• Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

    Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

    HOBART | St. Mary Medical Center recognized the top performances of caregivers with the Nursing Pillar Awards, highlighting nurses who go abov…

    September 22, 2014 12:00 am
  • Parents urged to talk with kids 'around the table'

    Parents urged to talk with kids 'around the table'

    VALPARAISO | Hundreds of parents and children sat down to a meal on Sunday with the goal of strengthening their relationships and communication.

    September 21, 2014 11:15 pm Photos

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  • Runners weather the storm to honor Sapper 6

    Runners weather the storm to honor Sapper 6

    VALPARAISO | Near tornadic winds and torrential rains delayed but did not prevent the Sappers 5K run from being held Saturday to honor the six…

    September 20, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Community News

Valpo store offers new Evolution in sweets

Valpo store offers new Evolution in sweets

VALPARAISO | After years of creating award-winning desserts at top Chicago restaurants and developing taste-tempting treats in the corporate w…

3 hours ago

Life in the middle has homework

Life in the middle has homework

Middle school is an important time in a young person’s life. Over the course of three years from sixth to eighth grade it is a time of signifi…

3 hours ago Photos

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Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

Top caregivers recognized at St. Mary Medical Center

HOBART | St. Mary Medical Center recognized the top performances of caregivers with the Nursing Pillar Awards, highlighting nurses who go abov…

3 hours ago

Educators invited to Financial Literacy Fair

MERRILLVILLE | All educators in areas where Centier Bank has a presence are invited to attend the ninth annual Financial Literacy Fair for Edu…

3 hours ago

Parents urged to talk with kids 'around the table'

Parents urged to talk with kids 'around the table'

VALPARAISO | Hundreds of parents and children sat down to a meal on Sunday with the goal of strengthening their relationships and communication.

4 hours ago Photos

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Valpo's Jacobs captures Porter Am

Valpo's Jacobs captures Porter Am

VALPARAISO | On Sunday morning, Bob Jacobs was reminded that he shot an 84 in last year’s final round of the Porter Amateur at Valparaiso Coun…

7 hours ago Photos

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Employee benefits firm merges with insurance company

SCHERERVILLE | Two longtime Northwest Indiana businesses have merged to form the Meyers Glaros Group, a one-stop shop for insurance and employ…

21 hours ago

Porter County seeks better way to report storm damage

When the weather's strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call?

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

County Road 100 South closed for paving today, Tuesday

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Highway and Walsh & Kelly Construction will close County Road 100 South today and Tuesday from Ind. 2 to Co…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Annual Steak & Burger dinner to celebrate "Promising Futures"

Annual Steak & Burger dinner to celebrate "Promising Futures"

VALPARAISO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County will celebrate "promising futures" at the 15th annual Steak & Burger Dinner Oct. 14 a…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Porter County week ahead briefs

MONDAY

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Cut event waste by borrowing recycling containers

PORTER COUNTY | Churches, schools, towns and anyone planning events in Porter County can encourage their guests to recycle aluminum cans and p…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

ValPlaySo-The Next Generation needs tools

Tools are needed to help build ValPlayso The Next Generation. The tools will be returned in good condition, or they will be replaced. All tool…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

Runners weather the storm to honor Sapper 6

Runners weather the storm to honor Sapper 6

VALPARAISO | Near tornadic winds and torrential rains delayed but did not prevent the Sappers 5K run from being held Saturday to honor the six…

September 20, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

Photos

MADE IN NORTHWEST INDIANA: B Nutty, Valparaiso

MADE IN NORTHWEST INDIANA: B Nutty, Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Consumers may not consider peanut butter an exciting treat, but most world likely change their minds once they’ve tasted the type…

September 20, 2014 1:10 pm Photos

Photos

Hundreds pack OE for annual event

Hundreds pack OE for annual event

VALPARAISO | More than 600 people gathered at the annual Opportunity Enterprises Pack-A-Thon Saturday morning and proved that work can also be…

September 20, 2014 12:16 pm Photos

Photos

Pakistani counsul general tells VU students his country seeks stability

VALPARAISO | The important relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan is one that's experienced many ups and downs, Pakistani Consul General F…

September 19, 2014 5:11 pm

Man arrested on bicycle ride to buy heroin in Valparaiso

Man arrested on bicycle ride to buy heroin in Valparaiso

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges of possessing a hypodermic needle and other paraphernalia a…

September 19, 2014 4:49 pm

Speakers warn against pot use

Speakers warn against pot use

VALPARAISO | The stoner stereotype of a clueless guy who habitually sits around his house smoking pot may be true, Tony Coder said.

