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Portage puts storm-chasing contractors on final notice

PORTAGE | Out-of-the-area contractors who have descended on the city since a destructive storm May 11 were given a final notice Tuesday.

May 27, 2014 8:15 pm
Popa Heating & Cooling remains committed to serving loyal customers

Popa Heating & Cooling remains committed to serving loyal customers

Located in Northwest Indiana’s very own ‘downtown Mayberry’, Popa Heating & Cooling in Highland attracts its share of passersby. Some stop in for a cup of coffee. Others enjoy some casual conversation. And no matter how long they stay, most can’t get over how nicely decorated the front o…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Accident kills contractor at ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

A Valparaiso man who was working as a contractor at the ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor West steel mill in East Chicago was killed in an accident Wednesday morning. Two other contractors were injured.

November 13, 2013 4:00 pm
Enbridge gets OK to move forward with pipeline

Enbridge gets OK to move forward with pipeline

A federal agency has approved the the first Indiana segment of a pipeline that will pass through the region while carrying Canadian crude oil to Midwestern refineries.

August 27, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Salinas gets 42 months for political bribes

HAMMOND | Former Hammond City Councilman Al Salinas pleaded for leniency Tuesday, hoping his 20 years in public service would abate a stiff prison sentence for his federal bribery crimes.

August 13, 2013 5:15 pm

EDITORIAL: VA subcontractors' payments still MIA

It is just shy of two years since the Adam Benjamin Jr. Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Crown Point opened. Since then, the medical staff has been healing patients in the facility, which is nearly twice the size of the old building. But festering financial wounds remain untreated.

July 18, 2013 12:00 am
VA checks not in the mail

VA checks not in the mail

The work was finished nearly two years ago, but outstanding bills still haven't been paid to many of the subcontractors that built a new Veterans Affairs clinic in Crown Point.

July 13, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Dyer contractor fixes landscaping for Hobart homeowners

Dyer contractor fixes landscaping for Hobart homeowners

HOBART | A Dyer contractor returned to Hobart this past week to restore a collapsed retaining wall after homeowners filed a complaint.

June 14, 2013 6:35 pm Photos

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Man Around the House: TV show host Jason Cameron shares spring yard and house prep tips

Man Around the House: TV show host Jason Cameron shares spring yard and house prep tips

Mary Joan Dickerson of Cedar Lake is a big fan of the cable networks HGTV and DIY, treating the shows and programming about do-it-yourself landscaping and household tips like an at-home classroom.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: 10 steps to the perfect sofa

At Home: 10 steps to the perfect sofa

I still remember my shock and dismay when I realized that sofas had to be bought. Somehow I thought sofas just happened. They always simply showed up in homes, hotels, and offices without explanation or fanfare, like feral kittens or bills.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Fixin' to Sell

At Home: Fixin' to Sell

Maybe it’s because I was the youngest in my family. Maybe it’s because I’m five-foot-three and have a voice like snow white, but I lash out like a cornered rattlesnake when someone doesn’t take me seriously.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: If you can dress, you can decorate

At Home: If you can dress, you can decorate

I know, I know, to many of you the idea of decorating an empty room feels as horrifying as one of those dreams where you're suddenly in public naked. But I'm going to fix that.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Turn Your Closet into a Boutique Just for You

At Home: Turn Your Closet into a Boutique Just for You

Quick: Which room in your house needs attention the most? Kitchen? Bathroom? Garage?

January 24, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: How to sell what where

At Home: How to sell what where

The author of "Garage Sale Millionaire" had come to Orlando to visit theme parks with his wife and 3-year-old son. I took it as a sign. Divine deliverance.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Parents’ possessions put past in perspective

At Home: Parents’ possessions put past in perspective

Like my mother, the Roman God Janus — for whom January is named — had eyes in the back of his head. In fact, he had an entire face on the back of his head, so he could look backward and forward at once. This feature earned him the distinction of “god of doors.” He ruled comings and goings.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: Resolving to repurpose

At Home: Resolving to repurpose

This time of year I always feel a little sick to my stomach, and not just because of those midnight romps at the dessert buffet with the bottomless glass of Prosecco. (Do they make a combo antacid headache tablet?)

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
At Home: A Look Back at Lessons Learned 2012, Part 2

At Home: A Look Back at Lessons Learned 2012, Part 2

A look back at the lessons the year served up reveals I once again had my share of jams, upheavals and awakenings. I faithfully reported these with what I hope some would call humor served with a dollop of advice on the side.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Debt Dip Spells Housing Gain

Debt Dip Spells Housing Gain

October 03, 2012 1:46 pm
Doom and gloom: Olympic wins trump critics

Doom and gloom: Olympic wins trump critics

LONDON | For skeptics, the Olympics were deliciously doomed: London's transport network would surely fail, Britain's athletes would flop, rain would prevail and terrorists would strike. But then the sun came out after months of sodden skies, vehicles moved briskly, there were no attacks and …

August 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Replenishing the skills pipeline

Replenishing the skills pipeline

Officials from regional construction trade groups want to increase participation in training programs to build the knowledge base for the current and next generation of industry leaders.

June 03, 2012 12:00 am
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