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Supporting innovative ideas in Gary as groups compete for Knight Cities Challenge grant
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Crown Point Courthouse Square again home to Seward Johnson bronzes
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Where have all the welders gone? Ivy Tech professor says businesses are in need
Says working for the U.S. military as a contracted welder in Iraq could pay up to $300,000 per year
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Lippert Components purchases local seating manufacturer for $40 million
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
56 life-sized sculptures go on display in Elkhart County for the summer
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Travel Lite investing $5 million in Syracuse for expansion
Sunday, May 21, 2017
EDITORIAL: AG Jeff Session issues draconian guidelines
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Pre-K expanding in Indiana but has new limits
The Indiana General Assembly recently expanded the program to 20 counties and increased funding to $10 million
Friday, May 19, 2017
Low unemployment leaves Elkhart County employers scrambling to find workers
The situation is so critical some restaurants have been forced to close early some nights due to a shortage of labor
Monday, May 15, 2017
Jewel wants to grow brand with Strack & Van Til buyout
Monday, May 15, 2017
No Gary Air Show in 2017, mayor says
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Helping treatment fit the addict
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Jewel attempting to buy Strack & Van Til for $100 million
58-year-old Highland-based chain, which once had 38 stores across Northwest Indiana and the south suburbs, reported $1.1 billion in revenue and $12.5 million in profit in 2013
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Groups: EPA regs rollback would hurt East Chicago, other cities
Weakening of lead poisoning prevention rules would be disastrous for heavily polluted, poverty-stricken communities with older housing stocks, advocates say
Saturday, May 13, 2017
'Golden Era': RV industry looks to keep gaining customers, improving quality to grow
Saturday, May 13, 2017
ArcelorMittal doubled profits to $1 billion in first quarter
Friday, May 12, 2017
State recommends $1.595 million loan to Gary schools for May 2017 payroll
Under the new law, the state will control virtually all spending in the Gary district
Friday, May 12, 2017
Northwest Indiana casino revenues drop almost 7 percent in April 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017
Detective launches Northwest Indiana-centered crime podcast
Contact information for detectives who participate will be made available, so listeners can call investigators directly
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Indiana Toll Road plazas seeking 200 employees at four upcoming job fairs
Thursday, May 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Cops wise to help addicts seek treatment
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Porter County first-graders get boost for college funding
Urschel Laboratories has promised to provide each youngster with the first $25 contribution
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Strack & Van Til owner $225 million in debt, eyes three more closings
The Highland-based chain currently employs around 4,000 and has been one of Northwest Indiana's largest employers
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
St. Joseph College's President Robert Pastoor resigns
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Local legislators outline law affecting Gary schools to the public
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
East Chicago board OKs lead line replacement project for water utility
About 9,000 of the city's estimated 11,000 service connections could be lead, according to IDEM files
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Lippert Components sees $75 million increase in sales thanks to RV sector growth
Monday, May 8, 2017
Young NWI entrepreneurs good at technology, making things
But with about 12,000 new startups being founded in Indiana annually and only about half of them expected to last five years
Monday, May 8, 2017
OPINION: Mixed bag as usual from Indiana legislature
Eye on the pie
Monday, May 8, 2017
Northwest Indiana schools sign up for free lead-in-water testing
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Business leaders hope tax cuts spark Northwest Indiana economy
But they are taking a wait-and-see approach to what actually emerges from Congress, and some are skeptical that it ultimately would have much of an impact
Sunday, May 7, 2017
EPA emissions rule costing Elkhart County municipalities money and time, officials say
Goshen city fleet manager says about 15 percent of his department's budget goes for emission controls
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Study shows income, education correlation
In 2014 five of the 10 Indiana counties with the highest income also were among the state’s 10 counties with the highest educational attainment level
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Gun sales level out after election hype
Current changes part of natural business climate
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Holy Cross VP paints bleak future for college in emails mistakenly sent to students
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Holy Cross College told to produce plan to get out of financial hole
School faces annual budget shortfalls, need to borrow
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Low-risk offenders may find it easier to leave jail in Porter County
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Cuts mulled after East Chicago schools referendum fails
Saturday, May 6, 2017
EDITORIAL: Michigan City lights way to Region development
Friday, May 5, 2017
More than 1,900 layoffs announced in 2017 at Strack & Van Til, Central Grocers
Friday, May 5, 2017
Proposed 125-mile privately-funded NWI toll road mystifies state highway officials
Frank Patton's route would follow much of his proposed freight rail line between from Wisconsin to LaPorte County
Friday, May 5, 2017
Mount Baldy beach will re-open, dune will not
Friday, May 5, 2017
Goshen, Elkhart looking for ways to connect trails, part of statewide effort
Friday, May 5, 2017
Sullivan Group in Nappanee expanding, adding 30 new jobs
Friday, May 5, 2017
Goshen College recognized as Indiana's first Bee Campus USA


Friday, May 5, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets closing nine more stores this month
After the 19 stores close in May, Marsh will operate just 45 stores, down from 120 in 2006, when Florida-based Sun Capital Partners acquired the company
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Strack & Van Til parent company to wind down in 6 to 8 weeks
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Activists urge Gary to declare itself a 'welcoming city'
The ordinance differs from measures enacted in cities such as Chicago or West Lafayette that declared themselves to be "sanctuary cities"
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Gary approves symbolic gesture against funding South Shore expansion funding agreement
Thursday, May 4, 2017
5 tax abatements OK'd By Warsaw City Council
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Warsaw looks to expand central economic development area
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Norfolk Southern issued two citations for blocking a railroad crossing in Dunlap
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Elkhart's Patrick Industries acquires three marine companies for $73 million
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Remaking downtown Elkhart: River District Plan to transform East Jackson
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Elkhart schools changes: $10 million requested now, $40 million total price tag
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Motorists to pay higher Indiana Toll Road rates beginning in June 2017
Subsidy and discount ending for two-axle vehicles with E-Z Pass
Monday, May 1, 2017
Porter County communities focus on economic development
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Housing is booming in Porter County
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Holcomb approves laws for South Shore development, Gary schools takeover
NWIRDA to lead efforts to bring new residents, businesses to Lake, Porter, LaPorte and St. Joseph counties along South Shore rails
Friday, April 28, 2017
$4 million gas station at busy Elkhart intersection will be 'new concept for Indiana'
Friday, April 28, 2017
RV industry records best month ever for shipments in March 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
Goshen's Bearcat Corp. investing $6 million in headquarters, adding up to 40 jobs
Friday, April 28, 2017
Governor approves new state budget that funds key NWI Region priorities
Thursday, April 27, 2017
State Supreme Court: Indiana gun retailers never liable for misuse of firearms
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Elkhart County taxpayers refunding businesses $3.1 million because of 'dark store'
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Not all solar producers concerned about Indiana Senate bill

Solar farm being built near Angola won’t be impacted by SB 309


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Solar power users in Elkhart County - many Amish - seek self-sufficiency, care of creation
Monday, April 24, 2017






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