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Portage Economic Development Corp

Partnership graduates first class of certified production technicians

Partnership graduates first class of certified production technicians

PORTAGE | Belinda Holbrook called the Certified Production Technician program from which she and seven others graduated Monday a "blessing."

September 08, 2014 6:45 pm

Portage takes first steps to lure company from Wisconsin

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved the initial idea of establishing a small economic revitalization area along Ind. 149 in Portage hoping to luring business from Wisconsin.

September 02, 2014 8:45 pm

Portage's University Center to be 're-missioned'

PORTAGE | The University Center will soon no longer be the University Center.

April 05, 2014 7:58 pm

MonoSol officials: Portage deal wasn't best offered

PORTAGE | Even though the City Council went through a couple of battle rounds Tuesday night before deciding 6-1 to grant an abatement to MonoSol LLC, there's still no guarantee the company will locate here.

April 02, 2014 5:11 pm

Advancing Manufacturing program to expand to Portage

PORTAGE | Manufacturers looking for employees here could have an easier time next year thanks to the expansion of a program initially introduced in Lafayette.

December 04, 2013 1:13 pm

Portage planning offices to move to University Center

PORTAGE | The city's department of community development is on the move.

November 21, 2013 3:24 pm
Local manufacturing occupations touted for Portage students

Local manufacturing occupations touted for Portage students

PORTAGE | Paul Bui explained solar inverters to a group of Portage High School freshmen Thursday afternoon.

October 03, 2013 6:34 pm Photos

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PEDCO urges businesses, schools to work together on jobs

PORTAGE | The jobs for tomorrow's high school graduates might just be a step outside their door.

September 19, 2013 3:09 pm
Officials: Bass Pro Shops still a lure for development

Officials: Bass Pro Shops still a lure for development

PORTAGE | When Bass Pro Shops announced it would locate its 130,000-square-foot retail outlet in Portage in late 2005, it was assumed the giant sports retailer would lure other development.

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Governor spreads optimism for economic development

Governor spreads optimism for economic development

GARY | Gov. Mike Pence deployed his "four-corner offense" Wednesday by stopping in Northwest Indiana to promote job and economic development through the region.

June 05, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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City Councilperson Ed Gottschling speaks at Portage Exchange Club

City Councilperson Ed Gottschling speaks at Portage Exchange Club

PORTAGE | Former City Councilperson Ed Gottschling was the speaker at the March 27 Portage Exchange Club Meeting. Gottschling, a 19-year member of the Exchange Club, served four consecutive terms (16 years) on the Portage City Council. He discussed the workings of a municipal government, Por…

April 01, 2013 3:23 pm Photos

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Portage blessed with location, access

Portage blessed with location, access

PORTAGE | When a company looks to relocate or find a new home, its officials look for ease of transportation and access to reliable utilities among other things.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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3 Porter County offices will branch out to Portage

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Monday approved a lease with the county to bring county auditor, assessor and treasurer offices to the University Center.

February 11, 2013 6:30 pm
NIPSCO CEO: Company will do its part in economic development

NIPSCO CEO: Company will do its part in economic development

PORTAGE | Jim Stanley told the crowd gathered at Woodland Park on Wednesday that if they just went out the door and down the block a bit they could see where he spent 18 years of his life.

December 05, 2012 1:09 pm

Portage approves contribution to PEDCO budget

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission this week approved its annual contribution to the Portage Economic Development Corp.

December 01, 2012 12:00 am

Portage City Council approves tax abatement for AmeriPlex

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council last week approved a 10-year abatement for a speculative building at AmeriPlex at the Port.

July 08, 2012 6:00 pm

Portage OKs tax break for Indiana Pickling expansion project

PORTAGE | The City Council approved tax abatements Tuesday for Indiana Pickling and Process at the Port of Indiana.

May 02, 2012 8:00 pm

Portage commission approves funds for marketing material

PORTAGE | John Shepherd, the city's development finance adviser, told the Redevelopment Commission this week a recent encounter proves the city needs to improve its marketing materials.

April 26, 2012 7:55 pm
Snyder recounts first 100 days as Portage mayor

Snyder recounts first 100 days as Portage mayor

PORTAGE | Portage Mayor James Snyder was told before he threw his hat in the ring last year to take over leadership of the city that the campaign was the easy part and his work would really begin when he took over the post.

April 14, 2012 1:15 pm Photos

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Portage offers amenities both residents, businesses seek

Portage offers amenities both residents, businesses seek

PORTAGE | Portage is a "real gem" when it comes to marketing to new business prospects.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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