VALPARAISO | The MOMS Club’s Easter Egg Hunt will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19 at a new location, Westside Park at the south end of Westside Park Avenue just off of Joliet Road.
MUNSTER | The Duquesne University Tamburitzans will be performing the music, songs and dances of Eastern Europe and neighboring cultures at Munster High School March 16 from 2 to 5 p.m.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point police officers are helping make a seventh birthday a little brighter for a Rhode Island boy battling cancer.
HOBART | The Tri Kappa hosted the annual Hobart district spelling bee at Trinity Lutheran Elementary School on Feb. 26. There were 23 competitors and only three could win the cash prizes of third place $25, second place $50, and first place $100. The competitors from Joan Martin Elementary S…
HAMMOND | Six Purdue University Calumet faculty and staff members have been recognized for recent achievements.
We've been doing some sprucing up on nwi.com and the NWI Communities sites lately, Some of you may notice some of those changes right away, but we just wanted to share some of the highlights:
LANSING | The Lansing Association for Community Events is hosting a Fat Tuesday Bash on March 4 at the Lansing Country Club, 18600 Wentworth Ave. The evening will include entertainment, appetizers, pazkis, candy bar and beads.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School varsity cheerleaders this weekend won the National Cheerleaders Association Open Nationals in Louisville Kentucky.
After an investigation into possible bylaws violations, the Homewood-Flossmoor boys basketball program will be allowed to compete in the state tournament, the Illinois High School Association announced Tuesday.
WHITING | Twenty years have passed since Toni Rodriguez died of breast cancer, and her family is doing what they can to honor her memory and help raise money to find a cure for breast cancer.
HIGHLAND | The Highland Chamber of Commerce recently held a business event called Love Your Business.
MERRILLVILLE | Monday night was the first of many Pierce Middle School after school activities that handed out carbon monoxide detectors to the residents of Merrillville. Pierce raised more than $3,000 during their Carbon Monoxide Awareness Walk on Nov. 2, 2013. Students, staff, parents and …
GARY | Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and public to view The Clothesline Project Exhibit to be featured in the Moraine Student Center from March 3-14.
I told you all about the elementary school heartthrob who couldn't even spell my name right on the Valentine's Day card he gave me. I was so completely heartbroken. However, it did make me feel a little better knowing I'm not the only one around the Region who has an embarrassing albeit hila…
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LANSING | The Historic Pullman Garden Club and Historic Pullman Foundation present a program by author David Joens about Ilinois' first African American lawmaker, John W. E. Thomas. The program will take place on Feb. 23 from 3-5 p.m. at the Historic Pullman Center, 614 East 113th St., Chicago.
PORTAGE | Like members of an Indy 500 pit crew, a tire was changed with clockwork precision Tuesday at Walmart.
PORTAGE | The 14th annual Senior Art Exhibit reception will be from 1-3 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Portage Public Library, 2655 Irving St. The event showcases the senior community’s talents and artwork, which remains on display throughout the month at the library.
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