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Frisbee golf course volunteer developers issue concerns

PORTAGE | Volunteer developers of a disc golf course at Countryside Park are raising concerns about a trail being constructed at the park they fear may interfere with the game.

October 20, 2014 7:45 pm
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

PORTAGE | The latest in a series of Indiana Department of Natural Resources posters celebrates both the Grand and Little Calumet rivers.

October 20, 2014 5:00 pm Photos


NAACP hosts meeting on driver's rights, responsibilities

MICHIGAN CITY | The Michigan City branch of the NAACP will host a meeting Thursday to discuss the rights and responsibilities of drivers when stopped by police.

October 20, 2014 12:11 pm

VHS speech and debate team ranked among the top in the nation

VALPARAISO | It takes a special kind of kid to spend long hours, before and after school, during the weekends, nearly year-around, honing their skills of persuasion.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Pride of Portage Marching Band heads to state competition Oct. 25

PORTAGE | The Portage High School Pride of Portage Marching Band traveled to Fort Wayne on Saturday Oct. 11 to compete with 23 other marching bands in the Indiana State School Music Association’s Scholastic "A" Class State Preliminary competition.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Woman killed in single car crash on Borman

Woman killed in single car crash on Borman

HAMMOND | A 42-year-old Hammond woman was killed Friday night when she failed to negotiate the curve on the northbound Kennedy Avenue ramp off Interstate 94 and rolled her vehicle.

October 17, 2014 9:30 pm Photos


Residents voice concern over police action at town hall meeting

HAMMOND | Melissa Campbell said she's been followed and stopped by Hammond police for no reason.

October 17, 2014 8:55 am

Portage board opens bid to repair sewage plant tank

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board opened a single bid to repair an approximate 190,000-gallon clarifier tank at the treatment plant.

October 16, 2014 2:29 pm
Man arrested for nearly blinding son in beating

Man arrested for nearly blinding son in beating

PORTAGE | A man was arrested Tuesday after beating his son, leaving him nearly blind in one eye, according to Portage police.

October 15, 2014 9:55 am

Portage paving project nearing completion

PORTAGE | The city's massive paving project is winding down and officials believe contractors will complete most of the work before winter weather hits.

October 14, 2014 12:39 pm

Porter County crime briefs

Man attempts to steal a cart full of copper

October 14, 2014 10:58 am

Porter County crime briefs

Man buys steak dinner with fake $100 bill

October 13, 2014 3:18 pm
DeMartinis named OE CEO

DeMartinis named OE CEO

VALPARAISO | Ellen DeMartinis has been named the next CEO of Opportunity Enterprises.

October 13, 2014 2:31 pm
Clancy, Thompson seek Portage Township Trustee seat

Clancy, Thompson seek Portage Township Trustee seat

PORTAGE | Both candidates for Portage Township Trustee say they have a passion for helping people, especially those in need.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Portage police endorse Reynolds for sheriff

PORTAGE | The Portage Fraternal Order of Police Vernon Reibly Lodge No. 145 unanimously voted to endorse David M. Reynolds for Porter County Sheriff in the November election, according to a press release issued by Lodge President Emerito Beltran.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Portage council approves lease agreement for proposed bond issue

PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved a lease agreement between the Redevelopment Commission and Redevelopment Authority bringing the $8.25 million bond to fund a new fire station and refurbish the police station closer to reality.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Juvenile faces charges after altercation at football game

PORTAGE | A juvenile faces several charges after she allegedly battered police officers during last Friday's Portage High School football game.

October 09, 2014 12:45 pm
Portage SWAT team makes three drug-related arrests

Portage SWAT team makes three drug-related arrests

PORTAGE | The Portage Police SWAT team arrested three men Tuesday, all charged with various drug-related offenses.

October 08, 2014 12:42 pm Photos


Man arrested after allegedly pushing woman, breaking her leg

PORTAGE | A Lake Station man is facing several charges after allegedly getting into a fight with a woman in a busy parking lot Tuesday night.

October 08, 2014 12:15 pm

Superintendent apologizes for political interpretation of email

UNION TOWNSHIP | Union Township Schools Superintendent John Hunter has apologized if an email he sent out last month appeared to have political intentions.

October 07, 2014 7:30 pm
Man in custody in toddler's death

Man in custody in toddler's death

PORTAGE | A Gary man is being charged in the death of a 21-month-old boy over the weekend.

October 07, 2014 7:00 pm

Portage council approves abatements to provide some 500 jobs

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved two tax abatements officials said will bring some 500 jobs to the city in the next three or four years.

October 07, 2014 6:41 pm

Portage man takes children with him while allegedly stealing air conditioning units

PORTAGE | Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon after police said they stole two air conditioning units from behind a business in the Portage Mall.

October 06, 2014 12:55 pm

Porter County crime briefs

$15,000 shoe collection reported stolen

October 06, 2014 12:46 pm

Portage police name liaison officer for boys and girls club

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department and Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s Portage Unit have partnered with a shared goal of providing another resource to the youth of the Portage community.

October 06, 2014 12:30 pm
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