Ellen Askren, route coordinator for Portage Township Schools, monitors one of the buses on its route with the recently installed GPS system, which allows parents to track the bus on their computer or smart phone.
There might be more than corn in Indiana, but corn is still the king of the crops.
With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…
PORTAGE | City officials will have the ability to better track where some city vehicles are going or where they've been.
As a veteran, top-ranked marathon runner and triathlete, Bill Pauley is used to racing against time, but he's been involved in a different race this year. A race to save lives.
HOBART | A Hobart man has been charged with theft after he allegedly sold a stolen GPS device to a Lake Station pawn shop, police said.
Governments always needs more money, and legislators stay up nights thinking of ways to make us pay more even if it means we're paying for doing what's right.
Like our Indiana Legislature, I'm having a hard time adjusting to the 21st century. Unlike the Legislature, I was copacetic with the 20th century while they are reluctant to leave the 19th.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board this week approved a five-year lease/purchase agreement to equip all district buses with GPS equipment.
A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech.
The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children.
People aren't so sure why their numerous gift hints year after year yield a big fat nothing, even when their sought-after treasures aren't out-of-this-world expensive.
After a tour of the spiffy new Porter hospital, a visitor can't help but react with jaw-dropping amazement and say, "What do you mean no doughnuts in the coffee shop!"
HOBART | Items were removed during three vehicle break-ins between Sunday night and Monday morning at Hampshire Park apartments, 400 N. Lake Park Ave., police said.
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CROWN POINT | Lake County officials will make another attempt to free the county's get-out-of-jail bracelet system from judicial disfavor.
VALPARAISO | The ChicaGo Dash buses could be adding another service by the end of summer: a GPS tracking system to help anyone waiting for a bus know where it is.
VALPARAISO | The city's website is getting a whole new look when it launches late today, and it will be easier to use and prettier to look at, according to Valparaiso Information Technology Director Ron Ziolkowski.
The Great Recession might have delayed the onslaught of mobile devices as a driver of our digital culture, but 2011 will be the year when many aspects of our lifestyles are influenced by mobile communications:
An emergency dispatcher uses several monitors to keep track of ambulances at Prompt Ambulance Service in Highland.
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