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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."

Alfred J. Florios

JACKSONVILLE, FL - Fred Florios, age 86, of Jacksonville, FL formerly of Crown Point, IN, passed away September 30, 2018. He was born September 9, 1932 ...

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.

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.

Carolyn (Burnes) Morse  Daily Ardmoreite

Carolyn (Burnes) Morse, age 76, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Ardmore. A memorial *service* will be ...

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.

Bob Kuechenberg, 71, Dies; Gritty Guard With Champion Dolphins  The 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Pakefield High School in Lowestoft to become academy | Lowestoft and Waveney News  Lowestoft Journal

The final local authority-maintained high school in Lowestoft is becoming an academy.

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 prepares for construction of new elementary school

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

Off the wire  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BASEBALL. Reports: Murray wants more $. Oklahoma's Kyler Murray has until today to decide whether to declare for April's NFL draft, and Sunday found the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Reunions: Lowell, Gavit and Hobart High

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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 ...

Student parking draws complaints in Hobart  Chicago Tribune

Complaints about students parking in the residential area near Hobart High School are spurring the Hobart City Council to consider a ban on student street ...

Hot, smelly and 'tons of fun' | News  News Dispatch

MICHIGAN CITY – Wolfie could be as hot as a steam bath, unpleasant to smell, hard to see out of, and prone to lose body parts.

Reunions: Bishop Noll, T.F. North, Hobart High

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Police seek tips about pair accused in 'quick change scam' at Hobart business

HOBART — Police are asking for tips about two people accused of stealing $100 from a cashier as part of a "quick change scam."

[BC-MCT-SPORTS-BJT] | Sports  Bristol Herald Courier

^Sunday's games<. (TNS). Tribune News *Service*. Sports Budget for Sunday, January 13, 2019. Updated at 6 p.m. EST (2300 UTC). This budget is now ...

Hobart High presents Disney’s 'High School Musical'

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.

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 school referendums move ahead  Chicago Tribune

Hobart residents will decide on a $41.2 million schools referendum in November.

More than £4000 raised in memory of 'exceptional' teacher  Beccles & Bungay Journal

A school has raised more than £4000 for those living with cancer in memory of an “exceptional” maths teacher who touched the lives of countless pupils.

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 ...

Sarah Jane Paris (nee Barber)

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 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.

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.

South Korean teachers visit Hobart  Chicago Tribune

A group of South Korean educators left Hobart High School last week with purple and gold T-shirts and a *fresh* impression of an American curriculum that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Grand marshals set to lead Northwest Indiana Fourth of July parades  Chicago Tribune

With Independence Day just days away, municipalities around the area are preparing to celebrate with fireworks and parades.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

'We have no justice': Serial killer's death sentence canceled, to the shock of local victim's family  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CROWN POINT — The Indiana attorney general and Lake County prosecutor have spared the life of a serial killer without advance notice to the family of her ...

Playwright Jay Torrence & Hobart High School Team Up on “ROUSTABOUT: The Great Circus Trainwreck”  Lakeshore Public Media

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on JANUARY 22nd @ 1pm CST! Guests: Chicago Playwright Jay Torrence &.

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.

Hobart schools, St. Mary Medical Center earn new state award

HOBART — Schools and local businesses are creating unique partnerships across the state in providing real-life work experiences for students, and the one ...

Hammond, Hobart voters support referendums  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.

With ham radios and GoPro cameras, Hobart students track weather balloons into Ohio  Chicago Tribune

Hobart High School engineering students tracked two weather balloons into Ohio on Thursday.

River Forest's first girls golfer has defied expectations since her premature birth

River Forest's Rachel Pratchett, who was born three months premature, continues to defy expectations: She is the school's first girls golfer.

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.

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.

Hobart students gain experience in investigations

HOBART — The crime scenes are fake, but Hobart High School students are investigating them as if they actually occurred.

JIM PETERS: Top Gun Quarterback Training builds better signal callers

Bill Reagan, who was the director of football operations at Notre Dame, will hold his Top Gun Quarterback Training camp in Hobart from Thursday to Saturday.

