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River Forest-Lake Station

River Forest-Lake Station

Once nicknamed "The Hillbilly Army-Navy game," due to the large number of steel workers in the two districts up from Dixie, this may be the fiercest of 'em all. Rivals live across the street and sometimes on bunk beds. While neither program has been dominant in recent years, this one still i…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am
Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Bill Moloney, president of the Blackhawk Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, looks around inside the old Grand Trunk Railway train station Thursady in Valparaiso. Porter County Career and Technical Center principal Jon Groth announced a fundraising effort to pay for the movin…

May 01, 2014 4:24 pm
Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Porter County Career and Technical Center principal Jon Groth announces Thursday a fundraising effort to pay for the moving and renovation of the old Grand Trunk Railway station for use by the career center.

May 01, 2014 4:24 pm
Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Porter County Career and Technical Center principal Jon Groth announces Thursday a fundraising effort to pay for the moving and renovation of the old Grand Trunk Railway station for use by the career center.

May 01, 2014 4:24 pm
Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Porter County Career and Technical Center principal Jon Groth announced a fundraising effort to pay for the moving and renovation of the old Grand Trunk Railway station for use by the career center.

May 01, 2014 4:08 pm
Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Visitors arrive at the old Grand Trunk Railway train station in Valparaiso Thursday for the announcement of a fundraising campaign to have the structure moved and re-purposed for use by the Porter County Career and Technical Center.

May 01, 2014 4:08 pm
NIPSCO launching second phase of electric vehicle charging stations

NIPSCO launching second phase of electric vehicle charging stations

A Think City electric vehicle is charged at the NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville. NIPSCO is launcing the second phase of the IN-Charge Electric Vehicle Program with 10 public charging stations planned for the region.

February 18, 2014 2:28 pm
Stroke: The Warning Signs

Stroke: The Warning Signs

Stroke: The Warning Signs

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso faces demolition unless the railroad approves a plan to move it.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana's air and water quality improvements may not be enough

Indiana's air and water quality improvements may not be enough

NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield is a coal-fired power plant. Thomas Easterly, commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, said on Wednesday that pending federal regulations will all-but ban coal-fired power plants.

October 30, 2013 12:30 pm
Woman celebrates second chance at life

Woman celebrates second chance at life

Patti Lay met her lifesavers Wednesday at Portage Fire Station No. 1. She was working at Portage High School Jan. 7 when she suddenly collapsed from sudden cardiac death. Lay stands with co-worker Lee McCurdy who immediately began CPR and called police and fire.

February 27, 2013 4:01 pm
Woman celebrates second chance at life

Woman celebrates second chance at life

Patti Lay talks to some of her life savers Wednesday at Portage Fire Station No. 1. Lay was working at Portage High School when she suffered sudden cardiac death. A nearby co-worker, Lee McCurdy immediately began CPR and called emergency workers. From left are firefighter paramedics Tom Dutk…

February 27, 2013 4:01 pm
Woman celebrates second chance at life

Woman celebrates second chance at life

Patti Lay thanks Portage firefighters and paramedics for helping save her life Wednesday during a visit to Station No. 1. From left are Assistant Chief Dan Kodiciek and firefighter paramedics Tom Dutko and Chris Alexander.

February 27, 2013 4:01 pm
Industry ready for another productive year

Industry ready for another productive year

Work continues on a new stack, at NIPSCO's R.M. Schahfer generating station in Wheatfield in this December 2011 photo. Construction projects at the plant were expected to generate more than 900 trade jobs. NIPSCO is investing about $500 million in environmental improvements at the plant.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso is slated to be demolished soon.

September 17, 2012 3:26 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

A notice for demolition hangs on a window of the train depot in Valparaiso.

September 17, 2012 3:26 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

The historic train depot at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso is slated to be demolished soon.

September 17, 2012 3:26 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

A Canadian National train passes the historic train depot Monday at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso. The station is slated to be demolished soon.

September 17, 2012 3:25 pm
Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Valparaiso residents hope to save historic train depot

Residents who hope to save the historic train station at Calumet Avenue and Bush Street in Valparaiso are facing an Oct. 16 deadline.

September 17, 2012 3:25 pm
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