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Man injured in car, train accident in Valparaiso

Man injured in car, train accident in Valparaiso

The driver of a Chevy Tracker was injured Wednesday morning when he drove in front of a train on Campbell Street at the Norfolk Southern tracks in Valparaiso.

February 25, 2015 9:54 am
Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge

Supporters of the Special Olympics jumped into a pool of water on Saturday at Valparaiso University as part of the Polar Plunge.

February 14, 2015 4:09 pm
Lake-effect, blowing snow causing tough commutes in some areas

Lake-effect, blowing snow causing tough commutes in some areas

Snow blows past a sculpture Thursday morning in Valparaiso.

February 12, 2015 7:59 am
Valparaiso snow

Valparaiso snow

Snow blows past a sculpture Thursday morning in Valparaiso.

February 12, 2015 7:44 am
J. Robert Casko

J. Robert Casko

J. Robert Casko

January 30, 2015 2:41 pm
Union protest

Union protest

Todd Gloy, left, of Michigan City, and Joe Sharpe, of Hebron, hold picket signs Monday at the entrance to Porter's Vale in Valparaiso.

January 26, 2015 2:35 pm
Union protest

Union protest

Members of Laborers' International Union of North America Local No. 81, based in Valparaiso, picket Monday outside the site of a future Dick's Sporting Goods store under construction at Porter's Vale.

January 26, 2015 2:15 pm
Semi fire on Ind. 49 in Valparaiso

Semi fire on Ind. 49 in Valparaiso

Valparaiso firefighters extinguish a semi fire on northbound Ind. 49 north of Vale Park Road.

January 03, 2015 11:50 am
Local man's charitable efforts uncover community of donors

Local man's charitable efforts uncover community of donors

John Kolb, left, of Valparaiso, accepts a donation of boys clothes from Emily Glickauf of Valparaiso. Kolb went online to find low-cost items to donate to residents of a local homeless shelter and found many residents willing to donate items to his cause.

December 23, 2014 5:08 pm
Local man's charitable efforts uncover community of donors

Local man's charitable efforts uncover community of donors

John Kolb, right, of Valparaiso, takes donated items from Vicki Benham, of Valparaiso. Kolb started collecting items for residents of a Gary homeless shelter, but his charitable efforts grew as people found out about his mission to help local families.

December 23, 2014 5:05 pm
'Die-in' at Valparaiso University

'Die-in' at Valparaiso University

Nadia Atassi, 21, of Valparaiso, took part in a die-in Dec. 11 at the Harre Union at Valparaiso University.

December 11, 2014 5:45 pm
Thomas Jeffereson Middle School students honor local veterans

Thomas Jeffereson Middle School students honor local veterans

The Thomas Jefferson Middle School band performed Monday at the schools Veterans Day convocation.

November 10, 2014 6:48 pm
Valpo rescue gives hope to Elkhart woman with brain injury

Valpo rescue gives hope to Elkhart woman with brain injury

Cathy Nolan, left, of Valparaiso-based Giant Paw Prints Rescue, holds Molly while Valparaiso veterinarian Dr. Rachael Jones of Southlane Veterinary Hospital checks the dog before she is delivered to her new owner in Elkhart.

November 08, 2014 10:56 am
Trees, utility poles downed as storm slams region

Trees, utility poles downed as storm slams region

Pieces of a roof cap fell to the sidewalk from a building at Washington Street and Lincolnway during Saturday's thunderstorm. No injuries were reported.

September 20, 2014 4:59 pm
Trees, utility poles downed as storm slams region

Trees, utility poles downed as storm slams region

A large silver maple tree was blown over Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of Lafayette Street in Valparaiso. No one was injured.

September 20, 2014 4:57 pm
Youths smash church windows, damage pole barn with ax

Youths smash church windows, damage pole barn with ax

Teens used an ax to damage a pole barn Wednesday at South Haven Church of the Nazarene.

September 18, 2014 3:53 pm
Popcorn Parade to become steer stampede

Popcorn Parade to become steer stampede

Lori Naranjo, right, helps prepare Howie the Steer for the Popcorn Festival parade.

