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Lt. Gov. Ellspermann to speak May 8 at LaPorte GOP event

LAPORTE | Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann will be the keynote speaker at a Republican event in LaPorte.

March 24, 2014 4:45 pm

Morris resigns as LaPorte Co. GOP chairman after a year

Leigh Morris is stepping down as the LaPorte County Republican Party chairman.

March 18, 2014 6:30 pm
Leigh Morris appointed interim Legacy Foundation leader

Leigh Morris appointed interim Legacy Foundation leader

MERRILLVILLE  | Leigh Morris has been named interim president of the Legacy Foundation, the nonprofit community foundation and philanthropic partner serving Lake County.

October 10, 2013 1:30 pm

Indiana GOP chairman to speak at LaPorte County Lincoln Day Dinner

LAPORTE | The chairman of the Indiana Republican Party is scheduled to be one of the keynote speakers a GOP event in LaPorte.

April 15, 2013 6:15 pm
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, April 11, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, April 11, 2013

Northwest Indiana radio came alive on Friday night in Valparaiso with a star-studded cast including Senator Ed Charbonneau as Superman, Heather McCarthy and Leigh Morris and Saturday afternoon John Records Landecker broadcasting from Top Dog in Michigan City.---Pat Colander, Associate Publis…

April 10, 2013 9:00 am

Former LaPorte Mayor Krentz, 84, dies

Former LaPorte Mayor Carl Krentz made being kind a top priority but he was no pushover at City Hall or in his business dealings across the globe.

January 07, 2013 4:23 pm
Region leaders gather to talk redevelopment, health care and more

Region leaders gather to talk redevelopment, health care and more

GARY | Northwest Indiana’s economic development depends on building partnerships and engaging the area’s residents in creating solutions.

November 01, 2012 11:30 pm

Intermodal now appears to be a reality

Just days after securing an easement for a rail line, the process for beginning construction of an intermodal facility at Kingsbury has begun.

September 05, 2012 2:00 pm
2012 Annual Luncheon: Regional Cooperation

2012 Annual Luncheon: Regional Cooperation

Stakeholders discuss the importance of regional cooperation and what MPC is doing to advance shared goals in the Chicago/Gary/Milwaukee mega-region. Featuring (in order of appearance): * Leigh Morris, Senior V.P., Northwest Region Development, Indiana Economic Development Center * Antonio R…

August 01, 2012 12:00 am

KVHS program to feature Society of Indiana Pioneers

KOUTS | The public is invited to learn about The Society of Indiana Pioneers at a meeting hosted by the Kankakee Valley Historical Society.

July 06, 2012 10:30 pm
Mayors swap cities for show, discussion

Mayors swap cities for show, discussion

VALPARAISO | Four mayors had the chance to lead another city Monday during the taping of a show for Lakeshore Public Television.

March 19, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Study: Toll Road could spark development

Study: Toll Road could spark development

The Indiana Toll Road remains one of the region's great unexploited resources and is ripe for development if barriers can be removed, according to a Ball State University study. Among specific industries that may want to take advantage of the Toll Road are health care, tourism, technology an…

December 23, 2011 10:30 am

Study: Toll Road is untapped economic resource

The Indiana Toll Road remains one of the the region's great unexploited resources and is ripe for development if barriers to development can be removed, according to the first stage of a Ball State University study.

December 21, 2011 10:30 am
Marquette Park restoration garners EPA grants

Marquette Park restoration garners EPA grants

GARY | Nearly $2 million in competitive grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will help extend the restoration of Marquette Park and help put people back to work, local and federal officials said Friday at the park.

October 07, 2011 7:00 pm Photos

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Gary airport begins expansion

Gary airport begins expansion

Political and civic leaders gathered at the Gary/Chicago International Airport for the official groundbreaking of the facility's $153 million runaway extension project.

May 25, 2011 7:09 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: A new breed of CAVE people in Northwest Indiana

I've been aware of the CAVE people for a long time. They've earned that status by being Citizens Against Virtually Everything.

March 29, 2011 12:00 am
Stop the train! NWI wants share of rail boom

Stop the train! NWI wants share of rail boom

Northwest Indiana business leaders want to capitalize on the coming deluge of trains expected to move through the region in the next two decades, but first they have to find a way to get some of those trains to stop here.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am
Rail tsunami could swamp NWI in coming decades

Rail tsunami could swamp NWI in coming decades

Developments in far off lands could have a big impact on everyone's drive to work in Northwest Indiana, with the number of freight trains lumbering through the region expected to double by 2035.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Members of a panel discuss regional transportation and development issues in 2009 at the Porter County Expo Center as more than 300 community members from throughout the region gathered. At left is Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Don't let railroads spike airport plan

When the FAA-approved expansion of Gary/Chicago International Airport was announced, the expectation was that the runway expansion would be completed with all due haste. It should have been done by now, yet the groundbreaking hasn't even taken place.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
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