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GARY | A former general manager at Gary Works is retiring amid a shake-up of executive management at U.S. Steel.
CROWN POINT | The Excalibur Yearbook Staff won the 2013 Division III Harvey Award, the highest honor in the state given by the Indiana High School Press Association. Other awards received at the state convention include the following Harvey Awards:
CROWN POINT | Crown Point Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #176 held their annual Shop With A Cop event Saturday at Walmart in Schererville.
From playing the Zanzibar Lounge on 5th Avenue in Gary to the first-ever concert in Yankee Stadium and now to being part of six-time Grammy Award-winner Billy Joel's franchising performances at Madison Square Garden, Crystal Taliefero's career has been one impressive feat after another.
LANSING | On Nov. 16, the gym at Lansing Christian School was filled with Lansing residents helping to make a difference for those half a world away. The school, in partnership with Global Aid Network, packed up 10,000 Harvest Packs of heirloom vegetable seeds for families in developing countries.
Valparaiso Site Review Committee meets Dec. 17.
BOONE GROVE | Police are investigating a reported shortfall of money in the Boone Grove/Winfield Pop Warner bank accounts.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Elections and Registration on Thursday dismissed all three allegations of election law violations filed by Munster Republican Eric Krieg against the re-election campaign of Hammond Mayor Thomas M. Dermott Jr.
CROWN POINT | A Lakes of the Four Seasons man convicted Wednesday of the hit-and-run of four Lake County correctional officers, killing one, has been booked into the Porter County Jail out of safety considerations.
CROWN POINT | The former husband of a Munster woman was handed the 50-year sentence he agreed to in pleading guilty but mentally ill to murder in the woman's fatal beating New Year's Day.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday voted in favor of the Illiana Expressway by a 76-20 weighted vote, waving through a massive road building project that could get underway as soon as 2015.
CHICAGO | Cook County prosecutors say they won't retry a Chicago man for a 1982 rape, a day after Stanley Wrice was released from state prison.
Many area schools delayed the start of classes Thursday due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence expects to quickly appoint a new state auditor to replace Dwayne Sawyer, whose previously announced resignation takes effect at 5 p.m. region time Sunday.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland, along with Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Rep. Ed Soliday, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Northwest District Deputy Commissioner Robert Alderman, and local officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting cerem…
MUNSTER | The Munster Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 7 at Wilbur Wright Middle School.
Children participating in Camp Frosty make snowballs during the winter break camp. The camp is for kindergarten to fifth-graders.
OAK FOREST, Ill. | The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute, funded by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, presents a free workshop for developing and reviewing performance-based submittals for IECC code compliance.
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers tree recycling from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Lot, 20000 Western Ave., Olympia Fields
FLOSSMOOR, Ill. | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers the following in the months of December, January and February.
The Merrillville Rotary Club made Thanksgiving happier for 40 needy families by donating that number of turkeys to St. Clare Health Clinic in Crown Point. Club members, at a meeting Nov. 20, raised nearly $400 to purchase 20 turkeys from a Strack and Van Til store in Crown Point, which provi…
St. Clare Clinic clients Lisa Davis, from left, and her son, Cameron, and Kyle Jackson, second from right, receive the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal from Merrillville Rotary Club board of directors member Jim Larsen, center, and Clinic Manager and nurse practitioner Julie Mallers.
HAMMOND | There will be a joyful noise this weekend as Bishop Noll Institute's band and choral programs showcase their talents at the school's annual BNI Christmas Concert. The concert will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Bishop Noll Institute auditorium, 1519 Hoffman St.
One of the best things about the holiday season is its music.
VALPARAISO | Avalon Springs Health Campus will be hosting a community wide Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 2400 Silhavy Road. The event is open to all members of the community and admission is free.
Jackson Elementary School students begin each day with their own morning TV news program broadcast “live” to its audience of fellow students and teachers at the school from WJES, its in-house studio. This program makes Jackson a unique elementary school. The broadcasting of the daily news pr…
John Kessler, Franciscan Alliance regional vice president of Integration Services, thanks Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City Auxiliary Guild of Volunteers members for giving of their time and efforts to hospital service. His remarks came during an annual Christmas Guild Luncheon in …
Santa and Mrs Claus will be at the breakfast at Avalon Springs Health Campus.
After finding a college major that fit his abilities perfectly, actuarial science major Joel Vree now enjoys helping others make strides as a mathematics tutor at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.
MERRILLVILLE | Plans for construction of a new 81-room motel can proceed following action Tuesday by the Merrillville Town Council.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Town Council gave final approval to five business-related special exception requests.
The Crown Point High School Excalibur Yearbook staff won the 2013 Division III Harvey Award, the highest honor in the state given by the Indiana High School Press Association, school officials said.
HOBART | Plans are going forward toward adding a sewer line and regional lift station to the final phase of the 61st Avenue improvement project, City Engineer Phil Gralik said.
LAKE STATION | Five people suspected of operating a methamphetamine lab were in custody Wednesday following a drug raid at a Lake Station house in the 3300 block of Arizona Street, police said.
The City of Crown Point is still taking reservations for the Polar Express Storytelling and City Tour of Lights on Friday.
John Jelks Jr. was a proud father. He always pushed his four children to live up to their potential, his daughter Crystal Jelks said.
DOLTON | For about 20 minutes Wednesday night, the three high schools of Thornton Township District 205 were facing a financial hole of just under $64 million.
PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board members and administrators are feeling more positive the district may get a share of the city's tax increment financing district funds.
DOLTON | Because officials from Thornton Township High School District 205 were unable to fill a vacancy on the School Board within a 45-day time period, the task will now fall to state education officials.
The guys from Simple Pickup selected Lowell's Crystal Cody, who's battling breast cancer, as the recipient of their online fundraising effort.
LOWELL | What started as a shocking way to raise money for breast cancer research has turned into a blessing for a local unemployed single mother of three fighting the disease.
VALPARAISO | The timing seemed right to refinance a couple of bond issues, but Valparaiso's Utilities Board had no idea how right until recently.
Several school districts in Northwest Indiana issued a two-hour delay for Thursday morning in anticipation of wind chills that are expected to dip below zero.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Town Council on Monday postponed a vote on the Lake County E-911 interlocal agreement until later this month.
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