MERRILLVILLE | Ross Township Food Pantry has joined forces with the Meijer Simply Give food pantry donation program this fall to help fill the void for local families in need.
HIGHLAND | Principal Mark Topp of Our Lady of Grace School recently accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge issued by fellow Diocese of Gary by Principal Tom Ruiz of St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point. Topp announced his acceptance of the challenge, followed by pouring ice into a b…
Forget about good government; just show me the cash.
Summer is winding down, and many gardeners find their thoughts turning to next year. The Crown Point Garden Club will host a Perennial Plant and Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at 326 S. Main St., Crown Point.
CROWN POINT | The Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point Auxiliary will host an Amish bakery goods fundraiser at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the hospital lobby, 1201 S. Main St. The event will feature a variety of items offered by the popular Rise N Roll Bakery, which has locations in Middlebury…
GARY | Don Snemis, commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, announced last week that the Gary license branch is modifying its hours and is now offering its services on Mondays effective Sept. 22. “We believe that offering new Monday branch hours will provide for better opportuni…
As we approach mid-term elections nationwide, we would do well to remember that in spite of events, the work of a democracy must go on.
DYER | Children’s hospital stays at Franciscan St. Margaret Health Dyer are likely to be more comforting and less apprehensive thanks to a recently delivery of Buddy Bears by Gustavo Galante, MD, a member of B’nai B’rith America Unit 901 in Northwest Indiana, sponsor of the program. Dr. Gala…
Enjoy all things pumpkin, including pumpkin decorating, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin putt-putt golf; hay rides; a car show; live entertainment; food, arts and crafts vendors; and living history presentations by Company B 20th Regiment Indiana Infantry Civil War re-enactors at a Civil War enca…
HAMMOND | A search through Lake County Criminal Court records would not reveal that a 61-year-old woman was part of a violent street gang named in a recent federal racketeering indictment.
Portage's Kyra Ball leads LaPorte's Kailee Schoof over victory bridge during the New Prairie Invitational on Saturday. Schoof finished ninth and Ball 14th in the Class AAA race.
Munster's Ryan Kritzer closes in on the finish line Saturday during the Class AAA race of the New Prairie Invitational. Kritzer won with teammate Tyler Keslin second.
South Central's Kyleigh Werner enters the final meters of the New Prairie Invitational on Saturday morning, winning the Class A race for the third time.
LaCrosse's Justene Charlesworth climbs Agony Hill on Saturday during the New Prairie Invitational. The Tigers freshman placed sixth in the Class A race.
South Central's Kyleigh Werner, right, races along side Caston's Adrianna Dague up Agony Hill at the New Prairie Invitational Saturday morning. Werner won the Class A title for the third time.
Kankakee Valley quarterback Darrick Webster looks deep as he gets protection from his linemen during Friday night's game against Griffith.
Griffith's Antonio Suarez gets stopped for a loss by Kankakee Valley's during Friday night's game.
Griffith's Jacob Cottrell tries to shed a Kankakee Valley tackler during a kick return on Friday at Kankakee Valley.
Kankakee Valley's Johnny Williams sacks Griffith's Troy Cullen during Friday night's game at Kankakee Valley.
Griffith's Jacob Contrell tries to rush the ball to the outside for the Panthers during Friday night's game against Kankakee Valley.
Griffith's Troy Cullen tries to shake off Kankakee Valley's Johnny Williams on a keeper during Friday night's game at Kankakee Valley.
Kankakee Valley's Eric Philbrook breaks through the Griffith defense for a huge gain Friday night.
Kankakee Valley's Riley Misch catches a touchdown pass from Darrick Webster making the score 21-0 during the second quarter of Friday night's game against Griffith.
Kankakee Valley quarterback Darrick Webster tries runs ball to the outside during Friday night's game against Griffith at Kankakee Valley.
Kankakee Valley's Eric Philbrook breaks through Griffith players on the opening kickoff of Friday night's game.
Kankakee Valley quarterback Darrick Webster gets his pass off before Grifffith's Marcus Marsenic and Matt Miller can get to him during Friday night's game.
Kankakee Valley running back Joe Partin shakes a Griffith defender as he advances the ball during Friday night's game.
Lake Central's Alexis Miestowski sank a short put on the 10th hole Friday morning during the Lake County Sectional. The freshman shot an 80 to lead Lake Central.
Crown Point's No. 1 golfer Tiffany Curtis tees off on the 11th hole at Palmira Golf and Country Club Friday morning during the Sectional. Curtis shot a 74 to lead everyone on the course.
Munster's No. 1 golfer Nicole Howard tries to place her ball onto the green on the 11th hole Friday morning at the Lake Central Sectional at Palmira Golf and Country Club. Her 84 helped Munster advance to the regional meet.
Highland's No. 1 golfer Emily Smith tees off on the 18th hole during the Lake Central Sectional on Friday morning.
Hobart's No. 1 golfer Morgan Barrasas hits her ball out of the rough on the 17th hole Friday morning during the sectional at Palmira Golf and Country Club.
Highland's No. 1 golfer Emily Smith chips her ball into a prime spot on the 17th green Friday morning during the Lake Central Sectional.
Lake Central's Alexis Miestowski readies to sink a short put on the 10th hole Friday morning during the Lake County Sectional. She led Lake Central with an 80.
Lake Central's Alexis Miestowski tees off on the 11th hole during the Lake County Sectional on Friday morning. She shot an 80 to lead Lake Central, which edged Crown Point for the title.
Griffith's Blair Morton follows the ball after teeing off on the seventh hole Friday afternoon during the Lake Central Sectional.
Munster's No. 1 golfer Nicole Howard chips her ball onto the green on the 10th hole Friday morning at the Lake Central Sectional at Palmira Golf and Country Club. Howard shot an 84 to help the Mustangs finish third.
Bishop Noll's Jailynn Thomas looks to sink a long put on the sixth hole Friday morning during the Lake Central Sectional Friday morning. Thomas qualified for regional with a 95.
Andrean's Lexi Prasco drives her ball just short of the green Friday morning during the Lake Central Sectional. She shot an 84 to qualify for the regional meet.
Crown Point's No. 1 golfer Tiffany Curtis eyes her shot off the fariway on the 10th hole at Palmira Golf and Country Club during the sectional Friday morning. Curtis was medalist with a 74.
VALPARAISO | The stoner stereotype of a clueless guy who habitually sits around his house smoking pot may be true, Tony Coder said.
CROWN POINT | Katelynn Neal, of Winfield, has been named the Lake County Fair’s Top Green Leaf 4-H Garden Award Winner.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet will host a signing of Purdue University North Central Chancellor James B. Dworkin’s recently published children’s book, “The Dog and The Dolphin,” from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Calumet Campus Shop of the Student Union & Library. Preceding the signi…
OK, this is getting ridiculous, right? A 77-0 nothing win at 2A state finalist Tipton is absurd. So is the Bombers' state-leading 67.5 scoring average. At Twin Lakes Friday night so somebody better check the batteries in the scoreboard.
The Kougars are coming off a pounding of Hobart last week, 40-27. K.V. rushed for 450 yards against the Brickies. Matt Lukacek rushed for three scores and Joe Partin had 160 yards. Griffith comes to town Friday night. Get two pens please. Triple digits?
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