YMCA briefs

Portage YMCA

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National Lakeshore programs offered

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

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Mailboxes blown up by fireworks in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Police said two mailboxes in the 1400 block of Duffer Driver were damaged early Tuesday.

July 30, 2014 11:14 am

Porter Regional Hospital hosts childbirth education classes this month

Porter Regional Hospital will present the following childbirth education classes in August:

July 30, 2014 9:22 am

State Fair to showcase Indiana beer and wine, renovated Coliseum

State Fair to showcase Indiana beer and wine, renovated Coliseum

INDIANAPOLIS | Beer and wine return to the Indiana State Fair following a seven-decade absence, and Hoosiers get their first look inside a rev…

July 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Augustyn raises funds for Heifer International

Augustyn raises funds for Heifer International

July 30, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton Art Fair features Porter and Lake county artists

Chesterton Art Fair features Porter and Lake county artists

PORTER | The 56th annual Chesterton Art Fair will be held Saturday and Sunday at Hawthorne Park. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and the adm…

July 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Chesterton council awards employee raises

CHESTERTON |  Town Councilman Emerson DeLaney proposed an ordinance Monday  to increase the salaries of town employees, which was met with una…

July 28, 2014 9:00 pm

Local food blending company gains investors

Local food blending company gains investors

Necessity was the mother of invention for one local mother. When their feeding tube-fed son AJ could not keep down eight types of formula, Che…

July 27, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Portage schools receive grants from ArcelorMittal

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools recently received two grants totaling $13,500 from ArcelorMittal.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Chamber to host Duneland Personified Dinner Tour

CHESTERTON | Public tickets are now on sale to “Experience The Progressive Dinner: Duneland Personified,” the fifth dinner tour to be hosted b…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Glamping package part of fundraiser

Glamping package part of fundraiser

CHESTERTON |  In an unlikely pairing, a high-style interior designer and dirt-loving outdoor education center have teamed up to raise money to…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Fire may close Third Coast Spice Cafe for a week

CHESTERTON | A popular Chesterton restaurant may be closed for about a week after a small kitchen fire Saturday night.

July 26, 2014 9:30 pm

National lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton police looking for full-time dispatcher

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton Police Department will begin accepting applications for a full-time dispatcher Monday.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff

Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff

CHESTERTON | As Nick Grubnich punched a putt just past the 18th hole on Friday afternoon, the Crown Point native let out an audible groan.

July 25, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Concert, film series continues Aug. 1

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library’s free concert and family film series continues at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at the bandstand in Thomas Centennial…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Critique night planned

Local painter Mark VanderVinne will host critique night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Guests are welcome to show up, with …

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Children's art classes offered

CHESTERTON | Danielle Volkman will be offering a series of Saturday afternoon children's art classes from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Chesterton Art Ce…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Artists needed for show

CHESTERTON | During the month of August, the Chesterton Art Center will be preparing for ArtComp, a juried exhibition of local artists.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County crime briefs

Man arrested after resident reports 'moaning' in the woods

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

YMCA briefs

Valparaiso Family YMCA

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Duneland Chamber hosts community awards

Duneland Chamber hosts community awards

CHESTERTON | Business leaders and community members gathered Wednesday at Sand Creek Country Club for the annual State of the Chamber Communit…

July 23, 2014 4:27 pm Photos

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10-year 4-H members to be recognized at Porter County Fair

VALPARAISO | The Porter County 4-H program will recognize 45 10-year 4-H members during the Battle of the Barns at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Port…

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Register online for Duneland schools

Looking to register for Duneland schools online? Parents of returning students may now register their children online using the Parent Access …

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County crime briefs

Dirt bike stolen from shed in Portage

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton boy, 2, dies after reported fall from trampoline

CHESTERTON | Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old Chesterton boy who died after what was reported as a fall from a trampoline last week.

July 22, 2014 5:00 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Hospital offers babysitting classes

MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.…

July 21, 2014 4:00 pm

Civil War exhibit opens today at Westchester museum

CHESTERTON | The Westchester Township History Museum’s new temporary exhibit, Westchester at War: The Civil War, opens today in the Brown Mans…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart Area Concert Band offers free perfromance Saturday

CHESTERTON  | The Hobart Area Concert Band will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Chesterton Amphitheater in the Coffee Creek W…

July 17, 2014 3:18 pm

YMCA briefs

Duneland Family YMCA

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Three-day workshop offered at art center

Three-day workshop offered at art center

CHESTERTON | Internationally recognized painter Helen Burkett, will offer a three-day workshop titled "Pandora on Fence" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Creative writing classes offered for young adults

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library will host Creative Writing for Young Adults in four sessions from 3:30 to 5 p.m. July 28, Aug. 4, 11 a…

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Volunteer efforts essential component of fair

Behind the scenes, it’s the efforts of volunteers that help keep the Porter County Fair running smoothly year after year.

