MICHIGAN CITY | A public hearing is scheduled Dec. 17 over $6 million the Michigan City Area Schools board intends to borrow to cover a $6 million operating deficit in the current fiscal year budget.
PINE TOWNSHIP | A Pine Township man with a criminal history was arrested Monday after police said he interfered with firefighters trying to extinguish a fire at his home.
MICHIGAN CITY | School officials in Michigan City are now staring at tough decisions after voters Tuesday in Michigan City and Pine Township in Porter County defeated a request for a property tax increase to close a more than $4 million budget deficit.
TOWN OF PINES | The public is invited to the second meeting regarding the Town of Pines comprehensive plan at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pines Town Hall.
The old Pine Elementary School building is going to be put up for sale.
THE PINES | A pedestrian was struck and killed by a South Shore commuter train in The Pines at the start of the morning rush Wednesday.
PORTER COUNTY | The Indiana Department of Transportation will close U.S. 12, between Ind. 520 in the Town of Pines and the LaPorte/Porter County Line on Wednesday and Thursday. Crews will perform a chip seal and fog seal operation to preserve the road surface.
PINE TOWNSHIP | Pine Elementary School now boasts a new art gallery.
PINE TOWNSHIP | A 52-year-old Pine Township man was taken into custody Sunday morning on allegations of pointing a loaded handgun at one of several bicyclists, who he had reportedly told to "get off the road."
MICHIGAN CITY | Authorities are hoping science can shed light on the identity of human remains found Friday in a wooded area west of Michigan City.
PORTAGE | The head of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission's environmental committee claimed victory Thursday with the EPA's plan to study radiation levels in The Pines.
THE PINES | A study of radiation levels in The Pines requested by concerned citizens and area environmental activists will come sometime early this year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
PORTAGE | Residents in The Pines concerned about potentially elevated radiation levels will have to wait until January to learn if the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission will help take up their case with federal officials.
A Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission Environmental committee wants the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate radiation levels in The Pines after hearing concerns from residents over coal ash from a facility in their community.
The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County will help Porter County residents safely dispose of their old pesticides, gasoline, CFLs and other products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients at the last 2012 household hazardous waste collection event…
VALPARAISO | A jury on Wednesday found a Pines man guilty of intimidation and disorderly conduct but not guilty of several more serious charges in a case in which police had said he threatened to kill family members.
VALPARAISO | School districts across Porter County have pitched in to keep a 10-year-old truancy diversion program alive.
CHESTERTON | In the wake of last week's tax referendum victory, Duneland School Corp. officials want to find three to five community members to help them decide how to spend the additional revenue.
CHESTERTON | Twelve years after helping lead a successful petition drive to build a new high school, Jim Jeselnick is promoting the call for a tax increase to support school district operations.
The Town of Pines has applied for a $200,000 grant to recall its historic past.
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