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Liberty Township

Porter hospital failed to obtain county fuel tank permits

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital did not secure the necessary county permits before installing two underground diesel fuel tanks at the site of its new facility at Ind. 49 and U.S. 6.

June 28, 2014 10:45 pm

Meadowbrook Nature Preserve doubles in size

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Shirley Heinze Land Trust has acquired an 80-acre parcel adjacent to the former Meadowbrook Girl Scout Camp it purchased in January 2013.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Hospital, taxpayers have lot at stake in property value fight

VALPARAISO | It does not take a lot of number crunching to understand why Porter Regional Hospital is putting up such a fight to lower the assessed value of its new facility, while attempting to keep 10 years of tax breaks from flat lining.

June 14, 2014 5:00 pm
Sunset Hill restoration improves park for everyone

Sunset Hill restoration improves park for everyone

Ground is broken on Thursday for the new Pond and Prairie Restoration Project at Sunset Hill Farms County Park.

June 05, 2014 11:25 am
Local man cave gets national attention

Local man cave gets national attention

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Jamie Wineland calls his eclectic collection of bygone days his way of maintaining history.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Portage man faces drunken driving, intimidation charges after arrest

Portage man faces drunken driving, intimidation charges after arrest

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A Portage man is facing a slew of charges after he was stopped Friday morning suspected of drunken driving.

May 30, 2014 2:45 pm
Appeals court upholds maximum sentence for child molester

Appeals court upholds maximum sentence for child molester

INDIANAPOLIS | A Porter County man convicted of Class C child molesting and sentenced to the maximum -- eight years in prison -- failed to persuade the Indiana Court of Appeals that he deserves a shorter prison term.

May 27, 2014 2:53 pm Related

HEALTH BRIEFS: Foster parents sought

MERRILLVILLE | An informational open house for prospective foster parents will take place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at The Patio restaurant, 7706 Broadway.

May 27, 2014 12:00 am

Driver spots sister's stolen car, holds suspect until police arrive

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A stolen car was recovered after the owner's brother spotted the car and followed it, holding the driver until police arrived.

May 15, 2014 5:01 pm
Police charge driver with DUI after plowing into house

Police charge driver with DUI after plowing into house

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A Liberty Township man was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated after driving into a home Saturday morning.

May 12, 2014 5:01 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Event to honor nurses

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Health Care System will host a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. tonight on the front lawn of Porter Regional Hospital, in recognition of National Nurses Week.

May 06, 2014 12:00 am
Inserted cardiac monitor replaces cumbersome traditional equipment

Inserted cardiac monitor replaces cumbersome traditional equipment

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A cardiac monitoring device about one-third the size of a AAA battery is available locally, helping cardiologists diagnose and monitor irregular heartbeats while providing patients a less-invasive procedure.

April 24, 2014 4:00 pm
Mobile home destroyed in fire

Mobile home destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | A mobile home was destroyed in a fire in Portage Wednesday morning.

April 23, 2014 11:44 am Photos

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Money stolen from church during Holy Week service

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Church employees returning from a Tuesday morning service discovered someone took offering money and personal cash from the church office.

April 16, 2014 4:00 pm
Porter Regional Hospital recognizes organ donors

Porter Regional Hospital recognizes organ donors

VALPARAISO | Rhonda Berger's 19-year-old daughter, Jennifer Spurgeon, died in an apartment fire five years ago.

April 15, 2014 5:28 pm Photos

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Valpo adopts plan for Ind. 49 corridor development

VALPARAISO | A presentation on how the land alongside the Ind. 49 corridor should be developed, including how some of it should be preserved, was presented Monday to members of Valparaiso's Plan Commission, Redevelopment Commission and Council.

April 14, 2014 9:30 pm
Bus leaves road, comes to rest in ditch

Bus leaves road, comes to rest in ditch

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A school bus slipped off the road and landed on its side in a ditch Monday afternoon.

April 14, 2014 5:34 pm Photos

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2 boys struck by pickup; man, 20, charged with DUI  counts

2 boys struck by pickup; man, 20, charged with DUI counts

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Two 14-year-old boys were injured, one seriously, when they were struck by a drunken driver Monday night, according to Porter County police.

April 01, 2014 6:15 pm
Fleeing suspect surrenders to Argo without a bite

Fleeing suspect surrenders to Argo without a bite

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A man fleeing police early Sunday morning finally decided it was better to give up than have the bite put on him by Officer Argo.

March 31, 2014 2:15 pm
Teachers, students ham it up for new reading program

Teachers, students ham it up for new reading program

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Students at Liberty Elementary School walked through the doors into the gymnasium for an assembly on Friday morning and gasped at what they saw.

March 21, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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