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Local law firms earn U.S. News & World Report rankings

A few local law firms made U.S. News & World Report's list of the Best Law Firms of 2014.

December 26, 2013 4:00 pm
Hoosier and German in Jasper and Huntingburg

Hoosier and German in Jasper and Huntingburg

A while back I wrote a book titled Jasper and Huntingburg, about two distinctively different but disintinctly Southern Indiana towns. Huntington might best be known as the setting for several movies including “A League of Their Own” and “The Rain” with Morgan Freeman and Christian Slater. Ja…

October 26, 2012 2:59 pm

Troopers cite 437 motorists in impaired driving crackdown

Indiana State Police issued more than 430 traffic citations locally over the weekend as part of a statewide initiative to enforce laws against impaired driving.

September 18, 2012 12:00 am

1 airlifted, 3 taken to hospital after rollover on Interstate 65

FAIR OAKS | An Indianapolis man was seriously injured and three passengers from East Chicago were hospitalized after a one-car crash Friday on Interstate 65 north of the Fair Oaks exit.

August 03, 2012 10:15 pm
Northwest Indiana Forum Promotes Region Advantages

Northwest Indiana Forum Promotes Region Advantages

Mark Maassel, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum, makes sure the world knows that NWI is more than just a great place to visit, live, work and raise a family-it's a prime location for private and commercial business/industry.

March 05, 2012 12:00 am
Valpo chamber's Richards named exec of the year

Valpo chamber's Richards named exec of the year

VALPARAISO | In what is a first for Northwest Indiana, Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce President Rex Richards has been named state Chamber Executive of the Year.

February 21, 2012 12:00 am

Utility advocate wants public comment on water rate hikes

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is seeking public comment on two proposed water rate hikes, one in Merrillville.

February 16, 2012 3:45 pm

Rural NWI communities selected for USDA program

A team of rural communities in Porter, LaPorte, Jasper and Starke counties has been selected for a federal program that will help the communities create economic development plans.

August 29, 2011 4:30 pm

Chicagoland Chamber leads report to determine economic impact of tri-state area

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is leading an effort with an internationally recognized firm across state lines to analyze the region's combined economic impact.

June 20, 2011 7:00 pm

Snowfall on edge of breaking record

Up to 5 inches of snow were expected by this morning in the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana, with 6 inches or more forecast for areas to the south.

February 24, 2011 6:39 am

Planning commission to receive $166,884 from feds

WASHINGTON | The Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission received $166,884 to establish an economic development plan. The award from the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce was announced Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind.

February 08, 2011 1:30 pm

Blizzard ranks as third worst in Chicago-area history, so far

The blizzard that began dumping snow across the region Tuesday afternoon currently ranks as the third worst in Chicago history, officials said.

February 02, 2011 9:21 am

Winter's coldest weather on the way; schools delay Friday classes

The season's lowest temperatures are set to blow into the region tonight, with wind chills expected to drop to 25 degrees below zero.

January 21, 2011 12:00 am
2010 Year In Review

2010 Year In Review

Andrean High School's Vince Tornincasa celebrates with other members of the 59'ers after clinching the 3A Boys Baseball State Championship game against the Jasper Wildcats June 19 at Victory Field.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
Couple opens in-home care agency in Valparaiso

Couple opens in-home care agency in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Managing a chronic illness or ailment that comes with aging can be both physically and emotionally consuming.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
Couple opens in-home care agency in Valparaiso

Couple opens in-home care agency in Valparaiso

A new Valparaiso business hopes to provide comfort to those in need of in-home care. ComForcare's non-medical home care services include meal preparation, medication reminders, Alzheimer's care, bathing, light housekeeping and more.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
NWI Forum lifts interim title for top leader

NWI Forum lifts interim title for top leader

Nearly a year after being named to the position on an interim basis, the Northwest Indiana Forum confirmed Mark Maassel as president and chief executive of the organization.

December 17, 2010 3:45 pm
Weather causes accidents, power outages across region

Weather causes accidents, power outages across region

Nasty weather glazed roads, tore down power lines and draped a haze of white across the region Sunday that contributed to dozens of car accidents.

December 13, 2010 12:00 am Photos


NWI Forum expands regional service territory

The Northwest Indiana Forum's board of directors voted to expand the group's service territory to Jasper, Newton and Pulaski counties.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am

Snow tapers off, but lake-effect snow still possible

The snow that began falling in the early morning hours caused numerous crashes, slide offs and spin outs on area roads Saturday, but police reported no major accidents.

December 04, 2010 4:18 pm
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