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Cass County to implement juvenile detention alternatives
GPS monitoring could substitute for jail after arrest
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Crown Point denies tax abatement for proposed children's learning center
First denial in city in last 10 years
Thursday, December 7, 2017
City officials: Developments helping make Crown Point the true Hub City of Lake County
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Portage police join national addiction initiative; offering help to those addicted to drugs
"We are not going to arrest our way out of this problem," Police Chief Troy Williams said
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Nappanee OKs tax abatement for Newman Industries
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Plan filed for $100 million immigration detention center for Elkhart County
Initially, the detention center would consist of two buildings, a 1,152-bed building and a separate 88-bed “special management unit”
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Mind the gap: Widening wage difference between mothers and fathers creates future costs
Wages for new mothers likely to go down while those of fathers go up, study says
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
New Flyer buys Middlebury-based ARBOC Specialty Vehicles for $95 million
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Developer announces $14.5 million apartment complex near downtown Goshen with art park
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
St. Joseph County leads state in untested rape kits
Audit shows 2,650 Indiana cases languish; 478 here
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Old Gary school center is a haven for illegal dumping, and cost broke district money
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Gary sued over 'welcoming city' ordinance
Lawyer claims it violates Indiana's sanctuary city ban
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Radiant revival: Opera house shop sparks downtown Winamac beautification
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
La Porte City Council mulls redistricting reform, then tables proposal urging it
“They need our leadership,” councilman says of Indiana Legislature
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Holcomb still waiting on federal approval for Healthy Indiana Plan work mandate
Monday, December 4, 2017
Forest River will expand Ligonier RV plant and could add up to 400 jobs
Monday, December 4, 2017
Google takes interest in Goshen motorcycle maker
Monday, December 4, 2017
62 Hoosier hospitals embroiled in federal lawsuit
Federal, state government allege false claims, over-billing for release of electronic medical records
Sunday, December 3, 2017
ArcelorMittal USA offering local schools STEM grants
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Tax assessment appeal will reduce Merrillville distribution by millions
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Municipal growth or unwelcome intrusion? NWI towns strategize future through annexation
Some communities grow to prevent being swallowed up by larger towns and cities
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Study begins looking for sites for National Civil Rights Hall of Fame in Gary
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Cedar Lake aims to create new lakefront downtown, fresh image with $150 million plan
Town Center would bring new businesses, a band shell, walking paths, a multiuse trail and athletic fields to Cedar Lake
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Elkhart Community Schools discusses new sport offerings
Thursday, November 30, 2017
NIPSCO $900,000 fine is largest ever by Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Elkhart-based Patrick Industries picks up glass manufacturer
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Precision Medical expands into Wabash County
Thursday, November 30, 2017
EPA plans $22.6 million cleanup for contaminated East Chicago industrial land
Agency says area is contaminated with arsenic, lead, zinc and cadmium
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Amid St. Joseph's alumni anger, new trustees see rebirth for shuttered campus
‘It is going to be a big job. There’s no doubt about that.’
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
NWI Region is home to many of Indiana's most populous towns - but should they be cities?
According to the State Board of Accounts there are 119 cities and 447 towns in Indian
Monday, November 27, 2017
Gary considers convention center's future: 'It is a tremendous drain on the city'
Mayor suggests, without elaborating, that it could be converted into a portion of a future casino in Gary
Sunday, November 26, 2017
New 4-story hotel in the works for Elkhart north of Indiana Toll Road
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Council approves city funds for Hotel Elkhart renovation, partners with local developer
Saturday, November 25, 2017
227,000-square-foot warehouse under construction largest Elkhart County spec building
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Web portal will paint a positive picture of Fort Wayne area and northeast Indiana
Developer operates similar online magazine for Denver, Cincinnati and Buffalo
Saturday, November 25, 2017
62 Indiana hospitals accused of false claims, kickbacks
South Bend attorneys say $300 million in tax money involved
Saturday, November 25, 2017
New federal law puts states in charge of education. But how exactly will it work?
But how much of the law is new, and how much is a rehash of previous federal requirements?
