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BASEBALL: Boone Grove's Antone takes job at Franklin  nwitimes.com

Nearly seven months after leading Boone Grove to the Class 2A state baseball title, Pat Antone has resigned to become an assistant at Franklin College.



Boone Grove freshman arrested after threatening to blow up school: police  Chicago Tribune

A Boone Grove High School freshman was arrested Friday afternoon for threatening to blow up the school, police said. Porter County Sheriff spokeswoman Sgt.



Indiana school bus driver fired, arrested after video shows students at wheel  NBCNews.com

Joandrea McAtee, 27, was charged with neglect of a dependent, a felony charge, after video surfaced showing students as young as 11 years old behind the ...



Porter County high schoolers become members of inaugural fire, rescue program  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — For most of the 16 students enrolled in the inaugural fire and rescue class, it's the idea of giving back to their communities.



Twitter Videos Allegedly Show Indiana Bus Driver Letting Middle Schoolers Drive  NBC Chicago

Several kids, including an 11-year-old, drove an Indiana school bus at the behest of its adult driver—who now faces charges, the Northwest Indiana Times ...



Police investigate threat at Boone Grove High School  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTER TOWNSHIP — Porter County Sheriff's Police investigated rumors of a threat that a student was going to "shoot up" Boone Grove High School on ...



UPDATE: One airlifted after accident near Boone Grove High School  nwitimes.com

PORTER TOWNSHIP — An unidentified driver has been airlifted to South Bend Memorial hospital following a roll-over crash near Boone Grove High School ...



Indiana School Bus Driver Lets Kids Drive, Gets Charged With Felony  The Drive

A school bus driver in northwest Indiana has been arrested after letting three students, aged 11, 13, and 17, drive her bus without proper licensing or consent.



The Times Photos of the Week  nwitimes.com

Gary traffic control worker Lemont Ragland clears snow from the sidewalk Saturday outside the Genesis Convention Center in Gary. Kale Wilk, The Times.



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

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



Alternative school focuses on goal-setting for students  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — Boone Grove High School senior Brandon Gavras enrolled at New Horizons Learning Center because he wasn't on track to graduate on time.



Boone Grove student arrested following shooting threat  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — An 18-year-old Boone Grove High School student was discovered with six knives in her purse Tuesday after making a comment in class about ...



10 Fun Things to Do in NWI November 9 - November 11, 2018  ValpoLife.com

Here are some great ways to enjoy fall this weekend so stay warm and have some fun! There is memorable fun to be had the weekend like the wonderful ...



Porter County Career Center students film videos warning of distracted driving  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — Cheyanne Montozzi and two of her friends giggled and sang as they drove along a neighborhood street Friday morning.



Boone Grove celebrates graduates’ diverse achievement and service to others  nwitimes.com

BOONE TOWNSHIP | As friends and family gathered for the 124th annual Boone Grove High School commencement ceremony, the band established the festive ...



Most Duneland schools edge up in state grades  Chesterton Tribune

By LILY REX. Duneland Schools mostly improved or maintained their grades in the Indiana Department of Education's A-F rating for the 2017-18 academic year.



Porter Twp. Schools to get new administrators  nwitimes.com

BOONE GROVE — Porter Township School Corp. will see two changes in top administrators for the 2017-2018 school year.



Five things to do in Northwest Indiana Nov. 9-11  Chicago Tribune

Here are five things to do in Northwest Indiana Nov. 9-11. Dinner, Drinks and Ghost Hunting: Eat some dinner and then tour the Crown Point Jail from 7 to 10 ...



A photo finish | Sports  News Dispatch

VALPARAISO — South Central cross country runner Adelaide Young Brust doesn't consider herself one of those runners that conserves a pinch of energy and ...



Purdue student dies in fall | Indiana | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

WEST LAFAYETTE – A 19-year-old Purdue University student died after falling from the balcony of an apartment on the top floor of a 10-story comp ...



Donald H. St. Aubin  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO, IN - Donald, age 62, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Born on April 30, 1956 in Chicago, IL to the late Donald and Betty (nee ...



State Board of Education releases annual school grades. Here's how Northwest districts compare.  nwitimes.com

Editor's note: A story in Thursday's edition contained incorrect school grade information based on federal grades. The story should have reflected state grades.



Roundabout proposed for dangerous Ind. 2 intersection  nwitimes.com

PORTER TOWNSHIP — Roundabouts continue to catch on in popularity in Northwest Indiana, with a new one in the works along Ind. 2 at the combined ...



Porter County prepared to control growth in rural areas  nwitimes.com

The groundwork has been laid for most of the future growth in unincorporated Porter County to occur just outside the city limits of Portage and Valparaiso.



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

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



Getting to know Porter County's public school districts ahead of the 2017-18 school year  nwitimes.com

As the 2017-18 school year gets set to begin, The Times provides a snapshot of each public school district in Porter County.



Northwest Indiana will be well represented at band festival  Chicago Tribune

The 21st annual Community Band Festival takes place will be held Jan. 30 at Valparaiso University's Chapel of the Resurrection.



