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ValPLAYso to be ready for kids on Monday

ValPLAYso to be ready for kids on Monday

VALPARAISO | ValPLAYso is "taking the cure" this weekend so it will be ready for what is expected to be a rush of eager children on fall break…

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Last chance to enter NWI Communities Halloween contests

Last chance to enter NWI Communities Halloween contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

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Valpo OKs buying more public works equipment

VALPARAISO | The city hopes to learn by the end of the month if it will receive a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to purch…

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Boys & Girls Club costume party

Boys & Girls Club costume party

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Portage commission OKs contract to raze warehouse

PORTAGE | Warehouse 57 will be coming down next year, making way for the next phase of the restoration of the southern development of Lakefront Park.

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ValPLAYso to be ready for kids on Monday

ValPLAYso to be ready for kids on Monday

VALPARAISO | ValPLAYso is "taking the cure" this weekend so it will be ready for what is expected to be a rush of eager children on fall break…

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COMING SUNDAY: Celebrating 10 years of Potempa's Offbeat

The Times marks 10 years of Philip Potempa's daily Offbeat column. Check out Sunday's Lifestyle section for top topics over the past decade, i…

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Chase results in 60-year-old charged with dealing heroin

Chase results in 60-year-old charged with dealing heroin

PORTAGE | A Merrillville man is charged with dealing heroin after reportedly leading police on a high speed chase following a traffic stop ear…

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Pines Village seeking plastic for park bench project

VALPARAISO | Pines Village Retirement Communities is asking for the community’s help as they transform trash into a treasured park bench for t…

October 24, 2014 2:03 pm

Porter County employees, officials to pay for health insurance cuts

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners agreed Thursday to retain the county's self-funded health insurance plan, but with some …

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo's Barbauld Agency wins top global award

Valpo's Barbauld Agency wins top global award

VALPARAISO | The Barbauld Agency is a Silver winner in the 2014 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award competition for its work with Lowell Fitn…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Park briefs

Portage parks

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

YMCA briefs

Valparaiso Family YMCA

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Rotary Club donations launches theater programming for kids

CHESTERTON | The “Witches Brew Ha Ha!” will land at the 4th Street Theater this weekend for three performances as three goofy and not-so-spook…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

A super event

A super event

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Halloween Happenings

Trick or Treat hours

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Improv group and Underwater Equestrian Team to perform

VALPARAISO | The @PCgivingproject is hosting a A Night at the Improv on Nov. 7 at Strongbow to help launch its new giving initiative for young…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Art experience at Lubeznik Art Center

Art experience at Lubeznik Art Center

CHESTERTON | Discovery Charter School's first through fourth graders got to experience art firsthand.

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Jazzed up for the school day

Jazzed up for the school day

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Playing in the band

Playing in the band

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Shore supports music education at Chesterton High School

Lake Shore supports music education at Chesterton High School

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Home team claims title

Home team claims title

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

AKC dog show this weekend

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Kennel Club will hold its annual AKC Dog Show 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Porter County Expo Cente…

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

State funding for RDA tops One Region's priority list

State funding for RDA tops One Region's priority list

VALPARAISO | Securing state funding for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority in the upcoming legislative session was identifie…

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ValPLAYso work continues

ValPLAYso work continues

October 23, 2014 6:02 pm

Valpo catches glimpse of eclipse

Valpo catches glimpse of eclipse

VALPARAISO | The sun appeared through the clouds for about 30 minutes late Thursday afternoon, just enough time for viewers at Valparaiso Univ…

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Bond issue proceeds despite warnings of cost

PORTAGE | Both the Redevelopment Authority and Redevelopment Commission took steps moving forward a bond issue Thursday, despite warnings of i…

October 23, 2014 5:26 pm

Duneland man claims he was beaten in his house

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A 47-year-old Liberty Township man told police another man broke into his home in the 900 block of Alta Drive Wednesday mor…

October 23, 2014 5:15 pm

Luck runs out for suspect in casino theft case

MICHIGAN CITY | A Kokomo man's winning at the Blue Chip Casino was a result of cheating, not good fortune, according to authorities.

October 23, 2014 5:07 pm

Boutique and home decor store expanding to Valpo

Boutique and home decor store expanding to Valpo

Valparaiso's newest boutique and home decor store wants to paint the town Burgundy, French Linen, Napoleonic Blue, Chateau Grey and even Barce…

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October 23, 2014 4:49 pm

Unemployment drops significantly in NWI

Unemployment plunged last month in Northwest Indiana to pre-recession levels, though the region continues to have some of the highest jobless …

October 23, 2014 4:30 pm

Englewood Flyover, Indiana projects speed Amtrak

Illinois state and local officials Thursday dedicated a new railroad bridge in Chicago that will help speed Amtrak trains coming into Chicago'…

October 23, 2014 3:00 pm

Porter County crime briefs

Man Tasered during traffic stop

October 23, 2014 1:32 pm

Supreme Court focuses on jury instructions in McCowan murder appeal

Supreme Court focuses on jury instructions in McCowan murder appeal

INDIANAPOLIS | Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the 2011 murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, …

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Fun at 2014 Fall Festival

Fun at 2014 Fall Festival

CHESTERTON | Ghosts, goblins, witches, SpongeBob, martial artists, princesses and lots of other fantastic costumes were sported by Duneland ki…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Color Fun Run helps with special programs

Color Fun Run helps with special programs

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Franciscan Alliance Little Black Dress health program scheduled for Nov. 6

CHESTERTON | Franciscan Alliance’s Spirit of Women program will offer a free Little Black Dress health program from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at S…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Kiwanis Club launches annual citrus sale

VALPARAISO | The Noon Kiwanis Club of Valparaiso is taking orders for its annual tree-ripened Florida citrus sale. Customers can buy seedless …

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Buffalo Wild Wings awards sports grants Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

PORTER COUNTY | Buffalo Wild Wings supported Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County's All Stars Organization-Wide Flag Football League progra…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Third annual 'Coats for Kids' drive launched

VALPARAISO | Cartronix Inc has launched its third annual “Coats for Kids” drive. Going on now through Dec. 1, they are collecting coats for th…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Shaping Indiana

Shaping Indiana

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo man's company to cremate murder victim for free

Valpo man's company to cremate murder victim for free

A Valparaiso man will provide cremation services free of charge for the family of a teen found strangled to death in a Hammond motel Friday night.

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Pence stops in Valpo for coffee and selfies

Pence stops in Valpo for coffee and selfies

VALPARAISO | Jimmy's Cafe is no stranger to visits by the state's governors, and on Wednesday the Valparaiso eatery was packed with local pols…

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October 22, 2014 5:39 pm

Michigan City approves plan to improve area between downtown, lakefront

MICHIGAN CITY | Michigan City is furthering its downtown revitalization efforts with a strategic plan containing $22 million of upgrades and i…

October 22, 2014 5:15 pm

Pence attends ribbon cutting at Michigan City Energy Academy

Pence attends ribbon cutting at Michigan City Energy Academy

MICHIGAN CITY | Giving high school students the technical skills needed for high demand jobs after graduating is one of Gov. Mike Pence's top …

October 22, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Monthlong campaign at Texas Roadhouse a success

Monthlong campaign at Texas Roadhouse a success

PORTAGE | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County and Texas Roadhouse Restaurant embarked upon a monthlong giving initiative, which resulted i…

October 22, 2014 3:20 pm

Guilty verdict in retired teacher murder

It took a jury less than two hours to find a man guilty of the 2012 bludgeoning death of a retired Michigan City school teacher.

October 22, 2014 2:03 pm
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