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Center Township

Center Twp. looking into new park south of U.S. 30

CENTER TOWNSHIP | A lot of development has occurred south of U.S. 30 in Center Township, but one thing the area needs is a park, Township Board Member Scott Tuft said.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Pay cuts planned for Center Twp. trustee, board

VALPARAISO | The new Center Township trustee and the board members will be paid less under the proposed 2015 budget introduced last week.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Center Twp. fire protection contract extended

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Fire Rescue will serve unincorporated Center Township for another five years at no cost increase according to terms of a contract making its way through the approval process.

October 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Early voting begins Tuesday morning

Lake and Porter County election officials have a dozen ways for voters to get a head start on this fall's election.

October 06, 2014 11:30 pm

Police: Man died of self-inflicted gunshot following incident of domestic violence

CENTER TWP. | Police said a man died Wednesday of a self-inflicted gunshot following an incident of domestic violence.

August 21, 2014 12:30 pm

Lake drainage board receives project bids

CROWN POINT | Four sanitary sewer and ditch maintenance projects moved forward a step with bids opened at Wednesday’s meeting of the Lake County Drainage Board.

August 20, 2014 4:16 pm

Porter County crime briefs

A fourth counterfeit $100 bill surfaces

August 19, 2014 12:00 am
Fire destroys home at Valpo area nudist club

Fire destroys home at Valpo area nudist club

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Investigators were expected to return today to a home in the Lake O' The Woods Club nudist colony that was destroyed by fire Saturday night.

August 03, 2014 5:28 pm Photos

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Townships get seats at public safety tax table

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council agreed Tuesday to provide eight suburban and rural fire and emergency medical service providers a share of the county's public safety income tax revenue.

July 08, 2014 7:15 pm
Appeals court upholds 50-year sentence for Porter County stabbing

Appeals court upholds 50-year sentence for Porter County stabbing

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Tuesday the 50-year sentence issued to a Valparaiso woman who brutally attacked a Center Township resident after he allowed her in to make a phone call following a traffic accident.

July 08, 2014 3:57 pm Related

Valpo woman dies from injuries suffered in Center Twp. crash

CENTER TWP. | A 66-year-old Valparaiso woman died early Saturday after suffering injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 9:40 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. 30 and Country Road 250 West, police said in a news release.

July 05, 2014 12:46 pm

Porter County crime briefs

Family reports dog stolen from Pine Township home

June 19, 2014 6:15 pm

Report of juveniles being approached unfounded

CENTER TOWNSHIP | A report that a stranger used the ruse of looking for a lost dog to approach three youngsters at a playground Wednesday afternoon turns out to be unfounded.

June 19, 2014 4:47 pm
Elderly woman drives into house near Sylvan Manor

Elderly woman drives into house near Sylvan Manor

CENTER TOWNSHIP | An elderly woman drove though Jack Lammertin's backyard and into the back of his neighbor's house Thursday afternoon. 

June 12, 2014 5:57 pm
Elderly lady drives into house near Sylvan Manor

Elderly lady drives into house near Sylvan Manor

An elderly woman drove her car through Jack Lammertin's backyard and into the back of his neighbor's house Thursday afternoon at the corner of County Road 150 North and Sylvan Drive in Center Township. Porter County police survey the damage.

June 12, 2014 4:39 pm

Center Twp. to limit board appointee terms

VALPARAISO | By a unanimous vote, the Center Township Board agreed to make an unwritten rule limiting the terms of its appointee to the Valparaiso School Board a written rule.

May 07, 2014 5:45 pm
Center Twp. votes to keep trustee job for now

Center Twp. votes to keep trustee job for now

CENTER TOWNSHIP | In a close race, Republican Party Co-chairman Doug Miller squeaked by former Valparaiso Councilman Bob McCasland, who in the past was kicked out of the party for not being Republican enough, in the primary for Center Township trustee.

May 06, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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McCasland wants to eliminate township government

McCasland wants to eliminate township government

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Doug Miller wants to be the first new person to hold the Center Township trustee position in 32 years. Bob McCasland wants to be the last to hold it.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Valpo votes to accept parochial school transfers

VALPARAISO | Jose Rios choked with emotion as he asked the school board to continue the policy of allowing the children of school employees to attend Valparaiso schools even if they live outside the city.

April 25, 2014 2:23 pm
Senate honors Landske for three decades of service

Senate honors Landske for three decades of service

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate honored state Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, and four other senators Tuesday who aren't seeking re-election and will end their combined 155 years of Senate service later this week.

March 11, 2014 6:30 pm Related
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