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D.167 approves final agreement with Glenwood

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 School Board on Monday approved the final draft of an intergovernmental agreement with the village of Glenwood in the next step toward building a new middle school.

April 15, 2014 12:15 pm
Lowell's Lewis comes back from injury ready for success

Lowell's Lewis comes back from injury ready for success

Skyler Lewis may not be fully recovered, but the Lowell junior hasn't reduced her expectations one bit.

April 14, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Illiana Christian following its families to south Lake County

LANSING | Illiana Christian officials want to send the message they are not running away from current students, but following new ones.

April 13, 2014 11:30 pm
Holocaust survivor wants SSC audience to 'be a mensch'

Holocaust survivor wants SSC audience to 'be a mensch'

SOUTH HOLLAND | Alexander White had a three-pronged message for those who came to hear him speak Thursday at the Kindig Performing Arts Center on the campus of South Suburban College. He hoped the young people, in particular, were listening.

April 10, 2014 3:17 pm

H-F ranked among nation's best schools

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor High School was ranked the top public high school in the south suburbs and No. 55 in Illinois on the Washington Post's list of America's Most Challenging High Schools. The school was ranked No. 1,504 in the country.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Senate bill would radically change school funding

Local school districts could see major changes in the funding they get from the state if a bill working its way through the Illinois Senate becomes law.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

D. 167 settles on site plan for new school

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 Board approved a tentative site plan for the middle school at Tuesday's meeting.

April 08, 2014 9:35 pm
L.C.'s Lambert hopes to overcome disappointing junior finish

L.C.'s Lambert hopes to overcome disappointing junior finish

ST. JOHN | It takes some pressing, but once Brooke Lambert opens up she'll admit that the only way she wants to see her final high school season end is with a state pole vault championship.

April 08, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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H-F offering summer school for teachers

FLOSSMOOR | Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 will renew "Homewood-Flossmoor University" this summer, offering teachers a chance to continue their education during the summer.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood raises fees for licenses, permits

LYNWOOD | The Lynwood Village Board approved a pair of ordinances to raise fees for violations, permits and licenses this week.

March 28, 2014 6:37 pm

Illiana Christian voters OK relocation to Indiana

LANSING | Illiana Christian Association members approved a measure to move their high school to Indiana in a special meeting Monday.

March 27, 2014 11:00 am

Emotions run high at D.167 financial forum

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 Board explained its financial situation to an emotional group of stakeholders at a special meeting Monday in the Brookwood Junior High School gym.

March 24, 2014 11:00 pm

D.167 to host meeting Monday on proposed budget cuts

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood Elementary District 167 School Board will hold a special meeting in the Brookwood Junior High School gym Monday to discuss its finances.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am
Tuskegee airmen speak in Lynwood

Tuskegee airmen speak in Lynwood

LYNWOOD | Samuel Dave wasn't aware that he sat across the room from aviation history as he folded and played with his paper airplane at Glenwood-Lynwood library Thursday.

March 20, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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Long-time coach speaks out on IHSA's ban on H-F

Long-time coach speaks out on IHSA's ban on H-F

FLOSSMOOR | Don Laketa's got emotional when he spoke to the School District 233 board about the penalties put on the girls basketball program at Homewood-Flossmoor by the state's high school athletics sanctioning body.

March 20, 2014 7:55 pm

Illiana Christian to vote Monday on move from Lansing to Indiana

A decision on whether or not to relocate from Lansing to Indiana will be put to voters by the Illiana Christian School Board on Monday, according to a letter from the high school's board of directors posted on the school's website.

March 19, 2014 12:15 pm

Times/Pepsi Classic to return in May with unlimited re-entries

Region keglers will renew a 65-year tradition when the first ball of the Times/Pepsi Classic is rolled at Olympia Lanes on May 3, and for the first time bowlers will be allowed unlimited re-entries.

March 18, 2014 7:35 pm

Sauk Village raises fees for stickers, licenses

SAUK VILLAGE | Licenses and sticker fees were adjusted after the Sauk Village board adopted a series of ordinance amendments Tuesday.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

D.167 discusses size, cost of new school

GLENWOOD | School District 167 officials discussed the size and cost of the new middle school scheduled to open in 2016 at Monday's School Board meeting.

March 10, 2014 10:45 pm

Glenwood abates $500K from tax levy

GLENWOOD | Tax bills will be slightly lower than expected in Glenwood after the Village Board approved an ordinance to abate the current tax levy.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am

Cole, defense lead Bowman to sectional title

HAMMOND | Anthony Cole doesn't even want to start.

March 08, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Griffith, Bowman to meet in semifinals

HAMMOND | Bad free-throw shooting usually equals postseason losses, but Griffith got away with missing the gimme's down the stretch to hold off Hammond 49-41 Wednesday in the Class 3A Hammond Sectional at the Civic Center.

March 05, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Lynwood to handle minor retail theft within village

LYNWOOD | Small-time theft will be handled internally in Lynwood, more swiftly and possibly less severely, after officials approved an ordinance last week.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am

Sauk Village amends liquor license, adds 'adult use' permits

SAUK VILLAGE | The Sauk Village Board approved amendments to its liquor license ordinance and added "adult use" permits to its zoning code on Tuesday.

March 02, 2014 2:00 pm

21st Century holds off Lake Station boys in wild fourth quarter

GARY | The 21st Century gym was packed with families on senior night, but it was a player coach Rodney Williams called a "seasoned sophomore" who sealed a tough victory for the Cougars.

