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  • Alden Nickerson, longtime Wheaton educator, dies at 84

    Alden Nickerson taught history and English for 20 years at Edison Junior High School in Wheaton, taking a primary role in establishing the school's model U.S. Congress program for eighth-graders. Just as important for Mr. Nickerson, however, were the...
  • Valparaiso student charged after false report of gun, hostages on campus

    Valparaiso student charged after false report of gun, hostages on campus
    A Valparaiso University student was arrested after he allegedly called and told police Tuesday evening that he had taken hostages and was armed with a gun at the library on the university’s campus in Indiana, causing officials to conduct an...
  • Community events and announcements

    6 to receive full-tuition scholarships Six Lake County students have been named Legacy Foundation's 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Each will receive full tuition for four years to the Indiana college or university of his or her choice and a...
  • Person in custody after hostage report on Valparaiso campus

    Operations have returned to normal at Valparaiso University, and authorities are questioning a person of interest in connection with an earlier report of a potential hostage situation on campus. Valparaiso spokeswoman Nicole Niemi says students were...
  • 'Oppression' exhibit challenges stereotypes

    Valparaiso University junior Anthony Schalk had his eyes opened Tuesday. Schalk, from Joliet, Ill., walked through the "Tunnel of Oppression" in the Harre Union ballroom on the VU campus, an annual campus-wide exhibit that asks visitors to put themselves...
  • Inaugural fundraiser for Food Bank set

    Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has announced the date for its inaugural fundraising event, Superhero Soiree. The event is at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at Banquets at the Croatian Center, 8550 Taft St., Merrillville. Tickets are $60 per person and include...
  • Quarterback issues remain Valparaiso's biggest question

    Who's going to be quarterbacking Valparaiso University's football program on Sept 3 when the Crusaders open at Eastern Kentucky? Good question, but don't expect an answer any time soon. Coach Dave Cecchini's active BMOC are Scott Staal, Ryan Clarke...
  • VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey

    VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey
    Pieces of ancient history are on a journey home thanks to the work of students and faculty at Valparaiso University. Turkish dignitaries were present at the university's Art Student Exhibition in the Brauer Museum of Art to sign a Memorandum of...
  • Educated advice: Consider whether value of law degree worth the price

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: I will be applying to law school this fall and wonder if you have any advice to offer about the admissions process. I have a 3.5 GPA and a 160 LSAT. I would like to apply to an out-of-state school, but the higher tuition would mean...
  • Woycik: Three cheers for volunteers

    Woycik: Three cheers for volunteers
    Did you know this is National Volunteer Week, and the majority of volunteers in our area are committed to volunteering all year? Most volunteers, whether they are 8 or 80, volunteer for more than one activity, too. So, if you haven't decided where or what...
  • Five things to do in Northwest Indiana April 17-23

    Looking for something to do? Here are five things to do in Northwest Indiana April 17-23. The Westchester Public Library Spring Friends Book Sale is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 17-19. The library is at 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton. Free admission. The...