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Gary's Peerless Potato Chips goes out of business after 90 years
Monday, June 26, 2017
Report: Proposed rail plan group releases financial data
A balance sheet showed total assets of $151, and liabilities for 2016 of $802,000
Monday, June 26, 2017
Porter County offering inmates relief from their addictions
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Gary offers homes for a dollar - under certain conditions
Sunday, June 25, 2017
New TV commercial markets Elkhart County as an idyllic urban-rural fusion
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Elkhart General Hospital merging departments, will reassign all nursing staff affected
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Winfield's new park a nod to modern literature
Saturday, June 24, 2017
COMMENTARY: Outsiders, transplants offer conflicting initial reactions about NWI
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Hoosier businesses encouraged to develop partnerships with pre-K providers
“On the Road to Pre-K Expansion” outlines ways that business leaders can support the expansion
Friday, June 23, 2017
Lake Station school board votes to close Polk Elementary; 13 teachers lose jobs
Total enrollment has declined 12 percent since 2012
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Feuding Lake County and towns building E-911 link
Cedar Lake and Schererville have sued the county over its refusal to provide the county's full E-911 capabilities to communicate simultaneously with multiple public safety agencies on a 24-hour basis
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Michigan City mayor wants to continue positive momentum
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Goshen City County allows Lippert Components to keep tax phase-in benefits
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Rochester Iron and Metal scrap yard gets tax break
Thursday, June 22, 2017
St. Joseph County commissioners OK funding for South Shore double-tracking
Goal is to shave hour from South-Bend-to-Chicago trip
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Boys and Girls Clubs' of NWI, Porter County to merge
Both organizations in total serve more than 10,000 young people annually
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Valparaiso University students learn, promote diversity through design
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
East Chicago prepares to set sail on another marina project
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
American Renolit announces $25 million expansion of La Porte plant
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Growth in Indiana's livestock population creates enticing economic opportunities
Can be a job creation engine, according to the Economic Impact of Animal Agriculture in Indiana Regions report
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
More than 2,000 new apartments in the works for South Bend area
New units projected to come online in next 18 months
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Ivy Tech in South Bend, Elkhart to become 'one campus'
No Ivy Tech locations are slated to close and no layoffs are planned as a result of the restructuring, President Ellspermann says
Friday, June 16, 2017
Porter County unclear if anti-drug efforts are paying off
"What are we doing different today than 24 months ago or 36 months ago?" commissioner asks
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Knight Foundation picks Gary ruins plan for $160,000 grant
Officials plan to use money from a grant to begin work on reconverting the site in downtown to an outdoor, public garden of sorts
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Has Thor Industries outgrown Elkhart? Booming sales have company expanding elsewhere
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Report: RV industry has $49.7 billion impact on U.S. economy, employs nearly 290,000
In Elkhart County the RV industry has a $4.6 billion impact, according to statistics released in 2016
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Lake County may fertilize Lowell exit with TIF dollars
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Jobs are there in Elkhart County, but workers and skills aren't
Unemployment rate of less than 3 percent creates a shortage
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Want to stay? Elkhart mayor interested in keeping Seward Johnson sculptures longer
City of Carmel bought 15 Seward Johnson statutes between 2005 and 2012
Sunday, June 11, 2017
See which Elkhart companies are in danger of losing their tax abatements
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Experts: NWI hospital merger could face government scrutiny
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Stellar quality of life, high ideals drive housing growth in St. John
Recently ranks as one of wealthiest small towns in Indiana
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Goshen council: Lippert Components missed terms of tax abatement by 600+ jobs
Friday, June 9, 2017
Northwest Indiana RDA makes South Shore commitment for Lake, Porter counties
Also OKs feasibility study and market analysis evaluating the possibility of building a convention center
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Michigan City votes for South Shore funding
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Merrillville approves pair of tax abatement plans
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Faculty lawsuit against St. Joseph's College is likely headed to mediation
A lawyer for school said allegation that school leaders haven't clearly communicated with faculty is "just wrong"
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Panel OKs more than 40 alcohol permits delayed during Indiana General Assembly
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Sheriff Boyd: HIDTA slows flow of drugs to LaPorte County
"We're going after the distribution centers. We want to stop it before it gets here rather than after it's gotten here," he says
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
East Chicago schools lay off 112 workers
Superintendent says cuts due to more than 400 fewer students and voters' rejection of general fund referendum in May
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
OPINION: Catching up is hard to do
Eye on the pie
Monday, June 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: NWI should follow rail example of South Bend, St. Joseph County
Sunday, June 4, 2017
New treatment options spring up for heroin, opioids but crisis far from over
Despite increasing access to medical care, a shortage of services for people with addictions remains a theme in the Michiana area
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Grace College begins partnership with StraighterLine
Friday, June 2, 2017
Feds want list of Great Lakes Basin Transportation railroad investors made public
Would have 244 miles of mainline track and 17 miles of branch lines
Friday, June 2, 2017
Draining money: Municipal pools too costly for many communities
Safety concerns and the expense of making needed repairs cited as main reasons for closures
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Bike route linking 15 Indiana counties launches
360-mile route links LaPorte County on Lake Michigan with Floyd County on the Ohio River
Thursday, June 1, 2017
EPA promises better communication with East Chicago residents
Comes after attorneys continue to push a federal court to give residents a say in legal proceedings related to clean up plans at the site
Thursday, June 1, 2017
South Bend, St. Joseph County will commit millions for faster South Shore ride to Chicago
They say the work, when finished in 2020, will reduce the South Bend-to-Chicago trip from its current 2.5 hours to 90 minutes
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Indiana leads nation in steel production
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
East Chicago school layoff letters sent out prior to board approval
Voters reject referendum to raise $41 million over 7 years
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
NWI hospitals, clinics worry about proposed Medicaid cuts
Monday, May 29, 2017
More foster parents needed in Indiana as the number of foster children grows
"Most want younger children, but right now there are a lot of school-age children that need secure, caring homes"
Monday, May 29, 2017
Mark Line Industries plant in Bristol closes abruptly, idling 73 workers
Monday, May 29, 2017
More Indiana schools look to pre-kindergarten curriculum
Trails national average in implementation
Sunday, May 28, 2017
In April 2017, RV industry tops 40,000 units shipped for second month in a row
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Planners hope to have room for factories and granges in news Lake County comprehensive plan
"The bulk of our zoning will remain agricultural even with the new plan," planning director says
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Supreme Court to decide who owns Lake Michigan beaches
At issue are how far inland, beyond the actual water of Lake Michigan, does the state's ownership go; how close to the water an individual can own property; and who possesses the land in between that's sometimes covered by water?
Sunday, May 28, 2017






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