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Epic egg hunt

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NWI students shine at Indiana Academic All-Stars

INDIANAPOLIS | Students and a teacher from Northwest Indiana were recognized Wednesday for their achievement in the classroom.

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NWI students shine at Indiana Academic All-Stars

INDIANAPOLIS | Students and a teacher from Northwest Indiana were recognized Wednesday for their achievement in the classroom.

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NWI schools receive four-star designation

More than 40 local schools received a four-star school designation for the 2012-13 school year from the Indiana Department of Education.

April 15, 2014 7:15 pm

Hebron schools final snow day will be June 5

HEBRON | The MSD of Boone Township board added one last snow makeup day to the end of the school year at its April meeting.

April 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Hebron woman adored grandchildren

Hebron woman adored grandchildren

Helen Tkach was protective and nurturing, and always loved to have a good laugh, said her daughter, Vicki Karius.

April 04, 2014 12:05 am

Knights are serving fish tonight

Knights are serving fish tonight

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Hebron council gets good news on sewer rate

HEBRON | As a financial consultant, it's not often Ted Sommer gets to share good news, especially when he's asked to do a study of water and s…

April 02, 2014 8:57 pm

Hammond woman, Hebron man indicted for fraud

HAMMOND | Two people were indicted Wednesday over illegally acquiring Social Security funds.

April 02, 2014 12:15 pm

Women gather to sew pouches for surgical patients

Women gather to sew pouches for surgical patients

CROWN POINT | More than 20 volunteers gathered recently at the Geisen Funeral Home Reception Centre for a “Sew Thoughtful Workshop.”

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hebron hosts second grade Reading and Science Night

Hebron hosts second grade Reading and Science Night

HEBRON | Hebron Middle School held its annual 2nd-Grade Science Night with the help of the middle school science teachers, second-grade teache…

March 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hebron still looking for fire station funding

HEBRON | The shutdown of the federal government last fall apparently is still having an impact.

March 18, 2014 9:00 pm

Hebron school board weighs referendum opinion

HEBRON | While regular monthly business was conducted at the Boone Township school board meeting last week, board members, administrators, and…

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

College hosts exhibition of high school artwork

College hosts exhibition of high school artwork

HAMMOND | Calumet College of St. Joseph is exhibiting the works of more than 125 talented local artists through March in conjunction with its …

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Free, reduced price lunches calculated incorrectly, audit says

VALPARAISO | The Indiana State Board of Accounts recently cited issues in the Porter Township Schools lunch program in its audit.

March 12, 2014 7:42 pm

Hebron school principals update board

HEBRON | School principals provided MSD of Boone Township board members with progress reports at Tuesday's regular meeting.

March 12, 2014 5:59 pm

Hebron EDIT budget focuses on infrastructure

HEBRON | More than half Hebron's economic development income tax money for the next two years will be going toward infrastructure -- past and future.

February 19, 2014 3:45 pm

Hebron schools give referendum another spin

HEBRON | Given approval earlier Tuesday by the Porter County Election Board, the Hebron School Board voted Tuesday night to put a referendum o…

February 18, 2014 9:00 pm

Two killed in accident on Ind. 2 curve north of Hebron

PORTER TOWNSHIP | Two people were killed Sunday night in a head-on crash on Ind. 2 north of Hebron where the road curves at County Road 700 West.

February 17, 2014 4:52 pm

MSD Boone Township board to vote on referendum

MSD Boone Township board to vote on referendum

HEBRON | School leaders in the Metropolitan School District of Boone Township hope to have more success with a general fund referendum than th…

February 17, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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Local students participate in Digital Learning Day

Local students participate in Digital Learning Day

Students at Warren Elementary School in Highland were among thousands across the country who celebrated Digital Learning Day this week.

February 07, 2014 8:25 pm Photos

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Porter County births

Franciscan St. Anthony Health

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

Polarek announces bid for re-election

Polarek announces bid for re-election

VALPARAISO | Porter County Councilman Jim Polarek filed for re-election Thursday.

February 06, 2014 6:30 pm

Superintendents will be eyeing Thursday SBOE meeting

As districts continue to close schools following relentlessly cold weather and snow, they also are looking at how to make up those days and wh…

February 05, 2014 6:00 pm

Hebron police arrest eight at underage drinking party

HEBRON | Eight people were arrested Saturday and charged with underage drinking.

