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Wheatfield Natural Gas System Upgrade Project Near Completion

rot2NIPSCO to complete the final phase of natural gas system upgrade in Wheatfield as part of the company’s ongoing modernization plan to upgrade their natural gas infrastructure system. The upgrade has included adding a new natural gas regulating station to ensure safe and reliable natural gas service to customers in the Demotte and Wheatfield area.

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Terry's Discount Windows & More Provide Donation to Habitat for Humanity of Porter County


“The Lord has blessed us, so when we see an opportunity to bless others, we want to take it,” Caleb Keelen, Sales Manager at Terry’s Discount Windows & More, said. “That’s why we continue to work with Habitat for Humanity when we have overstock to donate.”

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United Way of Porter County & Valparaiso Chamber Unveiled Little Free Libraries at HealthLincs Across NWI

This evening, United Way of Porter County and Valparaiso Chamber unveiled the Little Free Library Project at Valparaiso HealthLinc. The book exchange program has been a long-awaited project for the community that provides free little libraries around the Region. The libraries are open to the public and encourage the “Take a Book, Leave a Book” motto. United Way believed this would be a great opportunity to encourage reading and literacy within the community and surrounding neighborhoods.

2018UnitedWayLittleLibrary2The libraries from this installment will be located at three separate locations: at the Sturdy Road HealthLinc, the Michigan City HealthLinc Office, and at...

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Girl Scouts Enjoy Service Project in Michigan

Girl-Scouts-Enjoy-Service-Project-in-Michigan-2018Cadette Girl Scout Troop 148 and Senior Troop 11 of Valparaiso traveled to Camp Soni Springs in Michigan recently to help out at the Apple Cider Bike Ride. The girls passed out Gatorade, cider, and snacks as well as cheered the riders on their journey. When that job was done, they helped adult volunteer Joe Baker paint the archery shed.

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Chesterton High School Cadet Teachers Participate in JA in a Day

Chesterton-High-School-Cadet-Teachers-Participate-in-JA-in-a-Day-2018_01 Chesterton High School and Junior Achievement (JA) of Chicago participated in a JA in a Day program at Bailly Elementary School on October 10. The 23 CHS students that participate in the cadet teacher program taught 20 JA programs to over 400 Bailly students in grades K-4.

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Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries, Recycle Your Smoke Detectors

Porter-County-Recycling-and-Waste-Reduction The annual “fall back” time change and smoke detector battery replacement ritual comes up on Nov. 4. Thanks to Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction, Porter County residents can recycle smoke detectors they determine no longer function properly or are 10 years old or older.

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United Way of Porter County FAFSA Fridays Helps High School Seniors Ready for College

United-Way-Porter-County United Way of Porter County has partnered with three community partners to provide free FAFSA filing services.

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Valpo Professor Receives Prestigious Award from French Government

rot1Randa J. Duvick, Ph.D., professor of foreign languages and literatures, has been named Officer in the Order of French Academic Palms.

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The Valpo Parks Golfing Experience

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If you take the short drive to the outskirts of downtown Valparaiso, you will stumble upon Valpo Parks Creekside Golf Course and Training Center, a true hidden gem in the world of golf.

Creekside offers two courses: three-hole Meadows Course and nine-hole Glen Course. These courses provide the perfect environment to learn how to play, polish your skills, and challenge your game.

The course has a 48-station heated and lighted driving range, with other amenities such as covered and heated tee boxes, putting green, and chipping and practice putting areas. Creekside also provides an indoor teaching area alongside a lovely clubhouse with pro-shot and concession services. Undoubtedly, this type of quality service offers a golf experience like no other as it provides a haven for golfers of all ages and skill levels to...

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NIPSCO to Upgrade Energy Infrastructure in Dyer Temporary Lane Closure along Route 30

rot2NIPSCO will start construction on an energy infrastructure upgrade in the Town of Dyer. This upgrade is part of the company’s long-term modernization plan to replace vintage underground circuits, aging poles and electrical transmission lines as well as adding additional power supply to support future growth across northern Indiana.

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Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Offers Valuable Resources to the Community


The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana is here to not only offer support to the community, but to offer resources, as well. As an organization dedicated to sharing information, support, and raising money to find a cure, they are full of guidance and assistance for those in need.

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