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Porter County Fair

Porter County Fair

Anne Good, 15, of Valparaiso, gets her hair done as she gets ready to show her pigs in the 4-H swine show at the Porter County Fair.

July 24, 2014 8:13 am
Porter County Fair

Porter County Fair

Tyler Banks, 6, of Wanatah, washes a family pig to show in the 4-H swine show at the Porter County Fair.

July 24, 2014 8:13 am
Porter County Fair

Porter County Fair

A pig waits to be shown in the 4-H swine show at the Porter County Fair.

July 24, 2014 8:14 am
Porter County Fair

Porter County Fair

Isabella Bryan, 6, and her brother, Braden Bryan, 5, 4-H Explorers from Valparaiso, show off their outfits for the 4-H swine show at the Porter County Fair. Isabella showed a pig at the show.

July 24, 2014 8:14 am
FROM the FARM: Mom's Day menu deserves lobster pot pies

FROM the FARM: Mom's Day menu deserves lobster pot pies

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Local pork producers protect pigs from epidemic

Local pork producers protect pigs from epidemic

The price of pork has been pushed up by a virus that has killed millions of baby pigs nationwide over the winter.

April 10, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Razor blades reportedly found in school food scraps given to pig farmer

MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City area woman is keeping an eye on her pigs after noticing razor blades in the food scraps from a school that she feeds them.

September 10, 2013 8:00 pm

Sows at agritourism location shouldn't be violated

I bet you won't be surprised to hear who was behind the greatly anticipated Pig Adventure opening at Fair Oaks Farms, a factory farm pig breeding Disneyland marketed to kids and their parents.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am

Fair Oaks Farms shouldn't put sows on display

Hogust is absolutely disgusting and sad. Imagine if we did the same thing to pregnant women — immobilized them and put them on display.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am
Fair Oaks officially kicks off new Pig Adventure

Fair Oaks officially kicks off new Pig Adventure

FAIR OAKS | Executives and elected officials gathered at Fair Oaks Farms on Monday for the grand opening of its agritourism destination, Pig Adventure. 

August 05, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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People don't need farms, animal flesh to live

Your story on Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks Farm came to my attention, and I would just like to say that I wish I could have talked to the young boy whose picture appeared (with his back to the viewer) as he looked over the sow barn.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Farm neighbor was dedicated to kitchen craft

FROM the FARM: Farm neighbor was dedicated to kitchen craft

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

July 17, 2013 12:00 am
Fair Oaks, Belstra venture to create Fair Oaks Pig Adventure

Fair Oaks, Belstra venture to create Fair Oaks Pig Adventure

A joint venture will break ground next month between Fair Oaks Farms and Belstra Milling Co. to tell the story of pig production in the same way the Fair Oaks Dairy Adventure has successfully educated half a million visitors annually about Fair Oaks' dairy operation.

April 04, 2012 3:00 pm Photos

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Pig's on the lam in St. John

ST. JOHN | One pig is on the loose and one penned at a south suburban farm after St. John police received a call Thursday about two pigs running free on a St. John road.

September 23, 2011 9:00 pm

Ramp linking Toll Road, Borman may reopen after Labor Day

INDIANAPOLIS | A key ramp connecting the Indiana Toll Road to the Borman Expressway could reopen after Labor Day, though state transportation officials remain undecided on the ultimate fate of the road.

August 19, 2011 4:30 pm Related
Robinson's Pig Paddling Porkers

Robinson's Pig Paddling Porkers

Potbellied pigs emerge from their racing pool Friday at Robinson's Pig Paddling Porkers at the Lake County Fair in Crown Point.

August 12, 2011 4:25 pm
Robinson's Pig Paddling Porkers

Robinson's Pig Paddling Porkers

The crowd watches four potbellied pigs race around a track Friday at Robinson's Racing Pigs at the Lake County Fair in Crown Point.

August 12, 2011 4:25 pm
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