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Horseshoe Casino in Hammond Brings Multi-Purpose Center to the Region


When we think of the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, or casinos in general, the main entertainment that we tend to think of is gambling - sparkling lights, late nights, and the thrill of good luck. However, Horseshoe’s Hammond location offers so much more, and now that they’ve convinced Horseshoe guests with how much fun the casino can be on their first visit, they’re ready to welcome even more of the community in.

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Crown Point’s State of the City Event to Feature Economic Updates

City-of-Crown-PointMembers of the public and the business community are invited to join the City of Crown Point’s big update on all of the economic development and business plans that will be taking place throughout 2018. Attendees will learn all of the news firsthand from Mayor David Uran. Many other city department heads, board and commission members and school officials will also be in attendance.

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Munster High School Produces 10 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Munster High SchoolMunster High School is proud to announce that 10 students have recently qualified as finalists for the National Merit Scholarship program. The National Merit Scholarship program began in 1955 as an academic competition, awarding scholarships to the nation’s most promising students. In order to become a National Merit Scholarship Finalist, students must have an exemplary score on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Qualifying Test. Approximately 1.6 million students take the PSAT each year and finalists are whittled down to the top 15,000 students in the nation. Munster High School would like to congratulate the following students for their selection as National.

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Bishop Noll Musicians Earn ISSMA Medals

Bishop-Noll-Musicians-Earn-ISSMA-MedalsMusicians from the Bishop Noll band received 14 medals during ISSMA competition Feb. 3 at Munster High School. Students Sarah Chavez, Michael Fugger, Jacqueline Milkowski, Serena Waszkiewicz, Heather Hernandez, Andres Miranda, Carlos Guzman, Javier Miranda, Monica Magallanes, Chris Juarez, Kristopher Rodriguez, Whitney Piggott and Phillip Reyes-Brown competed in the ISSMA state solo and ensemble competition and earned gold, silver and bronze medals for their performances.

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Habitat for Humanity Receives Horizon Bank Donation

Habitat-for-HumanityHabitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana is pleased to announce they are the recipients of a $5,000 grant from Horizon Bank for the “Opening Doors to a Greater Lake County” project. These funds are allocated for the repair and replacement of doors throughout the Merrillville ReStore.

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Home Builders Association Selects Habitat for Humanity as Their Charity of Choice

Home-Builders-Association-Selects-Habitat-for-Humanity-as-Their-Charity-of-ChoiceThe Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana raised $11,545 for Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana at their annual gala. The charitable contribution will be used towards the construction of several homes slated for builds in 2018.

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Senator Donnelly Brings Optimism and Hope at Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce Morning Business Hour


Every January, the President of the United States gives a State of the Union address which is, at its core, a status update on how well the Union is doing. Today, Senator Donnelly came to Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Morning Business Hour to give the State of the Legislation.

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Albert's Celebrates 20 Years of "I Do's" on Valentine's Day

Alberts-Valentines-Day-I-Do-2018-6Emotions are the core of the human experience. Emotions color our world. They take what would be grey, black or white, and add color, variety and spice to our existence. And nothing is more emotional than getting married.

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One Book One University Author Talk featuring Ed Humes on Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash—And the Way Back


In this lecture, Ed Humes will expose how waste lies at the heart of all the big problems of the day–the economy, energy, national security, climate, diminishing natural resources–crises that would be much smaller, and might not exist at all, were we not the biggest wasters on the planet. Waste is the biggest thing America makes today, our greatest legacy, product, and export. But Humes will also share the good news: There is a way back. Families, businesses, and communities are finding inspiring and ingenious ways to offset this damaging legacy. Humes inspires audiences to get behind the one big environmental and social problem that just about anyone can do something meaningful to change. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to RSVP: Read more

BNI Vocal Students Earn Perfect Scores at ISSMA

BNI-Vocal-Students-Earn-Perfect-Scores-at-ISSMABishop Noll students regularly use their voices to sing during Mass, but two seniors took their gifts of music to the next level and brought home ISSMA gold with an Acapella performance of the Latin Gregorian chant titled “O Magnum Mysterium.”

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Mother Donates Ten Inches of Her Hair at the St. Baldrick’s Event


Kate Perschon is donating 10 inches of her hair in celebration of what marks 10 years of her son’s remission from cancer. Such celebration is especially significant for the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation because Drew’s journey was their ignition.

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