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Lake Station chamber hosts house decorating contest

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Christmas holiday house decorating contest.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Rebuilding Together projects need volunteers for Saturday

Volunteers are needed for the Hobart/Lake Station-sponsored Rebuilding Together work day Saturday.

September 22, 2013 12:05 am

Record earnings welcome at region banks

Several regionally based banks had a strong 2012 as improved economic conditions allowed banks to boost lending on track to earning record profits.

January 25, 2013 12:00 pm

Hobart Fourth of July Memory Books ready at chamber office

HOBART | The 2012 Hobart Fourth of July Memory Books are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 1001 Lillian St.

June 21, 2012 12:00 am

USW lauds decision on steel pipe imports

In a unanimous 6-to-0 vote Thursday, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted to continue levying duties on circular welded pipe and tube imports from seven countries.

June 15, 2012 4:00 pm
Confident job seekers aplenty at Times job fair

Confident job seekers aplenty at Times job fair

GARY | Despite being laid off from his job last year, Alex Chirambo, of Portage, said Friday he is confident he will be able to find work soon.

June 08, 2012 5:00 pm Related

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EDITORIAL: Buy NWI, but not specific neighborhoods

The Northwest Indiana Federation understandably is concerned about how to provide jobs to people living in neighborhoods hit hard by unemployment and poverty. Its suggested method, however, needs some tweaking.

August 04, 2011 12:00 am
Calumet survives West Side rally in Gates Classic

Calumet survives West Side rally in Gates Classic

GARY | Calumet's Marcus Jackson was 'dialed in' on the mound, and there wasn't much West Side could do to stop him in the early going.

April 02, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Portage contributes to community profile

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission approved contributing $1,500 Wednesday toward the publication of the newest community profile.

March 25, 2011 12:00 am
Hobart mayor to give address at March 15 chamber luncheon

Hobart mayor to give address at March 15 chamber luncheon

HOBART| Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor will give his State of the City address during the noon Chamber of Commerce luncheon March 15.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am

Hammond Development Corp. takes over incubator management

The Hammond Development Corp. is now managing the Hammond INnovation Center and has moved its business training programs to the center's offices.

January 15, 2011 12:00 am

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Big projects mark new year

Indianapolis will mark the New Year with the opening of three major developments. The Simon Family Tower at Riley Hospital for Children officially comes online late this month, and the JW Marriott and Indiana Convention Center expansion will follow in February. Scott Miller, CEO of Develop I…

January 04, 2011 12:00 am

EYE ON THE PIE: Tax cuts are not efficient as a job stimulus

Many of the best minds in the nation are endorsing the latest stimulus package, which retains the Bush tax cuts and reduces workers' Social Security contributions by nearly one-third.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
Calls continue to restore unemployment extensions

Calls continue to restore unemployment extensions

Two years ago, Lansing resident Barbara McKinney lost her job working as a receptionist for the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. Ever since, McKinney's attempts to find a job have been met with resistance as she and her husband have been hit with health problems and hospitalizations.

December 16, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Job search assistance for seniors offered

PORTAGE | Senior citizens who want to work can learn whether they qualify for Experience Works at an informational session from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 21 at the Portage WorkOne office, 1575 Adler Circle, Suite A.

December 14, 2010 12:00 am
Luncheon touts benefits of regional busing

Luncheon touts benefits of regional busing

HIGHLAND | Elected officials and community leaders gathered to hear about and advocate for the benefits of consolidated busing during a luncheon hosted by the Regional Bus Authority on Friday at the Wicker Park Social Club.

December 11, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Gary Chamber schedules holiday celebration

GARY | The monthly Gary Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be replaced in December by a holiday celebration.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Cummins making big investment in Turkey

Columbus-based Cummins Inc. said it will invest $70 million in a multiphased manufacturing operation in Turkey. The engine maker expects to employ 800 people in that country within five years.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am

Sign up for holiday decorating competition in Lake Station

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce again will sponsor a Christmas Holiday House and Business Decorating Contest.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am

Report: State attracts record life sciences investments

A new report released Tuesay from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. and BioCrossroads shows Indiana has received investment commitments for more than 4,000 jobs from life sciences firms this year.

December 08, 2010 12:00 am
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