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Boy Scouts to hold prayer breakfast May 1

VALPARAISO | The LaSalle Council of the Boy Scouts of America will hold its 9th Annual National Day of Prayer Community Breakfast on May 1 at …

Workshop outlines marketing plans

GARY | The Northwest ISBDC is teaming with Indiana University Northwest’s School of Business and Economics to help entrepreneurs put together …

East Chicago handyman honored for honest work
East Chicago handyman honored for honest work

EAST CHICAGO │ A local handyman was honored recently by the Concerned Citizens of East Chicago for his honesty and integrity.

Dustin McCowan's father files for bankruptcy
Dustin McCowan's father files for bankruptcy

HAMMOND | Joseph McCowan, father of convicted murderer Dustin McCowan, has filed for bankruptcy, according to federal court records.

Appellate court upholds McCowan murder conviction
Appellate court upholds McCowan murder conviction

VALPARAISO | The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and 60-year prison sentence of Dustin McCowan in the 2011 shooting death o…

Human relations group shares ideas with ValpoNEXT

VALPARAISO | The city's Advisory Human Relations Council met Tuesday with officials from the ValpoNEXT initiative, which is developing a visio…

Griffith kindergarten roundup planned today; bring student

GRIFFITH | Kindergarten roundup for Griffith Public Schools is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

Munster Crime Watch meets tonight; door prize offered

MUNSTER | The Munster Crime Watch  meets at 7 tonight at Town Hall.

East Chicago plants a tree for Arbor Day celebration

EAST CHICAGO |  East Chicago celebrates Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday.

Hobart woman was devoted educator
Hobart woman was devoted educator

Sue Goza had a strong personality, but was well-liked by those who knew her, said Sherri Green, her friend for almost 30 years.

EDITORIAL: We endorse Prince for Lake assessor
EDITORIAL: We endorse Prince for Lake assessor

Lake County Assessor Jolie Covaciu is the only Republican to currently hold countywide office in Lake County. Three Democrats — Jerome Prince,…

Book fee replaced by technology fee in Lansing D.158

LANSING | What was formerly known as a student book fee will now be called a technology fee in Lansing Elementary District 158.

Job fair Thursday in Kankakee

KANKAKEE | A job fair Thursday sponsored by state Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields, and the Illinois Department of Employment Security ha…

Parents of incoming freshmen invited to H-F

FLOSSMOOR | Incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor University for Parents at 6:30 p.m. May 7 in the school's Ma…

MARC CHASE: Protect victims, don't just punish monsters
MARC CHASE: Protect victims, don't just punish monsters

It's impossible to feel any measure of sympathy for convicted sex offenders, especially those who victimize children. The parent in me says hi…

Tri-Creek School Board cancels tonigh's work session

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board has canceled tonight's work session.

Farmers market will start in June at Cedar Lake complex

CEDAR LAKE | A farmers market is coming to Cedar Lake in June.

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Planting Possibilities teams up with Campagna Academy
Planting Possibilities teams up with Campagna Academy

Planting Possibilities, of Highland, has been awarded a grant for nearly $25,000 from the Lake County Community Fund at Legacy Foundation to f…

Business open house features Camp Quality
Business open house features Camp Quality

GRIFFITH | Camp Qualtiy Illinois was the featured nonprofit at a recent open house for Griffith Windustrial celebrating their new location at …