VALPARAISO | Residents who missed "The Launch" of the ValpoNEXT vision session last week still have a few days to get their votes counted on the 43 initiatives in nine categories up for consideration.
VALPARAISO | The candidates were presented to the public Wednesday, and now everyone will have to wait to see how the vote turns out and what direction the city takes for the next 20 to 30 years.
Hotly contested races in Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky are producing voter annoyance and fatigue in Indiana, including in the region, providing a ceiling for both parties working to parlay their work in 2014 into gains in 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's 58 percent voter turnout in the 2012 presidential election was among the worst in the country. Just 11 states saw fewer eligible voters cast a ballot.
A recent news story made it appear Indiana is gaining more tourists by spending less, but region tourism leaders say the article virtually ignored how much is spent at the local level to make up for the lack of state dollars.
PLYMOUTH | The powerful winged open-wheel sprint cars of the Sprint on Dirt series visited the Plymouth Speedway on Saturday night with Ryan Ruhl grabbing top honors in the 25-lap Bob Newton Classic main event.
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. | The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.
With the threat from a toxic algae bloom that affected the tap water for about 400,000 residents of Michigan and Ohio apparently ended, a spokesman for Indiana American Water said the chances for a similar problem in Northwest Indiana were small.
LEXINGTON, Ohio | Scott Dixon and his Target Chip Ganassi team had planned on four pit stops.
VALPARAISO | A study by RLS and Associates Inc. of the V-Line intracity bus service recommends several additions to the routes and the hours of operation to meet the demands of riders, but city Planning Director Tyler Kent said Valparaiso can't do much without added funding.
VALPARAISO | A 38-minute high-speed rail commute to downtown Chicago was part of the incentive offered to encourage the Porter County Council to approve a $20,000 contribution toward the cost of an environmental impact study of a route from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing.
INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small group of state lawmakers.
HOBART | Sign, sign, everywhere a sign, and that's a good sign for the employees of the TradeWinds sign shop.
"The Amish Cook" column, the popular syndicated feature that appears on Wednesdays in The Times' food section, is changing after more than two decades of recipes and advice.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently conducted a conference intended to make our state’s tax code simpler and more competitive.
Two years ago this February, Indiana legislators passed a measure prohibiting compulsory union dues and fees. Ever since then, good economic news for Hoosiers has been rolling in.
INDIANAPOLIS | As cities across the country increase the minimum wage businesses must pay their employees, Northwest Indiana communities won't be joining the trend — it's illegal.
The National Cash Register Co. of Dayton, Ohio is planning a Lake County factory site on 270 acres in the Gary-Griffith district. The factory will produce railway ticket machines and may employ 1,000.
HAMMOND | An Ohio man caught in a drug sting in Merrillville was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to more than five years in prison.
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