Fall is in the air and that means cool nights, football games, leaves crunching underfoot, the smell of bonfires and … the KV Women’s Club Bunco Bash.

With an intermittent, heavy rain slamming down on an already saturate New Prairie Regional course, both Kankakee Valley and Covenant Christian were able to move runners on to Semi-State competition, which will be held next Saturday on the same Cross-Country course.

Hosting their own sectional went well for the Lady Kougars’ Volleyball team until they faced Hanover Central in the final and fell in five sets to finish as runner-ups. Kankakee Valley fell  b…

In their regular season final home game, the Kankakee Valley Kougars lost a close one to the always tough Munster Mustangs. The match-up, held last Friday, ended with the Mustangs on top 28 – 21.

Covenant Christian recently celebrated five seniors from the Volleyball team as they participated in their final home game on Friday, Oct. 6. Honored were Madelyn Buiter,  Megan de Jong, Kayla…

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Local governments.

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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 …

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a Norfolk Southern train derailed in Knoxville, sending rail cars carrying shipping containers off the tracks, with some of them plowing into buildings. No one was injured.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's boast that he surpasses his predecessors in consoling families of the fallen proved empty this past week as many stepped forward to say they'd never heard from him after losing their loved ones in military service. The suddenly fraught and political…

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SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — When the wildfires ignited, vineyard workers stopped picking grapes and fled for their lives. Some vineyard owners decided to stay and fight back, spending days digging firebreaks and sleeping among their vines for safety.

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EUREKA — For more than 30 years, Patty Cuffe has screened thousands of women for breast cancer as a mammography technologist at Advocate Eureka Hospital.

IHAP®’s goal is to assess the progress of the whole person health journey for each participant. The program accomplishes this by establishing realistic goals and looking at the impact on and improvements to the participant. IHAP also seeks to measure and quantify these improvements, and continually look at the sustainability the changes the participant is making. This process documents the in-depth communication among the IHAP® team, the participants and their health care providers ... this testimonial was provided by a current IHAP participant.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in the searing heat with little food or water before they died in a "sympathetic murder-suicide."

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a Norfolk Southern train derailed in Knoxville, sending rail cars carrying shipping containers off the tracks, with some of them plowing into buildings. No one was injured.

“In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we create but by what we refuse to destroy.” John Sawhill,

BERLIN (AP) — Several thousand people have marched past Berlin's Reichstag building to protest "hate and racism in parliament" as newly elected lawmakers from the nationalist, anti-migration Alternative for Germany party prepare to take their seats.