VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department might have to introduce water polo to its program choices in order to make any money from Creekside Golf Course for a while.
VALPARAISO | The city is moving as quickly as possible to repair or replace the two bridges damaged by flooding caused by heavy rains Friday.
VALPARAISO | The third and final phase of the Green Acres flood relief project is going to get completed a lot sooner than expected thanks to a million-dollar grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
PORTAGE | Worsening erosion along Salt Creek on the city's north side spurred an emergency meeting Monday of the Utility Services Board.
PORTAGE | A man was injured Monday afternoon after he went off Interstate 94 and drove into a nearby ditch, Indiana State Police said.
VALPARAISO | The second phase of the Chautauqua Park stormwater relief project has spawned a petition battle to save the trees next to the old Valparaiso Technical Institute property.
VALPARAISO | The seemingly incessant rain last week provided the first test of Valparaiso's combined sewer overflow disinfection facility.
VALPARAISO | The city is ready to get started on the last big project from the first strategic plan prepared when Mayor Jon Costas first took office nine years ago.
VALPARAISO | Many improvements have been made in the city in the last decade, but Mayor Jon Costas promised many more in the coming decade.
VALPARAISO | It was a first in the 18 years Steve Poulos has worked for the city's wastewater treatment plant, and it might have been a first in the almost 60-year history of the facility.
Two men were trying to disassemble a handgun Saturday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore when the gun fired, striking one of them behind the knee, an official said.
Valparaiso's new stormwater detention basin, currently under construction, is symbolic of the new attitude toward the environment in Northwest Indiana. Working together, environmentalists, government officials and industry can accomplish common goals.
VALPARAISO | Detention basins aren't just for temporarily storing stormwater anymore.
Valparaiso is working to end the release of untreated sewage into Salt Creek, most recently through the opening of a new combined sewer overflow disinfection facility. It's a welcome development.
VALPARAISO | Bring on the rain!
VALPARAISO | The city should be ready to start another stormwater project from its priority list by mid-June after opening bids at last week's city Utilities Board meeting.
Some people see the world through rose-colored glasses, but for Sabina Shaikh, the lenses are green and the frames are shaped like dollar signs.
VALPARAISO | The discovery of salmon in Sager Run might be good news for fishermen, but it is going to cost Valparaiso's Utilities Board more money for the design of a new culvert.
Sad to say, but the closed bridge over the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal is becoming a symbol of the Calumet Region.
VALPARAISO | The city received an award for complete compliance by its sewage treatment plant with its operating permit in 2010.
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