UFO group lands at Valparaiso library on Saturday
BY AMY LAVALLEY Post-Tribune correspondent September 17, 2013 4:04PM
Updated: October 20, 2013 7:17AM
VALPARAISO — See something unusual in the sky recently?
You are not alone.
“A significant number of incidents have occurred recently in Indiana. The Mutual UFO Network has been investigating these for decades,” according to the organization’s website, www.indianamufon.com.
The Mutual UFO Network of Indiana will hold its state meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Valparaiso Public Library, 103 Jefferson St.
Featured speakers include state director Stewart Hill and section directors David Henninger and Patrick Harbron. Their presentation includes information on Indiana cases and interesting investigations; science and UFOs; UFOs and MUFON history; and a question and answer session.
According to a database page on the site, Porter County has had one reported UFO sighting so far this year, in Chesterton, and had eight last year throughout the county.
The Chesterton sighting took place at 8:02 p.m. on May 16, and is described as “two long cylindrical flashing lights in the sky” at low altitude. The person who reported the sighting notes that he and his girlfriend were headed west on County Road 1100 North, on their way to Portage to see the new Star Trek movie, when he spotted blinking lights.
“All I can say is that it wasn’t a plane or helicopter. Or anything else. I take UFOs very seriously and that’s that,” he noted.
Another spotter reported an “extremely bright” stationary object around midnight on April 6, 2012 in Portage, when the spotter and his girlfriend were on their way to Wal-Mart. His post included pictures.
“About 5-10 minutes after viewing the object from the parking spot, we decided to try to get closer to it. As we went driving, we could no longer see it. When we returned about 10 minutes later to the same location that we were before, it was gone,” he wrote.