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VU president touts past success, future promise

VU president touts past success, future promise

VALPARAISO | After experiencing a record-breaking year in 2013, Valparaiso University President Mark Heckler didn't sound like a man willing to rest on those laurels during a speech before the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.

April 10, 2014 2:37 pm Photos

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Pence inks infrastructure bill during visit at VU

Pence inks infrastructure bill during visit at VU

VALPARAISO | Indiana's infrastructure got a financial boost Thursday when Gov. Mike Pence signed legislation designating up to $400 million for road projects during an appearance at the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Valparaiso University.

March 27, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Deadline nears for Pence action on legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals approved this month by the Indiana General Assembly.

March 26, 2014 5:30 pm

Gov. Pence to visit Valpo chamber

VALPARAISO | Want to grab lunch with the governor?

March 20, 2014 1:15 pm

Valpo board hears plenty on superintendent pick

VALPARAISO | Two issues were on the minds of the about 250 people attending Thursday's Valparaiso School Board workshop at Benjamin Franklin Middle School.

February 06, 2014 9:15 pm
Costas touts Valparaiso's great past, better future

Costas touts Valparaiso's great past, better future

VALPARAISO | After a decade in office, Mayor Jon Costas said Valparaiso has evolved "from good to great," but he sees the city's future bringing "opportunity like never before."

January 28, 2014 4:06 pm Photos

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Committee resumes work on Valpo's strategic vision

VALPARAISO | The groundwork for developing a vision of the city's future resumes Thursday with the second meeting of the planning committee.

November 17, 2013 6:30 pm
Fresh produce could be just a click away

Fresh produce could be just a click away

VALPARAISO | People who want to eat fresh, locally grown produce might not have to head to a farmers market to see if anything strikes their fancy if an Indiana Department of Agriculture project comes to fruition.

October 16, 2013 6:00 am

State agriculture official will give talk in Valpo

A state agricultural official will highlight opportunities and programs at an Oct. 15 lunch hosted by the Northwest Indiana Forum.

October 11, 2013 10:00 am

Visclosky: South Shore will come to Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky expressed confidence Thursday the South Shore railroad line eventually will be expanded to Valparaiso.

August 08, 2013 6:52 am
Valpo chamber honors Nalli, Thorgren as leaders

Valpo chamber honors Nalli, Thorgren as leaders

VALPARAISO | Local business leaders Jonathan Nalli and Rob Thorgren were honored at the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce’s annual Salute to Leadership dinner Saturday evening.

January 12, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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Valpo chamber honors Nalli, Thorgren as leaders

Valpo chamber honors Nalli, Thorgren as leaders

Rob Thorgren, recipient of this year's Legacy of Service award at the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce's Salute to Leadership banquet, greets visitors to the celebration on Saturday at Strongbow Inn. Thorgren is president of Thorgren Tool and Molding.

January 12, 2013 7:43 pm
Valpo chamber honors Nalli, Thorgren as leaders

Valpo chamber honors Nalli, Thorgren as leaders

Jonathan Nalli, recipient of this year's Distinguished Community Leader award from the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, speaks with others during the Salute to Leadership dinner and award ceremony on Saturday at Valparaiso's Strongbow Inn. Nalli is CEO of Porter Hospital.

January 12, 2013 7:43 pm
Chamber honors economic generators

Chamber honors economic generators

VALPARAISO │ The Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce honored 21 companies it identified as being major economic generators in Northwest Indiana during a business appreciation luncheon Tuesday at Valparaiso University’s Harre Union.

November 13, 2012 2:55 pm Photos

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County candidates square off in forum

County candidates square off in forum

VALPARAISO | Candidates for contested Porter County Council and commissioner seats pretty much agreed with each other Tuesday night during a forum sponsored by the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce.

October 23, 2012 8:45 pm
20 UNDER 40: Jon Schmaltz

20 UNDER 40: Jon Schmaltz

Attorney Jon Schmaltz became a partner of the Valparaiso law firm Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP in 2006 when he was only 32. He grew up in Michigan City and earned his undergraduate degree at Purdue University in 1996 before attending the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis.…

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Two from region retained as trustees in higher education

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels has reappointed a Merrillville man and a Valparaiso woman as trustees of an Indiana university and college.

June 21, 2012 12:00 am

Real world finances add up for students

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Ladd Defoor's life was going along pretty well until he lost his job and couldn't find a new one.

March 15, 2012 8:30 pm
Valpo Chamber, PNC Porter County host official Purdue mascot

Valpo Chamber, PNC Porter County host official Purdue mascot

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce members satisfied their inner child -- maybe even their inner hobos -- at Chamber After Hours on Thursday.

September 15, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Richards elected to lead state chamber group

Richards elected to lead state chamber group

VALPARAISO | Rex Richards, president and CEO of the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, recently was elected to serve as the 2011-12 chairman for the Indiana Chamber Executives Association.

August 26, 2011 12:00 am
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