Chris Mahlmann sits down to discuss the role of the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (www.nwisbdc.org) in the community with their new Regional Director, Lorri Feldt. Lorrie discusses how the NWISBDC helps support entrepreneurs looking to open or further a business by creating business plans, helping find and navigate financing, and through seminars that cover a range of business-related topics. All services through the NWISBDC are free, with 2-hour seminars offered at a low fee.
Brandon interviews Portage citizens about their predictions for this year's NCAA tournament. What are your predictions? Featuring: Rick Snodgrass, PHS boys varsity basketball coach David Jercha, PHS Senior Chris Jordan, PHS Freshman Robert Kania, PHS Science Teacher Larry Vickrey, Portage Citizen
In the second episode of The People of Portage, Brandon Vickrey talks to his fellow Portage High School students about why they love attending the Boys and Girls basketball game nights.
Mark Hoffman, Head Football Coach for the Valpo Vikings annually gives a short speech to the incoming freshmen football players to encourage and challenge them. Watch his last of such stirring speeches and be sure to catch the Vikings this Friday as they take on Portage in the Sectional Opener!
Indian fans came with a lot of gusto at their Homecoming football game against Crown Point. Turns out they had some enthusiasm for your very own PortageLife as well!
After 20+ years of a successful basketball campaign, Homer Drew is retiring as head coach from the Valpo University basketball team, though he will still maintain a lesser position within the team. His son, Bryce Drew has taken over as head coach and will continue along his father's path of excellence of character and hard work.
Bryce Drew, son of former head coach, Homer Drew - a legendary basketball coach in the history of Valpo University, has taken the reigns from his father and prepares to begin his own legacy as the new head coach of the Valparaiso University Men's Basketball team.
"The Valpo girls gymnastics team clinched their fourth consecutive state championship, making them the only team in Indiana to win four state titles in a row. Way to go Vikings!
As you can see from this video, the Viking Nation always brings the heat...especially at 10 AM in the morning! The Vikings took on the Minutemen of Concord in the Class 4A Regional and overcame with the help of the Nation. 54-48 was the final score and enabled Valpo to move on to the Regional Championship only to fall against Munster. Nonetheless, it was a great season
Local celebrity and meteorologist on NBC 5 Chicago, Ginger Zee talks about how she got interested in weather and her experiences going to Valparaiso University. Also, hear about her heart for charity as well as how she will be on the next season of Storm Chaser's on the Discovery Channel!
The Popcorn Panic race held during the Popcorn Fest on September 12, 2009 - only days away to the 2010 running. Smile - we'll be out there snapping your picture. That's our kind or exercise.