Kankakee Valley and Covenant Christian high schools are looking for a large turnout on Friday, Nov. 17, when the boys’ basketball teams will host their annual Food Drive Scrimmage.
Jasper County Public Library branches in DeMotte, Wheatfield, and Rensselaer will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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The Lady Kougars basketball team crushed the visiting Kouts Fillies on Saturday, Nov. 11 by a score of 79 – 20. Much as they had done in their first game of the season, the girls played a stifling game punctuated by steals and scores, to the extent that it almost didn’t seem fair.
The Kankakee Valley Booster Club and K.V. Athletic Department honored the school’s fall athletes on Monday, Nov. 6th during an award ceremony held in the high school auditorium in front of the…
The Lady Kougars Basketball Team opened their 2017-18 season last Thursday with a mauling of the visiting Lady Spartans in the Kougars’ Den with a final score of 82 – 27.How lopsided was it? N…
Kankakee Valley High School has lost their football coach . . . again. Zach Prairie, hired in early 2016 as the Kougars Varsity coach, surprised and shocked many when he took to both twitter a…
SOUTH BEND – In a battle of Kougar versus Wildcat, it wasn’t much of a catfight last Friday night in the first round of Football Sectionals. South Bend Riley took it to Kankakee Valley early a…
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:
INDIANAPOLIS — The 30 Indiana House Democrats will be without a leader until at least next week, after state Rep. Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, officially stepped down from the post Tuesday and the caucus did not immediately elect anyone to replace him.
CALUMET CITY — A 9-year-old Hammond boy has died following a car crash Monday near Torrence Avenue and Michigan City Road.
LANSING — All district staff in Sunnybrook Elementary School District 171 will receive Equity Inclusion and Diversity Training following the School Boards's approval on Monday of a contract with Agility Associates.
LAKE VILLAGE — Newton County officers uncovered a bizarre and disturbing scene last Tuesday afternoon while conducting a second raid in as many years on what is believed to be another hidden p…
VALPARAISO — Prom night turned into a trip to Porter County Jail in handcuffs for four adults and one juvenile Saturday night after an officer with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, serving …
North Newton School Superintendent Destin Haas was arrested Friday night by Fowler police (Benton County) for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and having an open container in the vehicle.
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BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's notoriously fragmented opposition is gathering in the Saudi capital for a meeting intended to close ranks and come up with a unified vision ahead of a new round of peace talks in Geneva.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state parliament is nearing passage of a voluntary euthanasia bill 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is celebrating its Independence Day with a military parade attended by the president and the prime minister who resigned from Saudi Arabia earlier this month in a move that stunned the country.