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DYER | Scarce Antiques & Collectibles came about through John Perkovich's love of history coupled with a bit of nostalgia and decades of collecting the rare, the old and the unique.
MERRILLVILLE | Lake Cycle, the Honda Motorcycle dealer in Merrillville, has won the 2013 Council of Excellence Award in dealer competition by Honda Financial Services.
A redevelopment project that would bring a Centier Bank branch to downtown Gary has gained ground.
INDIANAPOLIS | Rising inflation has left many Indiana residents with a widening gap between their salaries and living costs, and economic experts say the state needs to focus more on the quality of jobs instead of the quantity to close the distance.
LOWELL | For six months, John and Kathy Stefanski visited Lowell's downtown district to get a feel of the community's business culture and its ability to draw shoppers interested in collectibles and antiques.
BEIJING | Chinese police hauled away dozens of workers Friday to break up a march on a factory complex targeted by tens of thousands of laborers striking against the world's largest maker of athletic shoes, while a government trade union said…
COLCHESTER, Vt. | A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.
NEW YORK | A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
WASHINGTON | More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.
HAMMOND | Warehouse workers who objected to working in minus 15 degree Fahrenheit weather this winter filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board this week.
Employers and hiring managers, take heed.
WHITING | Production units were shut down and non-essential employees were evacuated from the BP Whiting Refinery on Thursday.
PORTAGE | Beaufort force 9 gales battered the Federal Nakagawa, a Hong Kong-flagged ship with a hold full of steel coil, causing it to pitch and roll as it crossed the Atlantic Ocean.
A batch of U.S. company earnings drove stocks mostly higher on Thursday.
HAMMOND │ The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development hosted Hammond’s 11th annual job fair Thursday, featuring 73 companies representing government, finance, gaming, health care, sales, manufacturing and apprenticeship trades.
PORTAGE │ Although the vote to approve construction of the Cline Avenue bridge was largely ceremonial, there was still discontent among members of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Thursday.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority voted Thursday contribute $3.3 million to help close deals for two companies that want to create 285 jobs in the region.
CROWN POINT | Betty's Bakery & Cafe is opening Saturday at 924 S. Court St.
ArcelorMittal is being showered with honors for its work with automakers.
HONG KONG | As China's growth inexorably slows, manufacturers such as Linan Meite Cable are discovering that being an efficient low-cost producer is no longer enough to prosper.
GARY | The nation's largest steel mill is still running at reduced capacity, and iron ore sourcing problems persist because of the worst winter for Great Lakes shipping in decades.
The Indiana Public Access counselor has issued an advisory opinion that the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority improperly noticed a closed meeting and technically violated the state's Open Door Law.
Breakfast Kiwanis meets:
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined executives from the Jager Group on Wednesday in Hanover, Germany, to announce the company’s plans to expand operations of its subsidiary, Jaeger-Unitek Sealing Solutions, in LaPorte.
CROWN POINT | A business coach will explore the importance of your well-being during the next free morning business hour at First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway.
VALPARAISO │ Martin Binder Jeweler has opened its new jewelry store on U.S. 30 in Valparaiso.
CROWN POINT | Oak Partners Inc. is offering an opportunity to clear your clutter for a cause.
MERRILLVILLE | Tech startups can get a deep discount on office space at the Purdue Technology Center in Merrillville if they are commercializing patented innovations from any university in Indiana or Illinois.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region inched up slightly to 569,000 tons, and overall U.S. output rose by 1.3 percent in the week that ended Saturday, according to an American Iron and Steel Institute estimate.
PORTAGE | A trio of brothers from Downers Grove have bought the Sears Outlet Store in Portage. Brothers Mike, Rick and Dan Gilbert acquired the outlet store – which sells overstock and discontinued items at discounted prices – at 6169 U.S. …
FLOSSMOOR | Dr. David Smith, an orthopedic surgeon on staff at the Advanced Orthopedic Institute at Ingalls, will host a lunch discussion at noon April 23 at Ingalls Family Care Center, 19550 Governors Highway.
GARY │ Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock gave an overview of the state’s fiscal situation at the Gary Chamber of Commerce's general membership luncheon Monday at Majestic Star Casino.
GARY | Gary/Chicago International Airport's new private operator AvPorts will begin interviews of all airport staff this week in preparation for decisions on hiring to be made in the coming weeks.
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest ISBDC and inSourceCode are partnering to offer “Ask the Experts: How your Business Wins with the Web” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 24 at the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, 9800 Connecticut Drive.
An overwhelming majority of the 130 behavioral health workers at Regional Mental Health Center Southlake campus voted last week to unionize.
GARY | The Lake County Medical Society last week donated $100,000 to Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest.
U.S. construction recently hit its highest point in five years, and was up 9.3 percent in January as the sector rebounds at a faster pace.
Iron ore arrives at Gary Works
Bill Maar, a wealth adviser with the Greater Valparaiso Group of Thrivent Financial, has qualified to attend the Summit Circle conference.
A Times analysis of Canadian National operating reports for February shows blockages of 10 minutes or more have tripled during the past two years
Having a bestselling book published in paperback is another accomplishment Schererville native Amy Webb can add to her long list of successes.
HAMMOND | Representatives from the Northwest Indiana Forum will speak at the next Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce meeting, set for April 30.
Donna Fox is in business not just to earn money, but also a way to give women their confidence back.
SCHERERVILLE │ U.S. Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, provided a legislative update Friday to members of the Lake County Advancement Committee during its monthly meeting at Teibel’s Family Restaurant.
More than 200 job seekers attended the 13th annual Career Fair on Friday at Indiana University Northwest.
GARY | A $2.5 million project aimed at bringing a bank back to downtown Gary faced a setback last week, but is still going forward.
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The price of pork has been pushed up by a virus that has killed millions of baby pigs nationwide over the winter.
GRIFFITH | Sometimes people will dash out of their cars and run into Eric Gutridge's gunsmith shop on Broad Street and ask if he can blue a barrel or work on a gun sight.
Indiana Dunes Tourism is accepting nominations for its annual Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) awards in advance of its ROSE awards luncheon.
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