MERRILLVILLE | Business owners who are even contemplating an investment should put aside any lingering reservations and act now, according to a leading economist.
Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is going where its shopper are: online.
As cold weather approaches we look stock ingredients to make soups, casseroles and stews, giving us sustenance and warmth as fall slides way too quickly into winter. Outside, squirrels are able to stock up on nuts and bears hibernate without eating anything at all. But what about our feather…
Turf grass may be an attractive groundcover for homeowners but it doesn't hold much appeal for pollinators.
Cozying up in a favorite sweater is one of the distinct pleasures of autumn.
Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday.
PORTAGE | The author of a study on the link between water and Indiana's economy is calling on region environmental leaders to push for a state planner dedicated to turning the data into action.
The stock market needs to see a therapist.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening labor market that could help blunt worries about the impact of weak global growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the average number of applications in the past month to an eight-year low.
Northwest Indiana casino revenues dropped 7.7 percent in September as compared to September 2013, marking the 10th straight month the total take at the five casinos has dropped on a year-over-year basis.
PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — President Barack Obama has arrived in Evansville for a visit to tout his administration's efforts to boost the nation's manufacturing sector.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.
GARY | President Barack Obama boarded Air Force One at the Gary/Chicago International Airport on Thursday afternoon and headed back to Washington after less than 24 hours in the area.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, as the total number of beneficiaries dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years.
Fresh back from a tour of high-growth U.S. cities, Indiana Economic Development Corp. president Eric Doden on Wednesday told Northwest Indiana leaders something you don't hear often from Indiana officials.
Indiana Economic Development Corp. President Eric Doden will talk about the Regional Cities Initiative at the Northwest Indiana Forum at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, a sign that the job market is strengthening.
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