VALPARAISO | The city tentatively plans to announce next week that it has landed a business that plans to invest more than $200 million in getting started.
VALPARAISO | Plans to replace and refurbish the playground at ValPlayso and improve the surrounding park gets underway in earnest Aug. 17 with the second annual Party in the Park fundraiser at the park.
VALPARAISO | The city may become one of next local communities to approve an ordinance banning protests within 300 feet of a funeral.
VALPARAISO | A year after the Valparaiso City Council and the Center Township Board thought they approved the creation of a fire territory, they did it again Monday.
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.
VALPARAISO | Lost in Monday's emotional fervor over the rezoning of 118 acres on Evans Avenue to luxury apartments and business park was the once-a-decade realignment of the five City Council districts.
VALPARAISO | Just because the Porter County Council now has to approve the Valparaiso Community Schools budget, the City Council is not ready to back the movement for an elected rather than appointed school board.
VALPARAISO | A shortage of Valparaiso Plan Commission members at Tuesday's meeting temporarily delayed efforts to break ground Sept. 1 on the new HealthLinc clinic on Sturdy Road.
VALPARAISO | Despite a plea from Valparaiso Community Schools board incumbent Brigid McLinn that change for change's sake was not good change, the Valparaiso City Council voted Monday to replace her on the board with retired Principal Paul Knauff.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels has reappointed a Merrillville man and a Valparaiso woman as trustees of an Indiana university and college.
VALPARAISO | About 50 people, most with concerns about construction of a gun range at the former Fetla's Trading Post, heard the city's Plan Commission recommend approval of the project Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee decided Tuesday the best action to take on two requests was no action.
VALPARAISO | The annual state of the schools presentation to the City Council on Monday recapped steps the board took to tidy up its financial house and came with a promise that the schools will improve despite the challenges ahead.
VALPARAISO | Before it can begin planning the kind of activities and events it will do to promote diversity in Valparaiso, the city's Advisory Human Relations Council decided the first thing it needs to do is get organized.
VALPARAISO | It didn't take long to fill the Park Board vacancy created by Tim Daly's election to the council.
VALPARAISO | At its annual organizational meeting, the Valparaiso City Council decided to expand its efforts to communicate with city departments through the creation of additional liaison positions.
VALPARAISO | It took a little longer than expected to appoint the members of the revamped city Advisory Human Relations Council, but the group will waste no time in holding its first meeting.
VALPARAISO | The council will have one new member and another will change seats, but for the third time in a row the voters have elected an all-Republican group.
VALPARAISO | What would you do with $50,000?
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