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LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo to resign after being appointed to new state job
Duties will include collaborating with companies, industries, trade groups, universities and public entities to identify employment needs and training opportunities for Indiana workers to secure high-demand, high-wage positions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
TIFs districts cost Porter County millions in assessed valuation, auditor says
County councilman says they aren't being used as they should, to develop blighted areas
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bloomington spring commencement costs nearly topped $1 million for IU
Thursday, July 27, 2017
U.S. Steel planning $50 million in investments in Gary Works
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Lake County promises tax breaks for cold storage food warehouse east of Lowell
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Crown Point tries to define Williamsburg style for Broadway corridor
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Gary looks to establish a port authority
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Lake County Commissioners gets transparent after scolding by Public Access Counselor
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
U.S. Steel makes $261 million profit in dramatic swing from disastrous 1Q
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
EDITORIAL: Scott Pruitt's EPA is failing East Chicago
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Do It For The Culture hosting event to rejuvenate Elkhart's atmosphere
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Delawaare County's Bell Aquaculture sold for $14 million
Monday, July 24, 2017
Marine biology trip creates fun learning opportunity, memories for Elkhart students
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Fulton County hears two proposals on possible jail expansion
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Syracuse native develops honey bee drone
She designed the drone to mimic a bee transferring pollen from one plant to another
Sunday, July 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Garnish needed to entice new residents for Northwest Indiana
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Lowell sports new logo in attempt to find consistent look for town
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Illinois steel company looking to bring 100 jobs to Gary
$35 million relocation would put new 250,000-square-foot production plant on land formerly owned by Majestic Star Casino
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Newly opened Mt. Baldy beach draws visitors to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Friday, July 21, 2017
'It's a disaster': East Chicago still reeling from lead crisis
EPA can't say if the water in Calumet neighborhood is safe to drink
Friday, July 21, 2017
IU: 54 cases allege sexual misconduct by employees
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis had the largest number of sexual misconduct reports among IU campuses with 23
Friday, July 21, 2017
Lake County board gives more closed-door approvals despite public access finding
The Indiana public access counselor found that the board of commissioners and County Council violated the Open Door Law
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Officials tour Porter County water park reported to have caused chemical burns
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Indiana Grocery Group bid exceeded initial Jewel-Osco offer by at least $20 million
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Lear to build new $30 million factory in Hammond that employs 750
City has been trying to land the new 270,000-square-foot plant for the last 12 to 18 months
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Ridge Run Trail project i Middlebury is now complete
Monday, July 17, 2017
STACKING OF THE GREENS: Ivy Tech to partner on vertical farm in South Bend
State-of-the-art, $3 million to $4 million facility will be utilized for workforce training so that students better understand future opportunities in farming
Monday, July 17, 2017
Costs increase to prep luxury apartment site, Elkhart project no longer funds itself
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Indiana's road and bridge project list includes $48 million for St. Joseph County
Elkhart County getting $45.8 million, LaPorte County $78.4 million and Marshall County $25.2 million
Saturday, July 15, 2017
South Shore Double Track local funding finalized; now it's up to federal government
The state made its own contribution to the project through the budget, committing $6 million per year for life of any bond
Thursday, July 13, 2017
EDITORIAL: Lake County's private act leads to public embarrassment
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Strack, Van Til families will operate 20 out of 22 remaining stores
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Class at Elkhart botanic gardens aims to increase interest in saving bees
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Elkhart Redevelopment Commission tackles $29 million luxury apartments
Approved carving out a special tax increment finance district fo debt service on bonds
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Ball State study finds nearly 1 in 2 American jobs at risk of automation
Report says policymakers are unprepared to mitigate the future problems
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Dynamic Metals looking to add $3.5 million worth of equipment, over 30 new jobs
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Rising building permits around Elkhart County show strength in Indiana's housing market
12 percent increase in May 2017 represents 10-year high for the month, says IBA
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
More jobs on the way: Las Vegas based RV company to create 207 Elkhart County jobs
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Elkhart manufacturer expands: Riverside Tool acquires Florida-based saw business
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Lake Michigan casinos produce strong June 2017 with tax changes on horizon
Monday, July 10, 2017
RV shipments for May 2017 top 40,000 for the third straight month, stay on record pace
Monday, July 10, 2017
Peaceable Primate Sanctuary gives rescued baboons new life in Winamac
A few of Kubisch’s baboons came from the pet trade, but a majority are from medical testing labs across the U.S.
Monday, July 10, 2017
OPINION: Alone and aging: a problem for Indiana?
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 10, 2017
Community groups confront East Chicago pollution
Sunday, July 9, 2017
St. John approves agreement for commercial development of more than 171,000 square feet
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Not enough workers for South Bend-area restaurants because of labor shortfall
Basically, almost everybody that can or will work is doing so
Sunday, July 9, 2017
St. John, Winfield among the fastest growing towns in the state
Only two of top 15 communities outside central Indiana counties
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Ending early: Indiana Toll Road construction wraps up months ahead of schedule
Friday, July 7, 2017
Gary looks to cut red tape in developing area around South Shore Miller station
"When our zoning code was originally written in 1964 it was really restrictive"
Friday, July 7, 2017
NWI meth lab busts sparse amid heroin epidemic, police say
Friday, July 7, 2017
Sports tourism hits home run with Crown Point tournaments
Friday, July 7, 2017
Trucking company agrees to Gary-first hiring requirement
Friday, July 7, 2017
Hoosier sheriffs want state help with jail issues: overcrowding, mental health issues
"We need to find funding to build places and staff it accordingly for people that are acutely mentally ill,” Madison County sheriff says
Friday, July 7, 2017
Ultra Foods stores fail to sell at auction
Thursday, July 6, 2017
$18 million medical facility planned for Portage gets backing from City Council
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Opioid treatment center planned for Bloomington, opening by summer 2018
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Lippert Components purchases two Italian door manufacturers for $40 million
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
COMMENTARY: Turning regional liabilities into assets for Northwest Indiana
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Fair Oaks Farms adds children's dining hall, Central Bark Dog Park
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Tire recycling plant could process millions of tires, create 60 plus jobs in Gary
The company plans to use the 120,000-square-foot main building at the site of the former Stanrail railcar parts plant
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Vibrant Communities offering grants for fun, unique ideas in Elkhart County
Have an idea? Community foundation and convention and visitors bureau want to hear them
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Indiana workforce commissioner says short- and long-term employer needs a priority
Monday, July 3, 2017
672-solar panel project for elementary school gets OK from Lowell Town Council
Monday, July 3, 2017
Crown Point councilwoman wants city to grow wings
Monday, July 3, 2017
Without funding, Gary Public Transportation Corp. could halt Lakeshore route
Monday, July 3, 2017
Cook County customers eye Indiana to avoid sugary drink tax
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Forest River acquires New Paris bus manufacturer Turtle Top
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Trump budget cuts threaten Indiana train, The Cardinal
Trump's proposal to cut the train faces opposition in communities along its route between New York City and Chicago
Friday, June 30, 2017
Rebecca Stoltzfus appointed Goshen College 18th president
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Clayton Homes expands plant in Wakarusa
Wednesday, June 28, 2017






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