14 hrs ago
Portage man drowns at campground lake
A Portage man drowned Tuesday in Lake Minnehaha at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resort on the city's north side, authorities said.
14 hrs ago
Park death ruled drowning
Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris ruled Wednesday that a Portage man died after drowning at a lake in a local campground.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Technical centers ready students for careers
Ozbolt, 20, of Portage, works at Urschel Laboratory in Valparaiso, earning $15 per hour.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Portage police investigate school vandalism
When employees arrived at the school, 6260 Central Ave., at about 7 a.m. Thursday, they found "McPherson's Institution, Portage Indiana" written across the sidewalk, three doors and windows, and on a flower planter.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Indiana court to hear convicted murderer's appeal
The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to hear a northern Indiana man's appeal of his conviction in his ex-girlfriend's fatal shooting.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Teen panhandling with infant faces neglect charge
Police in northwestern Indiana have arrested a teenage mother for child neglect after officers spotted her panhandling with her baby clad only in a diaper.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Charges filed in shooting death of Gary police officer
Car le'Ellis Blount Jr., 25, of Portage, Ind., was taken into custody July 6, but was not charged until Thursday, the The Post-Tribune reports .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Vista Capital Closes $9.7M of Financing for Two Indiana Properties
Vista Capital Company has recently arranged and closed $9.7 million of financing for two hotels in Indiana, the 117-room Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in South Bend, IN, and the 100-room Best Western Plus in Portage, IN.