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MARC CHASE: When Fido has scales -- and can eat your face

MARC CHASE: When Fido has scales -- and can eat your face

Oh baby, baby, it's a wild world.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
2013 Winners of Brookfield Zoo's Boo at the Zoo! Halloween Costume Contest on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013

2013 Winners of Brookfield Zoo's Boo at the Zoo! Halloween Costume Contest on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013

The 2013 winners of Brookfield Zoo's Boo at the Zoo! Halloween Costume Contest for Sunday, Oct. 20 included an owl (left to right), popcorn with butter, Count Dracula, a raccoon in a a garbage can, a family dressed as The Simpsons, a fireman and a waste management truck and recycling bin.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am

Chicago man accused of selling NWI wildlife to Chinatown eateries

A Chicago man is accused of buying and selling wildlife in Starke County for use as food in restaurants in Chicago.

October 15, 2013 12:30 pm

Encounter with raccoons lands man in jail

PORTAGE | Raccoons got the better of a Portage man early Wednesday morning and it landed him in jail.

July 24, 2013 11:50 am

Fixing Stuff Chapter 1 - A Good Man is Hard to Find

This time it’s about the raccoons. Last time it was about the raccoons, too. Also the time before that.

June 26, 2013 5:29 pm
FROM the FARM: Raccoon up to mischief in farm chicken coop

FROM the FARM: Raccoon up to mischief in farm chicken coop

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Hobart Board of Works hears update on abandoned house

HOBART | Building official Mike Hannigan had only good things to report about cleanup of an abandoned house at 1230 Fleming St. that was overrun by raccoons.

January 06, 2013 8:30 pm

Hobart Board of Works approves bartering of equipment; gives deadline to resident

HOBART | Two city salt spreaders that were not sold at an auction will be traded in exchange for services not cash, the Board of Works agreed.

December 21, 2012 6:30 pm
Rare albino raccoon trapped in Valparaiso

Rare albino raccoon trapped in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Two raccoons were trapped Thursday on the city’s west side – but one lacked the familiar mask-like markings most of the often-pesky rodents wear.

September 27, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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Rare albino raccoon trapped in Valparaiso

Rare albino raccoon trapped in Valparaiso

An albino raccoon, left, was trapped along with a normal raccoon on Thursday, on the west side of Valparaiso. The animals, which were considered a nuisance, were released in another location.

September 27, 2012 12:25 pm
Rare albino raccoon trapped in Valparaiso

Rare albino raccoon trapped in Valparaiso

An albino raccoon was trapped Thursday by Bob Ford, who is licensed by the state to remove nuisance wildlife. The animal was trapped in Valparaiso and will be relocated.

September 27, 2012 12:22 pm

PHIL AT THE PHAIR: Bird rescue or robin the cradle?

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The heat had Monday's visitors to the Porter County Fair dropping like overheated humans.

July 25, 2012 1:00 pm
FROM THE FARM: Animals can try patience of gardeners awaiting yields

FROM THE FARM: Animals can try patience of gardeners awaiting yields

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Animal welfare should be a concern for all

It was very upsetting reading Ellen Margraff's recent letter to the editor concerning the young raccoon that was caught in a trap on her neighbor's porch.

July 07, 2011 12:00 am

Traps should not be used, especially in residential area

The house next door to us is up for sale, so no one is living there. On a recent Sunday night, we heard terrible screaming like a child in pain, so I called 911. No help.

June 24, 2011 12:00 am

Search yields $3.6 million in pot, dead raccoons

PULASKI COUNTY | Police on Sunday uncovered more than $3.6 million worth of marijuana and more than 30 untanned raccoon hides and carcasses while searching a home in rural Pulaski County.

July 20, 2010 12:00 am
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