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Top PHS students, influential educators honored

Top PHS students, influential educators honored

PORTAGE | Myers Elementary School teacher Cindy Hargarten was nearly speechless.

April 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Portage woman fighting third battle with cancer

Portage woman fighting third battle with cancer

PORTAGE | Lidia Sibakoski wants what every mother wants, to see her children grow, marry and lead a happy life.

April 12, 2014 6:27 pm Photos

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Portage utility department looking buy $1 million in equipment

PORTAGE | The city's Utility Services Department is looking to buy about $1 million in equipment.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am

Portage board to buy new mailboxes for Stone Avenue residents

PORTAGE | Ninety-nine residents along Stone Avenue will be getting new mailboxes thanks to the city.

April 10, 2014 1:03 pm

Fekete announces resignation from Portage boards

PORTAGE | Longtime Portage Township School Board and city Utility Services Board member Bill Fekete announced Wednesday that he will resign from his posts Friday.

April 09, 2014 6:00 pm

Portage may revamp tag day requirements

PORTAGE | The city may be restricting groups using street corners to collect money for charitable causes.

April 08, 2014 5:59 pm
Man charged with stealing items from grandfather's home

Man charged with stealing items from grandfather's home

PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested after police said he was stealing items from his grandfather's house.

April 07, 2014 5:02 pm
Portage man falsely tells police wife taken at gunpoint

Portage man falsely tells police wife taken at gunpoint

PORTAGE | A man found lying in a restaurant parking lot late Friday night swore to police that his wife had been taken at gunpoint by two men.

April 07, 2014 4:33 pm Photos

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Portage's University Center to be 're-missioned'

PORTAGE | The University Center will soon no longer be the University Center.

April 05, 2014 7:58 pm
Portage OKs $3.5 million bond issue to fix streets

Portage OKs $3.5 million bond issue to fix streets

PORTAGE | The City Council has approved a $3.5 million bond issue to pave and repair city streets.

April 05, 2014 6:25 pm Photos

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Portage Legion Auxiliary thanks city workers with lunch

Portage Legion Auxiliary thanks city workers with lunch

PORTAGE | It was a long, hard winter on city workers.

April 03, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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MonoSol officials: Portage deal wasn't best offered

PORTAGE | Even though the City Council went through a couple of battle rounds Tuesday night before deciding 6-1 to grant an abatement to MonoSol LLC, there's still no guarantee the company will locate here.

April 02, 2014 5:11 pm
Naked man spotted on roof of BMV arrested in Portage

Naked man spotted on roof of BMV arrested in Portage

PORTAGE | Portage police arrested a man reportedly running naked in the area of Willowcreek and Lute roads early Tuesday evening.

April 02, 2014 4:48 pm

Portage council votes in favor of MonoSol abatement

PORTAGE | MonoSol LLC received its tax abatement from the Portage City Council on Tuesday night but not without disagreement and three rounds of voting.

April 01, 2014 9:00 pm
Portage High students glimpse city government operations

Portage High students glimpse city government operations

PORTAGE | While a couple of his peers had some issues in handling the city's new automated trash trucks, Aidan Fletcher handled it like a pro.

April 01, 2014 6:27 pm Photos

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Thieves take TVs, but leave behind Hot Pockets

PORTAGE | Thieves got away with two televisions and a laptop computer, but left the Hot Pockets and Lunchables behind in a burglary of an apartment late Friday.

March 31, 2014 9:30 am

Missouri man arrested during Portage SWAT raid

PORTAGE | A Missouri man wanted on three warrants for dealing cocaine by LaPorte County officials was arrested after a SWAT team raid on a local home early Sunday morning.

March 31, 2014 8:58 am

Portage commission pushes projects forward

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission this past week pushed several projects forward by giving its approval to seek bids.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
Photographer brings beauty to blighted in museum display

Photographer brings beauty to blighted in museum display

PORTAGE | There's nothing Cindy Bean likes better than crawling through dirty, musty, dilapidated buildings and photographing their beauty.

March 29, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Two rob First Merchants Bank in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | A busy Saturday morning was interrupted at First Merchants Bank, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd., about 11 a.m. when two armed people entered to rob the bank.

March 29, 2014 6:20 pm

Commission approves $100,000 grant to Portage schools

PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission this week approved a grant, giving the Portage Township Schools $100,000.

March 28, 2014 12:45 pm

Unnamed firm returns to Portage seeking tax abatement

PORTAGE | A local company will seek a tax abatement from the Portage City Council when it meets Tuesday night.

March 27, 2014 6:00 pm

Future of Portage's U.S. 20 corridor unveiled

PORTAGE | Consultants unveiled what the U.S. 20 corridor could look like in the future Wednesday.

March 27, 2014 11:30 am

Wall project at PHS West could cost $5 million

PORTAGE | When what is now known as Portage High School West was constructed some four decades ago, the open classroom concept was the in thing.

