DEMOTTE — The seventh annual KV-area Back-to-School Fair will take a turn this year, so to speak. Like everything else, the event has been modified in this Covid-19 virus-modified era. Instead of the hundred of parents and students gathering together and going tent to tent and table to table…

RENSSELAER — The Jasper County Economic Development Organization (JCEDO) would like to congratulate Dan Preston on his retirement as its Industry Liaison.

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DEMOTTE — A Griffith man was arrested Monday afternoon after being involved in an accident on I-65 south of the DeMotte exit. James Ryan Clark, 42, of Griffith, was involved in a minor accident with a semi and as police and EMS were enroute, they were told one of the drivers was possibly ove…

RENSSELAER — Calls to the Rensselaer Police Department of possible drug activity at a home on the 400 block of N. Weston Street in Rensselaer led to the arrest of two Rensselaer men on Tuesday.

I still remember the slogan (and song) from the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union: “Look for the union label....” It was a jingle written to convince people that pants, shirts and other clothes made in the USA, made by laborers who were in the ILGWU were better than the clothes be…

DEMOTTE — Four regional baseball teams faced off for three days over the Independence Day weekend for the hard-fought trophy in a tournament hosted by the DeMotte Screwballs 18-and-Under baseball team at Field of Dreams park.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Sports Corp assumes leadership of Sports Indiana, the not-for-profit state association for sports tourism representatives throughout the state of Indiana. All former members of Sports Indiana are now represented through the formation of Team Indiana, with operational a…

DEMOTTE — The Screwballs, a local amateur baseball team, will host a Fourth of July weekend tournament at Field of Dreams Park in DeMotte. The Screwballs are a team made up of 16 — 18 year-olds from around the area and is managed by former Kankakee Valley student-athlete Steve Schmidt.

DEMOTTE — The organizers of the annual Rotary Ramble held out for as long as possible before deciding to cancel this year’s race but ultimately ran out of time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

It may seem silly to offer advice on how to properly water a garden, but experienced gardeners will tell you, there is more to it than one might think.

JASPER COUNTY — It’s been a challenging spring with cold and wet weather, followed by a dry June, but Purdue Extension Educator Bryan Overstreet said things will improve as the forecast calls for rain over the next week or two. He said on the whole, farmers planted the crops in good time, bu…

Is there anyone else out there that is angry and upset that our country is allowing the "protestors" to erase our history by destroying public property? When are we going to wake up and stop them from tearing down the statues of historical figures?

I still remember the slogan (and song) from the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union: “Look for the union label....” It was a jingle written to convince people that pants, shirts and other clothes made in the USA, made by laborers who were in the ILGWU were better than the clothes be…

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, announced today that its majority-owned operating partnership subsidiary, Simon Property Group, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), has agreed to sell:

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. ("Calumet" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLMT) and Calumet Finance Corp. ("Finance Corp." and, together with the Company, the "Issuers") today announced that, with the support of the holders of a majority of their 7.625% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "2022 Notes") and 2025 Notes (as defined below), they have commenced a private exchange offer (the "Exchange Offer") to each Eligible Holder (as defined below) of their 2022 Notes to exchange up to $200 million aggregate principal amount of 2022 Notes for up to $200 million aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Exchange Amount") of newly issued 9.25% Senior Secured First Lien Notes due 2024 (the "New Notes"), upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the confidential offering memorandum, dated July 6, 2020 (the "Offering Memorandum").