Into every person’s life will come an individual or two who truly make a difference. The same can be said for Northwest Indiana as a region.
As you have probably seen in the paper the past few weeks, the Tolleston project (which is remodeling the old Tolleston building into a new Boys & Girls Club) is well underway and should be open for business in October.
VALPARAISO | Center Township residents interested in being appointed to the school board now have several ways to apply for the job.
At first, Danita Johnson Hughes was a bit hesitant to take the lead at Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living in Gary.
VALPARAISO | The council is looking for people interested in being on the Valparaiso School Board. The council appointment is one of two to be made in the coming months.
VALPARAISO | The issues of safety and security in the schools should not become less important as recent school shooting events fade into the past, Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Michael Berta warned the board and residents Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | An agreement approved Wednesday by the Valparaiso Community Schools Board with Purdue University North Central will enable Valparaiso High School students to skip their freshman year of college.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence is understandably concerned about the need to prepare Hoosier students for 21st century careers. So are people in Northwest Indiana.
While many factors contribute to the price we pay at the pump — discovery costs, taxes, refining and distribution, world politics, etc. — it's still largely an issue of supply and demand. There's limited oil supply. Global demand is growing. So the price climbs.
It's sometimes difficult to identify the true meaning of "professionalism." For this discussion let's use it as originally intended---a worker who accepts only high quality work output, maintains confidentiality, shows strong ethics and works hard. But professionalism also includes the abili…
Two driving forces behind education reform spoke last week, and they both addressed two key components of the next phase of reform: dollars and sense.
Mark Maassel, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum, makes sure the world knows that NWI is more than just a great place to visit, live, work and raise a family-it's a prime location for private and commercial business/industry.
As we now move into our fifth year of providing an annual progress edition, the One Region, One Vision initiative has continued to evolve from the modest challenge to a movement being embraced on so many levels by many different people and organizations.
The state-imposed deadline to come up with a plan to reconstruct the Cline Avenue Expressway bridge has come and gone with no plan.
From every possible direction, we see and hear about education. Whether preschool, kindergarten through high school, vocational or college, Hoosiers focus on education. And that is important.
If Indiana politicians are looking for the real issues the state needs to address during the 2012 state elections, the Indiana University Public Policy Institute plans to have some suggestions.
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce is leading an effort with an internationally recognized firm across state lines to analyze the region's combined economic impact.
Lake County has a broad enough expanse to contain the blast furnaces of Gary Works, the bayous of the Grand Kankakee Marsh, the cat crackers of BP Whiting Refinery and the gaming floors of Hammond's Horseshoe Casino.
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.
CHESTERTON | U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood made an impassioned pitch Thursday to 300 Northwest Indiana business leaders to become partners with the Obama administration when it comes to high-speed rail.
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