DEMOTTE — A Chicken and Dumpling Fundraiser at Fase Senior Center, St. Rd. 10 & 600 W. In DeMotte, will take place in February. Grab an order form and turn it in by Tuesday, Feb. 23 with pick up being 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26.

INDIANA — The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 81st Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as an Indiana State Trooper must apply online at This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the …

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KOUTS — Rensselaer Central suffered its seventh straight setback with its 72-53 loss to Class A No. 1 Kouts Saturday night.

Wheatfield – The Lady Kougars Freshman or ‘C’ Team won their own annual season-ending tournament held Saturday, Jan. 16 at Kankakee Valley High School. The four team tourney featured, in addition to KV, included teams from LaPorte, Lowell and Munster.

Wheatfield – The Lady Kougars celebrated Senior Night with a win over the visiting Highland Lady Trojans, triumphing over their opponents by a score of 29 – 17. The Kats were led by Lilly Toppen who hit four long-range bombs for 12 points. Seven other players chipped in to the total in a bal…

Wheatfield – The Lady Kougars lost a brutal battle to conference foe Munster on Saturday, Jan. 16, falling 44 – 35, in what at times, seemed like an exercise in futility as both teams struggled to score early on.

WHEATFIELD — The Kougar Boys’ Basketball team bounced back from a tough loss at Munster to Blow-out the visiting Benton Central Bison 58 — 29 with a balanced offense that found almost every players contributing to the scoring.

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