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Cash for Class raffle to help Valparaiso schools

Cash for Class raffle to help Valparaiso schools

How would you like to win $100,000 and help Valparaiso Community Schools students and teachers? The Valpo Schools Foundation is hosting a Cash…

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Cash for Class raffle to help Valparaiso schools

Cash for Class raffle to help Valparaiso schools

How would you like to win $100,000 and help Valparaiso Community Schools students and teachers? The Valpo Schools Foundation is hosting a Cash…

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Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Lake County youth went fishing this summer thanks to the Lake County 4-H Sportfishing program. Forty-seven young people enrolled in this annua…

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Junior and ladies golf leagues form at Cedar Creek

CEDAR LAKE | Fall junior golf leagues will meet Tuesdays, Sept. 2 to Oct.  21, at Cedar Creek Family Golf Course, 10483 W. 109th Ave. Registra…

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Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show seeking vendors

WHEATFIELD | The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the 10th annual Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show, scheduled from …

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Annual Humane Society run/walk to feature new route

MUNSTER | Lace up those sneakers and hit the pavement as Humane Society Calumet Area and Lan-Oak Park District host the fourth annual Spay the…

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Highland offers Chamber Challenge for teams and families

HIGHLAND | The Highland Chamber is hosting a new  event called The Chamber Challenge from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 13. This challenging family-friend…

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Longtime teacher retires with memories and satisfaction

Longtime teacher retires with memories and satisfaction

After 22 years of teaching math and science to seventh- and eighth-graders at Trinity Lutheran School in Crown Point, Laura Sauerman began thi…

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Police: Boy out fishing finds body in Calumet Twp. pond

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Authorities are investigating after a Gary man's body was found Sunday in a pond in Calumet Township, police said.

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Homeless shelter opening in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A vacant, four-unit apartment building on Alexander Avenue is being converted into the city's first homeless shelter.

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Cedar Lake police search for suspects in robbery, shooting

CEDAR LAKE | Police are searching for a man who calls himself "Deandre Chasin Millions" on Facebook and is a suspect in a robbery and shooting…

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Work connecting Portage Lakefront to South Shore nears completion

Work connecting Portage Lakefront to South Shore nears completion

PORTAGE | In just a couple of months, someone riding the South Shore will be able to stop at the Portage station and walk to Lake Michigan.

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Pence: Budget will maintain Indiana's strong balance sheet

Pence: Budget will maintain Indiana's strong balance sheet

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should not expect any significant increases in state spending, though businesses could see another round of tax cuts u…

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Indiana turnout not affected by voter ID requirement

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's nearly decade-long experiment requiring voters produce photo identification to obtain a ballot likely isn't to blame …

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Plans advance for Crown Point townhomes

Plans advance for Crown Point townhomes

CROWN POINT | Plans are advancing for a proposed townhome development at the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue and North Street.

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Hobart High Spanish teacher brings language to life

Hobart High Spanish teacher brings language to life

HOBART | Hola, ¿Cómo estás? ¿Vienes preparado? Vamos a repasar los verbos en el pasado con el iPad. 

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Author of gay steelworker book secures national worker protections

Author of gay steelworker book secures national worker protections

GARY | Hundreds of thousands of books are published every year in the United States.

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Wanted Harvey man arrested with others after Dyer heist

DYER | Three people were arrested Saturday after police stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in a robbery at a T-Mobile store on U.S. 30,…

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In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery

In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery

NEW YORK | Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles.

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HILLARY SMITH: RailCats miscues are in good company

If there's an indication of the parity of the American Association, here it is: not since 2010 has the team that won the league championship t…

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Atlanta headed for new late-winter NASCAR slot

HAMPTON, Ga. | Atlanta Motor Speedway's slot in NASCAR's schedule is going from Labor Day weekend to late winter. The move, however, does not …

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Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters

NEW YORK | Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.

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Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

ST. LOUIS | Matt Holliday long has been a thorn in the side of Cubs starter Travis Wood.

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Hour Glass museum hosts Ogden Dunes Stories Project

Hour Glass museum hosts Ogden Dunes Stories Project

OGDEN DUNES | The history of a Northwest Indiana beach community was on display Sunday at the Hour Glass Museum.

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Reannah Soto, Meagan Wise represent a bright future at Merrillville

Reannah Soto, Meagan Wise represent a bright future at Merrillville

Meagan Wise is a freshman. She's also a captain on Merrillville's soccer squad.

