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A Valpo Life In The Spotlight: Holly Taylor


Behind every thriving city, there are passionate, dedicated workers who add life and vibrance to the community. In Valparaiso, Holly Taylor is the perfect example.

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#1StudentNWI: Wheeler High School Rings in Old and New Traditions


World Premier

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#1StudentNWI: Wheeler High School Brings Song and Music to Community


World Premier

When WHS choir director, Pam Hardesty, told her choirs that they were invited to perform in the world premier of Johan de Meij’s Symphony Number 5 Return to Middle Earth, they had no idea what they were about to get involved in.

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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Jeff Brown


Jeffrey C. Brown, instructor of Percussion and Music Industry at Valparaiso University, enriches the community with music. Not only does he inspire students, he shares his talents by performing.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI November 23 - November 25, 2018

10 Fun Things

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and so much more to look forward to that will get the holiday season started. Time to enjoy that time of year were everything is a bit more magical and heartwarming with events like the great Crown Point Winter Market, classic A Charlie Brown Christmas', exciting Orak Shrine Circus, and the colorful Highland Fall Craft Show. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for November 23rd - 25th!

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#1StudentNWI: Westville Celebrates Veterans and Anticipates Thanksgiving


What’s Recently Happened?

With the school year finally underway, students and staff have finally gotten comfortable with the routine. Recently, students and parents sat down with teachers for parent teacher conference night. The night was helpful for parents, especially if they have any questions or concerns regarding their student. It was a great night for parents to chat with the teachers.

As the first quarter of the year just ended, students now only have three quarters left to go until the end of another school year. Most recently, Westville celebrated Veterans at their Veterans Day program, honoring those past and present for serving our country. All students, grades K-12, experienced and participated in the program.

A wonderful presentation was put on by the Westville High School...

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#1StudentNWI: A Wild Month for Valparaiso High School


Student Spotlight: Claire Lopez

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Vikings Prove They Can Hang with the Best


Conventional thinking throughout most of Indiana is that the best athletes and sports teams are produced within a fairly tight radius around of Indianapolis.

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Thank You for Being in My Boy's Life - Football Families and Friends


I just need to say, "Thank you." My little boy has been playing football since the age of 5 - when his little neck muscles could barely hold his head up wearing a helmet. Over the years, he has been through many changes, growing and becoming the person he is today. I am overwhelmed with the options he faces, never knowing how hard it might be to have so much available for his future. As hard as I tried over the 17 years of his life, nothing has impacted him more positively than his football family.

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Local Communities Awarded Road-Funding Grants

Local-Communities-Awarded-Road-Funding-Grants-2018Local Communities Awarded Road-Funding Grants
Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Transportation recently awarded a combined $100 million to Indiana towns, cities and counties to improve their roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program.

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Eulogy for My Father, Dr. E. Ric Frataccia


My name is Ric Frataccia. I live in Fishers, Indiana with my wife, Luba, and our two boys, Aidan (11) and Ryder (6). I am the oldest of Dr. E. Ric Frataccia and Mrs. Kaye Frataccia’s two sons.

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