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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

Chautauqua Park project benefits from low bids

VALPARAISO | As bids for the second phase of the Chautauqua Park flood control project were opened at Tuesday's utilities board meeting, the numbers started out good and got better.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo getting bids for Chautauqua Park project's phase 2

VALPARAISO | The first phase of the Chautauqua Park stormwater control project is complete and succeeding, and the city's Utilities Board hopes to begin the second phase this spring.

February 02, 2014 5:44 pm

Porter County Parks and Recreation announces awards to area schools in Winter Lights Art Contest

DUNELAND | The Porter County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Winter Lights Festival Art Show.

December 02, 2013 11:35 am
MP special guest at Memorial Elementary's Veterans Day celebration

MP special guest at Memorial Elementary's Veterans Day celebration

VALPARAISO | Students at Memorial Elementary School saluted veterans Friday through song and readings along with a special guest, Army Sgt. William Watkins, husband of teacher Alicia Watkins.

November 08, 2013 5:57 pm Photos

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Valpo students stroll to school

Valpo students stroll to school

Joined by Valparaiso police officers on bicycles, about 50 Memorial Elementary School students and their parents walk along Elmhurst Street near Park Avenue on Monday as they participate in Walk to School Week by walking to school as a group. Also joined by Supt. Mike Berta, the walkers left…

October 07, 2013 10:19 am
Valpo students stroll to school

Valpo students stroll to school

Memorial Elementary School students and their parents walk along Park Avenue toward school Monday morning in recognition of Walk to School Week.

October 07, 2013 10:19 am

Valpo preparing for Chautauqua Park phase 2

VALPARAISO | Just call the rains on Wednesday and Thursday a test run of the new Chautauqua Park storm sewer system.

September 21, 2013 5:45 pm

Children offer lemonade for Oklahoma tornado relief

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.

May 24, 2013 8:15 pm
Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Second-grade students Elise Hibbard, left, and Lily Segura plant banana pepper plants while Nikky Witkowski, coordinator of Purdue University Agriculture Extension Program, talks to students about plant roots Thursday at Highland's Johnston Elementary School. The students planted a garden an…

May 16, 2013 11:43 pm
Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

A new “back to the land” movement is starting to sprout in region elementary schools.

May 16, 2013 11:37 pm Photos

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Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Students from Highland's Johnston Elementary School get their hands in the dirt Thursday as they help plant a garden.

May 16, 2013 11:30 pm
Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Students plant gardens to supply food for cafeteria meals, help teach healthier lifestyles

Master gardener Joe Janostak, of Highland, helps Johnston Elementary second-grade students Michael Pottorf and Aidan Boyle, right, plant lettuce Thursday at the Highland school.

May 16, 2013 11:30 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

Officials plan meeting on Chautauqua Park project

VALPARAISO | Although work already is underway on the Chautauqua Park flood relief project, the city will hold a public meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. April 29 at Memorial Elementary School to discuss the project and answer questions.

April 13, 2013 6:15 pm
Porter County students compete in math bowl

Porter County students compete in math bowl

PORTAGE │ A packed house watched local kids engage in a heated competition at a Portage High School gymnasium Thursday. And not a basketball was in sight.

February 28, 2013 8:51 pm Photos

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Chautauqua Park flood relief project may start in early 2013

VALPARAISO | The plans are done, and the city is in the process of acquiring the land needed for the massive Chautauqua Park stormwater relief project.

October 20, 2012 9:00 pm
The walk of life

The walk of life

October 13, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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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

School wants to change pickup pattern

VALPARAISO | To alleviate the traffic congestion between school buses and parents picking up their children at Memorial Elementary School, there are plans to change the afternoon pickup point.

February 10, 2011 12:00 am
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