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Modern Midwifery: The best of birth at a center or a home

Modern Midwifery: The best of birth at a center or a home

Though the vast majority of expectant mothers in Europe employ the assistance of midwives, it's a different story on this side of the Atlantic.

August 23, 2014 4:14 pm
The Specialists: Cochlear implants taking root in Northwest Indiana

The Specialists: Cochlear implants taking root in Northwest Indiana

Cochlear implants have been provided for decades, but often only at large, often university-affiliated hospitals. Now, Dr. Matthew Provenzano has brought his training and expertise to Porter Physicians Group in Valparaiso, where he is performing cochlear implants to help patients hear again.

August 23, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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New Age of E-Health: Providing care online and at home sparks an industry

New Age of E-Health: Providing care online and at home sparks an industry

Telehealth, in all its forms, has become an important tool for both medical professionals and their patients.

August 22, 2014 3:52 pm
Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Whether it’s within the walls or out in communities, health care facilities strive to be ready for emergencies from power outages to extreme weather with preparation, practice and partnerships.

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Hebron finally getting fire station addition

HEBRON | It took a couple of years, but Santa Claus finally is going to make good on that new fire station Hebron Fire Chief Chad Franzman has been asking for.

August 19, 2014 8:23 pm

Porter County left in red over hospital tax settlement

VALPARAISO | Porter County government will soon be collecting the first tax payment from Porter Regional Hospital since settling a long running dispute over the value of the new site at Ind. 49 and U.S. 6.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Health care system names two directors

Health care system names two directors

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Two new directors have been hired within Porter Health Care System.

August 13, 2014 1:45 pm Photos

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Valpo to use report to improve V-Line service

VALPARAISO | Without funding to expand Valparaiso's V-Line bus service beyond its city limits, Valparaiso is interested in a consultant's recommendations for improving the service within its borders.

August 09, 2014 4:30 pm
Fire destroys home at Valpo area nudist club

Fire destroys home at Valpo area nudist club

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Investigators were expected to return today to a home in the Lake O' The Woods Club nudist colony that was destroyed by fire Saturday night.

August 03, 2014 5:28 pm Photos

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Study offers options for improving V-Line service

VALPARAISO | A study by RLS and Associates Inc. of the V-Line intracity bus service recommends several additions to the routes and the hours of operation to meet the demands of riders, but city Planning Director Tyler Kent said Valparaiso can't do much without added funding.

August 02, 2014 6:30 pm

Porter Regional Hospital presents Childbirth Education Classes for August

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following childbirth education classes in August:

July 31, 2014 5:32 pm
Teen panhandling with infant faces neglect charges

Teen panhandling with infant faces neglect charges

PORTAGE | A teen mother was taken into custody on child neglect and other charges after police spotted her panhandling Monday afternoon with her baby.

July 30, 2014 11:00 am

Gary man charged with drunken driving in Thursday crash

PORTAGE | A Gary man was charged with driving drunk and causing serious bodily injury after a Thursday crash that sent another Gary man to a Chicago-area hospital.

July 25, 2014 10:15 am
Fair, festival food not often fair fare

Fair, festival food not often fair fare

From corn dogs and funnel cakes to less traditional fare like deep fried butter and doughnut sundaes, those salty and sweet treats draw crowds year after year to local festivals.

July 19, 2014 9:00 pm

Porter Regional Hospital presents Community Wellness Events for August

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in August:

July 19, 2014 9:52 am

Porter Regional Hospital named Screening Center of Excellence by Lung Cancer Alliance

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital has been named a Screening Center for Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its commitment to improving lung cancer detection and care in Northwest Indiana.

July 10, 2014 11:54 am

Hobart woman injured in Portage crash on Wednesday

PORTAGE | A Hobart woman was airlifted Wednesday afternoon following a crash on Lute Road at the Prairie Duneland Trail.

July 10, 2014 8:19 am

Valparaiso man dies after car wreck late Friday

VALPARAISO | A 47-year-old Valparaiso man died Friday after he crashed the car he was driving, according to Valparaiso police.

July 07, 2014 8:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Hospital deal ends tax value sore spot

We're glad to see the feud over the value of Porter Regional Hospital settled. 

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Porter hospital failed to obtain county fuel tank permits

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital did not secure the necessary county permits before installing two underground diesel fuel tanks at the site of its new facility at Ind. 49 and U.S. 6.

June 28, 2014 10:45 pm
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