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Annette Arnold

The power of community grant-makers

When I think of famous philanthropists, the names of Andrew Carnegie and John Rockefeller come to mind. Their families were both wealthy and generous. They knew it was far easier to make money than it was to responsibly give it away. They wanted their philanthropy to be both effective and pr…

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Porter County week ahead briefs

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Cut event waste by borrowing recycling containers

PORTER COUNTY | Churches, schools, towns and anyone planning events in Porter County can encourage their guests to recycle aluminum cans and plastic bottles by using recycling event containers, provided free of charge by the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County.

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ValPlaySo-The Next Generation needs tools

Tools are needed to help build ValPlayso The Next Generation. The tools will be returned in good condition, or they will be replaced. All tools will be safely stored and locked. The group will use their own bits and blades. ValPlayso The Next Generation is a community-build project happening…

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CHS Trojan Guard takes second at season opener

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School Trojan Guard Marching Band traveled to Goshen to participate with 12 other Northern Indiana bands in the Goshen High School Crimson Invitational. The CHS Trojan Guard placed second.

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Covered Bridge Harvest Fest offers all things pumpkin, family fun

Enjoy all things pumpkin, including pumpkin decorating, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin putt-putt golf; hay rides; a car show; live entertainment; food, arts and crafts vendors; and living history presentations by Company B 20th Regiment Indiana Infantry Civil War re-enactors at a Civil War enca…

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Business - Daily Grain Prices

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September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Religion briefs

TODAY

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Park briefs

Porter County Parks

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
President Benjamin Harrison hunts the Kankakee

President Benjamin Harrison hunts the Kankakee

After the railroads were built in Northwest Indiana during the Civil War anyone with the ticket fare could experience the wonders of the Grand Kankakee Marsh. People from all walks of life now had access to this "Everglades of the North." A great number of them were political leaders. The mo…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Women’s Leadership Council unites leaders to make impact

Women’s Leadership Council unites leaders to make impact

MICHIGAN CITY | The Women’s Leadership Council of the LaPorte County United Way held its kickoff event, “Wine, Women and Impact” at Shady Creek Winery.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Second-grader Chloe Kowal is excited to begin the football season as the only girl on the Valparaiso Pop Warner Football Junior Mitey Mite 3 team.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Checking in on Hilltop

Checking in on Hilltop

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

League of Women Voters seeks members

VALPARAISO | The League of Women Voters of Porter County is rebooting with a kick-off meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Valparaiso University Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources Board Room.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Yost students read together

Yost students read together

September 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Critique night planned at art center

CHESTERTON | Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Guests are welcome to show up, with no prior registration required. All ability levels and artistic styles are encouraged to attend. While VanderVinne is a painter, he wil…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

YMCA briefs

Portage YMCA

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Soundscapes brings cultures together

Soundscapes brings cultures together

VALPARAISO | South Shore Orchestra will celebrate the beginning of its 10th season as Valparaiso’s community orchestra with this concert season dedicated to "Imagine."

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
50 Fit & Fabulous to benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA annual Community Assistance Campaign

50 Fit & Fabulous to benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA annual Community Assistance Campaign

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Family YMCA's annual 50 Fit & Fabulous style show begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Old Town Banquet Center, 711 Calumet Ave.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Fill the boot

Fill the boot

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

During his lifetime, Paul Schultz has witnessed the Village of Lansing grow from 2,000 residents to nearly 30,000. As president of the Lansing Historical Society, his mission is to collect and preserve the community's history.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

More volunteers need for Pack-A-Thon event

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises is still seeking volunteers for its annual Pack-A-Thon event.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Feeding the hungry in so many ways

I can truly say I am a proud member of the Portage United Methodist Church. I have been a Methodist all my life and love my church family immensely.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
The importance of family traditions

The importance of family traditions

Opening one present on Christmas Eve, attending Midnight Mass, and my mom singing Las Mañanitas to me on my birthday are the family traditions I remember most.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
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