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South Haven man charged with stealing copper from neighboring home

South Haven man charged with stealing copper from neighboring home

VALPARAISO | A 46-year-old South Haven man faces a felony burglary charge on accusations of stealing copper pipe from a vacant neighboring home.

July 09, 2014 11:30 am

South Haven man charged with disarming cop

South Haven man charged with disarming cop

VALPARAISO | A 27-year-old South Haven man faces numerous charges, including two felony counts of disarming a law enforcement officer, stemmin…

July 09, 2014 10:53 am

South Haven man charged with disarming cop

South Haven man charged with disarming cop

VALPARAISO | A 27-year-old South Haven man faces numerous charges, including two felony counts of disarming a law enforcement officer, stemmin…

July 09, 2014 10:53 am

Second youth charged in South Haven armed robbery

VALPARAISO | Another 17-year-old has been charged as an adult in connection with the March 29 armed robbery of the Family Express gas station …

July 09, 2014 10:31 am

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

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

Portage woman seeking to ease murder sentence

Portage woman seeking to ease murder sentence

VALPARAISO | A Portage woman is hoping to modify the 45-year prison sentence she was given in 2009 for shooting and killing an 82-year-old Sou…

June 30, 2014 3:45 pm

Blood drives planned in the area

The American Red Cross encourages blood donors to help prevent a summer shortage. Donors of all blood types are urged to schedule an appointme…

June 29, 2014 12:05 am

Chesterton man leads police on high-speed chase

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Chesterton man fled from police Sunday at speeds up to 95 mph on Ind. 130 and tried to out run officers before being shocke…

June 23, 2014 4:50 pm

Woman's plan to avoid sentencing foiled

VALPARAISO | An attempt by a Portage woman to avoid being sentenced for shooting and injuring a man in a South Haven bar nearly two years ago …

June 20, 2014 4:15 pm

Bike helmets distributed to 500 children

Bike helmets distributed to 500 children

Thanks to injury attorney Ken Allen, of the Kenneth J. Allen Law Group, 500 children will be riding their bikes with bike helmets this summer.

June 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Porter County Salvation Army needs help filling food pantry

SOUTH HAVEN | The pantry shelves at the Porter County Salvation Army headquarters aren't quite bare, but they are getting there.

June 18, 2014 6:06 pm

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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Porter County crime briefs

Two arrested after obstructing traffic, threatening cop

June 17, 2014 12:00 am

Local Habitat for Humanity to build two homes in South Haven this summer

Thanks to volunteers, two single mothers will find themselves in new homes later this year.

June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Register for cross country camp

SOUTH HAVEN | Portage Township Schools cross country coaches and runners will lead a cross country camp at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porte…

June 15, 2014 12:00 am

Portage woman faces more jail after failing to show for sentencing

Portage woman faces more jail after failing to show for sentencing

VALPARAISO | A Portage woman will likely face more time behind bars after failing to show up for her sentencing hearing for pleading guilty to…

June 13, 2014 11:30 am

Home detention given in child porn case

Home detention given in child porn case

VALPARAISO | A South Haven man was sentenced Tuesday to one year of home detention and nearly six years of probation after pleading guilty to …

June 10, 2014 2:15 pm

Portage man gathers history of Seven Dolors Shrine

Portage man gathers history of Seven Dolors Shrine

SOUTH HAVEN | Dave Lasayko remembers going to the Seven Dolors Shrine as a kid with his grandparents.

June 06, 2014 12:00 pm

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

Summer co-ed flag football league registration ends Wednesday

Summer co-ed flag football league registration ends Wednesday

PORTER COUNTY | Registration for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Summer Co-Ed Flag Football League ends Wednesday at the Portage, …

May 23, 2014 12:00 am

Fire that destroyed home called 'suspicious'

Fire that destroyed home called 'suspicious'

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | The fire that destroyed a residence Monday morning has been labeled suspicious by investigators.

