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State funding for RDA tops One Region's priority list

State funding for RDA tops One Region's priority list

VALPARAISO | Securing state funding for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority in the upcoming legislative session was identified Thursday as the top priority of a region quality-of-life organization.

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EDITORIAL: Declining steel numbers are stark reminder of need for new economic path

The numbers show a staggering decline, especially for longtime region residents who remember when steel was king in Northwest Indiana.

July 29, 2014 12:00 am
PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

Looking over the roster and the resumes of the mid-career success stories that have caught our attention this year, there are some common denominators that stand out in my mind. Whether the names are familiar is not as important as the fact that these are people who have changed the game and…

May 24, 2014 1:18 pm
MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

It's become an all-to-common scene in Lake County: Box-laden dollies being tugged up the metal ramps of moving trucks as folks seek greener pastures elsewhere.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Weighing the cost of the ticket to ride

MARC CHASE: Weighing the cost of the ticket to ride

I want to board the train.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am
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
OFFBEAT: Reader looking for local photo help to honor Vietnam Vets

OFFBEAT: Reader looking for local photo help to honor Vietnam Vets

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am
Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Experience, knowledge and skills are a necessary basis for high achievement, but as any Times Business and Industry Hall of Fame winner will tell you, navigation is a priority even for those who are at the top of the game.

March 09, 2014 1:18 pm
STEVE HANLON: Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?

STEVE HANLON: Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?

Lew Wallace's Branden Dawson throws down a thunderous dunk in the 2010 Gary Holiday Tournament, which started in 1950. This December was the first time the event was not held and few seem to know why. Roosevelt hosted a "Winter Classic" last week, but it was poorly run and the games were horrible.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Forum honored for regionalism

A Northwest Indiana economic development agency won a national accolade for its efforts to draw more businesses to the region.

December 21, 2013 6:00 am
This year's challenges, opportunities and successes drive high expectations for 2014

This year's challenges, opportunities and successes drive high expectations for 2014

The Affordable Healthcare Act has dominated the news in Northwest Indiana – and everywhere else in the country – but there has been little substantive change so far. That may change in the coming year. While Indiana and many of its lawmakers stand against the expansion of Medicaid, many busi…

November 24, 2013 1:18 pm

Job fair hosts companies looking to fill more than 100 positions

Anyone who is looking for a job in Northwest Indiana might want to clear their calendar Tuesday afternoon.

November 08, 2013 12:00 pm
Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Economic development has been taking off in Northwest Indiana over the last two years, after a string of growing companies announced plans to invest millions of dollars and add dozens of jobs.

November 02, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Business leaders call for more regional cooperation

Business leaders call for more regional cooperation

SCHERERVILLE | Local business leaders called for more regional cooperation among Lake County's many economic development agencies.

October 11, 2013 3:58 pm

EDITORIAL: Expo Center study opens door for unity

The recent approval by Porter County officials of a feasibility study to analyze possible renovations to the county's Expo Center and fairgrounds signals an important opportunity that tourism officials from the entire region should grasp.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am

Whiting slaying suspect now faces seperate home invasion charges

WHITING| DNA evidence recovered at the scene of a March home invasion led to new felony charges Thursday against a Whiting man accused of gunning down a romantic rival in May, police said.

July 12, 2012 8:30 pm
Your go-to guide for hiking and camping in the Lake Michigan area

Your go-to guide for hiking and camping in the Lake Michigan area

Venturing into an outdoor weekend getaway or summer excursion can be one of the most memorable experiences. Whether you're brainstorming your options or already planning your itinerary, doing a little research beforehand can help make your trip more unique, enjoyable and safe.

June 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Munster, St. Thomas More Church to swap land

MUNSTER | The town and St. Thomas More Church are swapping parcels of land along Calumet Avenue, south of Ridge Road in a $1 transaction, town officials said.

June 03, 2012 8:24 pm

PUBLISHER NOTES

Looking over the roster of business leaders that are on our list this issue, I couldn't help but notice the mix of well-known and lesser-known names as well as the diversity in ages, cultural background and gender. Learning about our top professionals impressed me even more with the flexibil…

May 19, 2012 4:04 pm

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