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Methodist Hospitals and Franciscan Alliance Agree to Suspend Merger Talks


rot1In 2016, spurred by significant shifts within the healthcare industry, Methodist Hospitals Board and Leadership embarked on a process to consider partnering with another health care system. Over the past 10 months, exclusive discussions have been conducted with Franciscan Alliance. During this time, leadership from both systems and our communities worked diligently to assess what a partnership might mean for employees, physicians, patients and the communities of Northwest Indiana.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce Partners with Burns Harbor’s Food Truck Square


rot1The Duneland Chamber has partnered with the Town of Burns Harbor to bring our European Market on the Road to their Food Truck Square. The Burns Harbor Food Truck Square is an established event that continues to grow. Their market is held every Wednesday night from May through September. From 5 pm to 8 pm. The market is located at the former site of the Westport Community Club. Off of Rt. 149.

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Robert Colangelo of Green Sense Farms, Innovating Agriculture in Northwest Indiana

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Green Sense Farms is a regional farming business that is innovating the way we think of farming in Northwest Indiana and beyond. Started in Portage, Indiana, they made their first shipment to Whole Foods Midwest distribution center in March of 2014, at a time when it was -20 degrees outside. As you can imagine, this allows them to fill quite a profitable and eco-friendly niche in the agriculture market, as they are able to supply local grocery stores with fresh produce year-round.

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Ask Jack: Hines Plumbing On the Best Ways to Maintain Your Sump Pump

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When it comes to sump pumps, keeping it well maintained can be the difference between a major headache paired with a potentially large clean up bill and going about your everyday life as usual. Everyone has heard the horror stories of a friend or family member’s sump pump failing and wreaking havoc on their basement.

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Top 10 Business Articles on ValpoLife from 2017

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We published hundreds of articles on the ValpoLife Business section this past year. Employees doing impressive things, local businesses staying in the Region, and notable achievements were all fair game for sharing. With so many wonderful businesses in Northwest Indiana, it’s no wonder we had so many stories to choose from!

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Exciting Partnership News for Two Great Companies in Northwest Indiana, McShane's and Kramer & Leonard!

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The final weeks of 2017 bring great news and good tidings for the New Year for McShane’s and Kramer & Leonard. They are the two largest Workplace Solutions providers in Northwest Indiana who have announced their merger. This merger is sure to bring a vast assortment of product offerings and IT solutions for every type and size of organization in the Region.

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CertaPro Painters of NWI Raises the Bar on Painting Excellence

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Not everyone of us can paint. We might not have the time, or the skill, or even the motivation. But there are companies out there that excel at it. CertaPro Painters of Northwest Indiana prides themselves on quality craftsmanship and integrity.

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Chester Inc., Looks Back on Year of Growth, and Ahead to Future Expansions, Innovation

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Chester has had a busy 2017, full of designing, planning and making buildings and dreams come to fruition. They’ve seen expansions in IT, Agriculture, and in their Architectural and Construction sectors as they move into the new year. Looking back, it’s hard to pick just one area that has seen growth at Chester, Inc., with innovations and expansions in every sector of the company.

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Grants Manager Jillian Huber of RDA Enjoys Being at the Center of Making Northwest Indiana a Better Place

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The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is known for its commitment to revitalizing and redeveloping the Region in Lake and Porter Counties, but some may not know one of the faces behind that effort. Jillian Huber works as the Grants Manager at the RDA, a position she has held for the past four years, and is an integral part of the RDA's grants aministration program which covers different and varying grants affiliated with the RDA. 

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Holladay Properties & Construction, Building a Reputation for Excellence in the Region

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When it comes to development and construction in Northwest Indiana, there are few companies with a better reputation for excellence and efficiency when getting the job done than Holladay Properties. They have worked with companies and economic development organizations across the Region to change the face of Northwest Indiana for the better.

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Von Tobel Gets New Look with Facade and Warehouse Updates

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A new look always changes perception and the way someone feels. For a storefront, or a whole brand, it brings in an entirely new way of dealing with customers.

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