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PORTER | The Town Council unanimously granted a payment of $1,390 from CEDIT funds on Monday to cover repairs after the furnace at Town Hall broke last week.
CHESTERTON | After serving as Chesterton’s town clerk-treasurer since 1988, Gayle Polakowski submitted her letter of resignation due to health reasons to the Town Council during last month’s meeting.
BURNS HARBOR | Many municipalities across the region have been eying or acquiring advanced life support ambulance service rather than outsourcing to private service providers.
PORTER | Visitors battled the bitter cold Saturday to head indoors at Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to experience a little of holiday life from long ago.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | The winter holidays kicked off early at Sunset Hill Farm on Saturday for the Porter County Parks annual Winter Lights Festival and although there was no snow, there was plenty of rain.
VALPARAISO | Members of the African Children’s Choir performed at the Indiana Faith Evangelical Bible Church in Valparaiso on Wednesday night to bring awareness to their organization and entertain the crowd with singing, dancing, and percussion.
CHESTERTON | The Town Council heard from several department heads Tuesday during a meeting.
VALPARAISO | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky pledged to continue his support of veterans and their families, as well as those who currently serve in the armed forces during the Valparaiso Rotary Club’s 15th annual Veterans Day program.
VALPARAISO | “When is it going to be enough?” asks a high school student in the film “Miss Representation” after images of women portrayed as sex objects and in violent scenarios flashed on the screen from advertisements, movies and television shows.
VALPARAISO | The Women Lawyers Association at Valparaiso University will present a screening of the documentary film “Miss Representation” at 4 p.m. Friday at Valparaiso University School of Law.
VALPARAISO | Students from Porter County middle and high schools packed the auditorium at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning and sat mesmerized as they heard horrifying and hopeful stories of survival from Eva Mozes Kor.
VALPARAISO | After a successful $3.9 million campaign over three years, staff and officials from Opportunity Enterprises joined community members Wednesday to cut the ribbon on the day services wing for the OE Lakeside Day Services Facility.
CHESTERTON | The Town Council unanimously passed an ordinance during Monday night’s meeting to establish a planned unit development for an industrial park in incorporated Liberty Township -- called the Alliance Business Park.
PORTER | “Disgusting!” “Gross!” came the cries of little girls dressed up as princesses and zombies as they ran from the exit door of the haunted kitchen at the Hawthorne Park Community Center during Sunday afternoon’s annual Boo Bash.
WHEELER | A victim lay on the floor at Wheeler High School, moaning in pain as hostages were lined up against the chalkboard on the classroom wall.
PORTER | After a close vote, the Porter Town Council agreed to restructure the department of parks and recreation during Tuesday night’s meeting.
VALPARAISO | Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Porter County and community leaders gathered at the Valparaiso University Harre Union Tuesday night for the 14th annual Steak and Burger Dinner and to hear words of inspiration from keynote speaker and Indianapolis Colts Community Spokesma…
PORTER | When public work crews in Porter hear of a clog, they put on the equipment, get into the trenches, and do the job -- even if it means being exposed to hazardous germs or being stuck by a hypodermic needle.
CHESTERTON | The Chesterton Town Council on Monday voted unanimously, with Sharon Darnell absent, to adopt the 2014 budget.*
PORTAGE | Dyan Fearson says she has traveled from Germantown, Wis., to attend the Elvis Fantasy Fest in Portage for so many years that she can’t even remember how long it has been.
VALPARAISO | A Portage man was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in August to child molesting.
CHESTERTON | Valparaiso University men's basketball coach Bryce Drew invited the community to encourage others in their faith.
PORTER | During Tuesday night’s meeting, the Porter Town Council introduced an ordinance to restructure the department of parks and recreation.
CHESTERTON | Enrollment at Duneland schools is down by 43 students from last year, a drop that brings with it a budget hit of about $200,000.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP | Chesterton resident Hillary Lukes didn't live in Chesterton as an 8-year-old boy, but living in Chicago he still heard plenty about the Oct. 10, 1933 plane crash in Jackson Township that killed all seven aboard.
