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MUNSTER | The Duquesne University Tamburitzans on Sunday continued their tradition of bringing folk music and dance to Northwest Indiana.
It’s been quite the freshman season for Kaitlyn Moricz.
CHICAGO | The return of Marian Hossa helped the Blackhawks on Sunday night — as coach Joel Quenneville put his waffling champions under a microscope to demand better effort and concentration.
CHICAGO | A standoff on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive that lasted nearly nine hours Sunday ended with police taking a Georgia man into custody.
Valparaiso | Porter County Museum's newest exhibit, Making Her Place, opened Sunday right in the middle of Women's History Month.
The Fourth of July always brings back memories of the Korean War for James Watkin, of Valparaiso.
MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City couple died Sunday in their home in an apparent murder-suicide, officials said.
CROWN POINT | A Hammond man faces nine felony and eight misdemeanor charges stemming from a fatal traffic crash in November.
GARY | Thirty local students learned Sunday they will advance to the state science fair following their presentations Saturday at Indiana University Northwest.
ST. JOHN | Lake Central School Corp. won't be able to offer summer school for grades four through eight this year because of funding.
DYER | A developer plans to build a transitional care and assisted living facility on land along Calumet Avenue in Dyer.
CHICAGO | A Gary man was killed Saturday night while attending a party in Chicago, police said.
LOWELL | The Town Council will meet in a work session with Sen. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday to discuss the proposed South Shore rail expansion.
Duquesne University Tamburitzans perform a traditional dance Sunday at Munster High School.
Duquesne University Tamburitzans sing and dance for the crowd Sunday during their performance at Munster High School.
Valparaiso residents Elly Brazell, 8, and Lily Rengstorf, 8, read a tear-off recreation of a woman suffrage pamphlet at the opening of the Making Her Place exhibit Sunday at the museum in Valparaiso.
Michaelle Dvornik, right, a descendant of featured Valparaiso resident Lucy Doty Putnam, stands with three generations of her family members Sunday at the opening of the Making Her Place exhibit at the Porter County Museum.
VALPARAISO | At 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Laura Breen was taking a deserved break from competing in the second annual 24-Hour InSWIMniac Challenge at the Valparaiso Family YMCA.
Chris Kovacik hoped to celebrate Christmas in his newly-built home in Winfield’s Stonegate subdivision.
Everything runs on water - our bodies, farms, power plants, cities and economies all rely on a safe and dependable supply of water.
Approximately 10 million people rely on Lake Michigan for drinking water, and countless more appreciate it as a recreational resource including beachgoers, naturalists, boaters and anglers.
As a fifth generation Chicagoan with roots in the city’s political world as well as long-time newspaperman who grew up or spent time in such neighborhoods as Ravenswood, Lake View, Uptown and Edgewater, Patrick Butler always knew that at some time in his life he would explore the what he ter…
When Misty Copeland takes the stage this spring as the principal title character in the classic ballet, "Coppelia", her rise to this pinnacle of stardom as a soloist who has danced around the world, seems meteoric in itself. But reading her memoir, "Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina" (To…
People crowd into the Crown Point square for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Whether or not you claim Irish as your heritage, St. Patrick’s Day is a day we can all celebrate. It is also an excellent opportunity to bring your family together and establish some of your own special traditions.
When parents play board games with their children, there are scads of opportunities for the kids—and their parents—to learn.
The crowd started filling up Beatniks on Conkey last month for the Hammond Community Theater's production of "The Mousetrap."
For most people, securing financing is the first “key” to opening the door of homeownership, and for some people, qualifying for a mortgage may seem like more of a nightmare than a dream.
PORTAGE | Pet Supplies Plus, 6030 Central Ave., will officially open April 11.
VALPARAISO | Occupational Safety and Health standards courses will be offered at Purdue University North Central's Center for Occupational Safety and Health.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Crown Point Civic Center, 101 S. East St.
Founder's Square Park has been the home of a farmer's market for several summers
When schools have their budgets pinched, they must adjust their curriculum accordingly. Unfortunately, the arts usually takes a great hit during these challenging times.
It all started very innocently. She was 21 years old and just delivered her second child. After a particularly rough, natural birth, her doctor sent her home with a prescription for Vicodin. And so started a seven-year addiction to prescription painkillers that eventually led her to seek tre…
Meat cutter Dennis Kazmierczak restocks the ground beef cooler at the new Ultra location in Merrillville.
Janny Kleine checks on dairy cows at the Kleine Dairy Farm near Cedar Lake.
Greg Kleine, 21, walks to the milking parlor on the family farm in Cedar Lake. Young farmers are generally raised on a farm, rather than coming from urban areas.
Corn emerges last spring on Martin Kroll's land in Lowell in southwest Lake County.
American Legion member Bobby De takes a bite of corn during a community picnic last August at the Portage American Legion. Corn is Northwest Indiana's top crop.
Tyler Weidenbach, 8, of Valparaiso, checks out a large John Deere farm tractor at the Touch a Truck event last December in Valparaiso.
Guests view the exhibit It's Only Rock and Roll, But I Like It, at South Shore Arts main exhibit hall in Munster in 2012.
John Cain, South Shore Arts executive director, is pictured next to a photo of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, which was part of a past exhibit titled Celebrity Revealed.
Thousands of students attend the five local universities in Northwest Indiana.
Justin and Amy Sawicki, of Hobart, and their 2-year-old son Colin, check out the YMCA early development program during an open house at the Early Learning Center at George Earle Elementary in Hobart.
Indiana University Northwest student Courtney Piekarski performs an ultrasound on a cadaver in July while medical student Brittany Winn, of Kouts, center, and other students watch as part of the International Human Cadaver Prosection Program at IUN in Gary.
David Tasch, owner and principal of ABC Academy, talks to a group of parents, letting them know what his school has to offer their children and the costs of the Early Learning Center at George Earle Elementary in Hobart.
Juan Lopez, of Dyer, top, assists Whiting resident Chris Stewart in editing a video at the Hammond Career Center.
Adam Gorman, of Dyer, practices oxy-fuel cutting at the Hammond Career Center.
Students Emily Solar, of Griffith, and Amanda Wilcox, of Highland, prepare chocolate pudding at the Hammond Career Center.
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