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Valpo awaiting RDA decision on TOD funding

VALPARAISO | The city hopes to learn in the next couple of weeks whether its plans for a transit-oriented development downtown will get a big financial boost from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo annexation raises notification questions

VALPARAISO | The city's Plan Commission will consider two issues at the September meeting that resulted from the August public hearing on a request to annex 160.5 acres south of U.S. 30 and west of County Road 450 East.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
Panel wants to move forward with airport zone

Panel wants to move forward with airport zone

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission hopes plans for an airport development zone can still take flight.

August 21, 2014 11:00 pm

Hamstra wants to build in downtown Valpo again

VALPARAISO | Another building hole in the city's downtown could be filled by Hamstra Group soon.

August 13, 2014 6:37 pm

Annexation, rezone plan draws crowd in Valpo

VALPARAISO | About 60 people attended a public hearing at Tuesday's Plan Commission meeting to protest the proposed annexation of 110 acres to the city.

August 12, 2014 8:32 pm

Valpo to borrow $15M to fund redevelopment projects

VALPARAISO | The City Council approved borrowing up to $15 million for the Redevelopment Commission to meet its upcoming obligations and have a cushion to lure a couple of prospects to the city in the near future.

August 11, 2014 8:01 pm

Lakes of Valparaiso slates groundbreaking

VALPARAISO | It's been almost two years since plans for The Lakes of Valparaiso were first brought to the city for consideration, but the project is finally ready for a groundbreaking next week.

August 05, 2014 2:04 pm

Students present ideas for dome, Urschel site

VALPARAISO | Not all the big ideas are being included in the city's ValpoNEXT vision project. Some are coming from students at Washington Township High School.

May 19, 2014 2:12 pm

Boone Twp. schools wants second try at referendum

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board has a new member, a new attorney and a new controversy.

January 14, 2014 5:58 pm

Valpo gives economic development post a little Lyp

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.

December 02, 2013 3:09 pm

Valpo to seek deed to derelict dome

VALPARAISO | The city took the first step toward acquiring the vacant former Natural Ovens dome Friday.

November 01, 2013 5:00 pm
Valpo may take possession of derelict dome

Valpo may take possession of derelict dome

VALPARAISO | The city of Valparaiso may take possession soon of a 10-acre shovel-ready development site. All it would have to do is demolish the former Natural Ovens Bakery dome.

October 14, 2013 5:30 pm

Valpo, Aldi agree to annexation, effective 2015

VALPARAISO | The city and Aldi are finalizing an agreement that will allow the city to annex the company's warehouse property without protest from Aldi.

September 30, 2013 6:15 pm

Election Board seeks legal advice on Biggs complaint

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board wants more information before deciding how to deal with the anonymous complaints filed about county Councilman Jim Biggs's campaign finance reports.

April 19, 2013 5:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Short-term hangar lease won't fly

EDITORIAL: Short-term hangar lease won't fly

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority wants to sign a two-year lease for a hangar at the Gary Jet Center. That's not long enough.

June 04, 2012 12:00 am
Demolition for Valparaiso park expansion begins March 29

Demolition for Valparaiso park expansion begins March 29

VALPARAISO | The expansion of Central Park Plaza will begin March 29 with the demolition of the building at the northwest corner of Lafayette Street and Indiana Avenue.

March 17, 2012 7:30 pm Related

Valpo clinic construction agreement near

VALPARAISO | The city expects to finalize an agreement with Memorial Health Systems and PATKO to clear the way for development of the property at the southeast corner of Ind. 49 and Burlington Beach Road.

January 16, 2012 12:00 am

Porter County Election Board hears election violation complaints

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board will decide within 30 days whether to have a full hearing on the allegation that Burns Harbor Town Marshal Jerry Price voted illegally in the November election.

December 16, 2011 2:07 pm

NIPSCO blasted for delaying Valpo park project

VALPARAISO | Having bids come in $140,000 above estimates and the time needed to acquire property turned out to be minor obstacles to construction of the downtown park compared to the failure of NIPSCO to move utility poles.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo, bank finally agree on park parcel sale

VALPARAISO | It's taken more than two years to work out the details, but the city and Fifth Third Bank finally are ready to close on the sale of the bank's property at the corner of Lincolnway and Lafayette Street.

January 28, 2011 12:00 am
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