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Kirchhoff Park

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


Caterpillar picnic shelter almost ready to rent

VALPARAISO | The Parks Department will begin accepting reservations June 10 for one of the two new picnic shelters at Butterfly Meadows.

May 28, 2013 9:15 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

Valpo parks has more needs than cash

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Parks Department has a priority list of projects it wants to do in 2013 but only enough money to do about a third of them.

February 26, 2013 6:30 pm

Funds, volunteers needed for parks security plan

VALPARAISO | The price tag for improving security at Will and Kirchhoff parks is about $260,000, but Parks Director John Seibert said he hopes to do so for about a third of that amount.

September 27, 2011 9:10 pm

Plan for improving park security ready for review

VALPARAISO | Clearing vegetation, improving signs and adding amenities, such as a life-sized chess board, to draw more people are among the recommendations for improving security at the city's parks.

May 24, 2011 8:55 pm
Valpo parks has plan to fight vandalism

Valpo parks has plan to fight vandalism

VALPARAISO | Vandalism is always a problem at the parks, but Valparaiso Parks Department hopes it has developed plans to reduce it in the future.

May 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos


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