There’s been no shortage of facility and service expansion around the Region for Franciscan Health.
Jenilee Haynes Peterson recently was appointed economic development manager at the Economic Development Corp. Michigan City, Ind. Peterson replaces Katie Eaton, who left the post to become president of the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce in November. Peterson will focus on business retention and expansion programs, building community partnerships, and workforce development initiatives. She most […]
The Economic Development Corp. Michigan City released a new promotion video, highlighting Michigan City and its assorted business and recreational amenities. The nearly four-minute video showcases Michigan City government and business leaders discussing what they believe are the community’s strengths from its location on Lake Michigan to ease of connectivity to Chicago and Michigan. Economic […]
MICHIGAN CITY – Lubeznik Center for the Arts received a $2,500 donation through the Michigan City Public Art Committee to provide veterans with free admission to the LCA’s annual summer arts festival. The art festival, set for Aug. 18-19 and now in its 37th year, draws thousands of shoppers and arts enthusiasts to the Lubeznik […]
MICHIGAN CITY – Sometimes taking a leap of faith pays off. Just ask the Martin family. Back in April 2004, they opened the doors to Bubbles Ice Cream Parlor, 115 W. Coolspring Ave. Kim and her husband, Tim of 32 years, and their son, Zachery own the business. Kim Martin said the pull of old-fashioned […]
Manufacturers, educators and community partnering to train workers Many Northwest Indiana manufacturers are facing a dilemma: not enough skilled workers to operate the sophisticated equipment on today’s factory floors. Training is the answer. But manufacturers are busy turning out products to service their customers. They don’t have the time or ability to develop full-scale training […]
80-years of manufacturing in Michigan City Nothing satiates the appetite and soothes the soul quite like a hearty bowl of soup. Integrative Flavors, based in Michigan City, continues a nearly 80-year-old tradition of serving up the base of this comfort staple. Unlike many comfort foods, which fill you up with questionable and possibly detrimental ingredients, […]
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. […]