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Town Council seeks to buy back blind woman's house
Dolores Pittman, 67, remains cautiously optimistic of Cedar Lake officials' plans to pursue buying back her land after it - and the house she lived in - was sold in 2009 for $43.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Health problems make caring for grandchildren difficult
It's bare - the Lemmons, who care for three of their grandchildren in their Portage home, can't afford lights for the tree, though granddaughter Evelyn Lemmon, 7, asks about decorations.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Volunteers feast on joy of season in Porter County
Mountains of mashed potatoes and about 15 turkeys filled the kitchen of the Salvation Army of Porter County on Thursday morning as volunteers prepared the traditional Thanksgiving free feast.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Blind Indiana woman giving up eviction fight
A blind, 67-year-old woman says she will spend one last holiday in the Indiana home she has lived in since childhood before giving up her eviction fight.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Parts Of NW Indiana Could Get A Foot Of Lake Effect Snow
Roads could be a mess much of the day in parts of northwest Indiana on the eve of Thanksgiving, as lake effect snow could bring up to a foot of snow to some of the region.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Star Press
Board eyes $1.1M Indiana home on tax-exempt property
A $1.1 million northern Indiana home has attracted the attention of local tax officials who want to know how the property it sits on obtained a tax exemption.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Blue Ribbon day for tiny Morgan Township Elementary
Two decades ago, three small rural enclaves stood at an education crossroad. In 1993, voters opted to consolidate their schools - the heart of their communities.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Man accused of pointing weapon in parking lot
A Porter County man loaded a handgun and pointed it at several people during a confrontation in a restaurant parking lot, police said.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Commissioners ponder changes to Porter County Antabuse system
The Porter County Board of Commissioners took the first step this week to change how the county's Antabuse program is administered, a move that would switch oversight of the program from the county's judges to the health department.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Deputies say trespassing woman believes man is Mick Jagger
A Michigan City woman has run afoul of police for the second time in as many months.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Winter Lights displays help illuminate holidays in Valparaiso
Carolers from the Memorial Opera House, led by Trinidad Snider, sing Christmas carols Saturday during Winter Lights Night at Sunset Hill Farm County Park.
Storms down trees, power lines in northwest Indiana
Police in Hammond, Portage and Dyer reported downed trees and power lines. Dyer also had reports of backed-up water, according to police.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Davich: Donated Boeing 737 offers high-flying opportunity
The jumbo jet airplane looks like most every other Boeing 737 except for its stripped cockpit, removed wing-engines and remnants of a recent SWAT team training exercise.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Thousands of bargains at whopper garage sale
Marilyn and Steven Thien of Wheatfield brought a vanload of household goods to the Porter County Expo Center on Saturday.
Jury returns guilty verdict in infant's death
A rural Valparaiso man faces 20 to 50 years in prison on two felony charges after he was found guilty Friday of causing the death of a 7-month-old.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Judge again warns courtroom visitors in Willis jury trial
For the second day, Porter County Superior Judge Roger Bradford admonished the supporters of both sides of a criminal trial.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Sentencing delayed for teacher who sent sexual texts to students
A Portage middle school teacher who sent sexually themed text messages to three students had expected to learn his punishment Wednesday.
Salvation Army kicks off Porter County kettle campaign
The Salvation Army of Porter County started its 2013 holiday Red Kettle giving campaign with a turkey and a check at its South Haven headquarters Wednesday.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
The Indianapolis Star
Anthony Wishart of Fishers died Sunday in a plane crash in the Bahamas. Wishart family photo
Before Anthony Wishart left for Grand Bahama with his wife late last month, he described the venture to family members as his “dream trip” — and that’s saying something.
Porter County ceremony honors sacrifices of others
She looks for the name of her uncle, Paul Van Dusen, a soldier in World War II who, with other Porter County veterans who lost their lives in wartime, is immortalized on the Duty and Sacrifice Wall.