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YMCA briefs

Valparaiso Family YMCA

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Rotary Club donations launches theater programming for kids

CHESTERTON | The “Witches Brew Ha Ha!” will land at the 4th Street Theater this weekend for three performances as three goofy and not-so-spook…

4 hours ago

Art experience at Lubeznik Art Center

Art experience at Lubeznik Art Center

CHESTERTON | Discovery Charter School's first through fourth graders got to experience art firsthand.

4 hours ago

Duneland man claims he was beaten in his house

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A 47-year-old Liberty Township man told police another man broke into his home in the 900 block of Alta Drive Wednesday mor…

11 hours ago

Englewood Flyover, Indiana projects speed Amtrak

Illinois state and local officials Thursday dedicated a new railroad bridge in Chicago that will help speed Amtrak trains coming into Chicago'…

13 hours ago

Porter County crime briefs

Man Tasered during traffic stop

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Fun at 2014 Fall Festival

Fun at 2014 Fall Festival

CHESTERTON | Ghosts, goblins, witches, SpongeBob, martial artists, princesses and lots of other fantastic costumes were sported by Duneland ki…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Color Fun Run helps with special programs

Color Fun Run helps with special programs

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Franciscan Alliance Little Black Dress health program scheduled for Nov. 6

CHESTERTON | Franciscan Alliance’s Spirit of Women program will offer a free Little Black Dress health program from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at S…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Save those seeds

Save those seeds

VALPARAISO | Porter County Master Gardeners will gather to prepare seeds for the Seed & Bulb Exchange portion of their 12th annual Gardeni…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Halloween Happenings

Trick or Treat hours

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Critique night planned

CHESTERTON | Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at the Chesterton Art Center on Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. Nov.…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

New poster to be unveiled

CHESTERTON | The Brown Mansion now has its own South Shore poster. The new poster will be unveiled during a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Frid…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Art center offers Pysanky egg classes

Art center offers Pysanky egg classes

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Bits and Bytes classes set in November

CHESTERTON | Bits and Bytes will continue at Westchester Public Library in November with four offerings of Introduction to Windows 8.1. The cl…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Lawson raises money for Riley Children's Hospital

Lawson raises money for Riley Children's Hospital

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Police: Panhandler fails to heed warning, is arrested

Police: Panhandler fails to heed warning, is arrested

CHESTERTON | A Michigan City man was arrested Saturday morning after police spotted him panhandling at a busy intersection.

October 20, 2014 6:15 pm

Sau of Demta; service set for veterans

CHESTERTON | Dr. Faron of Duneland Dental Group is looking forward to its second year of giving back to area veterans by assisting them in get…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Truck manager finds good health requires commitment

Truck manager finds good health requires commitment

SCHERERVILLE | What do you get when you combine smart eating and a motivated, focused workout routine with a dash of extraordinary common sens…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

CHS students benefit from fine art at Brauer Museum of Art

CHS students benefit from fine art at Brauer Museum of Art

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School International Baccalaureate Advanced Art and Drawing 2 students began their curricular adventures by v…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

CHS school counselors 'On the Go'

CHS school counselors 'On the Go'

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School Guidance Department celebrated CollegeGo!Week during the last full week of September and activities wi…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Good listeners

Good listeners

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Halloween happenings

Trick or Treat hours

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Share your story of breast cancer survival

Share your story of breast cancer survival

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Each year over …

October 18, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

October 18, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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It's Humphrey's world

It's Humphrey's world

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic Endowment Golf Classic exceeds $100K goal

Marian Catholic Endowment Golf Classic exceeds $100K goal

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Marian Catholic High School Endowment Golf Classic that took place Sept. 8 at Olympia Fields Country Club netted more th…

October 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Republican statewide candidates take huge fundraising lead

Republican statewide candidates take huge fundraising lead

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican candidates for secretary of state, state auditor and state treasurer combined have nearly five times as much mon…

October 16, 2014 11:15 am

Porter County residents must register snowmobiles

PORTER COUNTY | The Porter County Sheriff’s Department reminds local residents that snowmobiles that operate on the traveled portion of public…

October 16, 2014 10:21 am

YMCA briefs

Duneland Family YMCA

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Pets on parade

Pets on parade

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Making time to read

Making time to read

Sports, work, music lessons, dinner, family events, chores and homework often fill an afternoon well after the last school bell. Families feel…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Cemetery tours

Cemetery tours

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrating National 4-H week

Celebrating National 4-H week

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County police dogs to receive protective vests

The Porter County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 officers Joker, Dolar, Argo and Athos will receive ballistic vests thanks to a nationwide Groupon…

October 15, 2014 6:20 pm

Brummitt participates in Run@work day

Brummitt participates in Run@work day

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Trojan Guard advances to ISSMA Scholastic finals

Trojan Guard advances to ISSMA Scholastic finals

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School Trojan Guard Marching Band traveled to Homestead High School to compete with 23 other Northern Indiana…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Hurley's love for Haiti

Hurley's love for Haiti

CHESTERTON | In 2002, when Maggie Hurley graduated from Chesterton High School, she was poised to attend college and pursue her dream of becom…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Couple denies failing to pay back money stolen from blind woman

Couple denies failing to pay back money stolen from blind woman

VALPARAISO | A Michigan City man and woman denied accusations Tuesday of violating their probation by falling way behind in the amount they ar…

October 14, 2014 1:20 pm

Porter County crime briefs

Man attempts to steal a cart full of copper

October 14, 2014 10:58 am

Chesterton hears of Dickinson Road extension stall

CHESTERTON | Chesterton Town Council member Jim Ton, liaison to the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, told the council Monday…

October 13, 2014 8:30 pm

DeMartinis named OE CEO

DeMartinis named OE CEO

VALPARAISO | Ellen DeMartinis has been named the next CEO of Opportunity Enterprises.

October 13, 2014 2:31 pm

Couple accused of failing to return money stolen from elderly woman

Couple accused of failing to return money stolen from elderly woman

VALPARAISO | A Michigan City man and woman are accused of violating their probation by falling way behind in the amount they are ordered to pa…

October 13, 2014 12:55 pm

Mechanical issues delaying some South Shore trains

MICHIGAN CITY | Mechanical problems on westbound South Shore Train No. 110 caused delays for some commuters Monday morning.

October 13, 2014 7:21 am

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

NWI Communities to host two Halloween-themed contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

October 13, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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World School Milk Day

World School Milk Day

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Columbus Day closings

Town offices in Hebron will be closed Monday in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Fall colors brighten Buckley Homestead gala

Fall colors brighten Buckley Homestead gala

LOWELL | A full palette of fall colors framed the scene for turn-of-the-century family fun, folk arts and entertainment Saturday at Buckley Ho…

October 11, 2014 7:40 pm Photos

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About Beverly Shores

Police Department

500 S. Broadway
Beverly Shores, Ind.
46301
(219) 879-8800

Fire Department

500 S. Broadway
Beverly Shores, Ind.
46301
(219) 879-9104

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
(219) 787-8591

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
1100 N. Mineral Springs Road, Porter IN 46304
Visitor Information - 219-926-7561

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