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Northwest Indiana colleges reported 1 hate crime, 8 rapes in 2017: safety reports
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Three-year study will reveal water-quality threats at Lake Wawasee
Lake covers about 3,000 acres and drains about 24,000 acres in Kosciusko County
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Casinos see September revenue drop, but remain close to even for 2018
Friday, October 12, 2018
Loans will aid Hammond industrial project, Gary City Church garden
South Bend developer is working on three projects in Hammond, ranging in size from 200,000 to 500,000 square feet
Friday, October 12, 2018
Bike and pedestrian path master plan receives OK from Goshen City Council
Also outlines a number of other recommendations in the areas of education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation which offer significant opportunities for efficiencies in program implementatio
Friday, October 12, 2018
Notre Dame impact regionally exceeds $2.4 billion, says new study
The report credits the university with supporting 16,700 jobs throughout the region through its operational budget, research spending, student consumption and event attendance
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Digital Crossroads doing inventory of NWI's wireless and fiber infrastructure
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Valparaiso council approves tax abatements for CSI expansion, medical building
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Gary schools enrollment decline shrinks with emergency manager running district
Have just 97 fewer students enrolled this year — for a total of 4,584 — compared to the 2017-18 school year, officials say
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Gary airport welcomed first international flight with a splash
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Saint Joseph's College name reborn at 2-year school at Marian University
Agreement adds St. Joe’s name to new, two-year associate’s degree program in Indianapolis, leaves door open for school on Rensselaer campus
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Michael Bloomberg visits ArtHouse he funded in downtown Gary
Former NYC mayor said the goal of the public art challenge was to fund ideas for revitalization that other cities could copy
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Indiana U.S. Senate candidates spar over Kavanaugh, climate
Candidates will face off again Oct. 30
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
State committee chooses 8 measures to alert if a school district is in fiscal trouble
"We're just trying to paint a complete picture of a school corporation," says DUAB executive director
Monday, October 8, 2018
Construction activity in Goshen remains brisk so far in 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018
NIPSCO defends safety of area gas lines after Massachusetts explosions
Monday, October 8, 2018
Priests accused of molesting children served in all corners of NWI over 8 decades
They were scattered throughout the area from 1936 until the early 2000s
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Labor shortage hammers builders amid housing demand in Indiana
Recent tariffs on steel and Canadian lumber have driven up material costs for home-builders
Saturday, October 6, 2018
LaPorte County set for more semi truck traffic on already congested U.S. 20
Law enforcement officials believe many drivers will want to avoid 35 percent increase for traveling the Indiana  Toll Road
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Elkhart County mulls infrastructure projects
Friday, October 5, 2018
South Shore Line unveils bird-inspired train
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Former Pittsburgh mayor to One Region: Partnerships and vision critical
"The big change, the big challenge, the big chase is, how do you attract talent to your town?" Tom Murphy suggests
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Kosciusko County planners vote to toughen wind farm ordinance
Thursday, October 4, 2018
State ISTEP scores dip for elementary and high school students compared to 2017
This was the last time that Indiana elementary school students are being evaluated using ISTEP
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
White Lodging plans new $350 million development in Merrillville
67 percent of the project’s cost will be met by private funds, company says
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
12 priests from Lafayette diocese suspected of sexual misconduct over last 74 years
The diocese's article defines substantiated allegations as those found to have reasonable cause to believe that abuse with a minor occurred.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
RV industry looks past slight summer slip
During three of the last four months shipments of RVs to dealers have declined, yet expeted to be up for 2018
Monday, October 1, 2018
Kokomo ranks 4th in nation in job growth, says latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report
Findings further bolster city's strong post-recession recovery
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Great Lakes freighters moved 10 million tons in August 2018, about par for last five years
Sunday, September 30, 2018
South Shore rehabilitating, replacing electric infrastructure
Sunday, September 30, 2018
NIPSCO to speed up retiring remaining coal-fired plants, could save $2 billion
Will retire two sites in 10 years and replace them with renewable energy production
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Portage superintendent defends telling teachers to grade students no less than 50 percent
Alaniz said research does not support the idea that punitive grading motivates students to learn
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Housing boom is driving force in St. John's dynamic growth
Town is looking to adopt a road impact fee on future residential and commercial construction permits to fund improvements
