If it seems like your grocery store bills are getting bigger, you're not imagining it: food prices are on the rise, and poised to go higher.
Stan Stefanski, of Highland, is the owner of Big Frank's Sausage, 1417 Carrol St., in East Chicago, which is prized as one of Northwest Indiana's combo Polish deli-grocery-restaurants.
Local grocery store operators Melissa Diaz and Mark Musleh emphasize competitive pricing, community awareness and customer rapport at their establishments.
For thousands of people living in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs, restricted access to nutritious, high-quality food is prevalent.
Ashley Bradley, with her 2-year-old son Kareem Marcus in tow, couldn't help but shake her head while walking past the food store closest to her home.
LAPORTE | LaPorte police are investigating a robbery of a woman in a Kroger parking lot.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two state lawmakers hope 2012 is the year Hoosiers finally will be allowed to purchase alcohol from retailers on Sundays and buy cold beer at places other than package liquor stores.
CEDAR LAKE | Plans for a new grocery store in Cedar Lake advanced smoothly this past week.
CEDAR LAKE | The grocery chain Strack & Van Til presented a site plan for a new store at Lincoln Plaza during the Cedar Lake Plan Commission's Wednesday work session.
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CROWN POINT | With two children who must eat gluten-free food, it was important to Eric and Ann Mosak to find a grocery store with a variety of gluten-free options.
If you ever had an economics class, the phrase "supply and demand" might sound familiar to you, but when you're pacing the aisles of the grocery store, do you ever think back to those days when you were sitting in your econ class doodling in your notebook?
LOWELL | By the end of March, Strack & Van Til officials hope to have completed extensive remodeling of the former Wilco County Market that will bring it in line with the company's other stores. David Wilkinson, Strack & Van Til president and CEO, said the company is investing more t…
GLENWOOD | A full-service grocery store could open in the Glenwood Town Center this summer if certain financial incentives can be met.
INDIANAPOLIS | A statewide coalition of grocery, drug and convenience stores will try again to change Indiana law on carry-out alcohol sales and cold beer sales.
STACKS OF LIFE - - This recreated scene of a small town grocery story in Indiana in the 1940s is part of a new exhibit called "You Are There" at the Indiana Historical Society's History Center in Indianapolis. (Image courtesy of Indiana Historical Society)
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