Valpo schools begins massive renovation project  The Times of Northwest Indiana

With a fistful of dollars as the result of a $148 million construction referendum approved in May 2015, Valparaiso Community Schools is undertaking major ...



High school students across Northwest Indiana get ready to graduate  nwitimes.com

Students across Northwest Indiana are wrapping up their senior year and getting ready for college and careers. Many have earned college credit through dual ...



Several local students named among Indiana Association of School Principals Academic All-Stars  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Seven local students from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties are among 40 students who have been named Indiana Academic All-Stars through a program of ...



2017 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station  ValpoLife.com

Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work ...



Teacher pay in Indiana continues its downward slide  The Times of Northwest Indiana

As a national and local teacher shortage continues, many are blaming a corresponding decline in teacher pay for part of the problem across Northwest Indiana ...



Stakeholders speak out against proposed Porter County roundabout  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — Roundabouts are supposed to slow traffic and reduce accidents, but some people don't like these circular interchanges.



ICYMI: SBOE approves school grades  nwitimes.com

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.



Find your school's 2017 ISTEP scores here  Chalkbeat Indiana

Use Chalkbeat's database to search for your school's individual results on Indiana's 2017 ISTEP for English, math and both tests. For more information about the ...



Funnel cloud spotted, Hebron Elementary students kept inside  nwitimes.com

HEBRON — Wheatfield resident Janet Scroggins and other parents were waiting Tuesday afternoon for the release of their children from Hebron Elementary ...



Ron Ranta has gone from Boys & Girls Club volunteer to director  nwitimes.com

The Boys & Girls Clubs facilities across the country have been described in many ways: a haven, a safe place, fun, a place that gives children life-changing ...



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Use the dropdown select to choose an existing venue in our system. Venues are ordered alphabetically by name. If you do not see your event's venue, please ...



Teachers tested by state requirements  nwitimes.com

High-stakes testing is controversial among region teachers, as it often is used to make decisions that affect them and their students in ways they cannot influence ...



Northwest Indiana students receive Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships  nwitimes.com

The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation presented Scholarships to 122 seniors from Lake, Newton, Porter and Jasper County High Schools. Jim and Betty Dye ...



Minorities growing in traditionally white local schools  nwitimes.com

There are a growing number of minorities in traditionally majority-white school corporations in Lake and Porter counties, in line with the growing number of ...



Hobart couple killed in crash remembered as fun-loving, dedicated to children  nwitimes.com

HOBART — Debbie Palmer recalled babysitting for her nephew Shawn Robb so many years ago.



2014 graduation rates increase | Lake County News | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

INDIANAPOLIS | Almost every high school in Lake and Porter counties improved its graduation rate for 2014, in line with schools across Indiana.



Porter Career Center students restore Grand Trunk Train Depot  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — Valparaiso High School senior Dawson Brown has been working for several different construction companies in the last few years and ...



2015 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station  PortageLife

We've captured tons of great 2015 graduation and commencement photos from high school graduations across the Northwest Indiana region, including Portage ...



Porter County schools record improvements  nwitimes.com

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 ...



Five arrested at Kankakee Valley High School prom  The Times of Northwest Indiana

VALPARAISO — Five people were arrested Saturday night at the Kankakee Valley High School prom held at the Porter County Expo Center.



Man given 10 years for sexually assaulting Portage teen  The Times of Northwest Indiana

VALPARAISO — A 39-year-old Portage man was sentenced to 10 years behind bars Tuesday after pleading guilty to accosting a teenager walking home from ...



Former Porter County cop charged with allegedly injuring young son  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — A former Porter County sheriff's officer was arrested last week for allegedly injuring his young son.



Injured child on hand during initial hearing of accused dad  The Times of Northwest Indiana

VALPARAISO — Susan Jones sat in court Thursday afternoon, holding her 15-month-old son. He has undergone multiple brain and eye surgeries, spent eight ...



No explanation for door left ajar at Valpo school  The Times of Northwest Indiana

VALPARAISO — Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Ric Frataccia said he is unsure why a rear door was left ajar Friday at Thomas Jefferson Middle ...



Indiana State Board of Education approves school grades  nwitimes.com

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 ...



Faces of the Region: Here's a look at some of the new faces you'll find teaching at Region schools this year  nwitimes.com

The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce New Teachers Luncheon on Monday at the Lighthouse restaurant in Cedar Lake welcomed new teachers to ...



State grades schools; majority in region gets A or B  nwitimes.com

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.



Witness said she watched Hammond man repeatedly throw pug down and toss the lifeless dog in water  The Times of Northwest Indiana

VALPARAISO — After describing to the jury how she watched a man beat a small tan pug dog and repeatedly throw it to the ground outside her Porter Township ...



#1StudentNWI: March Brings Success in Robotics and Marketing at the PCCTC  PortageLife

What's Happening The five electronics students at PCCTC wrapped up their robotic competition after six months of hard work. Originally, when the competition ...



Porter County Fair Queen  nwitimes.com

Since 1960, the Porter County Fair has been helping to shape young girls lives through the hard work, pride, dedication of the Porter County Fair Queen ...



Portage man arrested after head-on crash on U.S. 30  nwitimes.com

UNION TOWNSHIP — A Portage man was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly drove the wrong way on U.S. 30 and crashed into another vehicle.