May 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Launching careers: Family Express Corp. hosts tour for Boys & Girls Club

Launching careers: Family Express Corp. hosts tour for Boys & Girls Club

VALPARAISO | Freshly baked doughnuts served at the conclusion of a tour of the Family Express distribution center hit the spot for Bailey Ranta.

May 11, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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South Haven club members spend time helping the homeless

South Haven club members spend time helping the homeless

SOUTH HAVEN | South Haven Unit’s Torch Club members dedicated an entire Saturday to support the efforts of Pacific Gardens Mission.

May 09, 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

Jacob's Ladder looking for new home

SOUTH HAVEN | Jacob's Ladder is looking for a new home.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Battle of the Badges

Battle of the Badges

May 01, 2014 8:11 pm Photos

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Are you ready for some flag football?

Are you ready for some flag football?

PORTER COUNTY | Youth ages 6-13 can register to play in the flag football league offered by Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County this summe…

April 30, 2014 12:00 am

Rebuilding Together tackles South Haven home

Rebuilding Together tackles South Haven home

SOUTH HAVEN | Jason Reber, a contractor who has volunteered for Rebuilding Together Portage for two decades and now sits on their board, heard…

April 28, 2014 4:18 pm Photos

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Emergency radios donated to South Haven schools

SOUTH HAVEN | Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain recently donated two emergency call radios for South Haven and Saylor elementary schools.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

Pancakes and more

Pancakes and more

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

More than 60 volunteers help Team Up 2 Clean up

More than 60 volunteers help Team Up 2 Clean up

PORTER COUNTY | More than 60 volunteers participated in the Portage Township Park Department’s 4th annual Community Team-Up 2 Clean-Up event.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Ice cream social set for Saturday

SOUTH HAVEN | Gabriel's Horn and Altrusa of the Dunes are hosting an ice cream social fundraiser from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at South Haven Chri…

April 21, 2014 12:00 am

17-year-old faces charges in South Haven armed robbery

17-year-old faces charges in South Haven armed robbery

SOUTH HAVEN | A Gary teen has been waived to adult court and charged with last month's robbery of the Family Express gas station.

April 15, 2014 7:48 pm

Portage Township hosts park clean-up event

SOUTH HAVEN | The Portage Township Park Department's fourth annual Community Team UP 2 Clean-Up event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am

Teams needed for Battle of the Badges

Teams needed for Battle of the Badges

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-South Haven Unit is accepting reservations for teams from local police and fire department to comp…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Club holds Imagemakers photography program, contest for youth

Club holds Imagemakers photography program, contest for youth

VALPARAISO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter county, as part of its year-round Photography Program sponsored nationwide by Sony, held its ann…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Fire destroys barn in South Haven

SOUTH HAVEN | A large fire Saturday morning destroyed a barn on County Road 875 North near Ind. 149.

April 05, 2014 5:31 pm

Arrest made in Family Express armed robbery

SOUTH HAVEN | Porter County police have arrested a 17-year-old Gary boy in connection with the March 29 armed robbery of the Family Express here.

April 04, 2014 7:24 pm

Police release photos of South Haven armed robbery suspect

Police release photos of South Haven armed robbery suspect

VALPARAISO | Porter County police have released photos of a suspect in Saturday's armed robbery of the Family Express gas station at 363 West …

April 03, 2014 6:18 pm Photos

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Officer performs CPR, revives South Haven woman

Officer performs CPR, revives South Haven woman

SOUTH HAVEN | For the second time in a week, life-saving measures initiated by a Porter County sheriff’s deputy revived an unresponsive patient.

March 31, 2014 4:15 pm Related

Club members treated to a meal

Club members treated to a meal

SOUTH HAVEN | Our Lady of Sorrows Church members treated club and staff members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County–South Haven Unit to a meal.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

Police searching for Family Express armed robbery suspect

SOUTH HAVEN | Police are searching for a man who robbed at gunpoint the Family Express gas station Saturday night.

March 30, 2014 6:20 pm
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