Jeffrin Lain, a Morgan Township Elementary School fourth-grade teacher, works with students as they measure distance on the Giant Traveling Map of Indiana on loan to her class for a week from the Geography Educators' Network in Indianapolis. From left is Xander Gring, Jonny Buyer and Danny Shirley.
Students in Jeffrin Lain's fourth-grade class searched for cities and towns on the Giant Traveling Map of Indiana on loan to her class for a week from the Geography Educators' Network in Indianapolis. Students could locate towns, research the five largest cities, check for birthplaces of fam…
Luke Hartley, 9, measures the length of the Ohio River on a Giant Traveling Map of Indiana on loan to Jeffrn Lain's fourth-grade class at Morgan Township Elementary School. Student found towns, researched the five largest cities, checked for birthplaces of famous people and discovered "oddba…
Plastic blocks, a single one representing 20,000 people, indicated populations of Indiana's five largest cities in Jeffrin Lain's fourth-grade class at Morgan Township Elementary School. The Giant Traveling Map from Geography Educators' Network in Indianapolis was on loan to Lain's class la…
A group of gun rights advocates gathers Saturday in front of the Porter County Government Complex in Portage to protest proposed gun control regulations and celebrate National Gun Appreciation Day. "We're using our First Amendment rights," said Tony Smith, of South Haven, who stood along Wil…
Jeff Perez, front, and Tony Smith, both of South Haven, stand along Willowcreek Road in Portage on Saturday afternoon to demonstrate against proposed gun control regulations. The group of local gun owners and hunters gathered Saturday in front of the Porter County Government Complex to prote…
MORGAN TOWNSHIP Washington Township's Sammie Higgins, left guards Morgan township's Trina Coleman during the first half of the Porter County Conference Basketball Tournament as Morgan Township plays Washington Township Friday night at MTHSl.
Morgan Township's Hannah Murphy grabs a rebound in the second half while Washington Township's Sammie Higgins defends.
Washington Township's Madeline Johnson grabs a rebound from Morgan Township's Trina Coleman, left and Courtney Osby on Friday night.
Washington Township's Madeline Johnson, left, grabs a rebound as Morgan Township's Courtney Osby looks on Friday night.
Morgan's Hannah Murphy grabs a defensive rebound against Washington Township on Friday night.
South Central's Morgan Wright chases Morgan Township's Trina Coleman in the girls' Porter County Conference tournament.
Morgan Township's Courtney Osby guards South Central's Riley Popplewell in the girls' Porter County Conference tournament.
Morgan Township's Trina Coleman is guarded by South Central's Riley Popplewell in the girls' Porter County Conference tournament.
South Central's Morgan Wright gets tripped up at the baseline by Morgan Township's Lauren Bobinski in the girls' Porter County Conference tournament.
South Central's Riley Popplewell, right, is one of two freshman starters for the youthful Satellites squad. S.C. will meet Culver Community in the opening round of the Class A Oregon-Davis Sectional.
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The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso is slated to be demolished soon.
A notice for demolition hangs on a window of the train depot in Valparaiso.
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