The Indiana Higher Education Commission raised eyebrows and tempers when it adopted a policy in October that seemed to put restraints on academic freedom at regional campuses.
Bishop Student Leadership Academy is a three-day vocational exploration. It allows young adults to learn about God, to discover their passions and what they think God is calling them to do in their lives.
Eugene Hanyzewski Sr. had a mountaintop experience in the Korean War. Literally.
Well, shut my mouth.
There’s been a lot of discussion about regionalism lately. As the current chair of the Northwest Indiana Forum Board of Directors, I am pleased that our efforts reflect regionalism at its best.
Wednesday's opening of the new Columbia Avenue bridge on the Hammond-Munster border shows what can happen when local governments work together.
Larry Bucshon is a heart surgeon, a Republican and a congressman. He has had employees who have reached lifetime insurance caps and ended up on Medicaid. He has seen thousands of poor Hoosiers on Medicaid denied access to health care. He paid about $40,000 a year in medical malpractice insur…
For the past several years, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, in cooperation with the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp., has placed a heavy emphasis on the Calumet manufacturing and logistics nexus. Our purpose has been to turn brownfields into jobs in the greate…
There has been a great deal of discussion about what the Illiana Corridor project will and won’t do as it moves through the process to be considered for inclusion in NIRPC’s 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan.
I have represented the proposed Illiana Corridor area for the past 27 years at all levels of government, including local, county and now state.
I have been appointed to represent Lowell and, in my opinion, West Creek, Cedar Creek and part of Eagle Creek Township at the upcoming NIRPC vote on whether to include the Illiana Toll Road in the 2040 plan.
Illiana Expressway planners: Be mindful of the light.
Region views on the Illiana Expressway
I was there when Merrillville incorporated in 1971 and have been a casual observer since.
As the national economy turns the corner, and employment levels inch upward, Elevate Ventures is seeking “innovation-driven companies” to stimulate equity investment and jobs in Northwest Indiana.
The international agreement to restrain Iran’s nuclear program has generated anxiety in Israel, and elsewhere. Middle East uncertainty underscores the growing importance of Turkey, a democracy with strong ties to both Iran and the West.
Every 10 years, local elected leaders are charged with redistricting based on the annual census so voters have an even-handed voice in their community.
As the Indiana State Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz continue to battle, rather than settle their differences, one point about a previous board tactic must not escape notice.
Watching the reactions to former Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's guilty plea has been interesting. The comments I've read and heard say a lot about people's outlook on life, not just their political views.
Porter County Board of Commissioners President John Evans nearly veered out into left field with a proposal for new Porter County Council districts.
Today in Northwest Indiana, we proudly boast more than 130 miles of off-road, multi-use trail in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.
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