September 19, 2014 1:24 pm

Park briefs

Porter County Parks

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

Checking in on Hilltop

Checking in on Hilltop

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

League of Women Voters seeks members

VALPARAISO | The League of Women Voters of Porter County is rebooting with a kick-off meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Valparaiso Uni…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Second-grader Chloe Kowal is excited to begin the football season as the only girl on the Valparaiso Pop Warner Football Junior Mitey Mite 3 team.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

Frataccia outlines $150 million building plan for Valpo schools

VALPARAISO | A $150 million facilities plan for Valparaiso's buildings was presented to the school board and the public Thursday that Superint…

September 18, 2014 9:30 pm

Valpo schools plan receives positive response

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Community Schools board members expressed initial support for the building concept plans presented Thursday by Superin…

September 18, 2014 8:40 pm

'Big Dancer' stars at Valpo Y ceremony

'Big Dancer' stars at Valpo Y ceremony

VALPARAISO | It took three years, but the first sculpture on the city's art walk has been sold, and a dedication ceremony was held Thursday in…

September 18, 2014 5:08 pm Photos

Photos

Community health centers land $986,190 in federal grants

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $986,190 to community health centers in Northwest Indiana.

September 18, 2014 3:20 pm

YMCA briefs

Portage YMCA

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Soundscapes brings cultures together

Soundscapes brings cultures together

VALPARAISO | South Shore Orchestra will celebrate the beginning of its 10th season as Valparaiso’s community orchestra with this concert seaso…

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

50 Fit & Fabulous to benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA annual Community Assistance Campaign

50 Fit & Fabulous to benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA annual Community Assistance Campaign

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Family YMCA's annual 50 Fit & Fabulous style show begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Old Town Banquet Center, 711 Ca…

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Fill the boot

Fill the boot

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

More volunteers need for Pack-A-Thon event

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises is still seeking volunteers for its annual Pack-A-Thon event.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Station pursuit ends with arrest in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A Lake Station police pursuit ended in Valparaiso early Tuesday night with a 30-year-old Crown Point man taken into custody on a …

September 17, 2014 5:15 pm

The importance of family traditions

The importance of family traditions

Opening one present on Christmas Eve, attending Midnight Mass, and my mom singing Las Mañanitas to me on my birthday are the family traditions…

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Fund Sunset campaign takes off

The Porter County Parks & Recreation “Fund Sunset” campaign launched on fundyourpark.org.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

Time out For Reading events asks everyone to put their nose in a book

MERRILLVILLE | Top-flight athletes are not the only ones to hear a recruiting speech.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Girl Scout registration open

VALPARAISO | September is registration month for Girl Scout troops in the Valparaiso and Washington Township areas.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Big changes to public pensions may be on horizon

INDIANAPOLIS | Region residents considering a career in state or local government, including public education, may want to begin working in th…

September 16, 2014 6:30 pm

Cedel joins VU to teach leadership

VALPARAISO | Thomas Cedel, formerly president of Concordia University Texas, has joined the Valparaiso University staff as the distinguished v…

September 16, 2014 5:18 pm

Plea deal planned in auto crash scheme

HAMMOND | A Valparaiso woman plans to join group of people admitting to their role in an insurance fraud scheme involving staged vehicle crash…

September 15, 2014 6:00 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church celebrates 150 year anniversary

Immanuel Lutheran Church celebrates 150 year anniversary

VALPARAISO | Immanuel Lutheran Church is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a special worship service at 8 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at the church.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

What no man can provide

What no man can provide

For Hayes Leonard Elementary students, a trip to the principal’s office is usually a highlight.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Safe Sitter class helps save lives

Safe Sitter class helps save lives

VALPARAISO | Safe Sitter is not just a class. It's a cause.

September 14, 2014 11:00 pm

Teachers help students focus on culinary creations

Teachers help students focus on culinary creations

VALPARAISO | Devon Chapman watched a chef visiting from Johnson & Wales University closely to see what he used as he prepared Enchilada Ro…

September 14, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

Photos

Porter Twp.school board hears safety briefing

BOONE GROVE | At its meeting Thursday, the Porter Township school board heard a safety report from staffers Ben Parrish and Kerrie Schludecker…

September 14, 2014 7:05 pm

Meridian Road restrictions due to tree trimming

PORTER COUNTY | Porter County Highway and Spaulding Tree Service will restrict traffic Monday through Friday on Meridian Road from County Road…

September 14, 2014 5:45 pm

Your Porter County week ahead briefs

MONDAY

September 14, 2014 5:30 pm

Substance abuse councils to hold summit on marijuana

VALPARAISO | The substance abuse councils of Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties will host a joint summit on marijuana Sept. 19 at the Memorial …

September 14, 2014 5:00 pm

Law Clinic at VU Law School accepting new cases

VALPARAISO | The Law Clinic at Valparaiso University Law School, which provides free legal representation to individuals with limited income, …

September 14, 2014 4:30 am


About Valparaiso

City of Valparaiso
166 Lincolnway Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-1161

Police Department
355 S. Washington St. Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-2135

Fire Department
2605 Cumberland Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 462-8325

Parks & Recreation
3210 North Campbell Street Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 462-5144

Valparaiso Community Schools
3801 N. Campbell St. Valparaiso, IN 46385
(219) 531-3000