MERRILLVILLE —This summer, NIPSCO employees raised $20,200 to support local mental health organizations during the annual Charity of Choice campaign.
MICHIGAN CITY — Beverly Brooks was increasingly confused and unable to care for herself due to metabolic encephalopathy, a chemical imbalance in the blood that affects the brain.
Working in an office for 40-plus hours, Monday through Friday, is outdated. It’s so 2019! Virtual work is here to stay. The pandemic transformed work-life, and the transformation isn’t over.
As venues continue to reopen after the pandemic, scammers will be ready for a surge in ticket purchases. Many venues have reduced the number of open seats during a concert or event so tickets may be harder to come by.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City-based Horizon Bank has announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of 14 branches in 11 Michigan counties.
MICHIGAN CITY — First Trust Credit Union’s Michigan City branch has presented a check to help local teens deal with physical and mental health issues.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — R.P. Lumber Co. has announced the rebranding of its 22 Stock + Field locations, including Michigan City, acquired through bankruptcy process this past spring, to R.P. Home & Harvest.
When working on large projects such as home remodels and building construction, many consumers look for reliable electricians to help complete the work.
VALPARAISO — Ivy Tech and KLLM Transport Services have announced a partnership to address the need for trained CDL drivers, which will include free tuition and expenses for graduates who agree to work for KLLM upon completion.
Employment scams are nothing new and they come in many different forms. Many are used to target students or others looking for part-time work. A new version of the employment scam has con-artists posing as a friendly, trustworthy family looking for a part-time pet sitter.
MICHIGAN CITY — The landscape of Michigan City real estate is changing for the better, but a rapid increase in property values and high sales volume could also leave some negatives in their wake.
MICHIGAN CITY — A family of former football guards now own and operate Safe Shield Products and have announced the launch of their disinfectant, Virus Guard to help safeguard the public against pathogens.
La PORTE — When Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System collaborated on a new hospital in La Porte, Tonn and Blank Construction had the challenge of renovating and adding to the existing Beacon Medical Group facility.
MICHIGAN CITY — Geisen Funeral Homes, owners of Geisen-Carlisle Funeral & Cremation Services in Michigan City, is expanding its service offerings by acquiring Pruzin Funeral Homes, including three locations in Northwest Indiana.
BOSTON — To close out a summer driving season that will have had the highest average gas prices since the summer of 2014, Labor Day weekend prices at the pump are expected to be the highest in seven years at $3.11 per gallon.
As college students begin to gear up for the new school year, some might find they are short on financial aid. Last minute scholarships can help fill this gap and the sudden offer of one may feel like a dream come true.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana businesses are being encouraged to have employees vaccinated, and those that achieve widespread vaccination can earn a designation from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Wellness Council of Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS — The USDA Farm Service Agency is offering farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants, as well as beginning farmers and ranchers.
LAS VEGAS — Indiana’s sportsbooks slowed to their lowest volume in nearly a year, but it was still enough to push the state’s lifetime handle past $4 billion – $3 billion of which has come over the last 12 months.
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City cleaning service company has been purchased by another area company and expects to be hire more people as it grows.
LAS VEGAS — Boyd Gaming Corporation, owner of Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa in Michigan City, has announced a strong second quarter with all-time records for companywide operating margins and net income of $113.7 million.
MICHIGAN CITY — Katie Eaton, president of the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors for the Indiana Chamber Executives Association.
MICHIGAN CITY — A majority stake in a global producer of sensors and instrumentation headquartered in Michigan City has been purchased by a private equity firm.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, president/CEO of Ervin Graves Strategy Group, has announced that La Porte native Allison Feikes has joined the firm as a vice president in the government relations practice.