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

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

'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

Fall fashions, food, fundraising

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

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Puppy park time

Puppy park time

August 29, 2014 5:25 pm Photos

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Porter Fire Department receives assistance grant

PORTER | Porter Fire Department was one of several rural and volunteer fire departments from 29 counties across Indiana awarded more than $194…

August 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Kankakee Valley REMC's backpack drive exceeds expectations

Kankakee Valley REMC's backpack drive exceeds expectations

WANATAH | When Kankakee Valley REMC’s staff decided to help students in area elementary schools by filling backpacks with donated supplies, th…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

National Lakeshore offers activities

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

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Shirley Heinze Land Trust hosts bus tour of nature preserves

Shirley Heinze Land Trust hosts bus tour of nature preserves

Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host a guided bus tour of its nature preserves from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The bus will depart promptly …

August 18, 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) …

August 13, 2014 12:00 am

Porter officials outline upcoming events

PORTER | During a brief meeting on Tuesday night that saw little business, Porter Town Council members heard updates from department heads and…

August 12, 2014 8:30 pm

Winfield looks to make commerical strip more connected, accessible

WINFIELD | Incorporated just 21 years ago, Winfield can't boast century-old buildings or a picture postcard downtown.

August 09, 2014 5:51 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) …

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Auxiliary awards $90,000 in scholarships to employees' children

MUNSTER | Community Hospital Auxiliary has awarded 45 scholarships, for $2,000 each, to eligible children of hospital employees studying for c…

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

National Lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

August 02, 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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Nursing assistant named Ambassador of the Month

Nursing assistant named Ambassador of the Month

Kim Hunt, a health unit coordinator and certified nursing assistant, is the July Ambassador of the Month for Franciscan St. Anthony Health Mic…

July 28, 2014 12:00 am

Let's Ride For Paws to benefit three animal groups

Let's Ride For Paws to benefit three animal groups

PORTER | Let's Ride For Paws Benefit will be held Sunday starting at Leroy's Hot Stuff, 333 W. U.S. 20. Proceeds will benefit Best Buddies Pet…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Porter Town Council derails historic rail line study

PORTER | Richard Riley with the South Shore Heritage Foundation, and Bob Harris, owner of historic South Shore railroad equipment, gave a foll…

July 22, 2014 4:45 pm

National lakeshore programs

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

July 19, 2014 7:45 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 16, 2014 12:00 am

National lakeshore programs available

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

July 13, 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 09, 2014 12:00 am

Porter Council: Backyard chicken idea is for the birds

PORTER | Members of the Porter Town Council discussed backyard chickens during Tuesday's meeting after a resident requested to change the ordi…

July 08, 2014 9:00 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 06, 2014 12:00 am

Explore National Lakeshore with Passport to the Dunes guide

Discover some of the hidden treasures of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore through a new Passport to the Dunes guide. With many different acces…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County July 4th events

Here is a list of community events for the July 4th holiday.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Porter celebrates holiday with annual Family 4th Fest

PORTER | The Family 4th Fest will be filled with turtles, music, pancakes, games, rides and fireworks from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Hawthorne Park…

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County Fourth of July events

Porter County residents and visitors will have plenty to do to keep themselves occupied on Independence Day.

July 01, 2014 5:49 pm

Explore National Lakeshore with Passport to the Dunes

PORTER | Discover some of the hidden treasures of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore through a new Passport to the Dunes program.

June 29, 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) …

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

Nordic summer: Chellberg Farm celebrates season with Scandinavian festival

Nordic summer: Chellberg Farm celebrates season with Scandinavian festival

Porter | It looked like family’s summertime reunion under the towering trees at the Chellberg Farm at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Sat…

June 21, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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A look ahead with Mayor Jon Costas

A look ahead with Mayor Jon Costas

The past year has brought a number of successes for the city of Valparaiso as well as starts to a number of projects that will continue to hol…

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm

Big Time Fun: Valparaiso's Parks and Recreation

Big Time Fun: Valparaiso's Parks and Recreation

Don’t blink when you look at parks and recreation in the city of Valparaiso, because you might miss all of the great things that are happening…

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm Photos

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Summer arts flourish in Valpo

Summer arts flourish in Valpo

This summer, Valparaiso is the place to be with plenty of arts to take place in, or to just sit back and enjoy. There are a number of venues a…

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm Photos

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The Business of Attraction and Expansion: Economic development in Valparaiso

The Business of Attraction and Expansion: Economic development in Valparaiso

Last September, Pratt Industries announced their plans to build a $260 million, 250,000-square-foot paper recycling plant next to its cardboar…

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm Photos

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New faces lead Valparaiso into the future

New faces lead Valparaiso into the future

Valparaiso is fortunate to have a wealth of talented individuals at the helm of organizations and businesses in the community, contributing to…

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm Photos

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Transportation is on the move in Valpo

Transportation is on the move in Valpo

Valparaiso owes much of its success to its location. Nestled in the shadow of the Indiana Dunes, Valparaiso is just miles from Chicago and so …

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm Photos

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Volunteers are essential to the community

Volunteers are essential to the community

Volunteers are an essential element of any community, but here in Valparaiso, organizations that serve the community are especially fortunate …

June 18, 2014 2:27 pm Photos

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Lynwood cop from Burns Harbor badly injured in motorcycle crash

Lynwood cop from Burns Harbor badly injured in motorcycle crash

A Lynwood police officer from Burns Harbor suffered brain, skull and multiple other injuries in a motorcycle accident Saturday in Iowa, family…

June 18, 2014 2:24 pm Photos

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Midsummer program and evening concert at Chellberg Farm

PORTER | Celebrate summer on Saturday with a traditional Midsummer Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. and a Summer Solstice evening concert from …

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

Summer Safety Fest tonight

PORTER | The third annual Summer Safety Fest is from 5:30 to 8:30 tonight at Porter’s Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Drive.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am

Semitrailer blaze closes I-94 for three hours

Semitrailer blaze closes I-94 for three hours

CHESTERTON | A semitrailer burst into flames after crashing into a wall early Wednesday on Interstate 94, causing troopers to close nearby lan…

June 11, 2014 7:04 pm

June programs offered at National Lakeshore

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

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Mock crash gives firefighters experience

Mock crash gives firefighters experience

PORTER | About 9 a.m. Saturday, the call went out.

May 31, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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Porter restaurant manager to show artistic side on TV show

Porter restaurant manager to show artistic side on TV show

PORTER | When Taylor Ricks was approached by a motorcycle designer from Dayton, Ohio, and asked to paint his bike for a television show, she d…

May 30, 2014 11:08 pm Photos

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Free day of family fun in the dunes

Free day of family fun in the dunes

PORTER | Dunes Learning Center’s National Get Outdoors Day open house is planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 14. Now in its seventh year, thi…

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

The Future of Duneland: The Duneland Difference

The Future of Duneland: The Duneland Difference

When it comes to the Duneland School Corporation, the Duneland Difference is many things, including its excellent teaching staff and administr…

May 28, 2014 11:00 am 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
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