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Porter County Expo Center

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Chefs Michael Paszkief, from left, Jim Galligan and Kyle Fouch of the American Culinary Federation of Northwest Indiana serve tortellini to guests at the Taste of Valparaiso on Thursday at the Porter County Expo Center.

May 22, 2014 7:22 pm
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Tri Kappa's Taste of Valparaiso was held Thursday evening at the Porter County Expo Center. Dozens of local restaurants gave out samples of their cuisine at the ticketed event.

May 22, 2014 7:21 pm
Porter County police honor their own during service

Porter County police honor their own during service

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind. told Porter County Sheriff Department officers of a childhood ritual lovingly forced upon him by his mom, whose brother was a policeman.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Bartenders, servers and liquor store clerks gathered Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center to learn how to balance responsibility with the ability to make money.

May 06, 2014 11:35 am Photos

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KATHY LUTHER: Melting snow reveals water's awesome power

KATHY LUTHER: Melting snow reveals water's awesome power

At long last the mile-high snow piles have melted away. In their wake, I find two things to reflect on.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am
Thousands flock to Ultimate Indoor Garage Sale

Thousands flock to Ultimate Indoor Garage Sale

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Clad in a black suit, cowboy hat, bolo tie and snakeskin boots, Steven Bloom hunched intently over a bin of CDs Saturday morning, flipping through them in search of any good rockabilly or vintage country records.

April 12, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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Find a deal at The Times Ultimate Indoor Garage Sale

Looking for bargains on kids clothes, housewares, collectibles, glassware or furniture? 

April 11, 2014 6:00 am
Quilt show adorns walls

Quilt show adorns walls

Karen Dewitt, left, and her sister Helen Dewitt attend a quilt show at the Porter County Expo Center on Saturday. Karen Dewitt was at the show to promote her books "The Bunco Club" and "Quilters of the Bunco Club."

March 29, 2014 4:58 pm
Quilt show adorns walls

Quilt show adorns walls

The String-A-Long Quilters guild is sponsoring a quilt show at the Porter County Expo Center during the weekend. Among those at the show was Di Richards, of Quilts of Valor, a nonprofit organization that donates quilts to veterans.

March 29, 2014 4:57 pm
Preview the good (weather) life in Porter County and Michigan this weekend

Preview the good (weather) life in Porter County and Michigan this weekend

Grand Rapids' Cottage & Lakefront Living Show, the herald of the Lake Michigan Shore season, has what you have been fantasizing about for the last 16 weeks. Head east to DeVos Place for all things from floor plans to fine wine. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 27, 2014 10:00 am
Boat show hooks crowd at Porter County Expo Center

Boat show hooks crowd at Porter County Expo Center

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The main hall of the Porter County Expo Center was crammed Saturday with nearly 50 sport, pontoon, and fishing boats at the annual Northwest Indiana Boat and Sports Show.

March 22, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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A little mud can't tarnish bargain hunters' deals

A little mud can't tarnish bargain hunters' deals

Jeff Meyers and his wife Kim, owners of The Great Bread Company, arre participating in the Shipshewana on the Road show this weekend. The show continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Porter County Expo Center.

March 15, 2014 6:17 pm
A little mud can't tarnish bargain hunters' deals

A little mud can't tarnish bargain hunters' deals

Nancy Sellers, of Wanatah, admires a piece of furniture Saturday at the Shipshewana on the Road show. The event continues from 10 .m. to 5 p.m. today at the Porter County Expo Center.

March 15, 2014 6:17 pm
Life is better with LEGOs

Life is better with LEGOs

March 08, 2014 6:50 pm Photos

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Vendors, visitors thinking spring at annual lifestyle show

Vendors, visitors thinking spring at annual lifestyle show

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | People sat in lawn chairs outside on their patio, stood in front of their garage doors, or sat on tractor lawn mowers.

March 07, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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MMA NOTEBOOK: Surma hoping third time’s charm with Bellator

MMA NOTEBOOK: Surma hoping third time’s charm with Bellator

Lance Surma is no stranger to Bellator MMA.

February 21, 2014 7:00 pm
Shoaff outguns Tweedy at HFC 19

Shoaff outguns Tweedy at HFC 19

VALPARAISO | Early in the card at Hoosier Fight Club 19, co-owner and matchmaker Paul Vale realized he would step foot inside his own cage during an event for the first time.

February 09, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Gardening show a haven from winter's wrath

Gardening show a haven from winter's wrath

Don White, owner of Anything Orchids out of Frankfort Ill., holds a flower up for Victoria Jostes to appreciate Saturday at the annual Gardening Show at the Porter County Expo Center in Washington Township.

January 25, 2014 1:35 pm
Gardening show a haven from winter's wrath

Gardening show a haven from winter's wrath

The 11th annual Gardening Show was held Saturday at the Porter County Expo Center in Washington Township. Attendees came from a 200-mile radius and more than 100 vendors and exhibitors were featured.

January 25, 2014 1:36 pm

Porter County district seeks exhibitors for 2014 Earth Day Celebration

VALPARAISO | The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is accepting online registration for exhibitors to participate in the 2014 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration on April 19.

January 11, 2014 7:14 pm
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