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Chesterton woman overcomes traumatic accident to help others

CHESTERTON | Sara Franiak has heard every cliche in the book.

July 06, 2014 10:00 pm

Foundation kicking off effort to endow the arts

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation is kicking off a new effort aimed at benefiting the arts and improving the quality of life in Porter County.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am
New grad is first high schooler to earn child development credential

New grad is first high schooler to earn child development credential

Chesterton teen Carissa Fladeland is the first student in Porter County to receive a Child Development Associate credential while still in high school.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am

CHS graduation is Thursday

CHESTERTON | Chesterton High School will host its124th annual commencement exercises on Thursday, June 5 at 7 p.m. at the CHS Football Stadium.

June 04, 2014 1:46 pm
Tech center opens doors for teen interested in computer career

Tech center opens doors for teen interested in computer career

When Tate Kwiecinski learned of the Porter County Career and Technical Center, he jumped at the chance to attend.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Local girl reaches out to offer equal opportunities

CHESTERTON | Natalie Petro, a junior at Chesterton High School, has spent time in gym class working with children with special needs, and has an aunt diagnosed with autism, so she has made it her mission to help bring the community together through education and understanding.

June 02, 2014 10:52 am
Porter restaurant manager to show artistic side on TV show

Porter restaurant manager to show artistic side on TV show

PORTER | When Taylor Ricks was approached by a motorcycle designer from Dayton, Ohio, and asked to paint his bike for a television show, she didn't take him seriously at first.

May 30, 2014 11:08 pm Photos

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Chesterton High orchestra to perform concert Friday

The Chesterton High School Orchestra will present a pops concert at 6 p.m. Friday at the Chesterton Amphitheater at Coffee Creek.

May 28, 2014 5:20 pm
CHS Biology students test Little Calumet

CHS Biology students test Little Calumet

CHESTERTON | Students from Chesterton High School's Biology 1 Honors class taught my Cassie Wallace took water samples from the Little Calumet River near Brummitt Elementary School Saturday.

May 20, 2014 4:32 pm Photos

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Porter County police honor their own during service

Porter County police honor their own during service

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind. told Porter County Sheriff Department officers of a childhood ritual lovingly forced upon him by his mom, whose brother was a policeman.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kevin Kearney returns to Boston Marathon 18 years later, as a participant

Kevin Kearney returns to Boston Marathon 18 years later, as a participant

Eighteen years ago, Kevin Kearney sat on the edge of a roof five stories up watching the finish of the Boston Marathon with his mom as his dad, Steve, made his way to the line.

April 20, 2014 10:00 pm

JIM PETERS: Chesterton trio of teachers to run across Indiana for colleague Dan Paff

When George Mallory climbed Mount Everest in 1924, he was asked why he did it.

April 17, 2014 5:00 pm

Chesterton High School honor roll

CHESTERTON | Chesterton High School has recognized 968 students on the Honor Roll for earning at least a 3.00 grade point average for the third nine weeks'. Of those, 504 students are listed on the Principal's Honor Roll for earning a grade point average of 3.80 or higher for the third nine …

April 17, 2014 9:58 am
Teen takes action to add recycling and subtract hunger

Teen takes action to add recycling and subtract hunger

Alaina Patterson’s concern for the environment has blossomed into a successful recycling program and earned her the Girl Scout Silver Award.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Local students head to state competitions

Science Olympians and chess enthusiasts from Northwest Indiana schools are preparing for state tournaments this weekend.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am
Search for missing doctor turns to recovery mission

Search for missing doctor turns to recovery mission

EAGLE COUNTY, COLO. | After an extensive five-day search for Dr. James McGrogan, of Chesterton, the Eagle County Sheriff's Office announced late Wednesday the efforts are now focused on recovery rather than rescue.

March 19, 2014 7:23 pm Photos

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Chesterton man missing on hiking trip in Colorado

Chesterton man missing on hiking trip in Colorado

CHESTERTON | Emergency crews are searching for a Chesterton man who went missing Friday on a hiking trip in Colorado.

March 17, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Genetically modified food issues debated

Genetically modified food issues debated

A crowd listens to Chesterton High School's Jessica Ratel-Khan talk about the risks of genetically modified foods during a debate against Valparaiso High students sponsored by the Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group at the Porter County Administration Building in Valparaiso.

March 17, 2014 8:05 pm
Genetically modified food issues debated

Genetically modified food issues debated

Valparaiso High School's Luma Khabbaz, left, debates with Chesterton High's Jessica Ratel-Khan about the benefits and risks of genetically modified foods during a debate sponsored by the Valparaiso Chain of Lakes Watershed Group in Valparaiso.

March 17, 2014 8:06 pm
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