Author Archives: Sue Baxter

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Pandemic Helped Local Valparaiso Self Storage Business

Need a place to store your belongings? Store your car, seasonal items, business supplies, hobby items, hobby vehicles, college items, free up room in your garage, then Valparaiso Self Storage is the place for you. The pandemic has made them full and taking names for their waiting list. Valparaiso Self Storage in Valparaiso Indiana units…

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Valparaiso Schools Referendum Is Not a Tax Decrease

Have you noticed these green signs all over Valpo asking you to Vote Yes and wondered why? It’s been eight years since the Valparaiso School Corporation passed a GENERAL FUND Referendum to increase the tax rate above the standard Indiana Property Tax Cap. Even though the school district could ask the State of Indiana For…

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“Southern Fried Funeral” Live Theatre in Whiting Indiana

“Southern Fried Funeral” on Marian Theatre Guild’s April Menu     Dewey Frye is dead and the rest of his family is left to pick up the pieces – that is, if they don’t kill each other first.  Funerals bring out the worst, the best, and the funniest in people as you’ll see with Marian Theatre…

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8 Unique Ways To Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home

8 Unique Ways To Improve the Curb Appeal of Your Home

Improving the curb appeal of your home is important, but where should you begin? These are some unique ways to improve the curb appeal of your home.

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Hope And Gravity Show At Towle Theater

The second show in their 2022 season was announced by Towle Theater, Hammond Indiana.  A comedy, Hope and Gravity  by Michael Hollinger, is directed by Suzanne Nyhan and assistant directed by Kara Nyhan.  “Hope and Gravity” is sponsored by Calumet College of St. Joseph, Purdue University Northwest, Vanis Salon and Day Spa and DG Law. …

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Art Barn Announces Fundraiser on June 4th

     Art Barn School of Art announces “One To Grow On,” an evening to celebrate art and ensure late Founder Jan Sullivan’s legacy.      Art Barn School of Art is a non-profit organization providing quality art education classes for children, teens and adults of all abilities, as well as exhibitions and cultural programs.…

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“Fill the Basket” Accepting Donations Downtown Chesterton

     Prompted by people’s wish to help, but couldn’t give blood at Blood Drives, Becky Mateja Lombardini suggested folks contribute to a “Fill the Basket” Drive.  Anyone who can’t donate blood, may bring an item for a basket.  It’s the season, why not?  So items for Human Shelters, Animal Societies, or Senior Facilities/Hospitals would…

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World Civility Day Returns April 27th

      The 6th annual World Civility Day event on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 hosted by Community Civility Counts. A full-day of civility-themed activities will be held during the Day from 9am – 3pm at will be held at the Dean and Barbara White Community Center and an awards dinner in the evening and…

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Preparations To Make Before Your First Spring Hiking Trip

Preparations To Make Before Your First Spring Hiking Trip

Hiking is a great activity to pick up this spring. Whether you’re a veteran or a complete beginner, there are some steps you should take while planning for your first hike of the year. Here are some of the key preparations to make before your first spring hiking trip. Study Your Trail Before you set…

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Must-Have Tools for Spring Gardening and Landscaping

Must-Have Tools for Spring Gardening and Landscaping

The spring season brings yardwork tasks outdoors. Don’t start your outdoor chores this season without the must-have tools for spring gardening and landscaping.

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