Saturday, September 29, 2018
EDITORIAL: Griffith lights way in fight against waste, corruption
Friday, September 28, 2018
Northwest Indiana home sales robust in August 2018
Friday, September 28, 2018
State-of-the-art Hammond Sportsplex a big draw for Region, potential developers
Friday, September 28, 2018
Lafayette diocese, priest defendants in sexual molestation lawsuit
Former Lafayette bishop accused of telling boy 'to ask God to forgive him, and not to disclose the abuse to anyone else'
Thursday, September 27, 2018
OrthoWorx presents DiscoverME: A future of possibilities for Kosciusko County 8th graders
Thursday, September 27, 2018
EDITORIAL: Gary sinks in vortex of financial mismanagement
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Study: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative boosts economy as well as environment
The list of nearly 4,000 GLRI projects includes 153 in Indiana, totaling about $118 million in funding
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
South Bend gets $670,000 to fight lead paint in old houses
East Chicago, Evansville, Fort Wayne, Gary and Indianapolis also get Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration program funds
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Town of Griffith votes to split from Calumet Township to save money and get more services
Financial projections of neighboring townships will decide which one to join
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
RV shipments decline in August, 2018 for third time in four months
Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 347,530, up 3.9 percent compared to this point in 2017
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Indiana township trustees urged to connect with social services
Are being encouraged to develop partnerships and connections to help residents with substance abuse
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Lake Station kayak launch now afloat for the disabled thanks to community effort
Monday, September 24, 2018
In the dark: Hoosier rural residents left without adequate internet speeds
'Seen the world pass us all by'
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Valparaiso schools consider changing public comment policy at school board meetings
Friday, September 21, 2018
State board approves deal hiking Toll Road truck rates in exchange for $1 billion
The one-time rate hike does not apply to passenger vehicles
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Blue Chip Casino launches $11 million expansion of Michigan City event space
Thursday, September 20, 2018
$30 million project of Porter County public buildings gets started in Valparaiso
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Elkhart's Thor to acquire German-based Erwin Hymer Group for $2.2 billion
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Goshen's bicycle, pedestrian master plan approved
Has one master list of 33 projects recommended for implementation by the city
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Opponents of Indiana Toll Road fee increases call them costly and dangerous
Area legislators were largely stunned by the secret negotiations since the 156-mile roadway cuts through their territory
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
List of priests 'credibly accused' of sex abuse includes 15 who served in South Bend area
Bishop hoades has previously said there are no reports or accusations of abuse against any active priests in the diocese.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
'It's gut-wrenching:' 373 fatal crashes in NWI Region claim 404 lives over five years
Most happen on the perilous interstate corridor shared by I-80/94 and I-90, including the Indiana Toll Road
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
New IU School of Medicine-Northwest head to emphasize patient-centered education
Part of her new job will be to encourage more medical students going into research, she said
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Valparaiso's Memorial Opera House rehabilitation study accepted; expansion eyed
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
ArcelorMittal steelworkers authorize strike: 'Not one person said no'
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Potawatomi Trail of Death Commemorative Caravan passes through Indiana
180 years since over 850 Potawatomi Native Americans were forcibly removed from their homeland in north central Indiana
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Howard County health board urges gun violence research
Resolution sent to Indiana senators, representatives
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Chesterton bumps trash fees $1 to help fund salaries
Monday, September 17, 2018
Merrillville's new community center a $20 million venture
Monday, September 17, 2018
One down month has Elkhart's RV industry watchful but not worried...yet
Shipments of all RVs were down 11.4 percent in June compared to the same month in 2017
Monday, September 17, 2018
OPINION: Business tax climate meets reality in Indiana
Eye on the pie
Monday, September 17, 2018
Indiana creates online tracker of opioid incidents
One goal is to stir more residents to take action through grassroots activities to help reduce overdoses in their neighborhoods
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Hammond's historic Jefferson Hotel to be razed
Sunday, September 16, 2018
COMMENTARY: Valparaiso grandmother describes career as Indiana correctional officer
“Is it a stressful job? The smell alone makes you want to gag until you get used to it,” Carolyn Short says
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Portage mayor's corruption trial to start in October
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Youth getting first say on future Michigan City central plaza in Uptown Arts District
Focus groups on features and programming begin with students
Saturday, September 15, 2018






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