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Pine Township boy accused of stealing handgun

PINE TOWNSHIP | A 15-year-old was taken into custody Thursday on accusations of stealing a handgun from a neighbor.

September 19, 2014 4:55 pm

League of Women Voters seeks members

VALPARAISO | The League of Women Voters of Porter County is rebooting with a kick-off meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Valparaiso Uni…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

Yost students read together

Yost students read together

September 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Critique night planned at art center

CHESTERTON | Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Guests are welcome to…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

YMCA briefs

Portage YMCA

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Three CHS students selected for merit scholarship competition

Three CHS students selected for merit scholarship competition

CHESTERTON | Three Chesterton High School seniors are among the nation’s 16,000 semifinalists announced in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Court of Honor

Court of Honor

 

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Community prayer breakfast is Oct. 8

CHESTERTON | For 13 consecutive years, the Duneland community has hosted a prayer breakfast patterned after the National Prayer Breakfast gath…

September 17, 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) …

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Woman returns the favor by helping others feed their pets

Woman returns the favor by helping others feed their pets

When Cheryl Plomann found herself without work, she depended on family to help support her and her pets.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Burns Harbor bar death under investigation

VALPARAISO | The Porter County coroner’s office is investigating the death of a 46-year-old man, who was injured during an attack Feb. 18 at t…

September 15, 2014 3:49 pm

Duneland Family YMCA block party is Saturday

Duneland Family YMCA block party is Saturday

CHESTERTON | Duneland Family YMCA hosts a Block Party from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday in the Factory parking lot at Broadway and 11th St. The event…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Meridian Road restrictions due to tree trimming

PORTER COUNTY | Porter County Highway and Spaulding Tree Service will restrict traffic Monday through Friday on Meridian Road from County Road…

September 14, 2014 5:45 pm

Porter County road closings Monday

CHESTERTON | Porter County Highway and Norfolk Southern Railroad will close the following roads Monday through Saturday for railroad crossing repairs.

September 14, 2014 5:30 pm

Family Day to promote parental engagement with children

Empower Porter County invites families to celebrate national Family Day on from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 21. This celebration kicks off their Around the…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Park briefs

Portage parks

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Steam-powered fun

Steam-powered fun

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Middle school administrators take the challenge

Middle school administrators take the challenge

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

YMCA briefs

Valparaiso Family YMCA

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Friends in Service Together helps Prevent Child Abuse Porter County

Friends in Service Together helps Prevent Child Abuse Porter County

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Communities plan 9/11 memorial services

Several ceremonies are scheduled today to commemorate the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

September 10, 2014 7:26 pm

Good Samaritans lauded for lifesaving acts

Good Samaritans lauded for lifesaving acts

Two good Samaritans are being credited with saving the lives of two local people seriously hurt in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon.

September 10, 2014 6:15 pm

Honored teen has sights set on teaching English literature

Honored teen has sights set on teaching English literature

Hannah Zajac’s drive and determination were recognized with membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

Local pair earns recognition in World Wide Bridge Contest

Local pair earns recognition in World Wide Bridge Contest

Alan Geller, of Munster, and Dave Bigler, of Hobart, were the top scorers from northwest Indiana in a World Wide Bridge Contest held June 7, s…

September 10, 2014 12:00 am

2 injured in crash on U.S. 6 in Jackson Township

2 injured in crash on U.S. 6 in Jackson Township

JACKSON TOWNSHIP | Speed and alcohol may have played a role in a crash Tuesday that sent two people to a hospital, police said.

September 09, 2014 9:30 pm

ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor gets its own South Shore poster

ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor gets its own South Shore poster

BURNS HARBOR | ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor – at first the Bethlehem Steel Corp. steel mill – rolled out its first 160" plate in 1964.

September 09, 2014 3:45 pm Photos

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Four underage drinkers arrested in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Four people were arrested and charged with underage drinking Sunday morning after a police officer spotted them out for a stroll.

