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Witnesses called in Day 1 of Michigan City murder trial

An emotion-packed day of testimony in a Michigan City murder trial. Charles Gerron is charged with the murder of Ne'Keisha Hodges Hawkins. The 17-year-old died in 2011 after gunshots were fired at a local park. A tough day for Nekeisha's parents. They are reliving it throughout the trial. Prosecutor

22 WSBT - 2017-09-19 17:33:36

Trick-or-Treat for a New Kind of Thrill

(Family Features) For most kids, Halloween is all about costumes and candy, but it can also be a chance to demonstrate how helping others brings its own set of rewards. This October, children, families and schools across the country will join in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a month-long celebration of

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

7 Ways to Help Hurricane Victims

(Family Features) Natural disasters come in multiple forms and can quickly devastate many lives in a matter of moments. While they all can cause nightmares for those affected, few are as powerful and destructive as hurricanes. That's why, when hurricanes make landfall and wreak havoc, help is immedi

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Maximize the Joy of Travel

(Family Features) Many facets of travel - the anticipation, the experience and even the return trip - can enhance your mood. It can create an element of the unexpected and give you the opportunity to gain new, memorable experiences. To explore the connection between happiness and travel, and what ma

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Rockin' roadshow features three Regionites

Three former Region rockers return home this weekend to showcase their latest musical project -- The Traveling Brothers Electric Roadshow -- performing Saturday at Leroy's Hot Stuff (333 W. U.S. 20) in Porter. Showtime is 8 p.m. More: 219-926-6211. Bobby Love and J.J. Garcia are natives of Chesterto

NWI.COM - 2017-09-21 15:30:00

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NWI.COM - 2017-09-21 05:45:19

A look at some of the Region's grand old homes

The Region has some historic housing stock with interesting backstories. Many are filed on the National Register of Historic Places, some are occupied and others are repurposed as landmarks or museums. Some sit away in fields, and others are nestled among common homes in neighborhoods or bustling do

NWI.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Hooked on Art: Popular festival set to draw locals to downtown Chesterton

Arts lovers will take to the streets of Chesterton to engage in colorful artistic expression this weekend. The Hooked on Art Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Thomas Centennial Park in Chesterton. Now in its sixth year, the fest draws arts fans with its focus on live street art, kids' a

NWI.COM - 2017-09-21 14:30:00

Granor Farm Farm site of festive Chikaming Open Lands Barn Benefit

THREE OAKS - Chikaming Open Lands' Eighth Annual Barn Benefit was filled with bright red Farmall tractors, cowboy hats, and good spirits. Held in balmy conditions among rows of organic vegetables, herbs and flowers at Granor Farm on Saturday, Sept. 16, the well-attended fund-raiser benefits the Sawy

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:05:00

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

'Neighbors' support Chikaming Township road millage

Chikaming Township is a great place to live, work and visit. We need to keep it that way by investing in our roads. The local roads in Chikaming Township are deteriorating so fast that many will be on the verge of becoming gravel roads! Although the Berrien County Road Commission is responsible for

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 21:17:00

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

(BPT) - This post is brought to you by Eisai Inc. When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:11:00

The key ingredient to a successful school year

(BPT) - Now that school is in session, you've likely returned to the routine of nightly homework and packing lunches in the morning. One thing that helps ensure a safe and successful school year is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a building-block chemical used to make a pla

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:11:00

How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

(StatePoint) An engagement ring is at once a symbol of love and commitment and also a reflection of a woman's personal style. For the engaged-to-be who hasn't quite determined the perfect sparkler for herself, articulating an engagement ring style can seem challenging. That's where a trusted jeweler

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

A Grand Finale for Three Oaks 150-Year Celebration

Youngsters strike a classic pose on one of the centerpieces of Three Oaks' first 150 years - The Dewey Cannon - during Sept. 16 Sesqucentennial Celebration activities. - photo by David Johnson Allen Turner (left) and Dave Grosse unveil the bronze bust of E.K. Warren during the Three Oaks 150 finale

HARBORCOUNTRY-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:38:00

Trevor Braden wants to take Morgan Township to new heights in cross country

There's a quiet confidence building in the Morgan Township cross country program, and junior Trevor Braden is brimming with it. "We were young last year," Braden said. "We knew coming into this year that it was going to be something special. We just put in a ton of miles over the summer." Braden is

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:59:07

News briefs: Crime watch meeting, pork chop dinner planned

Pork chop dinner WANATAH - Salem United Church of Christ will hold a pork chop dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at Wanatah School. Cost is $12 at the door and includes pork chop, potatoes and green beans, apple sauce, roll, dessert and drink. Visit SalemChurchWanatah.com. Crime watch meeting HAMMON

NWI.COM - 2017-09-20 18:23:00

Chesterton police announce road closures in light of Saturday festival

CHESTERTON - Downtown streets will be closed from Friday afternoon until Saturday evening in anticipation of increased traffic due to the Hooked on Art Festival and European Market. Parking will be prohibited after 4 p.m. Friday until about 8 p.m. Saturday on Calumet from the Norfolk-Southern railro

NWI.COM - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

Police: Driver ran red light before fatal crash

A driver died Thursday afternoon after going through a red light in Portage Township and being struck by a truck hauling concrete forms, according to police. The accident occurred around 1:50 p.m. Thursday at Indiana 149 and County Road 700 North, according to a release from Sgt. Jamie Erow, public

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 21:48:31