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Quintana earns win, White Sox beat Tigers 6-2

Quintana earns win, White Sox beat Tigers 6-2

CHICAGO |The White Sox traded Adam Dunn and picked up a rare victory afterward.

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Philly team tops Caravan in close opener

Philly team tops Caravan in close opener

BRIDGEVIEW | St. Joseph Prep of Philadelphia may have arrived in the area seen only on video, but the Hawks held few secrets for Mount Carmel …

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Times girls soccer top 10

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Maggie Mellen moves her soccer playing about 500 feet in transfer to M.C.

Maggie Mellen moves her soccer playing about 500 feet in transfer to M.C.

MICHIGAN CITY | Success hasn’t gotten to Maggie Mellen’s head, even though she earned LaPorte County girls soccer player of the year honors tw…

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Striking a chord with the community

GARY | Music is the universal language, and on Sept. 13 members of the city’s police, fire and public safety departments will burst into song …

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The march of time: Generations of Kiddie Parade participants keep tradition alive

The march of time: Generations of Kiddie Parade participants keep tradition alive

LOWELL | Angelina Chilcott, 8, of DeMotte, stood prettily posed as a ballerina in a jewelry box on Sunday in the 61st Lowell Kiddie Parade.

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Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets

Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets

Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep b…

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REGION COLLEGIANS: Treadwell starts Ole Miss off right

REGION COLLEGIANS: Treadwell starts Ole Miss off right

Laquon Treadwell has picked up where he left off.

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Michigan, Notre Dame prepare for last meeting

Michigan, Notre Dame prepare for last meeting

SOUTH BEND | The Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry is about to go dormant again.

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Todd Evans officially named Valpo baseball coach

Todd Evans officially named Valpo baseball coach

VALPARAISO | After more than a decade assisting the program, Todd Evans has finally seen a dream come true as he was officially named the Valp…

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Royals find right recipe for small-market success

Royals find right recipe for small-market success

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | The recipe for small-market success in baseball generally goes something like this: Develop talent through your farm system…

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LOCAL AUTO RACING: Rain halts track action at local raceways

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Rain halts track action at local raceways

Heavy rains hit Schererville’s Illiana Motor Speedway on Saturday evening just before time trials, forcing officials to cancel the track’s wee…

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Crossing the Line -- College tuition

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas fo…

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Enhance stadium experience NFL goal

Enhance stadium experience NFL goal

NEW YORK | While 31 teams try to derail the Seahawks' attempt to repeat, there are plenty of other challenges facing players, coaches and owne…

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Clean fill operation proposed for Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | The town’s Board of Zoning Appeals is backing a potential clean fill facility.

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Departing Dunn earns praise as slugger Wilkins takes his place

Departing Dunn earns praise as slugger Wilkins takes his place

CHICAGO | The praise for Adam Dunn far outranked the regrets for his failures Sunday as perhaps the biggest free-agent bust in White Sox histo…

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Athletics acquire Dunn from White Sox

Athletics acquire Dunn from White Sox

CHICAGO | The Oakland Athletics have acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox, hoping to boost their lineup for the final stretch.

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Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

CHICAGO | The Calumet Memorial Park District and the Dolton Park District will each receive more than $2 million from the state of Illinois fo…

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Three lauded for innovation in NWI

Three lauded for innovation in NWI

As part of its effort to highlight its 2013-14 class, the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana has selected Debi Pillarella and Lana Zim…

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 57: Statue of Flick

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 57: Statue of Flick

The way the statue of Flick beckons fans of "A Christmas Story" to the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond all year, you'd think Christmas never…

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Highland transfers $225,650 for E-911 funding to county

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has approved a resolution to reduce $225,650 from the town's tax levy as Lake County's new E-911 emergency calling…

August 31, 2014 12:05 am

Road closings loom in Hobart; motorists advised of detours

HOBART | A storm sewer installation project will close portions of 49th Avenue and LaSalle Street beginning Tuesday through Nov. 21.

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Highland Town Council meets Thursday in special session

HIGHLAND | The Highland Town Council meets in special session at 7 p.m. Thursday on a variety of topics.

August 31, 2014 12:05 am

Evansville firm will help Lowell save on plastic bench costs

LOWELL | The town wants residents to save their plastic caps and lids for the annual CAP-A-THON.

August 31, 2014 12:05 am

Crown Point trash collection contract extended six years

CROWN POINT | The Board of Public Works and Safety has approved a  six-year extension of a contract with Republic Services for trash pickup fo…

August 31, 2014 12:05 am
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