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Efforts underway to save Gary's historic architecture 'at critical point'
Look for grant that would let it study turning City Methodist Church into a European-style ruins garden that photographers would pay a fee to shoot
Monday, March 27, 2017
State Rep. Hall Slager revising plan for South Shore development districts
Sunday, March 26, 2017
EDITORIAL: Porter County takes honest approach to heroin problem
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Employment opportunities vary across LaPorte County, but manufacturing still king
Sunday, March 26, 2017
High school dual credit course offerings in jeopardy, Lake Central superintendent says
Sunday, March 26, 2017
'There is injustice here': East Chicago residents protest emergency transfer
Some don't want to move to Chicago; one resident said she left 10 years ago because of the violence
Sunday, March 26, 2017
La Porte Mayor Milo touts 'innovations' during State of City address
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Indiana sales tax bill has passed Legislature, could be a boon for RV dealers
Friday, March 24, 2017
Crown Point mayor announces plans for new civic center
Friday, March 24, 2017
Gary may cut South Shore funding
Friday, March 24, 2017
EDITORIAL: Budget move would help state's most vulnerable
Friday, March 24, 2017
New South Shore schedule starts April 1
Friday, March 24, 2017
Genesis Products expanding with $10 million facility in Goshen to house 100 jobs
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Methodist, Franciscan sign agreement to explore merger in Northwest Indiana
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Aunt Millie's to fire up the ovens in Lowell
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Indiana approves $2 million grant for West Calumet House Complex demolition
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Census shows Lake, Porter counties going in opposite directions
Indiana grew by more than 140,000 people during the past six years
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Jumbo-sized musical instruments coming to La Porte
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Despite signs of an improving economy, NWI schools still struggle with hunger
About 43 schools in Lake County provide free breakfast through federal program
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Indiana Toll Road subsidy extended yet again
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Officials consider using former La Porte County home as drug rehab facility
“We can’t prosecute our way out of this problem,” State Sen. Mike Bohacek
Monday, March 20, 2017
New $148 million Porter County foundation considers leadership structure
Monday, March 20, 2017
Northwest Indiana hospitals recruit hard-to-find specialties
Region has no academic medical centers or children's hospitals and, thus, doesn't have any transplant surgeons and a variety pediatric sub-specialties
Monday, March 20, 2017
Child care crucial for working parents, but Elkhart County lacks space, statistics show
Monday, March 20, 2017
COMMENTARY: Elkhart County Sheriff says immigration enforcement up to Feds, not him
Monday, March 20, 2017
EDITORIAL: NWI economic optimism lays strong foundation
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Crown Point has unique plan to develop corridor
Sunday, March 19, 2017
ETHOS Science Center in Elkhart seeking funds for innovation hub renovation
Advocates believe new facility will draw families from South Bend to Goshen and beyond
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Elkhart County fire departments struggle with dwindling volunteer numbers
"The low volunteer staffing is forcing the department to have to look at ways of getting more money to hire more paid workers," township fire chief says
Saturday, March 18, 2017
South Bend area animal shelters are 'jam-packed' with pit bulls and need adopters
There is an overbreeding problem that is contributing to the breed going to shelters, Humane Society official says
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Proposed federal cuts could be 'devastating' for Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana
Serves about 1,400 meals a day to people
Friday, March 17, 2017
NWI Region leaders react to Trump budget plan: 'We all stand to lose quite a bit'
Expansion of South Shore service would be in jeopardy
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Art is smart at Purdue Northwest
Today, there are 50 or so pieces on both campuses, the majority at Westville.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
New Goshen creative arts coordinator hired to hep nurture expanding community
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
57 Seward Johnson sculptures to be displayed throughout Elkhart County
Will be viewable to the public free of charge all summer and into fall, from May 30 to Oct. 20
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
South Shore projects ride toward inclusion in regional plan
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Donnelly, others write EPA about Great Lakes funding which may be cut 97 percent
Provide drinking water for 40 million people
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
