Valparaiso Community Schools have been plagued by a lack of effective leadership in recent years, as evidenced by the School Board violating state contracting law, violating board policy, responding late to state funding cuts and hiring past Superintendent Andrew Melin, whose tenure is viewe…
VALPARAISO | When you are a stranger in a strange land, it's good to have someone to help you acclimate to your new surroundings and culture, and sometimes a turkey dinner with all the fixings is a part of that.
VALPARAISO | The City Council's endorsement of a liquor license for the Main and Lincoln restaurant July 22 marked the end of an eight-year effort to find suitable takers for the 10 special downtown historical district licenses granted the city by the state Legislature.
VALPARAISO | The newly formed Porter County Sports Cabinet is continuing to gather information for an amateur sports and recreation facilities study.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Auditor Tim Berry was unanimously elected chairman of the Indiana Republican Party on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Auditor Tim Berry is expected to resign his post later this month to become chairman of the Indiana Republican Party.
INDIANAPOLIS | The chairman of the Indiana Republican Party and three top GOP leaders unexpectedly announced Wednesday they are each quitting their party jobs over the next few weeks.
VALPARAISO | Although she owns an ice cream parlor, Pat Berning wasn't at Thursday's meeting of the city's Board of Public Works and Safety to sweet talk the members.
It's no secret I'm a big fan of the future, in the sense that I hope we all have one. Keep those Mayans cranking out the calendars, please.
VALPARAISO | Now that they've gotten to know each other better, Valparaiso and the Nanhu District of Jiaxing City could become sisters in the coming year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Chuck Williams, of Valparaiso, joined 10 other Hoosier Republicans in the Indiana House chamber Monday to officially cast the state's 11 electoral votes for Mitt Romney.
VALPARAISO | As part of the cultural exchange that has brought many Chinese students to Valparaiso University, Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas will go on a nine-day trip to Jiaxing, China beginning next week.
INDIANAPOLIS | It's been called the most important election of our lives; a race whose outcome will determine the future of the United States. And yet, not a single American will vote for either Republican Mitt Romney or Democrat Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Chuck Williams is Porter County Republican Party chairman.
VALPARAISO | The proposal to revive the former Fetla's Trading Post as a shooting range will be brought back again Tuesday, but this time the owners hope to do it in the city.
VALPARAISO | Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence brought his "Jobs Tour" to Valparaiso on Friday, touring Task Force Tips and collecting job creation ideas from several area business owners.
VALPARAISO | It happens every winter. Even the mayor has been a victim. A snowplow knocks down a mailbox while clearing the streets.
VALPARAISO | The prices just kept getting better Thursday as bids were opened at the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting for pathways on Silhavy Road and Glendale Boulevard.
VALPARAISO | To promote what Porter hospital CEO Jonathan Nalli called a "well-thy" lifestyle, the hospital has partnered with the city on the naming rights for the new Central Park Plaza amphitheater.
VALPARAISO | Outdoor dining at downtown restaurants on Lincolnway will have to take about a 12-hour break to accommodate the Popcorn Fest.
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