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E.C. police still investigating attack on Indiana Harbor men

EAST CHICAGO | Police on Monday were continuing to investigate a shooting that wounded two men last week in East Chicago's Indiana Harbor neighborhood.

August 11, 2014 7:53 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Steel is essential part of new economic path

GUEST COMMENTARY: Steel is essential part of new economic path

Recent reports addressing the decline in steel jobs in Northwest Indiana fail to paint a complete picture. What’s missing in discussions of the need for a new economic path is that the steel industry — and ArcelorMittal in particular — is taking the necessary actions to improve our competiti…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Reminiscing about families and roots in 'the Harbor' and EC

I have always said that Indiana Harbor and Whiting are the Calumet Region's cradle of civilization. Having dinner recently with friends we've known for more than 30 years, I was surprised to find that both of their parents came from Indiana Harbor and graduated from Washington High School, a…

August 07, 2014 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal completes $70 million project on nation's largest blast furnace

ArcelorMittal completes $70 million project on nation's largest blast furnace

The biggest blast furnace in the Western Hemisphere is coming back online after a lengthy outage this summer.

August 04, 2014 3:00 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 14: Steel Coil

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 14: Steel Coil

If you're from Northwest Indiana, chances are some relative at some point worked at one of the steel mills.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am Related
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 12: Ship

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 12: Ship

People sometimes describe Indiana as landlocked. They either don't know their geography or don't make it up to Northwest Indiana very often.

July 16, 2014 11:45 pm Related

ArcelorMittal fined $7,000 for fatal accident

EAST CHICAGO | Railings or an attendant outside a sinkhole could have prevented a fatal accident at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, a state investigation found.

July 07, 2014 9:30 am
'Not one ounce of steel is worth an injury'

'Not one ounce of steel is worth an injury'

HAMMOND | Steelworker Chris Cottrell was not feeling too well when he started to get a strange taste in his mouth a few years ago.

April 28, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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ArcelorMittal wins heap of automotive awards

ArcelorMittal is being showered with honors for its work with automakers.

April 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Just a walk around "the Harbor" provided plenty of excitement

Some young adults seem to have difficulty getting their days started. One effect has people kicking and lurching their way out of bed.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am

E.C. approves grant program for North Harbor Business District

EAST CHICAGO | The City Council approved a resolution to establish a facade, sign and awning grant program for the North Harbor Business District.

November 17, 2013 8:00 pm

Visclosky warns shutdown threatens steel industry

A trade commission hearing on illegal steel dumping was cancelled because of the federal government shutdown, and U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky warned it could have ominous repercussions for the local steel industry.

October 03, 2013 4:02 pm

Indiana Harbor had athletic fields, a band shell – and a zoo

We had a variety of diversions in my hometown of Indiana Harbor. The most obvious was our zoo.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from boat in Lake Michigan

HAMMOND | Two people were rescued Monday morning from a boat in Lake Michigan northeast of Indiana Harbor.

September 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Steelmaker, coke producer extend contract

EAST CHICAGO | An Indiana Harbor-based coke plant will continue to furnish the world's largest steelmaker with a raw material it needs to forge metal in East Chicago.

September 09, 2013 11:57 am

Youngsters pushed the limits with surfboards and abandoned cars

One of the practices common in the 1930s was the dumping of abandoned vehicles in empty lots. Naturally, this represented an invitation to youngsters who used those lots for recreation to gravitate toward the vehicles.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
Blast furnace back in action at Indiana Harbor

Blast furnace back in action at Indiana Harbor

A blast furnace is smelting molten metal again after a glitch earlier this month at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, where the Luxembourg-based steelmaker operates two mills.

August 29, 2013 5:40 pm
E.C., Gary launch competing ports proposals

E.C., Gary launch competing ports proposals

East Chicago is vigorously pursuing its proposal for a new $400 million shipping port on Lake Michigan, just as Gary hopes to get a hearing its own proposal for Buffington Harbor.

August 27, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Neighborhood holes were an invitation to digging and pitching

Holes. Much of the Calumet Region’s history can be found in holes. Such daubs of history, however, would be evanescent. Much of it would be whimsical.

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

A blast furnace has gone down at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, the largest steelmaking complex in North America.

August 16, 2013 12:10 pm Photos

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