East Chicago to receive $8.5M grant for Indiana Harbor improvements Saturday, April 21, 2018 Holcomb announces $436 million in water infrastructure upgrades for Indiana Thursday, April 19, 2018 EPA head Scott Pruitt, Region 5 leader, governor quietly visit Federated Metals site
Thursday, April 19, 2018 Indiana lawmakers hear ideas on boosting 'troubling' minority college graduation rates
Only 18.7 percent of African-American and Hispanic students statewide graduated on time with four-year degrees, state report says Thursday, April 19, 2018 Financially troubled Gary schools to cut 60 jobs Officials hope not to have to layoff any teachers Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Carson's parent company may liquidate all stores, including all three in NWI Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Highland redevelopment director says businesses are interested in downtown storefronts Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Blighted Gary factory site nears transformation
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Hobart mayor: Not a 'bedroom community'; city works to attract upscale new-homes Monday, April 16, 2018 EDITORIAL: Overpasses will boost rail safety Sunday, April 15, 2018 EDITORIAL: Any school referendums should offer transparency Sunday, April 15, 2018 Nearly 50 NWI business leaders contribute to new economic development blueprint Sunday, April 15, 2018 Where are drug overdose deaths happening in Northwest Indiana?
Despite all the overdose deaths, drug treatment can often be difficult to access in the area Sunday, April 15, 2018 Indiana's 'holy money' might seed South Shore rail project Proposal is to expand the commuter line from single track to double track between Gary and Michigan City Sunday, April 15, 2018 Frontline Foundations expands drug treatment options in LaPorte Saturday, April 14, 2018 Labor, union experts: Despite laws, Indiana public school teachers could strike A lack of raises over time is feeding into the state’s teacher shortage, state superintendent says Saturday, April 14, 2018 A 'speck' on the radar or a citizens' lobby: Can local officials influence national leaders? Officials have waded in on violence in Charlottesville, Va.; gun safety; the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program; the North American Free Trade Agreement, among others Friday, April 13, 2018 Five community foundations create Great Lakes One Water Partnership Work to advance a new era of water infrastructure management for the benefit of people and businesses in the southwest region of Lake Michigan Thursday, April 12, 2018 Northwest Indiana casinos show strong month in March 2018, take in $93.2 million Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Indiana's education chief notes changes coming with school funding, safety
Jennifer McCormick says districts will see more referendums; doesn't support arming teachers Monday, April 9, 2018 EPA official: 'We're making headway' with East Chicago cleanup Monday, April 9, 2018 South Bend mayor: South Shore study worth the wait Five station relocation options being considered Sunday, April 8, 2018 Indiana Supreme Court OKs garnishing bail bonds to pay noncourt debts Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Skateboard park rolling into Highland, likely in early July 2018
Monday, April 2, 2018 East Chicago's 17-mile high-speed fiber optic network complete Monday, April 2, 2018 Northwest Indiana Forum rolls out 'welcome to the middle of everywhere' marketing slogan
Saturday, March 31, 2018 EDITORIAL: Staggering improvement for local government Saturday, March 31, 2018 How to solve the NWI Region's opioid crisis? Conference tries to find out
Crisis is particularly "insidious" because people who are addicted often start with a legal prescription, says State Rep. Scott Pelath Saturday, March 31, 2018 Hammond City Council approves 13 more 'blue net' cameras, funded with casino money They scan for license plates that could be linked to a possible driving violation, wanted individual, stolen car, Amber alert or other crime Saturday, March 31, 2018 East Chicago lakefront getting a $15.5 million makeover Will include new harbor walk and 25-foot-tall beach ball and umbrella sculptures Thursday, March 29, 2018 Indiana state flood assistance drying up
Budget to aid victims could be amended Thursday, March 29, 2018 OPINION: Hoosier public schools need bolder action plans Monday, March 26, 2018 COMMENTARY: After years of neglect, Gary Area Career Center invites students to discover 'unused potential'
Monday, March 26, 2018 Retail in NWI rebounding after major culling Sunday, March 25, 2018 South Shore eyes fare increase, plans to discuss move during five public hearings
Monthly ticket increases will range from $9.50 to $12 Saturday, March 24, 2018 Graffiti wall and an urban ruin garden in Gary could become public art space
Field Museum's interest lies in their desire to see the National Parks Service create a Calumet National Heritage Area out of the region stretching from 79th Street and the lakefront in Chicago east to the Indiana/Michigan border Saturday, March 24, 2018 Gary Housing Authority to demolish 252 vacant homes with $3.2 million from HUD
Federal housing officials now mandate that new projects must avoid high-rises and large clusters of units Friday, March 23, 2018