February 28, 2014 9:45 pm

Sauk Village lays off emergency personnel

SAUK VILLAGE | The Sauk Village Board approved the layoffs of two salaried emergency service personnel Tuesday.

February 25, 2014 10:40 pm

D.158 approves $3.3 million bond issuance

LANSING | School District 158 officials approved a resolution last week to issue up to $3.3 million in funding bonds for school improvements.

February 24, 2014 12:00 am
Crown Point stuns Lowell at buzzer of boys hoops game

Crown Point stuns Lowell at buzzer of boys hoops game

LOWELL | The weight coming off of Crown Point's shoulders was almost visible.

February 22, 2014 7:53 pm

Munster continues NCC dominance with win over Andrean boys

MUNSTER | Munster simply doesn't lose conference games.

February 21, 2014 10:00 pm

New Brookwood Middle School may not open until 2016

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 board is expected to decide next week whether to fast track completion of the new Brookwood Middle School.

February 20, 2014 1:15 pm
L.C.'s Robinson hopes a second state title caps a stellar prep career

L.C.'s Robinson hopes a second state title caps a stellar prep career

During one of Gelen Robinson's matches at the Calumet regional, somebody yelled, "Who is that grown man wrestling with these boys?"

February 18, 2014 7:17 pm Photos

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D.167 finances are OK for now

GLENWOOD | Brookwood District 167 has its financial house in order for now, but if the state's finances are not better the district could see deficits in its budget in the next five years, a school official told the board.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am

D.167 OKs STEM program

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 School Board on Tuesday approved funding for a project that will emphasize STEM subjects, science, technology, engineering and math.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
Glenwood saying goodbye to Brookwood Middle School

Glenwood saying goodbye to Brookwood Middle School

GLENWOOD | Brookwood School District 167 is getting closer to building a new middle school, which could open in the fall of 2015.

February 15, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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K.V. wins first girls sectional crown since 2005

CEDAR LAKE | It just took a little while to get started.

February 15, 2014 9:15 pm

K.V., Andrean girls to square off in Hanover Sectional final

CEDAR LAKE | Bethany Jansma says she doesn't like to shoot.

February 14, 2014 9:45 pm

D.167 lays out plan for new school

GLENWOOD | Brookwood District 167  fifth- and sixth-graders could be in a new school by August 2015.

February 13, 2014 10:45 pm

BP says pollutant-monitoring website will include info on health effects

BP's new website monitoring emissions will be operational by summer, Director of Media Relations Scott Dean said.

February 13, 2014 3:21 pm

D.167 to hold forum on new middle school Thursday

GLENWOOD | Brookwood District 167 officials will hold a forum to inform the public on the progress of the new middle school project at 6:30 tonight in the Brookwood Middle School gym, 200 E. Glenwood-Lansing Road.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

H.C., Andrean take double-digit first-round wins at Hanover Central

CEDAR LAKE | Andrean and Hanover Central both earned double-digit first-round victories, but the 59ers' 58-15 win over Calumet came a lot easier than the Wildcats' 57-44 victory over New Prairie.

February 12, 2014 9:30 pm

BP updates residents on emissions projects

BP updated residents on the progress of its environmental monitoring system Wednesday at its quarterly Citizen's Advisory Committee meeting at Whiting Public Library.

February 12, 2014 9:45 am

D.167 hires architect, construction manager for new middle school

GLENWOOD | Brookwood School District 167 has hired a new construction manager and architect for its new middle school.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
Merrillville senior poised for best wrestling finish yet

Merrillville senior poised for best wrestling finish yet

Michael Garza clenched his fists, flexed his arms and let out a primal scream as he walked back to the center of the mat to have his hand raised as the Calumet regional 113-pound champ.

February 11, 2014 9:15 pm

Brookwood D.167 to ban firearms in wake of concealed carry permits

GLENWOOD | The state's first concealed carry permits haven't yet been issued, but Brookwood School District 167 is taking steps to keep weapons out of its schools.

February 10, 2014 11:00 pm
Steady Merrillville repeats as Calumet Regional wrestling champions

Steady Merrillville repeats as Calumet Regional wrestling champions

CALUMET TWP. | Merrillville coach David Maldonado says the key to winning a wrestling state title is winning the regional as an individual, so as to avoid meeting another regional champ later in the bracket.

February 08, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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With or without Wideman, L.C. dominates Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | Lake Central let everybody in the gym know how this game would go right from the jump.

February 07, 2014 10:00 pm
Calumet's Noworul hopes to qualify for state with his third chance

Calumet's Noworul hopes to qualify for state with his third chance

There are names painted on the wall in the Calumet wrestling room. Each one was a previous Warriors wrestler who qualified for or placed at the state meet.

February 04, 2014 5:00 pm
No sweat for Portage at Calumet mat sectional

No sweat for Portage at Calumet mat sectional

CALUMET TWP. | The mat was a sea of red as wrestlers gathered to be announced as finalists in each weight class Saturday at Calumet.

February 01, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Miller's late 3-pointer gives Marquette boys the win

LAKE STATION | Braxton Miller's been working on staying aggressive when his shots aren't falling. So, it didn't matter that he'd missed a few shots earlier in the night.

January 31, 2014 9:45 pm
Sauk Village hosts diversity dinner

Sauk Village hosts diversity dinner

SAUK VILLAGE | Nearly 100 residents shared a potluck dinner and serious conversation at Sauk Village's first diversity dinner on Jan. 24.

January 31, 2014 5:09 pm
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