Northwest Indiana Forum President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Maassel is leaving the regional business group to become vice president of the Indiana Energy Association, a utility trade group based in Indianapolis.
One man alone decided an appointment to the Valparaiso School Board last month. The stunning wrongness of that has finally blown me off the fence on whether the city should have an appointed or elected board.
VALPARAISO | The selection of the City Council's appointee to the Valparaiso School Board was accomplished Monday without the anger of the Center Township Board's appointment to the board last week.
Mark Maassel is president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum.
VALPARAISO | As proponents of an elected school board continue to gather signatures, a change could be coming in how the appointed board is selected.
VALPARAISO | In deciding what to do about its buildings, the Valparaiso School Board is getting input from several sources, including a couple of studies and, on Wednesday, the public.
VALPARAISO | Two former assistant principals at Valparaiso High School are among the six-pack of candidates seeking to be appointed to the school board position now held by Mark Maassel.
Into every person’s life will come an individual or two who truly make a difference. The same can be said for Northwest Indiana as a region.
As you have probably seen in the paper the past few weeks, the Tolleston project (which is remodeling the old Tolleston building into a new Boys & Girls Club) is well underway and should be open for business in October.
VALPARAISO | Center Township residents interested in being appointed to the school board now have several ways to apply for the job.
At first, Danita Johnson Hughes was a bit hesitant to take the lead at Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living in Gary.
VALPARAISO | The council is looking for people interested in being on the Valparaiso School Board. The council appointment is one of two to be made in the coming months.
VALPARAISO | The issues of safety and security in the schools should not become less important as recent school shooting events fade into the past, Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Michael Berta warned the board and residents Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | An agreement approved Wednesday by the Valparaiso Community Schools Board with Purdue University North Central will enable Valparaiso High School students to skip their freshman year of college.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence is understandably concerned about the need to prepare Hoosier students for 21st century careers. So are people in Northwest Indiana.
While many factors contribute to the price we pay at the pump — discovery costs, taxes, refining and distribution, world politics, etc. — it's still largely an issue of supply and demand. There's limited oil supply. Global demand is growing. So the price climbs.
It's sometimes difficult to identify the true meaning of "professionalism." For this discussion let's use it as originally intended---a worker who accepts only high quality work output, maintains confidentiality, shows strong ethics and works hard. But professionalism also includes the abili…
Two driving forces behind education reform spoke last week, and they both addressed two key components of the next phase of reform: dollars and sense.
Mark Maassel, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum, makes sure the world knows that NWI is more than just a great place to visit, live, work and raise a family-it's a prime location for private and commercial business/industry.
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