WESTVILLE — The Leadership Institute and Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest have announced the 2023 Women on the Rise honorees, and La Porte County is well-represented.
MERRILLIVLLE — In recognition of National Energy Assistance Day on Wednesday, NIPSCO is raising awareness about the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and other financial support to help customers with their utility bills.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Boys & Girls Clubs of La Porte County’s plan to build a new state-of-the-art facility in Michigan City has received a major boost from a local business.
INDIANAPOLIS — Shannon Walker, vice president of the Unity Foundation of La Porte County, has been selected as a member of the 2023 class of the Mutz Philanthropic Leadership Institute.
HAMMOND/WESTVILLE — Purdue University Northwest’s online bachelor’s and master’s nursing programs have earned recognitions in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Program rankings.
MICHIGAN CITY — To honor American Heart Month and help in the fight against heart disease, a Michigan City-based manufacturing company has made donations to show it has a “heart of gold.”
MICHIGAN CITY — In anticipation of its Annual Dinner, the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce has been soliciting nominations for its Annual Awards ceremony.
MICHIGAN CITY — Horizon Bancorp and Horizon Bank have announced that Thomas M. Prame will be appointed CEO of both organizations, effective June 1.
INDIANAPOLIS — Average gasoline prices in Indiana have risen 16 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.39 per gallon as of Sunday, and they could keep going up.
WASHINGTON — The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has announced that Katie Eaton, president of the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program.
La PORTE — Ivy Tech Community College, through its Ivy+ Career Link program, is offering workers a shot at bettering themselves and providing employers resources to bolster their workforce.
INDIANAPOLIS — For Frank Dooley and Sue Ellspermann, the fact that 1.9 million employed Hoosiers lack some type of credential or college degree isn’t a reason for despair. Instead, they see opportunities to help increase workers’ mobility, skills and financial standing through education.
WEST LAFAYETTE — After a year of economic shocks that included supply chain disruption, global conflict, tight margins and historic inflation, Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics experts are looking ahead to what the agricultural sector can expect in 2023.
MERRILLVILLE — Centier Bank is ushering in the New Year with a special announcement. The Board of Directors of Indiana’s largest private family-owned bank has announced Chris Campbell as president of the bank, succeeding his father-in-law.
La PORTE — Northwest Health – La Porte has announced that Jennifer Mrozinski, RN, has received its Nursing Excellence Award, a peer-nominated honor given in recognition of the critical role nurses play in treating patients.
WEST LAFAYETTE —Following a two-month decline and a year of weak sentiment, the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer closed out the year on a more positive note, rallying 24 points in December to a reading of 126.
INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College has announced a partnership with RAND Corporation to conduct a three-year research study on the Achieve Your Degree program, with the nonprofit organization, Ascendium, providing funding.
MERRILLVILLE — NIPSCO’s 10th annual Hope for the Holidays campaign, combining company and employee donations, provided more than $75,000 to benefit community-serving organizations in northern Indiana this holiday season.
MICHIGAN CITY — Twenty-one students in the Automotive Technology program at the A.K. Smith Career Center are wrapping up their first semester of the 2022-23 school year with a combined total of 64 certifications through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.
INDIANAPOLIS — The USDA is investing $2.1 million in critical infrastructure to combat climate change and expand access to clean energy across Indiana, and a La Porte County firm will be among the recipients.
INDIANAPOLIS — Each year at the Indiana Farm Bureau State Convention, the organization’s president reflects on the past year with members from across the state.
La PORTE — At its annual holiday celebration, the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte announced a change in its board leadership, honoring a longtime member and welcoming her replacement.
La PORTE — La Porte’s Urban Enterprise Association has been working to improve the city’s economic future through revitalization of the enterprise zone, job growth and promoting quality of life.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Unlike the two most recent presidential elections, the November mid-term election outcomes did little to swing farmer sentiment.
CINCINNATI, Ohio — Members of Teamsters Local 135 protested outside Procter & Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati on Thursday, calling on the company to demand MonoSol, its key supplier, end forced overtime for workers in La Porte.
MERRILLVILLE — NIPSCO is encouraging income-eligible customers struggling to pay their heating bills to apply for additional energy assistance programs, available now through May 31.
MICHIGAN CITY — A horticultural treasure in Michigan City has acres and acres of breathtaking plants and trees, but the staff can’t do it on their own.
La PORTE — Teamsters Local 135 members at MonoSol picketed for a second day outside the company’s LaPorte facility on Friday, demanding the packaging employer negotiate a fair contract and end its lockout of workers.
FORT WAYNE — With the holiday’s here, it’s time to gorge on food and decorate the house. But rushing into decorating to keep up with Clark Griswold can make things hazardous for both you and your wallet.
La PORTE — Internet users in La Porte will soon be able to upgrade to even faster services as one of the area’s internet providers upgrades its system early next year.
INDIANAPOLIS — Improving K-12 outcomes for students of all races and income levels, and greatly elevating the postsecondary attainment levels of Indiana’s adult workforce are the most significant challenges facing the state, according to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
INDIANAPOLIS — A state utility watchdog group says Northwest Indiana residents already hit hard by rising prices could find themselves in a “dire utility affordability crisis” after NIPSCO’s latest rate request.
CHESTERTON — The South Shore Line’s ridership is continuing to bounce back following the COVID-19 pandemic, with discretionary riders coming back the strongest.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor is reminding Northwest Indiana residents of the deadline to comment on NIPSCO’s recently filed electric rate case.
MICHIGAN CITY — For the past 105 years, the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce has celebrated its members during its annual Member Dinner.