PORTER | Celebrate “Holiday Traditions in the Dunes” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Enjoy live holiday music and dance, tour two historic homes decked out in their holiday finest, let the kids make some holiday crafts, and get a free taste of some tradition…
VALPARAISO | The Annual Holly Days event hosted by Valparaiso Community Festivals & Events will bring the sights and sounds of the season to downtown Valparaiso from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
CHESTERTON Delta Theta Tau (DTT) of Chesterton will be creating and sending out Santa letters again this year. These Santa letters are each hand typed (not computer generated), and completely customized with the child’s information, along with extra information. These are printed on high-glo…
Elizabeth Krutz, principal at Central Elementary School in Valparaiso, received the Outstanding Successful School award in October at the 66th annual Association of Teacher Educators - Indiana Conference in Nashville, Ind.
I hope I haven’t given up the fight, but I caved early this year.
Analicia Rios, 17, received a rare chance to view the medical field up close when she traveled to Ghana recently with Anidaso Health, a nonprofit organization providing healthcare services and supplies to struggling countries.
Only 21 shopping days until Christmas. Time flies when you’re having fun and Thanksgiving falls later in November.
The Hebron Fire Dept. holds a food drive titled "Stop, Drop and Donate." All proceeds from the event are donated to the food pantry at United Methodist Church in Hebron.
PORTER COUNTY | The Porter County Public Library Service has added three databases.
CHESTERTON | The Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center is offering free nature storytelling sessions for kids on select Thursdays in December.
VALPARAISO | United Way of Porter County (UWPC) hosted its 4th annual Valparaiso Half Marathon on Nov. 10. All proceeds raised at the event went to UWPC’s Power of Youth Council. The student-led council is a United Way initiative that is comprised of Porter County high school students who ra…
PORTER COUNTY | The last day of the 2013 season for public access to the Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Boone Grove compost site, 546 S. County Road 400 West, will be Saturday.
VALPARAISO | About 3,800 runners and walkers participated in the annual Valparaiso Turkey Trot, which is hosted by the Porter-Starke Services Foundation. Despite colder weather, this annual event set another record for event participants, both for the Turkey Trot and other similar races in N…
CHESTERTON | The general public is invited to attend a free Small Business Administration Loan (SBA Loan) seminar at 9 a.m. Thursday at Riley’s Railhouse, 123 4th St. The event will include a free brunch provided by Harvest Circle Workshop.
PORTER| Frank, 91, and Jane, 89, wold love to celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary with a dinner out at a restaurant. Their mobility is limited so they don't get out much. The Christmas for the Elderly program will help make their wish come true.
Blood donors are encouraged to donate blood this holiday season. To schedule an appointment to donate, call (800) 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org for more information.
MICHIGAN CITY | This holiday season Barker Mansion is creating scenes from popular children’s stories in “Children’s Classic Stories at Christmas."
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