The South Shore Regional Car Show at at Fair Oaks Farms scheduled for today (August 3) has been postponed due to rain. The show will be held on August 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., which is the Rain Date scheduled previously. The event is open to the public and visitors are encouraged to br…

The 37th annual Rotary Ramble 5K race will kick off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 12. One major change this year will be a change of leadership as Greg Fieldhouse steps into the position of Race Director as long-time organizer and race originator Char Groet begins to ease back from the heavy…

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The girls of the Kankakee Valley Golf team are 5-0 in the conference and 14-1 overall. Coach Ron Stanton’s charges are led by the dominant and deadly Hanna Herma. In the recent Northwest Crossroads Conference meet hosted by Highland, Herma was the medalist, shooting a 76 to take top honors.

The Covenant Christian Lady Knights Volleyball team ran into a resurgent Rensselaer Central on Thursday, Sept. 7 when the Lady Bombers traveled north to DeMotte. The CC girls fought hard, espe…

The Kankakee Valley Kougars notched their third straight win on Friday, Sept. 8, outlasting their neighbors to the West with a 17-12 home win over the North Newton Spartans. KV, known in recen…

Kankakee Valley Football Coach Zach Prairie often talks to his team about finishing the game and not letting up. On September 1, the Football Kougars were firing on all cylinders and never bac…

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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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WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills rising to their highest level since July while rates on six-month bills dipped slightly.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Every night since Hurricane Maria hit, Miguel Martinez and his family have slept on mattresses on the porch to escape the heat inside their dark, stifling home. But it's nearly impossible to sleep with temperatures in the high 70s.

I’m a Baby Boomer, and I grew up in the 1960s hating the establishment. I never wanted to “work for the man,” but having a family and paying the bills forced me to compromise and work for a large employer. Or, as my parents called it, “Get a real job.”

My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

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My latest foray into fitness found me attempting a Pilates barre class. Although taught at a Pilates studio, barre is a dynamic fusion of Pilates, ballet and isometric and isotonic exercises. Its original iteration was created by Lotte Berk, a German dancer who suffered a back injury and combined her dance conditioning with rehabilitative therapy.

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

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for the Mideast says Israel isn't complying with a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding a halt to all settlement activity and is continuing settlement expansion making a two-state solution "increasingly unattainable."

In the evening, when my head feels like it is still spinning from the adventures of the day, sitting outside and enjoying the night helps me to unwind. Even during this cold time of year, bundling up and sitting outside sends waves of relaxation through me when I see the stars and hear the c…

Physical issues curbed my enthusiasm and ability to hunt much this year. I don’t have many brand new hunting stories. However, a good thing about hunting stories is they never grow old as long as you are telling the tales to new people. So here’s one of mine from yesteryear and like all good…

Seasonal snow is an important part of Earth’s climate system. Snow cover helps regulate the temperature of the Earth’s surface, and once that snow melts, the water helps fill rivers and reservoirs in many regions of the world, especially the western United States.  About 98 percent of the Ea…