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PORTAGE | Some 2,100 households remained without power Tuesday following the two storms that slammed through the city the previous night, Joseph Calhoun said.
PORTAGE | The introduction on Monday of Richard Weigel as the new Portage Township School superintendent was met with applause and a standing ovation by well-wishers.
CHESTERTON | Some team members skipped, some ran and some held hands as they took part Saturday in the American Cancer Society's Duneland Relay for Life.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso City Council on Monday interviewed four applicants for the Valparaiso Community Schools Board with questions ranging from why they wanted to serve to whether or not they favored a referendum.
HEBRON | Don't discount the little things in life, English literature teacher Jared Grigsby told Hebron High School graduates during Thursday's commencement.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Jamie Wineland calls his eclectic collection of bygone days his way of maintaining history.
PORTAGE | Jessica Lawson, sporting a sparking tiara on top of her long, wavy hair, received royal treatment Friday from the students and staff at Central Elementary School.
PORTAGE | Major improvements at two city parks can move forward following action taken earlier this week by the city's Redevelopment Commission.
HOBART | Jim Dandy's, a 50s style diner, has served as a weekly date night for Denise and Tom Potts for 25 years.
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board agreed Monday to use the professional services of two companies to solidify, plan and design work projects at Woodland and Countryside parks.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind. told Porter County Sheriff Department officers of a childhood ritual lovingly forced upon him by his mom, whose brother was a policeman.
Munster High School science teacher Patrick O'Neill is confident the Science Olympiad team he helps coach has a shot at bringing home a first-place win from the national finals.
VALPARAISO | The police officers who work to keep the city safe lined up in their dress blues Wednesday to be honored and to honor fellow officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
VALPARAISO | Freshly baked doughnuts served at the conclusion of a tour of the Family Express distribution center hit the spot for Bailey Ranta.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso High School freshmen Matthew Klemm and Alec Kessler said they don't ever plan to drive while drunk.
HEBRON | The second time proved the charm for MSD Boone Township as the township residents voted in favor to a referendum seeking a property tax hike to help the Hebron schools make up for state cuts in education funding.
LAKE STATION | Residents who stormed the City Council meeting room Thursday expressed anger and disappointment and demanded answers in light of the multiple criminal charges filed against Mayor Keith Soderquist, his wife and stepdaughter.
VALPARAISO | Hebron High School junior Kasie Sass said Thursday's World Affairs Conference held at Ivy Tech Community College was the first time she had heard both sides of the heated global warming issue.
VALPARAISO | Rhonda Berger's 19-year-old daughter, Jennifer Spurgeon, died in an apartment fire five years ago.
VALPARAISO | The Environmental Protection Agency "is trying to establish rules that will drive up costs of electricity to our homes, businesses and communities," Dennis Weiss warned a gathering Tuesday celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Kankakee Valley REMC.
VALPARAISO | When it comes to raising baby deer, rabbits or other wildlife, their moms know best so in most cases leave the animals alone.
VALPARAISO | There was no stopping the fun Friday night as Chasing Dreams families launched blue and yellow balloons in the sky, danced to pop music and welcomed superheroes.
VALPARAISO | How to best invest proceeds from the sale of Porter hospital remains the $159 million question Porter County officials still need to answer.
Mike Williams, a volunteer at the Humane Society of Hobart, poses with Betty, a feral cat who is up for adoption at the shelter.
The bedroom where Curtis Asher's young daughter was sleeping was heavily damaged Nov. 17 when a car hit their home. The family has hired a contractor to repair the bedroom.
A car came to rest in the bedroom of Curtis Asher's 3-year-old daughter after hitting his house Nov. 17. Asher has asked the Hobart Board of Public Works to have a guardrail placed near his property.
Hobart Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mike Adams is stepping down at the end of the month.
Hobart police Cmdr. Jeremy Ogden stands near a wooded area north of Toys R Us off U.S. 30 in Hobart where the remains of a yet-to-be identified man were found in late September. Ogden believes the person may have been a homeless man or someone sleeping there at least overnight.
Jeff Chas, owner of Southlake Auto Body in Hobart, recently delivered 18 bikes to the Hobart Chamber of Commerce for a Toys for Tots luncheon. The bicycles filled two truck beds. Chamber Executive Director Mike Adams said Chas has donated bicycles for the event for three years, increasing th…
A truck parked in front of the house in the 2800 block of Clay Street has stickers on either side with the insignia and phone number of Homeward Hound Rescue. Many of the animals rescued in the garage fire on Sunday had been previously rescued by that group, a spokeswoman said.The homeowner …
Four federal agents from the FBI and IRS execute a search warrant inside the offices of Mayor Keith Soderquist in November.
An FBI van sits outside Lake Station City Hall in November.
Carson's remodeling includes visual enhancements such as new light fixtures ad mannequins, store officials said.
Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor, left, was one of several officials who toured the newly remodeled Carson store on Friday with store manager Shelly Jones.
Caron Pirie Scott manager Shelly Jones takes city officials and media on a tour of the newly remodeled store.
Resident Larry Brown said he is worried that squared off curbing at the median on Old Ridge Road may prove a traffic hazard. He asked the city to look into the matter and officials have agreed.
HOBART | A three-hour police manhunt ended shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, when the last of three suspects sought for questioning in a home burglary was captured, police said.
Work on the first phase of the New Chicago water improvement project is more than 50 percent complete, officials said. Workers this week were laying lines and hooking up service on streets just west of Town Hall.
The railroad crossing, at Marquette Street and Grand Boulevard, was unmarked and marred by overgrowth on Oct. 31, 1971 when a church bus heading south was hit by a 74-car freight train. The driver of the bus didn't stop and wasn't required to at the time of the accident, according to newspap…
The grave of Rebecca Tucker, 13, who is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Portage.
The grave of Merralee Meler, 9, who was one of four victims of the Lake Station train/bus crash. She is buried in Calvary Cemetery.
The grave of Donna Marie Breckman, 13, who is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Portage.
Fire destroyed the J & A Foods, 4325 E. 27th Ave.
A weekend fire destroyed J & A Foods, a landmark convenience store and restaurant located in the Little Mexico neighborhood for 30 years.
A weekend fire that swept through J & A Foods destroyed the landmark store in the Little Mexico neighborhood of Lake Station.
Debris litters the yard of Fred Janizek's New Chicago property.
Items fill a car and areas around a New Chicago house whose owner has been cited on a near-daily basis for the almost two years. Officials — and neighbors — say he has failed to clean up his house and yard in the 100 block of Arthur Street.
Hobart resident Lynn Stephens makes it a habit to take a rake and clean up seaweed and other vegetation that builds up near her boat dock on Lake George.
Work on the first phase of the Lake Station water improvement project is on target, resident project representative Don Grimstad said. Crews on Thursday were pushing to complete the new treatment plant in the 2800 block of Union Street.
The 200 block of South Virginia Street is closed while Rex Construction completes replacement of sewer pipes in the South Mundell area of Hobart. Residents said they've had flooding issues for more than 50 years.
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