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Valparaiso City Utilities Announces Scheduled Precautionary Boil Advisory

In Valparaiso, a precautionary boil advisory is scheduled to begin Friday, April 16th. Valparaiso City Utilities says their field service crews discovered a water main leak on State Road 2 Wednesday afternoon and to repair the leak water service will be interrupted tomorrow at 9 am for a period of time for customers in the […]

Indiana Department of Health to Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The Indiana Department of Health this morning said it is proactively notifying all vaccination clinics using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to pause its use following news reports that the FDA has called for additional review of its safety. Indiana health officials say the state has not received official notification of a directive […]

Purdue Northwest to Offer Youth Summer Engineering Camps

Purdue University Northwest will offer summer enrichment camps for middle and high school students. Those interested in learning more about mechanical and civil engineering will have a chance to do so during the Purdue Northwest Summer Engineering Camps, which will take place in June and July. Participants can participate virtually or in-person on PNW’s Hammond […]

Indiana Dunes National Park Hiring for Summer Work-Learn-Earn Program

Indiana Dunes National Park is hiring youth workers for the summer. The Youth Conservation Corp is a work-learn-earn program for fifteen to eighteen year-olds, and those hired will work at the national park June 6th through August 14th. Duties will include mostly outdoor work, as crews will stain, paint and caulk park building exteriors and […]

Porter County Recycling Offers Education Programs

A Region educator will soon be scheduling education visits at the Recycling and Waste Reduction District in Porter County for Fall of this year and Spring of 2022. Allison Andersen, a former teacher in the Valparaiso Schools, has been with Porter County Recycling for six years and brings district programs to thousands of students to […]


Purdue Offers Virtual Ag Futures Webinar

If you’re wondering about the corn and soybean outlook for the future, Purdue University has a webinar for you. The webinar follows the release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s April Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates reports. James Mintert, professor and director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture says “planters are […]

Hobart Chamber of Commerce Seeks New Executive Director

In Hobart, the Chamber of Commerce is beginning a search for a new Executive Director. They are looking for an experienced, polished sales & marketing professional to lead the organization working closely with staff, volunteers, a board of directors, affiliate organizations, and over 200 local business owners and managers.  To apply, click here.

City of Hobart Hiring Full-Time Police Officers

The Hobart Police Department is now hiring full-time officers. Eligible candidates must be in good physical condition, a high-school graduate, and between twenty-one and thirty-six years old. If you are over thirty-six, you would be eligible if you are also a current member of the Indiana Municipal Police & Firefighters Pension Fund. If interested in […]

Virtual Financial-Planning Event Planned by the Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter will host a virtual program on legal and financial planning. The two-part series will be held Wednesday, April 21st and Wednesday, April 28th, at 5pm both nights. As Tax Day nears, the Alzheimer’s Association encourages patients and family members to plan proactively for the potential financial impact of Alzheimer’s […]

Porter County Health Strongly Recommends Continued COVID-19 Restrictions, Face Coverings

With Indiana’s mask requirement becoming an advisory April 6th, the Porter County Health Department has issued a statement strongly recommending the continued wear of face coverings in public indoor spaces, including business and retail establishments, gyms and exercise facilities, places of worship, event venues and government offices. The health department also continues to recommend those […]