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October 6, 2016 by Ronald Whitworth (Register to contact)

Martha Whitworth Mincey died of cancer. She will be missed by her
husband Ernest Lee Mincey and two children Crystal and Kenneth.

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Pharmacist killed at Mercy Hospital 'had a wonderful life. She was a fighter'  Chicago Tribune

In the first year of her pharmacy residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Dayna Less, 24, had the world in front of her, her father said after she was killed ...

Police: Criminal charges possible as investigation into gun at Lake Central continues

ST. JOHN — Police said Tuesday criminal charges are possible as they continue to investigate reports that a community member brought a gun onto the Lake ...

Indiana Teacher Could Be Fired For Not Reporting Armed Man On School Grounds  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Students at an Indiana high school are rallying behind a beloved teacher who could be fired after failing to report a man on school grounds ...

Lake Central has the big water for swimmers of all ages and occasions  The Times of Northwest Indiana

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School's pool is designed to maintain a glassy surface to smooth its swimmer to faster times.

UPDATE: Popular Indiana Teacher Facing Termination Allowed To Resign  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A popular Indiana high school teacher accused of letting in a person with a firearm on school grounds has been allowed to resign.

St. John population has nearly doubled since 2000 with smart planning, solid schools leading the way

Since 2000, St. John has grown 92 percent, to more than 16000 residents.

VIDEO: Lake Central High School teacher taken into custody after being captured on video allegedly using drugs in classroom  The Times of Northwest Indiana

ST. JOHN — A Lake Central High School teacher was taken into custody Wednesday after being captured on video allegedly using drugs in an empty classroom ...

After 34 years as educator, Lake Central's Al Gandolfi starting new career

ST. JOHN — By the time he was a junior in high school in Calumet City, Al Gandolfi said he knew he wanted to do something that involved helping others,

City Mourns Officer, Staff Killed in Mercy Hospital Shooting  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Tamara O'Neal was an emergency room doctor at Mercy Hospital known for her dedication and faith. Chicago police Officer Samuel Jimenez joined the ...

AL HAMNIK: GR3 yielding a harvest of fans

ST. JOHN — Glenn Robinson III isn't just turning the pages of his young adult life. He's writing a book. It's been a head-spinning offseason for the former Lake ...

AL HAMNIK: Pacers have Lake Central grad Glenn Robinson III in holding pattern

Glenn Robinson III has not announced his annual summer camp at Lake Central because he doesn't know where he'll play next season, according to a source.

Lake Central graduates more than 750 students

ST. JOHN — More than 750 Lake Central seniors graduated Wednesday night in the school's newly renovated gymnasium.

Lake Central teacher's war artifacts to get own museum  Chicago Tribune

Tom Clark's classroom at Lake Central High School is a visual feast of U.S. military history. From original commendations of Indiana war medal recipients to flak ...

State ISTEP scores dip for elementary and high school students compared to last year

INDIANAPOLIS — Student performance on the Spring 2018 ISTEP standardized exam dipped slightly for both elementary and high school test takers compared ...

Festival of Lights returns to St. John

ST. JOHN — The town's annual Christmas in the Park Festival of Lights returns Friday.

Schererville school banned from state voucher program after students not given ISTEP exam

INDIANAPOLIS — A Schererville school that failed to administer the 2018 ISTEP exam no longer can enroll pupils through Indiana's voucher program that ...

East Chicago school board names new assistant superintendent, high school principal

The East Chicago School Board appointed Central High School principal Shaunna Finley as the new assistant superintendent for the school corporation.

Two new subdivisions moving forward in St. John

ST. JOHN — Two new subdivisions are moving forward in the town.

Local students win National Merit Scholarship awards

Ten local students have won awards through the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

NWI Business Ins and Outs: St. John home decor store, The Simple Greek restaurant opening  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A corporate refugee who wanted to strike out on her own started Sweet Home Indiana Home Decor and Gifts, which opens on April 28 at 8251 Wicker Ave. in St.

