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Porter County Municipal Airport

Miller Mart plans major facelift of shopping center

VALPARAISO | The Miller Mart will be getting a $360,000 to $400,000 facelift in 2014, and its owners hope Valparaiso will provide a portion of that in the form of a $50,000 facade grant.

December 10, 2013 8:45 pm

Valpo buys land to create 'shovel ready' sites

VALPARAISO | After selling one property to a new business locating in the city Wednesday, the city's Redevelopment Commission then approved purchasing another property in hope of attracting more businesses.

July 11, 2013 4:54 pm
Study maps out plan for growth near Porter County airport

Study maps out plan for growth near Porter County airport

VALPARAISO | The city, Porter County and the county airport board have joined forces to put together a 30-year plan for the 15-square-mile area around the airport.

March 23, 2013 7:15 pm

Official: Valpo needs to step up efforts to attract business

VALPARAISO | In the intercommunity battle for economic development, it might not be enough to just have shovel-ready building sites to offer to prospective businesses.

August 11, 2012 7:30 pm

PHIL WIELAND: Hey, Joe, I'm waiting for your call

I'm still waiting for Joe Biden to call, if only to apologize for not saying "Hi" when he was in Porter County two weeks ago. But we have confirmation he was, indeed, at the airport and the Chesterton DQ.

August 10, 2012 12:00 am

PHIL WIELAND: Just bidin' my time waiting for the VP

Vice presidents don't often land at the Porter County Regional Airport. The closest might have been Dan Quayle taking an untethered space flight from his mind while flying over Indiana.

August 03, 2012 12:00 am

Biden makes stop at Chesterton DQ during visit to region

CHESTERTON | Getting a glimpse of Vice President Joe Biden when he landed Friday at Porter County Municipal Airport was pretty tough.

July 30, 2012 8:15 pm
Tin Goose lands in Porter County

Tin Goose lands in Porter County

VALPARAISO | The skies were clear Monday as local aviation and history enthusiasts gathered at Porter County Regional Airport for a chance to see and ride in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor, the world's first mass-produced airliner.

October 03, 2011 5:30 pm Photos


Local: Plane in Reno crash originally housed at Lansing airport, was owned by local men

Local: Plane in Reno crash originally housed at Lansing airport, was owned by local men

John Jage, of Highland, did a double take when he heard the name of the World War II plane that crashed during a race Friday in Reno, Nev.

September 17, 2011 8:45 pm
OFFBEAT: Whoopi Goldberg coming to The Venue

OFFBEAT: Whoopi Goldberg coming to The Venue

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am

Greater Valparaiso Chamber LuWow set for Friday evening

VALPARAISO | The Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce will conduct its ninth annual Lu-Wow! at 7 p.m. Friday.

August 03, 2010 12:00 am
Taking flight

Taking flight

PORTER COUNTY | The Wings of Freedom Tour will be on display at the Porter County Municipal Airport July 26 to 28.

July 21, 2010 12:00 am Photos


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