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Great Lakes steel production rises by 7,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rose to 670,000 tons, as overall domestic output picked up.

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Going to college not the only path to success

Going to college not the only path to success

MERRILLVILLE | Area school counselors and teachers learned about the challenges and opportunities of the construction trades Wednesday on a tour of several region training centers and a construction site.

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Alcoa expansion changing LaPorte's future

LAPORTE | Just a few short years ago, the future of Alcoa Howmet in LaPorte was teetering on closure. Now, with a $100 million dollar expansion underway, the company along with hundreds of new jobs appear to be here for the long term.

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Northwest Indiana Works Council and READY NWI are taking educators, including teachers, guidance counselors and administrators,

Northwest Indiana Works Council and READY NWI are taking educators, including teachers, guidance counselors and administrators,

Dan Waldrup, from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, talks to educators as part of a Northwest Indiana Works Council and READY NWI program Wednesday to draw more young people to careers in the building trades.

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Northwest Indiana Works Council and READY NWI are taking educators, including teachers, guidance counselors and administrators,

Northwest Indiana Works Council and READY NWI are taking educators, including teachers, guidance counselors and administrators,

Ken Jania, from Local IBW Joint Apprenticeship Training Center, gives a tour of the solar panels and wind generator as part of a Northwest Indiana Works Council and READY NWI program Wednesday to interest young people in building-trades careers.

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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. 

October 21, 2014 4:00 pm
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.

October 21, 2014 2:30 pm
Donnelly asks Treasury secretary to keep LIFO accounting

Donnelly asks Treasury secretary to keep LIFO accounting

WASHINGTON | U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., led a bipartisan group of 14 senators Tuesday in sending a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Jack Lew expressing concern with recent proposals that would repeal the accounting method of “last-in, first-out…

October 21, 2014 1:44 pm Related

Times sweeps investigative reporting category in annual newspaper contest

CHICAGO | The Times of Northwest Indiana took the top three places for investigative reporting in the annual Inland Press Association Newsroom and Digital Journalism contest.

October 21, 2014 10:29 am

Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong U.S. hiring

WASHINGTON | U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.

October 20, 2014 5:03 pm
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

Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

DETROIT | Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires.

October 20, 2014 4:51 pm

Not so fast cordcutters -- cable's not going anywhere

NEW YORK | Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a …

October 20, 2014 4:44 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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American Cancer Society spreads hope with a local touch

American Cancer Society spreads hope with a local touch

As a national organization, one of the greatest challenges it faces is mobilizing on the local level.

October 19, 2014 2:30 am Photos

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STORY OF THE WEEK

Strack & Van Til names new president

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Professionals on the move

Professionals on the move

Terany Collins, of Merrillville, was promoted to program manager at the Mental Health America of Lake County’s Hammond office. Amber Thornberry, of Gary, was promoted to Healthy Families supervisor at the organization’s Hammond office.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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What's next after wild week for stocks?

The stock market needs to see a therapist.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

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

TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Holladay completes LifeWorks land sale

Holladay Properties has closed on the sale of Lot 9, a 2.78 acre parcel of land located in the LifeWorks Business Park in Michigan City. The site is located near the intersection of I-94 and US-421 and construction is expected to begin this fall on a new, 86 room Hilton branded hotel. The sa…

October 18, 2014 2:00 pm
SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

Vintage, upscale and eco-clothing line the racks at Nine Muses, a small shop in the heart of Crete's historic Main Street.

October 18, 2014 1:53 pm Photos

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Entrepreneurs to be honored

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest ISBDC will welcome the 2014 class of honorees at its 23rd annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards, or E-Day.

October 18, 2014 12:37 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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Students interact with local leaders

Students interact with local leaders

Today's teenagers represent tomorrow's business and community leaders, entrepreneurs and inventors: the young professionals of the 21st century.

