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LaPorte OKs expanding TIF district for job creation

LAPORTE | A financing mechanism is now in place to pay for developing 137 acres of farmland viewed as having the potential to create up to 1,000 new jobs in LaPorte.

March 20, 2013 12:00 am
Job growth, Fitness Fridays, teamwork make LaPorte great

Job growth, Fitness Fridays, teamwork make LaPorte great

LAPORTE | We’re fortunate in LaPorte to have so many great things to brag about that it’s tough to pick just a few. I can’t tell you how excited I am when I meet new people and get to tell them all about what’s happening in our community. It truly is one of my favorite topics!

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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PEDCO heralds success in 2011

PORTAGE | The Portage Economic Development Corp. doesn't create jobs, president Diane Thalmann said, but it does work with others to bring economic development to the city.

December 06, 2011 6:45 pm

Redevelopment panel payments spawn dispute

PORTAGE | What is normally a quiet meeting turned contentious Wednesday as a Portage Redevelopment Commission member balked at funding the Portage Economic Development Corp. and paying for a marketing flier.

November 30, 2011 7:00 pm
MARK KIESLING: Political contributions likely legal, but not wise

MARK KIESLING: Political contributions likely legal, but not wise

I guess we will only know after the November mayoral election if the flap over Portage Mayor Olga Velazquez had any significance.

October 26, 2011 12:00 am
New firm promises up to 500 jobs in Portage

New firm promises up to 500 jobs in Portage

One of the world's largest manufacturers of solar inverters will relocate its U.S. headquarters to Portage. On Thursday, Fronius promised to create 500 jobs by 2016.

June 25, 2011 4:10 pm Photos

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PEDCO announces Bert Cook as new Executive Director

PEDCO announces Bert Cook as new Executive Director

PORTAGE | Portage Economic Development Corporation (PEDCO) has announced the hiring of Bert Cook as their new Executive Director.

February 23, 2011 10:30 am
Bert Cook hired to run PEDCO

Bert Cook hired to run PEDCO

PORTAGE | Bert Cook, a former Portage resident and 2000 Portage High School graduate, has been hired to lead the Portage Economic Development Corp.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am
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