Comedian Jim Gaffigan, originally from Chesterton, has gotten a green light for a full season of his pilot comedy sitcom, "The Gaffigan Show," which is set to air on cable's TV Land in 2015.
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System will present Healthy Heart Diet classes in August. The free classes will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-healthy food, along with teaching basic heart healthy food preparation tips.
VALPARAISO | Porter Health Care System will offer bone density and blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index screenings in August.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following childbirth education classes in August:
South Shore train commuters who pay cash for tickets on board may feel the full brunt of the railroad's next fare increase, while those buying tickets electronically via ticket machine or mobile app would get discounts.
CHESTERTON | A small room in the basement of the Westchester Township History Museum holds snippets about the Duneland area during the Civil War.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in August:
VALPARAISO | The midway at the Porter County Fair is lined with vendors of all sorts: food, jewelry, the Lions Club. The midway is also lined with people, and while fairgoers search out their next source of entertainment, the vendors look on.
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. To be held on Tuesday, July 29, the tour will begin sharply at 6pm at Waterbird Banquet Center in Chesterton.
CHESTERTON | Porter County Highway and Rieth Riley Construction will close Porter LaPorte County Line Road from 6:30 a.m. Monday through 3:30 p.m. Tuesday from County Road 950 North to the Toll Road for asphalt paving.
VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital has been named a Screening Center for Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its commitment to improving lung cancer detection and care in Northwest Indiana.
PORTER | Members of the Porter Town Council discussed backyard chickens during Tuesday's meeting after a resident requested to change the ordinance in May.
CHESTERTON | On Wednesday, July 2, people filled Indiana Dunes State Park and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for the 6th Annual Fireworks on the Lakefront event.
CHESTERTON | The Duneland Chamber is asking everyone to help build the Fireworks on the Lakefront Fund for this year. Without your support, this cherished tradition is in danger of being cancelled.
VALPARAISO | On Saturday, Aug. 23, the Foundation for Molecular Medicine (FFMM) will host an outdoor festival at Sunset Hill Farm Park in Valparaiso featuring microbreweries from around Northwest Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Beginning at 7:30 a.m. the day starts off with a 5K fun-run, con…
Instead of photographs on her walls, Marian Sykes, 89, hangs rugs. Not just any rugs, though. These are rugs she designed and made herself based on her memories from when she lived in Chicago.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Indiana Dunes State Park will begin restoring the black oak savanna this summer in an effort to save the homes of the endangered Karner blue butterfly and other native species.
HEBRON | DeMotte Physicians of Porter Physician Group will present a free Health Fair & Cook Out from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at their new office at 630 N. Main Street, in Hebron.
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