INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura plans to aggressively move ahead on new lakefront development projects now that the city has six additional alcohol sales permits.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will be 30 years old on July 1. Throughout my tenure as president/CEO of the organization, we have led the region's hospitality industry in a wide array of issues, and I can assure you we have no intention of resting on our laurels now.
PORTAGE | The BP gas station at the Portage plaza of the Indiana Toll Road was robbed at knife point early Thursday, police said.
WHITING | The $3.8 billion BP Whiting refinery project is set to wrap up later this year and layoffs of involved construction workers are expected.
Three local projects are among the Midwest Top Project Starts of 2012 named in the April issue of Engineering News-Record Midwest magazine.
As you have probably seen in the paper the past few weeks, the Tolleston project (which is remodeling the old Tolleston building into a new Boys & Girls Club) is well underway and should be open for business in October.
GARY | Federal, state and local officials are investigating an apparent oil leak into a major drainage ditch flowing through Calumet Township, Griffith, Highland and Munster.
Contractors walk to a job site at the BP Whiting Refinery in 2011. Indiana's unemployment rate increased slightly in February, up 0.1 percent from January to 8.7 percent, according to government data released Friday.
GARY | Mark Turner, of Crown Point, lost his job when Wonder Bread went out of business in November.
Longshoremen unload pieces of the world's most powerful crawler crane from a ship last July at the Port of Indiana in Portage. Shipping and industry are a key part of life in Portage.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, shown during calm waters last September, is a popular spot during high winds, when waves are spectacular.
BP's disaster is only the latest visible evidence of decades of oil and gas industry abuse of the Gulf of Mexico.
Longshoremen unload pieces of a crawler crane from a ship at the Port of Indiana in Portage. Northwest Indiana could begin to feel the effects of the national economic recovery in six months, with the NWI Leading Index forecasting weak but positive growth ahead, according to Micah Pollak, an…
Shipping is a vital part of Northwest Indiana's economy, as this September photo of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal shows.
Northwest Indiana industries continue to show strength and resilience, regardless of the challenges we face as individual companies or as one industrial region. Significant investments in current operations, expanded facilities and new incoming business announcements gave 2012 some of its gr…
A portion of the BP expansion project at Whiting Refinery is shown in this September aerial photo. The BP project is the largest in Indiana history.
INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting's dreams of a lakefront development filled with restaurants, hotels and other amenities got a boost Tuesday from the Indiana Senate, which voted 41-8 to send Senate Bill 173 to the House.
A recent federal ruling paints a picture of the national alternative-fuels scene that closely mirrors what Lake County has experienced for four years in its trash-to-ethanol plan: lots of promises and no results.
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