Justin Kiel bought two newspapers at 17, then became La Crosse council president and serves on the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.
Since 2014, B.Nutty has grown from a fundraising idea to a global operation that now makes gourmet peanut butter in a 16,000-square-foot production center in Portage.
Pete Doherty of Schererville calls his latest profession as photographer an occupational adventure after long career in banking.
Israeli-based MCP finds perfect location to build on manufacturing success of food storage containers Eyal Tenenbaume, CEO of MCP Performance Plastic Ltd. in Portage, beams when a client or new acquaintance recognizes the distinct style and design of the tray and container products his company manufactures. Throughout the company’s 42-year history in Israel, where primary […]
Valparaiso Inn Bed and Breakfast offers guests 130-year historical perspective A stroll in Valparaiso’s historic Washington Street District in 2012 led couple James Berman and Lizbeth Bryant down a path they never expected. The Mother’s Day walk was the inspiration for eventually buying a 130-year-old three-story mansion. The eight-bedroom landmark residence built at the turn […]
Store checkout charity campaign makes million-dollar impact When it comes to charitable donations, several Region organizations can say every cent given does matter. Just ask Steve Beekman, executive director of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. In a decade’s time, more than $899,448 has been raised for his organization through Strack & Van Til’s Round […]
Next adventure always on mind of Horizon Bank chairman Craig Dwight, CEO and chairman of Horizon Bank, treasures advice his mother Wilma, now 97, imparted decades ago. “My mother always said, ‘never turn down an invitation because it’s also a new opportunity,’ which is a good rule to follow,” said Dwight, who shares his travel […]
Konnie Kuiper’s vintage fleet provides work getaway It’s not easy for Konnie Kuiper to decide which of his dozens of antique cars and transportation treasures rank at the top of his list of favorite four-wheelers. But among his first picks is a 1939 LaSalle hearse, carefully preserved and stored in his Northwest Indiana private museum. […]