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Mechanical issues delaying some South Shore trains

MICHIGAN CITY | Mechanical problems on westbound South Shore Train No. 110 caused delays for some commuters Monday morning.

October 13, 2014 7:21 am

Clancy, Thompson seek Portage Township Trustee seat

Clancy, Thompson seek Portage Township Trustee seat

PORTAGE | Both candidates for Portage Township Trustee say they have a passion for helping people, especially those in need.

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Mechanical issues delaying some South Shore trains

MICHIGAN CITY | Mechanical problems on westbound South Shore Train No. 110 caused delays for some commuters Monday morning.

October 13, 2014 7:21 am

Clancy, Thompson seek Portage Township Trustee seat

Clancy, Thompson seek Portage Township Trustee seat

PORTAGE | Both candidates for Portage Township Trustee say they have a passion for helping people, especially those in need.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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South Shore running extra trains for Chicago Marathon

The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District plans to run extra trains on Sunday to help accommodate riders traveling to the Chicago …

October 11, 2014 7:01 pm

Hebron adopts shared ethic agenda

HEBRON | The town of Hebron is joining the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.

September 24, 2014 6:00 pm

Portage Township recognized as Township of the Year by state group

Portage Township recognized as Township of the Year by state group

PORTAGE | Portage Township was named the Township of the Year this week by the Indiana Township Association.

September 24, 2014 3:22 pm

Big changes to public pensions may be on horizon

INDIANAPOLIS | Region residents considering a career in state or local government, including public education, may want to begin working in th…

September 16, 2014 6:30 pm

Crossing the Line -- medical marijuana

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas fo…

September 06, 2014 8:24 pm

Indiana turnout not affected by voter ID requirement

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's nearly decade-long experiment requiring voters produce photo identification to obtain a ballot likely isn't to blame …

August 31, 2014 9:30 pm

Hour Glass museum hosts Ogden Dunes Stories Project

Hour Glass museum hosts Ogden Dunes Stories Project

OGDEN DUNES | The history of a Northwest Indiana beach community was on display Sunday at the Hour Glass Museum.

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Portage schools superintendent invites residents for coffee and a chat

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools Superintendent Richard Weigel is inviting residents to have a chat over a cup of coffee.

August 30, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana health insurance marketplace set to offer many more plans

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers purchasing health insurance on Indiana's federally run marketplace next year will select from at least 975 plans offer…

August 28, 2014 5:45 pm

Talent sought for chorus and youth orchestra auditions

MUNSTER | Talented vocalists and young musicians are welcome at upcoming auditions for the Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus and Northwest Ind…

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Portage Township Assessor reminds residents of appeal process

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | The Portage Township Assessor’s Office would like to remind Portage Township residents that notice of assessments were mail…

August 12, 2014 12:00 am

National S'mores Day

National S'mores Day

August 08, 2014 8:54 pm Photos

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Annuity changes could have been worse

INDIANAPOLIS | The annuity options for retiring public employees, including teachers, may have been much worse if it wasn't for the interventi…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

National Izaak Walton Honors Local Ikes

PORTER COUNTY | At their 2014 national convention in Buena Park, California, the Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) honored northwest India…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Bridge tourney winners announced

PORTAGE | The Portage Area Bridge O-Rama Committee has announced its year-end winners from the annual bridge tournament.

July 31, 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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Township looks to improve parks, senior center

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Portage Township officials have plans -- big plans -- to improve its two parks and senior center.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Pence: No need for state health exchange, despite court ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has no qualms about his decision to not create a state health exchange under the Affordable Care Act, even afte…

July 25, 2014 4:58 pm

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

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.

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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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