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Geography Of Indiana

ANDREA NEAL: Limestone legacy a best-kept Hoosier secret

ANDREA NEAL: Limestone legacy a best-kept Hoosier secret

It is one of Indiana’s best-kept secrets.

July 15, 2014 11:16 am
Manufacturing a future: Region's economy has been evolving

Manufacturing a future: Region's economy has been evolving

Northwest Indiana was forged largely on steel, and its lunch-pail identity is welded to the metal made in the blaze of the mills that loom over the lakeshore. But today's new jobs are more likely to be found in suburban business parks and health care facilities.

March 22, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Steelworker program preparing next-generation workers

Steelworker program preparing next-generation workers

Automated systems have replaced thousands of workers at the steel mills that ring the southern shore of Lake Michigan over the last few decades.

March 22, 2014 3:30 pm

UGN chooses Ohio over Indiana

VALPARAISO | Indiana lost out on a new plant that an auto parts maker plans to build in Ohio.

March 18, 2014 12:00 pm
Chicago metro leads nation in major business investments

Chicago metro leads nation in major business investments

Businesses are choosing to invest in the Chicago metro area more than anywhere else in the United States.

March 16, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Manufacturers looking forward to improving conditions

Manufacturers looking forward to improving conditions

If the economy were a poker table, Northwest Indiana would be all in for manufacturing.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

PORTAGE | In 2013, the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor was the busiest it had been in years.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

AM Manufacturing Co. to invest $2.28 million in Munster

MUNSTER | Another south suburban Chicago business has crossed the state line, and moved into a former mattress factory just across the border.

March 11, 2014 1:00 pm
New leader tapped for NWI Forum

New leader tapped for NWI Forum

A new leader will take the reins at the Northwest Indiana Forum, a privately funded economic development agency.

March 03, 2014 11:15 am

State is accepting nominations for Company to Watch awards

Indiana is looking for few good businesses.

February 28, 2014 5:00 am

IT firm joins Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE | An information technology management firm has moved into the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana business incubator in Merrillville.

February 26, 2014 3:00 pm
Former Merrillville town councilman indicted on forgery charge

Former Merrillville town councilman indicted on forgery charge

MERRILLVILLE | A grand jury indicted a former Merrillville town councilman on a charge of forgery.

February 21, 2014 9:15 pm

Weiss Entities names new executive, plans move to Chicago

MERRILLVILLE | A real estate and retail development and property management firm has hired a new chief financial officer, as it plans to move company leaders downtown Chicago.

February 10, 2014 11:30 am
Video challenge sets sights on inspiring young innovators

Video challenge sets sights on inspiring young innovators

GARY | A short video challenge for high school students has no less a lofty goal than inspiring the next Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs. 

February 06, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Portage's snowplow controversy hasn't blown over yet

Portage's snowplow controversy hasn't blown over yet

PORTAGE | Portage's "plowgate" controversy is raging on.

January 25, 2014 6:39 pm
Illinois ranks 2nd, Ind. places 3rd in outbound migration

Illinois ranks 2nd, Ind. places 3rd in outbound migration

Jeff and Linda Hlista lived in a tri-level house in Oak Lawn up until a few years ago, when a property tax bill that was once $1,000 a year rose to a hefty $5,500.

January 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Region's manufacturing focus accounts for slow growth, jobs deficit

Region's manufacturing focus accounts for slow growth, jobs deficit

Northwest Indiana grew at a slower pace than the state and nation last year, partly because of the heavy concentration in manufacturing.

January 19, 2014 6:00 am
Businesses in Gary and Merrillville earn statewide awards

Businesses in Gary and Merrillville earn statewide awards

Two small businesses from Northwest Indiana got statewide recognition for their entrepreneurial spirit and economic contributions.

January 14, 2014 1:00 pm
Mayor hints at big announcement, outlines progress

Mayor hints at big announcement, outlines progress

GARY | The White House plans to announce an unprecedented level of federal support for the city of Gary later this week, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said.

January 13, 2014 2:20 pm Photos

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NAI Hiffman facilitates Michigan City expansion, new Munster office

NAI Hiffman facilitates Michigan City expansion, new Munster office

A building supply company in Michigan City is expanding, and a mechanical contracting firm is adding a new Munster office.

December 25, 2013 11:30 am
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