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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Doing Business in Duneland

Doing Business in Duneland

Duneland is a great place to call home, as any resident of the towns of Chesterton, Porter, and Burns Harbor will tell you, with superior scho…

May 28, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Living healthy in Duneland

Living healthy in Duneland

With a location nestled in the Dunes, it’s no wonder that the Duneland community has many ways to focus on health and wellness. From taking a …

May 28, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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NIRPC: Planning for the Future of Duneland and the Region

NIRPC: Planning for the Future of Duneland and the Region

NIRPC is a regional council of local governments serving the citizens of Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties in Northwest Indiana. NIRPC provid…

May 28, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Duneland Parks: The jewel of the region

Duneland Parks: The jewel of the region

When you think of the town of Porter, there’s no doubt that you envision gorgeous parks—beautifully maintained, full of family fun, and ready …

May 28, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Chesterton student organizes breast cancer walk-a-thon in honor of her mother

Chesterton student organizes breast cancer walk-a-thon in honor of her mother

PORTER | When Sofia Winski, a sixth-grader at Chesterton Montessori School, had to select a cause to support for her school community service …

May 17, 2014 8:45 pm

Porter Town Council hears from chicken petitioners

PORTER | Porter resident Laura Madigan asked the Porter Town Council on Tuesday night to allow backyard chickens for residents of the town.

May 14, 2014 11:30 am

Roadside cleanups May 10 still need Porter volunteers

PORTER | Public Works Director Brenda Brueckheimer said department employees and volunteers will conduct roadway cleanups from 10 a.m. to 2 p.…

April 22, 2014 8:20 pm

Science Program offered May 3 at National Lakeshore

PORTER | Learn about research being conducted within Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore by talking with scientists, and joining them for a short…

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

Music Heritage Series program planned

PORTER | Join with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with spring and Earth Day from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Frida…

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Speech and Debate team lauded

CHESTERTON | Members of the Chesterton High School Speech and Debate team, led by coach Chris Lowery, appeared before the Duneland School Boar…

April 14, 2014 10:00 pm

2nd autopsy matches results for doctor's death

KALAMAZOO, Mich. | Results of a second autopsy conducted at a family's request match an earlier initial cause of death for a Michigan doctor w…

April 14, 2014 12:58 pm

Body pulled from Porter lake identified as missing Michigan doctor

Body pulled from Porter lake identified as missing Michigan doctor

PORTER | The body recovered Sunday from Lake Charles in Porter has been identified as Teleka Patrick, 30, of Kalamazoo, Mich., who went missin…

April 09, 2014 6:38 pm Photos

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Chamber to partner with council for Porter fireworks again

PORTER | The Duneland Chamber of Commerce once again will partner with the Town Council to present a Fourth of July fireworks display.

April 08, 2014 8:15 pm

Autopsy conducted on body found in Lake Charles

Autopsy conducted on body found in Lake Charles

An autopsy performed Tuesday on the body found Sunday in Lake Charles in the town of Porter did not immediately reveal the cause of death or c…

April 08, 2014 6:53 pm Photos

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Woman's body found in Porter lake

Woman's body found in Porter lake

PORTER | A fisherman found a woman's body floating in a small lake in the town of Porter early Sunday, according to Indiana State Police.

April 06, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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The doctor is in

The doctor is in

April 02, 2014 12:00 am

Rebuilding Together Duneland’s 10th annual Benefit Ride is April 13

PORTER | This year’s 10th annual party and ride to benefit Rebuilding Together-Duneland is scheduled for April 13 at Leroy’s “Hot Stuff” Resta…

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Dunes group, town of Porter lauded by DNR

Dunes group, town of Porter lauded by DNR

The DNR Division of State Parks & Reservoirs honored employees and volunteers for their commitment to conservation in 2013.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

NWI water rate increase will get hearing in Gary

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will conduct a public hearing on Indiana American Water Co.'s request for a rate hike at 6 p.m. Apri…

March 18, 2014 8:00 am


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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