July 16, 2014 12:15 pm Photos

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Fresh, emerging artists grace grandstand stage

Fresh, emerging artists grace grandstand stage

Rising stars continue to light up the grandstand stage at the Porter County Fair, building on a tradition of showcasing talent on the brink of…

July 16, 2014 10:48 am Photos

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County, fair maintain strong ties toward Expo Center, fairgrounds success

County, fair maintain strong ties toward Expo Center, fairgrounds success

Historically, the Porter County Fair Board has had a very good working relationship with local government officials.

July 16, 2014 10:15 am Photos

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Fair queen lessons extend beyond reign

Fair queen lessons extend beyond reign

Porter County Fair Queen contestants garner a sense of accomplishment and gain new skills leading up to the crowning event at 7 p.m. Thursday …

July 16, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Livestock auction celebrates community, project dedication

Livestock auction celebrates community, project dedication

The annual Celebration Sale showcases a year of hard work, the rewards of responsibility and the support of community members—all combined in …

July 16, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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Balloons’ return adds splash of color to fair’s opening

Balloons’ return adds splash of color to fair’s opening

Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club’s Hot Air BalloonFest will help kick off this year’s fair festivities bringing back an event that creates a new c…

July 16, 2014 8:15 am Photos

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4-H cultivates life skills; new run, foods auction support members

4-H cultivates life skills; new run, foods auction support members

Participating in 4-H serves as a platform for developing life skills and the annual fair is a key opportunity to celebrate members’ hard work …

July 16, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Fresh acts, returning performers fill free entertainment calendar

Fresh acts, returning performers fill free entertainment calendar

Racing pigs and jumping dogs join dueling guitars and crushing biceps as part of the 2014 free grounds entertainment schedule. A mix of old an…

July 16, 2014 6:15 am Photos

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Firefighter’s challenge, lawn demo derby join traditional grandstand events

Firefighter’s challenge, lawn demo derby join traditional grandstand events

Classic fair events such as the truck-and-tractor pull and demolition derby fuse with new offerings this year to fill up the grandstand entert…

July 16, 2014 5:15 am Photos

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Bookmarks at the Museum continues Thursday

CHESTERTON | Join Hilda Demuth-Lutze for Bookmarks at the Museum at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter …

July 16, 2014 12:00 am

National Lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

July 16, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana GOP candidates crush Democrats in fundraising

INDIANAPOLIS | The three Republican candidates running this year for statewide office clobbered their Democratic opponents in fundraising duri…

July 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Man arrested for battery that sends woman to the hospital

CHESTERTON | A Chesterton man was arrested last week after being accused of battering a woman, breaking two of her ribs and causing a collapsed lung.

July 15, 2014 11:10 am

Chesterton police seek charges in road rage incident

CHESTERTON | Police here are seeking charges against a Westchester Township man after an incident of road rage last week.

July 15, 2014 10:55 am

Chesterton leaders updated on projects

CHESTERTON | Town officials were updated on several public works issues at Monday night's council meeting.

July 14, 2014 8:45 pm

Residents roiled over board's soccer coach move

CHESTERTON | Members of a standing-room-only crowd attending Monday's Duneland School Board meeting, hoping to speak out about the replacement…

July 14, 2014 8:30 pm


About Beverly Shores

Police Department

500 S. Broadway
Beverly Shores, Ind.
46301
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Beverly Shores, Ind.
46301
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About Burns Harbor

Police Department

1240 N. Boo Road
Burns Harbor, Ind.
46304
(219) 787-9412

Fire Department

308 Navajo Trail
Burns Harbor, Ind.
46304
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About Chesterton

Police Department

726 Broadway
Chesterton, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-1136

Fire Department

702 Broadway
Chesterton, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-7162

About Dune Acres

Town Hall

One East Road
Dune Acres, Ind.
46304
(219) 787-1900

Fire Department

550 Beam Street
Porter, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-1226

About Porter

Town Hall

303 Franklin Street
Porter, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-2771

Police Department

50 Francis Street
Porter, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-7611

About Indiana Dunes

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
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