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Governor open to treating Indiana's 'first dog' with CBD oil, if needed
Friday, December 15, 2017
Commission seeking $24.2 million grant to build trail across Northwest Indiana
Much of its western part goes through industrial areas of Hammond, Gary and East Chicago
Friday, December 15, 2017
Lake County moves forward with 2-week parental leave program
Friday, December 15, 2017
Lake Central schools to consider $55 million referendum for May 2018 ballot
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Home building permits hit October 2017 record in Cedar Lake
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
State takes full control of Muncie Community Schools
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
EPA expects East Chicago cleanup could cost $84.9 million
Latest projected costs are almost 4 times earlier estimates
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Debate over marijuana-derived oils continues in Indiana
Long says legislators will review attorney general's opinion before deciding whether to revise the law during the new  session that starts in January
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
November 2017 gains improve Lake Michigan casinos' year
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
White Lodging to lay off 50 workers in Merrillville as it ends management of 82 hotels
Tuesday, December 12, 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
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
Holcomb still waiting on federal approval for Healthy Indiana Plan work mandate
Monday, December 4, 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
NIPSCO $900,000 fine is largest ever by Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
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
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 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
Vehicular traffic up nearly 40 percent in past 10 years in Northwest Indiana
Sunday, November 19, 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
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






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