Janet Clem, Director of the Community Building at Bonner Senior Center, has been positively impacting the lives of local seniors for nearly 30 years. Clem moved to the senior center from the Portage Township Trustee’s Office back in 1992, and has embraced her role ever since.
Judging by the forecast of events, this weekend is hoppin' in #NWI!
“Be kind. Keep other people’s feelings in mind. Do what you can to give back.” Amanda Watson is a devoted mother, Girl Scout troop leader, and Cub Scout den leader, and kindness is just one of the qualities she teaches her troops.
Spring is hoppin' in #NWI! Get it? ... Easter Bunnies...
The River Forest student-athlete leadership team and National Honor Society teamed up with the school’s special education program for an inclusive basketball game against Hobart High School. The event was made possible by Mallory Bacon, the high school special education teacher, with the continuous support of administration.
Stephanie German, a Special Olympic athlete, is thankful to be alive. Last summer, she left work because she had flu-like symptoms with a high fever. She thought it was a virus. At home, she rested and expected to feel better. Instead, her symptoms worsened, sending her to the Emergency Room.
Swing into rhythm this weekend at Valparaiso University's Jazz Fest Friday night followed by the Crawpuppies at Blue Chip Casino on Saturday! Find out what else is happening around the Region with our weekend guide!
Most high school kids would probably view a five-mile run at seven in the morning as the stuff of nightmares, but for Tommy Elwood, a junior at Portage High School, this is what a typical morning looks like.
Clear your weekend plans - we have your guide to a fun-filled spring weekend!
The importance of a poll workers’ role cannot be overstated. This job is vital to the voting process and essential to the well-being of our democracy. Ultimately, poll workers are charged with monitoring the polling place and the election process. Poll workers are often the only election officials with whom voters interact, so they play an important role in how voters experience and think about the voting process.
Teresa Cox, Highland resident and teacher at Willowcreek Middle School, has a sense of compassion that touches everyone she meets.