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State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | The state official overseeing the Indiana Toll Road lease assured Hoosier lawmakers Tuesday that the private operator's bankruptcy will not affect highway functions, force toll hikes or put state funds at risk.

September 23, 2014 6:30 pm

Regional Development Authority renewal a must for 2015

Since its inception nearly 10 years ago, the Regional Development Authority has been a prolific economic development tool in Northwest Indiana, leveraging millions of dollars in local money with funds generated by the State of Indiana.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

Munster approves funding interlocal agreement for South Shore extension

MUNSTER | The town is stepping up financially in its support for the South Shore Line extension.

August 15, 2014 6:45 pm

Valpo to use report to improve V-Line service

VALPARAISO | Without funding to expand Valparaiso's V-Line bus service beyond its city limits, Valparaiso is interested in a consultant's recommendations for improving the service within its borders.

August 09, 2014 4:30 pm
Portage's Lakefront and Riverwalk gave rebirth to industrial land

Portage's Lakefront and Riverwalk gave rebirth to industrial land

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.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

GUEST COMMENTARY: I fight for Hammond, make no apologies

In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

Northwest Indiana Regional Development funds helped pay for the Wolf Lake Pavilion in Hammond.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

RDA grant helps Valpo prepare for Pratt expansion

VALPARAISO | To get ready for the increased sewage to be generated by the Pratt Industries expansion, the city's Utilities Board voted Tuesday to accept a grant for the upgrade of the Horseprairie Avenue pump station.

April 25, 2014 12:16 pm

Valpo approves contract for UV disinfection upgrade

VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved a $304,357 contract Tuesday with MWH Americas Inc., of Chicago, for the design of a new ultraviolet disinfection system at the sewage treatment plant.

April 23, 2014 4:15 pm
Valpo mayor sees more big projects coming for city

Valpo mayor sees more big projects coming for city

VALPARAISO | As Valparaiso moves toward completing the long-range vision being developed under ValpoNEXT, the city still has some big plans it hopes to accomplish in the next two or three years, Mayor Jon Costas said.

April 19, 2014 10:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Remembering King's questions, confronting elite answers

GUEST COMMENTARY: Remembering King's questions, confronting elite answers

Now that we have witnessed the 2014 round of commemorations proclaiming America and Northwest Indiana firmly on the road to Martin Luther King's dream, those who want to make the dream real must pursue his true activism.  

March 04, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Forum supports $4 million for train expansion

The Northwest Indiana Forum supports legislation to provide millions to fund expanding the South Shore Line commuter rail.

March 03, 2014 6:30 pm

E.C. seeks bids for demolition of 28 properties

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.

February 15, 2014 7:45 pm
The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority funds helped pay for The Pavilion at Wolf Lake in Hammond.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County officials dis, discuss RDA

CROWN POINT | Randy Palmateer asked Lake County officials Wednesday to rate his first year as their representative on the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.

February 06, 2014 7:45 pm

Valpo honing in on site of new transit center

VALPARAISO | The city hopes to go to the Regional Development Authority later this month to seek funds to construct a new Transit Oriented Development downtown.

February 02, 2014 5:45 pm
RDA grants E.C. $17 million for waterfront revitalization

RDA grants E.C. $17 million for waterfront revitalization

CROWN POINT | The Board of Directors of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority on Tuesday approved a $17 million matching grant for the Waterfront Revitalization Initiative in East Chicago.

November 19, 2013 3:30 pm
Region leaders' retreat helps frame top 10 priorities

Region leaders' retreat helps frame top 10 priorities

Northwest Indiana Regional Development funds helped pay for The Pavilion at Wolf Lake in Hammond. "Secure funding for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority" was atop the One Region list of priorities, with 25 percent of participants in a recent summit voting for it.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: State agency should anchor ports plan

The Ports of Indiana Commission is pumping $1.7 million into its Portage facility to improve the rail and sewer infrastructure. That's important work to keep the deepwater facility viable.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The Roundtable's May 31 edition discusses the state of Planned Parenthood in Indiana, the EPA's funding to demolish abandoned buildings and Porter County's nominee for the RDA.

May 31, 2013 3:39 pm
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