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  1. 2 hurt in motorcycle-SUV accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The News-Gazette

    Robin E. Beck, 55, of Champaign, was driving her Subaru Forester north on Interstate 57 just north of the Market Street exit when she slowed down almost to a complete stop due to traffic for another accident further north. At 2:42 p.m., her vehicle was rear-ended by a motorcycle driven by Ronald B. Brown, 62, of Portage, Ind.

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  2. Slaying of Indiana girl shook her family, state 20 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Reporter

    ... their children close by and the city was stunned. "It put the city in shock," said Reynolds, then a detective on the Portage Police Department and the lead detective on the Paulsen case. "Portage was a pretty vibrant big city even then. We had a lot ...

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  3. Ira P. McDonnell Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Observer

    ... Patricia (late Michael) Lemanski of Fredonia, Thomas (Charlotte) McDonnell of Brocton, Judith (Rodney) Fisher of Portage, Ind., Elizabeth Jane Keddie (Ken Narducci) of Dunkirk and Ella (late William) Gaffney of Brocton. He is also survived by ...

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  4. Extra trains, alcohol restrictions added for LollapaloozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Commuter Transportation District has announced the South Shore commuter rail will add an extra westbound train leaving the Portage/Ogden Dunes station at 9:57 a.m. CDT on Saturday and an extra eastbound train departing Millennium Station in Chicago at 10:50 p.m. Saturday. The eastbound train will make its last stop in Michigan City.

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  5. Extra trains, alcohol restrictions added for Chicago's LollapaloozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A commuter rail in northwestern Indiana is adding extra trains and implementing tighter alcohol restrictions this weekend for the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago. The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District has announced the South Shore commuter rail will add an extra westbound train leaving the Portage/Ogden Dunes station at 9:57 a.m. CDT on Saturday and an extra eastbound train departing Millennium Station in Chicago at 10:50 p.m. Saturday.

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  6. in Re: the Marriage of Amy Steele-GiriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | FindLaw

    Jill S. Swope, Sterba & Swope, LLP, Schererville, IN, Attorney for Appellant. John M. Rhame, III, Rhame & Elwood, Portage, IN, Attorney for Appellee.

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  7. Extra south shore trains and alcohol restrictions this weekend for LollapaloozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The South Shore plans to add trains this weekend with it being one of the biggest music festivals in Chicago, Lollapalooza. It will be an extra westbound train to Chicago, leaving Portage/Ogden Dunes at 9:57 a.m. and running on the same schedule as westbound Train 606.

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  8. Manteno MusingsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Manteno News

    ... and the Dune County Band will entertain at Heritage Woods, from 2 to 3 p.m. For 32 years, Vernon was a pastor in Portage, IN, until he retired in 2005. Since then, much to the delight of his audiences, he has turned to songwriting, recording, and ...

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  9. Indoor Smart Farm Sprouts Veggies, Requires Little EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... The concept recently took top honors in the Workplace of the Future 2.0 competition. Green Sense Farms, based in Portage, Ind., grows microgreens, leafy greens and herbs in 25-foot-tall carousels. Light from 7,000 LEDs, provided by Dutch technology ...

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  10. Mergers & Acquisitions | Chinese company enters joint ventures in...Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Plastics News

    ... Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Mol Belting Systems Inc. to make and distribute lightweight conveyor belting products in Portage, Indiana. According to a local news report from nwitimes.com, Mol Belting currently imports belts from China for distribution ...

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  11. Local animal rescue hosts "shower" for paralyzed dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    ... living on the street. Cleo is paralyzed and uses wheels to get around. Luckily, she was saved and made her way to Portage, Indiana. Unfortunately, her luck went south again. Her foster mom is having back surgery and can no longer take care of her. ...

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  12. Lake Michigan water levels rising at near record rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Red Eye Chicago

    A steel wall protects a house in Ogden Dunes, Ind., from rising water levels near the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk on Lake Michigan in Portage, Ind., on July 8, 2015. A steel wall protects a house in Ogden Dunes, Ind., from rising water levels near the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk on Lake Michigan in Portage, Ind., on July 8, 2015.

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  13. Norma P. SomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... her grandchildren. She is survived by her children: Marsha (Robert) DuVall of Cadillac, Christine (Martin) George of Portage, Indiana, and William "Bill" (Marsha) Somers of Cadillac; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two ...

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  14. Motorcyclist killed in crash into house in northwest IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A 43-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a tree and a house early Saturday in northwest Indiana. Jeramy McWhirter crashed his motorcycle in the 5200 block of Lark Avenue in Portage at 3:43 a.m., according to a report from the Portage police department.

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  15. Motorcyclist dies after crashing into NW Indiana homeRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Jeremy McWhirter was on a motorcycle that drove into a house in the 5200 block of Evelyn Street in Portage, Ind., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. McWhirter, of the 6100 block of Cleveland Street in Merrillville, Ind., was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he died at 10:35 a.m., authorities said.

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  16. Slide the City event held Sunday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    "Slide the City is the best thing ever. I came all the way from Portage, Indiana to slide the city and I enjoyed myself.

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  17. One Dead, Several Injured In Crash On Toll RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... crossover located at the 18.3 mile marker. A 1997 Dodge pickup, driven by 39-year-old James A Helmecy Junior, of Portage, was in the left lane when they collided. The Dodge lost control and went into the emergency crossover. The pickup went through ...

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  18. Out on bail, Gary man faces new charges after high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A man accused of a shooting in Gary in April was arrested Wednesday night after a chase through U.S. 6 traffic in Portage. Charles Branham Jr.'s latest encounter with police began around 8:46 p.m. Wednesday.

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  19. 'Ritz For Governor' letter to Indy Pride before announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Daily Journal

    ... Democrat to announce for governor, joining former Indiana House Speaker John Gregg and state Sen. Karen Tallian of Portage. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File) The letter released by Indy Pride welcomes attendees to the nine-day Circle City IN Pride ...

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  20. Police say two people riding in this car are dead after a weekend crash in Michigan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Two people are dead after a pair of dual tires came off a truck in Michigan. Portage authorities say the accident happened Saturday afternoon on I-94.

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