Friday, November 24, 2017
Superintendents and experts assess how new federal education law may affect their districts
Indiana Superintendent Jennifer McCormick has been traveling the state for several months with the sole purpose of discussing Indiana's ESSA plan with school officials
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Plans unveiled by Crown Point legislator for tougher day care licensing rules
Thursday, November 23, 2017
'Funding is desperately needed' to combat opioid crisis, Lake County coroner says
Porter County Sheriff David Reynolds stressed the importance of education and prevention in tackling the issue.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Northwest Indiana home sales robust in October 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Goshen College students offer bystander intervention trainings for campus and beyond
“We are able to educate others on sexual assaul...," says PIN educator and sophomore nursing major
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Fulton County leaders vote down wind rules that could have allowed turbines
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Vehicular traffic up nearly 40 percent in past 10 years in Northwest Indiana
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Superintendent outlines future for Elkhart Community Schools
Sunday, November 19, 2017
LaPorte's Maple Lane Mall purchased by Rural King
Sunday, November 19, 2017
IU profs predict moderate economic growth in 2018
Slow but steady expansion locally and statewide
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Income in northeast Indiana region expands slightly except in Kosciusko County
Saturday, November 18, 2017
235-page state audit: Financial disarray plagues Gary school district
The school board was cited in the report for failing to meet "responsibilities to taxpayers"
Saturday, November 18, 2017
It Makes Census to Us: Which NWI Region community makes the most money?
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Hammond sues pain pill makers, distributors for alleged role in opioid crisis
The 164-page complaint claims city had the second-highest number of overdose deaths in 2016 in Lake County
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Ameristar Casino to move its high-limit slots and table games onto land
First in NWI to take advantage of 2015 Indiana law permitting move from permanently moored casino boats to land adjacent to their docks
Saturday, November 18, 2017
New software will allow South Shore riders to track their train
Saturday, November 18, 2017
State, communities work on vital Hoosier downtowns
Main Street America has been working on 20 new “transformation strategies” for the past three years
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Prison company seeks Elkhart County property for immigration detention facility
“I think everybody should remain calm and ask questions, and not make a gut reaction,” county commissioner says
Friday, November 17, 2017
Harvest Wind: An outline of facts and figures for proposed Fulton County wind farm
Opposition wants setbacks more stringent than proposed now and in the past
Friday, November 17, 2017
Valparaiso University law school closing admissions, potentially looking for new home
Among the challenges facing the law school is that there are six in the Chicago metro market, all competing for the same students
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Caesars will pay $1.7 billion for casinos in Anderson, Shelbyville
Would give company control over four of Indiana’s five top casinos, when measured by gambling revenue
Thursday, November 16, 2017
INDOT officials make a U-turn on J-turns on U.S. 31 in Cass, Miami and Marshall counties
Lawmakers say public input swayed decision
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Indiana Youth Institute aims to close achievement gap with East Chicago event
Speaker says one of the biggest obstacles is school funding
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
150 wind turbines considered for Cass County
Leaders react to proposed project
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
205-unit Elkhart luxury apartment project moves forward for the downtown
Gets design approval and use variance from city
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Local agencies offering Goshen ID card
Will be especially helpful for immigrants who don’t have driver’s licenses and other commonly accepted forms of ID, backers say
Monday, November 13, 2017
270 companies recruited to Indiana so far in 2017, state commerce secretary says
Said to have pledged to create 28,846 jobs for Hoosiers, more than ever before
Monday, November 13, 2017
Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City had record attendance in 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017
Muncie vs. Gary schools: 10 state takeover facts
For now, MCS remains labeled by the state as merely a "fiscally impaired" district being assisted by a state-appointed emergency manager
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Indiana University Northwest's human cadaver prosection program has been canceled
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Records show average of 14 percent of voters voted in Hammond, Hobart referendum vote
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Calendar blamed for revenue dip at Northwest Indiana casinos in October 2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
More than 330 gather about proposed Fulton County wind farm
Saturday, November 11, 2017






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