The Newton County Historical Society invites the public to attend their program at their monthly meeting on March 26 at 7:00 p.m. Historical Interpreter Gib Young will tell us about the Indiana Regiments fighting at Gettysburg. There were 2,200 Hoosiers on the field of Gettysburg on July 1-4, 1863.

On May 3, 2012, Jeff Huxford’s life was changed forever by a horrible traffic wreck at the intersection of U.S. 231 and SR 10 that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Prior to that day, Dr. Jeffrey Huxford — a DeMotte family physician — was accustomed to treating the maladies and ills of…

The Kankakee Valley Middle School Student Council recently completed a food drive. The event ran for two weeks, starting around St. Valentine’s Day, and gathered items for the Wheatfield Food Pantry.

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RENSSELAER – The Kankakee Valley Middle School Wrestling team capped made Coach Norm Hemphill very happy when, for the fourth time in his five years coaching the team, they took home top honor…

CULVER – The Covenant Christian Knights may not have won the Regional game against the Blackhawk Christian Braves last Saturday but the fans in attendance definitely won for spirit.

PORTAGE – The Kankakee Valley Girls Track and Field team got their season started with appearances in two events over the last weekend, both held at Portage High School.

CHESTERTON – The Kougars’ collapse was complete against a talented Chesterton Trojans team in the first round of the Chesterton 4A Sectional. Chesterton simply outperformed KV in every categor…

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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb directed state lawmakers Monday to reconvene for a special session this May to address school safety and tax reform issues that went unresolved at the close of the Indiana General Assembly’s regular session. The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate couldn’t come to a consensus last week on several of Holcomb’s targeted … Continue reading Area lawmakers trade blame after governor says he’ll call special session

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Madeline Hirschland, One World Enterprises and the Center for Sustainable Living will receive the city's first-ever Sustainability Awards on Wednesday for promoting environmental health and social and economic development in Bloomington.

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Madeline Hirschland, One World Enterprises and the Center for Sustainable Living will receive the city’s first-ever Sustainability Awards on Wednesday for promoting environmental health and social and economic development in Bloomington. The individual, business and nonprofit category winners will receive their awards on Wednesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, … Continue reading City announces its first Sustainability Award winners

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PNC Bank announced Feb. 16 to customers it plans to close its Wheatfield and Rensselaer branches in May and consolidate those customers to its nearest branch in Merrillville, according to bank officials. That decision leaves Wheatfield with the distinction of being a town that will soon be w…


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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is asking the Treasury Department to investigate a former congressional intern who's now helping Venezuela's socialist government develop a cryptocurrency to evade U.S. sanctions.


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