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CN to close White Oak Ave. crossing beginning Monday

MUNSTER | The Canadian National Railway is closing the at-grade crossing at White Oak Avenue, just south of 45th Street, for improvements from Monday to May 2.

April 14, 2014 11:00 pm
Trains roll on in region

Trains roll on in region

A Times analysis of Canadian National operating reports for February shows blockages of 10 minutes or more have tripled during the past two years

April 12, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Valpo OKs contract for pedestrian crossings at CN tracks

VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved a contract with TranSystems Friday to design pedestrian crossings at seven Canadian National railroad tracks locations.

March 28, 2014 3:00 pm

Blocked rail crossings rile Munster officials

MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council wants answers from Canadian National Railway regarding a nearly 11-hour blockage Friday of a rail crossing on White Oak Avenue near 45th Street.

March 12, 2014 4:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

The 1912 Grand Trunk depot in Valparaiso is a historic building and should be saved. Even better is a plan to turn this into a learning experience.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am

Traffic volume, noise increase since rail lines switch hands, residents claim

DYER | Train traffic has doubled and the noise level has increased since Canadian National Railway bought the former EJ&E line in 2009, several hundred Dyer residents say.

November 16, 2013 10:00 pm
Future clearer for Calumet Avenue overhaul in Munster

Future clearer for Calumet Avenue overhaul in Munster

MUNSTER | For drivers battling an increased number of long trains on railroad tracks and heavy traffic along Calumet Avenue and two portions of 45th Avenue, the proposed underpass/overpass project  probably can’t start soon enough.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Rail crossing repairs to close part of Chicago Avenue this week

EAST CHICAGO | Repairs to the Canadian National Railway crossing at Chicago Avenue will close part of the road this week.

August 17, 2013 8:00 pm

M'ville awaits repairs at rail crossings

MERRILLVILLE | The town could receive improvements to multiple Canadian National Railway crossings.

February 27, 2013 8:15 pm
Griffith a great place to live, work or visit

Griffith a great place to live, work or visit

There are a number of things that make Griffith a great place to live, work or visit.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Canadian National merges local railroads

Canadian National Railway has completed a merger of its EJ&E Railway into its Wisconsin Central subsidiary, in a move the company said will have no impact on extensive improvements it pledged when it acquired the EJ&E in 2009.

December 31, 2012 2:15 pm

Valparaiso Schools reaffirms Berta as leader

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso School Board President Mark Maassel began Tuesday night’s meeting with a moment of silence to remember the lives lost in Newtown, Conn.

December 18, 2012 8:49 pm

Valpo board hears 2013 stormwter budget plan

VALPARAISO | The city expects to be more than halfway through the "Super 17" stormwater project list by the end of 2013, including the first phase of the Chautauqua Park flood relief system.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am
VIDEO: Freeman-Wilson discusses airport, CN

VIDEO: Freeman-Wilson discusses airport, CN

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson spoke with the media about the agreement reached between Gary/Chicago International Airport and Canadian National Railway Co.

March 26, 2012 2:11 pm

EDITORIAL: Get rail relocation project on track

Gary/Chicago International Airport was identified years ago as a leading economic engine for Northwest Indiana. But those prospects remain tied to the train tracks, just like damsel in distress Nell in the old "Dudley Do-Right" cartoons.

March 01, 2012 12:00 am
IEDC attracts 219 businesses this year promising 19,080 jobs

IEDC attracts 219 businesses this year promising 19,080 jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's economic development agency this year attracted 219 companies promising 19,080 new jobs and $2.7 billion in capital investment.

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Getting Indiana more looks

Getting Indiana more looks

INDIANAPOLIS | Dan Hasler, the new executive director of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, bleeds to bring new businesses and jobs to Northwest Indiana.

November 21, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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IDOT details U.S. 30 rail overpass plans

LYNWOOD | A highway overpass at U.S. 30 and EJ&E tracks could be under construction as soon as 2014 in plans the Illinois Department of Transportation unveiled Tuesday night at a public hearing at Sandridge School.

November 15, 2011 11:30 am
Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize jobs

Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize jobs

"An era of greater opportunity has begun" for Northwest Indiana communities willing to seize it, Gov. Mitch Daniels told 320 people at a Munster Chamber of Commerce event. But corruption in local government remains a barrier, he said.

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Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize job opportunities

Daniels encourages Northwest Indiana to seize job opportunities

MUNSTER | Gov. Mitch Daniels told 320 people Tuesday afternoon at a Munster Chamber of Commerce event that "an era of greater opportunity has begun" for Northwest Indiana communities willing to seize it.

August 23, 2011 5:45 pm Photos

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