PORTAGE | A local development and commercial construction firm has picked up three national awards. The Ross Group won a Top 10 Builders of the Year Award, a Volume Award for 2013 and an Accumulated Volume Award for sales over the past few years from Mississippi-based Ceco Building Systems.…
LAS VEGAS | A judge in Las Vegas extended a temporary ban Tuesday on a plan to raffle 27 puppies rescued from a pet shop fire, at least until he hears testimony from a man who claims store ownership and property rights over the animals.
Are we truly appreciating the living connections with our past before they themselves pass into history?
The "Stars of the Lakeshore" will come out Feb. 15 for the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce's awards dinner.
PORTAGE | Military veterans are invited to a free lunch this Veterans Day courtesy of Texas Roadhouse, 6130 U.S. 6.
MERRILLVILLE | Kennetha Purnell, 38, and her husband, Micheal Nichols, 41, were high school sweethearts who had just moved into their house with their two children, a family member said.
HOBART | A 29-year-old Hobart man rode his mountain bike while committing home burglaries, police said.
What is it about a tiny, fluffy kitten that makes them so hard to resist? For many, it's their looks. Appearance is one of the primary factors when choosing a feline friend, while dog owners tend to focus on size.
HOBART | A Hobart man reported several stolen items, including two handguns and ammunition, from his apartment, police said.
4-H member Emily Sears taught her dog, Holly, to sit, lie down, roll over, heel, stand on her hind legs, and even run through an obstacle course. Holly and Emily have been a successful team, winning Grand Champion in the Agility contest at last year’s Porter County Fair.
HOBART | The music man credited with developing a nationally ranked band program at Hobart High School is finally getting his noteworthy due after 27 years.
HOBART | Entertainer David Lopez will perform an Elvis tribute at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Revelli Bandshell at Festival Park, 222 E. Old Ridge Road.
CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, Crown Point's Joseph Sprague stood among the mourners as Col. John Wheeler was buried in a city ceremony that attracted more than 1,000 people.
On any given day during the Porter County Fair, chances are pretty good that you’ll spot 4-H member Alex Hughes. Hughes spends every possible hour at the fair, and might be seen in the Horse Arena wearing his signature cowboy hat, or at “Spuds-N-Moo” ordering himself a chili cheese dog.
HOBART | Deadline to sign up an entry for Hobart's Fourth of July parade is Friday.
LAPORTE | A man traveling a LaPorte-area highway wound up with his car covered in sauerkraut.
HOBART | A 19-year-old Gary man asked another man to burglarize the Hobart home of a friend, police said.
HOBART | A Hobart man reported a burglary at his unit at Public Storage, 4000 W. 37th Ave., police said.
HOBART | The Hobart Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards dinner April 12.
HOBART | Hobart police are hosting a Quarter Auction by the Quarter Queens at 5 p.m. on April 21 at American Legion Post 54, 208 S. Linda St. Doors open at 4.
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