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Northwest Indiana making a Regionwide bid for Amazon's second headquarters
City of Gary took out an ad in Monday's New York Times business section addressed directly to "Mr. Jeff Bezos, Chief Executive Officer - Amazon"
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Central Grocers' exit 'has left a big gaping hole' in NWI grocery market
Monday, September 25, 2017
Lincoln Amphitheatre: Theater of History in Spencer County
Diversity is what actors, staff and volunteers hope will continue to attract visitors to the largest covered amphitheater east of the Mississippi River
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Indiana Dunes hoping for 'Dark Sky' designation
Only 55 parks across the world have been labeled a dark sky park, says association
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Goshen named Indiana Chamber Community of the Year
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Goshen College enrollment up 16 percent
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Invaders threaten native Hoosier plants, animals
Trying to eradicate Oriental bittersweet can require chain-saw cutting and herbicide treatments over multiple seasons
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Emergency manager discovers Gary school district finances in 'total disarray'
Monday, September 18, 2017
East Chicago starts lead pipe replacement at Superfund site
Monday, September 18, 2017
Verizon Wireless tells some Delphi, Logansport customers: You can't hear us now
Monday, September 18, 2017
OPINION: Amazon's amazing indecent proposal
Eye on the pie
Monday, September 18, 2017
ArcelorMittal fighting to preserve automotive business
Indiana is the third biggest auto-producing state in the United States
Sunday, September 17, 2017
HUD awards East Chicago $4 million for demolition of West Calumet housing site
Residents concerned about what happens to site in the future
Saturday, September 16, 2017
United Way helping fight opioids in 10 Hoosier counties
Saturday, September 16, 2017
State panel: 55 percent of Hoosier suicides involved firearms
Of 150 reports listing mental health diagnoses as a contributing cause, the most common was depression with 105
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Number of homeless students rises in northern Indiana
Friday, September 15, 2017
Posterity Heights project breaks ground on south side of Fort Wayne
Friday, September 15, 2017
Michiana partnerships growing says CEO of South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership
“How do we pave the path — amenities, jobs, housing — for the talent that’s already coming here?” Emberton asks
Friday, September 15, 2017
Lack of skilled workers delays Goshen millrace townhomes project
Many masons tied up with Notre Dame and casino projects in South Bend
Friday, September 15, 2017
After 3 years of discussion, Elkhart finally breaks ground on luxury apartments
Project will cost an estimated $32 million, which includes $12.3 million in public funds and an estimated $16.7 million from the developer
Friday, September 15, 2017
Elkhart's Crown Audio to close, 115 workers affected
Friday, September 15, 2017
New tax, fees expected to reduce Indiana bridge deficiencies
Of state's 19,245 bridges, 1,525, or 7.9 percent, were rated as structurally deficient in 2016
Thursday, September 14, 2017
No end in sight for vehicle emissions testing in Lake, Porter counties
Northwest Indiana is grouped with northeastern Illinois, including Chicago, and southeastern Wisconsin for air pollution measurements
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Valparaiso transit expansion shuttles to Chicago airports
Thursday, September 14, 2017
State chamber chief addresses Indiana workforce challenges
Thursday, September 14, 2017
NWI police say they remain focused on criminals, not immigration status
Gary’s City Council adopted a “welcoming city” ordinance in May, and elected officials in East Chicago are considering a similar measure
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
$69 million Elkhart health, fitness, aquatic center needs only $2 million more
Community asked to donate to meet fundraising goal
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
South Bend council: South Shore expansion shouldn't run over residents' concerns
The bulk of the $290 million project would involve double-tracking 16 miles between Gary and Michigan City
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
IU statewide enrollment down slightly from a 2016
Down this fall at all campuses except in Kokomo, where it's up 2.3 percent
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Promenade development in Portage ramping up construction
Monday, September 11, 2017
Indiana Supreme Court to review state's execution protocol
None of the 13 individuals sentenced to death in Indiana are scheduled to be executed any time soon
Monday, September 11, 2017
Elkhart County Commissioners sign $1.9 million bond pact for Love's plaza
Friday, September 8, 2017
Metal casting industry on brink of 'revolution,' Lippert Components study says
Binder jet additive manufacturing technology could lead to many advantages over more traditional sand casting
Friday, September 8, 2017
Tax phase-in approved for Goshen assisted-living community
Friday, September 8, 2017
Indiana receives Ryan White Supplemental Award to fight HIV
Friday, September 8, 2017
Fulton County Commissioners on proposed wind farm: Details sketchy
Would bring 300 wind turbines to south Fulton County, northwest Miami County and northeast Cass County
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Portage council grants tax abatement for U.S. Steel Midwest plant
$64 million project could add over 300 jobs
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Boss Industries announces expansion
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Officials raise concern over increase in diseased raccoons in the NWI Region
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
South Shore Line projects fate in the hands of Congress as budget work begins
While money from the budget Congress is working on now wouldn't fund commuter rail projects, continuation of the grant programs is at stake
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
'It's something different': Merrillville scrap yard owner plants cars to drive business
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Portage doctor doesn't accept insurance, charges patients a monthly fee
Subscribers get unlimited visits
Monday, September 4, 2017
Tribal casino to open in 2018 in South Bend
Tax advantages may cost state, competitors
Sunday, September 3, 2017
After St. Joseph College's liquidation: Where are they now?
After 125 years as a liberal arts college, liquidation sale signs line the entrance to campus
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Sterno Products buys LaPorte firm
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Multiagency team combats opioid epidemic, drug trafficking in NWI, Indianapolis
"It's all about information sharing," state HIDTA director says
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Help wanted: Construction employers struggle to find qualified workers
"We're getting daily, weekly calls from construction companies looking to hire"
Friday, September 1, 2017
EDITORIAL: Our leaders must end loyalty to criminals
Friday, September 1, 2017
New $4 million building provides safe spaces for abuse Elkhart County children
Friday, September 1, 2017
Porter County Sheriff blames Fentanyl for heroin deaths already topping 2016
Thursday, August 31, 2017
John Dillinger Museum closes at old Lake County Courthouse
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Federal agency decision derails 261-mile freight line from Indiana to Wisconsin
SBT cited a lack of complete and accurate financial information, as well as a lack of financial backing
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Northwest Indiana officials, activists pushing back on proposed EPA budget cuts
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Small Town Indiana Corp. now owns 8 of 21 structures in downtown Argos
'Economic development is a team sport,' says co-founder
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
U.S. transportation head mum on $290 million South Shore double-track project odds
Would cut South Bend-Chicago by one hour, but can  happen without federal funds
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Plans presented for upscale condo/townhome development in Valparaiso
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
South Shore Arts receives grant to expand projects to 67 schools
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Amtrak: CSX CEO Hunter Harrison is wrong, and things aren't improving
Says on-time performance has worsened in August 2017
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
ArcelorMittal helps fund Great Lakes ecology programs
Monday, August 28, 2017
Rocks, gardens, pumpkin races: Ideas to make Elkhart County more hip set to go
Grants help subsidize quality of place projects
Monday, August 28, 2017
Golf carts are moving beyond the greens and onto roadways in some NWI subdivisions
Many are using golf carts to travel to downtowns and other locations, which may lead to restrictions
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Task force sets sights on statewide trail connectivity
2017 Indiana bill  requires the task force to develop at least six ways to fund linking them together
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Jayco announces 237,000-square-foot expansion in Middlebury, adding 300 jobs
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Pew Research Center study: Belief in God declining among Hoosiers
Sixteen percent of American between the ages 18–29 don't believe in God, report says
Sunday, August 27, 2017






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