INDIANAPOLIS | A Gary state lawmaker and education expert has been selected to help shape education policy throughout the Midwest.
The weather outside may have you running to hide under the covers, but exercising in the winter is necessary for good health. You can even have fun while doing it.
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Isaiah Robinson, center, practices his printing during a class at Midwest Elite Preparatory Academy in Merrillville.
Ronda Payne, owner and principal of Midwest Elite Preparatory Academy, helps Jaleah Reeves at the Merrillville school on Thursday.
“The Hudson River came in and filled half of Hoboken like a bathtub.”
If the rain doesn't scare you, perhaps Ben Hinton will. He was manning the Indiana Harbor Masonic Lodge tent Friday at the Midwest Zest Fest in Highland. The Zest Fest features carnival rides, a beer garden, entertainment and more. It continues Saturday and Sunday at Main Square Park.
Not letting the rain stop her, Carolyn Smith cooks up sausages for Big Frank's Sausage on Friday at the Midwest Zest Fest in Highland.
Cristina Calvillo, of Tricoco University of Beauty Culture, helps 7-year-old Alexa Regalada pick out feathers for her hair Friday at the Midwest Zest Fest in Highland.
Pipe is moved and prepared for loading and shipment in May at Midwest Pipe Coating Inc. in Schererville. The company now sees 35 to 45 trucks a day coming and going with product from their plant. "Stuff's going all over the country," said General Manager Joel Chermak.
Jim Vandale, of Big Bend, W.Va., secures a load of gas pipe to his truck in preparation for shipment at Midwest Pipe Coating Inc. in Schererville.
Drivers fasten loads of pipe onto their rig in May at Midwest Pipe Coating Inc. in Schererville. Three years after the technical end of the Great Recession, Midwest Pipe Coating is seeing 35 to 45 trucks a day coming and going with product from their plant. "Stuff's going all over the countr…
This March 13 file photo shows University of Illinois freshmen Jill Marik, left, and Jeremy Vivit enjoying the unseasonably warn weather while studying on the Quad on campus in Urbana, Ill. The Midwestern Regional Climate Center and Illinois Water Survey in Champaign on Tuesday said that Ill…
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Much of the Midwest experienced the hottest March on record this year and Illinois had its warmest winter since 1895, a pair of climate-study agencies at the University of Illinois said Tuesday.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's unemployment rate remained steady at 9 percent in November, lagging behind the U.S. rate of 8.6 percent.
WHITING | Many Northwest Indiana residents remain divided on how beneficial BP's multibillion-dollar Whiting Refinery expansion is for the region.
Author F. Scott Fitzgerald of "The Great Gatsby" fame is often associated with Hollywood and the West Coast because of his later career and personal life. However, he is writer with Midwestern roots, born and raised in St. Paul, Minn.
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