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Builders, homeowners cite advantages of new construction
Builders, homeowners cite advantages of new construction

Chris Kovacik hoped to celebrate Christmas in his newly-built home in Winfield’s Stonegate subdivision.

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Franciscan Alliance: Patient care always at the forefront
Franciscan Alliance: Patient care always at the forefront

Franciscan Alliance, University of Chicago Medicine form partnership

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Crown Point, S'ville, St. John, Valpo popular among homebuyers
Crown Point, S'ville, St. John, Valpo popular among homebuyers

The Realtor mantra is “location, location, location.”

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Consumer spending picks up as new stores open
Consumer spending picks up as new stores open

Consumer spending has been making a comeback, and big stores have been cropping up lately in Northwest Indiana's retail sector.

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The Times evolves, shows commitment to NWI
The Times evolves, shows commitment to NWI

MUNSTER | As the local and national media landscape has evolved, The Times Media Co. has shown its strong commitment to Northwest Indiana and …

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Home sales off to fast start this year
Home sales off to fast start this year

The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors reported 2013 as being “a great year” for real estate with a 19 percent increase in unit…

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Programs target region's health needs
Programs target region's health needs

When it comes to health, Indiana consistently falls among the lowest in the nation.

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NWI is home to high-tech equipment, procedures
NWI is home to high-tech equipment, procedures

High-tech medical equipment and cutting edge techniques are found beyond the boundaries of a metropolis like Chicago.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
NIPSCO powers up for the future
NIPSCO powers up for the future

Northwest Indiana's lead energy supplier continues to focus on upgrades to build a sustainable future for region industry and homeowners.

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Trend in health care focuses on the home
Trend in health care focuses on the home

Parts of the Affordable Care Act focus on keeping people out of hospitals as a way to cut costs and to focus on patient care. That shift is pu…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Hospitals, universities fight doctor shortage through recruiting
Hospitals, universities fight doctor shortage through recruiting

With a looming doctor shortage, local hospitals are making efforts to attract and retain physicians, and local colleges and universities are a…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Manufacturers looking forward to improving conditions
Manufacturers looking forward to improving conditions

If the economy were a poker table, Northwest Indiana would be all in for manufacturing.

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Consultants help Northwest Indiana businesses reach higher
Consultants help Northwest Indiana businesses reach higher

Northwest Indiana is not only a great place to be a consultant but a place to partner with other consultants to deliver exceptional results to…

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National, state parks showcase history, nature
National, state parks showcase history, nature

Rafi Wilkenson has lived in Chicago and South Bend. It wasn't until recently he found what lies in between.

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Superior Senior Living

Marge Ovanek spent her life with her husband and family in Hammond. But when it came time to move to a location with a little more care and se…

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Franciscan Alliance patients receive  nationally accredited cancer services
Franciscan Alliance patients receive nationally accredited cancer services

Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Dyer and Hammond, Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point and Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City car…

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Franciscan Alliance successful local sponsor of American Cancer Society prevention study
Franciscan Alliance successful local sponsor of American Cancer Society prevention study

Franciscan Alliance’s efforts to intensify its war on cancer by becoming a local promotional sponsor of a national program aimed at curing the…

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Interventional Radiology services = less pain, faster recovery

In addition to xray, bone scan, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, PET and ultrasound, interventional radiology plays a significant role in the diagno…

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
The comforts of home because this is home

The Residences at Deer Creek, the region’s newest senior living community, has just opened in Schererville and residents are already enjoying …

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Building A Cleaner, More Efficient and Sustainable Energy Future
Building A Cleaner, More Efficient and Sustainable Energy Future

Sustainability – according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – is based on a simple principle: everything that we need for our s…

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Methodist Hospitals: Changing the Way Healthcare is Delivered in Northwest Indiana
Methodist Hospitals: Changing the Way Healthcare is Delivered in Northwest Indiana

Methodist Hospitals is changing the way healthcare is delivered in Northwest Indiana. To accomplish that, the hospital’s goal is to create the…

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Cardiac Rehab partners with SilverSneakers
Cardiac Rehab partners with SilverSneakers

The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyle…

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30 years leading the hospitality industry
30 years leading the hospitality industry

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (SSCVA) celebrates their 30th anniversary this year, and in those three decades, they have b…

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Training and Building for the Region’s Future
Training and Building for the Region’s Future

The International Brotherhood Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 697 has a state-of-the-art headquarters, offering leading edge training programs…

