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Financially troubled Gary schools to cut 60 jobs
Officials hope not to have to layoff any teachers
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Elkhart hopes to spur development of 110-acre medical office park at 17 and 20
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Goshen Councilman Ahlersmeyer resigns amid controversy for allegedly promoting racism
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Indiana Landmarks seeks to pair art groups, religious sites
Will create a database of religious congregations with extra space and arts groups that are looking for space
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Carson's parent company may liquidate all stores, including all three in NWI
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Highland redevelopment director says businesses are interested in downtown storefronts
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Blighted Gary factory site nears transformation
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Hobart mayor: Not a 'bedroom community'; city works to attract upscale new-homes
Monday, April 16, 2018
Artist lofts, shops adds color to Michigan City's downtown
Has coincided with the addition of many new restaurants downtown in recent years
Monday, April 16, 2018
Overcoming barriers to Indiana's On My Way Pre-K program
State seeks low-income families to enroll 20 counties where these preschools are operating
Monday, April 16, 2018
Elkhart County Council approves $3 million for Bristol bypass
Sunday, April 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: Overpasses will boost rail safety
Sunday, April 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: Any school referendums should offer transparency
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Nearly 50 NWI business leaders contribute to new economic development blueprint
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Where are drug overdose deaths happening in Northwest Indiana?
Despite all the overdose deaths, drug treatment can often be difficult to access in the area
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Indiana's 'holy money' might seed South Shore rail project
Proposal is to expand the commuter line from single track to double track between Gary and Michigan City
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Goshen Theater restoration fund drive gets $1 million infusion
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Frontline Foundations expands drug treatment options in LaPorte
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Frontline Foundations expands drug treatment options in LaPorte
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Labor, union experts: Despite laws, Indiana public school teachers could strike
A lack of raises over time is feeding into the state’s teacher shortage, state superintendent says
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Valparaiso eyes development proposals for old Anco factory
Saturday, April 14, 2018
A 'speck' on the radar or a citizens' lobby: Can local officials influence national leaders?
Officials have waded in on violence in Charlottesville, Va.; gun safety; the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program; the North American Free Trade Agreement, among others
Friday, April 13, 2018
Five community foundations create Great Lakes One Water Partnership
Work to advance a new era of water infrastructure management for the benefit of people and businesses in the southwest region of Lake Michigan
Thursday, April 12, 2018
New Nappanee business receives tax abatement
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Downtown Goshen redesign plans move forward
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Northwest Indiana casinos show strong month in March 2018, take in $93.2 million
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Indiana's education chief notes changes coming with school funding, safety
Jennifer McCormick says districts will see more referendums; doesn't support arming teachers
Monday, April 9, 2018
EPA official: 'We're making headway' with East Chicago cleanup
Monday, April 9, 2018
2nd newborn found in Indiana volunteer fire station's baby box
'I was happy, ecstatic to hear the crying,' says lieutenant at department
Monday, April 9, 2018
COMMENTARY: Without changes, fewer people will call Terre Haute 'home' by 2050
The state needs to invest more in rebuilding the urban cores of cities like Terre Haute, Muncie, Kokomo and Michigan City
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Are jobs in Indiana's solar industry fading?
Advocates believe industry will overcome net metering phase-out
Sunday, April 8, 2018
South Bend mayor: South Shore study worth the wait
Five station relocation options being considered
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Since 2017 murder of Dr. Todd Graham, local doctors are backing off opioids amid crisis
Last year, local doctors set out with a goal of “no new addicts,” and chief medical officer of area hospital says he sees progress.
Sunday, April 8, 2018
La Porte Youth Council offers ideas for developing downtown and local lakes
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Concrete plant expected to create 15 jobs in St. Joseph County
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
State to provide $125 million to improve safety at rail crossings
Indiana is in the top five of the most grade crossings in North America, State Rep. Ed Soliday says
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Indiana Supreme Court OKs garnishing bail bonds to pay noncourt debts
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Skateboard park rolling into Highland, likely in early July 2018
Monday, April 2, 2018
Winamac awarded over $1 million by INDOT for sidewalks, lighting
Monday, April 2, 2018
East Chicago's 17-mile high-speed fiber optic network complete
Monday, April 2, 2018
Northwest Indiana Forum rolls out 'welcome to the middle of everywhere' marketing slogan
Saturday, March 31, 2018
EDITORIAL: Staggering improvement for local government
Saturday, March 31, 2018
How to solve the NWI Region's opioid crisis? Conference tries to find out
Crisis is particularly "insidious" because people who are addicted often start with a legal prescription, says State Rep. Scott Pelath
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Hammond City Council approves 13 more 'blue net' cameras, funded with casino money
They scan for license plates that could be linked to a possible driving violation, wanted individual, stolen car, Amber alert or other crime
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Michigan City schools plugging into $8.9 million solar investment for electricity
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Elkhart County Juvenile Magistrate says juvenile justice efforts paying off
Goal is reducing reliance on local confinement of court-involved youth
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Holcomb lauds 'productive' Canada business trip, Trudeau meeting
Canada is Indiana's lead foreign trade partner with $20.9 billion worth of goods exchanged between the two in 2017
Friday, March 30, 2018
East Chicago lakefront getting a $15.5 million makeover
Will include new harbor walk and 25-foot-tall beach ball and umbrella sculptures
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Indiana state flood assistance drying up
Budget to aid victims could be amended
Thursday, March 29, 2018
OPINION: Hoosier public schools need bolder action plans
Monday, March 26, 2018
COMMENTARY: After years of neglect, Gary Area Career Center invites students to discover 'unused potential'
Monday, March 26, 2018
Retail in NWI rebounding after major culling
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Elkhart County Board of Health resolves to support gun research
Sunday, March 25, 2018
South Shore eyes fare increase, plans to discuss move during five public hearings
Monthly ticket increases will range from $9.50 to $12
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Graffiti wall and an urban ruin garden in Gary could become public art space
Field Museum's interest lies in their desire to see the National Parks Service create a Calumet National Heritage Area out of the region stretching from 79th Street and the lakefront in Chicago east to the Indiana/Michigan border
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Federal judges rule revised Concord Christmas Spectacular constitutional
The judges ruled that the show may go on it its current state
Friday, March 23, 2018
Gary Housing Authority to demolish 252 vacant homes with $3.2 million from HUD
Federal housing officials now mandate that new projects must avoid high-rises and large clusters of units
Friday, March 23, 2018
Video camera proposal for Michigan City lakefront moves forward
Friday, March 23, 2018
Shortage of inventory pushes up home prices in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Hammond lands tax credit for $40 million data center that would be Indiana's largest
Unsuccessful bid for second Amazon headquarters piqued developer's interest because of prime Lake Michigan shorefront and adjacency to Chicago
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Grant programs that would aid South Shore Line are expanded in federal budget bill
The commuter line is applying for a New Starts grant for the $665 million West Lake Corridor extension
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Indiana advocates ask Congress to save EPA funding; Trump proposed $2.5 billion cut
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Indiana AG says only Gary school trustees may fill board vacancies
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Firm working on Cline Avenue project in East Chicago tied to Florida bridge collapse
$150 million reconstruction is being paid entirely by private investment by United Bridge Partners, which will operate it as an all-electronic toll road
Tuesday, March 20, 2018






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