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Four underage drinkers arrested in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Four people were arrested and charged with underage drinking Sunday morning after a police officer spotted them out for a stroll.

September 09, 2014 10:23 am
Health care system names two directors

Health care system names two directors

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Two new directors have been hired within Porter Health Care System.

August 13, 2014 1:45 pm Photos

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Police: Three burglaries along 700 North

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Thieves broke into three homes Thursday morning along the 10 block of County Road 700 North. 

August 01, 2014 1:45 pm
Teen panhandling with infant faces neglect charges

Teen panhandling with infant faces neglect charges

PORTAGE | A teen mother was taken into custody on child neglect and other charges after police spotted her panhandling Monday afternoon with her baby.

July 30, 2014 11:00 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: Breast cancer support Aug. 6

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will host a support group for Hope & Healing, geared for people coping with breast cancer, whether newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor.

July 28, 2014 2:30 pm
Sunset Hill celebrates 80 years

Sunset Hill celebrates 80 years

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A Porter County landmark celebrated its 80th birthday Saturday.

July 26, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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HEALTH BRIEFS: Hospital offers babysitting classes

MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29. 

July 21, 2014 4:00 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Methodist Hospitals to host food fair, farmers market

GARY | In an effort to fight the obesity epidemic and educate residents about healthy eating and cooking, the Methodist Hospitals food services department will host a farmers market and food fair on four upcoming dates.

July 15, 2014 12:05 am

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
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