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Loogootee High School approved as a STEM Certified School  Washington Times Herald

LOOGOOTEE — Loogootee High School is excited to announce that the Indiana Department of Education has completed its evaluation and review of schools ...

Select schools can write off missed weather days: officials  Chicago Tribune

Select schools will have the option to write off missed weather days, a state spokesman said.

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.

Erma "Mrs. E" Ewigleben | Local Obituaries |

HOBART, IN - Erma "Mrs. E" Ewigleben, age 85, of Hobart, passed away May 6, 2019. She graduated from Hobart High School, Class of 1951, and worked as a ...

New Conference Records, Sportsmanship Highlight NCC Boys/Girls Track & Field Championships

Hobart High School senior Elena Polizotto set a new Northwest Crossroads Conference record Tuesday evening with her first place, 11'3” pole vault. She and ...

READY NWI gathers to plan for region-wide student success

On the third Thursday of each month during the school year, leaders from K-12 schools, colleges across the Region, and workforce development professionals ...

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.

Rodney John Baker | Local Obituaries |

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - Rodney John Baker (71) of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, passed away on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. Rod (Hot ...

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.

Hobart news: Jessica Whelan admits to 'some' Facebook posts, cadaver dog used in search for Helen Munnings  ABC News

Police searching for missing mum Helen Munnings are using a cadaver dog at undisclosed sites in Tasmania and disability advocates say they're not satisfied ...

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

The proposed name for Hobart's new elementary school is Veterans Elementary at Mundell. The school board unanimously gave preliminary approval for the ...

Jeffrey Allen Todd | Local Obituaries |

CROOKSTON, MN - Jeffrey Allen Todd, age 42, went home to be with the Lord on April 22, 2019. Jeff graduated from Hobart High School, Class of 1995 and ...

Hobart gears up for more students; adds classrooms  Chicago Tribune

Bracing for residential growth in Hobart, the school board backed an option last week to add four additional classrooms to its new elementary school.

Hobart awards bids for high school aquatic center  Chicago Tribune

The Hobart School Board has approved nine contracts totaling about $16.3 million for the construction of an aquatic center at Hobart High School. The board ...

Hobart kids 'dig' new elementary school  Chicago Tribune

Hobart school officials broke with convention during Thursday's groundbreaking for their new, yet unnamed elementary school. Hoisting gold shovels and white ...

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 ...

Red Cross blood donation opportunities May 1-23 - WIMS AM 1420  WIMS AM 1420

There's no way to predict when or where an accident will happen. That's why the American Red Cross needs donors to give blood during Trauma Awareness ...

Carolyn Jane Aton | Local Obituaries |

Carolyn Jane Aton. VALPARAISO, IN - Carolyn Jane Aton, 60, of Valparaiso, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019. She was born February 2, 1959 in Vincennes ...

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 ...

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.

Arthur F. Calvin | Local Obituaries |

Arthur F. Calvin. HIGHLAND, IN - Arthur F. Calvin, age 93, of Highland, passed away April 28, 2019, surrounded by his loving daughters. Art was born to Arthur ...

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 ...

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.

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."

Hobart high school criticised for installing ‘cage’ for autistic students

Parents of students at a high school in Hobart have complained after a high, lockable fence was installed for high need autistic students.

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

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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.

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 prepares for construction of new elementary school

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

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.

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.

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 could look to referendum for school projects  Chicago Tribune

The Hobart School Board is in the early stages of weighing a referendum that could add a swimming pool at Hobart High School and a new elementary school at ...

Hobart Night Out draws kids back to school  Chicago Tribune

National Night Out at Hobart High School Tuesday unfolded like a block party meeting a back-to-school event. That's just what planners envisioned.

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, ...

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

When Zach Holmes was a Hobart High School freshman, he set himself on fire. He bundled himself in several layers of clothing, doused himself with flammable ...

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 high school students to showcase ideas at Innovate WithIN™ state finals  Country 103.9 WRBI

Indianapolis, In. — Eleven teams of Hoosier high school students will gather in Indianapolis on April 4 for the final round of the 2019 Innovate WithIN™ pitch ...

