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Visclosky gets quick course in Ivy Tech progress, needs

Visclosky gets quick course in Ivy Tech progress, needs

VALPARAISO | As a former business law teacher at Ivy Tech during the 1970s, Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., said he was impressed with the changes that have occurred at the college since then.

October 10, 2014 5:04 pm Photos

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Local technical centers, courses get students ready for college and careers

Local technical centers, courses get students ready for college and careers

With a part-time job at a Valparaiso laboratory and a college scholarship, Cole Ozbolt is proud of his vocational accomplishments.

August 13, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Historic train depot almost home

Historic train depot almost home

VALPARAISO | The historic Grand Trunk railroad depot may have made it across the train tracks, but it isn't to its new home yet. 

July 08, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Incoming high school freshmen get a taste of the future

Incoming high school freshmen get a taste of the future

VALPARAISO | Incoming high school freshmen are gathering at the Porter County Career and Technical Center this week to catch a glimpse of the programs the center offers. 

June 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Honored teen is serious about pursuing a nursing career

Honored teen is serious about pursuing a nursing career

Paige Smith, 18, was recognized in February as a Junior Kiwanian by the Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
Career center store opens for business

Career center store opens for business

Lorenzo Venturella, the sales manager at 18 on Franklin, prepares one of the store's first orders Tuesday night at the grand opening ceremony.

November 26, 2013 7:48 pm
Career center store opens for business

Career center store opens for business

Liz and David Schwartz are the first two customers of 18 on Franklin after the store's ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday night at the Porter County Career Center.

November 26, 2013 7:48 pm

Valpo schools report on 21st century goals

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso schools have come a long way in the past year, but a lot more needs to be done to define and prepare for what education will be like in the century ahead.

April 13, 2013 12:00 am

Portage schools to look at alternative energy uses

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools could be looking to the sun or the wind to provide some of its power in the future.

February 16, 2013 12:00 am
Porter County Career Center partners with NIPSCO to showcase solar panel project

Porter County Career Center partners with NIPSCO to showcase solar panel project

VALPARAISO | On January 16, the Porter County Career Center unveiled their new solar panel project. The project was a partnership with Nipsco, and was completed by the high school students in the Electronic and Modern Machining classes.

January 22, 2013 1:16 am Video Photos

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EDITORIAL: High school graduates must be more ready

EDITORIAL: High school graduates must be more ready

At the root of discussions on education reform is the nearly universal concern about the outcome: Will students emerge from high school ready for college or careers? A new Northwest Indiana initiative addresses that issue.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am Related
Kids upgrading wind turbine

Kids upgrading wind turbine

Dillon Bishop, a senior at Chesterton High School, works with Harrison Draves, a Washington Township senior, to disconnect a solar panel at the Porter County Career Center.

December 02, 2011 3:15 pm
Kids upgrading wind turbine

Kids upgrading wind turbine

Harrison Draves, a senior at Washington Township Middle/High School, tests the wind turbine atop the Porter County Career Center.

December 02, 2011 3:10 pm
Kids upgrading wind turbine

Kids upgrading wind turbine

Dillon Bishop, a senior at Chesterton High School, works with Harrison Draves, a senior at Washington Township Middle/High School, to hook up a power source to a robotic arm that will rotate with the sun to keep solar batteries charged.

December 02, 2011 3:00 pm

Portage High School student to receive statewide recognition

PORTAGE | Portage High School senior Justin Suggs will be presented a Career and Technical Student Award of Excellence today at the Indiana Statehouse.

February 08, 2011 12:00 am
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