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With the threat from a toxic algae bloom that affected the tap water for about 400,000 residents of Michigan and Ohio apparently ended, a spokesman for Indiana American Water said the chances for a similar problem in Northwest Indiana were small.
Forget what you think you know about the utility of the marijuana plant. If we can all stop snickering for a moment and clear our heads of the visions of smoke-clouded VW vans or dorm rooms, the industrial hemp from marijuana plants is looking more and more like a viable cash crop for the Ho…
HEBRON | The shutdown of the federal government last fall apparently is still having an impact.
PORTAGE | The cost of a school lunch likely will increase by a nickel for the 2012-13 school year.
For thousands of people living in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs, restricted access to nutritious, high-quality food is prevalent.
FORK IN THE ROAD: Governments looking at potential of improving community health through food studies
Local governments and regional groups are paying more attention to issues of healthy eating and its relationship to building vibrant communities.
Ashley Bradley, with her 2-year-old son Kareem Marcus in tow, couldn't help but shake her head while walking past the food store closest to her home.
A plan to help keep wildlife that may be at risk for exposure to environmental hazards away from a landfill at the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal will be implemented in August, officials said.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture may be predicting record corn yields with record prices, but local grain farmers are not counting on it.
Competition for the consumer dollar has most local grocers keeping Thanksgiving turkey prices significantly below their wholesale costs. The retail prices of whole frozen birds are comparable to their 2009 price despite a 20 percent year-to-year increase in wholesale cost.
The Newton County Rural Electric Membership Coalition will receive an electric loan guarantee, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office has reported.
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