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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Pete Peuquet


Back in 1964, Pete Peuquet had worked for Orville Redenbacher and Charlie Bowman while simultaneously going through college and pursuing a degree in economics and finance. Peuquet had worked with Chester, Inc., as a client with a previous job, and eventually was offered a position with Chester full-time. Today, he’s the CEO, and he has paved his career path by staying true to his mentor teachings and becoming a mentor himself. After 45 years of service at Chester, Inc., Peuquet has never lost sight of his roots.

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10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana May 31st-June 2nd, 2019

10-Fun-Things-05-25-26-19Who's ready to rock this weekend with our 10 fun things weekend guide!?

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Gov. Holcomb Announces STEM Team Award Winners

2019-stemINDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric Holcomb today honored the four winners of the 2019 Governor’s STEM Team awards during a ceremony in the Governor’s Office.

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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Cheryl Gore


A typical day in the life of Cheryl Gore is spent focused on her family and counting her many blessings. Devoted to her children and husband, Gore believes all things happen for a reason, even when their purpose seems unclear. Case in point: the two beautiful children who came into her life by miraculous means.

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10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana May 24th-26th, 2019

10-Fun-Things-05-25-26-19This Memorial Day weekend, enjoy the hard-earned freedom we've been blessed with. Here are 10 fun things to do this weekend!

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Valparaiso High School closes out the 2018-2019 school year


What's Happened?

Things at Valparaiso High School are wrapping up starting with clubs and sports. Clubs like Le Cercle Francais, Writer’s Block, and Gay-Straight Alliance are having their last meetings with some members promising to return, some promising to convince a new member to join, and others who are moving on to the next stage of their schooling journey.

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A Valpo Life In The Spotlight: Cory Kennedy


For an outdoor enthusiast who prefers hiking to Xbox and collects and restores Jeeps, Cory Kennedy’s career as a submarine electrician might seem off the beaten path, but it works for him and his family.

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10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana, May 17th - 19th, 2019


Color outside the lines in more ways than one with our 10 fun things weekend guide!

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Now Hiring: MOMS


It is almost crazy when you stop and think about it. To be somebody’s mom. Think of writing that job description and who in their right mind would apply.

Now Hiring: Mom

Scope of Job:

Comprehensive, begins immediately and your first shift lasts for the rest of your child’s life. 24-hour on duty or on call, every day, with no weekends, holiday, sick leave, vacation, or “day off” for any reason.


No material compensation now, nor opportunity for increases ever in the future. Thousands of hugs, kisses, smiles, laughs, and “hi mom” waves are primary source of compensation. Handful of dinners made or breakfasts in bed,...

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A Valpo Life In The Spotlight: Mark Ennes


One can be literate in many ways. For Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Mark Ennes, financial literacy is his bread and butter, environmental literacy is his life’s work, and literature is his favored pastime.

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10 Fun Things to do this Weekend in Northwest Indiana, May 10th - 12th, 2019


This weekend is all about mom! Show your appreciation with our weekend guide.

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