VALPARAISO | Their feet, clad in vinyl boots, stomped on the wooden floor of the dance studio at Valparaiso University, fists pumping the air, shield in hand as they grooved to their school fight song.
CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Board held three public hearings on the 2014 budget plan providing an opportunity for input from the public.
PORTER | After a public hearing on the town of Porter’s budget, which trimmed $250,000 from last year’s budget, Town Council President Elka Nelson asked the council to consider bringing the Park Board under the town’s control, a move she once opposed.
CHESTERTON | The town's investment in regional tourism is paying off, according to a local tourism official.
VALPARAISO | The $2.3 million that Valparaiso University has been awarded through a U.S. Department of Energy grant just may revolutionize the way that we drive our cars in the future. Although for staff and students at the university, it means even more than that.
VALPARAISO | “Ping, ping ping.”
MICHIGAN CITY | The rain didn’t stop the crowds from gathering at the second annual Polish Heritage Festival at Friendship Gardens to enjoy some traditional Polish food, music and dance.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso International Center will host its fifth annual World Cultural Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Central Park Plaza.
CHESTERTON | Utility Superintendent Terry Atherton said he will be meeting with representatives at Indiana American Water meeting either this week or next to resolve billing issues that left hundreds of residents with zero consumption.
CHESTERTON | Robert Blumenthal, assistant principal at Chesterton High School, asked the Duneland School Corp. board to consider a policy to adopt Breathalyzer tests for high school dances, adding the pilot program at last school year’s prom had “no incidents whatsoever.”
WANATAH | Doug Stonebraker says that obtaining the military medals his late father James Stonebraker earned during service in WWII was tough, especially since his dad never talked about the war and his military records were burned.
PORTER | Officials at Indiana Dunes Tourism gathered with family and friends on Friday morning to dedicate a newly-built memorial garden to two former members of their front desk staff who recently died.
VALPARAISO | Commissioner John Evans and Laura Blaney at Thursday night's Porter County Park Board meeting proposed building a pet shelter on 3 to 5 acres at Sunset Hill Park.
VALPARAISO | Led away in handcuffs and shackles, tears streaming down her face as she looked back at her family in the gallery, Billie Jo Moore, 50, was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for attacking a Center Township man in his home last October.
VALPARAISO | The pipe organ played the song “Praise the Source of Faith and Learning” as new students, faculty and administrators streamed into Valparaiso University’s Chapel of the Resurrection on Tuesday afternoon, with heat heavy and hopes high during the 85th annual opening convocation.
CHESTERTON | In closing comments during Monday night’s Town Council meeting, Councilwoman Sharon Darnell encouraged residents to be patient with their Indiana American Water bills.
CHESTERTON |The Duneland School Board will advertise an estimated 2014 budget of $64,397,556, nearly $900,000 more than the 2013 advertised budget of $63,525,458. In 2013, the amount certified was $62,616,299.
HEBRON | Charles Sargent has been training dogs in basic obedience skills for years as a member of the Dunes Dog Training Club in Hebron.
VALPARAISO | More than 1,000 volunteers from all over Lake and Porter counties took the day off from their desk jobs, their uniform jobs and their regular jobs, to put some elbow grease into the community.
PORTAGE | When Rich Birs, 94, was wounded on April 15, 1945, in combat on Okinawa, shrapnel in his leg was so disastrous it ended his four years of service.
VALPARAISO | Michael Berta, superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools, asked members of the Rotary Club of Valparaiso to consider sponsoring the district's random substance abuse testing program at their Monday luncheon.
PORTER | Resident Eric Joll told the Town Council this week he doesn't want to run a-fowl of the law and hopes the town will reconsider its current ban on raising chickens.
KOUTS | Get ready to step back in time for the annual Aukiki River Festival in Kouts on Aug. 24 and 25 as re-enactors bring the history of the Kankakee River region back to life.
CHESTERTON | Chesterton Police Chief Dave Cincoski has been spending time recently removing ordinance-violating signs in town.
CHESTERTON | Superintendent Dave Pruis told the Duneland School Corp. board Monday that the district is working out the bugs in its new online registration days before school starts.
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