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Steelwheels BMX sponsors race to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

PORTAGE | Steelwheels BMX will host the Race for Life at Imagination Glen Park, 2190 Ind. 149.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am
BLIZZARD BUSTING: Get outside and live wintertime!

BLIZZARD BUSTING: Get outside and live wintertime!

Snow crunches underfoot and every breath is a bite from the cold, crisp apple of air.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Porter County crime briefs

Vehicle scanners stolen from shed in Portage

October 16, 2013 6:45 pm

Money missing from Portage Parks Department

PORTAGE | A money bag containing an undisclosed amount of cash was reported missing from the Portage Parks Department Tuesday morning.

October 16, 2013 10:30 am
Some 80 youngsters learn how to keep safe in the water in Portage

Some 80 youngsters learn how to keep safe in the water in Portage

PORTAGE | Hannah Brown, 15, watched as safety officials described the difference between a drowning as portrayed by Hollywood on television, and what a real drowning looks like, all the while envisioning horrible scenes from last summer when one of her closest friends drowned in the waters o…

June 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Garden grows to teach, help others at Woodland Park

Garden grows to teach, help others at Woodland Park

PORTAGE | Allen Hagan is hoping everyone will come out to see the new community garden at Woodland Park.

May 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Linden log cabin finds a new home

Linden log cabin finds a new home

PORTAGE | The Linden log cabin has found a new home.

May 04, 2013 7:10 pm Photos

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Linden log cabin looking for a home

Linden log cabin looking for a home

PORTAGE | The Linden log cabin is ready for a another journey, it just needs a permanent home.

April 09, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Historical museum, new exhibits

Historical museum, new exhibits

PORTAGE | With a few strokes of her brush, muralist Theresa Channell-Moore worked to bring to life an exhibit at the Portage Community Historical Society's Alton Goin Museum.

March 26, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Portage parks leader sees growth in 2013

Portage parks leader sees growth in 2013

PORTAGE | More than 10,000 people participated in recreation and sports programs through the Portage Parks Department last year.

February 27, 2013 12:00 am
Portage parks brings the turf indoors

Portage parks brings the turf indoors

PORTAGE | The Portage Parks Department is bringing a little of the outside indoors.

January 27, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Parks to hire new assistant superintendent

PORTAGE | The Portage Parks Department will be searching for a new assistant superintendent after Dave Byers turned in his resignation last week.

September 17, 2012 8:20 pm

BMX groups are hosting free event on Saturday in Portage

PORTAGE | In honor of Olympic Day, Imagination Glen BMX and the Portage Parks Department will offer free practice, racing, bikes, helmets and snacks at Imagination Glen BMX on Saturday.

June 19, 2012 10:45 pm

Lakefront park's popularity adds features

PORTAGE | No one knew a few years ago when the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk site of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore opened that it would become one of the Indiana Dunes' most popular destinations.

June 02, 2012 6:22 pm

Portage parks officials accepting credit card payments for fees

PORTAGE | Portage parks officials now are accepting credit and debit cards to pay for programs and rentals.

May 23, 2012 6:34 pm
New Portage parks superintendent setting goals, procedures

New Portage parks superintendent setting goals, procedures

PORTAGE | Jenny Orsburn said her first two months on the job as superintendent of the Portage Parks Department have been full of questions.

March 24, 2012 8:00 am

Community Market will return with some revisions

PORTAGE | The Portage Community Market will return this summer with slight changes.

March 12, 2012 12:00 am

Parks seek artists for fall fine arts show

PORTAGE | The Portage Parks Department is seeking artists to exhibit their works Oct. 6 and 7 during the annual Harvest Festival Fine Arts Show at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am

Community garden idea sprouts in Portage

PORTAGE | The Portage Parks Department is looking for residents interested in participating in a community garden.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am

Parks to receive trees through grant

PORTAGE | The parks department will be receiving a grant to provide 17 trees to be planted at two of the city's parks.

October 08, 2011 6:10 pm
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