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Porter County Regional Airport

Panel wants to move forward with airport zone

Panel wants to move forward with airport zone

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission hopes plans for an airport development zone can still take flight.

August 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Into the Wild Blue Yonder

The Wings of Freedom Tour stopped in Valparaiso offering tours to the public of World War II aircraft. Folks can also purchase a flight aboard either a P-51, B-17 or B-24.

July 21, 2014 6:12 pm
Teens get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Teens get ride of lives at Porter County airport

Allison Eades remembers the excitement of seeing the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds performing at air shows when she was just a tyke.

June 28, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos

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Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

VALPARAISO | Two weeks ago, Chesterton junior Mitch Wilborn suffered a devastating blow after running at the New Prairie Semistate for the Trojans' cross country team.

November 10, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Porter County Regional Airport lands federal grant

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky announced Friday the Porter County Regional Airport landed a $156,656 grant for rehabilitation and maintenance.

August 30, 2013 1:36 pm

Porter County Regional Airport receives federal grant

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Regional Airport has received a $156,656 federal grant for the rehabilitation and maintenance of its runways.

August 30, 2013 1:31 pm
OFFBEAT: Time to share early memories of WW II and Urschel Air Field

OFFBEAT: Time to share early memories of WW II and Urschel Air Field

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Porter Co. airport lands federal grant

Porter County Regional Airport has received a $143,344 Federal Aviation Administration grant to help guide growth and development at the airport for the next 20 years.

September 10, 2012 3:29 pm
Community rallies as body of Porter soldier comes home

Community rallies as body of Porter soldier comes home

CHESTERTON | U.S. Army Spc. James Butz received a solemn hero's welcome from friends and strangers alike as his body was returned home to his family Saturday morning.

October 08, 2011 3:50 pm Photos

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Jet setters and celebs jet in and out, leave nary a trace

Jet setters and celebs jet in and out, leave nary a trace

Region airports and those who work at them zealously guard the privacy of corporate CEOs, rock stars and other celebrities who whoosh in and out on jets costing a small ransom.

October 02, 2011 12:00 am
Private jets speed Gary airport growth

Private jets speed Gary airport growth

A Cessna Citation 750 business jet owned by Target Corp. takes off from Porter County Regional Airport in August. Jet traffic at the airport has not been dinged by the recession, with landings and takeoffs now a bit higher than pre-recession levels.

September 28, 2011 12:35 pm
Private jets speed Gary airport growth

Private jets speed Gary airport growth

A Cessna Citation 750 business jet owned by Target Corp. is parked at the Porter County Regional Airport in August. Jet traffic is attracted by the airport's proximity to Chicago as well as major industry in the region.

September 28, 2011 12:35 pm

Porter County airport lands federal funds

VALPARAISO | Porter County Regional Airport received a $127,500 airport improvement grant to help it pay for development of its master plan and meet new Federal Aviation Administration requirements for taxiway markings, according to U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville.

August 25, 2011 9:12 am

Comment sought on future of Porter County airport

VALPARAISO | If you have ideas on how the Porter County Regional Airport and the land around it ought to be developed, Monday is your chance to share them.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am
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