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Chickens must be kept in rear yards in Homewood

HOMEWOOD | The Village Board has adopted an ordinance that clarifies a previously approved rule allowing a maximum of six hens to be raised on residential property.

May 20, 2014 12:00 am

Limits on rental property inspections headed to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | Cities and towns across Indiana, including several region communities, are one signature away from losing their ability to vigorously regulate rental properties within their borders.

March 11, 2014 5:30 pm

Will Porter chicken issues come home to roost?

PORTER | Resident Eric Joll told the Town Council this week he doesn't want to run a-fowl of the law and hopes the town will reconsider its current ban on raising chickens.

August 14, 2013 6:55 pm

Chickens flying the coop over residential statutes?

People doing backyard bird watching aren't likely to see chickens in their subdivisions, but it could become more common if some local residents have their way.

June 01, 2013 8:55 pm
Thomas library staff present program on raising fowl at home

Thomas library staff present program on raising fowl at home

Library staff member Julie Bohannon speaks during a program covering how to raise and care for chickens on Thursday at Chesterton's Thomas Library.

March 28, 2013 7:34 pm
Thomas library staff present program on raising fowl at home

Thomas library staff present program on raising fowl at home

Library staff member Rhonda Mullin asks for a show of hands of current chicken owners during a program about how to raise and care for chickens on Thursday at Chesterton's Thomas Library.

March 28, 2013 7:33 pm
Thomas library staff present program on raising fowl at home

Thomas library staff present program on raising fowl at home

Evelyn Godinez, 8, of Chesterton, peeks at chickens in their cages before a demonstration about how to raise and care for chickens on Thursday at Chesterton's Thomas Library.

March 28, 2013 7:35 pm
2012 Halloween Costume Winners at Brookfield Zoo on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012

2012 Halloween Costume Winners at Brookfield Zoo on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012

Saturday's Brookfield Zoo 2012 costume winners from Oct. 27 include farm chickens, a dolphin trainer, an egg and chicken, the whale from the movie "Big Miracle," Jack from "Nightmare Before Christmas," a mad scientist, Snoopy and Woodstock, and three sushi rolls, including shrimp and salmon.

October 30, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Time for Round 2 of Brookfield Zoo's 2012 costume winners

OFFBEAT: Time for Round 2 of Brookfield Zoo's 2012 costume winners

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Animal Instinct: Family's Porter County home a refuge for healing wild animals

Animal Instinct: Family's Porter County home a refuge for healing wild animals

Animal rehab volunteer Glenn Wiles spreads seed for geese, chicken, and a lone duck to eat as peaceful dogs keep watch.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am

Many new state laws take effect Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly approved and Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 161 bills into law this year. Most take effect Sunday. 

June 29, 2012 6:15 pm

Fire damages Crown Point chicken coop

CROWN POINT | Fire hit a chicken coop and two other outbuildings at a property near West 117th Avenue and Burr Street early Wednesday, killing some of the chickens, fire officials said.

November 17, 2010 6:36 am
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