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Leonard, Berner honored for Valpo parks work

Leonard, Berner honored for Valpo parks work

VALPARAISO | Selfless dedication to Valparaiso's parks is typified by the reaction of Bruce Berner to hearing he was to receive Art Malasto Legends Award from the Parks Foundation.

May 08, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Kids Alive provides new home for playgrounds

Kids Alive provides new home for playgrounds

VALPARAISO | When a parks department playground set retires, it isn't thrown in a landfill. It gets a face-lift and then travels the world.

February 08, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Valpo opens LifeTrail exercise stations to public

VALPARAISO | The LifeTrail Advanced Wellness System and its seven workout stations were officially opened to the public Thursday, but nobody was interested in braving chilly temperatures and trying out any of the 20 exercise stations or 150 different activities it offered.

October 24, 2013 2:38 pm
LifeTrail provides fitness for all ages

LifeTrail provides fitness for all ages

VALPARAISO | Seven exercise stations. Twenty separate pieces of exercise equipment. Up to 150 different exercises.

October 10, 2013 6:16 pm Photos

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Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

VALPARAISO | Workers from Rieth-Riley this week are widening and repaving the walking track around the perimeter of Fairgrounds Park.

August 29, 2013 5:35 pm Photos

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Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

Kevin McCord, with Rieth-Riley, works Thursday on the repaving project on the walking path at Fairgrounds Park in Valparaiso.

August 29, 2013 5:18 pm
Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

Workers from Rieth-Riley on Thursday pave the walking path at Fairgrounds Park in Valparaiso. The 22-year-old path is being widening from 6 feet to 8 feet as part of the project.

August 29, 2013 5:17 pm
Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

Fairgrounds Park pathway gets a new lease on life

Workers from Rieth-Riley pave the walking path Thursday at Fairgrounds Park in Valparaiso.

August 29, 2013 5:17 pm

New Life Trail to help seniors lead fit life

VALPARAISO | The city has received a grant intended to provide exercises to help older residents become extremely older residents, Valparaiso Parks Director John Seibert said.

August 26, 2013 6:34 pm

Valpo's Fairgrounds Park pathway being repaved

VALPARAISO | The track around the perimeter of Fairgrounds Park will be closed for the next 10 days so it can be repaved and widened.

August 19, 2013 5:25 pm

Fairgrounds Park walking track to be repaved

VALPARAISO | Beginning Tuesday, August 20, the track at Fairgrounds Park will be temporarily closed for repaving. The track will be closed to the public during construction, which is estimated to take up to 10 days depending on weather.

August 19, 2013 3:57 pm

Valpo's Fairgrounds Park getting asphalt makeover

VALPARAISO | The total reconstruction of the asphalt paths at Fairgrounds Park will begin Monday with the replacement of the connection between the two parking lots and the area around the concession stand building.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am

Fairgrounds Park will remain temporarily closed for storm water detention

VALPARAISO | At 8 a.m. today, Wednesday, June 26, Fairgrounds Park gates were locked and the park was temporarily closed to the public for their safety.

June 26, 2013 1:03 pm
Valpo parks honor legendary supporters

Valpo parks honor legendary supporters

VALPARAISO | Three people with long-time and generous connections to the city's parks were honored Thursday during a reception at the Butterfield Pavilion at Fairgrounds Park.

May 09, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Picking up No. 2 is No. 1 priority for Valpo

VALPARAISO | It's an unpleasant job but cleaning up after your pet is part of the responsibility of ownership, and it's the message behind the city's "Scoop the Poop" program.

April 20, 2013 3:52 pm

Valpo disability council struggles with attendance

VALPARAISO | The Mayoral Advisory Council on Disability welcomed a new member Wednesday, but it continues to struggle to get a quorum for meetings.

April 17, 2013 5:47 pm
Central Park Plaza to host Shakespeare, Lazer Ball among varied 2013 events

Central Park Plaza to host Shakespeare, Lazer Ball among varied 2013 events

VALPARAISO | From church services and Shakespeare to Lazer Ball, the upcoming season at Central Park Plaza promises to be busy and varied.

April 06, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Old Valpo playground to get new life in Kenya

Old Valpo playground to get new life in Kenya

VALPARAISO | Playgrounds are a concept kids in many parts of the world can't comprehend.

March 23, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Valpo Park Board OKs contract for drainage work

VALPARAISO | The next phase of drainage work at Bicentennial Park should begin in two weeks following approval of a contract for the work by the city's Park Board on Thursday.

March 21, 2013 9:30 pm

Butterfield pavilion: From horse barn to Galacti-Con

VALPARAISO | The Butterfield Family Pavilion at Fairgrounds Park has seen a lot since its Depression-era construction in the 1930s, from its days as an animal barn for the Porter County Fair to the upcoming Galacti-Con gaming convention in October.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Related
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