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Willowcreek Middle School

Portage to seek school's approval for work along Willowcreek Road

PORTAGE | A project in the works for more than a dozen years to alleviate traffic congestion along Willowcreek Road is creeping forward.

August 07, 2014 11:00 am

Portage schools receive grants from ArcelorMittal

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools recently received two grants totaling $13,500 from ArcelorMittal.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Portage High earns top energy rating

PORTAGE | Portage High School recently received a top rating in energy efficiency, and school officials are looking to improve efficiency at other district buildings.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am

Street, sanitation departments to lead Portage's July 4 parade

PORTAGE | The city's streets and sanitation workers have been named the grand marshals of this year's Fourth of July parade.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

PORTAGE | Marc Biggs learned pretty well from his mother.

May 29, 2014 5:28 pm Photos

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Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Purdue North Central partnered with the Portage Chamber of Commerce to bring the Reality Store to Portage eighth-grade students Thursday at Willowcreek Middle School. This was the fourth year for the event at Willowcreek.

May 29, 2014 4:23 pm
Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Willowcreek Middle School eighth-grade students work with volunteers Thursday as they participate in the Portage Reality Store through Purdue North Central and the Portage Chamber of Commerce.

May 29, 2014 4:23 pm
Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Katie Meadows and Maurice Walker, eighth-grade students at Willowcreek Middle School in Portage, participate Thursday in the Portage Reality Store at the school. This was the fourth year for the store at Willowcreek where about 50 volunteers spent the morning as students selected a career, l…

May 29, 2014 4:23 pm
Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

David Urchick, an eighth-grade student at Willowcreek Middle School talks to volunteer Sandy Becker as he participates Thursday in the Purdue North Central/Portage Chamber of Commerce Reality Store at Willowcreek. About 50 volunteers spent the morning as students selected a career, learned h…

May 29, 2014 4:23 pm
Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Willowcreek students come face to face with reality

Student Brandon Blue, 14, adds up his expenses Thursday as he participates in the Purdue North Central/Portage Chamber of Commerce Reality Store at Willowcreek Middle School.

May 29, 2014 4:22 pm

Portage Fire Department sponsoring annual Bike Rodeo

PORTAGE | The Portage fire Department will hold its annual Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Day to promote bicycle and general safety from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 in the east parking lot of Willowcreek Middle School, 5962 Central Avenue.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Sass named Portage High School principal

SOUTH HAVEN | Jennifer Sass will take on the role of Portage High School principal beginning July 1.

March 20, 2014 8:30 pm

Portage middle school students arrested for possession, dealing

PORTAGE | Three Willowcreek Middle School students were arrested Friday for either possessing or dealing marijuana at the school, according to Portage police.

February 24, 2014 7:30 pm

Little Sluggers beginnings registration for March baseball camp

PORTAGE | Registration is underway for the Little Sluggers beginner skills camp.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Illiana Ravens women's football team holding tryouts

Illiana Ravens women's football team holding tryouts

GRIFFITH | Sports fans have heard it so many times, mainly from incoming Chicago Cub managers, but when Konesha Rhea says, "I expect to win," one can't help but note how quickly her cheerful expression turns stone-cold serious.

December 09, 2013 10:00 pm
Christmas comes to Portage on Dec. 7

Christmas comes to Portage on Dec. 7

PORTAGE | Christmas comes to Portage next weekend, with three events geared to get families in the holiday spirit.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
Portage comes together for Thanksgiving Day meal

Portage comes together for Thanksgiving Day meal

November 27, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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Traffic flow to change at Willowcreek Middle School

PORTAGE | Beginning Nov. 18, drivers leaving Willowcreek Middle School at certain times of the day will no longer be able to exit north from the parking lot.

November 09, 2013 6:38 pm

Road rage incident ends with two women sent to hospital

PORTAGE | An apparent road rage incident Thursday night sent two women to the hospital, one of whom could face felony charges in the incident.

July 05, 2013 11:30 am

Portage Fire Department sponsors bicycle safety day

PORTAGE | The Fire Department, with support from Portage Firefighters Local 3151, Portage Kiwanis and Porter Regional Hospital will host a bicycle safety day to promote bicycle and general safety from 9 a.m. to noon June 29 at the east parking lot of Willowcreek Middle School, 5962 Central Ave.

June 15, 2013 5:30 pm
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