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Grace Fellowship Church launches new campaign | Local  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD — On Saturday, Feb. 23, Grace Fellowship Church hosted “The Big Event” at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield. The event, offered free ...



Kankakee Valley High school breaks ground for sports complex  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – A ceremonial groundbreaking for the Kankakee Valley High School Corporation athletic field consolidation was held Saturday, Nov. 10 in what ...



New teachers abound in KV schools | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

As the children in the area head back to school, there are many new faces to be found in classrooms and elsewhere. The new faces include both teachers and ...



Kankakee Valley High School February Students of the Month  Newsbug.info

The KVHS February Students of the Month are listed below in the nominating teachers' words.



KVHS to offer volleyball camp | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD — The Kankakee Valley Kougars volleyball coaching staff announced this week that they will hold a volleyball skills camp to run from June 11 to ...



KVHS wins School Sportsmanship Award | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – Kankakee Valley High School was recently notified by the Indiana High School Athletic Association that the school has earned the School ...



Former Lowell and Kankakee Valley football coach arrested on deception charge  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The former longtime defensive coordinator for Lowell High School's football team, who abruptly resigned as head coach of Kankakee Valley last month before ...



KV Grad Hits Fashion Gold | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Wheatfield – Wheatfield's Preston Buck, a 2018 graduate of Kankakee Valley High School, competed at the Nationals level of Family, Career, and Community ...



KVHS to hold ugly sweater run | News  Newsbug.info

As part of KVHS teacher Traci Blanco's Leadership Development in Action class, her students are tasked with organizing, participating in and evaluating a ...



For first time in half century, old gym will host 'Hoosiers'-style high school basketball game  Chicago Tribune

On Dec. 15, for the first time in more than half a century, this time capsule of a "Hoosiers" gym in Morocco will again host a high school varsity basketball game.



KV School Board to take action on embattled teacher? Friday meeting set.  Newsbug.info

Administrators for the Kankakee Valley School Corp. have called for a special school board meeting on Friday, June 22 to take action on a “resignation or ...



County warns of massive tax hike from NIPSCO closure  Newsbug.info

Jasper County Assessor Dawn Hoffman has approached county commissioners with an important warning about a potential, massive tax increase which could ...



Five arrested at Kankakee Valley High School prom  The Times of Northwest Indiana

VALPARAISO — Five people were arrested Saturday night at the Kankakee Valley High School prom held at the Porter County Expo Center.



KV sports complex bonds get green light | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

The Kankakee Valley School Corp. Board approved resolutions authorizing the purchase of $8 million in general obligation bonds during its regular meeting ...



Former KVHS principal dies | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Keeman “Kim” W. Lobsiger, 65, retired area high school principal residing in Columbia City, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Tuesday, ...



KV marching band hosts Invite | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Director Nick Boersma and the Kankakee Valley Marching Kougars must have used a little Disney magic on Saturday, Sept. 8, to hold off the rain that had ...



PREP FOOTBALL: First-year Kankakee Valley coach Derek Thompson abruptly resigns  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Derek Thompson and his Kankakee Valley Kougars football team arrived back at the school in a bus last Thursday after team camp. The first-year coach said he ...



KV crowns 2019 FFA Sweetheart | Local  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – Four young ladies and their escorts stood nervously at center court during halftime of the Men's Basketball game last Friday, Feb. 8, as they ...



JV and Freshman awards abound at KV | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – As school wound down this year, in addition to they Varsity players featured previously, the underclassmen also were given kudos for their ...



Records fall at KVMS track invite | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD — On a blustery day at Kankakee Valley Middle School on Thursday, May 10, records fell left and right for the home team as they hosted their ...



Sakel gov't student of the year awarded at KVHS  Newsbug.info

The Lynn Lary Sakel Government Student of the Year was awarded recently to Callee Richardson a senior at Kankakee Valley High School. The winner of the ...



KV grad Kreed is a USMC Knockout | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Wheatfield – Kankakee Valley High School 2016 graduate Kreed Gentz is living his dream and knocking out life. Gentz, son of Stormy and Ernest Gentz, ...



DeMotte State Bank coming to Wheatfield | News  Newsbug.info

DeMotte State Bank (DSB) plans to establish its 12th location at 125 S. Bierma St., in the former PNC Wheatfield branch building. PNC pulled its branch location ...



Throwback game in Morocco gym stirs old memories  Newsbug.info

MOROCCO – It was hot, sweaty and crowded in the gym which was hosting its first varsity basketball game since 1967, but for those it attendance, it was step ...



Football Kougars scrimmage Boone Grove | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – Coach James Broyles and the Football Kougars got their chance to test themselves against another team last Friday but winning wasn't the ...



