VALPARAISO | A 38-minute high-speed rail commute to downtown Chicago was part of the incentive offered to encourage the Porter County Council to approve a $20,000 contribution toward the cost of an environmental impact study of a route from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.
ST. JOHN | LeBron James won't be coming to play basketball in St. John, but, if he were, the Sahi home on Winding Trail might be the court fit for the NBA star.
While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.
FORT WAYNE | The party unity helping Hoosier Republicans win control of nearly every statewide elected office for the past decade is beginning to fracture.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Porter County man selected by the Libertarian Party last month to head its 2014 electoral ticket soon officially will have company in the race for Indiana secretary of state.
At least three local hospitals are playing a role in the state's effort to make trauma care accessible for all Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is among 15 states, including Illinois, competing for a $10 billion Boeing airplane manufacturing and assembly facility that could employ up to 8,500 workers by 2024.
The University of Saint Francis (Fort Wayne) football team had its season come to an end Saturday in a 28-14 loss to the University of Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Football Championship Series.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Libertarian Party has emphatically denounced a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
For 30 years he was a dominating figure on the Indiana frontier, at first resisting the white man’s encroachment and later giving in to the inevitable. The historian Calvin Young called him “one of the greatest Indian chiefs of all time.”
Senator Dan Coats was a person who has this legendary status that certain government leaders from Indiana just seemed to acquire. The iconic people you hear about from the Hoosier state like Congressmen Dan Burton (30 years), Lee Hamilton (34 years), Senator Birch Bayh (18 years), Otis Bowen…
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority has started to accept proposals from contractors who want to prepare feasibility studies gauging the need for a trauma center and academic medical center in Northwest Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | While he hasn't finalized any deals that will create jobs for Hoosiers in the near-term, Gov. Mike Pence is confident the relationships he's developed on his Japan trade mission will pay off for Indiana in the long run.
Storied in literature and song, the Wabash is Indiana’s most important river.
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It’s no coincidence that Indiana’s second largest city occupies land that once served as a capital of the Miami Indian Nation. Native Americans chose Fort Wayne for its strategic location. The confluence of three rivers — St. Joseph, St. Marys and Maumee — would prove equally appealing to Fr…
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The news that Indiana is now second in the nation in terms of automotive gross domestic product is reason to cheer.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Auditor Tim Berry was unanimously elected chairman of the Indiana Republican Party on Monday.
Merrillville-based Centier Bank said its first-half profit increased by 24.3 percent over the same time last year to $13.8 million, according to a news release.
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