October 17, 2014 4:02 pm Photos

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NWI has challenges, promise

NWI has challenges, promise

Northwestern Indiana mayors heard about the challenges and promise facing Northwest Indiana when it comes to economic development from a nationally known site selector on Thursday.

October 16, 2014 2:00 pm

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

LaPorte County seeks influence with Toll Road

LaPorte County has taken steps aimed at influencing the state to try and take back operations of the Indiana Toll Road and provide revenue sharing to counties along the entire stretch of the highway if the road remains under a lease.

October 16, 2014 12:00 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
Society to honor individuals, teams at ceremony

Society to honor individuals, teams at ceremony

Ivy Tech Community College Northwest and The Society of Innovators will celebrate the contributions of 32 individuals and teams to the quality of life and the economy in Northwest Indiana during the society’s 10th annual induction ceremony Thursday evening.

October 16, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Valparaiso men’s store closing after more than 30 years

Valparaiso men’s store closing after more than 30 years

For more than 30 years, David Shurr has been helping men around Northwest Indiana step up their style game at his store, David’s Men’s Clothier.

October 16, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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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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Toll Road board hears about 'worn out' road

Toll Road board hears about 'worn out' road

GRANGER, Ind. | The challenges facing the Indiana Toll Road as it moves through bankruptcy were on display at a meeting of its state oversight board on Wednesday.

October 15, 2014 7:18 pm Video
New website connects professors with universities

New website connects professors with universities

VALPARAISO | AdjunctProfessorLink.com is a matchmaking service for college instructors and universities.

October 15, 2014 5:00 am 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

INDOT plans Ind. 55 repaving ahead of Illiana construction

The Indiana Department of Transportation plans a $4.5 million repaving project for a section of Ind. 55 that could host a key Illiana Expressway interchange.

October 14, 2014 2:30 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
Strack & Van Til names new president

Strack & Van Til names new president

Ken Diehl will serve as the new president and CEO of the region's main local grocery chain, Strack & Van Til announced Tuesday.

October 14, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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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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Opportunities exist for Broadway livable corridor

Opportunities exist for Broadway livable corridor

GARY | Developing Broadway from the Gary Metro Center at 280 Broadway south to 93rd Avenue in Crown Point as a livable corridor depends on the will of the people in three Northwest Indiana communities and cooperation between governmental and private sectors.

October 13, 2014 3:34 pm

Valpo-based property manager wins honor

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

October 13, 2014 11:36 am

New factory in LaPorte could build jobs momentum

LAPORTE | A new factory in LaPorte could be just the tip of the iceberg for the jobs anticipated at the city's Thomas Rose Industrial Park, which is undergoing a major expansion.

October 12, 2014 6:00 am
Professionals on the move

Professionals on the move

Endocrinologist Ashley Therasse has joined to the Porter Health Care System  network, Porter Physician Group, and  will be seeing patients at Porter Endocrinology, in Valparaiso.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Spending patterns, lack of education can lead to retirement shortfall

Spending patterns, lack of education can lead to retirement shortfall

A lack of education and guidance as well as a lifetime of spending habits can add up to a shortage of funds for retirement, local experts say.

October 11, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Small Business Citizenship: The Full-Participation Practice of Dr. Gus Galante

Small Business Citizenship: The Full-Participation Practice of Dr. Gus Galante

Many people know who Dr. Gus Galante is by sight, before they are introduced, simply because he is everywhere.

October 11, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Savor olive oil, support breast cancer research

Good to Go By Lucrezia, an olive oil retailer stores in Chesterton and Valparaiso, is offering pink pour spouts for $5 for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All the proceeds go to the Susan G. Koman Foundation, which is dedicated to the search for a cure. 

October 11, 2014 2:00 pm

Failure to invest in infrastructure threatens economy

INDIANAPOLIS | Decades of public policy focused on reducing government spending and cutting taxes have left the United States and Indiana with a legacy of crumbling roads and bridges and no money to fix them.

October 11, 2014 12:15 pm
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