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STORY OF THE WEEK

S'ville urgent care receives re-certification

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Meraki, Crown Point

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Meraki, Crown Point

Meraki is a Greek word meaning to do something with soul creativity or love -- to put something of yourself into your work.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Smashmouth Burgers closes

TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Smashmouth Burgers closes

Schererville's Smashmouth Burgers and Pizza, which Times of Northwest Indiana readers voted Best of the Region in 2013, has closed.

September 27, 2014 2:00 pm

BUSINESS MARKETING: Follow-up and be remembered

Businesspeople meet other businesspeople all the time. At trade shows, networking events, seminars and on sales calls we are constantly shaking hands and exchanging business cards.

September 27, 2014 1:39 pm

EYE ON THE PIE: Public broadcasting: a tool for economic development

In Jasper last week a man asked me how that already successful southern Indiana city could improve its prospects. That attitude makes Jasper successful. Even though Dubois County has thrived for decades, a progressive spirit persists.

September 27, 2014 8:02 am

Average gas prices

Per gallon of regular fuel           Friday Week ago Month ago Year ago Northwest Indiana $3.400 $3.409 $3.479 $3.400 Chicago metro $3.659 $3.674  $3.621 $3.651 Nation $3.344 $3.356 $3.431 $3.433 Source: AAA Fuel Gauge Report        

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

Business - Metal price

Metal Price Change Copper $3.0290 -0.0310 Gold $1214.10 -7.10 Silver  $17.477 +0.098 Platinum $1302.00 -12.20

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

Business - Oil prices

Day Close Change Friday  $93.54  +1.01

September 27, 2014 12:00 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 84: Taltree Arboretum and Gardens

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 84: Taltree Arboretum and Gardens

The giant bur oaks that dot the landscape of Taltree Arboretum and Gardens had, at one time, been tiny acorns.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am

Event outlines doing business with Canada

Those interested in doing business with Canada or increasing their business with Canada should attend a seminar on this topic from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at the Prairie State College Conference Center, 202 S. Halsted Street, Chicago Heights.

September 26, 2014 1:20 pm

Workshop helps businesses develop communications strategy

GARY | Developing a cost-effective marketing communications plan will be the topic of a no-cost workshop from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday Oct. 2 at Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, in the Medical/Professional Building in MP Room 1156.

September 26, 2014 12:29 pm

Morning business session to focus on emerging tech trends

First Financial Bank is holding a free workshop called “Incorporating Emerging Technology Trends to Increase your Sales and Profitability” from 8 to 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at the bank's Crown Point Banking Center, 11890 Broadway at U.S. 231. Small-business owners and managers will learn new technolo…

September 26, 2014 10:16 am

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Checking your credit report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau encourages consumers to check their credit reports at least once a year.

September 26, 2014 10:11 am
20 UNDER 40: Monica Flanagin Decker

20 UNDER 40: Monica Flanagin Decker

With ribbons of seaweed, a shell crown and wings, Monica Flanagin Decker sparks a sense of wonder and delight as Ella Seaswirls: Ariel’s “best friend” and member of Flanagin Fairies.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Ellis Dumas III

20 UNDER 40: Ellis Dumas III

Ellis Dumas III believes he has been blessed with an abundance of gifts, and believes it is his duty to pass those blessings around in his community.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Nick Lagina

20 UNDER 40: Nick Lagina

Franciscan Alliance General Counsel Nick Lagina says one of the biggest challenges facing health care today, and therefore to the lawyers advising health care clients, is the ever evolving nature of proving health care in a complex business environment.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Steven Lammers

20 UNDER 40: Steven Lammers

St. Joseph County Superior Court Judge Jane Woodward Miller knew while she was coaching Steven Lammers’ high school mock trial team nearly two decades ago his compassionate spirit would one day illuminate the world.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Theresa Mudd

20 UNDER 40: Theresa Mudd

Whether nurturing employees, promoting health and wellness or teaching her young children to donate old toys, banker Theresa Mudd has a passion for people and loves touching the future.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Mario Minotti

20 UNDER 40: Mario Minotti

Mario Minotti’s grandfather worked for the Department of Treasury in Rome and arrived in the United States from Italy with his family, a passion for finance and advice that has been passed down the generations.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Dr. Rachel Niemi

20 UNDER 40: Dr. Rachel Niemi

As a new psychologist, Dr. Rachel Niemi was presented an opportunity to design a program from the ground up that would bring hope and facilitate change in the lives of Northwest Indiana women.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Eric Newell

20 UNDER 40: Eric Newell

Schererville firefighter/paramedic Eric Newell is the youngest President of the Professional Firefighters Union Local 4279 in its history. He has also played a key role in fundraising programs which have raised more than $30,000 for state and local charities.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Randy Palmateer

20 UNDER 40: Randy Palmateer

Randy Palmateer came from humble beginnings, and soon found himself fighting for tradesmen like his grandfather and uncle, who he grew up watching and admiring.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Ryan Smiley

20 UNDER 40: Ryan Smiley

Today’s youth are facing a myriad of challenges Ryan Smiley never imagined as a kid.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Brian Sheely

20 UNDER 40: Brian Sheely

Growing up in the aviation world, Brian Sheely looks forward to spotlighting the Region’s offerings while helping the next generation take flight in the industry as well as in the business community.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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20 UNDER 40: Rick Urschel

20 UNDER 40: Rick Urschel

Rick Urschel’s resume isn’t long — but don’t assume that has anything to do with his experience.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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