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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.
A surge in manufacturing jobs led to a 0.1 percent drop in Indiana's unemployment rate last month.
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.
You don't need to drive a DeLorean like in "Back to the Future" to enjoy retro gas prices.
Dyer resident Kyle Ayling has been popping ollies and doing other skateboarding tricks since he was 11-years-old.
Chances are, you've watched a TED Talk on YouTube, or maybe heard one on the radio or a podcast.
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.
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.
MERRILLVILLE | Customers awaiting the delivery of washing machines and HDTVs feel ripped off after a longtime appliance store closed without warning.
A military veteran from Crown Point has opened a new Fish Window Cleaning franchise in Merrillville.
Editor's Note: This is part two of a two-part series on the Steelworker for the Future program.
Editor's Note: This is part one of a two-part series on the Steelworker for the Future program.
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.
MICHIGAN CITY | Calumet Pallet, D. Martin Enterprises, and other businesses have invested and created jobs in Michigan City in recent years.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region plunged to 663,000 tons, while overall domestic output fell.
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.
Valparaiso-based 1st American Management Co. Inc. has won industry recognition.
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.
An upscale cosmetics and fragrance superstore is opening in the Dunes Plaza shopping center in Michigan City.
GARY | Methodist Hospitals is planning a multimillion-dollar investment in the latest diagnostic imagining equipment.
GARY | College grads, there is life after IU.
Curious about where the economy and stock markets are headed?
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…
Decor & More, a home furnishing store in Highland, has been so successful that it's moving into a much larger location.
Got $11.5 million just lying around, burning a hole in your pocket?
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 698,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry fell sharply last week.
LAPORTE| A plastic container and tray company plans to hire up to 19 workers at a new factory in LaPorte.
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.
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.
A Hobart man suffered injuries after he fell from a tree stand while hunting in the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area.
CHICAGO| Police are investigating the death of an adult man who was found in a garage in Hegewisch.
Those looking for a home where the buffalo roam have to venture no further west than Northwest Indiana.
The copper-clad steeple of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is visible for miles.
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.
HAMMOND | Korellis Roofing was one of 30 top licensed contractors out of around 3,300 worldwide to receive a prestigious industry award.
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.
A surrealist masterpiece has loomed large over downtown Hammond since 2001.
VALPARAISO| A Valparaiso-based hospitality and development company is planning a new hotel in downtown Indianapolis.
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.
Students often overlook manufacturing as a career path, but Manufacturing Day hopes to make them more aware of the option.
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.
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.
Most Northwest Indiana cities and towns lost residents last year as the region's population continued to migrate south and east.
A steel processing and logistics business in Gary wanted to go big, and decided it might as well go as big as possible.
After a slight setback this winter, Northwest Indiana's industrial real estate market has surged back to its highest point in years.
RIVERDALE | An explosion rattled ArcelorMittal Riverdale Thursday night.
Northwest Indiana does fish fries right.
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.
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.
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.
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