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Indiana Career Council nearing consensus on strategic plan

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.

May 28, 2014 3:00 pm
Valpo native on Purdue's winning Rube Goldberg team

Valpo native on Purdue's winning Rube Goldberg team

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.

May 13, 2014 7:00 pm Video Photos

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What's next for Valpo Next?

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.

March 01, 2014 7:51 pm
OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

SOCHI, Russia | Steve Yzerman was stuck in an elevator while the maple leaf flag was raised to the Bolshoy Ice Dome rafters Sunday.

February 24, 2014 9:00 pm

Valpo getting new street sweeper

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.

February 14, 2014 4:55 pm

Group touts high-speed rail line through Valpo

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso could get high-speed rail passenger service before it gets the South Shore commuter line spur.

January 19, 2014 6:55 pm

Website launched to promote Valpo Next vision

VALPARAISO | The city wants all its residents to tell it where to go - at least, in terms of the city's future direction.

January 06, 2014 12:00 am Related

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Valpo Next: The blueprint for the city's future

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.

November 21, 2013 8:57 pm
Valpo quality of life earns Ball State award

Valpo quality of life earns Ball State award

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.

August 08, 2013 6:47 pm Photos

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Indiana man gets 10 years in Internet pedophile sting

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.

July 11, 2013 6:45 pm
Illinois can't keep up in 71-58 loss to Michigan

Illinois can't keep up in 71-58 loss to Michigan

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.

February 24, 2013 9:30 pm

Valparaiso to hire Ohio firm to prepare strategic plan

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.

February 11, 2013 9:30 pm
Growing animal rescue group is work of teen actor

Growing animal rescue group is work of teen actor

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.

December 10, 2012 12:00 am
One of a Kind Show offers unique shopping

One of a Kind Show offers unique shopping

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.

December 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Man agrees to plea after first trial overturned

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.

November 08, 2012 6:30 pm
Gregg questions Pence's devotion to Indiana

Gregg questions Pence's devotion to Indiana

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?

May 09, 2012 1:13 pm Video
Pence seeks local advice on job creation

Pence seeks local advice on job creation

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.

March 16, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Roundabouts lead American Structurepoint to national spotlight

Roundabouts lead American Structurepoint to national spotlight

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.

February 05, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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Columbus: Indiana's museum of modern architecture

Columbus: Indiana's museum of modern architecture

This summer immerse yourself in architecture not by going to a major metropolis.

May 28, 2011 12:00 am
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A replica of the Nina ship piloted by Christopher Columbus flies its flag Thursday in the Hammond marina.

July 01, 2010 6:13 pm
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