September 04, 2014 2:47 pm
Popcorn Parade to become steer stampede

Popcorn Parade to become steer stampede

Kelsey's employees Vicki Panozzo, left, and Matt Hill put a banner on Howie the Steer, the longtime Region icon, which will represent Kelsey's Steak and Seafood in Saturday's Popcorn Festival parade. Employees on Thursday prepared the bovine at G.E. Marshall's facility in Valparaiso.

September 04, 2014 2:41 pm
Beacon Hall

Beacon Hall

The design of the new Beacon Hall at Valparaiso University emphasizes community space, like this Great Room on the first floor of the residence hall.

August 15, 2014 11:28 am
Beacon Hall

Beacon Hall

Valparaiso University students who are residents of the new Beacon Hall will have access to a non-denominational chapel.

August 15, 2014 11:23 am
Beacon Hall

Beacon Hall

Ryan Blevins, assistance dean of students at Valparaiso University, stands outside Beacon Hall, a new residence hall for sophomores at Valparaiso University.

August 15, 2014 11:12 am
Campbell Street paving

Campbell Street paving

A fresh layer of asphalt is rolled on Campbell Street in Valparaiso.

July 14, 2014 5:24 pm
Campbell Street paving

Campbell Street paving

Workers from Walsh and Kelly applied a new layer of asphalt Monday to Campbell Street in Valparaiso.

July 14, 2014 5:24 pm
Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Jacob Dickens, left, and Ethan Dicken, members of the Thomas Jefferson Middle School Science Olympiad team, practice loading an egg into a helicopter-like device. The Helicopter Egg Drop competition at the National Science Olympiad requires participants to drop an egg attached to a helicopte…

May 15, 2014 2:51 pm
Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Brigette Frazee, left, plays a viola and Allison Skadberg plays a xylophone. Both members of the Thomas Jefferson Middle School Science Olympiad team made the instruments for the upcoming National Science Olympiad in Orlando, Fla.

May 15, 2014 2:44 pm
valparaiso fire.jpg

valparaiso fire.jpg

Firefighters respond to a small blaze at noon Wednesday at 251 West Indiana Ave. in Valparaiso.

April 23, 2014 12:36 pm
Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan

Approximately 10 million people rely on Lake Michigan for drinking water, and countless more appreciate it as a recreational resource including beachgoers, naturalists, boaters and anglers.

March 16, 2014 9:15 am
ValPlayso

ValPlayso

Fifth-graders at Thomas Jefferson Elementary share ideas for the new ValPlayso playground Thursday.

January 30, 2014 11:58 am
ValPlayso

ValPlayso

Kindergartners at Thomas Jefferson Elementary school share their ideas for a new playground at ValPlayso.

January 30, 2014 12:01 pm
ValPlayso

ValPlayso

Thomas Jefferson Elementary principal David Muniz, standing, center, talks to students Thursday about their ideas for the new ValPlayso playground while special education teacher Chrissy Samanas takes down their ideas.

January 30, 2014 11:54 am
ValPlayso sunrise

ValPlayso sunrise

The sun rises over ValPlayso in Valparaiso on Thursday.

January 30, 2014 7:42 am
Headless Santa stands frozen in time, ice

Headless Santa stands frozen in time, ice

Valparaiso's Santa statue -- minus his head -- stands along Campbell Street, in front of the Valparaiso Parks Department office. City workers said equipment to take down the statue broke down and the frigid temperatures froze the jolly elf's feet to the ground.

January 29, 2014 5:20 pm
States of emergency, expressway closures remain as bitter cold takes hold

States of emergency, expressway closures remain as bitter cold takes hold

A Valparaiso snowplow clears drifted snow Monday morning on the city's north side.

January 06, 2014 9:07 am
Snowplow clears Valparaiso street

Snowplow clears Valparaiso street

A Valparaiso snowplow clears drifted snow Monday morning on the city's north side. The two-day snowfall total for Valparaiso was 15.8 inches, meteorologists say. 

