Going back to back, CP teen tackles geography, spelling bees
Ives, 13, received a globe from his grandparents when he was a first-grader studying in Kosice, Slovakia, where father Rob Ives worked as a manager at a U.S. Steel plant.
Jerry Davich: Fight Club challenges men to be men
This Fight Club is a real-life 12-week program for men who seek something greater than themselves by challenging their minds, bodies, spirituality and even their sexual purity.
Sat May 18, 2013
Indianapolis Business News
Counties worry about cost of sentencing overhaul
Indiana counties could be forced to pay some of the costs of a change in the state's criminal code that is designed to keep low-level offenders out of prison while ensuring the worst serve more of their sentences.
Fri May 17, 2013
Bison ranchers part of growing number across the U.S.
Bud and Ruth kept in contact with their wedding photographer over the years, who ended up settling in a log cabin in Rockville and raising bison.
Thu May 16, 2013
WANE-TV Fort Wayne
Dumped puppies headed to new homes
All of the 17 puppies dumped Friday night along State Park Road in Porter have families lined up to adopt them.
17 Abandoned Indiana Pups Find Homes
Just days after 17 mixed lab puppies were found dumped on the side of a road near the Indiana Dunes an adoption agency reported all puppies were adopted.
Indiana National Guard soldier threatens to blow up commander's house
ValpoCommunity.com just released information that a LaPorte, IN., National Guardsman was arrested yesterday by local police following a threat against a non-commissioned officer.
Wed May 15, 2013
Valpo man builds solar system for home
With costs dropping on solar power cells, Rich Herr, a retired electrical engineer from Valparaiso, decided to build his own solar power system in his back yard.
Tue May 14, 2013
First candidate for Porter County sheriff throws his hat in the ring
The primary election for Porter County voters is a year away, but one candidate is already ahead of the game.
2 Ind. brokers owe $84K in child support
Kenneth McCabe and Jeffery Everaert's licenses were suspended after Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson confirmed each man owed a significant amount in back child support.
Mon May 13, 2013
Dog, 17 puppies dumped at Dunes State Park
An unknown person dumped a mother Labrador and 17 puppies at the side of a dark road in the Indiana Dunes State Park on Friday.
Dog, 15 puppies dumped at Dunes State Park
An unknown person in a dark-colored SUV dumped a mother Labrador and 15 puppies along the side of the road in the Indiana Dunes State Park.
Fri May 10, 2013
Aging population drives demand for senior housing
When Frances Wulf , 92, made the decision to stop driving and sell her car, she began to look for her next step.
Wed May 08, 2013
State schools chief: Districts shouldn't have to woo ...
School districts shouldn't be forced to woo taxpayers with political campaigns to improve schools, the state's top education official said Wednesday.
Alleged fake cop was real Porter County officer
Despite warnings given by the Porter County Sheriff's Department earlier this week, a fake police officer did not pull over a woman north of Valparaiso and warn her against reckless driving and speeding.
Tue May 07, 2013
Six Counties Consider Property Tax Hikes
Citizens' groups have formed on both sides of the proposal to expand Hamilton Southeastern and Fishers High Schools.
Mon May 06, 2013
Porter County police warn to be aware of fake cops
Anyone who suspects a phony cop is trying to pull them over should call 911 immediately, police said after learning such an incident reportedly happened between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Saturday on North Calumet Avenue.
Sat May 04, 2013
School districts study changes in state funding
School Town of Munster Superintendent Richard Sopko fixes his gaze at the bottom line of his district's future and begins to grumble.
Wed May 01, 2013
Valpo woman killed in one-car crash on Indiana 149
Tera Ross, 24, of Valparaiso, the mother of two young girls, died when she crashed her SUV into a utility pole at about 12:20 a.m. Wednesday.
Ind. man thrown from car in fatal crash
A Porter County man was killed after being thrown from his car Tuesday night in a crash on Interstate 94 in northern Indiana.