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Global conflicts cause concern in markets, commodities

Headlines across the world have been filled with news of violence and intensifying conflicts in the Gaza strip, the Ukraine and Russia, and Iraq.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Local businessman shows off steer at Lake County Fair

Local businessman shows off steer at Lake County Fair

Chuck Huseman’s Texas Longhorn is a throwback to a different era of cattle ranching.

August 06, 2014 5:06 pm Photos

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Valparaiso man competes to be crowned “Top Tech”

Valparaiso man competes to be crowned “Top Tech”

A group of coworkers first convinced Valparaiso's David Berdovich a few years ago to compete in Ryder System’s Top Tech competition, a contest testing the speed and precision of some of the nation’s best auto maintenance technicians.

July 21, 2014 9:46 am
Young entrepreneurs learn through Student Painters

Young entrepreneurs learn through Student Painters

A common decision for college students returning home in the summer is to find employment with a seasonal job to help pay for college expenses.

July 08, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Baseball Card Exchange hopes to grow hobby

Baseball Card Exchange hopes to grow hobby

SCHERERVILLE | Collecting baseball cards isn’t quite the American tradition it used to be.

July 03, 2014 10:28 pm Photos

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Local students participate in Purdue Entrepreneurship Academy

Several locals were among a group of 50 high school students representing 26 counties who tested their entrepreneurship skills while also experiencing campus life at Purdue University last week.

July 01, 2014 12:00 pm
Schepel Buick GMC continues award-winning ways

Schepel Buick GMC continues award-winning ways

Around the time when General Motors prepares to announce its dealers of the year, Tom VanProoyen, the vice president and general manager of Schepel Buick GMC, can’t help but hold his breath before winning dealers are announced.

June 27, 2014 5:15 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Laude system works in honoring graduates

YOUNG VOICES: Laude system works in honoring graduates

In my stubbornness, I rarely completely change the way I think about things.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am
True BBQ and Whiskey Bar opens in Munster

True BBQ and Whiskey Bar opens in Munster

MUNSTER | After making an appearance at Crown Point’s corn roast, True BBQ and Whiskey Bar opened its doors Tuesday, hoping to bring “a modern BBQ experience” to diners across Northwest Indiana.

June 21, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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50 vendors beckon crowds to C.P. food, crafts festival

50 vendors beckon crowds to C.P. food, crafts festival

Crown Point police Officer Jeff Eldridge and his canine partner Buddy drew quite the crowd Friday when Eldridge traded in his police uniform for a rainbow clown wig and a pair of Harry Caray glasses.

June 20, 2014 8:50 pm Photos

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Railroad writer to appear at signing

Railroad writer to appear at signing

DYER | Victor Baird fondly remembers the Wabash Fourth District railroad from summers spent at his grandmother’s house in Wolcottville, Ind.

June 09, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Purdue Calumet students win student ad competition

Purdue Calumet students win student ad competition

A team of 31 Purdue University Calumet advertising and marketing students placed first in the finals of the National Student Advertising Competition on May 30 in Boca Raton, Fla.

June 05, 2014 12:00 pm
Napleton Automotive Group adds Fiat dealership

Napleton Automotive Group adds Fiat dealership

SCHERERVILLE  | Two years ago, the Napleton Automotive Group first tossed around the idea of bringing the Italian-based Fiat to the region with the growing interest in the brand in the U.S.

June 05, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Grads, your opportunities in college are up to you

YOUNG VOICES: Grads, your opportunities in college are up to you

With April coming to a close and May rolling in, I am assured of two things across high schools throughout the region: Unfortunate amounts of rain whenever I head out to the golf course and high school seniors panicking about college.

April 21, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Olympics are more than just a game

YOUNG VOICES: Olympics are more than just a game

Like many people, I love the Olympics. I enjoy nothing more than sitting around a TV and watching competitive events like curling and bobsledding that I would normally never see anywhere else.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: We need to address bullying in sports, elsewhere

YOUNG VOICES: We need to address bullying in sports, elsewhere

I have some not-so-breaking news: Bullying still exists.

December 16, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Right to speak doesn't mean you must

YOUNG VOICES: Right to speak doesn't mean you must

There is a fine line between freedom of speech and hate speech.

October 14, 2013 12:00 am
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