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Portage schools to re-evaluate Late Start Wednesday program

PORTAGE | Portage Township School officials may be changing their Late Start Wednesday program into an after school program for teachers.

September 10, 2014 6:21 pm

Brentwood subdivision stormwater project to begin Oct. 1

PORTAGE | Contractors should begin mobilizing work on the Brentwood subdivision stormwater project on Oct. 1.

September 10, 2014 3:33 pm

FBI involvement in Valparaiso case incorreclty reported

A story regarding the FBI visiting Portage city offices, which appeared in Wednesday's edition, incorrectly stated the FBI's request for documents in Valparaiso.

September 10, 2014 10:56 am
Few partake in Portage Coffee with the Superintendent event

Few partake in Portage Coffee with the Superintendent event

PORTAGE | While only a half dozen parents attended the inaugural Coffee with the Superintendent on Tuesday night at Portage High School, most who did got answers to questions.

September 09, 2014 7:05 pm Photos


FBI visits Portage street department

PORTAGE | FBI officials made their second visit to the city Tuesday.

September 09, 2014 3:45 pm

Four underage drinkers arrested in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Four people were arrested and charged with underage drinking Sunday morning after a police officer spotted them out for a stroll.

September 09, 2014 10:23 am
Three arrested after residents report gunshots

Three arrested after residents report gunshots

PORTAGE | Three men were arrested early Sunday morning after police responded to calls of gunshots in the neighborhood.

September 08, 2014 7:45 pm Photos


Porter County crime briefs

Alleged shoplifter found hiding in bathroom

September 08, 2014 7:00 pm
Partnership graduates first class of certified production technicians

Partnership graduates first class of certified production technicians

PORTAGE | Belinda Holbrook called the Certified Production Technician program from which she and seven others graduated Monday a "blessing."

September 08, 2014 6:45 pm
Two arrested in Portage after shoplifting leads to chase

Two arrested in Portage after shoplifting leads to chase

PORTAGE | Two Lake County men were arrested Friday afternoon after a shoplifting incident led to a chase.

September 08, 2014 12:30 pm Photos


Portage American Legion to hold election meeting

PORTAGE | The Portage American Legion Post 260 is accepting nominations for the election of a new post commander and finance officer due to the recent resignations from those posts.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

NPCCC sponsors victim avoidance/firearms class for women

CHESTERTON | The North Porter County Conservation Club will host a four-hour class for women only from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 20.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Money stolen in portage tanning salon burglary

PORTAGE | The owner of a tanning salon reported Thursday that his business had been broken into overnight.

September 06, 2014 7:00 pm

Walmart employee charged with theft

PORTAGE | A Walmart employee was arrested early Friday morning after she attempted to steal items from her employer, police said.

September 06, 2014 7:00 pm

Council, RDC to hold workshop on proposed $11.2 million bond issue

PORTAGE | There's little doubt that the city's police station could use an overhaul or that a new fire station along Central Avenue would be useful.

September 06, 2014 6:30 pm

Man arrested after he 'belly bumped' customer at store

PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested after he "belly bumped" a fellow customer at a local grocery store Wednesday afternoon.

September 04, 2014 9:58 am

Mosquito spraying delayed after equipment damaged

PORTAGE | The mosquitoes have scored another win in the region, at least temporarily.

September 03, 2014 11:00 pm

Man allegedly batters wife at business where he is working

PORTAGE | A man living in the business at which he works was arrested early Tuesday morning after police said he battered and strangled his wife.

September 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Portage Mall property owner questioning city's intent

PORTAGE | At least one Portage Mall property owner is questioning whether the city truly intends to follow through on its promise to make improvements.

September 03, 2014 7:00 pm

Chesterton police seek man who ran from arrest

CHESTERTON | Police requested a warrant for a man who ran from officers Friday night after being stopped for not having his headlights on.

September 03, 2014 8:57 am

Portage takes first steps to lure company from Wisconsin

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved the initial idea of establishing a small economic revitalization area along Ind. 149 in Portage hoping to luring business from Wisconsin.

September 02, 2014 8:45 pm

Police: Man battered 14-year-old girl

PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly battering a 14-year-old girl.

September 02, 2014 7:30 pm

Man tased, arrested for resisting, disorderly conduct

PORTAGE | A Portage man who, according to a police report, became belligerent with police was shocked by a stun gun and arrested late Monday night.

September 02, 2014 7:30 pm
Portage welcomes 62nd and 63rd cops to department

Portage welcomes 62nd and 63rd cops to department

PORTAGE | In the last month, two new police officers have joined the Portage force.

September 02, 2014 6:30 pm

Man fires shot at would-be burglars

PORTAGE | When a resident of the 800 block of Camelot Manor saw someone outside his kitchen window early Saturday morning, he told his wife to call police and retrieved his pistol.

September 02, 2014 3:18 pm
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