January 06, 2014 8:44 am
Opportunity Enterprises grows to add 500th employee

Opportunity Enterprises grows to add 500th employee

Opportunity Enterprises employees Generva Roberts, left, and Carol Alderson, center, talk Thursday with OE participant Ellen at the Simply Amazing shop.

January 02, 2014 12:55 pm
Opportunity Enterprises grows to add 500th employee

Opportunity Enterprises grows to add 500th employee

Opportunity Enterprise employee Ben Dunn, left, works with Lori, an OE client, Thursday in the art enrichment program.

January 02, 2014 12:49 pm
Keeping ahead of the snow

Keeping ahead of the snow

A Valparaiso Street Department plow driver clears snow Tuesday morning from Washington Street ahead of the expected heavier snowfall expected on New Year's Day.

December 31, 2013 3:35 pm
Valparaiso University construction

Valparaiso University construction

Construction workers on Monday braved single-digit temperatures to continue work on a new residence hall at Valparaiso University. The building is expected to be completed in the fall 2014.

December 30, 2013 10:42 am
Hobart firefighter drives van into his home, sparking blaze

Hobart firefighter drives van into his home, sparking blaze

An ambulance carrying Hobart fire batallion chief John Wall drives away from the scene of a fire at Wall's home in Hebron after he allegedly drove his van into the home, sparking the blaze.

December 10, 2013 9:51 am
Give Day 2013

Give Day 2013

Brenda Sheetz, vice president of the Porter County Community Foundation, tracks donations at the 2013 Give Day event at The Times office in Valapraiso.

November 07, 2013 8:03 am
Give Day 2013

Give Day 2013

Jade Palin of Valparaiso was the first person Thursday to donate at The Times office in Valparaiso at the Porter County Community Foundation's Give Day, which benefits local organizations serving childen.

November 07, 2013 8:00 am
One minor injury in Valpo house fire

One minor injury in Valpo house fire

Firefighters battle a blaze Wednesday morning in the area of U.S. 30 and Axe Avenue in Valparaiso. 

October 23, 2013 11:19 am
One injured in U.S. 6 crash; no students on school bus that was involved

One injured in U.S. 6 crash; no students on school bus that was involved

One person was injured in an accident Wednesday at U.S. 6 and County Road 450 West.

October 09, 2013 11:00 am
One injured in U.S. 6 crash; no students on school bus that was involved

One injured in U.S. 6 crash; no students on school bus that was involved

One of the two cars involved in an accident Wednesday at the corner of U.S. 6 and County Road 450 West in Portage Township.

October 09, 2013 10:57 am
Valparaiso University awarded $2.3 million grant for solar research

Valparaiso University awarded $2.3 million grant for solar research

The United States Department of Energy announced Thursday it has awarded Valparaiso University a $2.3 million cooperative agreement to fund solar research through a proposal from the College of Engineering. The funding, which will be dispersed during the course of a three-year period, is a d…

September 19, 2013 2:36 pm
Valparaiso High School evacuated

Valparaiso High School evacuated

Students at Valparaiso High School on Wednesday were evacuated from the school after staff members noticed a smell of burning plastic. No source of the smell was found.

September 11, 2013 9:54 am
Five-points roundabout

Five-points roundabout

A brick design is stamped into fresh concrete on Thursday at the five-points roundabout at Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.

August 30, 2013 5:48 pm
Five-points roundabout

Five-points roundabout

Workers this week prepared the apron at the five-points roundabout at Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road. The red concrete was stamped to give the appearance of a brick design.

August 30, 2013 5:46 pm
Rip current warning issued for Lake Michigan beaches

Rip current warning issued for Lake Michigan beaches

A sign posted Tuesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park warns visitors that swimming is not allowed because of the potential for rip currents.

August 13, 2013 1:58 pm
Rip current warning issued for Lake Michigan beaches

Rip current warning issued for Lake Michigan beaches

Visitors to the Indiana Dunes State Park on Tuesday walk along the shoreline, but remain out of the water as swimming was prohibited because of the threat of rip currents.

August 13, 2013 1:55 pm
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