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Report: Trib to buy Post-Tribune, other suburban papers

Report: Trib to buy Post-Tribune, other suburban papers

In a tectonic shift in the local media landscape, Chicago's leading media observer is reporting the parent company of the Sun-Times plans to sell to rival Chicago Tribune all its suburban newspapers, including the Post-Tribune and the Southtown Star. 

5 hours ago
Indiana unemployment rate falls again

Indiana unemployment rate falls again

A surge in manufacturing jobs led to a 0.1 percent drop in Indiana's unemployment rate last month.

6 hours ago
Lake Federal Bank to launch mobile banking

Lake Federal Bank to launch mobile banking

HAMMOND | A bank that started in Hammond's Hessville neighborhood 57 years ago has added branches in Highland, St. John and, later this week, on its customers' phones.

October 20, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Gas prices dip below $3 a gallon

Gas prices dip below $3 a gallon

You don't need to drive a DeLorean like in "Back to the Future" to enjoy retro gas prices.

October 20, 2014 5:00 pm
NWI STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Skateboarder-turned-businessman on Cloud 9

NWI STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Skateboarder-turned-businessman on Cloud 9

Dyer resident Kyle Ayling has been popping ollies and doing other skateboarding tricks since he was 11-years-old.

October 19, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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First TEDx event coming to Northwest Indiana

Chances are, you've watched a TED Talk on YouTube, or maybe heard one on the radio or a podcast.

October 18, 2014 10:30 pm
Retiring Strack and Van Til president proves hard work pays off

Retiring Strack and Van Til president proves hard work pays off

A longtime fixture in the local business community started his career in the grocery industry at a time when they still stamped the prices on the cans and rang them up manually at the cash register.

October 18, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Highland's Town Theatre to anchor arts and culture district

Highland's Town Theatre to anchor arts and culture district

Fond memories of first dates with future spouses, nights out on the town, and quaint intermissions with cake and coffee inspired people from across Northwest Indiana to rally to save the historic Town Theatre.

October 17, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Grant's Appliances abruptly closes

MERRILLVILLE | Customers awaiting the delivery of washing machines and HDTVs feel ripped off after a longtime appliance store closed without warning. 

October 16, 2014 2:00 pm

Window cleaning business opens in Merrillville

A military veteran from Crown Point has opened a new Fish Window Cleaning franchise in Merrillville.

October 16, 2014 11:03 am
Getting high school students interested in steel industry

Getting high school students interested in steel industry

Editor's Note: This is part two of a two-part series on the Steelworker for the Future program.

October 15, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Steelworker for the Future grads getting hired on at mills

Steelworker for the Future grads getting hired on at mills

Editor's Note: This is part one of a two-part series on the Steelworker for the Future program.

October 14, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Donnelly: State should take Toll Road back

Donnelly: State should take Toll Road back

PORTAGE | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly said the Indiana Toll Road lease turned out to be "mess of epic proportions" and the state should take management back now as the Spanish-Australian consortium operating it has gone bankrupt. 

October 14, 2014 5:45 pm

Spotlight shines on Michigan City companies

MICHIGAN CITY | Calumet Pallet, D. Martin Enterprises, and other businesses have invested and created jobs in Michigan City in recent years.

October 14, 2014 1:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production falls by 34,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region plunged to 663,000 tons, while overall domestic output fell.

October 14, 2014 12:00 pm
Steel framing association aims to raise construction standards

Steel framing association aims to raise construction standards

If you're going to build an apartment, hotel or assisted living facility, you could stack wood on concrete platforms or use a steel frame.

October 14, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Valpo-based property manager wins honor

Valparaiso-based 1st American Management Co. Inc. has won industry recognition.

October 13, 2014 11:36 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 100: Blast furnace

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 100: Blast furnace

Sand dunes are the defining geographic feature of the region, but more than a century ago workers, teams of horses and packs of mules flattened them along much of the lakefront.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Ulta Beauty opens a new Michigan City store

An upscale cosmetics and fragrance superstore is opening in the Dunes Plaza shopping center in Michigan City.

October 10, 2014 2:59 pm

Methodist Hospitals make big investment in imaging

GARY | Methodist Hospitals is planning a multimillion-dollar investment in the latest diagnostic imagining equipment.

October 09, 2014 2:00 pm

'Life After IU' involves networking

GARY | College grads, there is life after IU.

October 09, 2014 12:00 pm

Fifth Third Bank strategist to give talk

Curious about where the economy and stock markets are headed?

October 09, 2014 7:30 am

Employers can learn about value of interns

Local universities and the Valparaiso-based Center for Workforce Innovations are encouraging area employers to consider internship programs. Ancilla College, Calumet College of St. Joseph, St.  Joseph's College in Rensselaer and Valparaiso University are promoting the Indiana Chamber of Comm…

October 08, 2014 1:30 pm

Decor & More relocates in Highland

Decor & More, a home furnishing store in Highland, has been so successful that it's moving into a much larger location.

October 07, 2014 1:36 pm

Marquette Mall up for sale

Got $11.5 million just lying around, burning a hole in your pocket?

