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Pratt gets needed variances for paper mill

VALPARAISO | The only complaint Pratt Industries' various variance requests garnered Thursday was from Tom Stoner, the farmer who sold the property on which Pratt is building its $200 million paper mill.

August 07, 2014 1:28 pm

NIRPC to maintain headquarters in Portage

PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission and the Northwest Indiana Forum will maintain its home in Portage.

November 20, 2013 5:26 pm

Valpo commission OKs Pratt annexation, rezoning

VALPARAISO | The planned construction of the $260 million Pratt Industries paper recycling plant got a quick push forward Tuesday with Valparaiso's Plan Commission voting unanimously to support annexing the adjacent 34 acres needed for the project.

October 08, 2013 9:00 pm

Valpo planners endorse Von Tobel annexation

VALPARAISO | The city's "other" annexation request got a quick and unanimous recommendation Tuesday for approval from Valparaiso's Plan Commission and will be heard by the City Council in August.

July 09, 2013 8:30 pm

Calumet College to offer class at University Center in Portage

PORTAGE | Calumet College of St. Joseph will make its first foray into Porter County by offering its organization management program at the new University Center in Portage.

January 24, 2013 6:00 pm

Economic development group outlines goals for coming year

PORTAGE | The Portage Economic Development Corp. will focus next year on educating its membership about economic development.

December 08, 2012 6:45 pm

City-owned office building to get repairs

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission last week approved spending $20,000 for repairs at the commission-owned regional office building on Southport Road.

July 29, 2012 6:30 pm

Commission turns down lease offer from Valparaiso University

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday rejected the initial lease offer from Valparaiso University for space within the University Center.

July 12, 2012 12:00 am

HealthLinc clinic plan delayed by abstention

VALPARAISO | A shortage of Valparaiso Plan Commission members at Tuesday's meeting temporarily delayed efforts to break ground Sept. 1 on the new HealthLinc clinic on Sturdy Road.

July 10, 2012 9:30 pm
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