Valpo Schools Meeting on 21st Century Learning

 Valparaiso Community Schools tonight (Thursday August 14) are holding their third meeting on planning for a 21st Century learning experience. The other two sessions were held in May, and offering foreign languages at all grade levels was one of...

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State Revenue for July Just Misses Goal

Indiana started its new fiscal year a half-percent below forecast. The monthly revenue report for July shows state revenues last month were five-point-two million dollars under projections. However, the amount was two-point-two million dollars above revenues collected in the same...

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Commission Promises Cooperation

In Valparaiso, the city's Redevelopment Commission has issued a statement saying the commission and its staff will fully cooperate with the FBI if asked as the federal agency looks into the University Promenade project. The Times has reported that FBI agents were...

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Bench Dedication at Whiting Lakefront Park

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(Photos Courtesy of the Northwest Indiana RDA)
In Whiting, the dedication of dozens of new park benches was part of an open house celebrating Whiting Lakefront Park. Officials with the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority report the multi-million dollar Whiting lakefront project was fueled...

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September Ride to Benefit December Charity Event

Duneland HOG Valpop Event

December may seem a little far off for some people but not for one charity-friendly group of folkls who are getting ready to help raise funds for a favorite holiday-time event for underpriviledged children in the region.  The Valparaiso Chapter...

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Valpo Man Charged in DUI Crash That Killed His Wife

A Valparaiso man is facing charges from a crash on the 4 thof July, at the intersection of US 30 and County Road 250 West in Center Township, that resulted in the death of his wife and severe injuries...

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LaPorte Co Jail Deputy Charged with Trafficking with Inmate

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A LaPorte County Jail deputy has been arrested for her alleged role in trafficking with an inmate. LaPorte County Sheriff Michael Mollenhauer announced today 38 year old Heather Lari, who had been employed in the jail since April 1 st...

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Despite a Rainy Start Valpo PD Event Draws Crowd

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The very first "Coffee and Chocolate Milk with a Cop in Central Park" hosted by the Valparaiso Police Department is deemed a great success.  Valparaiso Police Chief Michael Brickner told the Region News Team that in it's second year the...

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Hydrant Testing/Flushing Begins Next Week in Griffith

town of Griffith

In Griffith, officials today announced that the testing and flushing of fire hydrants will begin next week. From Tuesday, August 19 ththrough Friday, September 5 th, every hydrant south of Glen Park (45 thAvenue) in Griffith will...

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Groundbreaking for Lakes of Valparaiso

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(Photo Courtesy of Karl Berner)

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this afternoon on the east side of Valparaiso for a 146 acre luxury apartment complex and business park.  Lakes of Valparaiso will be located east of State Road 49, between...

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