Before walking to school, a 7-year-old Highland boy used to scrub the maple floor of his father's restaurant every morning with lye soap made with cooking grease from the kitchen.
HOBART | A nearly completed concrete median that's part of Hobart's new Festival Park gateway concerns resident Larry Brown.
Jim Fitzer, of Portage's Economic Development Corp., stands near a new Family Express store under construction along Ridge Road near Willowcreek. Portage has been successfully attracting new businesses to its area.
Jim Fitzer, of Portage's Economic Development Corp., stands near a new Family Express store under construction along Ridge Road near Willowcreek.
The temporary closure of U.S. 30 in Dyer earlier this month got me to thinking.
HIGHLAND | The bright neon lights have dimmed at Johnsen's Blue Top Drive-In, a landmark Highland restaurant where carhops served up big burgers and homemade root beer for nearly eight decades.
Costs are mounting for the Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion and initiative to lure private investors.
I recently attended Lansing’s 120th birthday celebration that provided a glimpse of the village’s rich and sometimes colorful past. A lot has changed from those early days.
GRIFFITH | In 2008, Griffith began planning a renaissance of its downtown to bolster existing businesses and attract new enterprises.
The current funding debate regarding the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority and the transition in leadership at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission makes me think anew of regional approaches to governance.
MUNSTER | An interlocal agreement between the three Ridge communities’ police departments will set up a violence reduction initiative task force that better addresses crime along the Ridge Road corridor caused by gangs and narcotics.
HOBART | Police are investigating two robberies, one outside a downtown restaurant and one at a store on West 37th Avenue.
MUNSTER | It took 100 days to create a new Munster landmark along Ridge Road.
At the heart of the business community, the Munster Chamber of Commerce has been a dynamic part of Northwest Indiana since 1955. Located at 1040 Ridge Road, the chamber has more than 240 members, ranging from large regional corporations and universities to sole proprietorships, and that numb…
GARY | The Rev. Cedric Oliver doesn't take credit for starting a program which places needy families in their own homes.
MUNSTER | The Calumet Avenue grade separation and development of land south of the Canadian National tracks has a history stretching back to the Roaring '20s and involves the iconic American entrepreneur Henry Ford.
It likely comes as no surprise to motorists who rely on Ind. 49 in Porter County that the worst delays occur at the far north intersection with Indian Boundary Road in Chesterton, according to a recent study.
Demolition of a building at 533 Ridge Road in Munster will begin Wednesday, town officials said.
LANSING | The main arteries and residential side streets are clear following last week's snowstorm.
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