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."

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 school referendums move ahead  Chicago Tribune

With positive public backing, the Hobart School Board approved a $41.2 million referendum Monday to build a new elementary school and add an Olympic-size ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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. At 15, Hobart High School sophomore Carter Gonzalez ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

Hobart schools to improve security with $1.5 million equipment upgrade  Chicago Tribune

The Hobart School Board expects to spend $1.5 million on cameras and new security measures for city schools.

Hobart High seniors analyze Rockwell | Making The Grade

HOBART — Norman Rockwell's work often depicted his interests in American culture, civil rights and poverty, among other things, drawing the analysis of critics ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Hammond and Hobart schools play the referendum lottery

CROWN POINT — Lake County election officials on Tuesday gave Hammond and Hobart school officials permission to ask voters for millions of dollars Nov. 7.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

As 17 minutes of silence ticked by, Chesterton High School students held a sign Wednesday morning for each victim of America's latest mass shooting in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Community gathers to celebrate Juan Lamar | Hobart Brickies Prep Zone

The Hobart boys basketball team met in the high school gym Sunday night with coach Mike Black, sitting in a circle of chairs on the court, where Juan Lamar ...

READY NWI summit focuses on employers, educators working together

HOBART — Indiana education leader Jennifer McCormick said there will be 10 million jobs available in the next decade, and Indiana students have to be ...

Hobart High assistant promoted to principal | Hobart News

HOBART | Assistant Principal Brent Martinson will be the new Hobart High School principal starting July 1.

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.

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 ...

Hobart's Brickie Bowl set to host adult flag football, youth camps  Chicago Tribune

Hobart officials have given the nod for an adult flag football league and youth football camps to use Brickie Bowl starting in the fall.

John Thomas | Local Obituaries |

LAKE STATION, IN - John Thomas, age 88, of Lake Station, passed away March 18, 2019. He attended Hobart High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

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 ...

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

Del City. Del City High School classes of 1955 through 1961 are looking for classmates for a multi-class annual reunion on Oct. 12-13 at the Del City Community ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Hobart schools detail need for referendums  Chicago Tribune

Hobart schools chief Peggy Buffington said Monday a $41.2 million plan to build a new elementary and add a swimming pool to Hobart High School won't ...

Community Shows Support for Teams at the IHSAA Girls Basketball Sectionals

Inside the Merrillville High School gymnasium on Saturday evening, hundreds of fans were showing support for four teams—Hobart, Kankakee Valley, Michigan ...

Reunions: River Forest High School, Thornton Fractional North

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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 ...

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: ...

Reunions: Thornton Fractional South, River Forest High School

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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," ...

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.

Hobart officials stage fatal crash to send sobering message to high school students

HOBART | The two-car fatal crash caused by drinking promgoers was staged but sent a sobering message to students who watched outside Hobart High School.

Strong growth in training programs connecting students to jobs in Northwest Indiana

Paige Collins and Chip Horn credit the Porter County Career and Technical Center with helping them find their career paths.

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 ...

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.

Laura Schoonmaker sets records at NWI Region Weightlifting Competition

ST. JOHN | Strength is a coveted attribute. But it doesn't always make up for flawed habits. Laura Schoonmaker has found that out the hard way. "I used to play ...

Crime thriller documentary featuring Hobart murderess set to air this Monday, Tuesday on Investigation Discovery

A true crime thriller documentary centered on a Hobart woman's role in two gruesome murders is set to premier for a two-night event 8 p.m. Monday and ...

Hobart HS tennis courts receive USTA grant for hitting wall

HOBART | First they served us the "Brickie Bowl." Now they've unleashed the "Green Monster."

Hobart man 'devastated' over shooting 9-year-old daughter in head, attorney says  Chicago Tribune

A Hobart father charged with the shooting death of his 9-year-old daughter was described by one of his attorneys as “absolutely devastated” by the incident.

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.

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 ...

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

Brian Bowman has been the bridesmaid plenty during this running season. It took Tuesday's race in his hometown to finally reach the top. Bowman, a Hobart ...

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.

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