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Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor 50th anniversary

Global shipping hub celebrates 50 years

Vision for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor leads to multi-billion-dollar economic powerhouse in its first 50 years. Economic leaders are sure the next half century will provide even greater opportunities as the facility undergoes $20 million in upgrades.

Efforts are ongoing to protect the Lake Michigan shoreline in Beverly Shores.

Vanishing shores

Indiana leaders take preemptive measures as water level continues to rise in Lake Michigan • Preserving the state’s Lake Michigan shoreline.

Indiana Dunes earns national park status

Name-changing landscape

National park status for Indiana Dunes puts Region’s lakeshore in elite group A familiar place has a new name. The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore officially became the Indiana Dunes National Park, making it the 61st park to receive national status. Legislation to change the name was introduced by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky and signed into …

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Ground breaking kicks off $40 million first phase of Hammond data center development

HAMMOND – State and Region officials are scheduled to break ground Aug. 15 on a new data center project at the former site of the State Line Generating Facility. Gov. Eric Holcomb, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott and other Region leaders are expected to be joined by representatives for Indiana NAP LLC, developers of the Digital …

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Must-See, Close to Home

What’s your pleasure? Camping or canoeing? Hiking or bird watching? Chocolate or steam locomotives? Lighthouses or baseball? You don’t need to travel to far from home. All of that and more is available to see, do and experience in Northwest Indiana. And each of these must-see attractions is less than a tank of gas away. …

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