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Construction Careers

By Lesly Bailey NWIBQ Retiring Workers and a Wealth of Projects Create Excellent Opportunities Industry leaders are striving to pound home the reality and benefits of a career in construction while riding the wave of change to ensure a trained and knowledgeable workforce is available for Northern Indiana projects. Kevin Comerford, director of professional development […]

New Shelter Construction Ahead of Schedule

Amy Lavalley Chicago Tribune – Post Tribune From the inside, the new Porter County Animal Shelter appears nearly complete. The walls are painted, the flooring is done and late last week, a few workmen cleaned windows and took care of other small tasks. Scheduled to open June 1 on Indiana 49 between the Porter County […]

New Porter County Animal Shelter Taking Shape

By Bob Kasarda, (219) 548-4345 NWITimes.com WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — The basic shell of the new county animal shelter is in place and work on the interior of the building is still in the early stages. But Porter County Commissioner Laura Blaney, D-South, was thrilled Thursday by what she saw. “We can’t get in here soon […]

Best of Northwest Indiana and Greater South Bend Michiana Business

By Janice Dixon-Fitzwater NWIBQ (for full “Best of…” list) Our readers make their picks for the Best of Northwest Indiana and Greater South Bend Michiana Business in dozens of categories. “The best of the best.” We all think quite highly of our state, and our region within the state. It’s the best, for sure, and no one will […]