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Portage commission contributes to two local initiatives, skips regional contribution

PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission on Friday approved contributing to two local groups to fight substance abuse and homelessness.

September 06, 2013 2:33 pm
Voices of Vision: Dennis Rittenmeyer

Voices of Vision: Dennis Rittenmeyer

One Region, One Vision Executive Director Dennis Rittenmeyer discusses what's right with the region and his outlook for 2013.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

Munster first town to support One Region

MUNSTER | Munster is the first Northwest Indiana town to make a financial commitment to One Region, the new not-for-profit organization that is focusing on 16 regional initiatives.

September 13, 2012 4:32 pm

Youth sentencing program aims to beautify region

Nonviolent young offenders will get a chance to improve their communities while paying their dues through the Northwest Indiana Green Vision Project.

June 10, 2012 9:45 pm

U.S. secretary of education to visit Merrillville on Sept. 8

MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan will stop in Merrillville on his second annual back-to-school bus tour, officials said.

August 30, 2011 7:20 pm
Kouts: a small town that's moving forward

Kouts: a small town that's moving forward

KOUTS | The reconstruction of the town's main intersection at Ind. 49 and Ind. 8 was a needed and long-awaited improvement for Kouts in 2010, and it has allowed completion of downtown beautification to become the focus of 2011.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Accelerate the innovation in education

EDITORIAL: Accelerate the innovation in education

Many educators in Northwest Indiana are working feverishly to carry out education reforms designed to improve student achievement. The efforts of these teachers and administrators are to be praised.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am Related
Don't take this opportunity for granted

Don't take this opportunity for granted

It was moment unlike any other I've experienced.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Health care reform won't be easy

Health care providers are facing a major change in the way they keep records, so it's not surprising they are nervous about the switch. They need help to make sure the implementation goes smoothly.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am
Longtime Hobart resident sees only good things in future

Longtime Hobart resident sees only good things in future

HOBART | Tom Ehrhardt is a Hobart Brickie through and through.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Some region medical providers skeptical of conversion to electronic medical records

Some region medical providers skeptical of conversion to electronic medical records

MERRILLVILLE | Federal legislation is offering financial incentives to get physicians and hospitals to convert to electronic record-keeping, but some local medical administrators believe unintended problems could result.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

The Times sponsored and presented One Region, One Vision in 2008 at the Radisson at Star Plaza in Merrillville. Community and business leaders discussed unifying the region at the event.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Members of a panel discuss regional transportation and development issues in 2009 at the Porter County Expo Center as more than 300 community members from throughout the region gathered. At left is Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Gary Mayor Rudy Clay was one of many community leaders at a One Region, One Vision event at the Radisson at Star Plaza in Merrillville.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Cooperation among parishes, faiths provides model for region unity

Cooperation among parishes, faiths provides model for region unity

Beyond the spiritual fellowship and guidance provided by region religious institutions is an existing model for how the fragmented governments and communities of Northwest Indiana can work as one, two faith-based leaders say.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Region's assets help unite tourism goals

Region's assets help unite tourism goals

Across Northwest Indiana exist a diverse people and economy. Though our counties may differ, each offers resources and recreation that attract people across county and state lines.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Government officials take on One Region, One Vision

Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas said the One Region, One Vision initiative spurred cooperation among Northwest Indiana leaders.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Purdue group to discuss electronic medical records

MERRILLVILLE | A guest speaker at the next meeting of the Northwest Indiana Healthcare Council intends to help council members become more efficient and receive financial incentives by becoming "meaningful users" of electronic medical records.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am
Invitation to NWI Education Summit

Invitation to NWI Education Summit

Seating is limited, but reservations are still open for the One Region, One Vision Education Summit to learn more about education success stories in Northwest Indiana.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Old-school education needs reforms

EDITORIAL: Old-school education needs reforms

A new survey shows more Hoosiers say K-12 education is getting worse, not better. This comes even as public school teachers rally in large numbers in support of public schools.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am Related
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