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Lansing joins chorus of police warning of IRS phone scam

LANSING | Police in Lansing have joined several other region agencies in warning residents of a phone scam involving a person who claims to wo…

July 22, 2014 6:13 pm

Police: Crown Point man fled one accident, crashed into trees

Police: Crown Point man fled one accident, crashed into trees

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Crown Point man was arrested after police said he fled from one accident and got into a second accident Wednesday afternoon.

June 26, 2014 1:15 pm

Police: Crown Point man fled one accident, crashed into trees

Police: Crown Point man fled one accident, crashed into trees

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Crown Point man was arrested after police said he fled from one accident and got into a second accident Wednesday afternoon.

June 26, 2014 1:15 pm

Photography Club exhibit open through June at Deep River

HOBART | Lake County Parks Photo club members Victor Grimes, of Gary; Sandor Voo of Wheeler; Jim Rettker, of Crown Point; Beverly and Tom Zmig…

June 25, 2014 12:00 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

Porter County Crime Briefs

Valpo youth, 13, accused of battering police officer

June 19, 2014 12:05 am

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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Union Township fire under investigation

Union Township fire under investigation

UNION TOWNSHIP | An early morning fire that destroyed a bi-level house, garage, shed and vehicle at 772 W. County Road 50 North remains under …

June 17, 2014 11:10 am

Wheeler 2012 graduate will bike to raise money, awareness for cancer

Wheeler 2012 graduate will bike to raise money, awareness for cancer

UNION TOWNSHIP | Each summer, roughly 100 University of Texas students embark on the Texas 4000, the longest annual charity bicycle ride.

June 17, 2014 10:12 am Photos

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Porter County crime briefs

Two arrested after obstructing traffic, threatening cop

June 17, 2014 12:00 am

Union Township School Board member resigns to focus on county campaign

UNION TOWNSHIP | The Union Township School Board is accepting applications to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Michael Jessen last week.

June 16, 2014 12:45 pm

Retiring teacher inspires Wheeler High graduates

Retiring teacher inspires Wheeler High graduates

WHEELER | The focus of high school graduations normally is the senior class, but a speaker stole the show Sunday at the 2014 Wheeler High Scho…

June 08, 2014 5:50 pm Photos

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Fundraiser planned June 14 for former business owner

SOUTH HAVEN | Just four months ago, George Wagner was feeling fine.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Shorewood kicks off healthy Memorial Day weekend

Shorewood kicks off healthy Memorial Day weekend

UNION TOWNSHIP | Karen Marando was impressed after taking a close-up look Saturday morning at the medical helicopter that landed near the Shor…

May 24, 2014 11:05 am Photos

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Principal gets high-flying send off

Principal gets high-flying send off

UNION TOWNSHIP | Principal Phyllis Allison's retirement party Thursday was no flight of fancy.

May 22, 2014 5:40 pm Photos

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Dustin McCowan's father files for bankruptcy

Dustin McCowan's father files for bankruptcy

HAMMOND | Joseph McCowan, father of convicted murderer Dustin McCowan, has filed for bankruptcy, according to federal court records.

April 24, 2014 9:50 am

Appellate court upholds McCowan murder conviction

Appellate court upholds McCowan murder conviction

VALPARAISO | The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and 60-year prison sentence of Dustin McCowan in the 2011 shooting death o…

April 24, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Harlem Wizards give Union Twp. schools boost

Harlem Wizards give Union Twp. schools boost

UNION TOWNSHIP | Union Center Elementary School and John Simatovich Elementary jointly hosted the Harlem Wizards basketball team as a fundrais…

April 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Police arrest Union Township man on second try

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Union Township man who eluded police on Tuesday was arrested Wednesday night after trying a second time to run from police.

March 13, 2014 1:30 pm

Water main break closes Ind. 130 in Center Township

PORTER COUNTY | Porter County police are reporting Ind. 130 is closed between Ind. 149 and County Road 250 West for a water main break.

March 13, 2014 8:43 am

Police: Woman allowed wanted man to escape

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Union Township woman was arrested after police said she hid her boyfriend from police.

March 12, 2014 7:44 pm

Cardiac rehab 'royalty' named

Cardiac rehab 'royalty' named

HOBART – Joyce Fugate, of Hobart, and Dennis Hollister, of Wheeler, understand the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation, and are reaping “royalt…

March 10, 2014 12:00 am

Wheeler High senior tracks town's past

Wheeler High senior tracks town's past

VALPARAISO | An 18-year-old history buff and local high school student is the creator of a new exhibit at the Porter County Museum.

March 01, 2014 7:20 pm Photos

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