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Local food blending company gains investors

Local food blending company gains investors

Necessity was the mother of invention for one local mother. When their feeding tube-fed son AJ could not keep down eight types of formula, Chesterton parents Julie and Tony Bombacino looked to the Internet for help.

July 27, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Chamber to host Duneland Personified Dinner Tour

CHESTERTON | Public tickets are now on sale to “Experience The Progressive Dinner: Duneland Personified,” the fifth dinner tour to be hosted by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Waterbird Banquet Center.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Glamping package part of fundraiser

Glamping package part of fundraiser

CHESTERTON |  In an unlikely pairing, a high-style interior designer and dirt-loving outdoor education center have teamed up to raise money to send deserving kids to camp. Together, they have assembled “The Ultimate Glamping Package.”

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Glamping package part of fundraiser

Glamping package part of fundraiser

 Shown is the tent, lanterns, sleeping bags and more, all part of the prize package.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Fire may close Third Coast Spice Cafe for a week

CHESTERTON | A popular Chesterton restaurant may be closed for about a week after a small kitchen fire Saturday night.

July 26, 2014 9:30 pm

National lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Concert, film series continues Aug. 1

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library’s free concert and family film series continues at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at the bandstand in Thomas Centennial Park, downtown Chesterton, with Cynthia Shelhart’s Traditional and Contemporary Celtic Harp Music.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Critique night planned

Local painter Mark VanderVinne will host critique night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Guests are welcome to show up, with no prior registration required. All ability levels and artistic styles are encouraged to attend. While VanderVinne is a painter, he will be able to ad…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Artists needed for show

CHESTERTON | During the month of August, the Chesterton Art Center will be preparing for ArtComp, a juried exhibition of local artists.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
Steamboats on the Kankakee River

Steamboats on the Kankakee River

Pictured is a boat towing logs on the Kankakee River.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Free admission to Porter County Fair after 6 p.m. Saturday

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Fair has experienced record attendance for the first eight days of the fair. The weather has been a huge help, states manager Kevin Hannon. Record breaking attendance for Jake Owen on last Friday night set the tone for the entire reign of the fair.

July 24, 2014 11:45 am

YMCA briefs

Valparaiso Family YMCA

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County crime briefs

Man arrested after resident reports 'moaning' in the woods

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Documents about blood-alcohol content in fatal crash will be allowed in court

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Criminal Court judge will allow crucial police documents to be presented during the trial of a man accused of driving drunk and killing a St. John woman. 

July 23, 2014 8:04 pm
Duneland Chamber hosts community awards

Duneland Chamber hosts community awards

CHESTERTON | Business leaders and community members gathered Wednesday at Sand Creek Country Club for the annual State of the Chamber Community Awards Luncheon to recognize those who have made exceptional contributions to the Duneland area.

July 23, 2014 4:27 pm Photos

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10-year 4-H members to be recognized at Porter County Fair

VALPARAISO | The Porter County 4-H program will recognize 45 10-year 4-H members during the Battle of the Barns at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Porter County Fair.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Register online for Duneland schools

Looking to register for Duneland schools online? Parents of returning students may now register their children online using the Parent Access Portal. Online registration is not required. Parents who wish to register their student in person may do so on the advertised dates and times for thei…

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County crime briefs

Dirt bike stolen from shed in Portage

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton boy, 2, dies after reported fall from trampoline

CHESTERTON | Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old Chesterton boy who died after what was reported as a fall from a trampoline last week.

July 22, 2014 5:00 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Hospital offers babysitting classes

MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29. 

July 21, 2014 4:00 pm
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