy, a camera and a lot of clicking,” Michael Lewandowski says on his Lew Shots Facebook page.

March 18, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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A life in banking: Freyek marks 50 years as a banker

A life in banking: Freyek marks 50 years as a banker

First Federal Savings and Loan Association president and CEO John Freyek started his banking career back when First Federal was across the street from Goldblatt's Department Store in downtown Hammond and most of the employees cashed their paychecks there.

February 14, 2014 9:09 pm Photos

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Radio host shot from hip, and missed, in wisecrack

I was listening to WJOB for the first time in a while and only listened for the weather report. Jed (James E. Dedelow) used to carry former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey’s water, so I “got off the bus.”

February 05, 2014 12:00 am

WJOB to broadcast from PUC center in spring

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet and WJOB on Monday announced a partnership that will bring the Hammond radio station's broadcasting operations and streaming media center to the university’s emerging Commercialization Center.

October 28, 2013 2:15 pm

Veterans Views hosts present Buncich, Dedelow with Citizen Soldier Awards

HAMMOND | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich and WJOB radio station owners Jim and Alexis Dedelow and staff received the first Certificate of Appreciation Citizen Soldier Awards on Thursday.

July 25, 2013 7:45 pm
OFFBEAT: Radio icon "Uncle" Len Ellis back at mic for Columbia honor

OFFBEAT: Radio icon "Uncle" Len Ellis back at mic for Columbia honor

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 06, 2013 12:00 am

McDermott-Cid WJOB clash, part 3

McDermott returns to the WJOB studio to provide a rebuttal to Cid's claims.

May 10, 2013 4:32 pm

McDermott-Cid WJOB clash, part 2

Cid calls into WJOB's "JED in the Region" show to respond to McDermott's criticism.

May 10, 2013 4:22 pm

McDermott-Cid WJOB clash, part 1

At his weekly radio show on WJOB, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. discussed the Lake County income tax and County Councilwoman Christine Cid.

May 10, 2013 4:18 pm
WJOB in Hammond ready to celebrate 90 years of region radio fame

WJOB in Hammond ready to celebrate 90 years of region radio fame

Jim Dedelow, owner of WJOB-1230 AM in Hammond, describes the regional radio station as "living history built on listeners."

September 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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WJOB Logo Stamped in Concrete of Studio's Main Hallway

WJOB Logo Stamped in Concrete of Studio's Main Hallway

A raised insignia of the WJOB "call letters" is embedded in the concrete floor of the studio's main hallway in Hammond.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
East Chicago Newsman Frank Reynolds Broadcasting for WJOB

East Chicago Newsman Frank Reynolds Broadcasting for WJOB

Newsman Frank Reynolds, of East Chicago, began his broadcast career holding a WJOB microphone in the 1950s for the Hammond radio station.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
Hammond Bus with WJOB Advertising in the Late 1950s

Hammond Bus with WJOB Advertising in the Late 1950s

A bus in Hammond features advertising for the WJOB radio sports coverage in the Region in the late 1950s.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
WJOB Broadcast Area

WJOB Broadcast Area

WJOB-1230 AM still broadcasts from Hammond studios, reaching 2.5 million listeners in Illinois and 500,000 listeners in Northwest Indiana.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Speaks in the Region with Address Captured by WJOB Microphone

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Speaks in the Region with Address Captured by WJOB Microphone

Prior to his assassination in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to the Region to speak, with the address broadcast by WJOB radio station.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
Stacks of Life with Jim Dedelow in the WJOB Music Library

Stacks of Life with Jim Dedelow in the WJOB Music Library

WJOB radio station owner Jim Dedelow visits the memory lane of music housed in the Hammond studio's vast record collection.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
WJOB Radio Station in Hammond

WJOB Radio Station in Hammond

WJOB radio station in Hammond has been at the same studio location at 6405 Olcott Ave. in the Woodmar neighborhood of Hammond since 1956.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
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