February 03, 2014 5:31 pm

Local educators say dumping Common Core too costly

Local educators say dumping Common Core too costly

Local Indiana school districts have spent thousands of dollars to train teachers and buy material to implement Common Core Standards in grades…

January 31, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Co-ed earns scholarship from business for her leadership

Co-ed earns scholarship from business for her leadership

Ashley Frantz, 18, was recently selected as a recipient of the Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship for $1,000.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am

Seven area schools to share grant

Seven Northwest Indiana school districts will share a $450,000 federal Mathematics and Science Partnership grant administered by the Indiana D…

January 22, 2014 6:45 pm

College students adopt different racial identities

College students adopt different racial identities

GARY | Business students at Indiana University Northwest participated in a race experiment Friday when they had an opportunity to change the c…

January 17, 2014 9:07 pm Video Photos

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Porter Township resident accused of molestation calls self 'a dead man'

Porter Township resident accused of molestation calls self 'a dead man'

VALPARAISO | Porter Township resident Todd Lange, who is accused of molesting three young sisters over several years, was awarded the services…

January 17, 2014 12:50 pm

Hebron mother, newborn killed in crash

EAGLE CREEK TOWNSHIP | A 37-year-old woman and her 1-month-old baby were killed Thursday morning in a vehicle crash believed to be caused by i…

January 16, 2014 9:00 pm

Displaced councilman claims redistricting violated civil rights

LAPORTE | Porter County Councilman Jeremy Rivas, D-2nd, is claiming his civil rights were violated by the county commissioners' decision last …

January 16, 2014 3:45 pm

Molchan elected president of Boone Twp. School Board

Hebron | The Boone Township School Board elected David Molchan as its board president for 2014 at its January meeting Tuesday evening.

January 15, 2014 7:40 pm

Judge Mary Harper seeking re-election

VALPARAISO | Republican Porter Circuit Court Judge Mary Harper filed for re-election Wednesday.

January 15, 2014 10:00 am

Boone Twp. schools wants second try at referendum

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board has a new member, a new attorney and a new controversy.

January 14, 2014 5:58 pm

Commissioner Nancy Adams seeking re-election

VALPARAISO | Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams, R-Center, has filed for re-election, setting the stage for the first contested race this …

January 13, 2014 11:38 am

Severe weather impacts Red Cross blood collections

PORTER COUNTY | As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help of…

January 11, 2014 5:38 pm

Porter County election filings

VALPARAISO | Porter County Recorder Jon Miller filed Thursday for re-election as a Republican.

January 09, 2014 5:05 pm

Porter Co. remap challenge rescheduled for Thursday

A court hearing has been rescheduled for Thursday on the legality of the Porter County Board of Commissioners last-minute redrawing of the Cou…

January 09, 2014 5:59 am

Porter County election season gets off to slow start

Porter County election season gets off to slow start

VALPARAISO | Porter County Councilwoman Sylvia Graham, D-at-large, helped kick off a slow start to this year's election season Wednesday morni…

January 08, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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State students get two 'free' days

State students get two 'free' days

School districts in Northwest Indiana and across the state that closed school Monday and Tuesday because of the deep freeze won't have to make…

January 08, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Winter storms taxing county resources

VALPARAISO | Porter County government took quite a hit from the winter storms that have belted the area since the start of the new year, offic…

January 07, 2014 7:12 pm

Redistricting challenge derailed by weather

The extreme winter weather derailed a court hearing Tuesday on the legality of the Porter County Board of Commissioners last-minute redrawing …

January 07, 2014 12:15 pm

More single family homes going up in county

VALPARAISO | The construction of new single-family homes in unincorporated areas of Porter County continued an upward swing in 2013, but the m…

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

Cats stowaway on five-hour highway ride

Cats stowaway on five-hour highway ride

HEBRON | When a region family left Southern Illinois after a holiday visit, they didn't know they had a couple of stowaways on their 285-mile,…

January 03, 2014 5:30 pm

County warns of cars left on the street

VALPARAISO | Residents of unincorporated Porter County are reminded that it is illegal to leave vehicles parked on the side of uncleared roads…

January 03, 2014 2:33 pm

Hebron man arrested after crashing into ditch

HEBRON | A Hebron man was arrested Tuesday after crashing his car and fleeing police.

January 02, 2014 12:43 pm

Best friends complete service projects and host joint celebration

Best friends complete service projects and host joint celebration

CROWN POINT | It was only fitting that Boy Scouts and best friends Patrick Hibbard and Carson Hoogewerf both attained the rank of Eagle Scout …

January 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Visclosky announces 19 Town Forums beginning Friday

MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will hold 19 Town Forums throughout Indiana’s First Congressional District this month…

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

Home burglary suspect arrested after high-speed chase in Porter County

Home burglary suspect arrested after high-speed chase in Porter County

BOONE TOWNSHIP | Police arrested a suspect in a home burglary on Monday after a high-speed pursuit through southern Porter County.

December 31, 2013 6:00 pm
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