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GARY | Eight monks from Tibet have returned to the region to share their message of peace and compassion, while discussing their culture and raising money for their monastery.
Alec Guarino had a goal and an assist, and Jacob Fodness had five saves to lead the Marian Catholic boys soccer team to a 3-0 win over Lincoln-Way North on Monday.
Courtney Blackwell was perfect in all 140 setting attempts while recording 42 assists while leading Whiting past Hobart in a five-game volleyball victory Monday night.
A local retired educator has set up a website intended to help educators on a daily basis.
CROWN POINT | A statue of the Crown Point High School bulldog mascot was found with its face broken off in an incident under investigation by police.
GARY | A woman was struck in the head with a gun and robbed of her purse Saturday in Gary, police said.
Two Indiana Boundary homes burglarized
SOUTH HAVEN | Two men involved in a fight in were arrested after they ran from police, but were tracked down as officers followed a trail of blood to an apartment.
CHESTERTON | Continuing a tradition of many years, St. Francis’ Episcopal Church will have a Blessing of the Pets from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday Oct. 4 on the church grounds, 237 E. Porter Ave.
HAMMOND | A Valparaiso woman plans to join group of people admitting to their role in an insurance fraud scheme involving staged vehicle crashes in Northwest Indiana and Illinois.
Funeral services for fallen Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz are scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Monday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
PORTAGE | The Portage Parks & Recreation Foundation will be hosting a 5K extreme, but fun run, the 3rd Annual Freaky Fun Zombie Run, at 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Runners will experience the challenge of one of Imagination Glen’s Outback Trails, as well as several strategically placed obstacles. Ru…
LOWELL | Eleven Lake County 4-H members recently competed in the Area 10 4-H Tractor Contest, hosted by the Lake County 4-H Department and held at the Lowell Livestock Auction grounds. In all, 49 contestants from the eight-county district participated.
Wilbur and Orville Wright get credit for the first successful powered flight, at Kitty Hawk, N.C., but Octave Chanute earned accolades, too, for helping the Wrights get it right.
LANSING | The Lansing Association for Community Events hosted the final cruise night of the season on Sunday on Ridge Road in downtown Lansing. The cruise was a rescheduled date for the July cruise, which was changed due to the weather.
MUNSTER | On Thursday, September 18th, there will be A Raise A Glass fundraiser hosted by Arden Courts and Comfort Keepers from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Park, 900 N. Centennial Park Drive, will benefit Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana. A $50 donation to ADSN…
SAUK VILLAGE | A 20-year-old man was gunned down Saturday in a Sauk Village, authorities said.
CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old man died Saturday after being shot in the back at the River Oaks Shopping Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
GARY | A car crash and subsequent attempted assistance from a friend left a Gary woman and Portage man both arrested for operating while intoxicated, authorities said.
PORTER COUNTY | Porter County Highway and Spaulding Tree Service will restrict traffic Monday through Friday on Meridian Road from County Road 550 North to County Road 700 North for tree trimming.
CHESTERTON | Porter County Highway and Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the following roads Monday through Saturday for railroad crossing repairs.
The Pride of Portage Marching Band performed Sept. 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Band performed its 2014 show titled Legends of the East as part of the Lake Central vs. Portage football game. Assistant Principal Michael DePasquale performed the National Anthem with the band.
VALPARAISO | The substance abuse councils of Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties will host a joint summit on marijuana Sept. 19 at the Memorial Opera House.
VALPARAISO | The Law Clinic at Valparaiso University Law School, which provides free legal representation to individuals with limited income, is now accepting new cases.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will join the national celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is held from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
MUNSTER | Orders for the Humane Society Calumet Area’s mum sale fundraiser are due Monday.
MUNSTER | The 71st annual South Shore Arts Salon Show opens Sunday at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, and runs through Oct. 26.
DYER | Boy Scouts Troop 561 from Dyer was awarded Troop Honors for the third year in a row while attending a weeklong summer camp at Napowan Adventure Base in Wild Rose, Wisc. "As adult leaders we watched the boys work together and have fun while earning the top award for the third year in …
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago's Summer Youth Employment Program celebrated the end of a productive season with a barbecue at Washington Park, where the summer workers met to enjoy a festive lunch with the Mayor Anthony Copeland and public works staff.
Two adjacent sites at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Porter give visitors a glimpse of life for early settlers in Northwest Indiana.
GARY | After a successful visit last year, the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District is again hosting the creation of a Peace Sand Mandala by the Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts, 540 S. Lake St.
ST. JOHN | The Lake Central School Corp. holds an open house Sept. 28 to show off the construction work recently completed at Protsman Elementary School.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point American Legion Post 20 holds its fall turkey shoots from noon to 4 p.m. on weekends through October.
CEDAR LAKE | T&J Landscaping wants to open a new building on Wicker Avenue.
GRIFFITH | The 35th annual Fall Harvest Craft Festival, hosted by Griffith Boy Scout Troop 264 is Sept. 27 and 28 in Central Park, 698 N. Broad St.
HAMMOND | The Hessville Neighborhood Crime Watch group meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive.
MERRILLVILLE | The Nazareth Home holds its annual gala Oct. 9 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza.
CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Town Council has annexed 4.68 acres on the south side of town.
Empower Porter County invites families to celebrate national Family Day on from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 21. This celebration kicks off their Around the Table initiative at four locations throughout Porter County: Valparaiso YMCA, Duneland YMCA, Portage YMCA, and Union Township Middle School/Wheeler H…
Led by Nick Fiene's third-place finish, the Illiana Christian boys cross country team took thjrd Saturday in the Peoria First to the Finish Invitational at Detweiller Park.
Tarah Hamby scored two goals to lead a balanced attack for Times No. 1 Lake Central in Saturday's 8-0 girls soccer victory over LaPorte.
HAMMOND | Hundreds of workers demanding higher wages walked off the job Saturday at the Lear Corp. plant in Hammond that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that may affect a major Ford assembly plant in Chicago.
Times business reporter Keith Benman provides an exclusive report from economic development leaders in Kenosha County in southeast Wisconsin. The area boasts many of the same amenities as Northwest Indiana: proximity to Chicago and O'Hare airport, a major interstate expressway and the state'…
ChicagoLand Popcorn is marking a new location in the region as well as its recent role with Valparaiso’s Popcorn Festival.
GARY | A man walked into the city's police station Thursday to report he'd been robbed — on March 5.
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