NIPSCO may close all Schahfer generators | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

NIPSCO may close all Schahfer generators. The Northern Indiana Publicity *Service* Company (NIPSCO) issued a press release on Wednesday, Sept.



KVHS Students of the Month | Community  Newsbug.info

The following are the nomination letters about each of the high school departments' students of them month as written by their teachers.



Rural DeMotte man held in wife's murder | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Thirty-five year-old Joseph Borgia of DeMotte is the lone suspect in the ongoing murder investigation of his wife, Amanda Borgia, after a false report of a fire in ...



KV schools will register returning students online | DeMotte News  nwitimes.com

WHEATFIELD | Kankakee Valley School Corp. registration will experience two major changes for the 2012-13 school year.



KVMS wins Wrestling Invite | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

RENSSELAER – The Kankakee Valley Middle School Wrestling team capped made Coach Norm Hemphill very happy when, for the fourth time in his five years ...



Wheatfield girls advance to state tournament | Sports  Newsbug.info

DeMOTTE– For the first time ever in the history of the program, a Wheatfield Little League team has earned the right to represent Indiana Little League District 2 ...



Costume + play = Cosplay | Lifestyle  Newsbug.info

Autumn Fagenbaum is a junior at Valparaiso University, a graduate of KVHS and a part-time worker at the Wheatfield and DeMotte libraries. She is also a ...



The History of the Newton-Jasper County Boy's Sectional Basketball Tournament from 1923-1962  Newsbug.info

I refer to this tournament as the Newton-Jasper County sectional because for some 40 years, this sectional was composed almost exclusively of teams from ...



3 busted for DeMotte armed robbery | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Several local police departments took part in a case which led to the arrest of two juveniles and one adult after an armed robbery took place on Saturday, Sept.



False alarm at Wheatfield Elementary School | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

An alarm of an active shooter at Wheatfield Elementary sent numerous law enforcement agencies to the school as students were dismissing for the day.



I Do: Follow your gut | Community  Newsbug.info

Howard Trembly met Jenilee Peppers at Lightner Memorial Church in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Having moved to West Virginia from Indiana, Howard was ...



Keener Township EMS has new director | Local  Newsbug.info

When the township trustee changed, so did the Keener Township EMS. At the stroke of midnight, ringing in the new year, a new Keener Township EMS director ...



North Newton superintendent Haas found unresponsive in his garage  Newsbug.info

MOROCCO — North Newton Superintendent Destin Haas passed away Monday, according to a notice sent out by the administration of the North Newton ...



Kougar grad Kreed is a USMC knockout | Sports  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – Kankakee Valley High School 2016 graduate Kreed Gentz is living his dream and knocking out life.



State Board of Education releases annual school grades. Here's how Northwest districts compare.  nwitimes.com

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.



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

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



KV Middle School celebrates promotion | News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – Over 250 students crossed the dais on Tuesday, June 2, in the high school gym as Kankakee Valley Middle School held its annual ceremony to ...



Wheatfield money up for grabs | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

PNC Bank announced Feb. 16 to customers it plans to close its Wheatfield and Rensselaer branches in May and consolidate those customers to its nearest ...



First Trust Credit Union awards $7K in scholarships  Newsbug.info

First Trust Credit Union is proud to have awarded seven $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors at high schools in LaPorte, Porter and Jasper Counties.



KV Girls' Basketball reaches milestone | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

The Kankakee Valley Girls' Basketball program reached a milestone on Friday, Dec. 8 when they won the 500th game of the teams' existence. Coach Ryan ...



Kankakee Valley cast to stage 'Disney's Mulan Jr.'  nwitimes.com

WHEATFIELD | "The show must go on," so this winter's harsh weather hasn't stopped Kankakee Valley high and middle school students from polishing the ...



DeMotte Chamber hosts Touch of Dutch Festival & Parade  Newsbug.info

The DeMotte Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Touch of Dutch Festival and parade. It is set to take place on Friday and Saturday, August 10 and 11 at ...



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

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



Bowling gets new life in Wheatfield | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Over the decades, the family-run bowling alley has been giving up the ghost in small town communities and large-town neighborhoods alike, either elbowed out ...



Stewart resigns as Kankakee Valley football coach after season of dysfunction  nwitimes.com

A promising season that started strong for Kankakee Valley with wins over Rensselaer and Morton ended with a thud, a four-game losing streak punctuated by a ...



Stokes hits 1,000-point record | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – KV High School senior Lindsey Stokes entered the game on January 16 against Crown Point needing just three points to reach the coveted ...



Communities rise up for a renewable region  The Chicago Cusader

For decades, NIPSCO has supplied electrical power to the Northwest Indiana communities, but its coal-fired generating plants have also exposed citizens ...



