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Mom-to-be arrested for endangering unborn son
A woman with an admitted addiction to huffing was arrested Wednesday for felony neglect of a dependent - her unborn son.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Police defend use of old military equipment
While law enforcement personnel use former military vehicles to patrol the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, and body armor-clad police officers launch tear gas and smoke canisters into demonstrators and rioters, local police officials said it is better to have military grade equipment and not need it than to need it and not have it.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Pair of fests coming in Kouts
The seventh annual Aukiki River Festival, on the grounds of Collier Lodge along the Kankakee River outside of Kouts, will be the largest festival so far.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Technical centers ready students for careers
Ozbolt, 20, of Portage, works at Urschel Laboratory in Valparaiso, earning $15 per hour.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
County museum's 'Stories' project wins state accolades
Porter County Museum's Stories Project, which started with stories from downtown Valparaiso and is now featuring Ogden Dunes, has received accolades from a state preservation organization.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Police To Close Death Investigation Of Michigan Doctor
Indiana State Police plan to close their investigation into the death of a Michigan doctor whose body was found in an Porter County lake after getting results of toxicology tests.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Dearborn County Register
State has first '14 human West Nile case
The first human case of West Nile virus in Indiana for 2014 has been reported in Porter County.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
NeighborLink Porter County to open resale home improvement store
Since 2008, about 400 individuals and Porter County families suffering hardships have gotten help with basic home improvements and repairs at no cost to them.
City honors Ofc. Perry Renn in August newsletter
Public Safety Director Troy Riggs calls the August 2014 issue of the DPS newsletter "a tribute to Officer Perry Renn and to all in Public Safety who continue to bravely serve the citizens of Indianapolis."
Indiana's 1st 2014 human West Nile case confirmed
State health officials announced Friday a case has been reported in Porter County.
First Indiana West Nile case reported in Porter County
The first human case of West Nile virus in Indiana has been reported in Porter County, state health officials announced Friday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Porter County animal shelter director arrested for drunken driving
The director of the Porter County Animal Shelter allegedly showed his teeth at and growled at hospital security officers when he was taken for blood-alcohol tests related to his arrest Friday for misdemeanor drunken driving.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Motorcycle run raises funds for family of slain Gary police officer
At least 75 motorcycle enthusiasts brought out their bikes for the second annual Solidarity Run from its Clark Street hall.
ISTEP scores reflect modest gains for most NWI school districts
According to the Indiana Department of Education, school districts in Lake and Porter counties saw the following percent of students pass both the math and English portions of the ISTEP: Although most school districts in Lake and Porter counties saw modest improvements in ISTEP scores, one school dropped to the lowest in the state among public ... (more)
Sun Aug 03, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Change to public employee annuities spurs exodus
Porter Superior Court Judge Roger Bradford's executive assistant, bailiff and court reporter all are retiring Aug. 29, partly to avoid reductions in the amount of money they'll receive from their public employee retirement plan annuities, The Times reported Sunday .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Attorney: Minor scam tried to set up Lake Station mayor
Mayor Keith Soderquist's attorney says someone tried to make it appear that his client, who's under federal indictment for allegedly stealing public funds, made a private purchase recently at a retail store using city funds.
Indiana Law Blog
Ind. Gov't. - Double whammy of PERF changes and criminal code changes
A "unique situation" was evidently unique enough for the Porter County Council to go against it current hiring freeze Tuesday as it voted 5-0 Tuesday for Superior Court Judge Roger Bradford's request to add a full-time second legal assistant to his staff.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Clancy wins Dem nod for treasurer
Porter County's Democratic precinct committeemen have selected Michelle Clancy to complete the term of Treasurer Mike Bucko, who resigned.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Work pays off as 4-H animals sold at auction
It was all part of the 4-H Celebration Sale on Thursday at the Porter County Fair, the payoff after months of hard work by 4-H'ers who take the time, energy and patience to see their animals through the season.