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LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care awarded Porter Regional Hospital with full atrial fibrillation certification, the first health care facility in the state to earn that honor from the society.
NEW YORK | One positive report on the economy was not enough to make investors more confident.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore helped infuse $75.9 million into local communities in 2012, according to a National Park Service report.
HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center is hosting a payroll class from 1 to 4 p.m. March 13 at 5209 Hohman Ave.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Friday sent a strong message to state legislators that proceeds from closing a tax loophole should go to local communities and be used for mass transit, including buses.
GARY | A new owner is planning a $2.5 million renovation to a century-old tower to bring a bank back to downtown Gary for the first time in six years.
MERRILLVILLE | For Pamela Ward, auditioning for a spot on a food-themed reality television show was like throwing cooked noodles against a wall.
NEW YORK | Investors were looking for any reason to look past the cold weather that has hampered the U.S. economy in the last few weeks, and they found it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surging stock market and rebounding home prices boosted Americans' wealth to a record in the final three months of last year, though both trends have slowed so far in 2014.
GARY | Nearly 70 Northwest Indiana students from Gary, East Chicago, Hammond, Knox and Michigan City participated at the Regional Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Career Development Conference last month at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.
MUNSTER | The Times of Northwest Indiana beat out about 1,100 other newspapers across the nation to be named Monster.com's Growth Partner of the Year for 2013.
ArcelorMittal has been around for less than a decade, but the steelmaker already has a stronger brand than MTV, 7-Eleven, Estee Lauder and PlayStation.
NorthWest Indiana Bancorp, the parent company of Munster-based Peoples Bank, has announced a dividend of 22 cents per share.
HAMMOND | The community will have a new resource for affordable health care starting Monday.
Top steel executives, including some from ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel, will discuss the future of steelmaking at an upcoming conference in Indianapolis.
A regional Midwestern bank with a sizable presence in the Calumet Region has named a new Indiana president.
Indiana's leading advocacy group for passenger rail is changing its name to boost its efforts to support projects such as the South Shore expansion and Amtrak's Hoosier State route.
HAMMOND | A new partnership between a Hammond medical laboratory and a California-based diagnostics company will expand the lab's testing capabilities, introducing new automation and new equipment.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region soared to 668,000 tons and overall U.S. output rose by 1.6 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.
Although temperatures continue to be mid-winter-like, the price of fuel has gotten a jump start on summer.
GARY | A book release Saturday will double as a women's health education event called Girl Fight. The book, titled "THE FIGHT: Chronicles of a Champion," was written by Nikia Hammonds-Blakely.
WHITING | Sharon Warnecke is a woman of firsts.
CROWN POINT | A hotel and billboard magnate has again made a list of the world's wealthiest individuals.
HAMMOND | Staff Source, a local staffing and recruitment firm, will be conducting an open house to help recruit a large amount of available candidates for Contract Services Group, a supplier to the automotive industry.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has chosen four investment teams as finalists to make final bids to design, build and operate the Indiana portion of the Illiana Expressway.
A new leader will take the reins at the Northwest Indiana Forum, a privately funded economic development agency.
MUNSTER | A new partnership between a local hospital system and ambulance company focuses on transporting and caring for critically ill patients in the region.
Someone who inspires, excites and encourages people to follow - a leader is really anyone whose achievement requires the support of others.
Those thinking milk prices are too high now had better brace themselves for even higher prices.
Genesis Center could get more use, but no guarantee of economic impact
Tim Ross is now a board member with the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals as the Midwest Representative. Ross is regional administrative director of Working Well Occupational Health, part of the Franciscan Alliance.
While flanked by a robotic arm, a helicopter engine and other "pretty cool stuff," President Barack Obama joked at a news conference last week that he was announcing they were building Iron Man.
KINGSBURY | A deal for shipping farm products such as fresh produce in refrigerated train cars between an intermodal facility in LaPorte County and Florida has taken another major step toward reality.
HAMMOND | Purdue Calumet was not one of the more than 70 college, government and business partners that helped Chicago land a $320 million digital manufacturing research hub, but it has been involved in similar pursuits and could collaborate …
This winter is one of the coldest and snowiest in history, and small businesses across the region are suffering from its effects.
PORTAGE | The Northwest ISBDC is teaming with 1st Source Bank and Partners in Contracting Corp. to offer a Veteran Business Workshop from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. March 20 at Portage University Center, 6260 Central Ave.
Community Hospital in Munster and Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey have been ranked among the top hospitals in the country.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will tell the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce about the benefits of expanding the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer at its noon luncheon March 19 at Ameristar Casino, in East Chicago.
Chris Paulk's entire career has been spent in mattresses and foundations.
CHICAGO | Gary native and former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle is combining two of his favorite things – baseball and food – in his latest business venture.
PORTAGE | A key NIRPC committee took a stand Friday against legislation that would give $4 million to the RDA for the South Shore commuter rail expansion to Dyer.
KNOX | Indiana University Health Starke Hospital named Craig Felty as its new president.
MICHIGAN CITY | The money is now in place for a $12 million renovation of a former historic hotel expected to add significant fuel to the already noticeable revitalization of Michigan City's downtown.
VALPARAISO | A hospital executive with experience in Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky has been named CEO of Porter Health Care System.
ArcelorMittal has finalized the purchase of a German steel finishing facility in Alabama that will allow it to better serve southern auto plants.
VALPARAISO | The Northwest ISBDC is presenting its Launch Your Own Business Workshop: A Sound and Proven Path from 6 to 8 p.m. March 13 at the Regional Development Co., 1757 Thornapple Circle.
A new collaboration among Northwest Indiana young leadership groups has put out a call to action to expand the South Shore line, and a host of local businesses, universities and organizations have joined the Emerging Leaders Network in its cause.
LAPORTE COUNTY | A narrowing 60-day extension on the life of the LaPorte County Council on Aging has local health leaders concerned about the fate of the sick and elderly who rely on the agency.
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