Bikes are parked on the lawn at the Porter Health Amphitheater during last year’s Valpo Night Ride mid-ride break. Food, tunes, and volunteers greeted almost 300 cyclists for a quick snack before completing the 15 mile leisure ride. Saturday is the 2014 ride with registration beginning at 9 …
HOBART | It's not IKEA, but a hugely popular Swedish retailer is coming to Northwest Indiana.
GRIFFITH | The Griffith Public Schools board has advertised a $24.8 million budget for the 2015 school year, district Treasurer Jeannette Bapst said.
MICHIGAN CITY | A traffic sweep over the Independence Day weekend resulted in 12 arrests and 195 tickets in LaPorte County, according to the Michigan City Police Department.
GRIFFITH | From her sparkly basement floor to the ornate gold Baroque-style decor, Kristine Johnson's passion for Led Zeppelin has crept into her style and her new business.
GARY | A well-known economist who's known for his humor will address the Gary Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 11.
International students spending time learning in the United States are not immune from immunization requirements.
GARY | Fagen Pharmacy will host a grand opening celebration from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at its new Gary location, 1350 Broadway.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently earned two awards for its creativity.
GARY | A merchandise pickup site next to Michael Jackson's childhood home is set to open the weekend of what would have been the pop star's 56th birthday.
Purdue University Northwest will be the name of the unified campuses of the university's Calumet and North Central locations.
GARY | DeCarol Deloney-Cain was a loving sister and mother, who traveled the world and loved to cook.
GARY | The Performance Companies Inc. recently was certified as a Women's Business Enterprise.
MUNSTER | After more than three hours of prepping counterweights for a crane and removing a rectangle of roof, workers lowered a 55,000-pound U-shaped magnet into place Wednesday at a new MRI office.
HIGHLAND | A new gym that allows members around-the-clock access has opened at 9622 Cline Ave. Anytime Fitness opened the location in May.
EAST CHICAGO | A 33-year-old Illinois man who died in a Friday boating accident worked as a desktop technician for Community Healthcare System's information technology department based at St. Catherine Hospital.
Volunteers hand out cold water and medals to the finishers of the 2013 Valpo Tri. Dozens of volunteers are needed to support the Valpo Tri; a T-shirt and food are provided. To sign up go to the “Volunteer” tab at www.valpotri.net.
Bicycle/pedestrian bridges on a grand scale are popping up across Northwest Indiana, changing the look and feel of a region best known in the past for big industrial plants belching smoke and not so much for healthy living.
MUNSTER | This year Rockopelli, an all-ages music fest, is hosting the first-ever Rockopelli Battle of the Bands to support local charity Planting Possibilities Inc.
MUNSTER | From the north-facing waiting rooms on each floor of the new tower at Community Hospital, there's a view of the Chicago skyline.
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