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A Portage Life In The Spotlight: Amy Parker


Amy Parker reflects on the importance of enjoying the current moment and helping others, as well as making time for family and for loved ones. Parker grew up in Fort Wayne and attended Bishop Lewis High School before moving to Portage.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for June 22 - 24, 2018


Summer is officially here this weekend and we've got some great summer activities from a strawberry festival, adventuring with dinosaurs in the new Jurassic Park, Naturepalooza, and much more! Check out our 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend! 

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Quinton Lewis


Few things are more uplifting than the return of a family member from deployment. Quinton Lewis, Military Police Officer (MP) for the United States Marine Corps, used his time off to give his wife, Destiny, the ultimate graduation gift.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for June 15 - 17, 2018


How are we already midway through June? Well, here we are all the same. Think back to those long winter days and nights in January and February and the disappointing spring days of March and April that teased us with pleasant weather only to snatch it away again. Think about that and relish that summer is here and get outside and have some fun! Here's 10 fun things to do this weekend! 

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight:Josh Barnes


When you see smiling faces on the streets of Schererville, there's a good chance that Josh Barnes had something to do with it. As Recreation Coordinator for Schererville Parks and Recreation, he is behind all of the fun festivals, events, and programs happening in the town.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for June 8 - 10, 2018


It's June and what better way to glide into Summer than with some fun-filled events in Northwest Indiana? This weekend will feature a Chalk Walk, concerts, art, markets, hikes, bikes, and much more! 

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A Portage Life in the Spot Light: Cathy Reed


Cathy Reed, Accountant Owner of Cathy Reed EA Tax Services in Portage, Indiana, goes above and beyond for those in her community. Through her volunteer work with local organizations and her desire to interact and serve others through her travel, Reed exemplifies what it means to be a community member.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for June 1 - 3, 2018


We're moving into June! Inconceivable! This warm-weather-weekend brings a whole host of fun things for you and the family to partake in including: Flashback Cinema featuring The Princess Bride, Plays, Fundraisers (with and without exercise involved), a cruise night, musical performances, donuts at the park, and much, much more! Check out our 10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana! 

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Alice Dawson


Alice Dawson, Title 1 Administrative Assistant for the Portage Township School Corporation, has always loved doing whatever she could to lend a helping hand. Whether it’s helping teachers and students get what they need to succeed, or putting on stage productions of beloved plays to lift peoples’ spirits, Dawson has always been an active and caring member of her community.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for May 25 - 27, 2018


Believe it or not, Memorial Day is already upon us and June is just around the corner! With warm weather finally here to stay, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the beautiful temperatures with the people you love! Take a look at all the awesome things happening this weekend, including markets, cruise nights, Star Wars, and more, with our 10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana! 

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Wilma Willard


Wilma Willard is more than just a Portage citizen; she is a powerful and positive force within the community. As Title 1 Coordinator for Portage Township Schools and an active member of Liberty Bible Church, Willard is a person who loves life and strives to instill that love in others.

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