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Morgan Township trio's fun in snow ends in several rescues

MORGAN TOWNSHIP | Jon Wittmer, his brother Josh and friend Scott Snider went out for an afternoon of fun Sunday, riding their snowmobiles through the country.

January 06, 2014 5:19 pm
Pine Township man assists in rescuing stranded motorists, medic

Pine Township man assists in rescuing stranded motorists, medic

PINE TOWNSHIP | During the height of Sunday's blizzard, Rick Burton got a call asking him to help rescue the father-in-law of a friend of a friend stranded about four miles from Burton's home.

January 06, 2014 4:20 pm

Cops: Snowmobiles must be registered in Porter County

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Sheriff’s Department reminds residents that snowmobiles operated on the traveled portion of public highways in Porter County must be registered.

November 23, 2013 9:00 pm
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

WASHINGTON TWP. | Snow aficionados got ready for an active winter this weekend as they attended the annual Winter Snow Show, hosted by the Indiana Snowmobilers Association at the Porter County Expo Center.

December 03, 2011 6:15 pm Photos


’Tis the season to register snowmobiles

VALPARAISO | With wintry weather approaching, Porter County sheriff's police are reminding anyone who drives a snowmobile on county roads to get their vehicles registered.

November 27, 2011 8:30 pm

Gov. Daniels signs 26 new laws this week

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 26 bills into law this week, bringing his total to 57 bills signed this year without a veto.

April 22, 2011 3:45 pm

Bill permitting loaded guns on snowmobiles headed to gov.

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers are one signature away from being allowed to carry loaded guns while operating a snowmobile or off-road vehicle on private property.

April 08, 2011 7:00 pm

Ask property owner before using snowmobile there

Another year and still the snowmobilers are going onto private farm land, damaging hay fields, winter wheat as well as a number of people's front yards. Not one of those snowmobile owners has asked if we minded if they went onto our private land or if there were areas they could ride that wo…

February 14, 2011 12:00 am

View and purchase this photo of snowmobilers in Crown Point

View and purchase this photo of snowmobilers in Crown Point

February 03, 2011 7:23 pm

Senate OKs loaded guns on snowmobiles, off-road vehicles

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted 45-1 Thursday to allow Hoosiers to carry loaded firearms while operating a snowmobile or off-road vehicle.

January 27, 2011 3:54 pm

Committee OKs loaded guns on off-road vehicles, snowmobiles

INDIANAPOLIS | After a constituent was arrested by a game warden for carrying a loaded gun while hunting from a four-wheel off-road vehicle, state Sen. Brent Steele, R-Bedford, thought that wasn't right. 

January 19, 2011 12:00 am

Hobart resident says trailer, three snowmobiles are stolen

HOBART | A Hobart man on Monday reported the theft of his snowmobile trailer, loaded with three snowmobiles, from his house in the 300 block of West Old Ridge Road.

January 12, 2011 12:00 am
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