March 23, 2014 7:53 pm
Green Sense Farms bring organic farming inside

Green Sense Farms bring organic farming inside

PORTAGE | This may seem like the winter that will never end, but inside a grow room at Green Sense Farms it is forever summer.

March 21, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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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
National, state parks showcase history, nature

National, state parks showcase history, nature

Rafi Wilkenson has lived in Chicago and South Bend. It wasn't until recently he found what lies in between.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Northwest Indiana loves its festivals

Northwest Indiana loves its festivals

You name it and Northwest Indiana likely has a festival to celebrate it. Nearly every community throughout the region hosts some sort of festival during the year.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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NEO considers buying building from Portage schools

PORTAGE | Neighbors' Educational Opportunities Inc., the nonprofit group that operates adult education programs here, is considering purchasing the former Garyton Elementary School from Portage Township Schools.

March 15, 2014 5:00 pm

Portage drainage projects get go-ahead

PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board approved beginning work on four stormwater drainage-related projects.

March 12, 2014 5:45 pm

Board approves Portage Fire Department vehicle purchases

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Tuesday approved purchasing two vehicles for the Fire Department.

March 11, 2014 6:40 pm

Gary man arrested for dealing pot

PORTAGE | A Gary man was arrested on charges he was dealing marijuana early Friday after he reportedly told a police officer who stopped him that he was lost.

March 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Park development, fire station will highlight $7 million investment in downtown

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission will invest some $7 million this year in Portage's downtown.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Teens arrested for shoplifting

PORTAGE | Two teens were arrested early Friday morning after police said they attempted to shoplift several items from Meijer, 6050 U.S. 6.

March 07, 2014 1:15 pm

Portage schools move closer to 1:1 technology

PORTAGE | If everything falls into place, all Portage Township Schools students in grades six through 12 will be using iPads in their English and math classes next fall.

March 06, 2014 8:28 pm
Gas leak in vacant house causes scare

Gas leak in vacant house causes scare

SOUTH HAVEN | A natural gas leak in a house neighboring South Elementary School on Thursday morning shut down the area and nearly caused the evacuation of the school.

March 06, 2014 12:35 pm Photos

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Mystery company withdraws petition for tax abatements

PORTAGE | A company that has shown interest in purchasing as many as 43 acres in the city's Northside Business Park remains a mystery.

March 05, 2014 10:30 pm

Portage council opposes proposed water rate hike

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council has gone on record opposing a proposed 17.2 percent increase in Indiana American Water rates.

March 05, 2014 7:02 pm

Porter County Triad looking to serve seniors

PORTAGE | For the last decade, the Porter County Triad has been working to provide services for Porter County senior citizens.

March 05, 2014 5:15 pm

Portage council overrides mayor's veto of gay marriage resolution

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday voted to override Mayor James Snyder's pocket veto of a resolution regarding a proposed state constitutional amendment involving the definition of marriage.

March 05, 2014 5:11 pm

Portage council approves $3.5 million park bond issue

PORTAGE | On a 5-2 vote, the Portage City Council approved a $3.5 million park department bond issue.

March 04, 2014 8:00 pm

Portage commission to hire planning staff despite objections

PORTAGE | The city's Department of Community Development will get a new staffer, despite objections from a couple of officials.

March 04, 2014 12:00 am
DeMotte man leads Portage police on chase

DeMotte man leads Portage police on chase

PORTAGE | A DeMotte man led Portage police on a short chase through the streets of AmeriPlex at the Port business park Friday afternoon.

March 03, 2014 2:45 pm

Portage woman reports burglary to apartment

PORTAGE | A resident of Breckenridge Apartments reported to police early Friday morning that someone had burglarized her apartment while she was at work.

March 03, 2014 2:00 pm

Improvements approved for Portage lakefront

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission approved four repair/improvement projects at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.

March 02, 2014 5:45 pm

Westchester Library declares emergency to replace boiler

CHESTERTON | The Westchester Public Library may have cornered the market on Stop Leak.

March 01, 2014 5:55 pm

Mystery company could be setting sights on Portage

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission this week approved the sale of up to 43 acres at the Northside Business Park to an unnamed company.

February 27, 2014 3:30 pm
Emergency responders skate through ice rescue training

Emergency responders skate through ice rescue training

MICHIGAN CITY | Rescuers steadily walked across Lake Michigan on Wednesday evening, the creaking and cracking of ice echoing through the dark night.

February 26, 2014 8:24 pm Video Photos

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Portage looking to purchase vehicles

PORTAGE | The city's police, street and fire department are all looking to purchase new vehicles.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am
Portage man arrested on child molestation, solicitation charges

Portage man arrested on child molestation, solicitation charges

PORTAGE | A 27-year-old Portage man was arrested Monday and is facing charges stemming from a relationship with an underage girl.

February 25, 2014 12:50 pm
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