Community briefs

  Pressel backs House bill protecting small businesses during pandemic From State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie: “Indiana is making great strides in bouncing back ... Continue Reading →

How can women overcome obstacles to financial security?

  On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day, a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Of course, women still tend to encounter ... Continue Reading →

Nila Williams joins Franciscan Health to find solutions to community needs

  Press release and photo from Franciscan Health An activist with a history of connecting members of the community to health care services will continue that work as the community ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Northwest gets $7 million federal grant to improve steelmaking process

  Purdue University Northwest researchers at the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation are leading a team using a $7 million federal grant to improve the ... Continue Reading →

Local pest control business expands into wildlife control

  Press release provided To better serve La Porte County and the surrounding areas, Hatfield Pest Control has expanded by opening a sister company, McCoy Wildlife Control. The ... Continue Reading →

Hospital grading group names NW Health – La Porte one of best for maternity care

                          Information and staff photos from Northwest Health – La Porte   Northwest ... Continue Reading →

New Carlisle farm promotes fresh food for local consumers

  Press release and photo from Rainfield Farm Rainfield Farm of New Carlisle is excited to join other community-supported agriculture (CSA) farmers across the country to celebrate ... Continue Reading →

What can investors learn from 2020?

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Now that we’re a few weeks removed from 2020, it’s a good time to reflect on such ... Continue Reading →

Plans moving forward for Michigan City lakefront condominiums

  The plan for Washington Landing Condominiums in Michigan City is moving forward, according to the Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City. The six-story structure ... Continue Reading →

NiSource, parent company of NIPSCO, reports 2020 net loss of $72.7 million

  Information from Inside Indiana Business Merrillville-based NiSource Inc. is reporting a full-year net loss of $72.7 million in 2020, compared to net income of $327 million ... Continue Reading →