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Valpo to buy 'Big Dancer' sculpture next to YMCA

VALPARAISO | Orville Redenbacher is about to get a dancing partner.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

New sculptures for Valpo art walk arrive May 9

VALPARAISO | It's becoming almost like a sign of spring: the annual arrival of the new sculptures for the art walk on Cumberland Crossing Drive.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am
Summers resigns Valpo redevelopment board position

Summers resigns Valpo redevelopment board position

VALPARAISO | The city's economic development team took another hit Wednesday with the resignation of Stuart Summers as executive director of the city's Redevelopment Commission effective Jan. 1.

November 13, 2013 4:15 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Public art effectively builds host communities

GUEST COMMENTARY: Public art effectively builds host communities

Why are communities throughout our country and around the world developing large-scale outdoor art projects? There are many reasons why.

May 16, 2013 12:05 am

Valpo's Central Park Plaza to become poster child

VALPARAISO | The downtown Central Park Plaza will become a promotional South Shore commuter rail line poster child, but the city might have to wait until next year to get it done.

February 13, 2013 7:44 pm
Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

HAMMOND | About 100 region residents gathered Sunday at the tomb of a Hammond veteran who served his country more than a century ago, commemorating the sacrifices of America's bloodiest war.

November 11, 2012 7:00 pm Photos


Valpo to sponsor a new South Shore poster

VALPARAISO | A new South Shore commuter rail poster featuring Valparaiso's new Central Park Plaza will be created as a marketing, promotional and, city officials hope, moneymaking tool in 2013.

November 08, 2012 6:00 pm

Valpo already planning for 2013 art walk

VALPARAISO | The sculptures for the city's art walk won't be installed until May 18, but Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission already is trying to improve its selection of pieces for next year's display.

April 14, 2012 12:00 am
Orville sculpture not allowed to have popcorn

Orville sculpture not allowed to have popcorn

VALPARAISO | Orville Redenbacher made his fame and fortune from popcorn, but it's the one thing that will be missing from the completed sculpture that will greet visitors to Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza.

February 11, 2012 7:30 pm

Sculptures may dot drive to Valpo's PNC campus

VALPARAISO | The city's next venture into the art world might be renting sculptures to create an art walk along Cumberland Drive between the YMCA and Purdue North Central.

November 14, 2011 10:00 am

The King of Pop(corn) returning to Valpo

VALPARAISO | Orville Redenbacher is coming back to town.

August 09, 2011 6:00 pm

Valpo boards keep projects moving along

VALPARAISO | Contracts and funding for the design of two projects and the construction of two more were approved this week by separate city boards.

April 15, 2011 12:00 am

Sculptures may be included at intersection

VALPARAISO | Now that the title to the land at the southeast corner of Lincolnway and Campbell Street is dealt with, Valparaiso is ready to proceed with improvements that may include a sculpture or two.

March 17, 2011 12:00 am
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