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After working in restaurants for 35 years, the last decade as a district manager for a bakery cafe chain, Peter Bizoukas was surprised when he was downsized.
LOWELL | With wraparound headphones on and a National Hot Rod Association cap atop his head, 85-year-old Ken Hirata talks up a vendor before switching to a conversation with a Lake County planner on expanding one of his buildings immediately …
GARY | Allegiant will discontinue air service in August, officials at the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority announced late Friday.
CHICAGO | The nation’s improved economy and the sales of Police Interceptors has the Ford Chicago Assembly plant working at maximum capacity.
MICHICAN CITY | Goodwill Industries of Michiana is offering a Women’s Career Workshop on Image from 10 to 11 a.m. June 4 at the Impact Office in Michigan City.
NEW YORK | Growth stocks, neglected at the start of the year, are starting to get a bit of love from investors again.
NEW YORK (AP) — This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are driving to less luxurious places like nearby campgrounds.
SCHERERVILLE | The founder and publisher of Personal Real Estate Magazine will speak at the first meeting of the Financial Momentum Club on Tuesday.
HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center and Northwest Indiana SBDC present their next Lunch and Learn Workshop, "Marketing the Message of 'What’s In It for Me'"
GARY │ A wrap-up of the 2013 state legislative session and how it will affect Gary was provided on Thursday by elected representatives at Ivy Tech Community College.
Action on a public participation plan was postponed Thursday at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission due to concerns raised by disability rights advocates and confusion over what was to be voted on.
WASHINGTON | Investors have grown nervous that the Federal Reserve will scale back its efforts to boost the U.S. economy sooner than many expected.
LAPORTE | Two new public transit buses that run on propane were unveiled Thursday in LaPorte.
MUNSTER | The The Times Media Co. is offering solutions to ensure businesses are found in the realm of Internet searches and how business owners and executives can stay on top of how their business is being represented online.
Indiana University Northwest and the Indiana Department of Administration invite minority and women business executives to a resource workshop.
WASHINGTON | The Federal Reserve is torn over when to slow its aggressive efforts to stimulate the economy.
Americans will be traveling slightly farther on average to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend this year, but gas prices in the Midwest may have drivers locally looking for ways to skimp on some of their fun.
CHESTERTON | More needs to be done to help build partnerships between businesses and environmental organizations to maximize tourism dollars generated by our local natural resources, according to one local leader.
MERRILLVILLE | Gander Mountain’s new focus on firearms debuts Friday at the Westfield Southlake Mall store.
Northwest Indiana single-family home sales increased 26 percent in April as compared to one year ago, marking the 22nd straight month home sales have increased in the region.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region was 667,000 tons in the week ending May 18, according to estimates from the American Iron and Steel Institute.
SOUTH HOLLAND │ More than 30 hiring companies welcomed throngs of job seekers to the South Suburban College and Thornton Township community career fair Tuesday.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority Board on Tuesday approved working with the state to land a new employer for the region that could create more than 250 new jobs.
SAN FRANCISCO | Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.
NEW YORK | As a teenager, Tumblr CEO David Karp would canvass the streets of New York City's Upper West Side, offering to build websites for local businesses. After his freshman year of high school, the precocious, computer-savvy kid decided …
CROWN POINT | Northwest Indiana is now home to its own so-called "angel" investment group, the Lakeshore ArchAngels.
HAMMOND | Vying against other Midwestern college and university students, two Purdue University Calumet computer information systems seniors returned from the recent Ball State University Information Systems Project and Case Competition with …
CLR Auto Transport of Merrillville received a top award and special recognition at Diversity Business’ 13th Annual National Business Conference and Awards Ceremony at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas.
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Russ Bereolos, an American Family Insurance agent in Munster, and John Hamilton, an American Family Insurance agent in Portage, and Ken West, an American Family Insurance agent in Hobart, have earned 2013 American Star Excellence in Customer …
To stay competitive globally and to grow, the North American steel industry needs reasonable, streamlined and effectively enforced policies from the U.S. and Canadian governments, top steel executives said.
One day, he spent five hours straight at City Hall talking to representatives of major investment banks from all over the world. Other days he was on the phone with a $170 billion global hedge fund.
HOBART | As owner of Chicago Health & Fitness, Mario Daklala has found the perfect balance between career and hobby.
Community banks say they are committed to offering more than financial services because they have a symbiotic relationship with the communities they serve.
VALPARAISO | Here Comes the Dress, 3907 Calumet Ave., Suite 202, Valparaiso, has added tuxedo rental services.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority received three awards recognizing its newly updated website and the 2012 South Shore Air Show event poster.
The unemployment rates in the region dipped dramatically, while Indiana's unemployment rate dipped slightly in April, according to government data released Friday.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project is facing mounting costs, but officials say it can still be completed within its current $166 million budget.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is advertising nationwide for an airport executive director as the airport prepares for some of the biggest changes in its history.
HOBART │ Safety and construction excellence in Northwest Indiana was recognized Thursday at Avalon Manor.
LAS VEGAS | Nevada regulators have approved a merger between Pinnacle Entertainment and rival Ameristar Casinos.
MERRILLVILLE | Family caregivers and professional health care providers may benefit from online products developed by a data management firm that has become a tenant in the Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana.
Elevate Ventures has added Kelly Schwedland as an entrepreneur-in-residence for its Northwest and North Central Indiana regions.
CEDAR LAKE | After hungering in a food desert for three years, residents of this lakeside community happily converged on the first-of-its-kind Strack & Van Til grocery store Thursday following grand opening ceremonies.
MUNSTER | Beginning to end the traffic gridlock on Calumet Avenue at the Canadian National railroad tracks is still three or four years away, but progress is being made on the first phase of the project, said Town Manager Tom DeGiulio.
MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities, in partnership with EcoDual LLC, will host a lunch and learn for owners and operators of heavy duty over-the-road diesel trucks from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Purdue Technology Center, 9800 Co…
After reports of an increase in Northwest Indiana on Tuesday, retail gas prices are expected to drop by the weekend.
The parent companies of Munster-based Peoples Bank and Michigan City-based Horizon Bank have received recognition as ranking among the nation's top community banks.
CHICAGO | Steelworkers and others will gather Saturday to mark one of the tragic events that started the modern labor movement.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township and South Suburban College Community will host its annual job fair from 10 .a.m to 2 p.m. Tuesday at South Suburban College Fitness Center, 15800 South State St.
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