VALPARAISO | A 38-minute high-speed rail commute to downtown Chicago was part of the incentive offered to encourage the Porter County Council to approve a $20,000 contribution toward the cost of an environmental impact study of a route from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Career Council is putting the finishing touches on a strategic plan aimed at encouraging more Hoosiers to complete post-high school education or job training programs that meet the needs of the state's employers.
VALPARAISO | Zipping one's zipper might seem like a fairly mundane, simple task -- until it's put in the hands and minds of the entrants of the annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.
VALPARAISO | The city collected a lot of ideas during last week's three public "big idea" gathering sessions for its Valpo Next planning effort, but it still hopes to get more.
SOCHI, Russia | Steve Yzerman was stuck in an elevator while the maple leaf flag was raised to the Bolshoy Ice Dome rafters Sunday.
VALPARAISO | The city is hauling away snow in dump trucks, but it's going to need street sweepers to clean up the sandy aftermath of the winter once the spring thaw comes.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso could get high-speed rail passenger service before it gets the South Shore commuter line spur.
VALPARAISO | The city wants all its residents to tell it where to go - at least, in terms of the city's future direction.
VALPARAISO | The citywide vision plan has a name — Valpo Next — and a color scheme — blue and green. All it needs is the input of about 30,000 city residents to be complete.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso was one of three Indiana cities to receive the first Primacy of Place Community Awards from Building Better Communities, a division of Ball State University.
HAMMOND | A man caught up in a Purdue University police sting targeting Internet pedophiles received the maximum 10-year sentence Thursday in U.S. District Court.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Illinois started strong and seemed to be setting itself up for another impressive win after defeating top-ranked Indiana, Gonzaga, Butler and Ohio State earlier this season.
VALPARAISO | The city has chosen a consulting team headed by ACP Visioning and Planning, of Columbus, Ohio, to develop what will be the most ambitious strategic plan in Valparaiso's history.
The person behind one of the country's fastest-growing animal rescues can't even vote yet. And neither can most of the people leading its 10 chapters across the nation.
The 12th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale brought more than 600 individual artisans to the Merchandise Mart in Downtown Chicago from Dec. 6-9.
HAMMOND | A man who won a new trial after being convicted in an Internet child sex enticement case has pleaded guilty to a federal count of attempted transmission of obscene material to a minor.
INDIANAPOLIS | Could Mike Pence, the Republican candidate for Indiana governor, get tripped up on residency issues similar to those that helped defeat Republican U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar?
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | A knack for designing roundabouts, such as the ones in Valparaiso, helped earn American Structurepoint a feature role on the ION Network's "World's Greatest ...," which focuses on unique businesses and services in the nation.
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