September 09, 2014 10:23 am

Duneland Schools budget moves forward

CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Board held three public hearings Monday on the 2015 bus replacement fund budget, the capital projects budget,…

September 08, 2014 9:00 pm

Chicago doctor's body found in Lake Michigan

Chicago doctor's body found in Lake Michigan

PORTER | The body of a Chicago doctor was recovered Monday from Lake Michigan after he fell overboard from a boat Sunday night, officials said.

September 08, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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LaPorte County declares victory in strip club fight

A longtime fight to keep a proposed gentleman's club from opening its doors has ended with LaPorte County officials declaring victory.

September 08, 2014 7:45 pm

Girls on the Run

CHESTERTON | The Duneland YMCA has partnered with the Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy to host a fall Girls on The Run team.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Sign-up starts for Century of Progress Home Tour

BEVERLY SHORES | Online reservations for the Century of Progress Homes Tours at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore begin at 8 a.m. today.

September 07, 2014 8:11 pm

Lim promotes workplace happiness

Lim promotes workplace happiness

CHESTERTON | The pursuit of happiness is the career goal of the guest speaker at the first program of the 61st season of the Sinai Forum on Su…

September 07, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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NPCCC sponsors victim avoidance/firearms class for women

CHESTERTON | The North Porter County Conservation Club will host a four-hour class for women only from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 20.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

'Century of Progress Homes Tour' reservations open Monday

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE | Online reservations for the Century of Progress Homes Tours at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore begin at 8 …

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County board position to be filled in October

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has a board position that needs to be filled in October.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Fall fashions, food, fundraising

MERRILLVILLE | First Presbyterian Church of Merrillville welcomes residents for a free community meal.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

TV pilot to be filmed in Chesterton

TV pilot to be filmed in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | The concept for the pilot episode of a television series set at the Indiana Dunes was the result of a brainstorming session betwe…

September 05, 2014 7:15 pm

Tonnage up 25 percent at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Tonnage up 25 percent at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

PORTAGE | Shipments are up 25 percent at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor through the end of August.

September 05, 2014 10:00 am

Local nurses open hospice company

VALPARAISO | Two local nurses with ties to the Northwest Indiana health care community have opened Dunes Hospice LLC.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton Art Center offers classes

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 Center.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

YMCA briefs

Duneland Family YMCA

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County Board position to be filled in September

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has a board position that needs to be filled in October.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Steciuch named Alice Wesson Scholarship recipient

Steciuch named Alice Wesson Scholarship recipient

CHESTERTON | At Sand Creek Country Club’s Labor Day celebration, Christian Steciuch was honored by being selected to receive the Alice Wesson …

September 04, 2014 5:00 pm

Welcoming a new title sponsor

Welcoming a new title sponsor

This year a new kind of popcorn is making its entrance to the Valparaiso Popcorn Festival and is sure to please the palates of popcorn lovers …

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm

POPCORN FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 2014

CHICAGOLAND POPCORN TENT

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm

Feast on Food

Feast on Food

Get your taste buds ready for the 36th Annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival and enjoy lunch in the Chicagoland Popcorn Tent, located on Lafayett…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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History of Valparaiso Events – Past, Present and Future

History of Valparaiso Events – Past, Present and Future

Valparaiso Events, the organization that hosts and operates the entire Valparaiso Popcorn Festival, has a long history of bringing family fun …

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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Behind the Scenes at the Popcorn Festival: It takes a village

Behind the Scenes at the Popcorn Festival: It takes a village

The Valparaiso Popcorn Festival would simply not be possible without the labor and countless hours of hundreds of volunteers and organizations…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm

Mayor Costas: Excitement and economic benefits enhance the Popcorn Festival this year

Mayor Costas: Excitement and economic benefits enhance the Popcorn Festival this year

There is nothing like the smell of popcorn wafting from the kitchen or the office microwave to lure people to the tasty treat. It is irresisti…

September 04, 2014 4:48 pm Photos

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