Community Health Care System's new specialty hospital is open and treating patients in Crown Point. The $40 million Community Stroke & Rehabilitation Center focuses on patients regaining their strength after stroke or other conditions.
A dry bulk transportation company headquartered in Lake County is expanding its Midwest operations
Horseshoe Hammond Casino is reporting increased attendance and sports betting since opening "The Book" six months ago. The casino's sportsbook has taken over 53 percent of the retail and in-person market of northwest Indiana since its opening in September through February of this year.
Merrillville-based NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) has announced plans to sell its Columbia Gas of Massachusetts business to Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) in Boston.
Two people are facing charges in northwest Indiana in separate indictments related to violations of the U.S. Treasury Department's Blight Elimination Program.
Two Purdue University Northwest professors are being awarded nearly $530,000 from the National Science Foundation. Neeti Parashar, professor of physics, and Jim Dolen, assistant professor of physics, will receive the multiyear grant to further their particle physics research.
The board of directors of Hammond-based Specialty Steel Works Incorporated has appointed a new company leader. President and chief operating officer Michael Salamon was made president and chief executive officer effective Monday.
Merrillville-based Regional Health Systems has announced Robert “Bob” Krumwied, president and chief executive officer, will retire at the end of this year. The board of directors has named Bill Trowbridge, current president and chief executive officer of human service organization Paladin, Krumwied’s successor.
Congressman Pete Visclosky (D-1) has announced that he will not seek re-election next year. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has announced he will run for the open seat to represent northwest Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.
While the steel industry has been the backbone of the economy in northwest Indiana for more than four decades, other emerging economic drivers are gaining steam in the region.