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Fundraiser put principal on roof

Fundraiser put principal on roof

PINES | Scott Braun didn't miss a beat greeting school children Tuesday morning despite spending the night on the roof of his school.

May 13, 2014 2:54 pm

Police arrest five after high-speed chase; gun, drugs found in car

PORTER | Five men were arrested after a high-speed chase Monday afternoon that started in The Pines and ended when the suspects’ car crashed in Porter.

February 24, 2014 6:15 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

Public hearing scheduled on Michigan City schools borrowing

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.

December 05, 2013 6:28 pm
Pine Township man arrested at scene of house fire

Pine Township man arrested at scene of house fire

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.

November 18, 2013 6:30 pm

Michigan City school officials face big decisions after referendum defeat

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.

November 06, 2013 6:55 pm

Town of Pines comprehensive plan discussed Wednesday

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.

October 13, 2013 5:30 pm

Old Pine school to be sold

The old Pine Elementary School building is going to be put up for sale.

September 25, 2013 7:15 pm
Mich. woman fatally struck by South Shore train in The Pines

Mich. woman fatally struck by South Shore train in The Pines

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.

September 25, 2013 12:22 pm

U.S. 12 in Pine Township will close Wednesday, Thursday

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.

September 09, 2013 6:30 pm

Pine Elementary showcases new art gallery

PINE TOWNSHIP | Pine Elementary School now boasts a new art gallery.

September 07, 2013 6:44 pm
Motorist accused of pointing gun at bicyclist

Motorist accused of pointing gun at bicyclist

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."

May 20, 2013 11:56 am

Remains found near Michigan City to receive DNA testing

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.

May 06, 2013 7:30 pm

NIRPC committee lauds EPA study on radiation in The Pines

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.

January 03, 2013 11:54 am

EPA: Study of residential yards in The Pines planned

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.

January 02, 2013 11:30 pm
NIRPC committee delays request to EPA for study of radiation in The Pines

NIRPC committee delays request to EPA for study of radiation in The Pines

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.

December 06, 2012 1:24 pm Related
NIRPC committee wants radiation study in The Pines

NIRPC committee wants radiation study in The Pines

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.

November 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Household hazardous waste collection scheduled in northeast Porter County

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…

October 21, 2012 12:00 am
Pines man guilty in intimidation case

Pines man guilty in intimidation case

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.

September 19, 2012 8:45 pm

Porter Co. schools chip in to save truancy diversion program

VALPARAISO | School districts across Porter County have pitched in to keep a 10-year-old truancy diversion program alive.

May 28, 2012 8:00 pm
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