Porter County Crime Times  nwitimes.com

May 23-24. PUBLIC INTOXICATION, DISORDERLY CONDUCT — Carl Olds, 27, Lorain, Ohio. PUBLIC INTOXICATION, DISORDERLY CONDUCT — Miguel ...



Ethiopian orphan finds home, running success in Morgan Township  nwitimes.com

It's April 18, 2008. A 12-year-old boy from an Ethiopian orphanage runs up to Lisbeth Savage as she gets off a bus and wraps his arms around her.



Bomb threat clears Valpo Cinemark theater | Porter County News  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — The Cinemark theater on the city's east side was evacuated during a busy period Saturday night after police received a call that a bomb had ...



2018 Hamilton County Primary Election Guide  Current in Carmel

Editor's note: In an oversight, Current's Election Guide, published May 5, for the upcoming primary election May 8, left out the Hamilton County Commissioner ...



180 area students receive scholarships  nwitimes.com

A total of 180 high school seniors from Lake, Newton, Porter, and Jasper counties were awarded a Jim and Betty Dye Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded ...



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.



Davich: Parents chasing dreams for their children  Chicago Tribune

Emily Felter surprised me by giving a gentle hug when I said goodbye. An hour earlier, she wanted nothing to do with me. "Emily, do you like coming here?



Achievement night celebrates 4-H families  nwitimes.com

Lake County 4-H members, families, and adult volunteers celebrated 4-H Achievement Night at the conclusion of the Lake County Fair.



Wal-Mart evacuates store twice following bomb threats  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — Police are investigating a 14-year-old boy in connection with bomb threats that resulted in the local Wal-Mart store evacuating its building twice ...



Contributors List  ValpoLife.com

The list of authors and contributors who currently have articles published on ValpoLife.com. See a list of the articles each contributor has published on the site by ...



Features | 10 Fun Things to Do in NWI  LaPorteCountyLife.com

2. La Porte Hospital Group Exercise Class: Zumba Toning La Porte Hospital 2019 Childbirth Classes: 4-Hour Childbirth Preparation Class. 3. La Porte Hospital ...



SPORTS BRIEFS: Hanover Jr. Wildcats football and cheer to begin sign-ups  nwitimes.com

South Shore Roller Girls to host event: The South Shore Roller Girls will host their second home bout with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Diggs of NWI, ...



Porter County Fair Queen Pageant spotlights contestants who excel  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Karen Jacobs became the first Porter County Fair Queen in 1951 by selling the most grandstand tickets. Though nine years went by before the pageant resumed ...



Valparaiso swears in three new police officers  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — Three new police officers were sworn to duty Monday morning at City Hall.



Scholarships awarded by Dye foundation in 20th year  nwitimes.com

The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation recently awarded 72 new Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships to graduating seniors from Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper ...



Hammond Area Career Center students learn about the judicial branch  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HAMMOND — It was like an episode of TV's "Law and Order" come to life when a group of students from the Hammond Area Career Center visited the federal ...



SPORTS BRIEFS: Hammond Optimist youth sports to hold signups on Monday  nwitimes.com

Hammond Optimist youth sports to hold signups: Hammond Optimist youth sports summer baseball and softball signups will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at ...



Making the Grade: 2015-2016 school year | Digital Exclusives: Graphics  nwitimes.com

Did you miss our latest Making the Grade stories? This slideshow features all the stories that have run in the series for the 2015-2016 school year in Northwest ...



Currie Motors Ford of Valpo honors veterans, raises money for children  nwitimes.com

Currie Motors Ford of Valparaiso raised $3500 for Folds of Honor, a foundation that creates scholarships for children of military veterans who were adversely ...



Golf carts are moving beyond the greens and onto roadways in some subdivisions  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Golf carts are moving off the golf course and onto residential streets so people can get to parks, festivals, work and even the local Dairy Queen.



Healthy food projects sprouting in Gary  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Frances Whitehead believes planting fruit trees can not only improve access to *fresh* produce in Gary, but beautify it as well, upending the idea of what a Rust ...



Lakes of the Four Seasons Fire Force faces unique challenges  The Times of Northwest Indiana

LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS — The Lakes of the Four Seasons Fire Department is unique to the Region.



SPORTS BRIEFS: Southlake YMCA to hold registration for winter sports  nwitimes.com

Southlake YMCA to hold registration for winter sports: Southlake YMCA will hold registration for youth basketball and floor hockey for those in Kindergarten ...



Independent shoe retailer competes with variety, personal service  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO | When Aaron Szczepanski was looking to purchase new work boots for his wider-than-average feet, he decided to check out Silcott Shoes for the ...



Man faced myriad sexual misconduct allegations in decades-long career working with children  nwitimes.com

Editor's note: This is the first of two stories that resulted from a Times investigation into Michael Ritchie, a former region man who has worked with ...



Chris Wallace 'Remembers When" he lived in the region  nwitimes.com

The story of pop singer Chris Wallace is a combination “Cinderella story” and “local boy makes good” story. It's likely to make area fans dash to download music ...



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