Southlake Children's Choir is auditioning children 7 to 18 who love to sing all summer. There is no deadline for joining the choir.
HIGHLAND | LACARE Art League will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Glory to God Church, 3711 Ridge Road, with Carol Heikema as guest demonstrator. Visitors are always welcome at no charge and refreshments are served. Call Ann Noldin at (219) 864-0593 for more information. Heikema works in waterco…
MERRILLVILLE | Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana will host a monthly two-part program for families affected by the disease Friday in the Downstairs Conference Room at the Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. U.S. 30.
Nothing beats a good night's sleep, and a Munster medical facility is helping provide that very thing for homeless women in Valparaiso.
HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana taught students the science and physics behind walking on the moon during the Underwater Astronaut Training Camp earlier this month.
On any given day, Anne Herbert is working behind the scenes to improve the lives of those in her community and across the country.
The Schererville Chamber of Commerce’s 51st annual all-you-can-eat Corn Roast will be held Friday at Redar Park, Austin and St. Gregory streets.
CEDAR LAKE | L'arc en Ciel Theatre Group will debut "Little Old Ladies, Third Time's the Charm," the third in a series of original comedies written by Angie Lowe on stage Friday and Sunday only at Great Oaks Supper Club, 13109 U.S. 41.
“They’re back!” The Northwest Indiana Ghostbusters will attend the screening of "Ghostbusters," the movie featured Thursday for the Movies in the Park series.
MUNSTER | BMWC Constructors raised $5,500 during Three Floyds Brewery’s recent Dark Lord Festival and donated it to Lake Area United Way.
Have you been planting native species in your home or office garden? Apply for the Bringing Nature Home awards, which recognize outstanding examples of landscaping that feature native plants. The application deadline is Friday. Shirley Heinze Land Trust has worked for 33 years to acquire and…
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.
John Dillinger's Police Mugshot
Lake County's Range Line Road bridge is a throwback in every sense of the word.
CROWN POINT | A 44-year-old man says he shot a man in East Chicago over the weekend in self-defense, court records show.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Lake County children from low-income families will be among the first in the state to take advantage of Indiana's new prekindergarten voucher program.
CROWN POINT | A 28-year-old man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's 5-month-old son, according to court records.
INDIANAPOLIS | Already a mainstay of businesses and baseball teams, "big data" has arrived in Indiana, which hopes to improve the effectiveness of state agencies and local governments — and Hoosiers can play along.
CROWN POINT | The Redevelopment Commission has endorsed plans for extending Delaware Parkway north of 109th Avenue to 107th Avenue.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | After missing the opening days of the fair while I did some reporting in Lake County, it was good to get back in time to see the Porter County Fair and all the sights, smells, sounds, smells, tastes, smells, schmaltz and ... what the heck is that smell anyway?
CROWN POINT | The Lake-Porter counties chapter of The Compassionate Friends is joining with dozens of chapters and thousands of bereaved families across the country this summer in a “Walk to Remember” their children, brothers and sisters, grandchildren, and other family members who have died.
CROWN POINT | The Orchard View Subdivision primary plat has barely made it out of the city's Plan Commission with a 4-3 vote and a list of conditions.
Environmental agencies in Indiana and Illinois are warning of poor air quality due to high ozone levels expected throughout the region Monday.
What's on your “To-Do” list this month? Are you saving your vacation for the closing days of summer, or are you already gearing up for back-to-school? Whatever you are up to, don't forget to put the library on your list of places to visit.
It is never too early to start saving for college, and one Merrillville Intermediate School student has an early start thanks to his writing skills.
Two Franciscan St. Margaret Health physicians recently received St. Luke awards, given annually on behalf of nurses from both the Dyer and Hammond campuses to honor excellence in service to patients and staff.
Dancers perform a traditional Slovak Bottle dance Sunday at the Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine in Merrillville Sunday afternoon.
Adriana Semnicka opens up the Slovak Day celebration at the Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine in Merrillville Sunday afternoon with a traditional Slovak song.
If you live in the greater St. John Township area, you likely got a slick brochure in the mail the other day from state Rep. Hal Slager, a Schererville Republican.
The three-day Pierogi Fest will take over downtown Whiting’s 119th Street on Friday through July 27. Enjoy a weekend full of delicious pierogi, five stages of entertainment, the International Polka Parade, a pierog toss, a pierog eating contest and more. Visit www.pierogifest.net.
The 4th of July may be over, but visit www.cpjuly4.com to see photos from this year’s parade.
CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School ended the 2013-14 school year with a flurry of activities.
ST. JOHN | LeBron James won't be coming to play basketball in St. John, but, if he were, the Sahi home on Winding Trail might be the court fit for the NBA star.
CROWN POINT | With the city's showcase Sportsplex nearing completion, just in time for two major baseball tournaments with almost 260 teams coming to town this week, the city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding for a camera security system to keep an eye on it.
EAST CHICAGO | Foundations of East Chicago awarded a record amount of scholarship funds to a record number of students in a ceremony recently at East Chicago Central High School.
Being a writer does have its perks. For one thing, I get at least a couple of interesting emails a week.
An Air Quality Action Day has been forecast by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for Northwest Indiana for Sunday and Monday.
MERRILLVILLE | A man police found with a gunshot wound in a tidy neighborhood of Merrillville homes late Friday night later died at Methodist Hospital Southlake.
CROWN POINT | A former Highland High School teacher and coach charged in late 2011 with six felony counts of inappropriate relationships with three students goes on trial Feb. 16, if a plea agreement can’t be hammered out.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Criminal Court Judge Clarence Murray on Friday sentenced 39-year-old Gary resident Steven L. Walker to 35 years in prison, with the last three years to be served on probation for killing his close friend George L. Lewis on Oct. 1, 2010.
E.C. Central's Patrick Shaw (39) and Crown Point's Connor Andras (45) attempt to break up South's Jake Kinnaman's reception early in the first quarter of Friday night's North vs. South All-Star game at North Central High School in Indianapolis.
Stacy Adams thinks over the last series of plays on the North sideline Friday night during the North vs. South All-Star Game in which he was an assistant coach.
Hobart's Nick Bokun jumps for a catch late in the fourth quarter for the North team Friday night during the North vs. South All-Star game at North Central High School in Indianapolis.
Andrean's Tyler Petkovich sacks South's QB Nick Ferrer on Friday night during the third quarter of the North vs. South All-Star game at North Central High School in Indianapolis.
Merrillville's Raqib Cox tries to bring down South's running back Friday night during the North vs. South All-Star game at North Central High School in Indianapolis.
Crown Point's Connor Andras (45) hurries across the field chasing after South's Taylor Sanders on Friday night during the North vs. South All-Star game at North Central High School in Indianapolis.
East Chicago's Patrick Show gets ready to hammer South running back Aidian Michel during the second half of Friday's North vs. South All-Star Game at North Central High School in Indianapolis.
Lake Central's Mitch Oskam help cover a play Friday in the North vs. South All-Star Game at North Central High School in Indianapolis.
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