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.

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 ...

Hobart remembers 9-year-old girl killed in Saturday shooting  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HOBART — A saddened community converged inside the local high school Tuesday night for a candlelight vigil eulogizing a freckled, redheaded, bright-eyed ...

Tasmania State Election 2018: Labor plans $40 million for a new Hobart high school  The Mercury

LABOR will commit 40 million towards building a new co-ed public high school in Hobart if it wins majority government at the state election.

Brickies return to reminisce about iconic football field

HOBART — It may have been a sunny Saturday, but for many, returning to the Brickie Bowl brought them back to countless Friday nights under the lights.

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 ...

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 ...

Obituary: Linda Ann Marlow (10/2/18)  Brazil Times

Linda Ann Marlow, 69, Belleview, FL, passed away at Ted & Diane Brandley House, a hospice care facility in Summerfield, Florida, on Friday 24 August 2018.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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'

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

Community gathers to celebrate Juan Lamar

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 ...

GCSE results 2018: Hard works pays off for pupils as success sweeps schools in Beccles, Bungay and Loddon  Beccles & Bungay Journal

Pupils across Beccles, Bungay and Loddon did their schools proud on a results day characterised by incredible personal victories and all time high grades.

Some NWI high schools are giving students on-the-job training

Some students in Northwest Indiana are getting an opportunity to work and get on-the-job training while still in high school, giving them invaluable experience ...

Pakefield High School announce plans to become academy  Lowestoft Journal

Pakefield High School has announced plans to become an academy which could see Lowestoft without any local authority controlled secondary schools if the ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Construction Advancement Foundation plans economic forum, trades day

The Construction Advancement Foundation plans to give a rundown on where the economy is headed and students the opportunity to learn about careers in the ...

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 ...

Carol Jean Werner | Lifestyles |

Carol Jean Werner. VALPARAISO, IN - Carol Jean Werner, 91 of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 9, 2018. She was born November 7, ...

State school chief talks about priorities  Chicago Tribune

New state school chief Jennifer McCormick said Thursday she's trying to stay focused on "the big picture." For McCormick, a former Yorktown school ...

Steven Furnish

VALPARAISO, IN - Steven Furnish, age 80, of Valparaiso, passed away on January 10, 2019. He was born on December 22, 1938 in Vevay, IN to Ralph and ...

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 ...

UPDATE: Assistance centers to open for flood-affected residents; south Lake County meetings are next week

Flood recovery efforts continued Friday, as officials continued to urge residents to report flood damage, take safety precautions while cleaning up and avoid ...

No decision yet on whether new Hobart school will run to year 10 or year 12  The Mercury

A NEW high school for inner Hobart is being considered by the State Government.

Hobart's Brickies playing for coach Dave Grabczak

EAST CHICAGO — Dave Grabczak is Hobart football. Plain and simple. He is a Brickie.

Kenneth E. Markfull, Jr. | Local Obituaries |

DYER, IN - Kenneth E. Markfull, Jr., age 64, of Dyer passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Janet Markfull; mother.

Hobart High School JROTC Cadets Top in Region

HOBART | The Hobart High School JROTC Raider and Marksmanship Teams recently earned individual and team honors in a six-state regional fitness and ...

Early voting sites for Hammond, Hobart school referendum questions approved  Chicago Tribune

Early voting sites have been announced in Hammond, Hobart and Crown Point.

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.

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 ...

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," ...

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 ...

'We're just praying right now.' Lake Station urges residents to evacuate as Deep River continues to rise and rest of Region slowly dries out.  The Times of Northwest Indiana

LAKE STATION — Residents in at least 35 Lake Station homes threatened by floodwaters were asked to evacuate Wednesday as Deep River continued to rise.

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 plans to return Brickie Bowl to glory days

HOBART | City Councilman P. Lino Maggio played high school football and fondly remembers the Brickie Bowl during its glory days.

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