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Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 683,000 last week, and continued to exceed last year's pace.
Northwest Indiana's union construction industry has nearly 15 times fewer accidents than the national rate, a new study found.
MUNSTER | Strack & Van Til is planning a grand reopening for its new-look supermarket in Munster, which just underwent a multimillion dollar renovation.
Shipments at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor have risen 40 percent at the shipping season's midway point, largely because steel cargoes have more than doubled so far this year to feed the thriving automotive sector.
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No city except maybe Detroit epitomizes American urban decay as much as Gary, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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SCHERERVILLE | Northwest Indiana is filled with tank farms that store the oil and gas that keep America going, but Enbridge Energy Partners LLP is building the mother of all tanks as part of $250 million investment in its terminals in Griffith and Schererville.
If you're from Northwest Indiana, chances are some relative at some point worked at one of the steel mills.
HOBART | Lake County is without a large chain bookstore for the first time in years, but readers shouldn't fret – the next chapter is a relocation.
Indiana's unemployment rate rose by 0.2 percentage points to 5.9 percent, despite a gain of 10,000 private-sector jobs in June, because more people returned to the workforce.
They worship rats at a temple to the sage Karni Mata in India.
Flaring erupted from the BP Whiting flare stacks for about 10 minutes Thursday morning.
Valparaiso-based Indiana Beverage hired Jill E. Ritchie as vice president and general counsel of government affairs.
People sometimes describe Indiana as landlocked. They either don't know their geography or don't make it up to Northwest Indiana very often.
Cheap imports are threatening steelworkers jobs across the country, and the federal government needs to step in, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky testified.
VALPARAISO | An auto parts supplier plans to expand its Valparaiso plant, where it will add up to 14 more jobs.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region surged to 677,000 tons last week, and exceeded last year's pace for the first time in 2014.
MERRILLVILLE| Centier Bank has some of the best investment advisers in the country, according to a financial group.
Two Northwest Indiana beaches ranked among the worst nationally in terms of water quality again.
Northwest Indiana's economy continued to roll, outpacing both the state and nation in May.
MERRILLVILLE | Consumer buying club DirectBuy has shrunk over the past few years from a height of more than 160 locations in the United States and Canada to about 100 today.
MERRILLVILLE | Mike Bornhorst, a seasoned corporate executive who bootstrapped his way up from selling ADT security systems door to door to becoming the de facto North American chief operating officer of Culligan International, couldn't believe what he just heard.
Steel dumpers beware: The U.S. government may start imposing tariffs of up to 118 percent.
MUNSTER | A concrete chunk from a bridge was crushing a school bus in Munster on Friday, but no one was hurt.
U.S. Steel will pay $58 million to settle a lawsuit that alleges domestic steelmakers conspired to fix prices nearly a decade ago.
GARY | Portage resident Bobby Heflin refueled Harrier Jump Jets during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, but was downsized from the U.S. Marine Corps after the campaign ended and the peacetime military shrunk.
Farm-to-table is a pretty popular concept these days, and a new restaurant takes it about as far as it can go, growing and raising almost all its food right outside.
LAPORTE | An iron foundry that has been a major employer in LaPorte since 1934 and made some of the largest metal castings in the United States is expected to close next month, putting more than 120 employees out of work.
Northwest Indiana's seafood specialty comes golden brown, heavily buttered and with lemon wedges and a ramekin full of creamy tartar sauce.
Comcast cable subscribers in Valparaiso will soon be out of luck if they want to visit a physical store.
GARY | More than 700 jobs are available, and many need to be filled now.
Steel imports are up 33 percent so far this year, while even more than 20 percent of U.S. steelmaking capacity has been sitting idle.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region inched up to 654,000 tons last week, but overall U.S. steel production dipped slightly.
EAST CHICAGO | Railings or an attendant outside a sinkhole could have prevented a fatal accident at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, a state investigation found.
Remember Hoosier State Bank of Hammond, Gary Federal Savings and Loan Association, or Industrial National Bank of East Chicago? What about Portage National Bank or Steel City Federal Savings and Loan Association? Bygone community banks in Northwest Indiana now far outnumber the remaining o…
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A locally beloved and nationally renowned chocolate shop and ice cream parlor that's been around since 1920 has filed for bankruptcy.
MICHIGAN CITY | Workers at Sullivan-Palatek build air compressors that are used on construction sites, in oil rigs and at factories across the world.
SCHERERVILLE | Northwest Indiana's hot new boutique was like the mythical village Brigadoon: here today, gone tomorrow.
Land-lubbers around the region can now get their hands on the latest imports without going anywhere near Northwest Indiana's international port.
A stay-at-home mom in suburban Birmingham, Ala., realized she faced a problem when her disabled daughter, Caroline, outgrew the shopping carts at the local stores where she shopped.
Eating gourmet grub from food trucks is old hat – there's even a Hollywood movie about it now.
GARY | An independent energy company based in Gary has made its third acquisition over the past eight months, this time so it can diversify more into natural gas production.
CHESTERTON | Business Internet users face a growing number of security threats, including malware from mobile devices and social media networks.
GARY | A blast furnace at the nation's largest steel mill is back online after repairs were made.
HOBART | Corporate executives and business leaders are most likely to listen to numbers.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is clamping down on steel dumping, at least in one small market.
Indiana secured $3.2 million to help out-of-work people find new jobs.
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