VALPARAISO | The Porter County assessor's office has issued a reminder to residents that representatives of that office have started visiting properties to verify information for accurate property tax assessment.
Southlake Children's Choir is auditioning children 7 to 18 who love to sing all summer. There is no deadline for joining the choir.
MERRILLVILLE | Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana will host a monthly two-part program for families affected by the disease Friday in the Downstairs Conference Room at the Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. U.S. 30.
Nothing beats a good night's sleep, and a Munster medical facility is helping provide that very thing for homeless women in Valparaiso.
Have you been planting native species in your home or office garden? Apply for the Bringing Nature Home awards, which recognize outstanding examples of landscaping that feature native plants. The application deadline is Friday. Shirley Heinze Land Trust has worked for 33 years to acquire and…
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.
Lake County's Range Line Road bridge is a throwback in every sense of the word.
VALPARAISO | After some hesitation, the Porter County Council agreed to approve Superior Court Judge Roger Bradford's request for $11,979 to pay for a new employee.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Board of Commissioners and the County Council met during a joint session Monday to hear from attorney Brian Burdick to gain insight on how to best deal with the $160 million in proceeds from the sale of Porter Hospital.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | An aquarium might become a permanent fixture in the Porter County Fair office because fair personnel keep finding Nemo, or his relatives, in the trash bins.
INDIANAPOLIS | Already a mainstay of businesses and baseball teams, "big data" has arrived in Indiana, which hopes to improve the effectiveness of state agencies and local governments — and Hoosiers can play along.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | After missing the opening days of the fair while I did some reporting in Lake County, it was good to get back in time to see the Porter County Fair and all the sights, smells, sounds, smells, tastes, smells, schmaltz and ... what the heck is that smell anyway?
CROWN POINT | The Lake-Porter counties chapter of The Compassionate Friends is joining with dozens of chapters and thousands of bereaved families across the country this summer in a “Walk to Remember” their children, brothers and sisters, grandchildren, and other family members who have died.
Environmental agencies in Indiana and Illinois are warning of poor air quality due to high ozone levels expected throughout the region Monday.
PORTAGE | The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County will help Porter County residents dispose of their old pesticides, gasoline, CFLs and other products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients at the last household hazardous waste collection event o…
My mother-in-law's July 11 death reinforced a few of my notions about life.
CHESTERTON | The Westchester Township History Museum’s new temporary exhibit, Westchester at War: The Civil War, opens today in the Brown Mansion, 700 W. Porter Ave.
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