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Pushback after Laporte school eliminates music program  Bemidji Pioneer

LAPORTE—The fate of Laporte Public School's music program—and its lone music teacher—has caused a stir there. Citing declining student interest, Laporte's ...

Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC  The Times of Northwest Indiana

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The worst season in the history of Vanderbilt men's basketball has cost coach Bryce Drew his job. Vanderbilt went 9-23 and was the first ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Crown Point tops Penn in OT, advances to semistate  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The 28-0 Bulldogs are Class 4A LaPorte Regional champs after knocking off undefeated Penn 54-47 in overtime Saturday.

High school graduation season arrives  Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI—Nearly 500 students are set to graduate from Bemidji-area high schools this week and next. Red Lake High School scored a commencement speech ...

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Wolves fall in final

LAPORTE — With a basketball scholarship in hand and a massive knee brace on her right leg, Hannah Noveroske could have taken a hard pass on volleyball ...

CROSS COUNTRY: LaPorte's Dearing hits wins milestone, transforms program

From a glance at John Dearing's record, the LaPorte high school girls cross country coach could be a titan in his sport.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Sophia Nolan lifts Marquette Catholic to second straight state title game

LAPORTE — It's midway through the third quarter of the LaPorte Class A semistate girls basketball game, and Emma Nolan is dribbling down the court for what ...

State Board of Education releases annual school grades. Here's how Northwest districts compare.

Editor's note: A story in Thursday's edition contained incorrect school grade information based on federal grades. The story should have reflected state grades.

Popple Bar and Grill undergoes top to bottom renovation  Walker Pilot Independent

“A diamond in the rough, just waiting for improvement.” That's what Jim Smith and his wife Pamela saw when they first laid eyes on The Popple Bar in Laporte.

CHS Speech team continues with a strong season  Chesterton Tribune

On December 15, the Chesterton High School Speech Team traveled to LaPorte High School for the T-Minus Ten (days until Christmas) tournament. Because of ...

Grant Ott-Large looking to duplicate middle school success at next level  Youth1

Grant Ott-Large is a 14-year old forward from LaPorte, Indiana. Ott-Large comes from a family of basketball players, he recently broke his older brothers middle ...

JIM PETERS: 'Utch' Strieter a LaPorte, Slicers football icon

When he was a toddler, Bob Strieter had trouble saying the word yes.

New teachers abound in KV schools | Kankankee Valley Post News

As the children in the area head back to school, there are many new faces to be found in classrooms and elsewhere. The new faces include both teachers and ...

'Big Comedy' is no joke in LaPorte

When LaPorte native Ben Konowitz started doing stand-up comedy a few years ago, his friends asked about seeing a show locally.

Former coach Schreiber on the mend, entering 13th hall of fame

LAPORTE | It's been a long four months of recuperating for legendary baseball coach Ken Schreiber, who is scheduled to return home today a member of ...

Laporte takes third at One-Act Play Contest  Walker Pilot Independent

The Laporte High School one act play, “Christopher Durang: A Primer,” took third in Subsection 24A competition this year, edged out by Park Rapids and ...

WHA Drama Dep't. presents 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'  Walker Pilot Independent

Prepare for this year's holiday season by reminding yourself what Christmas is all about. Join the WHA Drama Department and the Peanuts gang in their ...

AUTO RACING: Garfield Lake racers finally hit the ice  Bemidji Pioneer

LAPORTE — They had to wait a couple of weeks due to poor ice conditions but on Saturday, the Garfield Lake Ice Racers took to the ice for the first time in 2016.

WHA completes Junior High Speech season; takes 2nd at Grand Rapids  Walker Pilot Independent

Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School hosted the final junior high speech meet of the season March 16.

Slideshow: 50 famous athletes from the Region | Sports |  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A list of some of the most famous athletes to have ever called Northwest Indiana home.

Kevin and Kathy Davey | Obituaries  Hibbing Daily Tribune

Kevin and Kathy Davey were tragically taken from us on Aug. 8, 2015.

Child Sex Abuse Video Prompts “Sex-tortion” Investigation  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police in northwest Indiana were investigating what they believe might be one of “the worst cases of 'sex-tortion'” they've ever seen, after a ...

Triathlete Chris Wickard shows ‘you can do anything’

So what keeps Crown Point resident Chris Wickard competing at a high level in triathlons at the age of 45?

Gallery: Region athletes making their mark | Recreation |

This gallery highlights Region athletes' accomplishments across all sports at the youth and adult level. To submit your own photo and blurb, email Ruth Mitchell ...

TUESDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Lowell's Welsh, Wheeler's Nelson resign as girls basketball coaches

Lowell girls basketball coach Matt Welsh said he's taking more time to be a husband and father after submitting his resignation to administration on Friday.

Education Roundup

Celebrating history makers. MUNSTER — Kindergarten through eighth-grade students at St. Paul's Lutheran School in Munster celebrated their annual Living ...

WHA hosts 45th Chuck Beckman Memorial Speech Tournament  Walker Pilot Independent

The Walker Talkers had their shortest morning trip yet with a tournament destination of Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School. The 45th annual Chuck ...

AL HAMNIK: Life is good for Bob Kuechenberg

It's great to have friends at the top. Trouble is, those media old-timers who pushed for Bob Kuechenberg's selection to the pro football Hall of Fame each year ...

Nation's Top 500 Girls XC Returnees For 2017

Check out the top 500 girls cross country returnees for the 2017 cross country season based on season best 5K times from this past season.

2014 in review: In like a lion out like a lamb as Duneland, county build for the future  Chesterton Tribune

By KEVIN NEVERS. It was a betwixt-and-between sort of year in Duneland. Officials were either taking a deep breath or waiting to exhale, listening for the other ...

Virtual Meet: Scoring The Top 150 Girls Teams So Far In 2017  MileSplit

The season is still young and many teams and athletes haven\'t raced just yet, but that doesn\'t mean we can\'t look at what\'s happened so far.

Nation's Top 100 Indoor Track & Field Returnees - Girls Field Events

Check out the nation\'s top 100 indoor track & field returnees in the girls field events.

US Top 50 Junior Girls Indoor Returnees By Event

Check out the nation\'s top 50 girls returnees among the class of 2018 (juniors) for the upcoming indoor season.

Nation's Top 100 Indoor Track & Field Returnees - Girls Distance

Check out the nation\'s top 100 indoor track & field returnees in the girls distance events.

US Top 50 Junior Boys Indoor Returnees By Event

Check out the nation\'s top 50 boys returnees among the class of 2018 (juniors) for the upcoming indoor season.

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