PINOLA — Just over two months ago, La Porte County officials were celebrating the opening of a major manufacturer that promised to bring 350 good-paying jobs to a refurbished warehouse facility near La Porte.
La PORTE — At the La Porte County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday, the monthly La Porte County WORKS! business report featured Alexandria Moulding Midwest in La Porte.
MICHIGAN CITY — Area residents heading to Chicago’s Hare International Airport will once again be able to leave their cars behind and take a shuttle bus to catch their flights.
MICHIGAN CITY — All La Porte County educators are encouraged to attend a virtual Summer Technology Conference to gain practical “use it in classroom tomorrow” technology solutions to classroom needs.
VALPARAISO — Ivy Tech Community College Valparaiso Campus and Cleveland-Cliffs are announcing a partnership to introduce students to careers in the steel industry.
LAFAYETTE — Indiana State Police Supt. Douglas Carter has announced the promotion of Sgt. Ann Hampton to the rank of first sergeant. In her new assignment, she will serve as assistant district commander of the Lafayette Post.
La PORTE — Employees of Northwest Health are now eligible for new and enhanced benefits that the developers say are designed to help them eliminate existing student debt faster, pursue additional professional education and advance their careers.
As the job market continues to fluctuate, scammers continue to find new ways to spice up old tricks. A new scam has surfaced tricking job hunters into believing they have an interview offer from a recruiter.
MICHIGAN CITY — A “high-end deli with good wine, good beer and craft cocktails” is coming to downtown Michigan City after the Redevelopment Commission granted a three-way liquor license to Joe Farina last week.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce ranked Centier Bank as the sixth “Best Places To Work in Indiana” at the annual awards that honored a total of 125 companies from across the state May 12.
HAMMOND — Purdue University Northwest’s College of Business and College of Technology hosted 12 finalists on April 30 during the 11th annual PNW Big Sell pitch competition and announced three winners.
CROWN POINT — About 60 Northwest Indiana construction companies, including Tonn & Blank Construction in Michigan City, were recently honored for outstanding performances in safety and project excellence.
MICHIGAN CITY — Linda K. Hough is celebrating the conclusion of a lengthy career with CLH, CPAs & Consultants, a retirement that coincides with the 30th anniversary of the accounting and business consulting firm.
Many students are looking forward to walking across the stage soon to receive their degrees and start their lives after college soon. However, shortly after graduation, student loan payments often come due. This daunting idea has become a possible payday for scam artists.
WEST LAFAYETTE — The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer improved in April, up 8 points to a reading of 121; however, it remains 32% below its reading from the same time last year.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced this week that its customers have diverted more than 1 million pounds of potential food waste through its Flashfood sustainability initiative.
MICHIGAN CITY — Thanks to partnerships with several area businesses, four students from the A.K. Smith Career Center’s Construction Technology Program are gaining valuable real-world experience.
La PORTE — The La Porte County WORKS! program did not spotlight a single business this month as usual, but instead was focused on an entire segment of the workforce and its apprenticeship programs.
Shopping local in a post-COVID-19 world is even more vital than before. Small businesses are still recovering from the impact of the pandemic and need the support of their community members.
GARY — The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center team has been recognized by the Small Business Administration after receiving the SBDC Excellence & Innovation Center Award for its services to La Porte and six other counties.
PORTAGE — The U.S. Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation has announced its Pacesetter Award recipients for international cargo tonnage increases during the 2021 shipping season.
MERRILLVILLE — NIPSCO and the Urban League of Northwest Indiana have partnered for a fourth consecutive year to host the 2022 NIPSCO Energy Ambassador college and career readiness program.
‘Two out of three caregivers are women, so when demand for that care goes up, they will be ones to leave the workforce,” said Luke Pardue, economist at Gusto. The Institute on Aging added, about 75 percent of all caregivers are female and may spend 50 percent more time providing care than ma…
LAS VEGAS — Boyd Gaming Corporation, parent of Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa in Michigan City, this week reported strong financial results for the quarter which ended ended March 31, including record first-quarter revenues, adjusted EBITDAR, operating margins and net income.
MICHIGAN CITY — Sullair, a Hitachi Group Company, has announced a long-term climate action strategy and a goal of globally reaching carbon neutrality.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Chamber of Commerce has named Selah Brooks as its Ambassador of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2022.
MICHIGAN CITY — The city’s inaugural Singing Sands Sand Sculpting Festival continues to get more support with the announcement of a third Gold Level sponsor for the June 3-5 event in Washington Park.
As April’s Financial Literacy Month comes to a close, it’s a good time to review tips for consumers to improve their financial literacy.
La PORTE — A business that has been around for nearly 200 years and has become something of a summer ritual for county residents was in the spotlight Wednesday.
MERRILLVILLE — NIPSCO has announced the recipients of its 2022 Environmental Action Grant program, which awarded $69,100 to 17 organizations that applied for the funding.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — If you see an odd little device cleaning up the beaches along Lake Michigan City this year, thank Meijer.
MICHIGAN CITY — The medical staff at Franciscan Health Michigan City wants to help students who might someday join their ranks.
La PORTE — La Porte County’s third attempt to secure grants to provide broadband internet to rural and underserved areas was successful and county officials are calling it a “game-changer” for critical connectivity.
La PORTE — Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is now being offered at the Wound Care Center at Northwest Health-La Porte, which has added two hyperbaric oxygen chambers.
WESTVILLE — Construction to bring fiber internet services to Westville residents kicked off Friday with a groundbreaking event hosted by Surf Broadband Solutions.
Buy Now, Pay Later loans are becoming a popular way to buy large items with bite-sized payments. BNPL is a type of loan that allows consumers to take their item home immediately while paying for it in bi-weekly installments.
FORT WAYNE — A warning is being issued to customers about Indiana Michigan Power imposter calls, part of a trend of similar scams being reported across the U.S. targeting utility customers and companies.
With donations to Ukrainian causes rising – scammers aren’t very far behind. The Ukrainian government has been accepting cryptocurrency as a form of donation, but with the uncertainty and confusion behind cryptocurrency and the war, scammers have quickly latched on to create a scam to pull o…
MICHIGAN CITY — A building that served for decades as home to one of Michigan City’s largest fraternal organizations has a new owner, who wants to incorporate a modern look that pays homage to its former tenants.