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U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky on Monday night issued a powerful call for local communities to ante up for the South Shore Line extension in the next three weeks so Northwest Indiana can take its rightful place in the global economy.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Drought drives dairy higher
Milk futures are near an all-time high as California suffers through a severe drought that is threating dairy production.
Consultant offers early look at Valparaiso schools facilities study
All eight of the city's elementary schools would need upgrades to keep up with modern learning - with Central Elementary being the most problematic.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ukraine and Turbulent Commodities
After the rapid overthrow of Ukraine's pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych last weekend, tensions have been rising as Ukraine struggles to carve out new political leadership.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Porter County gets brunt of weekend snow
The end of the meteorological winter didn't stop snow from covering Northwest Indiana on Sunday, with some areas in Porter County seeing up to eight inches.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Valpo residents weigh in with their visions for community
Almost 200 residents helped plan the city's future on Monday and Tuesday, and city officials want everyone else to attend the final meeting on Wednesday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Valparaiso hobby store owners ready for new pursuits
Joe Klodzen has been shopping at Valparaiso Hobby since around 1977, when the shop had a location for a few years in Portage, where he lives.
Time for parents to tackle financial aid forms
Parents and their college-bound children sat behind computer screens at Ivy Tech navigating the uncertain waters of federal financial aid.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
One-car crash kills Valparaiso man, injures passenger
Police said speed and an icy road were factors in a one-car accident early Saturday west of Valparaiso in which one man was killed and another was seriously injured.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Contentious foreign student program dominates Valpo school board session
Although Lumenus USA withdrew its proposal to partner with Valparaiso High School in bringing 25 to 30 Chinese students into the classroom, Lumenus was the major topic at Thursday's school board meeting.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Valparaiso school board to air derailed foreign student program
Although Lumenus USA ended its partnership with Valparaiso Community Schools, the public will have a chance to ask questions about the program that would have brought in 25 to 30 Chinese and Ecuadorian students However, the School Board has asked him to repeat the presentation he gave Jan. 23 before the board voted for the partnership.
Echo Automotive, One of Two Indiana Companies That Plan Research & Development Expansions
"Companies looking for innovative solutions find the workforce and resources they're seeking in Indiana," said Eric Doden, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Ex-NFL player charged with NW Indiana theft
A former NFL player says he can prove he bought the equipment he's charged with stealing from a northwestern Indiana health club business he managed.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Mortenson Building $27M Valpo Residences
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Fri Feb 14, 2014
NW Ind. attorney charged with stealing $1.6M
Porter County prosecutors say 52-year-old Clark Holesinger of Valparaiso stole the money while doing work for four businesses.