Every year my nieces make the trek from Seattle, Wash., to visit me in Porter County.
SOUTH BEND | If Manti Te'o's career at Notre Dame has seemed like something straight out of a Hollywood script, perhaps it is fitting the linebacker is cast as a underdog in the final two scenes of his collegiate career.
I went to visit my friend Jackie Hughes who lives in Elkhart, Indiana last week and she and I took a ride through Amish Country to a bakery near Shipshewana she’s been telling me about. Called the Country Lane Bakery, it is, of course, on a back road and even though Jackie has been there man…
On the road to Shipshewana, time seems to travel backwards, asphalt changing to dirt and scenes becoming more 1800s than 21st century. Young girls wearing bonnets and homemade cotton dresses maneuver horse and buggies and horse-pulled lorries loaded with colorful fall produce are my fellow r…
VALPARAISO | Experts in alternative energies will present best practices and recommendations to increase the use of electric motor vehicles at a May 22 forum.
HOBART | First Unitarian Church of Hobart and Standing Together in Tolerance Changing Humanity will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. April 18.
Two northern Indiana-based banks were named to KBW Inc.'s Bank Honor Roll of superior performers.
HAMMOND | Even the ribbon cutting was done in the third dimension. Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon wore 3-D glasses with about 75 audience members Friday morning and watched a simulation of scissors cutting a ribbon signifying the next stage in the growth of one of the unive…
Activity was limited at local construction sites Wednesday following the late Tuesday night resolution of the operating engineers strike.
Tentative agreements were reached Tuesday on expired contracts with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 and three contractors groups.
After Wednesday's negotiating session, there still is not a deal between a labor union and three Northern Indiana contractors groups.
Even at the time he started Dragonfly Footbags, John Webber did not know how successful he would be in that web-based business. Then three years ago, he got the opportunity to become a player in the outdoor furniture market and now has nine websites featuring about 9,000 products. (John's in…
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