PORTAGE | Contractors hired to do work at Northwest Indiana's steel mills, oil refinery and factories can minimize the risk of accidents by first sending workers to a new safety training center, where they can practice entering underground tanks and climbing up scaffolding.
So far this year, the state has fined eight Northwest Indiana businesses for safety violations, a fourfold increase over 2012.
Today in Northwest Indiana, we proudly boast more than 130 miles of off-road, multi-use trail in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.
ST. JOHN | Northwoods Hearty Home Cookin' & Saloon, a popular Tri-Town restaurant and nightclub, has shuttered its rustic wooden doors.
1st Source Bank was founded in 1863 when the Civil War was raging.
Short span bridges traditionally are cast in concrete -- and plastic usually forms the fuel tanks in a car's undercarriage.
A new owner has bought a large chunk of the former State Line Energy plant property in Hammond, including the historic Art Deco generating station where workers burned coal to produce electricity for more than eight decades.
Griffith resident Stephanie Nagy Shelbourne had her orientation training at Kohl's on Tuesday. Shelbourne was hired as a bagger to work on Black Friday and during other big sale days during the holidays.
HOBART | Kelvin Stanford only dropped by the Menards in Schererville on Friday morning in search a few items: $9.99 pliers, a $3 toaster so he could enjoy toast with his coffee at work and $1.44 fleece throw blankets for his Chihuahua to crawl under.
With millions of Americans traveling and a forecast of inclement weather locally and nationally, holiday travelers should allow themselves plenty of time to reach their destinations.
If we learned anything from the recent ups and downs in the housing market, it's that the pendulum swings both ways.
Jobs – secure, well-paying jobs – help to build and solidify a community.
Beer tourists soon will start pouring off buses and into local craft breweries in Crown Point, Gary and Michigan City.
Joliet resident Doug Walling, a bearded guy who will tell you straight off his two great passions in life are beer and baseball, often finds himself more than 30 miles from home, sipping different craft brews in the Calumet Region.
Indiana's jobless rate plunged to a five-year low of 7.5 percent last month, and dipped to 8.3 percent in the Gary metropolitan area.
LAKE STATION The Lake Station Lions Club will hold its annual Senior Citizens Dinner at noon on Dec. 8 at Edison Junior-Senior High School, 3304 Parkside Ave.
SCHERERVILLE | The popular La Carreta restaurants in Merrillville and Schererville abruptly closed after they were raided Monday by the Indiana State Police and Indiana Excise Police.
MERRILLVILLE | About 30 hard hat-clad work crews have been mucking through mud throughout Northwest Indiana over the past few months while installing a $1.5 billion pipeline that will carry crude oil from Canada and the Dakotas to Midwestern refineries, including the BP facility in Whiting.
A state-sponsored entrepreneurial initiative is touting a $33.2 million economic impact in Northwest Indiana.
Visitors to Indiana's latest nature preserve will have to work a little harder than most sight-seers to take in the attraction.
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