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VALPARAISO| The Valparaiso Rotary Club hosted its 14th annual Veterans Day program on Monday. The theme for this year was Women in the Military, featuring speakers Marty Wyall and Lee Lane.
VALPARAISO | A meeting held by the Valparaiso School Board on Wednesday night discussed defining teaching and learning for the 21st century.
KOUTS | Karen Higbie defeated challenger Christopher Fields by a 3-to-2 margin for the 2nd District seat on East Porter County School Board.
PORTER TWP | Lilann Sgouros narrowly defeated Steve Julovich in an at-large seat for the Porter Township School Board.
VALPARAISO | A new development featuring businesses and luxury apartments came before the Valparaiso Site Review Committee on Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | Local Republicans came out to show their support for gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence and other hopefuls Friday at the Porter County Reagan Rally at Task Force Tips.
Porter Township voters on Tuesday will chose between two candidates seeking a seat on the Porter Township School Board.
KOUTS | Kouts Elementary Students had a surprise visitor on Halloween: a scarecrow that had recently been "stolen" by crows.
CHESTERTON | Chesterton resident Gary Craig attended a ceremony commemorating the first secret service agent to die guarding a president.
KOUTS | Carl Pyles and Brandon Johnston have been turning their front yard into Ravenfall Manor for the past three years in order to give a good scare to trick-or-treaters.
KOUTS | Two candidates are running for a seat in District 2 of the East Porter County School Board, and both candidates have experience in public schools.
VALPARAISO | Client artists with Opportunity Enterprises’ Art Enrichment Program have been working all year painting canvases and creating ceramics for an annual art show. The art will be sold at OE’s sixth annual ARTablity Art Auction in November.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | South Bend St. Joseph showed why they are ranked 35th in the state Friday night against Calumet. The Indians had four different players score in their 35-0 win over the Warriors in the Class 3A sectional semi-final.
LAPORTE | LaPorte's offense struck early in their Class 5A sectional against Fort Wayne Carroll on Friday night, but the Slicers were not able to keep up with the Chargers. The Slicers fell 49-7 to Carroll on a night that saw the Slicers commit four turnovers, and Carroll scoring 21 points o…
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University Law Professor Rosalie Levinson discussed women’s rights and religious freedom Thursday to a group of Northwest Indiana businesswomen.
CULVER | After losing the first two games of Tuesday's Class A Culver Community Sectional opener, South Central coach Ashley Rinker told her team not to give up.
Months of practice paid off for some area high school students Monday night as teams from across the state took part in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl.
ARGOS | Less than a minute into Saturday's girls soccer regional championship game, Argos already had a one goal lead over Wheeler.
NEW CHICAGO | Kyle and Alec Sturdy put on a show during South Central’s Greater South Shore Conference game against River Forest on Friday night.
VALPARAISO | Students had an opportunity to be hypnotized by a certified hypnotherapist as part of learning about alternative medicine.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Thursday's quarterfinals of the Porter County Conference girls volleyball tournament yielded contrasting outcomes.
VALPARAISO | Members of the American Legion gathered in Valparaiso Wednesday night to support Jim Koutz, the national commander of the veterans organization.
WESTVILLE | More than 200 high school students participated as Purdue North Central hosted its 28th college fair Tuesday night. The program was an effort to give students an opportunity to gather information about college and help narrow down choices of colleges to apply to.
MICHIGAN CITY | Dr. Bob Arnot spoke in Michigan City on Sunday night as part of Purdue North Central’s Sinai Forum on the recent health care reform.
UNION TOWNSHIP | After a handball violation in the 44th minute, Wheeler's Alexa Fratzke was awarded a penalty kick.
CULVER | Valparaiso had a 2-1 lead over Culver Academy at the boys tennis semistate matchup Saturday, and a trip to the state finals came down to the tie-breaker sets at No. 2 doubles and No. 3 singles.
HOBART|The Brickies defeated the Morton Governors 35-13 Friday, snagging a fourth consecutive victory.
UNION TWP | Wheeler’s offense kept rolling Thursday night, while Andrean scored twice in the first half to also advance to Saturday's sectional championship.
PORTAGE | Valparaiso relied on their senior tri-captains -- Ben Kalisch, Marty Pochop and Eric Cender -- to dominate against Penn in the Portage Regional boys tennis championship on Wednesday.
PORTAGE | Valparaiso finished all five of its matches in just over an hour to sweep Marquette 5-0 in the semi-finals of the Portage tennis regional on Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday its support to change the way Valparaiso Community Schools school board members are selected.
UNION TWP| Wheeler coach Bryan Murraycalls his team unselfish when it comes to scoring, and it showed in the first round of the sectional tournament against Washington Township on Monday night.
Chesterton's Grassel breaks state golf record as she repeats as medalist, named mental attitude award winner
FRANKLIN | Kelly Grassel knew she was a few shots behind Katherine Sharp during Saturday's final round of the girls state golf tournament at the Legends Golf Club.
LAPORTE | Crown Point took advantage of its quick offense on Friday night against LaPorte. The Bulldogs had two scoring drives of one play in the first half, and outgained the Slicers 397-217 in total yards in a 35-21 win.
PORTAGE | Friends and family gathered to see five veterans graduate from the Veterans Treatment Court on Friday.
PORTAGE | In a repeat of the last four sectional match ups, Portage and Valparaiso knew that it was going to be a tough day.
PORTAGE | The match-up is the same.
UNION TWP | It took five games to decide the winner between the Wheeler and Munster girls volleyball teams on Monday night. Munster came out and went on a 5-2 run to take game five, 15-11. Munster won 24-26, 25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 15-11.
WANATAH | The cool weather Saturday morning didn’t stop people from enjoying food, crafts, games and scarecrows at the Scarecrow Festival in Wanatah.
UNION MILLS | South Central wasted no time Friday night scoring against Lake Station.
LOWELL| Munster coach Tracy Summers noticed that her team looked tired at the beginning of the Mustangs' match against Lowell.
VALPARAISO| The Valparaiso School Board was presented with the 2013 budget on Tuesday night. The advertised budget is expected to be exceed $61 million, an increase of 1.6 percent over 2012.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | Wheeler coach Bryan Murray said his team has been a second half team all season, and the Times No. 7 Bearcats proved it once again Saturday against No. 10 Boone Grove.
BOONE GROVE | Times No. 10 Boone Grove set the tone early, scoring in the first three minutes, and used the early momentum for a 3-0 win over Wheeler in Northwest Indiana Soccer Conference play.
NEW CHICAGO | North Newton can say thanks to their special teams and defense for Friday's 30-24 Greater South Shore Conference comeback win over River Forest.
HAMMOND | The Indians were down 12 strokes, 266-378, after Lake Central’s first four golfers finished their round at Lost Marsh Golf Course in Hammond. Then Lake Central’s fifth golfer, Julia Beggs came in with a 93.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso was looking to avenge an earlier-season loss to Lake Central, and the Times No. 2 Vikings did just that with a 25-18, 28-26, 25-13 sweep of the No. 5 Indians.
PORTAGE | Portage residents voiced concerned and questioned the city’s new trash and recycling pickup system at a Thursday meeting at City Hall.
VALPARAISO | After only giving up two goals this season, the Valparaiso Vikings surrendered two goals to the Crown Point Bulldogs, as the Bulldogs defeated the Vikings 2-0 on Wednesday night.
PORTAGE | Portage residents will soon be able to pay their utility bills online. The new system was approved at the Utility Services Board meeting Wednesday.
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