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EDITORIAL: Declining steel numbers are stark reminder of need for new economic path

The numbers show a staggering decline, especially for longtime region residents who remember when steel was king in Northwest Indiana.

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PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

Looking over the roster and the resumes of the mid-career success stories that have caught our attention this year, there are some common denominators that stand out in my mind. Whether the names are familiar is not as important as the fact that these are people who have changed the game and…

May 24, 2014 1:18 pm

Porter County polling places

Editor's note: This list is subject to last-minute changes.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am
Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Caring about the future is the ultimate leadership skill

Experience, knowledge and skills are a necessary basis for high achievement, but as any Times Business and Industry Hall of Fame winner will tell you, navigation is a priority even for those who are at the top of the game.

March 09, 2014 1:18 pm
New leader tapped for NWI Forum

New leader tapped for NWI Forum

A new leader will take the reins at the Northwest Indiana Forum, a privately funded economic development agency.

March 03, 2014 11:15 am
MARC CHASE: An embrace worth a thousand words

MARC CHASE: An embrace worth a thousand words

If pictures truly say a thousand words, a photo from Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's State of the City address last week should generate enough verbiage to fill this column — and region political reform advocates — with hope.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Porter County job cuts tough, responsible move

MARC CHASE: Porter County job cuts tough, responsible move

Growing up, did you ever call your parents mean or heartless for buying you off-brand shoes or jeans instead of a pair of Nikes and Levi's?

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Porter County windfall requires compromise

MARC CHASE: Porter County windfall requires compromise

For most people slogging along an economic landscape wrought with tar pits, a healthy cash windfall would be welcomed with cheers, not apprehension.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
BLIZZARD BUSTING: Get outside and live wintertime!

BLIZZARD BUSTING: Get outside and live wintertime!

Snow crunches underfoot and every breath is a bite from the cold, crisp apple of air.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Unemployment in Indiana drops to 7.3 percent

Unemployment in Indiana drops to 7.3 percent

The state's unemployment rate continued a downward slide by dropping 0.2 percentage points to 7.3 percent in November.

December 21, 2013 5:00 pm

NWI Forum honored for regionalism

A Northwest Indiana economic development agency won a national accolade for its efforts to draw more businesses to the region.

December 21, 2013 6:00 am
This year's challenges, opportunities and successes drive high expectations for 2014

This year's challenges, opportunities and successes drive high expectations for 2014

The Affordable Healthcare Act has dominated the news in Northwest Indiana – and everywhere else in the country – but there has been little substantive change so far. That may change in the coming year. While Indiana and many of its lawmakers stand against the expansion of Medicaid, many busi…

November 24, 2013 1:18 pm
Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

Ohio resident captures Valpo 13.1 title over Chesterton's Mitch Wilborn on windy course

VALPARAISO | Two weeks ago, Chesterton junior Mitch Wilborn suffered a devastating blow after running at the New Prairie Semistate for the Trojans' cross country team.

November 10, 2013 4:45 pm Photos

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Job fair hosts companies looking to fill more than 100 positions

Anyone who is looking for a job in Northwest Indiana might want to clear their calendar Tuesday afternoon.

November 08, 2013 12:00 pm
Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Northwest Indiana businesses pursuing big expansion projects

Economic development has been taking off in Northwest Indiana over the last two years, after a string of growing companies announced plans to invest millions of dollars and add dozens of jobs.

November 02, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Couple killed after dropping 30 feet off of I-80/94 near Portage

Couple killed after dropping 30 feet off of I-80/94 near Portage

PORTAGE | A Canadian couple were killed Saturday morning after their car hit an embankment, went airborne and dropped 30 feet off the interstate near Portage, police said. 

October 12, 2013 7:30 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Arnett's isolationist position is what's wrong with the region

WILLIAM NANGLE: Arnett's isolationist position is what's wrong with the region

Jack Arnett is a prime example of what’s wrong in Northwest Indiana.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
Q&A PORTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL CEO JONATHAN NALLI

Q&A PORTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL CEO JONATHAN NALLI

A Q&A with Porter Regional Hospital's CEO Jonathan Nalli.

September 08, 2013 3:03 pm Photos

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Northwest Indiana Workforce Board members announced

The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has announced its 2013-14 slate of members.

August 20, 2013 6:00 am

ArcelorMittal makes repairs after Burns Harbor mill fire

ArcelorMittal's steel mill in Burns Harbor, one of the biggest in the country, recovered quickly after a two-alarm fire late last month.

August 05, 2013 12:25 pm
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