Pembroke Township, IL

Gilman man accused of pushing kids out of moving car

IROQUOIS COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A 40-year-old man from Gillman was arrested last week in connection to an incident of children being pushed out of a moving car. Jesse McGehee was charged with two counts each of domestic battery, reckless conduct and endangering the life of a child, along with a violation of an order […]
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DSC honors years of service at Opening Day Event

Teachers at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point welcomed a flood of students and parents who eagerly poured into the building to start the first day of school on Wednesday, August 10th. A similar tradition has been followed since the school opened in 1872, but was put on hiatus during the last two school years. “Our assistant principal, Mrs. Kozlowski, brought out a speaker and blasted fun music and the atmosphere was so happy and positive this morning. I can’t tell you how wonderful it was to see all those smiling students and their parents flowing into the building. We’re finally back to normal!” said Principal, Tom Ruiz.
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One of the Best Flea Markets in the Midwest Can Be Found in Indiana

There's nothing better than spending a day outdoors in the summer hunting for a bargain, picking up locally crafted items, and rummaging for hidden treasures. The Midwest is home to several amazing flea markets but one of the very best is located in Cedar Lake along the western border of Indiana near Illinois. Uncle John's Flea Market draws thousands of visitors a year who come to discover everything from antiques and collectibles to new merchandise.

Steam Through History on Cedar Lake

It's full steam ahead for Cedar Lake historians to take visitors on a floating tour through time! At the Museum at Lassen’s Resort, the Cedar Lake Historical Association in partnership with the Hesston Steam Museum launched its Steam through History program which allows visitors to get a glimpse of the town's past on a 1915 steamboat, named Steamer Dewey, captained by Jerry Beno of Chicago. This summer the South Shore CVA staff had the pleasure of taking the historic trip.

Franciscan Health hosts Senior Day at Lake County Fair

More than 350 seniors flocked to Senior Day Monday at the Lake County Fair, sponsored by Franciscan Health. The event took place from 9 a.m. to noon in the Showcase Tent at the Lake County Fair. Senior Day featured free admission for seniors 62 and older with free health screenings and information on a variety of Franciscan Health programs and services. Snacks, entertainment, giveaways and the annual apple peeling contest were also included.
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Franciscan to invest $28M to update Rensselaer hospital

Mishawaka-based Franciscan Alliance Inc. says it will invest $28 million to upgrade its medical campus in Rensselaer. The Franciscan Alliance Board of Trustees has approved the investments, which will include modernizing the emergency department. Renovation work of Franciscan Health Rensselaer will also include infrastructure and central plant equipment, some of...

4-H Auction Grosses $140,778

This year’s 4-H livestock auction on Saturday narrowly missed the $142,837 mark reached in last year’s auction. Local businesses and individuals always show generous support to this event, and this year was no different. Will Wright, Herscher Hustlers, had the Grand Champion Pork Premiere and his animal earned...

Loven Oven Pizza Announces New Owners, Renewed Commitment to Town of Lowell

Longstanding Lowell, IN restaurant Loven Oven Pizzeria was recently acquired by John Butor, a lifelong resident of the town and former director of operations for nursing home facilities, and his fiancé Lea Glines, also a lifelong resident and a former manager of corporate retail operations. The business is excited to announce a renewed commitment to the community that has enabled its decades of success.

Olivet Announces New University Chaplain

Olivet Nazarene University announces Antonio “Tone” Marshall ’13/M.A. ’16 as the university chaplain. He has already assumed his new responsibilities as the start of the fall semester approaches. Since fall 2021, Tone has held the position of associate chaplain in the Office of Student Development at...

Girls Varsity volleyball scrimmages North Newton

The Lady Bombers varsity volleyball team kicked off their season tonight with a scrimmage against the Lady Spartans. The season will officially start this coming Saturday at the Peru invitational.