Laporte County Indiana
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…
Anyone who is looking for a job in Northwest Indiana might want to clear their calendar Tuesday afternoon.
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.
HOBART | Communities in the Calumet Region need to take a more regional approach when it comes to attracting commerce or visitors, Speros Batistatos said.
LAPORTE | The third sobriety checkpoint by LaPorte County Police this year will be held today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, …
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.
Civil War re-enactment groups, including Lake County's 20th Indiana Infantry Co. B Living History Group, participated in the annual Civil War Railroad Days over the weekend at the Hesston Steam Museum in LaPorte County.
LAPORTE | Spectators will be able to see a Civil War "skirmish" today and Sunday at the Hesston Steam Museum's annual Civil War Railroad Days event.
There are undeniable connections between Northwest Indiana and Chicago.
Ten local municipalities will be among 13 in the state to receive electric vehicles manufactured in Elkhart this week.
The region's oldest arts cheerleader is alive and kicking at 75. Chalk up South Shore Arts' longevity to adaptability. The Munster-based nonprofit, the driving force behind art classes, exhibits and outreach programs in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties, remains a work in progress.
MICHIGAN CITY | On the corner of Michigan Boulevard and Carroll Street in front of a McDonald's and across the street from a pawn shop is a bronze historical marker.
LAPORTE | Another school year will have ended before former LaPorte High School volleyball coach Robert Ashcraft stands trial for sexual misconduct.
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