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Oklahoma cheerleader makes academic all-state cheer  KSWO

A Southwest Oklahoma high school Cheerleader has made Academic All-State.

Liverpool FC is coming to Indiana this week — but we've had a Liverpool before  Indianapolis Star

Remembering when frontier-era Indiana had a Liverpool of its own.

Measles outbreak: Loddon head teacher makes immunisation plea  BBC News

A head teacher has written to parents to remind them to make sure their children are immunised after a measles outbreak at his school. Jim Adams wrote to ...

Authorities investigate school shooting threat at Hobart High School

Police resolved a school shooting threat Thursday evening after multiple Hobart High School students reported concerns via a school safety tip line.

Beverly "Jean" Ewing Lloyd | Local Obituaries |

HOBART, IN - Beverly "Jean" Ewing Lloyd, age 82, of Hobart, passed away peacefully in her home on June 20, 2019. Jean was a graduate of Hobart High ...

Man, 20, accused of slapping 9th grader on butt at Hobart High School

CROWN POINT — A 20-year-old man is accused of making a lewd comment to a 9th grade girl and slapping her on the buttocks at Hobart High School.

Co-principals announced for Hobart High School  Chicago Tribune

The Hobart School Board announced new co-principals of Hobart High School, as well as other administration changes, at a special meeting Wednesday.

Hobart wins bid to host college football bowl game  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The Brickies will host an NCAA Division II football bowl game in December featuring teams from the GLVC and GMAC.

Proposed name for new Hobart school is Veterans Elementary at Mundell  Chicago Tribune

Drum roll... or bugle call please. The proposed name for Hobart's new elementary school is Veterans Elementary at Mundell. Advertisement. The school board ...

Hobart awards bids for high school aquatic center  Chicago Tribune

Hobart School Board sets funding for $16.3 million aquatic center.

Ralph Nicholas Knickerbocker | Local Obituaries |

Ralph Knickerbocker was born on September 11, 1942 to Katherine Knickerbocker (Kochen) and Ralph Knickerbocker. He graduated from Hobart High School ...

Veterans Elementary School at Mundell wins OK  Chicago Tribune

The Hobart School Board gave final approval last week for the name of its new building – Veterans Elementary School at Mundell. The board voted unanimously ...

Young entrepreneurs present innovative solutions in statewide contest  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HAMMOND — They prepared all year for this. In their engineering design and development class. In front of the School Board. They practiced their pitch to ...

In Wake Of Tragedy, Hobart Police Are Cracking Down On Motorists Who Ignore School Bus Arms  CBS Chicago

Chicago (CBS) — A Northwest Indiana police department is taking action in the wake of the school bus stop tragedy in Rochester, Indiana early this week.

Hobart grads urged to keep dreaming | Education |

Brickie fever was high Thursday, and it wasn't just because of the heat and humidity at the Hobart High School graduation.

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.

Student innovation showcased in READY NWI Summer Institute  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HOBART — Student innovation was at the forefront of READY NWI's 2019 Summer Institute on Thursday.

Hobart high school 'cage' for teenagers with autism 'akin to Risdon jail'  ABC News

A lockable fenced play area for teenagers with autism at a Hobart high school has been described as a "cage" by the parent of one student, who said it risked ...

Teaching for the 21st century: Region schools excel in science, math, engineering education

The modern classroom looks a lot different today than it did even five or 10 years ago. In some Region schools, chalkboards have been replaced by interactive ...

FOOTBALL: Kuechenberg's friends remember former Dolphins standout as 'a kind soul'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Hobart graduate and former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Bob Kuechenberg was renowned for his toughness, but he also had "a soft and tender side."

New school and pool at stake in Hobart vote  Chicago Tribune

Hobart voters will decide on Nov. 7 if the schools get more money for capital improvements and operating expenses.

Montgomery Gentry, other country stars to play Hobart's Brickie Bowl Saturday

Montgomery Gentry featuring Eddie Montgomery and other country stars will take the stage at Hobart's Brickie Bowl Saturday.

Reunions: Lowell, Gavit and Hobart High | Lake County News

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School City of Hobart turns to voters to approve building, maintaining schools and education

HOBART — School officials are asking local taxpayers to pass two referendums that will raise money to build new elementary school rooms and maintain the ...

Hobart freshmen get a jump-start on high school  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HOBART — When school starts Aug. 16 in Hobart, 45 students making the transition from eighth grade to ninth grade will be ready.

Indiana Schools Excel in STEM, Thanks to State Support  Government Technology

A six-year strategic plan released by the state's Department of Education last year calls for STEM curriculum to be implemented in all Indiana schools by 2025, ...

Resource officers to be stationed at every School City of Hobart building in response to country's mass shootings

HOBART — Resource officers will be at every school building starting next school year as mass shootings across the country seemingly become more ...

