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Ogden Dunes man first master recycler in the state

Ogden Dunes man first master recycler in the state

OGDEN DUNES | Jim Biancotti spent the last 15 years of his career in the environmental department of a local steel mill.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

Portage superintendent to spend time listening, learning

Portage superintendent to spend time listening, learning

PORTAGE | Newly appointed Portage Township Schools Superintendent Richard Weigel wants to spend his first six months in the post "learning and…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | If you picture the 150 members of the General Assembly as a choir, this year they sang their loudest hosannas for the business-…

July 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related

Portage Township Assessor employees begin inspections of all properties

PORTAGE | Employees from the Portage Township assessor’s office have begun physical inspections of all properties in Portage Township.

July 02, 2014 5:38 pm

Thompson will challenge Clancy for Portage Township Trustee

PORTAGE | Local Realtor Jim Thompson was appointed this week to the vacancy on the Republican ballot for Portage Township trustee.

July 02, 2014 1:45 pm

World Cup crowds prompt South Shore, Metra booze bans

Fans planning to take the South Shore to Chicago Thursday for the viewing party in Grant Park for the USA vs. Germany World Cup soccer match w…

June 26, 2014 6:54 am

Region senator skeptical of Pence tax conference

Region senator skeptical of Pence tax conference

INDIANAPOLIS | The top region Democrat on the State Budget Committee isn't expecting much good to come Tuesday from Republican Gov. Mike Pence…

June 23, 2014 5:30 pm

It's a block party at Porter County Museum

It's a block party at Porter County Museum

VALPARAISO | Staff of the Porter County Museum demonstrated some neighborly hospitality by hosting its second annual block party Sunday afternoon.

June 22, 2014 5:58 pm Photos

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Man was E.C. Washington basketball standout

Man was E.C. Washington basketball standout

Walter Bulatovich was an outgoing man who always encouraged people to do their best, said his daughter, Dawn Hackerott.

June 22, 2014 12:05 am

Separate Lake E-911 center not lawmakers' intent

INDIANAPOLIS | The plan by Schererville, St. John and Cedar Lake to opt out of Lake County's E-911 network by establishing their own emergency…

June 15, 2014 12:00 am

Wilkie elected to Portage Township Advisory Board

PORTAGE | Lori Wilkie will replace Andy Maletta on the Portage Township Advisory Board.

May 30, 2014 12:05 pm

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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Ogden Dunes residents present history in new book

OGDEN DUNES | The small town on the shore of Lake Michigan has a pretty rich and interesting history.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am

Straight to summer?

Straight to summer?

May 08, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Light turnout for Porter County

Light turnout for Porter County

May 06, 2014 9:55 pm

Redistricting reforms failed to win Legislature's approval

INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to reform how Indiana draws its legislative districts, which could determine who gets elected and the policies they purs…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp

INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industria…

April 03, 2014 6:30 pm Video Related

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

South Shore funding took unplanned route through Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | When the Indiana General Assembly convened 10 weeks ago, no one expected region lawmakers would return with $4 million to help …

March 15, 2014 7:00 pm

Legislature wraps session with busy final day

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly adjourned for the year late Thursday night, ending a 10-week session dominated initially by the ma…

March 13, 2014 9:00 pm

Lawmakers send business tax cut package to Pence

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly approved a package of business tax cuts, during its final meeting of the year Thursd…

March 13, 2014 7:00 pm

Portage schools host kindergarten round up April 2

PORTAGE | Kindergarten Round Up in the Portage Township Schools will be held from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. April 2 a…

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

State lawmakers send more measures to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation …

March 06, 2014 6:15 pm

Region bills headed to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received f…

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm

Indiana dips toe in national debate over religious liberty, discrimination

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana lawmakers last week nearly jumped on a bandwagon of states seeking to add measures that some contend legitimize discrim…

March 03, 2014 12:00 am

State senator favors religion-based hiring

State senator favors religion-based hiring

INDIANAPOLIS | Should a business that claims a religious affiliation be allowed to hire only those people who share the same beliefs?

February 26, 2014 6:00 pm

Region senator gets 'Delphed'

INDIANAPOLIS | The Twitter antics that prompted Senate Republicans to exile state Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, to a new chamber seat deep in Dem…

February 24, 2014 6:15 pm

Senate busts open gated communities for politicians

INDIANAPOLIS | This election year could find more politicians and their supporters visiting residents of gated communities and other neighborh…

February 24, 2014 5:30 pm
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