A budget that doesn't balance and the fate of the $160 million from the sale of Porter hospital are some of the major issues facing the winner of Tuesday's Republican primary battle between incumbent District 3 Porter County Councilwoman Karen Conover and Russell Barone.
VALPARAISO | After having a front row balcony seat to observe all the improvements being made in the city's downtown, Patrick Lyp is going to step onto the stage to be part of making new things happen as the city's economic development director.
VALPARAISO | The city is in the market for a new economic development director.
VALPARAISO | The City Council gave its backing to a plan by Emerson Power/McGill Manufacturing to consolidate the company's lab testing facilities from all its plants in Valparaiso.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso’s Economic Development Director, Matt Murphy, will become the newest member of the city’s Board of Works and Safety, announced Mayor Jon Costas. Murphy will replace Chuck Williams, who announced his resignation in June.
VALPARAISO | The city has signed an agreement to enter into "friendly relations" with the Nanhu District of Jiaxing City in the Zhejian province of China.
VALPARAISO | As lemonade stands go, it was a resounding success, generating more than $200 in just two hours. But Wednesday's effort wasn't a typical kid's beverage sale, and it's now snowballed into a much larger relief effort for those affected by the tornado strike in Oklahoma.
VALPARAISO | Failure to file its tax abatement forms with Porter County in time cost Indiana Beverage $265,926 this year.
VALPARAISO | The city's downtown is getting a new feature in 2013: a place to stay downtown that overlooks Central Park Plaza.
VALPARAISO | If applications for facade grants are any indication, North Washington Street is a very popular place for businesses to invest these days.
VALPARAISO | The city has no shortage of people interested in using the former North Coast Distributing facilities on Silhavy Road.
VALPARAISO | Paul Wurth Inc. expects to close on the purchase of the vacant Task Force Tips building at 2800 Evans Ave. on Wednesday and hopes to move in by the end of July.
VALPARAISO | Urschel Laboratories is looking to move after more than a half century at its current location.
VALPARAISO | At its annual organizational meeting, the Valparaiso City Council decided to expand its efforts to communicate with city departments through the creation of additional liaison positions.
VALPARAISO | Mark Thiros, 49, was named Tuesday to fill the vacancy on Valparaiso's Utilities Board.
VALPARAISO | The City Council was willing to forgive Task Force Tips for failing to file its abatement paperwork with the Porter County auditor's office on time, but the company will pay a big price for its error next year.
VALPARAISO | Saying Valparaiso was a leader because it has a budget surplus, gubernatorial candidate Jim Wallace was in the city Friday to swap ideas with Mayor Jon Costas.
VALPARAISO | The new North Coast Distributing facilities are on tap for a January opening after approval of tax abatements for the building and its equipment Monday by the City Council.
VALPARAISO | Paparazzi restaurant got a unanimous endorsement Monday from the City Council for its new full-service liquor license after assurances it would correct problems cited under the old one.
VALPARAISO | Facing administration opposition and a possible negative vote by the City Council on its request for a new downtown full-service liquor license, the owners of Paparazzi restaurant were willing to accept a two-week delay.
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