Hobart native Hatton stars in 'Green Book' | Movies |

Mike Hatton finds it a bit hard to believe he has a role in the new movie "Green Book."

Hobart prepares for construction of new elementary school

HOBART — Construction of a new elementary school in Hobart could get started in August.

No state champions, but Region track athletes dot the podium  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Crown Point's Matt Hanlon, Lowell's Gabriel Sanchez, Portage's Trey Sebben and Michigan City's Justin Wozniak placed second at the state track meet.

Hobart High presents Disney's 'High School Musical' | Lake County News

HOBART | The Hobart High Theatre Department will present the Disney favorite, "High School Musical," on stage this weekend and next at HHS, 2211 E. 10th St.

Eulogy at Bill Casimaty’s funeral tells of his lasting legacy  The Mercury

TURF king Bill Casimaty was farewelled at a packed funeral *service* on Wednesday. Here is the eulogy which was delivered at his funeral by a family member.

Mike Black ready to roll as new athletic director at Hobart

Mike Black has taken over as Hobart's Athletic Director following the retirement of Bob Glover, who had held the position for the last 23 years.

Role of a lifetime: Hobart native stars in 'Green Book'

Mike Hatton finds it a bit hard to believe he has a role in the new film "Green Book."

Police: Teen arrested after threatening to shoot up Hobart school

HOBART — A 16-year-old Hobart High School student was arrested Wednesday after he posted an online threat late Tuesday saying the school would be shot ...

Hobart picks Craig Osika as the Brickies next football coach  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HOBART — There will not be a long, drawn-out transition period in the Hobart football program.

Finalists Make 'Innovate WithIN' Pitches  Inside INdiana Business

The finals of the second annual Innovate WithIN pitch competition are underway in Indianapolis. Eleven finalists are pitching their businesses in hopes of ...

Crown Point High School nixes U.S. Marine in uniform accepting diploma  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CROWN POINT — Some graduating Crown Point High School seniors, parents and community members are expressing outrage because a graduate was not ...

High school reunions planned | News |

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Hobart High Spanish teacher brings language to life

HOBART | Hola, ¿Cómo estás? ¿Vienes preparado? Vamos a repasar los verbos en el pasado con el iPad.

Meet Zach Holmes, the Hobart stunt performer with an MTV show, 'Too Stupid to Die,' filmed entirely in Indiana  Chicago Tribune

Zach Holmes personifies every negative stereotype of Hoosiers, and he doesn't mind one bit. He found his one-way ticket out of Da Region.

Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff quizzed on new Hobart inner-city high school  The Mercury

HOBART seems no closer to a new inner-city high school two years after the idea was first floated, with education bureaucrats admitting planning for future ...

Hobart students gather evidence to crack 'crimes'  Chicago Tribune

Five teachers serve as suspects for criminal justice class.

Hobart high school 'cage' for teenagers with autism being redesigned: Jeremy Rockliff  ABC Local

Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff says the Department of Education are working on 'improving the architecture' of the lockable fenced play area for teenagers ...

Hobart football coach resigns after being charged with drunken driving  Chicago Tribune

Hobart High School football coach and teacher Ryan Turley resigned Friday after he was charged with two counts of drunken driving after an early morning ...

State ISTEP scores dip for elementary and high school students compared to last year

INDIANAPOLIS — Student performance on the Spring 2018 ISTEP standardized exam dipped slightly for both elementary and high school test takers compared ...

Champion high school wrestler honored by Hoosier lawmakers

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana House this week honored a freshman wrestler from Crown Point High School who last month won the state championship to cap ...

Those who made ultimate sacrifice remembered at Calumet Park ceremony  Chicago Tribune

Theo Gray stood up from his lawn chair as the Merrillville High band played his Army *service* song Sunday at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville. “This is a ...

Teacher pay in Indiana continues its downward slide  The Times of Northwest Indiana

As a national and local teacher shortage continues, many are blaming a corresponding decline in teacher pay for part of the problem across Northwest Indiana ...

Hobart football coach charged with operating while intoxicated

Ryan Turley, the head coach of the Hobart High School football team, was charged this week in Lake Criminal Court with drunken driving, police said.

Death, taxes and Carmel girls swimming winning state titles. Greyhounds dominate for 33rd straight title  Indianapolis Star

INDIANAPOLIS – On display at the finals of the 45th annual IHSAA swimming and diving state championship Saturday was everything that makes Carmel's girls ...

Community mourns 9-year-old Hobart girl's death  Chicago Tribune

Relatives, family friends, classmates and teachers remembered Olivia Hummel during a candlelight vigil in her honor at Hobart High School's field house ...

