INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, revealed Wednesday she has been diagnosed with lung cancer but plans to continue representing south Lake, Newton and Benton counties in the Senate as she has since 1984.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a request for time off the 54-year prison term issued to a Porter County man who convinced his girlfriend to molest a child and send him photographs of the act.
VALPARAISO | Clerk-Treasurer Sharon Swihart is the only elected official who will receive a pay increase in 2014 under the salary ordinance approved by the City Council.
CROWN POINT | The Center Township Board of Trustees plans to meet at 6 p.m. Monday to consider adopting the 2014 budget.
VALPARAISO | Public hearings on budgets for governmental units don't usually inspire comments from the public. On Oct. 14, Valparaiso residents will have twice as much not inspire them.
VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board voted to contribute $5,000 a year for two years to the county effort to end homelessness, but might not be able to give Valparaiso Schools $700 for a month of drug testing.
There will be two road closures in Porter County today because of scheduled work.
CROWN POINT | Center Township Trustee Paul Bremer and members of the township advisory board recently said they will not seek raises in 2014.
VALPARAISO | Porter Superior Court Judge William Alexa accepted a plea agreement from Tara Tryon on Friday morning before security officers handcuffed and led her off to prison.
CENTER TOWNSHIP | Two men were arrested Sunday morning after several residents reported thefts from the vehicles in the area of Gentile Court and Hampton Manor Drive.
Northwest Indiana's public libraries have been anything but quiet in recent years.
VALPARAISO | As proponents of an elected school board continue to gather signatures, a change could be coming in how the appointed board is selected.
CROWN POINT | Center Township officials will meet Monday for the first time under the leadership of Trustee Paul Bremer.
VALPARAISO | Center Township residents interested in being appointed to the school board now have several ways to apply for the job.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Superior Court Judge Roger Bradford ordered Eric Moser held without bond until a special judge is appointed by the Indiana Supreme Court.
VALPARAISO | The City Council held five public hearings on different issues, most involving spending tax money, at Monday's meeting without garnering any public comments.
VALPARAISO | In what seems like a case of deja vu all over again, the city on Monday held the first of the required three public hearings on forming a fire protection territory with Center Township.
VALPARAISO | The city and Center Township have signed what is expected to be the final contract for the city to provide fire service to the entire township.
VALPARAISO | It only took two ballots to declare a winner in the six-way battle to fill the vacancy on the Center Township Board.
VALPARAISO | Center Township Republican Party co-chairman Mike Simpson at first feared no one would want to fill the township board vacancy. He needn't have worried.
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