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'Unprecedented' development in works for Crown Point; cost is estimated up to $250 million
109-acre site, currently zoned for industrial use, will need to be rezoned for business
Monday, February 19, 2018
$65 million Elkhart aquatics center just the beginning of opportunity
Downtown facility is projected to have an economic impact of about $4.7 million per year
Monday, February 19, 2018
Plotting the future of the Elkhart County 4-H Fair: Board unveils 25-year master plan
Monday, February 19, 2018
Plenty of potential, South Bend-Elkhart aiming for 200 start-up companies by 2025
“We’ve got people with ideas that need to be enabled,” says president of Regional Economic Development Strategy's startup committee
Monday, February 19, 2018
Residents demand tougher gun laws at Republican town hall in St. John in Lake County
Several people asked for legislation that ensures weapons like AR-15s — which the Florida shooter allegedly used — don't get in the hands of ill-intentioned people so easily
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Indiana schools all supposed to conduct emergency training per state law
Must conduct at least one tornado drill and at least one man-made occurrence disaster drill annually
Saturday, February 17, 2018
National effort to write love notes to immigrants begins in downtown Goshen
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Elkhart County officials say local election system secure
Since not hooked to internet, 'nobody can sit at home in their pajamas and hack into our voting machines,' County Clerk Wendy Hudson
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Rochester City Council OKs to pay Fulton County EDC $107,526, nearly half its budget
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Gary schools manager plans to close Wirt-Emerson at end of year
Friday, February 16, 2018
Can connections curb gun violence? School workers trained to spot warning signs
Schools across Indiana are showing a need for more social workers who specialize in mental health, Oaklawn official says
Friday, February 16, 2018
'What a big hot mess this is': Senate bill could cut Gary School Board meetings to 4 per year
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Portage mayor facing federal corruption charges plans to still be mayor next year
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Indiana Supreme Court rules public owns beach along state's Lake Michigan shores
State holds in trust "the lands under navigable waters within its borders, 'including the shores or space between ordinary high and low water marks, for the benefit of the people.'"
Thursday, February 15, 2018
South Shore projects in play with federal budget, infrastructure maneuvering
The impact of a new funding program — the second Trump policy proposal announced Monday — remains uncertain
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Mishawaka kindergartners at home on Bethel College campus
Monday, February 12, 2018
Miami County faces lawsuit over wind farm ordinance with unconstitutional claim
1,000-foot setback would violate property rights under federal and state law, couple claim
Monday, February 12, 2018
Not 'the wild west': Lake County looks to guide future development
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Valparaiso finalist for 111 auto jobs, $30 million investment
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Elkhart-South Bend regional development strategy unveiled, expanding to 7 counties
Main goal is to improve per capita income by 2025
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Closure of Carson's stores in Indiana to cost 306 jobs
Monday, February 5, 2018
The buzz on Indiana's booming bee business
Social media helping bring more people to help with the endangered pollinators
Monday, February 5, 2018
Indiana Senate endorses plan to combat beach erosion on Lake Michigan
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Michigan City committee recommends lead poisoning test for many local students
Officials says 70 percent of county housing was build before 1978 ban on use of lead-based paint in homes
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Experts sharpen scrutiny of Indiana Department of Child Services
Alabama-based consultant helping assess child welfare crisis
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Ex-Merrillville councilman pleads guilty to bribery
Admits he swapped towing contract for 2 vehicles and other items
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Carson's to close Indianapolis Circle Centre anchor store
Bon-Ton also announced that it would close its Carson's stores in Anderson, Marion, Columbus and Elkhart
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Transgender Army veteran talks about social change through activism in the 21st century
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
New $130 million bypass proposed for LaPorte to link with Indiana Toll Road
8-mile loop would get trucks out of downtown, supporters say
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Elkhart mayor vetoes council repeal of smoking ban
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Indiana bill would end local role in carbon monoxide monoxide detector rules
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Construction of new $125 million LaPorte hospital could begin in summer
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Study finds 2015 Indiana common construction wage repeal reduced worker pay
And didn't save money on public works projects, report says
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
5 percent fare increase in the works for South Shore riders
Monday, January 29, 2018
Rep. Dave Ober, R-Albion, not seeking re-election in 2018
Monday, January 29, 2018
OPINION: House Bill 1315 is a pragmatic fix to Muncie school dilemma
District needs a restoration of confidence before it can achieve any real stability
Monday, January 29, 2018
Michigan City unveils marketing strategy costing $150,000 annually
Postings of events and other highlights about the community on Facebook alone since May have received 2.1 million hits
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Warsaw eyes bike lanes for Market Street through downtown to connect east and west trails
Sunday, January 28, 2018
United Way of Elkhart County exceeds 2017 campaign goal of $1.9 million
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Debate over internet's future continues: Net neutrality rule could impact local businesses
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Goshen Coalition celebrates 'victory' over proposed immigration detention facility
Sunday, January 28, 2018
State financing process for South Shore Line projects advances at Indiana House
Friday, January 26, 2018
Indiana Harbor Coke Co., feds reach settlement to clean air pollution in East Chicago
Will also clean up lead in community and pay $5 million fine
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Wabash County Jail rated at overcapacity every day in 2017, officials report
Inmates transferred to four other county jails during the year
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Indiana House panel approves plan for construction debris landfill near Gary homes
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
State of Tobacco report: Indiana failing to make the grade
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Environmental activists fight to change culture in Northwest Indiana
"It's the people living under the smokestack or next to the groundwater plume whose voices you really want to hear from in the debate"
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Munster doctor indicted for allegedly over-prescribing painkillers
Monday, January 22, 2018
Company withdraws request to build immigrant detention center in Elkhart County
Monday, January 22, 2018
A shift in consumer habits? Bank on it
Trends like new players, grocery stores and online banking shaking up the market
Sunday, January 21, 2018






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