For Hobart teen, competition shooting is serious business  Chicago Tribune

For a mechanically-minded and precision-driven teen, competition shooting turned out to be a natural fit.

UPDATE: Wheeler High School students gather to process death of 16-year-old peer  The Times of Northwest Indiana

UNION TOWNSHIP — Wheeler High School students gathered around the flag pole Wednesday morning to share memories of 16-year-old Gabriella Dres, ...

UPDATE: MTV show 'Too Stupid to Die' features Hobart stuntmen, filmed in Region  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A stock car soars up a ramp into a trailer and explodes into a giant fireball. A fire hydrant is sprayed into someone's face while a group of friends is.

Autonomous Kart Racing Returns to IMS  Inside INdiana Business

Purdue University Motorsports will Tuesday begin the annual evGrand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The two-day event will feature high school and ...

NW Indiana students face detention, praise during walkout advocating gun reform  Chicago Tribune

Hundreds of Northwest Indiana students took park in walkout or school convocation Wednesday to mark the one-month anniversary of the Parkland, Fla., school ...

News briefs: Blood drives set for Franciscan Health Munster, Hammond and Dyer

Blood drives set for Franciscan Health Munster, Hammond and Dyer. Donors are sought for Heartland Blood Centers blood drives at Franciscan Health's ...

Indiana Blood Center issues urgent statewide plea for blood donations  The Times of Northwest Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — Snow, ice and frigid temperatures spanning two weeks have resulted in a sharp decline in blood donations, prompting the Indiana Blood ...

Former Hobart JV coach enters pretrial agreement | Lake County News |

CROWN POINT | A former Hobart High School junior varsity baseball coach who had been accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student ...

School Cancellations Continue into Thursday Across Chicago Area  NBC Chicago

Some students in the Chicago area will have two days off thanks to a major winter storm that dumped more than a half foot of snow in some neighborhoods.

Gallery: Calumet Park Memorial Day service | Lake County Newsletter |

A Marine Corp Honor Guard prepares for a 21 gun Aerial Salute at the Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville Sunday during the American Legion First District ...

Zombies stalk the night in latest Northwest Indiana Halloween thrill

As darkness falls on Friday nights in October, the zip-line course at Edge Adventures Deep River Aerial Park will feature a nighttime adventure involving ...

More than a year after 9-year-old girl fatally shot during gun safety lesson, her father's case continues  Chicago Tribune

The court case of a Hobart father charged with neglect in connection with the death of his daughter more than a year ago was continued to December on Friday.

Region Sports Classics: The Legend of Brickie Bowl  Region Sports Network

A STADIUM LIKE NO OTHER. On the night of September 15, 1939, the Brickie Eleven took the field for the first time on Hobart High School's newly constructed ...

Hammond, Hobart voters support referendums | Lake County News  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The School City of Hobart and the School City of Hammond both passed their referendum questions on the ballot Tuesday night.

Cops: Hobart JV coach arrested for inappropriate relationship

HOBART | Former Hobart junior varsity baseball coach Gregory Glover was arrested July 30 in connection with an investigation of an inappropriate relationship ...

Scout's honor: School City of Hobart lucky to have protective K9 officer

More and more communities are adding K9 officers to their police force, with each sporting a price tag of about $14000.

Regional Performing Arts Company starts season with musical ‘Once Upon a Mattress’  Chicago Tribune

Regional Performing Arts Company opens its 2018-19 season with “Once Upon a Mattress” from Sept. 14-22 at Hobart High School Auditorium.

NWI Business Ins and Outs: Brickies Gyros expands, Aunt Millie's closes in Merrillville, Consider the Lilies sells crafts in Munster, Belle Tire coming to Valpo  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Brickies Gyros is back, bigger than before, and now offers buckets of beer and live entertainment.

Sarah Jane Paris (nee Barber) | Local Obituaries |

HOBART, IN - Sarah Jane Paris (nee Barber), age 32, a lifetime Hobart resident passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. She was born on March 8, 1986 in ...

Hobart father charged in 9-year-old daughter's death  Chicago Tribune

Nine-year-old Olivia Hummel walked into a room where her brothers and dad were early Saturday evening, when he told them, "See? Don't play with guns," ...

Memorial Day service sheds light on the gains and pains of female soldiers  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE — Ursula Brboric said it was important to her to attend Sunday's Memorial Day program in the veterans section of Calumet Park Cemetery with ...

Carmel swimmers: 33 titles and counting  Indianapolis Star

Carmel High School swimmers jump into the pool after winning the IHSAA Girls State Swimming and Diving Finals, IUPUI Natatorium, Indianapolis, Saturday, ...

Several local students named among Indiana Association of School Principals Academic All-Stars  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Seven local students from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties are among 40 students who have been named Indiana Academic All-Stars through a program of ...