October 07, 2014 1:00 pm

Great Lakes steel production increases by 10,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 698,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry fell sharply last week.

October 07, 2014 12:00 pm

Plastic container company planning LaPorte factory

LAPORTE| A plastic container and tray company plans to hire up to 19 workers at a new factory in LaPorte.

October 06, 2014 3:00 pm
Port receives first shipment of windmill blades in years

Port receives first shipment of windmill blades in years

PORTAGE| The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor recently had its first shipment of windmill blades and towers in three years as cargo picked up on the Great Lakes.

October 06, 2014 1:00 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 93: Disc golf courses

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 93: Disc golf courses

Disc golf owes as much to the modern practice of tossing Frisbees around on a college campus quad as to the time-honored Scottish tradition of golf.

October 06, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Hobart man airlifted after fall from tree stand

A Hobart man suffered injuries after he fell from a tree stand while hunting in the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area.

October 05, 2014 11:15 pm
Dead man discovered in Hegewisch garage

Dead man discovered in Hegewisch garage

CHICAGO| Police are investigating the death of an adult man who was found in a garage in Hegewisch.

October 05, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 92: Bison and agritourism

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 92: Bison and agritourism

Those looking for a home where the buffalo roam have to venture no further west than Northwest Indiana.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 90: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 90: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

The copper-clad steeple of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is visible for miles.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am
Fronius aims to make solar energy mainstream

Fronius aims to make solar energy mainstream

PORTAGE| Fronius USA installed a new 211 kW rooftop solar array, enabling it to do more testing and slashing its electricity bills by a fifth in the first month.

October 02, 2014 4:18 pm

Korellis Roofing wins President's Club Award

HAMMOND | Korellis Roofing was one of 30 top licensed contractors out of around 3,300 worldwide to receive a prestigious industry award.

October 02, 2014 2:43 pm
Good Fellow Club celebrates 102nd anniversary

Good Fellow Club celebrates 102nd anniversary

GARY | The steel mills that ring Lake Michigan's southern shore are rife with traditions, but one of the proudest is the Good Fellow Club.

October 02, 2014 5:00 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 89: Dali mural

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 89: Dali mural

A surrealist masterpiece has loomed large over downtown Hammond since 2001.

October 02, 2014 12:05 am

Valpo company developing downtown Indy hotel

VALPARAISO| A Valparaiso-based hospitality and development company is planning a new hotel in downtown Indianapolis.

October 01, 2014 12:30 pm
I Make America Harley Tour rumbles into town

I Make America Harley Tour rumbles into town

MICHIGAN CITY | Congress has approved short-term stopgap highway funding for years, instead of a long-term transportation bill that would spell out exactly how much roadwork would be done on the interstates over the next four years.

September 30, 2014 4:00 pm

National Manufacturing Day to shine light on sector

Students often overlook manufacturing as a career path, but Manufacturing Day hopes to make them more aware of the option.

September 30, 2014 12:28 pm

Great Lakes steel production inches up by 1,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region increased slightly to 688,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry fell sharply last week.

September 30, 2014 12:00 pm
Modern Forge ramping up production, staff in Merrillville

Modern Forge ramping up production, staff in Merrillville

Third-generation family-owned Modern Forge has moved from a rambling complex of 50 buildings in Blue Island to a new state-of-the-art facility surrounded by corn stalks and cattails on the southern outskirts of Merrillville.

September 29, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Northwest Indiana population shifting south, east

Northwest Indiana population shifting south, east

Most Northwest Indiana cities and towns lost residents last year as the region's population continued to migrate south and east.

September 27, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Northwest Indiana industrial market heating up

Northwest Indiana industrial market heating up

After a slight setback this winter, Northwest Indiana's industrial real estate market has surged back to its highest point in years.

September 26, 2014 6:06 pm Photos

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Explosion reported at ArcelorMittal Riverdale

RIVERDALE | An explosion rattled ArcelorMittal Riverdale Thursday night.

September 26, 2014 12:00 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 83: Fish Fries

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 83: Fish Fries

Northwest Indiana does fish fries right.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am
Summer's over: Farewell high gas prices

Summer's over: Farewell high gas prices

Average gas prices have fallen to an average of $3.39 a gallon after the BP Whiting Refinery and other refineries stopped making the more expensive summer blend gasoline.

September 25, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Startup culture focus of NWI Tech Foundry

Startup culture focus of NWI Tech Foundry

Companies in the inaugural class of NWI Tech Foundry, a new startup accelerator in downtown Valparaiso, aim to create a job website for adjunct professors, protect the mobile devices of school-age children, and send high-altitude balloons up to the cusp of outer space.

September 25, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Beemsterboer shuts down petcoke storage terminal in Chicago

Beemsterboer shuts down petcoke storage terminal in Chicago

Beemsterboer Slag Corp. has closed down its petcoke storage operation in Chicago and sold its Calumet Transload Facility at 2900 E. 106th St. after an ongoing crackdown.

September 25, 2014 5:00 pm
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