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150 motorcycles ride to honor firefighter

150 motorcycles ride to honor firefighter

LaPORTE | Nobody was more choked up, perhaps, than Blake Johnson who was shown the ropes of firefighting by fallen New Carlisle firefighter Jamie Middlebrook.

August 09, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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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

Former LaPorte County township official pleads not guilty to federal tax charges

HAMMOND | A former deputy trustee for LaPorte County's Michigan Township pleaded not guilty Friday to three counts of failure to file a federal tax return.

July 11, 2014 1:53 pm
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
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
Unemployment in Indiana drops to 7.3 percent

Unemployment in Indiana drops to 7.3 percent

The state's unemployment rate continued a downward slide by dropping 0.2 percentage points to 7.3 percent in November.

December 21, 2013 5:00 pm

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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Tourism leader stresses regionalism at Hobart chamber lunch

HOBART | Communities in the Calumet Region need to take a more regional approach when it comes to attracting commerce or visitors, Speros Batistatos said.

September 11, 2013 10:30 pm

LaPorte County police plan sobriety checkpoint

LAPORTE | The third sobriety checkpoint by LaPorte County Police this year will be held today.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am

Get Healthy Correction

The cover caption of the September/October 2013 issue of Get Healthy (inserted in Wednesday’s newspaper) incorrectly identified the affiliation of Dr. Lovera Miller. Dr. Miller's Michigan City practice is through IU Health LaPorte. Get Healthy regrets the error.

August 21, 2013 11:30 am
Region debut of Civil War film attracts about 80 to Welcome Center

Region debut of Civil War film attracts about 80 to Welcome Center

HAMMOND | Lakes of the Four Seasons filmmaker Tre Manchester sought to bring the home-front struggles of the Civil War to life in the region debut of his short film Saturday.

April 20, 2013 4:20 pm Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, February 14, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, February 14, 2013

Producer/Director John Hancock creates his own Harbor Country Oscar Buzz this weekend; @properties opens on Whittaker and I'm keeping faith in Stray Dog's resurrection.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

February 13, 2013 9:00 am

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
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, February 7, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, February 7, 2013

Silver Beach in St. Joe for wine, dancing and ice-carving this weekend; pre-Valentine's Day couples' painting in St. John and legendary John Records Landecker at Bartlett's in April...and BB King too.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

February 06, 2013 9:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, January 31, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, January 31, 2013

A chocolate-soaked weekend in New Buffalo starts early with chocolate-covered bacon and goes late with infused wine and chocolate martinis and there is huge drama at Lubeznik on Friday and Sunday.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

January 30, 2013 9:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 23rd

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 23rd

Land and sea selections for this weekend include new and edgy photography by Susan K. Johnston; Michigan City's annual in-water boat show with Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel and the last chance to see the art and craftmanship of LaPorte's master papermaker Andrea Peterson.---Pat Colander, …

August 22, 2012 8:15 am

Fireworks convention provides boost for LaPorte economy

LAPORTE | Broken windows at two homes were blamed on last week's fireworks shows at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds, but efforts to bring back a pyrotechnics convention remain at full throttle.

August 20, 2012 6:15 pm
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