BOONE, N.C. | Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry Sunday off the coast of American Samoa during a memorial service honoring the Indiana teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world.
Kim Hunt, a health unit coordinator and certified nursing assistant, is the July Ambassador of the Month for Franciscan St. Anthony Health Michigan City.
Admittedly, we’re a little biased, but the Indiana INTERNnet and Indiana Chamber teams believe your company is not operating at full capacity if you aren’t hosting an internship program. Missing out on increased productivity, new creative energy and an efficient recruiting strategy, yes – bu…
DYER | Stardust Bowl and BMO Harris teamed up to host a one-of-a-kind bowling fundraiser to benefit Lake Area United Way. A total of $6,189 was raised during the well-attended event.
CROWN POINT | The city's Plan Commission has encouraged plans for redeveloping the apartment complex at the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue and North Street.
RailCats pitcher Morgan Coombs throws off balance to first base after picking up a bunt single Sunday afternoon against Winnipeg.
RailCats reliever Chuck Fontana delivers a pitch Sunday afternoon in a game against Winnipeg.
RailCats outfielder Cody Bishop runs to the warning track to make a catch at U.S. Steel Yard in Sunday's game against Winnipeg.
RailCats pitcher Morgan Coombs delivers to a Winnipeg batter in Sunday's game at U.S. Steel Yard.
RailCats right fielder Josh Romanski makes a catch for the out in Sunday's game against Winnipeg.
Winnipeg's Brock Bond dodges the tag of RailCats first baseman Danny Puffer during Sunday's game at U.S. Steel Yard.
RailCats infielder Miles Walding bunts the ball into the air in the second inning of Sunday's game against Winnipeg. The ball was caught for an out.
RailCats infielder Danny Pulfer connects with the ball early in Sunday's game against Winnipeg at U.S. Steel Yard. Pulfer will play in Tuesday's American Association All-Star game in Winnipeg.
Conductor Kirk Muspratt directs the NWI Symphony Orchestra Saturday evening during the "Concert on the Lawn" at St. Anthony's in Crown Point. The performance is part of the free annual South Shore Summer Musical Festival. Concerts remain on Friday at Wolf Lake Park Pavilion in Hammond and Au…
Music fans fill the lawn at at St. Anthnony's in Crown Point Saturday evening for a free South Shore Summer Musical Festival performance by the Northwest Indiana Smphony Orchestra.
As someone who was in on the birth of the Healthy Indiana Plan from the very beginning, I suppose I should feel paternal warmth at the praise that has been heaped on the program by Gov. Mike Pence in recent weeks.
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The greatest sign I’ve ever seen hanging in a politician’s office said, “God so loved the world that he didn’t send a committee.”
The Lake County Fair begins Friday and runs through Aug. 10 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point.
By any measure, we know that to do well in school, reading is fundamental. That is not just a catchy phrase, but a fact that teachers will talk at great lengths about, no matter the subject area.
Paint the Parks, a traveling exhibit highlighting U.S.A.’s national parks through art, will open at the Indiana Welcome Center on Friday, and run through Sept. 26. During the exhibit, visitors will see approximately 100 paintings of landscapes, wildlife, seashores, monuments, historic sites …
EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark enthusiasm for their culture in Hispanic youth, the result was the Union Benefica Mexicana's first Tiny King/Queen Pageant.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Early learning.
MERRILLVILLE | Dancing for four to nine hours a day over two weeks requires dedication and stamina.
VALPARAISO | A 38-minute high-speed rail commute to downtown Chicago was part of the incentive offered to encourage the Porter County Council to approve a $20,000 contribution toward the cost of an environmental impact study of a route from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.
A construction worker clears up some of the debris that was knocked down Saturday in Gary on Massachusetts Street.
A demolition crew tears down the main bridge Saturday that connects the Sheraton Hotel to the Hudson-Campbell Fitness Center in Gary.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | What is it about the human psyche that enjoys seeing vehicles -- or maybe I should say VEE-hicles -- ramming into each other until they can't ram no more?
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican candidate for state treasurer is quitting her staff job in the treasurer's office to focus on her campaign.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has no qualms about his decision to not create a state health exchange under the Affordable Care Act, even after a federal appeals court ruled this week that residents in states lacking an exchange are not entitled to federal subsidies for health insurance purchases.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The performers in the free shows at the Porter County Fair are picking on me.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is not giving up on the state's right-to-work law, even though two Lake County judges have ruled it incompatible with the Indiana Constitution.
ANDERSON, Ind. | Robert Mathis has never been through a training camp quite like this.
Kerry Fontenot, left, vice president of casino operations, along with East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and Bo Krebs, casino operations tech manager, cut the ribbon on the new poker room Friday at the Ameristar Casino.
Ameristar Casino's $400,000 investment in the new 12-table poker room on the casino's 4th level is the latest investment in gaming upgrades made during the last six months, according to pit manager Jeff Treichel. Those investments come on the heels of $7 million in room and suite renovations…
Nevena Djurdjevic, 22, was recently awarded third place in the WyzAnt College Scholarship essay competition, earning her $2,000.
CROWN POINT | Colonel Wheeler Middle School seventh-graders came to Lake Street Elementary School last month to perform Reader’s Theatre scripts for the younger students.
July 1 each year marks the day in Indiana when new laws take effect. But rather than focus on new laws, let's observe the anniversary of a law that went on the books three years ago this month — the law that barred texting while driving.
GRIFFITH | More than a dozen residents of Hartsfield Village in Munster enjoyed a summer outing last week to the Izaak Walton League in Griffith for fishing, relaxing and a picnic lunch. Some of the 500 Izaak Walton chapter members came out to help at the outing, which was arranged by Bobby …
It has been a busy year in East Chicago. The city has finally begun major infrastructure improvements thanks to Mayor Anthony Copeland’s efforts to balance the budget. Residents are happy to see improvements to the north and south sides of the city, as well as the total reconstruction of Mai…
MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for families with children in Scout troops and Scout troop leaders as part of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the shelter, 421 45th St.
EAST CHICAGO | American Legion Auxiliary Unit 369 sponsored two high school juniors, Lauren Richey, of Bishop Noll Institute, and Oxcnitl Haro, of George Rogers Clark High School in Hammond, to attend the 73rd annual session of Hoosier Girls State, held June 22-28 at Trine University, Angola.
Campagna Academy will celebrate next month with our partners, Planting Possibilities Inc. and The Legacy Foundation, as we open our doors to our community, neighbors, partners, friends and family to showcase the work of Campagna Academy’s youth and partners from Planting Possibilities.
PORTER | Let's Ride For Paws Benefit will be held Sunday starting at Leroy's Hot Stuff, 333 W. U.S. 20. Proceeds will benefit Best Buddies Pet Pantry, Giant Paw Prints Rescue and Guardians of the Green Mile. All vehicles are welcome.
MERRILLVILLE | Christian Methodist Episcopal members from Indiana and Michigan will gather at Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza Sunday through Aug. 1 for the Michigan-Indiana Region Leadership Training School & Annual Conference.
The Cats of St Francis Rescue evolved out of the rescue of 60 cats from a hoarding situation in Merrillville in late 2012.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras appears unlikely to grant Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras delay his decision finding the state's right-to-work law unconstitutional until the Indiana Supreme Court weighs in.
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