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Study offers options for improving V-Line service

VALPARAISO | A study by RLS and Associates Inc. of the V-Line intracity bus service recommends several additions to the routes and the hours of operation to meet the demands of riders, but city Planning Director Tyler Kent said Valparaiso can't do much without added funding.

August 02, 2014 6:30 pm
Texting while driving simulator a real killer

Texting while driving simulator a real killer

Tarenger Costello, of Chesterton, tries the AWARE-TXT Simulator at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso  in November. 

July 25, 2014 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 24, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 24, 2014

Get to know historic Benton Harbor on foot; experience the ultimate in glamping and rare photos of Bob Dylan are on exhibit in South Haven, Michigan.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 23, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 17, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, July 17, 2014

It’s about time John Cain, who has been basking in the glories of the 1960s, can celebrate the era with real legitimacy beginning tomorrow; along with a brief meditation on a very successful party at the Lubeznik Center last Saturday night.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Sh…

July 16, 2014 2:00 am
Canstruction Design camp

Canstruction Design camp

Students gather in the atrium of Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso Friday as they prepare for Canstruction Design Camp. Lake Area United Way and United Way of Porter County in cooperation with U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky came together to host a Superheroes Against Hunger "canstruction" c…

June 27, 2014 3:44 pm
Canstruction Design camp

Canstruction Design camp

After the canned-food structures are built, they will be on display at Hobart's Southlake Mall where the public can vote on their favorite structure. At the conclusion of the event, all food items will be donated to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and ultimately local food pantries. From …

June 27, 2014 3:44 pm
Canstruction Design camp

Canstruction Design camp

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky talks with middle school students who gathered Friday at Ivy Tech Communty College in Valparaiso for the Superheroes Against Hunger "canstruction" competition. The students from Lake and Porter counties will use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to de…

June 27, 2014 3:44 pm
IU trustees approve new IU, Ivy Tech building in Gary

IU trustees approve new IU, Ivy Tech building in Gary

GARY | Indiana University, together with Ivy Tech Community College, received IU Board of Trustees approval today to proceed with the design of a new shared facility to be built on the northeast corner of Broadway and 35th Street.

June 20, 2014 1:53 pm Photos

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It's always sunny at VU's solar energy lab

It's always sunny at VU's solar energy lab

VALPARAISO | Ants beware: Valparaiso University has what amounts to the world's largest magnifying glass.

June 19, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
More Indiana high school grads attend college, even if not college-ready

More Indiana high school grads attend college, even if not college-ready

INDIANAPOLIS | Nearly 66 percent of 2012 Indiana high school graduates went directly to college, up 2 percent from the Class of 2011. But 28 percent of them were not fully prepared and required remedial college coursework, according to a state study released Tuesday.

June 11, 2014 12:30 pm Related
Gourmet Bargains: Creative culinary teams offer discount dining

Gourmet Bargains: Creative culinary teams offer discount dining

Dining through a program at one of the area's culinary or hospitality programs means getting the experience of a fine dining, downtown-caliber restaurant without paying the price tag of one.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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High School students to receive Ivy Tech degrees

High School students to receive Ivy Tech degrees

Ivy Tech Northwest Chancellor Thomas Coley talks to high school seniors from 21st Century Charter in Gary who have earned associate degrees in general studies through Ivy Tech's dual-credit program. From left are Nyesha Canady, Shakira Burks and Arhonai Bandy.

May 07, 2014 6:16 pm
High School students to receive Ivy ech degrees

High School students to receive Ivy ech degrees

These seniors from Whiting High School have earned technical certificates in industrial technology at Ivy Tech. From left are Jackson Cieceirski, Marcelo Lopez, Oscar Iniguez and Brett Gibbons. They were honored during a program Wednesday at Avalon Manor.

May 07, 2014 5:56 pm

Valpo seeks solution to illegal parking at library

VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee decided Thursday to try the gentle reminder approach to educate drivers about not parking in the no parking area on Jefferson Street in front of the Valparaiso Public Library.

May 01, 2014 6:00 pm
Gary banks on arts, academic complex for future investment

Gary banks on arts, academic complex for future investment

Forest Hayes, Gary's director of commerce and economic development, speaks to local business leaders Wednesday about the city's University Park redevelopment plan.

April 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Gary banks on arts, academic complex for future investment

Gary banks on arts, academic complex for future investment

An artist's rendition of renovations of the old Gary State Bank building on Broadway and Fifth Avenue include a plaza, a parking lot and drive-thru banking.

April 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Gary banks on arts, academic complex for future investment

Gary banks on arts, academic complex for future investment

An artist's rendition of renovations of the old Gary State Bank building on Broadway and Fifth Avenue include a plaza, a parking lot and drive-Thur banking. Gary officials met with bankers and business leaders Wednesday to discuss the city's University Park redevelopment plan.

April 30, 2014 9:00 pm

Gary Foster youth conversation postponed

GARY | The Foster Youth Education seminar set for 10 a.m. today at the Ivy Tech Community College campus has been postponed. 

April 30, 2014 12:27 pm

Education for foster youth discussion at Ivy Tech

GARY | A meeting to inform community leaders and educators about educational resources for children in foster care is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Ivy Tech Community College, 1440 East 35th Ave.

April 28, 2014 2:53 pm
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