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Times have changed, but the chips are as tasty as ever.
by Kathy McKimmie
It was 1928, just a year before the big stock market crash, when John Norman Hogg started Peerless Potato Chips on West 11th Avenue in Gary. From England, he became a pilot with the Royal Flying Corps in World War I and was sent to Canada to train pilots. He stayed …Read Full Article
Indiana Pacers Coach Frank Vogel has his team on a roll.
by Ben Smith
Yes, he can still do it. Since you’re asking. “Some things you never forget. Even if you’d like to,” says Frank Vogel. It’s a frigid December afternoon and he’s leaning against a wall in the Banker’s Life Fieldhouse practice facility, a slight man in navy Indiana Pacers sweats and short dark …Read Full Article
Advances in cardiac care give new hope to patients.
by Shari Held
The bad news: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. And Northwest Indiana’s population is at an even higher risk for cardiovascular disease and heart-related conditions than the overall U.S. population.
That’s because there’s a high incidence of diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, smoking and …Read Full Article
Tourism officials expect a growing economic impact.
by Shari Held
2014 promises to be bigger and better as far as income and interest generated by visitors to Northwest Indiana, Chicago and Southwest Michigan. New events are making their debut to the area while old favorites are growing.
Here’s a look at some of the events scheduled to come to Northwest Indiana and the surrounding area, …Read Full Article
A diversity of entertainment, from Johnny Cash to Agatha Christie.
by John Cain
Theatre at the Center will present “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash” at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts in Munster, February 20 through March 30. From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, home and …Read Full Article
Winners of the annual “E-Day” Awards have compelling stories to tell.
by Jerry Davich
Honored. Humbled. Surprised. These words gushed from each of the 2013 recipients of the 22nd annual Entrepreneurial Excellence “E-Day” Awards. Hosted by the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC), the ceremony honored 10 acclaimed entrepreneurs, each with a compelling story. “Nothing–and I mean nothing–is more powerful than having customers telling …Read Full Article
The year has opened with positive beginnings and cooperative attitudes.
Though January has been bitterly cold, we’re seeing positive beginnings for Indiana’s economy and more cooperative attitudes from our state legislators–if they can just realize that the state cannot rule or control preferences for lifetime partners. There is legislation that is equally or more important that needs attention, focus and humane consideration.
On the positive …Read Full Article