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PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board members and administrators are feeling more positive the district may get a share of the city's tax increment financing district funds.
PORTAGE | Donations are being sought for a former Portage family who lost their home to a fire.
PORTAGE | A woman died Tuesday evening after her car was struck by a semitrailer on U.S. 20 at Old Porter Road.
VALPARAISO | A Portage man found himself deeper in trouble Monday.
Two women arrested over the weekend on charges of driving under the influence gave police an unusual hint as to their conditions.
PORTAGE | City officials will have the ability to better track where some city vehicles are going or where they've been.
PORTAGE | Beginning next year, when a door-to-door solicitor bangs on a front door in Portage, they better have a large, visible identification tag.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools board members pondered on Wednesday whether the district should participate in a program that would bring foreign students into the high school.
PORTAGE | Manufacturers looking for employees here could have an easier time next year thanks to the expansion of a program initially introduced in Lafayette.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved new measures for the licensing of residents' dogs and cats.
PORTAGE | Police believe two men tried to get prescription-strength cough medicine to create a drink known as "syzurp," the street name for a beverage made from the medicine mixed with a soft drink.
PORTAGE | A Chicago Heights man was arrested early Sunday morning after a passenger in his car called police.
PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested late Sunday night after he pulled a gun on a man and that man's child during an argument, police said.
PORTAGE | Portage officials are continuing to look at how they license businesses throughout the city without causing hardships to either the businesses or city employees.
PORTAGE | The city is moving forward with plans to develop a portion of the property it owns just south of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.
Everybody needs a buddy sometimes.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works this week approved the purchase of new emergency medical services software that will improve patient charting.
PORTAGE | Portage firefighters ratified their new contract this week with a vote of 36 to 3.
PORTAGE | While it wasn't your traditional family gathering, the workers at Portage City Hall are a family of sorts.
UNION TOWNSHIP | A fire that destroyed a home at 336 N. County Road 625 West here Tuesday night remains under investigation.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will deal with a near $1 million loss in state revenue due to a drop in enrollment.
PORTAGE | Reconstructing the County Line Road and Central Avenue intersection likely will begin next year.
PORTAGE | Getting the word out when there is an emergency to a city of some 36,000 isn't easy.
PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department recently received four grants that have allowed it to purchase equipment and firefighter safety gear.
PORTAGE | For the first time in a long time, the city could enter a new year with signed contracts with all union employees.
SOUTH HAVEN | From the turkey to the cranberries to the pumpkin pie, South Haven Elementary School students and their special guests enjoyed a special Thanksgiving meal Friday.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission this week approved the purchase of three parcels of land.
PORTAGE | The city's department of community development is on the move.
PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder handed a list of city streets needing paving to members of the City Council's Ways and Means Committee this week.
PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission and the Northwest Indiana Forum will maintain its home in Portage.
PORTAGE | Nearly 20 members of the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago briefly protested Tuesday morning outside the offices of Restaurant Management Corp. before being asked to leave by police.
PORTAGE | While most people got up Sunday morning thinking about going to church or the noontime Chicago Bears game, Clerk-Treasurer Chris Stidham had other plans.
PORTAGE | Police here are investigating the strong arm robbery of a U.S. 6 retailer Monday evening.
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board will consider floating a new bond issue.
PORTAGE | The city has moved to a new fueling system in an effort to save time and money.
PORTAGE | Portage Fire Department has become the county's guinea pig of sorts.
PORTAGE | More than 100 Portage Township youngsters will have something special under their tree this Christmas, thanks to a group of woodcarvers and high school students.
PORTAGE | The city is looking to tighten up requirements for door-to-door solicitors.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved a $750 signing bonus for employees as contract negotiations near ending.
SOUTH HAVEN | The four Stoner youngsters struggled a bit Wednesday morning.
PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee heard a proposal Tuesday night that would make it easier for residents to register their dogs.
PORTAGE | Officials are investigating the cause of a fire Monday that damaged a home at 5228 Terry Ave. in Portage.
PORTAGE | Enduring cold, steady rain Monday morning, about 50 people gathered to pay tribute to veterans.
PORTAGE | The city will begin an effort to replace faded and non-conforming traffic control signs within subdivisions.
PORTAGE | A month ago City Engineer John Hannon told the Traffic Commission he believed the city should establish truck routes.
PORTAGE | Just how much toilet paper does the city government of Portage use? Or copier paper? Or cleaning supplies?
PORTAGE | At 63, Paul Hake said he is a new man.
PORTAGE | Aragorn Ilg has taken it upon himself to go door to door in his neighborhood, asking residents to slow down.
Sgt. Larry LaFlower remembers a particular traffic stop when he worked with Porter County Sheriff's Department canine unit.
PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved an ordinance revamping compensatory time policies for city employees.
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