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Dr. Bethany Cataldi’s  Individual Approach  Tailored to Patients’  Unique Needs
Dr. Bethany Cataldi’s Individual Approach Tailored to Patients’ Unique Needs

Dr. Bethany Cataldi’s Center for Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC was established in Northwest Indiana to offer the region compr…

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Shop for Your Loan as Carefully as Your Car
Shop for Your Loan as Carefully as Your Car

Even though most people need to finance the purchase of a car over time, many do not realize that it can be just as important to shop around f…

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A Legacy of Innovation and Community Dedication for the Region
A Legacy of Innovation and Community Dedication for the Region

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) was organized in St. Louis in November, 1891. In June, 1911, Local Union 697 was in…

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BILL MASTERSON JR.: Our collective progress is the best measure of individual achievement
BILL MASTERSON JR.: Our collective progress is the best measure of individual achievement

This is the biggest and most successful business development, progress and innovation section we have published in the history of the Times Me…

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Leaders continue to emerge in Northwest Indiana
WILLIAM NANGLE: Leaders continue to emerge in Northwest Indiana

It’s people who make Northwest Indiana special.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
NWI, like rest of state, poised for greatness
NWI, like rest of state, poised for greatness

For many Americans, today is a time of uncertainty. But while many of our sister states are struggling our state is poised for great things.

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Grow economy through investment, collaboration
Grow economy through investment, collaboration

Today, I write as a devoted lifelong resident of Northwest Indiana and challenge us to relish in risk-taking once again, making real a vision …

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NWI needs health facilities, better data
NWI needs health facilities, better data

All who are interested in health or health care in Northwest Indiana should read the section on health in the 2012 Quality of Life Indicators …

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Construction sector likely to improve slightly
Construction sector likely to improve slightly

Because there is a lack of good data sources on future construction activity, forecasting construction spending is an “ear to the ground” and …

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Industry ready for another productive year
Industry ready for another productive year

Northwest Indiana industries continue to show strength and resilience, regardless of the challenges we face as individual companies or as one …

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Faith exhibited in many diverse ways in region
Faith exhibited in many diverse ways in region

To be given the task of writing about the state of faith in Northwest Indiana is a daunting task at best. To sum up, in a few paragraphs and w…

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Continue to include environment in our plans
Continue to include environment in our plans

The new year brings an opportunity to reflect on 2012 and consider the environmental concerns we will face in the new year.

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Nonprofit organizations can expect growth, complex challenges
Nonprofit organizations can expect growth, complex challenges

When asked by The Times to look into our crystal ball and forecast the future of the region’s nonprofit sector, we can predict two things for …

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Parks enhance our quality of life

Northwest Indiana is fortunate to have a variety of local agencies that strive to make our community a better place to live. And I am fortunat…

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Resident input helps shape INDOT transportation projects
Resident input helps shape INDOT transportation projects

The Indiana Department of Transportation takes its mission to plan, build, maintain and operate a superior transportation system seriously. Th…

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Onward, upward with the arts
Onward, upward with the arts

One Region's recent Quality of Life Indicators Report gave the arts and culture sector the report’s only upwardly trending indicator of our re…

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Business poised to pick up in region this year
Business poised to pick up in region this year

Last year was a roller coaster year for the business community in Northwest Indiana as we were faced with daily headlines touting such economi…

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Gary is showing proof of new day for city
Gary is showing proof of new day for city

In January 2012, I began my tenure as mayor of Gary. While it is an honor and privilege to gain the confidence of citizens, it is, at times, a…

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Visitor spending means big business in NWI
Visitor spending means big business in NWI

I was lucky enough last summer to enjoy a wonderful vacation, one with plenty of beach time, lots of great hiking, fun attractions and dining …

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Top-tier entertainment a bargain across NWI
Top-tier entertainment a bargain across NWI

Northwest Indiana offers a great variety of first-class entertainment.

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Law enforcement, public must work together
Law enforcement, public must work together

So what is law enforcement in the region facing this year? Well, drugs, gangs and increased senseless violence come to mind.

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One Region is bringing three counties together
One Region is bringing three counties together

One Region, the organization formed last spring after the merger of the former Quality of Life Council and One Region One Vision, had a very s…

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Focus on college and career ready students
Focus on college and career ready students

Educators in Northwest Indiana entered 2012 with their eyes sharply focused on helping their students grow and learn. Educator roles included …

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Region makes strides on environmental issues
Region makes strides on environmental issues

The members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 697 have taken practicing what they preach to a new level.

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