VALPARAISO | The time to get ready for the future is now, and Valparaiso's Utilities Board approved a $298,000 contract this month with Arcadis U.S. Inc., of Indianapolis, to do just that.
More than 20 swans swim Tuesday on Flint Lake.
VALPARAISO | To make sure the city has enough water for at least the next 20 years, the city's Utilities Board agreed Tuesday to drilling a test well on a site it hopes eventually will generate 3 to 4 million gallons of water a day.
VALPARAISO | The five-points roundabout was five years in the making and will take about five months for the building.
VALPARAISO | Testing to make sure the city's water supply is safe and meets all the state and federal standards is a full-time job. Literally.
VALPARAISO | Bids were opened from three companies and a contract could be awarded soon for the construction of the five-points roundabout at North Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.
VALPARAISO | There's nothing like a major roundabout project to help the city replace an aging water line.
VALPARAISO | A tip from a resident led to the arrests Monday of two men in connection with a rash of thefts from vehicles in the Flint Lake area north of Valparaiso last weekend.
Editor's note: This is the first in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District received an $18,400 grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to help fight invasive plants in several area lakes.
VALPARAISO | One of the last major vacant properties in Valparaiso is the subject of a study to determine the best way to deal with drainage issues so it could be developed.
VALPARAISO | Contracts for about $100,000 in additional work for DLZ were approved Thursday by Valparaiso's Board of Public Works and Safety.
Flint Lake Elementary students jumped at the chance Wednesday to help break a Guinness world record. Students in first through fifth grades did jumping jacks for a minute as part of the "Let's Jump!" event sponsored by National Geographic kids magazine.
VALPARAISO | Flint Lake Elementary students jumped at the chance Wednesday to help break a Guinness world record.
VALPARAISO | It's been 28 years since the Premier Theater closed at Lincolnway and LaFayette Street, but Nancy Murphy thinks the theater's founders would be very happy with what eventually replaced it.
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VALPARAISO | A 9-year-old elementary school student faces juvenile intimidation charges after police say he pulled a knife on another student.
Police: Vandals hit vehicles in Union and Portage townships
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