HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber 10th annual business expo and luncheon will feature a panel of experts who will showcase the prominence of women business leaders in Northwest Indiana.
Q: I recently completed my estate plan. I signed a power or attorney but I have no idea why I have it or what I'm supposed to do with it.
Looking through the business book listings under the topic of leadership, I found hundreds, if not thousands of references. Leadership is a popular topic. Why? Because very few people (think John Wayne in some iconic movies – and they are fiction) in a leadership role feel adequate or even c…
It is essential employers prohibit the use of biased slang or slurs in the workplace. This is true whether the discriminating words relate to age, race, religion, gender, natural origin, disability or any other protected class.
Michigan City-based Rockzip Highballoons recently earned a second-place finish at the 2014 Lightning Pitch Space Competition.
VALPARAISO | Consumers may not consider peanut butter an exciting treat, but most world likely change their minds once they’ve tasted the types sold by B Nutty, said its producers .
Evan Bayh has made it official: he will not run for governor in 2016. His reason: he could not have the impact he would like to have since the General Assembly will be firmly in the hands of the Republicans. This is consistent with his long-term position as a figurehead rather than a leader …
Kokomo's Inventrek Technology Park is celebrating 10 years in operation. The incubator says its main goal over the past decade has been to "capture intellectual capital" and keep it in the city. Organizers say the park has been home to nearly 50 high-tech businesses since 2004 and has helped…
Although most commodities markets fell this week, cocoa rallied sharply on fears that the Ebola epidemic could hamper production in West Africa.
Northwest Indiana Forum President and CEO Heather Ennis, left, joins Forum members and other business leaders Thursday night at Islamorada Restaurant in Portage as they thank Karen Lauerman, center, and Donald Koliboski, foreground, for their years of service at the Forum.
The U.S. Treasury expects to roll out in late 2014 a new retirement savings account called myRA. The program is designed especially for new savers without existing retirement accounts.
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HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is doing some upkeep on its “A Christmas Story Comes Home” exhibit in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season.
PORTAGE | The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission approved a resolution involving transportation improvement projects for 2014 through 2017 during the full commission meeting Thursday.
MERRILLVILLE | About 300 businesswomen from throughout the area gathered at the Radisson Hotel on Thursday to learn and share lessons on work and life during the Lakeshore Public Media Professional Women’s Conference.
Two of the biggest players in the state's biotechnology industry are joining forces. Greenfield-based Elanco, the animal health division of Eli Lilly and Co., and Dow AgroSciences LLC in Indianapolis have reached a research and development agreement. The collaboration will focus on increasin…
What's in a word? Well, if the word comes from the mouth of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, then a word can move the world.
Community Health Network in Indianapolis says it will invest $175 million to build three new health pavilions in its East Region over the next few years. The system says the project also includes an expansion of Community East's emergency department, which will nearly double the number of pa…
Q: Now that school has started, my children are on the computer more. How can I keep them safe while surfing and how can I tell which sites they’ve been visiting?
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region rebounded to 689,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry dripped slightly last week.
UNION MILLS | Rebuilding a facility where local farmers sell grain that is stored then shipped to markets is nearing completion more than a year after a grain dust explosion in one of the silos killed a worker.
The president of the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce says the 7th Annual Elkhart RV Open House, which is taking place this week, offers a "concentrated look" at the industry's community impact. Kyle Hannon says the event allows the city to show off for the 4,000 professionals expected to…
LAPORTE | Hospitals in LaPorte and Starke counties operating under the IU Health umbrella are looking to add a partner to better position the medical facilities for the future.
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