Top Ten Features

By: Kyle Granat Last Updated: January 1, 2010 is always improving the site to help you find positive information about Valparaiso. Whether it's reading and sharing articles, printing money saving coupons, or just watching our latest video, has you covered. Here is a list of the top 10 features of

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Sharing Articles with Friends

There are several easy ways to share articles with your friends and family. If you want a hard copy of the article, click on the "Print" link, located next to the article's title, and it will give you a version of the article in its own window, so that it's easy to print.
If you want to send the article electronically to someone, you can hit the "E-mail" link and easily send anyone a link to that article.

We also have a handy set of links to share articles on your favorite social networking site. Just click on the appropriate link, and you can post the article to Facebook , Myspace, Digg, Reddit and many more!

Related Articles

One of our newest features is the Related Article Box. If our library of articles finds similiar articles, then they will be displayed above your current article. Not all articles will have related articles, but when they do, it is a great way to find more information on topics related to your current article.

Event Calendars

On almost every page in the right-hand column, you will find an event calendar. This calendar will give you an overview of all of the upcoming events. Depending on what page you are on, you may only see related events (i.e., if you are in the Community section, you will only see Community events.
Clicking on a calendar date will give you links to all of the day's events.


The main photo page also has links to Sports, Community, and Entertainment as well as recent and featured galleries. Click here to view our photo gallery tutorial.


Our comprehensive video section is a great place to see what's going on in Valpo. Click here for more inofmration of videos and our video player.

Business Listings has a huge database of information on local businesses. Whether you know the business by name and want to search alphabetically, or you want to browse businesses by type, our interface makes locating local businesses easy.

Clicking on the business categories will give you a list of sub-categories, as well as a "View All" option.

You can navigate our featured listings by clicking the right and left arrows.

Our featured listings offer a comprehensive look at local participating businesses.

These profiles include interviews with owners, maps, hours, products, reviews, and even videos about the business.


The link to our large selection of Coupons is available on the home page. Each link will take you to a printable coupon. If you want to print multiple coupons... can follow the "Print Multiple Coupons" link.

Once there, you can pick up to 10 coupons and then hit "Submit" to generate a printable sheet with all of those coupons.

Search's search engine is a fast and easy way to find specific content. Click here to see our full search tutorial.

Content Contribution

Did you know that you can contribute articles, photos, and events to the site? And it's both easy and free! Just register for a Account and then visit the Contribution page

The Newsletter

The weekly Newsletter is the easiest way to get caught up on the top stories from the week. All members will receive the newsletter upon signing up for an account. Click here to view our newsletter tutorial to learn more about the newsletter and how to make sure you get it.


We're constantly trying to make it easier for you to navigate the site and find exactly what you want quickly. Make sure to email with any questions or comments.