Down to Business with Little Coffee Shop on 231  Newsbug.info

Business Name: Little Coffee Shop on 231. Address: 120 W. Washington St., Rensselaer. Contact Info: 219-869-2316. Website: Facebook and Instagram.



KV School Corporation hosts film on education in Indiana  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD — A controversial film, the brainchild of W. Lafayette School Superintendent Rocky Killion, was viewed in the auditorium at Kankakee Valley High ...



What I want to be when I grow up  Newsbug.info

We asked kids at the elementary schools in DeMotte and Wheatfield to write about what they want to be when they grow up. Their answers ranged from the ...



Forest management for trees and wildlife | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Cutting a mature tree, let alone an oak, seems like a sin to many hunters. Few trees in Midwestern forests and woodlands provide the same abundance and ...



Public benefit slated for Fairchild House | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

The Fairchild Preservation group has announced that they will be holding a raffle benefit to raise money for the upkeep and preservation of the Fairchild House.



Manes: DeMotte shop owner has a different angle on business  Chicago Tribune

Carl DeVries is in the process of converting an Army surplus store to an antique store/black box theater/art gallery/coffee shop/head shop.



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 ...



First Trust Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Valparaiso Seniors in 2018  LaPorteCountyLife.com

First Trust Credit Union is proud to have awarded seven $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors at high schools in LaPorte, Porter and Jasper Counties.



Lowell woman is 'Miss Amazing' in title and personality, too  Chicago Tribune

Samantha Moore said after winning the statewide "Miss Amazing" title in her age group that her favorite part of the pageant was making new friends.



EMS moved in at new facility | News  Newsbug.info

DEMOTTE — The Keener Township EMS (ambulance *service*) moved into their new facility in October. The new building sits on the site of the first ambulance ...



KVHS hosts Science Fair | News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – Forty-nine Kankakee Valley School Corporation students showcased their efforts of the last several months at the local Science Fair held ...



Crash victim's mother breaks silence  nwitimes.com

Taylor Cavinder's colorful bedroom — accented by zebra print curtains — remains untouched nearly seven months after her death, said her mother, Diane ...



Jasper County candidates update; new sign-ups | Local  Newsbug.info

Wednesday, Jan. 10 marked the first day that locals aspiring for leadership positions in the county and various townships may sign up to officially become ...



DeMotte man dies in single vehicle crash | News  Newsbug.info

DEMOTTE — Early Saturday morning, a single vehicle accident claimed the life of 26-year old Nathan Schultz of DeMotte.



Noblesville Team Wins State HS Pitch Competition  Inside INdiana Business

The state's inaugural high school pitch competition is in the books and a team of students from Noblesville High School has taken the top prize. Educaid, which ...



Tillema receives two six-year sentences in fatal crash outside DeMotte  nwitimes.com

RENSSELAER | Events surrounding the May 22 fiery crash that killed two teens were termed a "tragedy of mistakes" by Jasper Circuit Court Judge John Potter.



DeMotte Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Rustic-n-Chic  Newsbug.info

Members of the DeMotte Chamber of Commerce gathered at the Rustic-n-Chic store Saturday afternoon for a ribbon cutting for the new business that opened up ...



Family: Chesterton High School student who died in tragic crash was a 'guiding light'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — Even in death, Amera Abu-Hakmeh wanted to leave the world better than how she left it, according to her stepfather, Armando Gomez.



Shopko Hometown Store to celebrate grand opening | News  Newsbug.info

DEMOTTE – Shopko has announced that the former Alco store in DeMotte has completed its much anticipated conversion to Shopko Hometown and will ...



Teen killed in Portage crash was band member, honor roll student at Chesterton High School  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — Amera Abu-Hakmeh appeared to be the All-American girl.



Orchestra and choirs perform Autumn Classics Concert | News  Newsbug.info

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m., the Kankakee Valley High School Choral groups and Orchestra entertained a standing-room only crowd at the KVHS auditorium ...



Fase-Kaluf: Thriving in a landscape where appliance stores are no more  Newsbug.info

The personal *service* that makes a difference for independent grocery stores also makes a difference for Demotte's Fase-Kaluf Appliances.



New Leaf Resources opens new office | News  Newsbug.info

DEMOTTE — New Leaf Resources, a Christian counseling center, opened a new office Sept. 29, with a ribbon cutting to celebrate on Sept. 30. The new facility ...



JCEDO hires new executive director | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

Stephen W. Eastridge was recently hired as the Jasper County Economic Development Organization's (JCEDO) new Executive Director. He starts at that position ...



