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Freaky Fun Zombie Run planned

Freaky Fun Zombie Run planned

PORTAGE | The Portage Parks & Recreation Foundation will be hosting a 5K extreme, but fun run, the 3rd Annual Freaky Fun Zombie Run, at 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Runners will experience the challenge of one of Imagination Glen’s Outback Trails, as well as several strategically placed obstacles. Ru…

6 hours ago
Freaky Fun Zombie Run planned

Freaky Fun Zombie Run planned

The third annual Freaky Fun Zombie Run begins at 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at Imagination Glen in Portage.

6 hours ago
Using netbooks

Using netbooks

Central Elementary kindergartners in Portage use netbooks to enhance learning in the classroom.

6 hours ago
PHS band performs at Lucas Oil Stadium

PHS band performs at Lucas Oil Stadium

The Pride of Portage Marching Band performed Sept. 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Band performed its 2014 show titled Legends of the East as part of the Lake Central vs. Portage football game. Assistant Principal Michael DePasquale performed the National Anthem with the band.  

13 hours ago
Open communication is key

Open communication is key

Richard Weigel

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Open communication is key

Open communication is key

The return to school is a highlight of the year for so many of us. It was exciting to have the students return to school a few weeks ago. As professional educators, our lives are more fulfilled when the students are in the buildings.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Now I know my ABCs

Now I know my ABCs

Students in Pam Cochran’s kindergarten class at Myers Elementary School in Portage start the school year practicing and learning the alphabet.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
'Now I know my ABCs'

'Now I know my ABCs'

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Family Day to promote parental engagement with children

Empower Porter County invites families to celebrate national Family Day on from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 21. This celebration kicks off their Around the Table initiative at four locations throughout Porter County: Valparaiso YMCA, Duneland YMCA, Portage YMCA, and Union Township Middle School/Wheeler H…

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Portage man admits sexual contact with underage girl

Portage man admits sexual contact with underage girl

VALPARAISO | A 35-year-old Portage man pleaded guilty Friday to having sexual contact with the underage daughter of a friend.

September 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Portage High School Tribe Pride winners

Portage High School Tribe Pride winners

PORTAGE | Portage High School strives to encourage good grades, good attendance, and good citizenship through various means. We are committed to rewarding students who make good choices. Our Tribe Pride incentive program was developed to do just that. Each month we draw the names of 15-25 st…

September 12, 2014 4:32 pm Photos

Photos

The evolution of business education

The evolution of business education

Portage High School sophomore Kyle Feeney looks over a textbook while learning a computer program during class in this 2001 file photo.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Portage council, commission take a close look at projects, financing

PORTAGE | The City Council and Redevelopment Commission took a close look at three projects Thursday night.

September 11, 2014 10:30 pm

Portage police file answer in federal suit over police dog attack

HAMMOND | A Calumet City man is suing the Portage Police Department in U.S. District Court over what he contends was a brutal attack by a police dog during his apprehension.

September 11, 2014 9:21 pm

Porter County coroner seeks information on locating relatives of deceased woman

PORTAGE | The Porter County coroner's office is seeking the public's help in locating relatives of a deceased Portage woman.

September 11, 2014 4:23 pm
6. Lake Central (7) 2-1

6. Lake Central (7) 2-1

L.C. prevailed against Portage in Indianapolis. The trip is shorter Friday night, but the challenge is tougher with Crown Point in a pivotal DAC game. Pretender or contender? We'll find out.

September 11, 2014 3:30 pm

YMCA briefs

Valparaiso Family YMCA

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Portage schools to re-evaluate Late Start Wednesday program

PORTAGE | Portage Township School officials may be changing their Late Start Wednesday program into an after school program for teachers.

September 10, 2014 6:21 pm

Brentwood subdivision stormwater project to begin Oct. 1

PORTAGE | Contractors should begin mobilizing work on the Brentwood subdivision stormwater project on Oct. 1.

September 10, 2014 3:33 pm
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