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Public corruption could crush economic growth

I recently read about our local federal attorney indicting a gargantuan number of politically connected hacks (all Democrats?) over the recent years. The following day, there was a series on businesses opting to relocate from Illinois to Wisconsin instead of Northwest Indiana. A number of re…

September 30, 2014 12:00 am

Highland police seek donations for Crime Watch prizes

HIGHLAND | The Highland Police department is asking businesses to donate gift cards/certificates for $5 to be awarded as door prizes at Crime Watch meetings.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Crisis Center Inc. operates local Safe Place program

Safe Place Week is an effort to increase awareness about the importance of youth safety and the dangers young people face when they are in crisis situations.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Lawmakers question Illinois' corporate tax breaks

CHICAGO | Lawmakers on Friday questioned the effectiveness of the tax breaks Illinois gives companies to keep or create jobs, with one legislator saying there's little evidence the incentives work and another calling the current system "insanity."

January 17, 2014 4:26 pm
Back in business after monday deep freeze

Back in business after monday deep freeze

Many businesses along Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso have reopened Tuesday following below-zero temperatures on Monday.

January 07, 2014 2:08 pm
Back in business after monday deep freeze

Back in business after monday deep freeze

Dan and Carrie Curran cut hair Tuesday for Nathan Radelman, 14, and his grandfather Ketih Radelman at D & C Barber Shop on Roosevelt Road in Valparaiso. They reopened their shop Tuesday after the below-zero temperatures and snow kept them and many local businesses closed on Monday. They …

January 07, 2014 2:08 pm
Harsh winter to blame for stalled economic progress

Harsh winter to blame for stalled economic progress

Businesses along Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso, shown here, and around the region had to deal with their share of snow and below-zero temperatures this winter. Every component of the Northwest Indiana ndex fell during the first two months of the year, when Northwest Indiana residents and…

January 07, 2014 2:08 pm

Lakefront liquor license plan limited to Whiting

INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee made Whiting the sole beneficiary of a plan allowing additional liquor licenses at new restaurants adjacent to Lake Michigan.

March 20, 2013 3:30 pm

Pence signs first law — a tax cut for farmers

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law Wednesday a property tax shift that will save Hoosier farmers $57 million, but leave property taxes unchanged for homeowners and businesses.

February 27, 2013 7:30 pm Related

Bayh-Donnelly Thursday event is switched to E.C. business

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., will campaign with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in East Chicago.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am

Bayh to hit campaign trail with Donnelly in Whiting this week

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., will campaign with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly Thursday afternoon in Whiting.

August 20, 2012 5:15 pm

Gubernatorial candidates promote job plans

INDIANAPOLIS | The top candidates for Indiana governor on Thursday each released plans they claimed will lead to more jobs for Hoosier workers.

August 16, 2012 6:00 pm Related

Businesses support Toys for Tots drive

Several local businesses are pitching in to help the annual Toys for Tots drive by accepting donations at their locations.

November 19, 2011 12:00 am

Short-lived downtown Hobart brewery shutting down

HOBART | Brickworks Brewing Co. brewer Brandon Muha said that when the business closes its doors tonight, it will be for good.

July 16, 2010 12:00 am
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