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NorthShore Health Centers receives $1.5M in federal funding

PORTAGE | NorthShore Health Centers will receive $1,498,801 from the U.S. Health and Human Services Department to continue providing affordabl…

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Hebron joins Dunes-Kankakee trail agreement

HEBRON | The Town Council approved an interlocal cooperative agreement Tuesday to develop the Dunes-Kankakee Trail, which is planned to have o…

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Cummins reaching worldwide work force

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FROM the FARM: Honey always a welcome sweet ingredient
FROM the FARM: Honey always a welcome sweet ingredient

One of the last of our peach trees at our family farm grew by accident, but produced plenty of fruit.

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Munster Crime Watch holds final meeting of the year

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department holds its final Crime Watch meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Thursday at Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road.

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Thefts from six cars reported in Crown Point neighborhood

CROWN POINT | Crown Point police are investigating a rash of thefts from vehicles reported between 6 and 11:10 a.m. Oct. 6.

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Grandson joins grandmother in skydiving adventure
Grandson joins grandmother in skydiving adventure

HIGHLAND | Teresa Freyek is a 67-year-old grandmother who had been telling her family that she wanted to skydive before she died.

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Budding artists volunteer at NICO families reunion
Budding artists volunteer at NICO families reunion

CROWN POINT | Members of Crown Point High School’s National Art Honor Society, Gaby Richmond, Alex Baloski and Hannah Earl, enthusiastically v…

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Feeling like pawns?
Feeling like pawns?

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Students to mix it up at Lowell High School today

LOWELL | Lowell High School and its Bullying Prevention Committee will host the third annual Mix-It-Up Day today, encouraging every high schoo…

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Munster Crime Watch holds final meeting of the year

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department holds its final Crime Watch meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Thursday at Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road.

Thefts from six cars reported in Crown Point neighborhood

CROWN POINT | Crown Point police are investigating a rash of thefts from vehicles reported between 6 and 11:10 a.m. Oct. 6.

NorthShore Health Centers receives $1.5M in federal funding

PORTAGE | NorthShore Health Centers will receive $1,498,801 from the U.S. Health and Human Services Department to continue providing affordabl…

Hebron joins Dunes-Kankakee trail agreement

HEBRON | The Town Council approved an interlocal cooperative agreement Tuesday to develop the Dunes-Kankakee Trail, which is planned to have o…

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Inside INdiana Business

Cummins reaching worldwide work force

FROM the FARM: Honey always a welcome sweet ingredient
FROM the FARM: Honey always a welcome sweet ingredient

One of the last of our peach trees at our family farm grew by accident, but produced plenty of fruit.

Grandson joins grandmother in skydiving adventure
Grandson joins grandmother in skydiving adventure

HIGHLAND | Teresa Freyek is a 67-year-old grandmother who had been telling her family that she wanted to skydive before she died.

Budding artists volunteer at NICO families reunion
Budding artists volunteer at NICO families reunion

CROWN POINT | Members of Crown Point High School’s National Art Honor Society, Gaby Richmond, Alex Baloski and Hannah Earl, enthusiastically v…

Students to mix it up at Lowell High School today

LOWELL | Lowell High School and its Bullying Prevention Committee will host the third annual Mix-It-Up Day today, encouraging every high schoo…

Library hosts After School Bullying Prevention Program

CROWN POINT | The staff at 360 Family Martial Arts is presenting an ongoing after school karate program that teaches youths bullying preventio…

Hobart plans trick or treat fun downtown and in neighborhoods

The City of Hobart invites residents to bring their costumed children to a fun-filled Trick or Treat with Downtown Merchants event from 4 to 6…

Veteran teacher teaches first-graders to never stop learning
Veteran teacher teaches first-graders to never stop learning

Judith Vega realized early in life that working with children gave her joy, so she is now in her element as a first-grade teacher at Frank H. …

Fall fun and fundraisers planned for Schererville

Leaves are changing colors and dropping to the ground, we have had a frost, and any hope that summer may show up this year is gone. But, here …

Every Child Ready to Read workshop set for parents

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, Youth Services Department, in collaboration with East Chicago Moms Taking Charge Program, will…

Hoosiers can get help enrolling in health insurance at hospital programs

EAST CHICAGO | Local residents with no health Insurance can get help at monthly programs hosted by St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St. More t…

PUC College of Business providing leadership training to EC middle schoolers

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s College of Business has received $30,754 of a $54,000+ collaborative grant from Foundations of East Chic…

'The Humanities Today' to be discussed at PUC

HAMMOND | “How to Talk about the Value of the Humanities in the Age of Corporate University” will be discussed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Purdue…

Chili’s Restaurant steps up to aid The Salvation Army

Chili’s Restaurants is known for its “Give Back Night Program,” which offers individual locations a way to be involved in their community and …

IUN to host conference for those with disabilities and employers

GARY | The Indiana University Northwest Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, together with Everybody Counts and MAAP Service…

Adoption fee waived this weekend at Humane Society Calumet Area

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will offer all treats and no tricks this month with an Adoption Fee-Waived Weekend at its adoption cente…

Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals in opener
Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals in opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.

Illinois man set for sentencing in E.C. kidnapping case

HAMMOND | A man who pleaded guilty in an East Chicago kidnapping case on Monday asked a federal judge to sentence him to eight years in prison.

Proposed M'ville development receives initial approval

MERRILLVILLE | After months of discussions, the Plan Commission granted tentative subdivision approval Tuesday for the Hunter’s Glen residenti…

Gary official: Any structure where bodies found 'needs to go'

GARY | Several City Council members had recommendations for the city and its residents at Tuesday’s council meeting in response to the discove…