Search / Found (185)
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.
Supporters of the Special Olympics jumped into a pool of water on Saturday at Valparaiso University as part of the Polar Plunge.
Snow blows past a sculpture Thursday morning in Valparaiso.
Snow blows past a sculpture Thursday morning in Valparaiso.
J. Robert Casko
Todd Gloy, left, of Michigan City, and Joe Sharpe, of Hebron, hold picket signs Monday at the entrance to Porter's Vale in Valparaiso.
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.
Valparaiso firefighters extinguish a semi fire on northbound Ind. 49 north of Vale Park Road.
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.
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.
Nadia Atassi, 21, of Valparaiso, took part in a die-in Dec. 11 at the Harre Union at Valparaiso University.
The Thomas Jefferson Middle School band performed Monday at the schools Veterans Day convocation.
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.
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.
A large silver maple tree was blown over Saturday afternoon in the 300 block of Lafayette Street in Valparaiso. No one was injured.
Teens used an ax to damage a pole barn Wednesday at South Haven Church of the Nazarene.
Lori Naranjo, right, helps prepare Howie the Steer for the Popcorn Festival parade.
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.
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.
Valparaiso University students who are residents of the new Beacon Hall will have access to a non-denominational chapel.
Ryan Blevins, assistance dean of students at Valparaiso University, stands outside Beacon Hall, a new residence hall for sophomores at Valparaiso University.
A fresh layer of asphalt is rolled on Campbell Street in Valparaiso.
Workers from Walsh and Kelly applied a new layer of asphalt Monday to Campbell Street in Valparaiso.
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…
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.
Firefighters respond to a small blaze at noon Wednesday at 251 West Indiana Ave. in Valparaiso.
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.
Fifth-graders at Thomas Jefferson Elementary share ideas for the new ValPlayso playground Thursday.
Kindergartners at Thomas Jefferson Elementary school share their ideas for a new playground at 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.
The sun rises over ValPlayso in Valparaiso on Thursday.
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.
A Valparaiso snowplow clears drifted snow Monday morning on the city's north side.
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.
Opportunity Enterprises employees Generva Roberts, left, and Carol Alderson, center, talk Thursday with OE participant Ellen at the Simply Amazing shop.
Opportunity Enterprise employee Ben Dunn, left, works with Lori, an OE client, Thursday in the art enrichment program.
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.
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.
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.
Brenda Sheetz, vice president of the Porter County Community Foundation, tracks donations at the 2013 Give Day event at The Times office in Valapraiso.
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.
Firefighters battle a blaze Wednesday morning in the area of U.S. 30 and Axe Avenue in Valparaiso.
One person was injured in an accident Wednesday at U.S. 6 and County Road 450 West.
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.
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…
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.
A brick design is stamped into fresh concrete on Thursday at the five-points roundabout at Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.
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.
A sign posted Tuesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park warns visitors that swimming is not allowed because of the potential for rip currents.
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.
Follow The Times
For months we've been encouraging subscribers to take a moment and activate their full digital access subscription for The Times Media Co.
Storm Damage and Clean up by Justin’s Tree Service-Call 219-840-3003 for a FREE estimate and Winter Discounts!
When that next storm makes a mess of your trees and yard- call us!
At Mrs. Dornberg’s you learn the skills, techniques and tips t…
Drive away in the perfect car in 4 easy steps:
Have the squirrels been a nuisance around your bird feeders? Check out The Secret Shed's squirrel proof pole!
Nobody likes moochers, which is precisely why we here at The S…
Business taxation can seem complicated and confusing, but the …
Should Lake and LaPorte counties proceed with their bid to acquire the Indiana Toll Road?