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Road could lead to jobs and more

Road could lead to jobs and more

GARY | A ribbon cutting celebration was held at Majestic Star Casino to mark the official opening of the Gary Marina Access Overpass.

October 24, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Valpo building on transit successes

EDITORIAL: Valpo building on transit successes

As Northwest Indiana continues to struggle with how to make public transportation function better, Valparaiso is a shining example of how it should be.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo adopts plan for Ind. 49 corridor development

VALPARAISO | A presentation on how the land alongside the Ind. 49 corridor should be developed, including how some of it should be preserved, was presented Monday to members of Valparaiso's Plan Commission, Redevelopment Commission and Council.

April 14, 2014 9:30 pm

Few surprises on Valpo's bad intersection list

VALPARAISO | The annual list of the the 10 intersections with the most accidents is out, and while many names have been on the list before, several are on the city's radar for improvements.

February 07, 2014 6:45 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Valparaiso moving on public transportation

Valparaiso is planning for a bus/train depot as part of a transit-oriented development. It's a sign of the popularity of public transportation.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo honing in on site of new transit center

VALPARAISO | The city hopes to go to the Regional Development Authority later this month to seek funds to construct a new Transit Oriented Development downtown.

February 02, 2014 5:45 pm

Valpo ceremony to open 5-points roundabout

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso enters a new dimension in its evolution into the roundabout era Friday with the opening of the five-points two-lane roundabout at North Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.

November 16, 2013 11:45 pm

Valpo seeks public input on Ind. 49 study

VALPARAISO | The Ind. 49 corridor study kicks off in earnest Monday and Tuesday with public input sessions at the Valparaiso Chamber offices, 162 Lincolnway.

June 22, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo Dash has outgrown site

VALPARAISO | The success of the ChicaGo Dash is forcing the city to find a new location for the transportation station and parking lot.

May 23, 2013 5:25 pm

INDOT provides 'blueprint' of plans for next few years

LAPORTE | Residents of Northwest Indiana interested in upcoming transportation plans in the region were invited Thursday to an open house hosted by the LaPorte District of the Indiana Department of Transportation.

May 09, 2013 8:30 pm

Program sponsor's name omitted from article

A story in some Friday editions ran an incomplete list of sponsors for the Lake Area United Way's Everyday Community Heroes.

April 06, 2013 12:00 am

Five-points roundabout gets pans and praise

VALPARAISO | About 15 people attended Wednesday's meeting on the five-points roundabout with objections from only a couple of residents about it causing difficulty making left turns into businesses without the traffic signals creating breaks.

April 03, 2013 8:50 pm

Web page to update drivers on five-points roundabout

VALPARAISO | With construction of the five-points roundabout expected to begin soon, the city set up a Web page to help people deal with the schedule and road closings. There's even a video on how to drive in a  two-lane roundabout.

March 23, 2013 8:45 pm

Valpo commission approves funding for five-points project

VALPARAISO | The final numbers could get some tweaking, but the city's Redevelopment Commission approved funding Wednesday to cover the local share and the construction management contract for the five-points roundabout project.

March 20, 2013 8:20 pm

Valpo OKs final fire service contract with Center Twp.

VALPARAISO | The city and Center Township have signed what is expected to be the final contract for the city to provide fire service to the entire township.

February 14, 2013 12:25 pm

Valpo hires team to create Ind. 49 corridor plan

VALPARAISO | After a little last-minute haggling over price, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission voted Thursday to hire a consulting team to develop a corridor plan for Ind. 49.

January 17, 2013 7:30 pm
Lake Station's new water plant will filter out problems

Lake Station's new water plant will filter out problems

Kara Boyles and Eric Horvath of American Structurepoint Inc. address a public hearing in Lake Station on March 15 to get feedback from residents in regard to planned multimillion-dollar improvements to the water plant. No residents attended.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
Lake Station's new water plant will filter out problems

Lake Station's new water plant will filter out problems

Indiana recently approved an $11 million Indiana Drinking Water State Revolving Fund low-interest loan to Lake Station in 2013 to improve the city's aging water distribution system, including the addition of the new 2 million-gallon-per-day drinking water treatment plant, which the City Coun…

December 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Roundabout enables Valpo to replace aging water mains

VALPARAISO | There's nothing like a major roundabout project to help the city replace an aging water line.

November 28, 2012 7:30 pm

Lake Area United Way launches video contest to honor volunteerism

GRIFFITH | Everyday people perform extraordinary acts of kindness and caring for others without any fanfare.

November 12, 2012 7:00 pm
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