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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport

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Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

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Valpo high teacher leads students on natural adventures

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport

Henry Ford had provided automobile travel to the masses in the 1910s with the Model T. As he set out to do the same with air travel in the 192…

Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center
Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

HOBART | St. Mary Medical Center recognized the top performances of caregivers with the Nursing Pillar Awards, highlighting nurses who go abov…

Bowling association awards annual scholarships

HIGHLAND  | New graduates from Lake Central and Highland high schools and Bishop Noll Institute have been named 2014 Greater Calumet Area U.S.…

Conservation Teacher of the Year gives students a good start
Conservation Teacher of the Year gives students a good start

The Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District selected Beth Huebner as Lake County’s Conservation Education Teacher of the Year. She te…

Educators invited to Financial Literacy Fair

MERRILLVILLE | All educators in areas where Centier Bank has a presence are invited to attend the ninth annual Financial Literacy Fair for Edu…

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