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Police receive additional calls about suspicious vehicles in Porter County

PORTER COUNTY | A day after Porter County and Valparaiso police reported suspicious drivers near school bus stops, several residents reported …

September 25, 2014 3:35 pm

Traffic moving slowly on U.S. 6 after gas line rupture

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Traffic began moving slowly on U.S. 6 east of Ind. 149 Wednesday after being closed for nearly 20 hours.

September 24, 2014 6:30 pm

Traffic moving slowly on U.S. 6 after gas line rupture

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Traffic began moving slowly on U.S. 6 east of Ind. 149 Wednesday after being closed for nearly 20 hours.

September 24, 2014 6:30 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

Woman reports man was staring through bedroom window

SOUTH HAVEN | A South Haven woman saw a man standing outside her bedroom window for the third time Tuesday morning.

September 23, 2014 2:00 pm

Porter County police seek driver of suspicious van

SOUTH HAVEN | A South Haven woman reported to the Porter County Sheriff's Department that her two sons were approached by a man in a van as sh…

September 22, 2014 7:00 pm

Three injured in South Haven accident, child airlifted

Three injured in South Haven accident, child airlifted

SOUTH HAVEN | Three people were injured, including a child who was airlifted to a South Bend hospital following a crash Monday morning at Ind.…

September 22, 2014 2:44 pm Photos

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Educators invited to Financial Literacy Fair

MERRILLVILLE | All educators in areas where Centier Bank has a presence are invited to attend the ninth annual Financial Literacy Fair for Edu…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County week ahead briefs

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September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Youths smash church windows, damage pole barn with ax

Youths smash church windows, damage pole barn with ax

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Two teens dressed in Mortal Kombat Halloween costumes smashed four windows with an ax Wednesday afternoon at the South Have…

September 18, 2014 4:00 pm

Police seek public's help indentifying men in store surveillance photos

Police seek public's help indentifying men in store surveillance photos

SOUTH HAVEN | Police on Wednesday released surveillance photos that show two men wanted in connection with the passing of counterfeit bills at…

September 17, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

MERRILLVILLE | Top-flight athletes are not the only ones to hear a recruiting speech.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Two arrested after South Haven fight

Two arrested after South Haven fight

SOUTH HAVEN | Two men involved in a fight in were arrested after they ran from police, but were tracked down as officers followed a trail of b…

September 15, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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10-year sentence issued in infant sex case

10-year sentence issued in infant sex case

VALPARAISO | James Glanders is just 22 years old, but will spend the rest of his life living under the restrictions of a sexually violent predator.

September 15, 2014 12:18 pm

Salvation Army soliciting vendors for fall bazaar

SOUTH HAVEN | The Salvation Army Porter County Corps Community Center invites the public, local businesses and families to sell wares, new or …

September 13, 2014 8:00 pm

Luring kids to the hobby of fishing

Luring kids to the hobby of fishing

SOUTH HAVEN | Jim Holman held a rope above the group of children assembled at a picnic shelter at Field of Dreams Park on a chilly Saturday mo…

September 13, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Park named in honor of veterans' advocate

Park named in honor of veterans' advocate

SOUTH HAVEN | The Jim H. Lynch Park was dedicated Sunday in honor of a man who devoted his life to serving others and supporting veterans.

September 07, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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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

Attacking ALS with ice

Attacking ALS with ice

August 27, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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County officials at odds over flood funding

SOUTH HAVEN | The flooding in South Haven Friday that temporarily closed U.S. 6 and resulted in 16 residents having to be rescued from their h…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

South Haven residents rescued, as officials address Friday's flooding

South Haven residents rescued, as officials address Friday's flooding

SOUTH HAVEN | After nearly 6 inches of rain early Friday caused flooding, evacuations and road closures around Porter County, residents and el…

August 22, 2014 6:10 pm Photos

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South Haven siblings' death appear to be natural

SOUTH HAVEN | The deaths of two siblings in a South Haven apartment appear to be natural.

August 22, 2014 2:04 pm

Fall league registration set

Fall league registration set

Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s Fall Soccer and Basketball League registration has begun for Valparaiso’s Club’s basketball program.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Siblings found dead in apartment

SOUTH HAVEN | A brother and sister in their 60s were discovered dead Thursday afternoon in their South Haven apartment.

August 21, 2014 8:15 pm

Police: South Haven man arrested after hiding drugs on his body

Police: South Haven man arrested after hiding drugs on his body

PORTAGE | Shawn Walker is facing charges of possession of a synthetic drug after he was arrested early Thursday morning.

August 21, 2014 11:45 am

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

Environmentalist earns service award by reaching out to youth

Environmentalist earns service award by reaching out to youth

Abe Paluch, 62, enjoys sharing his knowledge of environmental protection as a volunteer with the Boys & Girls clubs in Valparaiso and South Haven.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

South Haven man pleads guilty to child molesting

South Haven man pleads guilty to child molesting

VALPARAISO | A 48-year-old South Haven man pleaded guilty Monday to molesting a girl under the age of 14.

August 18, 2014 11:10 am

Kid's fishing workshop offered

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Portage Township Parks is offering a Kid’s Fishing Workshop at Field of Dreams Park, 402 W. County Road 700 North.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

VU volleyball team 'serves' up fun with one-day camp for club members

VU volleyball team 'serves' up fun with one-day camp for club members

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University’s Volleyball Team took time from their practice schedule to offer a one-day camp to members of Boys & G…

August 15, 2014 12:00 am

Boys & Girls Club launches students into communications

Boys & Girls Club launches students into communications

PORTAGE | Two members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County won free trips to Los Angeles where they got behind-the-scenes looks at m…

August 13, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Police: Young boy shot with BB gun

SOUTH HAVEN | Police believe a 4-year-old boy was shot with a BB gun Sunday night while walking outside with his mother.

August 12, 2014 10:59 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

South Haven man jumped, gun stolen

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A 24-year-old South Haven man told police three men jumped him outside his home Saturday night and stole a shotgun he had f…

August 11, 2014 11:45 am

Veterans' needs highlighted at local festival

Veterans' needs highlighted at local festival

SOUTH HAVEN | New Jersey resident Eric Peters received the type of warm welcome Saturday at American Legion Post 502 that he had hoped to get …

August 02, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Stuff the Bus gets kids ready for school

Stuff the Bus gets kids ready for school

SOUTH HAVEN | It’s time to break out the paper, pens, crayons and rulers.

August 01, 2014 5:38 pm Photos

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Great Futures Balloon launch takes off

Great Futures Balloon launch takes off

HOBART | More than 200 blue balloons invaded the blue skies Thursday afternoon along County Line Road.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Woman reports strong-arm robbery in South Haven

SOUTH HAVEN | Porter County police are investigating the report of a strong-arm robbery reported early Tuesday morning.

July 29, 2014 11:40 am

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

South Haven Unit's Torch and Keystone clubs raise money for Hannah’s Hope

VALPARAISO | South Haven Unit’s Torch and Keystone Club members are dedicated to taking care of others’ needs and giving back to the community.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

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

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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