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Portage Township hosts park clean-up event

SOUTH HAVEN | The Portage Township Park Department's fourth annual Community Team UP 2 Clean-Up event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am
Hollywood Midwest: Chicago provides a setting for recent and upcoming blockbusters

Hollywood Midwest: Chicago provides a setting for recent and upcoming blockbusters

When it comes to Chicago and Hollywood, 2013 has been the best of times and the worst of times.

November 03, 2013 9:00 am Photos

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Hollywood Midwest

Hollywood Midwest

When it comes to Chicago and Hollywood, 2013 has been the best of times and the worst of times. The city’s beloved critic and cultural icon Roger Ebert passed away, but the movies are very much alive and well in the Second City—especially in its streets and soundstages. In fact, when it come…

September 25, 2013 9:48 am Photos

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Lake Station to hire new parks and recreation chief

LAKE STATION | The city is looking to hire a new parks and recreation superintendent.

August 05, 2013 12:00 am

Lake Station councill to discuss approving $1.9 million in bonds

LAKE STATION | The City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in special session to consider final approval for two proposed bond issues totaling around $1.9 million, officials said.  The Park Board already has approved issuing the two bonds, Mayor Keith Soderquist said. "Basically we are aff…

June 24, 2013 8:17 pm
After opening-day setback, Field of Dreams getting broken in

After opening-day setback, Field of Dreams getting broken in

LAKE STATION | Being twice elected mayor of Lake Station, you could say Keith Soderquist knows a little about politics.

June 07, 2013 10:00 pm
Foundation plans bike trek to support Portage Twp. parks

Foundation plans bike trek to support Portage Twp. parks

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Members of the newly formed Friends of Portage Township are hoping to familiarize folks with themselves and what the township has to offer during an inaugural event next month.

April 13, 2013 6:30 pm
Lake Station mayor focuses on quality of life

Lake Station mayor focuses on quality of life

LAKE STATION | Residents thirsting for improved water quality will have it in place by spring 2014, Mayor Keith Soderquist said.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Event in Lake Station tonight celebrates Babe Ruth teams

LAKE STATION | The city is holding a baseball/softball registration event at 6 tonight at City Hall, 1969 Central Ave.

February 20, 2013 12:00 am

Lake Station baseball registration continues through Saturday

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Park Department is starting a new youth baseball league this month.

January 24, 2013 7:45 pm

Lake Station youth baseball signup scheduled Jan. 22-26

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Park Department is starting a new youth baseball league in January.

December 26, 2012 12:05 am
JOHN DOHERTY: Greenberg's dream emerges from moonlight of concussion

JOHN DOHERTY: Greenberg's dream emerges from moonlight of concussion

Field of Dreams is one of this native Bostonian's favorite movies. And not because main character Ray Kinsella of Iowa drives cross-country to Fenway Park — essentially bypassing Wrigley Field — to find the meaning of the messages he hears from “the voice.”

October 01, 2012 5:03 pm

Lake Station's 55-year-old Little League seeks representation on city's plan

LAKE STATION | Lake Station Little League president Karen Knight is hoping to get a call from Mayor Keith Soderquist.

September 27, 2012 9:44 pm
Lake Station, Little League reach agreement to use ball fields

Lake Station, Little League reach agreement to use ball fields

LAKE STATION | The city built new fields in the Field of Dreams complex hoping Little League would play there, Mayor Keith Soderquist said.

September 15, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Lake Station receives $18,000 grant to build playground at Field of Dreams

LAKE STATION | The city's Field of Dreams complex will soon sport a new playground and skate park, Mayor Keith Soderquist said.

July 03, 2012 7:39 pm
New playgrounds being installed

New playgrounds being installed

SOUTH HAVEN | Work continued Friday on the installation of new playground equipment at Haven Hollow Park along County Road 700 North.

October 14, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Park Board plans cookout Tuesday

PORTAGE | The Portage Township Park Board hit the ground running Tuesday evening, holding its first official meeting, getting an update on park projects and planning a session to meet with residents on future park development.

August 23, 2011 7:55 pm
Lives of two teens killed in crash not forgotten on anniversary of deaths

Lives of two teens killed in crash not forgotten on anniversary of deaths

DEMOTTE | Rachel Fisher, 5, won't let go of "Eric's bunny." The stuffed toy is named in honor of her big brother, Eric Sims, who was killed in a car crash a year ago today. Taylor Cavinder, killed in the same crash, also is remembered by shouts of "T-Cav" at softball games.

May 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Memorial to honor teenagers who died in crash a year ago

DEMOTTE | The families and friends of Eric Sims and Taylor Cavinder will hold a one-year memorial service in their honor at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Field of Dreams Park.

May 21, 2011 12:00 am

Field of Dreams still set to open later this spring

LAKE STATION | A new Little League sports complex should be ready by the time the upcoming season is ready to begin, the city's mayor said.

April 04, 2011 9:15 pm
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