Two local school districts plan Nov. 7 referendum vote

Hammond and Hobart school districts are considering referendum votes Nov. 7, and it's generating plenty of conversation in the communities. In Hammond ...

Barbara A. McDonald | Local Obituaries |

KOUTS, IN - Barbara A. McDonald, 69, of Kouts, IN, formerly of Hobart, passed away on May 25, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. Barbara was born on July.

Schererville school banned from state voucher program after students not given ISTEP exam

INDIANAPOLIS — A Schererville school that failed to administer the 2018 ISTEP exam no longer can enroll pupils through Indiana's voucher program that ...

Hobart community mourns the loss of 2011 grad Sam Moore

Wally McCormack glanced at the family's refrigerator door and flashed back to a happier time as Hobart football coach.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former Wirt football coach, Hobart assistant still helping kids

Don Rogers devoted his life to education and working with student-athletes and even though he is retired, he couldn't just walk away.

Hobart wrestling coach is a Brickie for life

HOBART | Steve Balash was a four-sport athlete at Hobart High School. Not one of the four was wrestling.

Dr. Michelle E. Block, Ph.D., RN | Local Obituaries |

SCHERERVILLE, IN - Dr. Michelle E. Block, Ph.D., RN, age 56, of Schererville, formerly of Hobart, IN, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 ...

Victim's advocate goes fulltime in Hobart | Lake County News

HOBART — The Police Department looks to build on the success of its System to End Repeated Violence (SERV) program by making a once temporary position ...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Alex Ramos | NWI Preps Wrestling

It may be a different and shiny new building, but Alex Ramos is at home teaching and coaching in the wrestling room at Hobart High School.

Janette "Roberta" Miller | Local Obituaries |

Janette "Roberta" Miller. VALPARAISO, IN - Janette "Roberta" Miller, 83, of Valparaiso passed away Friday, June 14, 2019. She was born January 22, 1936 to ...

Documentary: Hobart woman may have fed dismembered lover to neighbors at barbecue, killed up to nine people

A forthcoming documentary suggests a Hobart woman who's serving a life sentence in prison for her role in two killings may have been a serial killer who also ...

Mother of fallen soldier 15 years ago: 'Every day is Memorial Day'  Chicago Tribune

Fifteen years after her son was killed in combat while serving in Iraq, Leslie Sanders still has no anger in her heart.

Attorney: Hobart father plans not guilty plea in daughter's death  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HOBART — An attorney for the 33-year-old man accused of pointing a handgun at his 9-year-old daughter Olivia Hummel and fatally shooting her Saturday said ...

Reunions: Thornton Fractional South, River Forest High School

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Hundreds of Chicago Area Schools Cancel Classes, Announce Delayed Opening  NBC Chicago

Classes are canceled or delayed at several suburban schools Monday amid dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills are expected to plummet to near 30 ...

Harrison Smith contributes to Hobart turnaround | NWI Preps Golf

Hobart's Harrison Smith was part of the Brickies' run to the Northwest Crossroads Conference title a year ago. Smith enjoyed the ride as a freshman on a ...

Lake County announces early voting sites, days and hours for Hammond and Hobart school referendums  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CROWN POINT — Hammond and Hobart residents can begin voting Oct. 11 on proposals to raise property taxes to increase their support of local schools.

'Black Panther' red carpet premiere in Merrillville draws support for ECIER Foundation

MERRILLVILLE — Empowering. Unprecedented. Encouraging.

Bob Kuechenberg, 71, Dies; Gritty Guard With Champion Dolphins  New York Times

Playing through injuries, he was a critical part of a daunting offensive line that helped Miami win back-to-back Super Bowls and achieve a perfect season.

Norfolk students raise money for cancer research | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News  Eastern Daily Press

Students and teachers of Hobart High School in Loddon have raised more than £7,000 following the death of their teacher, Jenny Hammerton. Picture: ...

State school chief talks about priorities  Chicago Tribune

In office for 156 days, State Superintendent of Education Jennifer McCormick appeared Thursday at a Hobart seminar.

Uniformed Marine barred from walking in high school graduation ceremony  Fox News

A recent graduate of Crown Point High School in Indiana was forbidden from walking in his Marine uniform at the ceremony.

Local running notes: Hobart's Brian Bowman comes up big in Brickyard 5-Miler  Chicago Tribune

Brian Bowman, a Hobart graduate, finished first with a time of 28:18.2 in the 37th annual Brickyard 5-Miler.

Crown Point educator named Indiana's Teacher of the Year  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CROWN POINT — Jerome Flewelling has been a role model for his students at Crown Point High School.

Sheriff's department hires new deputies | News  The Herald Argus

La PORTE — La Porte County Sheriff John T. Boyd is announcing the recent hiring of five new Merit (Patrol) Deputies.

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