MICHIGAN CITY — At the recommendation of Northern Indiana Advocates, Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed La Porte resident David Christian to the Indiana Toll Road Oversight Board.
MICHIGAN CITY — Dozens of students from La Porte County were exposed to cutting-edge technology in manufacturing recently, thanks to the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City.
GOSHEN — Ancon Construction will receive three awards at the Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana/Kentucky, Excellence in Construction Awards Gala, including one for the Shady Creek Winery project in Michigan City.
INDIANAPOLIS — Keeping rural communities thriving, even as more people migrate to suburban and urban centers, has always been a priority for Indiana Farm Bureau.
FORT WAYNE — As consumers lost jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions, with an increase in online solutions.
La PORTE — The La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership, in conjunction with Ivy Tech Community College and New York Blower, are offering a new adult welding program this fall.
La PORTE — The La Porte City Council has offered an incentive to help a new business, Maki Precision Machining, LLC, open on the southeast side of La Porte.
MICHIGAN CITY — When Express Air Coach started its shuttle bus service from Michigan City to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in May, the company president said if it was successful, the firm would consider adding service to Midway Airport as well.
WEST LAFAYETTE — The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer farmer sentiment index rose 14 points in August to a reading of 117.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Lakefront Career Network, the young professionals group of the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce, has opened the application period for its 2023 Spotlight Organization.
La POIRTE — Scott Ellis has been appointed chief nursing officer for Northwest Health-La Porte and Northwest Health-Starke, the hospital has announced.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has launched a first of its kind online workforce center with live customer service to help employers and individuals identify and access available educational and training programs and supports.
MICHIGAN CITY — Harbour Trust Investment Management Company has been serving clients in and around Michigan City for 25 years.
WEST LAFAYETTE — An invasive insect that could affect Hoosier grape growers and honeybee producers has migrated to northern Indiana, one year after being first spotted in the state’s southeastern corner.
INDIANAPOLIS — Four longstanding La Porte County farms recently received Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for 100 years or more.
MICHIGAN CITY – Franciscan Health this week recognized Horizon Bank for its contribution of $7,500 to the Franciscan Health Foundation in support of the Center of Hope program.
La PORTE — Center Township Trustee Lisa Pierzakowski calls them the “best kind of neighbors” – several county businesses and non-profits who partnered to provide local, 4-H-raised meat to more than 20 food pantries and soup kitchens.
WEST LAFAYETTE — The Purdue Farmland Value and Cash Rents Survey suggests Indiana farmland prices grew at a record pace between June 2021 and June 2022, exceeding previous highs set in 2021.
MICHIGAN CITY – After being vilified at an IURC field hearing on the coal ash cleanup plan at its Michigan City Generating Station, NIPSCO assured residents Tuesday it is not walking away and will be involved in the site for a long time to come.
MICHIGAN CITY – Sullair, a Michigan City-based manufacturer of compressed air solutions since 1965, commemorated its five-year anniversary of becoming a Hitachi Group Company with a company picnic and tree planting on Monday.
MERRILLVILLE — While continuing its efforts to convert to greener renewable electric generation methods, NiSource continues to be profitable for shareholders.
MICHIGAN CITY — At meetings and this week’s IURC field hearing on NIPSCO’s Michigan City Generating Station cleanup plan and associated rate hike, opponents have repeatedly said 2 million tons of coal ash is being left behind – the so-called “legacy ash” buried on the site.
MICHIGAN CITY — In honor of Unity Foundation of La Porte County’s 30th Anniversary, Horizon Bank has donated $30,000 to the La Porte County Gives Gift Match Pool.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — For the second consecutive year, Meijer has announced year-round savings of 15 percent on school and home office equipment for teachers. The retailer is also expanding the savings to include additional categories through Sept. 5.
WEST LAFAYETTE — The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer farmer sentiment index rose 6 points in July to a reading of 103. Producers were somewhat more optimistic about both current and future economic conditions on their farms when compared to June.
PORTAGE — The Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor on Tuesday launched a new electric vehicle demonstration program. Heavy-duty trucks, yard jockeys and forklifts are now available to port operators, businesses and trucking companies to use as part of port trucking operations.
MICHIGAN CITY — Since 2017, the Michigan City Small Business Association has helped small businesses, industry and community members align, and provided educational and financial resources, technology and business strategy.
VALPARAISO — The Center of Workforce Innovations, in partnership with the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction, and Mental Health America of Indiana, is offering training and certification to residents of Northwest Indiana interested in becoming certified peer recovery specialists.
VALPARAISO — The Indiana Arts Commission has awarded $3,900 to Porter County-based Duo Sequenza for its Project Listen Up! through the Arts Project Support grant program.
MICHIGAN CITY — In 2003, Nora Ryszka and her husband, John, left Michigan City, believing “there was no life for us in Michigan City. Anywhere but here.”