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Nothing reinforces disparaging comments about the Hoosier Holy Land ignoring the far corners of the state quite like Senate Bill 91.
HOBART | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will speak at the noon Feb. 13 Chamber of Commerce luncheon to be held at Ambassador Banquets on U.S. 6.
Don’t look for Mike Pence in Northwest Indiana any time before Election Day.
MERRILLVILLE | Indiana political leaders should spend less time debating social issues and more time worrying about creating jobs, repairing the state's infrastructure and attaining a living wage for Hoosier workers.
The Illiana Expressway seems to be getting closer to reality. It should; it was envisioned more than a century ago.
How do you define "the region"? It's not as easy as it sounds.
Advocates for improving traffic flow in Northwest Indiana and the south Chicago suburbs will get a chance Wednesday to voice their support for the planned Illiana Expressway.
Looking over the roster of business leaders that are on our list this issue, I couldn't help but notice the mix of well-known and lesser-known names as well as the diversity in ages, cultural background and gender. Learning about our top professionals impressed me even more with the flexibil…
MERRILLVILLE | Borrowing a phrase from the card game of poker, college professor and business owner Eugene Smotkin is all in, literally.
The tri-state Chicago area is in jeopardy of falling behind other global economic powerhouses despite its large size and national importance, according to results released Friday from a study led by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
The tri-state Chicago area is in jeopardy of falling behind other global economic powerhouses despite its large size and national importance, according to a new study led by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Mark Maassel, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum, makes sure the world knows that NWI is more than just a great place to visit, live, work and raise a family-it's a prime location for private and commercial business/industry.
We all know people with successful careers and we know that it is not automatic that their lives are successful too. Often success in life is achieved by giving back. The dedicated leaders we honor each year in our Business & Industry Hall of Fame have not only reached the top of their p…
VALPARAISO | A panel of academics and business leaders Wednesday pledged to continue researching how to ignite development in Northwest Indiana during its presentation of regional economic and educational statistics.
Faithful listeners of Chicago public radio's WBEZ 91.5 are probably familiar with the dulcet tones of Michael Puente, who is the radio reporter for all the pertinent news coming out of Northwest Indiana and even farther afield. Whether it's a recent mayoral race in Gary, the season opening o…
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's major study of the greater Chicago area -- from southeast Wisconsin to Northwest Indiana -- is one more effort to chart a course for the area's future.
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is leading an effort with an internationally recognized firm across state lines to analyze the region's combined economic impact.
Northwest Indiana and Northeast Illinois are both part of the same metropolitan area. Goods and people travel freely between them. So both regions should coordinate their infrastructure planning.
Much has been made of the educational background of Gary's Democratic mayoral nominee.
U.S. Steel's investment in Gary helped the Chicago area lead the nation in rankings for economic development projects.
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