Portage students protest firing of high school auditorium director  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — More than 50 present and former Portage High School students stood holding signs protesting the apparent firing of the school's auditorium ...

First-year science student remembered as talented, selfless  Purdue Exponent

A young member of the Purdue community suddenly passed away in his sleep June 16.

Meet Your NWI Educators: Charles Ciastko, Hanover Central High School  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Check back every other week as The Times education reporter Carmen McCollum profiles teachers and school administrators from around the Region as part of ...

History teacher with boundless energy, classroom full of artifacts has big fan base  WGN-TV

ST. JOHN, Ind.-- Our teacher of the month is a history buff, and his students are reaping the benefits. Tristan Pintor, student: “Kids usually don't like history, and ...

Slideshow: 50 famous athletes from the Region | Sports |  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A list of some of the most famous athletes to have ever called Northwest Indiana home.

ChicagoLand Popcorn to expand to a second location in St. John  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Gourmet popcorn places are popping up left and right in the Tri-Town.

St. John Police Chief addresses rash of November burglaries, offers tips

ST. JOHN — The town averages between 16 and 18 burglaries a year.

Indiana teacher who was filmed snorting cocaine is charged  Daily Mail

Samantha Cox of Lake Central in St. John, Indiana, was slapped with felony drug possession and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after teens ...

ICYMI: SBOE approves school grades

After five years of being in danger of state intervention, West Side Leadership Academy has climbed to a C from an F for the 2014-15 school year.

5 most-read stories today: Ex-nurse charged in opioid thefts at St. Catherine Hospital  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Ex-nurse charged in opioid thefts at St. Catherine Hospital. David B. Estrada. Photo courtesy of Lake County Sheriff's Office. CROWN POINT — A former ...

Circle K location denied in St. John  The Times of Northwest Indiana

ST. JOHN — The Town Council has followed the recommendation by the Board of Zoning Appeals and in a unanimous vote denied a special exception that ...

St. John deemed richest small town in Indiana

Munster, Winfield and the Duneland communities along the Lake Michigan shoreline tend to be thought of as some of the wealthiest towns in Northwest Indiana.

Local Schools Ranked In Top 100 Best Public High Schools In Indiana

(UNDATED) - Niche Best Public High Schools ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and ...

Indiana State Board of Education approves school grades

Many of the region's public high schools earned an A from the Indiana Department of Education, though some earned lower grades and many of the local middle ...

School grades up in Lake County

Local schools are in step with the majority of schools across the state which received a grade of an A or B for 2014, and several schools showed great ...

Annexation plan to add hundreds of homes  Chicago Tribune

Donna Krygier said she has always loved looking out onto the adjacent Herman farm and seeing deer graze the open land. But after a recent St. John Town ...

State grades schools; majority in region gets A or B

Schools in Northwest Indiana were in line with those in the rest of the state as more than 61 percent of Indiana's schools received A or B grades for the.

NWI Four Star Schools shine

Thirty two Northwest Indiana schools were awarded top honors Tuesday in the state's annual Four Star School program.

Southeast Michigan entertainment weekend April 20-22 and beyond | News  Southgate News Herald

Michigan Modernism Art and Antiques Show: April 20-22 at Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road, $12. Preview 6-9:30 p.m. April 20 with jazz by Nicole ...

Scouting the 2018 Northwest Crossroads Conference football season | NWI Preps Football

Andrean 59ers. Coach: Chris Skinner, third season. Last season: 8-4 (3-2 Northwest Crossroads Conference). 2017 postseason: lost 56-10 to West Lafayette in ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...

Crime - Post-Tribune  Chicago Tribune

Get Northwest Indiana crime and police reports from the Post-Tribune.

High school coach, police officer opens Indiana Elite Baseball and Softball Facility

MERRILLVILLE | Baseball is not Jeff Myszak's life. He has a wife and family, and a full-time job as a Schererville police officer. But he still has baseball dreams.

Surprise for Seth | Local News |  Kenosha News

PADDOCK LAKE — Central High School student Seth Bayles was just a face in the stands Monday for what he thought was an assembly to raise awareness ...

