The pavilion at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk site of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore sits on a dune above Lake Michigan. The park site was opened in 2009 and has been called the poster child for the Marquette Plan.
GARY | City officials announced Thursday the launch of a federal program designed to help revitalize Gary.
Gerald Hanas, left, general manager of NICTD, discusses a new feasibility study on extending South Shore railroad service while RDA member Harley Snyder, right, listens. The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District operates the South Shore. The Northwest Indiana Regional Development…
Bill Hanna, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, speaks Wednesday during the meeting to discuss a 20-year strategic plan for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District.
Kenneth Kinney, regional transit practice leader for URS, speaks Wednesday during a meeting to discuss a 20-year strategic strategic plan for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District.
GARY | In about a week, city officials say residents will start to notice progress on one of Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's campaign promises: the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in building local support and funding to expand the South Shore Line to Dyer.
INDIANAPOLIS | When the Indiana General Assembly convened 10 weeks ago, no one expected region lawmakers would return with $4 million to help the local match to obtain federal funds for the South Shore Line extension to Dyer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.
GARY | Gary City Council President Kyle Allen Sr. spoke against the state legislation that provides millions to expanding South Shore Line commuter rail, saying Tuesday the city should decide how the money is spent.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House hopped on board the effort to extend the South Shore commuter rail line to Dyer.
The Northwest Indiana Forum supports legislation to provide millions to fund expanding the South Shore Line commuter rail.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana State Fair attendees in August may get to do something that hasn't been allowed there for 67 years -- drink alcohol.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee agreed Monday the South Shore Line expansion project should receive the $4 million a year expected to be saved by closing a Lake County tax loophole -- even as the underlying legislation veered dangerously off-track.
EAST CHICAGO | The city has requested demolition bids for a total of 28 vacant properties, starting the second phase of a project intended to remove blight in East Chicago.
INDIANAPOLIS | Nine Northwest Indiana Democratic state lawmakers decided Tuesday they will fight to return the $4 million expected to be saved by closing a Lake County tax loophole to the county and the three casino cities that generate the revenue.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptical the state will play a significant role in extending the commuter train to Dyer -- despite the best efforts of some region lawmakers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, was unable to persuade the Senate Monday to let Gary, East Chicago, Hammond and Lake County keep a portion of their casino revenue that could be sent next year to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority would get a $4 million budget bump under a plan to fix an income tax break aimed at Lake County's poorest homeowners but claimed by many more.
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