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Dan Lamb

Valpo downtown favors the right, not the left — turns

VALPARAISO | With the closing of one block of Lafayette Street for much of the summer and then permanently once Central Park Plaza expands, the city is looking for new options for turning south.

June 15, 2013 7:20 pm

Valpo lines up new helicopter landing sites

VALPARAISO | The departure of Porter hospital from Valparaiso has created a different kind of parking problem. Not for cars, but for emergency medical helicopters.

May 15, 2013 5:55 pm

Valpo studying turn arrows at Calumet and Evans

VALPARAISO | Now that the city has installed left-turn lanes on North Calumet Avenue at Evans Avenue, it has a request to add turn arrows to the signals.

April 10, 2013 8:00 pm
No cause found for Valpo fire

No cause found for Valpo fire

VALPARAISO | As expected, the cause of the fire that destroyed a historic downtown building March 4 might never be known.

March 13, 2013 6:39 pm Photos


Valpo fire might have started in basement

VALPARAISO | An attempt to determine the cause of the fire that destroyed the building at 204 Lincolnway will have to wait until demolition of the east wall of the building is completed.

March 07, 2013 7:30 pm

Report: LaPorte/Ind. 49 is Valpo's worst intersection

VALPARAISO | The locations of Valparaiso's worst intersections for crashes doesn't change much from year to year, just the ranking, but city Engineering Director Tim Burkman hopes to see some change in four on U.S. 30.

February 17, 2013 10:26 pm
Tree is not company for development's paving plans

Tree is not company for development's paving plans

VALPARAISO | A cottonwood tree is causing problems for environmentalists.

June 17, 2012 7:30 pm Photos


Panel favors lower speed limit on Monroe Street

VALPARAISO | To try to keep vehicles from ending up in her parents' yard and injuring them or her 16-month-old child, Kristy Sanchez asked for a stop sign on Monroe Street at Greenwich Street.

April 12, 2011 2:46 pm

Valpo restricts parking next to Pat's

VALPARAISO | To try to provide enough room for fire trucks and snow plows, the city's Board of Public Works and Safety voted Thursday to restrict angle parking next to Pat's Ice Cream Parlor to compact cars only.

March 20, 2011 8:00 pm

Valpo might extend three-lane alignment on Calumet

VALPARAISO | A request to look at making a left turn lane on southbound Calumet Avenue at Evans Avenue could result in the city extending the center turn lane from Glendale Boulevard to the Canadian National railroad tracks.

February 09, 2011 1:00 pm
County 911 system facing funding, manpower issues

County 911 system facing funding, manpower issues

Porter County officials may be facing some difficult decisions regarding the county's E911 system in the coming months.

February 01, 2011 12:00 am Photos


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