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Northwest Indiana man arrested after woman found dead in Winfield home
WINFIELD, Ind. - A Merrillville man was taken into custody Monday after a woman he was in a relationship with was found dead last month. At 5:40 p.m. on Feb. 27, Winfield police officers were dispatched to 11204 Pike Pl. for a report of a non-responsive woman. Upon arrival, police...
House panel OKs plan keeping Lake County commissioners in charge of purchasing, data
A multiyear separation-of-powers dispute among two branches of Lake County government appears likely to be resolved in favor of the status quo. The House Local Government Committee unanimously endorsed a Senate-approved proposal Tuesday that would keep the county's purchasing and data processing agencies under control of the board of commissioners, instead of transferring management to the county council.
A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Scott Underwood
For Scott Underwood, being a business owner and family man are mutually inclusive. Ever since the original owners sold it to Underwood’s father in 1978, Lincoln Carry Outs has been under his family’s ownership, and the business has since been passed to Underwood and his brother. Underwood began running the Crown Point branch in 2003, while his brother maintains the establishment in Hobart–the only two currently remaining locations.
Dunkin’ Coming Soon to Schererville, IN
Dunkin’ will soon be opening a new store located in Schererville, IN. A local franchisee of Dunkin’ has purchased land located at 275 US. 30 which is located next to the Dairy Queen just east of Austin Avenue. It will be located on an endcap drive-thru of a new retail center that the franchisee will be constructing. The plans are to break ground in 2023.
Why is public school enrollment across Northwest Indiana plummeting?
Public schools across Northwest Indiana are seeing enrollment plunge. Enrollment across the 16 public school districts in Lake County collectively fell 6.78% from the 2017-18 school year to 2022-23, according to a Times analysis of data from the Indiana Department of Education. During that same five-year period, Porter County school districts saw a 3.52% decline, while LaPorte County school districts saw a 3.94% decrease. Newton and Jasper counties saw 12.49% and 4.50% declines, respectively.
Gary Mayor Discloses Challenges of Selling and Redeveloping Properties Owned by the City
(GARY, IN) – Gary Mayor Jerome A. Prince recently met with the Northwest Indiana Creative Investors Association (NICIA) during their monthly membership meeting on March 17 to discuss redevelopment and real estate investment opportunities with the city. The group is comprised of investors that have a focus on Gary. During the meeting, the NICIA raised many questions regarding the opportunities for investors in buying real estate and plans for redevelopment. The group and other attendees were particularly interested in learning more about the number of parcels and vacant land owned by the city and how investors can obtain it for development.
SWAT Standoff Sunday in Hobart Results in One Death, One in Custody
HOBART, Ill. – A tense SWAT standoff in Hobart, Indiana ended tragically on Sunday with one person dead, officials confirm. The incident occurred on the 1700 block of Old Ridge Road after reports of gunshots were heard. When officers arrived, they heard another shot fired from inside the home and learned that a man was inside with a handgun.
Eight Injured In Munster Crash Saturday
Eight people were transported to local hospitals by multiple ambulances Saturday night around 8:30 PM in Munster. A two vehicle crash on the corner of Calumet & Ridge sent one car into a pillar at the Old National Bank injuring 8. A mutual aid EMS box alarm was called sending ambulances from neighboring communities including Hammond, Lansing, Thornton, and Superior Ambulances.
City of Hammond Indiana Mayor Thomas M. Mcdermott, Jr. shaves head in annual event to help raise funds to combat childhood cancer and help local family
On Friday, March 31 st Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. will once again highlight the fight against childhood cancer and the hope to find a cure by raising funds and shaving his head to support a local family that has been impacted by the disease. The recipient of this year’s appeal for support is the Hammond family of teenager Karina Almaraz.
Sptmbrborn Puts Style to the Authentic Self
Sptmbrborn is a fine art photographer whose goal is to capture the beauty of people being their authentic selves. Born in Gary, IN, they are self-taught and have been creating art with the camera for over a decade. Utilizing vibrant lighting and effects, Sptmbrborn has developed a recognizable style within the Milwaukee art scene that embellishes unique perspectives and radiant detail of their subjects.
Tolleston Opportunity Campus receives $30 million to empower community
Approximately $30 million has been allocated to fund the Tolleston Opportunity Campus in Gary, Indiana. The project brings together a strong team of philanthropic partners including the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Northwest Indiana, Methodist Hospitals, and the Crossroads YMCA to provide childcare, exercise classes, community programing, health care, workforce development and more.
Hammond campus offers physical therapy at an affordable price
Most people don’t know a state-of-the-art physical therapy facility operates on PNW’s Hammond campus. Rush Physical Therapy has been treating student-athletes, community residents and others since 2021. Located at 2320 173rd St., the center specializes in treating athletes and seniors. “We have top notch doctors and caretakers,” said...
Elderly woman killed, 6 others injured in Irving Park crash
An elderly woman was killed and six other people were wounded in a crash Tuesday night in Irving Park on the Northwest Side. The 78-year-old woman has been identified as Zainab Suboh of Highland, Indiana.
Highland man charged for allegedly beating grandson
CROWN POINT — A Highland man was charged Friday in connection to allegations that he beat his grandson. Conrad A. Kerr, 73, was arrested on the charges of neglect of a dependent and battery of a person younger than 14 years old. Court documents show that Kerr is the...
A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Kelly Barnes
Though born in New Jersey, Kelly Barnes, a physician assistant at Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute, spent the end of her childhood and emergent teenage life stomping around the grounds of Valparaiso. It’s where she attended high school but not college. Pursuing grander things in West Lafayette after her...
Purdue University Northwest invites public to presentation by author Deirdre Mask
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will welcome Deirdre Mask, author of “The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal about Identity, Race, Wealth and Power,” as the keynote speaker during the university’s annual Days of Discovery research symposium. The presentation will include a live question and answer session and take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5 in Alumni Hall, located in the Student Union and Library Building, 2233 173rd Street, Hammond, IN.
Will we see a new airport in the Monee area in the near future?
Will County Board member Daniel Butler joins Lisa Dent to discuss the proposal for an airport in the Monee area. He addresses listener questions regarding the need for a third airport.
Titans Shut Out Crimsons For CS8 Win
Glenwood led 3-0 at halftime and went on to win 7-0 for a Central State Eight conference win on Tuesday. Kaleigh Meyer, Rylann Law and Haden Vlcek scored the first half goals for the Titans.
GOLF TRAVELS TO HAMMOND, MONDAY, MARCH 20TH
The Boys Varsity Golf team will travel to Northwoods Country Club on Monday, March 20th to go up against Hammond in a non region matchup. The boys team will be back home at the Camden Country Club on Tuesday, March 21st for another non region match against A.C. Flora. Both matches will start @ 4:30 pm.
A Thought to Remember: Highland Community Unit School District #5
“Highland Public Schools on July 1, 1950 became a part of the Highland Community Unit School District #5. The unit consisted of Highland, Grantfork, Alhambra, New Douglas and Pierron school districts and those school buildings were used, plus the Tontz Country School in the Grantfork district and Purcell Country School in the Alhambra district. (All other Country Schools in the Unit were closed or had been previously closed.)
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