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2018 Chesterton High School Homecoming Candidates


Twenty Chesterton High School students have been nominated as the 2018 CHS Football Homecoming royalty candidates.

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NIPSCO Eyes Plan for Cleaner, Lower-Cost Energy Future

rot1Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced today as part of its future electric supply planning process, that analysis shows the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the next five years and all coal within the next 10 years. Likely replacement options point toward lower-cost renewable energy resources such as wind, solar and battery storage technology.

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Ivy Tech to Award $42,000 in Chancellors’ Scholarships

ivy-tech-2018 The Ivy Tech Foundation will present scholarships totaling approximately $42,000 at its 17th annual Chancellors’ Scholarship Fundraising Event on Thursday, Oct. 4, at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. Hwy. 30, Merrillville.

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Valparaiso University Alumna Honored by Tau Beta Pi

rot1Recent Valpo graduate Krista Stribling ’18 has been named a 2018 Laureate of the Tau Beta Pi Association, one of just two students across the nation to be recognized in the association’s annual program and joining an elite group of 107 exceptional Tau Bates chosen nationally since 1982.

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Team Pina Prepares for Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s


One in 10 people aged 65 and older suffers from Alzheimer’s dementia, and approximately 200,000 individuals under the age of 65 have early-onset Alzheimer’s. In Indiana, there are more than 110,000 people living with Alzheimer’s. This disease wreaks havoc on those inflicted as well as their family members, who are powerless to stop its progression. A disease with no known cure, Alzheimer’s is a frightening and disheartening diagnosis to face, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to combat its hardships.

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The Lakes of Valparaiso Host Breakfast on the Go For Residents


A healthy, filling breakfast is the perfect way to start each day, but some days that's a bit more difficult than others. Early on Tuesday morning, the residents of The Lakes of Valparaiso had it easy and got to enjoy their breakfast on the go thanks to The Lakes staff.

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Replace, Recycle Smoke Detectors Every 10 Years

Porter-County-Recycling-and-Waste-ReductionFire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, provides a great opportunity to remind residents of the importance of replacing dated smoke detectors.

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Michigan City Presents Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan for Resident Review


Michigan City presented The Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan to the public in an open house setting at the Michigan City Hall on September 17th, at 7pm. The meeting revealed the Existing and Future City Reports for the public to see in table and map format.

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Offers Fun and Supportive Environment to People in Need


The Valparaiso Family YMCA is more than a place to work out or swim, it’s a place where community members can find compassionate, understanding people, no matter what situation they’re in. Countless members attend the Valpo YMCA to reduce stress, get healthier, and just maybe find a listening ear in the process.

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Two Local Boys Earn Eagle Scout Rank


Two local boys earned their Boys Scouts of America Eagle rank and were presented with the designation at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at Augsburg Lutheran Church in Porter on August 26th.

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Valparaiso University Offers #YouAreWelcomeHere Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students

rot1Valparaiso University, along with 56 other colleges and universities from across the nation, has joined the nationwide #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship program, which began in May 2018 with nine universities. To view the complete list of participants, visit the #YouAreWelcomeHere website.

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