EDITORIAL: Share more public information on local government websites
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
IEDC approves more than $3 million for Warsaw's Buffalo Street project
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Georgia judge tells Elkhart County juvenile advocates about success for teens and police
"The best people working in a broken system will make broken decisions"
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority model spreads throughout state
Six more RDAs have joined Northwest Indiana's in trying to build more livable communities in their regions
Monday, March 13, 2017
Manufacturing still rules in Porter County
The number - 9,949 in 2016 - is up 11 percent from a decade earlier
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Famed Amish antiques collection finds home at Goshen College
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
U.S. judge rules Concord High School's live nativity was unconstitutional
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Skyline to suspend operations at Elkhart plant, lay off "majority" of workers
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
East Chicago says it needs at least $56 million to address lead contamination crisis
Cites cost to replace lead water service lines and underground utilities at $40 million
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Longtime chamber head appointed La Porte County economic development coordinator
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Thor Industries reports record sales, earnings for 2Q
Monday, March 6, 2017
Lake Station schools future hinges on May 2 $5.6 million referendum, superintendent says
Voters nixed the district's bid for a $7.4 million referendum in 2015
Monday, March 6, 2017
Great Lakes Basin Transportation freight plan backers get extension, warning
Opponents of the project hope the transportation board will soon be putting an end to the proposal
Monday, March 6, 2017
U.S. primary metals manufacturing has lost 84,000 jobs over last decade
Sunday, March 5, 2017
At $7.20 Gary's property tax rates lead the state for second year in a row
Also lose much more revenue than other communities because of circuit breaker caps
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Poof! Cigarette tax could snuff NWI smoke shops
A carton of Marlboro Reds is about $60 in Northwest Indiana as compared to $120 or $130 in Chicago, where more than $6 in taxes are slapped on every pack
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Middlebury looks to develop S.R. 13 corridor to accommodate traffic growth
Wants to improve safety for the the cars, trucks, RV haulers, Amish buggies, bicycles and pedestrians who use the thoroughfare
Sunday, March 5, 2017
ArcelorMittal shrank footprint in East Chicago as sales fell in 2016
Saturday, March 4, 2017
City, airport partner with solar companies to bring solar energy to Plymouth
Saturday, March 4, 2017
RV industry sees strong shipment numbers in January 2017
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Regional Cities Initiative spurs community growth in cities across Indiana
Called an 'effort to jump-start private investment into quality-of-life projects,' CEO of Michiana Partnership
Saturday, March 4, 2017
EPA plans to start excavation at East Chicago Superfund site in April
Agency plans to dig up and replace soil at an additional 200 additional properties in zone 3
Friday, March 3, 2017
Highland-based supermarket chain to close Merrillville store, four others in Illinois
Thursday, March 2, 2017
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita stays silent about role on Saint Joseph's College board
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Wabash County Council may consider withdrawing from NEI Regional Development Board
“We’ve got to get behind some momentum to bring in people,” county commissioner says
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
New Lake County mental health court hopes to rescue select inmates
Program designed for nonviolent offenders
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Amtrak to offer several amenities on Hoosier State when it takes over train
The line will have a cafe car with public and private dining options
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
La Porte County Council backs effort to coordinate economic development
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Study on ending Northwest Indiana vehicle emissions testing wins House approval
Monday, February 27, 2017
Red Kettle campaign fall short of goals in Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Old smelter north of Superfund site in East Chicago to be investigated
Charter grade school among those properties slated for soil sampling for lead contamination
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Growth comes to Warsaw's downtown storefronts
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Elkhart's South Side Inc. offering tour of historically black colleges, universities
Sunday, February 26, 2017
One year later, Regional Cities Initiative funds almost gone for northeast Indiana
Region would like to see the population grow by 2.1 percent to 1 million residents by 2031
Sunday, February 26, 2017






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