WHEATFIELD — The Kankakee Valley School Board met on Monday, Sept. 13 for its regularly scheduled board meeting with all members present except Stephen Eastridge.
WHEATFIELD — On Saturday, Sept. 18, after a year of dormancy, the Sandhill Crane Festival in Wheatfield again took flight.
”InbeTWEEN the Lines” book discussion at DeMotte Library: Calling all pre-teen readers! Children ages 8-12 are invited to the DeMotte Library for “InbeTWEEN the Lines” book discussion at 6 p.m. Sept. 16. We will be discussing “A Boy Called BAT” by Elana K. Arnold. The books are available for…
JASPER COUNTY — Two Jasper County offices will have new faces running them this fall.
9/11: 20th anniversary
A collection of stories from Community Media Group newspapers marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that shook the nation
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WHEATFIELD — The senior girls of Kankakee Valley emerged victorious over their junior class counterparts in the annual Powder Puff game, held on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
DeMOTTE – In its first season of existence, the girls’ cross-country team of Covenant Christian is showing that it is a team to be noticed.
WHEATFIELD — Kankakee Valley out-scratched the visiting Hanover Central Wildcats on Thursday, Sept. 9 with a 3-0 victory in which no set was in doubt.
VALPARAISO — Five different players scored goals as Covenant Christian used unselfish play to pick apart Morgan Township’s defense in a 7-0 shutout on Monday, Sept. 13.
WHEATFIELD — Kankakee Valley took last week’s loss against Lafayette Harrison to heart this week as they were merciless to the visiting North Newton Spartans, knocking them out 34-0.
DEMOTTE — On Aug. 30, Definitive Cutz opened its doors in DeMotte, bringing a new barbershop to the area.
JASPER COUNTY - Rensselaer Fire Department and Wheatfield Volunteer Fire Department have been provided with grants from NIPSCO to fund their community safety initiatives.
JASPER/NEWTON - On August 31, Indiana Grocery Group, LLC, and Tysen’s Country Market, Inc., announced that Indiana Grocery Group intends to purchase Tysen’s Country Market in DeMotte. Indiana Grocery Group currently operates 20 stores in Northwest Indiana under the names of Strack & Van …
WEST LAFAYETTE — During the summer, North America’s monsoon season creates massive storms across the Midwest.
WEST LAFAYETTE — For many years, scientists have been extracting DNA from the bones of ancient humans, humanoids and animals to paint a picture of evolution and species movement.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Small and urban farmers are invited to join Purdue University’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and the Purdue Student Farm for the Small Farm Education …
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has named Purdue University as the new host of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC). Beth Hall, Indiana stat…
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For astronauts to go on long missions to the moon or Mars, they’ll need a refrigerator.
NEWTON COUNTY — The Hoosier Homestead Award Program is an initiative led by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) that seeks to recognize farming families who own and operate farmland that has been in their family for 100 years or more.
JASPER COUNTY - On August 26, it was announced that Ryan and Marie Hilton of Jasper County had received the Excellence in Agriculture Award from the Indiana Farm Bureau. This recognition was part of the 2021 Young Farmers and Ag Professionals awards.
JASPER/NEWTON - According to Feeding America’s “Map the Meal Gap,” 834,530 Indiana citizens are struggling with food insecurity in 2021. This is roughly 8 percent of Indiana’s total population. Of those 834,530 people, 239,540 children are facing food insecurity.
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Over the past year and a half, we have all experienced the devastating impacts of the global pandemic. Around the world and in our own communities, many have lost loved ones and faced dramatic disruptions that threatened their livelihoods.
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LAGRANGE — After wrapping up a two-year long term serving as the American Legion Department of Indiana state commander, Allen Connelly is happy to have handed off those responsibilities to someone else. That gives him the time to concentrate on his other job, working as LaGrange County’s Veterans Service Officer.
The House Elections Committee acted along party lines Monday to advance to the full chamber its plans for Indiana's new congressional and state legislative district boundaries.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is requesting a meeting with President Joe Biden in the next 15 days to discuss what he describes as a "national security crisis created by eight months of unenforced borders."