Porter County schools record improvements

Local schools are in line with nearly three-quarters of the traditional public schools across the state that received a grade of an A or B for 2014, and several ...

Crown Point educator named Indiana's Teacher of the Year  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CROWN POINT — Jerome Flewelling has been a role model for his students at Crown Point High School.

Images: Boys basketball is front and center in our best high school sports photos of the week  Chicago Daily Herald

See some of the best high school sports images from the Daily Herald this week. Photographers covered boys and girls basketball, wrestling, and Vernon Hills in ...

Fry Scholars announced at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business  IU Bloomington Newsroom

Fourteen incoming Indiana University freshmen have been selected as William R. Fry Scholars by the Kelley School of Business.

Sortable Table: 2014 A-F Letter Grades For Every Ind. School  Indiana Public Media

A sortable table of 2014 A-F grades for all Indiana schools.

UM free tuition plan could inspire students to do better in school  Detroit Free Press

U-M free tuition plan has a catch - you have to have grades good enough to get into highly competitive school.

Here's what's coming: A look at businesses that are or already have opened in the Region  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Some have been calling 2017 the "retailpocalypse" because of the stunning number of brick-and-mortar stores that have been closing across the country.

Suburban cheerleaders advance to state  Chicago Daily Herald

The cheerleading sectionals in DeKalb and Rolling Meadows were drama-filled competitions on Saturday. Despite some technical difficulties with its soundtrack, ...

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...

NISCA Announces 2016-17 Diving All-Americans & National Champs  Swimming World Magazine

The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced its list of All-American divers for the 2016-17 competitive season.

CNN Student News - October 8, 2015  CNN

October 8, 2015. The Geneva Conventions and the Oslo Accords: These are two historic agreements we're examining today, as we explain recent events in the ...

Fueled by his underrated status, Michigan basketball signee Glenn Robinson III peaking at the right time

Glenn Robinson III was angry, and someone had to pay. Hours before he and his Lake Central High School teammates tipped off against Valparaiso High ...

Glenn Robinson III: Player Profile, Fun Facts and Predictions for Michigan Star  Bleacher Report

Michigan Wolverines forward Glenn Robinson III has had a reputation to live up to from the start of his basketball career as the son of a two-time NBA All-Star ...

CNN Student News - May 9, 2016  CNN

May 9, 2016. With a major political gathering underway in North Korea, a CNN reporter in that nation's capital gives an idea of what it's like to cover the event.

Parents of boy named Osama slap school with lawsuit over bullying and savage beatings over his name  Daily Mail

David Osama Haddad is alleged to have suffered a yearlong campaign of abuse by other children at his Indiana school because of his Middle Eastern heritage.

Crystal Lake HS choir director Justin Hubly arrested for having sex with students  Daily Mail

Justin Hubly, 35, who was the choir director at Crystal Lake Central High School in Illinois, is accused of having sex with two former female students and giving ...

College Football's 2016 Recruiting All-Name Team

The first Wednesday in February is essentially Christmas for every college football head coach. After months of hard work on the recruiting trail,...

US Top 50 Senior Boys Indoor Returnees By Event

Check out the nation\'s top 50 boys returnees among the class of 2017 (seniors) for the upcoming indoor season.

Preserving the Past for Future Generations

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Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Indoor Track & Field

Check out the nation\'s top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the upcoming indoor track & field.

Nation's Top 100 Indoor Track & Field Returnees - Boys Distance

Chantilly (VA) senior Brandon McGorty is one of the nation's premier middle distance runners returning with bests of 2:25 in the 1000 indoors (watch race above) ...

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US Top 50 Sophomore Boys Indoor Returnees By Event

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Caitlin Battaglia of Hingham weds Rod Russell  Wicked Local Hingham

Christine and John Battaglia of Hingham, announce the marriage of their daughter Caitlin Jane Battaglia to Rod Joseph Russell, son of Rod Russell and Jody ...

Who Won The Nation This Week? Syaira Richardson Sets 4 Meet Records In Virginia State Meet!  MileSplit

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