Cache of honors goes to Kougar Seniors | News  Newsbug.info

WHEATFIELD – On June 12, the Friday night before graduation, the entire KVHS Class of 2015 gathered in the gym in front of parents, peers and friends to be ...



In Detroit, students drive for 2,600 m.p.g.  Detroit Free Press

Wanna drag? Sorry, the Shell Eco-Marathon is nothing about speed and all about getting ultra-high mileage. Start me up!



Vote for local student's T-shirt design | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

200 votes and counting, vote now! Local student competes nationally, online voting ends Friday. Kankakee Valley High School freshman Kayla Groen of the KV ...



Fatal accident takes life of Lake Village woman  Newsbug.info

On Saturday, Feb. 25, at approximately 1:20 p.m., the Newton County Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle crash at County Road 800 North and State ...



Traffic stop leads to multiple arrests | Kankankee Valley Post News  Newsbug.info

During a traffic stop on Oct. 22, at approximately 3:25 p.m., Jasper County Sheriff's Department Officer Rich Trail pulled over a tan 2000 Chevy truck on County ...



Jasper County Veterans visit Washington DC | News  Newsbug.info

Four Jasper County residents, Robin Hood, Rick Dunn, Pat Donnelly and Alan Kunzman, were selected for the 14th Greater Lafayette Honor Flight on Sept. 26.



Porter County schools record improvements  nwitimes.com

Local schools are in line with nearly three-quarters of the traditional public schools across the state that received a grade of an A or B for 2014, and several ...



Indiana State Board of Education approves school grades  nwitimes.com

Many of the region's public high schools earned an A from the Indiana Department of Education, though some earned lower grades and many of the local middle ...



The 5 stories you need to know today: Valpo football coach Coyle resigns amid recent turmoil, Chesterton teen killed in crash was a 'guiding light'  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO — Valparaiso officially moved forward Wednesday, announcing the resignation of football coach Dave Coyle. The process for the Vikings had ...



Local foreign exchange students getting experience of a lifetime  nwitimes.com

Daniel Maring arrived in the United States just five months ago, unsure of the road ahead.



School grades up in Lake County  nwitimes.com

Local schools are in step with the majority of schools across the state which received a grade of an A or B for 2014, and several schools showed great ...



Indiana University honors Ukraine crash victim  nwitimes.com

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. | A posthumous doctoral degree has been given to the family of an Indiana University student who was among those killed when a jetliner ...



Crime - Post-Tribune  Chicago Tribune

Get Northwest Indiana crime and police reports from the Post-Tribune.



DeMotte woman charged with dealing heroin | News  Newsbug.info

On or about March 19, the Jasper County Sheriff's Drug Interdiction and Investigation Unit initiated an ongoing investigation into the possession and sale of ...



Nothing new about Lowell heading to state finals  nwitimes.com

LOWELL | The New York Yankees missed the World Series last October, and the New England Patriots will be watching this Sunday's Super Bowl on TV, but as ...



Criminal Justice senior values involvement, networking  IU Northwest

“Everything I have learned through my studies and my interpersonal relationships at IU Northwest have led me to the opportunities I have now.” Larissa Dragu.



Foundation invests in top students heading to Indiana colleges  nwitimes.com

One hundred six seniors from Lake, Newton, Porter, and Jasper county high schools were recently awarded this year's Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships, ...



Bangert: Street art meets wheat art on Fowler silo  Journal & Courier

San Francisco street artist Cameron Moberg stokes a newfound love for rural Indiana with his second project in as many years. “I knew I had to get back.".



First Trust Credit Union Awards $5000 in Scholarships in 2017  ValpoLife.com

First Trust Credit Union is proud to have awarded five $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors at high schools in LaPorte, Porter and Jasper Counties. The First ...



Jasper County Animal Shelter to host open house  Newsbug.info

The Jasper County Animal Shelter will be hosting its second Annual Open House event on Saturday, June 23, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m..



Sortable Table: 2014 A-F Letter Grades For Every Ind. School  Indiana Public Media

A sortable table of 2014 A-F grades for all Indiana schools.



DeHaven earns state baseball Hall of Fame accolade  Huntington Country TAB

Gary DeHaven's journey to the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame began in the 1960s when he was a Little Leaguer in Warren. "I have great memories of growing up ...



Top Youth Volunteers in Each State Selected in 21st Annual National Awards Program  Business Wire

Some helped the homeless. Others created programs and opportunities for people with disabilities. Many collected books to ensure that all kids can dev.



FGCU volleyball first season under new coach opens Aug. 29  The News-Press

FGCU's first season under new coach Matt Botsford will open Aug. 29 in Miami with the first of three tournaments on the road, then debut at home with.



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