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Drop That Broom! The Mop Squad Offers Free Three-Month Cleaning Promotion Starting Today


Let your house cleaning equipment gather dust by winning a three-month, bi-weekly cleaning service from The Mop Squad.

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Give Your Business the 20 Questions


As a parent of any teenager knows, the routine of asking them the 20 questions about what they are doing, who are they doing it with, when are they going to do it, and whether whatever it is that they are doing is good for them, is a critical part of your relationship with them.  Despite the fact that they may think you are just asking them those questions to be annoying, you are doing your job to help them stay on track and succeed.

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Ozinga Acquires Eagle Ready-Mix, Adds New Locations in Goshen and Elkhart

Family-owned American company helps boost local economy

ozinga-building-better-togetherOzinga announced today the acquisition of Eagle Ready-Mix, providing the 89-year-old family-owned American company with two additional locations in Goshen and Elkhart, IN. These locations will operate immediately and help support the company’s operation in North Central Indiana and Southwest Michigan.

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1st Source Bank Opens New North Calumet Branch


1st Source Bank announces the Grand Opening of a new North Calumet Banking Center located at Calumet Avenue and Vale Park Road. The new facility was built on the site of the previous banking center and is the second new building in Valparaiso in two years. This state-of-the art office was built to provide an easier and more enjoyable banking experience.

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Franciscan Health Celebrates New Michigan City Hospital Progress with ‘Topping-Off’ Ceremony


It was an exciting day in Michigan City on Friday as Franciscan Health marked a significant step towards the completion of their new, $232 million hospital with a ceremonial topping-off of the steel structure.

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Breaking Good News: Strack & Van Til Stays in Northwest Indiana: Local Group Wins Bid for Grocery Store Chain


When news broke in the first quarter of 2017 that Strack & Van Til would be sold by their parent company Central Grocers to Jewel-Osco, many Northwest Indiana residents saw it as another "the big guy wins again" story. However, thanks to a group of locally-focused investors, Strack & Van Til will stay in the hands of Northwest Indiana ownership after winning the auction bid on July 11, 2017. The news was first reported on WJOB

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Ozinga Energy Building Clean, Efficient CNG Fueling Station in Hobart


Recently, the Hobart Board of Public Works and Safety, as part of their continued efforts to emphasize environmentally friendly operations, awarded Ozinga Energy a contract to build the city’s new compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station.

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Making History - Legislators and Officials Weigh-In on Historic South Shore Double Track Bill Passage


History was made in May of 2017 as Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law House Bill 1144 that establishes and permits the South Shore Line's main line double tracking and the West Lake Corridor improvement rail projects happening across Lake, Porter, La Porte and St. Joseph Counties. Making the long sought after project a reality took a truly unprecedented level of cooperation, coordination and bipartisan support across the state, regional and local levels.

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Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority Weekly Update: RDA Receives Outstanding Transportation Plan Award for NWI Commuter Rail Vision

RDA-Receives-Outstanding-Transportation-Plan-Award-for-NWI-Commuter-Rail-Vision The Indiana chapter of the American Planning Association recently selected the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority's comprehensive strategic plan update as its 2017 Outstanding Transportation Plan Award winner.

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Horizon Announces Conversion to an Indiana State-Chartered Bank


Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Horizon Bank, N.A., has converted from a national bank to an Indiana state-chartered non-member bank. The charter conversion became effective following the close of business on June 23, 2017. The converted bank will operate under the name Horizon Bank. We expect the primary benefits from converting to a state-chartered bank to include:

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Porter-Starke Services Receives Accreditation

rot001Porter-Starke Services has been awarded three-year accreditations for its behavioral health services and opioid treatment program by CARF International, an independent, nonprofit organization that surveys health and human service providers for high quality standards.

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