VALPARAISO | Jimmy's Cafe is no stranger to visits by the state's governors, and on Wednesday the Valparaiso eatery was packed with local pols eager to meet and greet with Gov. Mike Pence.
PORTAGE | Tim Kunstek, a Portage High School home school advisor, asked a group of fourth-graders Tuesday if they'd ever give his Comfort Dog Isaiah anything harmful.
It might sound odd, but the dinner table could be one of the best tools in fighting drug abuse and a number of other societal problems.
PORTAGE | Another Portage official has received a federal subpoena seeking information on city purchases.
PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department will likely be boosting its numbers by three in the coming months.
PORTAGE | The city was all ready to complete work in the Austin Hills subdivision left undone by the developer, but can't find a piece of paper necessary to provide funding for the project.
PORTAGE | Efforts to revitalize - even create - a downtown in the city aren't new.
VALPARAISO | For the first time since Porter County instituted a fee for recycling, businesses will have to pay along with residents beginning in January.
PORTAGE | With the funding for three major projects still up in the air, city officials may have to get creative.
PORTAGE | FBI officials made their second visit to the city Tuesday.
PORTAGE | There's little doubt that the city's police station could use an overhaul or that a new fire station along Central Avenue would be useful.
PORTAGE | At least one Portage Mall property owner is questioning whether the city truly intends to follow through on its promise to make improvements.
PORTAGE | Holladay Properties will market city-owned property here.
VALPARAISO | The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is poised to boost the annual fee charged of each household from $15 to $20.
PORTAGE | The city's designated stormwater coordinator resigned her duties Wednesday following a months-long squabble over some $3,000 in back pay.
PORTAGE | Some city officials here are worried the city is getting itself too deep into debt.
PORTAGE | Longtime Portage Realtor Leo Hatch Jr. has announced his bid for Portage mayor in the 2015 election.
PORTAGE | It appears improvements to the Portage Mall, financed by the city, are back on track.
PORTAGE | The city is looking to purchase the old Portage Little League Park on Evergreen Avenue, but only if they can maintain it.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission is continuing to explore options to finance improvements to Portage Mall property.
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