The Times of Northwest Indiana (NWI - Times) was founded in 1906 and is one of the oldest newspapers in the state of Indiana and the oldest daily newspaper in the country. Portage is crisscrossed by several major highways, including I-75, Interstate 70, IH-65 and Interstate 90. The Valley Line Trail is also known as the Sauganash Trail and crosses the Portage. It cuts through several major roads, including Interstate 75, US Route 35, Indiana State Route 31, the Indiana-Illinois-Michigan-Wisconsin-Ohio-Indiana border and several other major roads.
The Lily Cache Greenway runs from Bollingbrook - Plainfield east - west to the ComEd Greenways and the southern segment is south of the Green Belt Forest Preserve. The North Shore Channel Trail runs north - south along the Portage River and south - east along I-75 and IH-65. It is also home to Dunning Park, the largest public park in Indiana, with more than 1,000 acres.
The lake covers more than 2,000 square miles of water, making it a popular fishing spot and the largest freshwater lake in the state of Indiana.
The Portage Chamber of Commerce Web site is a Web site for residents who live, visit or move to Portage. Launched in early 2010, the website publishes information about the city, its sights, events and activities, as well as information about the Chamber's entrepreneurial and community activities. Portages Parks offers a variety of activities for children and adults, including swimming, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, fishing and camping.
As the name suggests, the Lake George Trail runs along the north shore of Lake George before turning south to bypass the eastern shore of Wolf Lake. Kevins Creek then flows into Salt Creek and Lake Michigan and then back to the west side of the lake.
The Indiana port was built in the late 18th and early 19th centuries to accommodate trade from around the world to Lake Michigan. Port Indiana was built on the west side of Lake George to facilitate trade with the worlds on Lake Michigan. The Indiana port was built in an effort to accommodate trade between the countries of North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East on and around Lake Michigan.
This allowed local farmers to ship livestock, dairy products and grain to Chicago and other stops along the way without any problems. This enabled the development of a large number of new industries in the region, allowing them to easily ship cattle, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs, cows, horses, poultry, eggs, milk, and dairy products to and from Chicago, including stopovers. This allowed for the creation of an extensive network of railroads, ports, roads, bridges, and bridges across Lake Michigan.
Despite the obvious success of the early railways, the area remained mainly agricultural and relied on railways to maintain its economy. Portage's economy, like many communities across the country, has been hit hard, and in many ways.
Although the steelworks are in economic difficulties, the farmers of Portage still have a demand for the production of their products. Even if the steel mill is in financial difficulty or has to close down, there is still no demand for it to produce its product. Despite the fact that the steelworks are in economic difficulties, even if they are closed, do the farmers in Portageneration still not have the demand to produce their products?
There is no demand for the production of their products in Portage, even if the steelworks is in financial difficulties or has to close.
Jacob Blake came to Portage in 1833, and the following surnames were among the first settlers: Blake, Blake and Blake (1832 - 1843), Blake & Blake 1850, Blake & Blake 1861, Blanchard & Griffin 1862, Griffin & Grant 1863, Gartner & Griswold 1964, Grisswolds 1971, Smith & Smith 1975, etc. Three of the first four mayors were Democrats, including Sammie Maletta, who lost in 1987, John Goin in 1990 and City Hall in the 1990s. Portages has healthy partisan competition, with the Democratic Party controlling the City Council and the mayoralty for the past four years.
The 1970 census showed Portage's population increased from 11,822 to 19,127, mainly due to new clay-based subdivisions. Samuel Putnam Robbins was one of the first settlers to come from Hocking County, Ohio, and settle on what is now Robbins Road between McCool Road and Indiana Highway 149. The area retained its rural character until the supra-local tram line connected it to the city of Indianapolis in the late 1950s and early 1960s, but not to its current location on the eastern side of the Ohio River. In 1833, Samuel "Putnam" Robbins settled at the intersection of Robbins Rd. And McCools Road, which is on its way to its future home in Portages, which is from Hockings County, Ohio.
It is estimated that the average growth rate between 1880 and 1950 was only about 64 people per year. It is estimated that the development of Portage and its subsequent expansion to the east and west between 1870 and 1930 resulted in an average growth rate of only about 64 people per year.