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Top 10 Business Articles on LaPorteCountyLife in 2018

La Porte County is home to a host of successful and community-minded businesses that drive our economy and improve the Region through the services they provide, the jobs they bring, the development they create, and the variety of events they host. Here is our roundup of the top ten stories in business for the year!


Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Michigan City Area Schools Make Plans for Air Compressor Academy

Michigan City High School, Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC), and local businesses are partnering up for a project set to prepare students in the area for careers in the thriving compressor industry. Dubbed Air Compressor Academy, the program's goal is to create a hiring pipeline for an industry that houses over 2,000 jobs in La Porte County.

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Patrick's Grille Growing Alongside Michigan City

"I have a lot of faith in Michigan City, and La Porte County as a whole. What a great place to think about starting small businesses and watch them build into thriving ones."

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Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation and Flaherty & Collins Properties Announce 200-unit Building Project in NewPorte Landing

The City of La Porte continues to make strides in its redevelopment project, NewPorte Landing. On July 25, the Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation and Flaherty & Collins Properties announced plans to build a 200-unit multifamily development on the NewPorte Landing site. GLEDC selected Flaherty & Collins Properties to spearhead the project.

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American Licorice Company Advocates for Employees and Communities

American Licorice Company (ALC) is a local candy manufacturer that is committed to more than candy production. Through excellent working conditions, outreach initiatives, and a commitment to eco-friendly practices, the company is more than just a business; it's the foundation for building a purposeful life and a fulfilled community.

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Downtown La Portes Rapid Revitalization Brings Optimism For Future

Northwest Indiana is quickly becoming notorious for the revitalization of its historic downtowns, and the city-center of La Porte, Indiana, is no exception.

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Michigan City Has Big Plans for 2018

The Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City (EDCMC) has some major projects confirmed for the energetic city on the lake.

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Purdue Federal Credit Union Honors NASA Astronaut & Indiana Native Jerry Ross with New Card Design!

Reaching for new heights has always been the way at Purdue Federal Credit Union, and with their new endorsement agreement with astronaut Jerry Ross, they are reaching higher still.

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Economic Development Corporation Partnership Between Michigan City and La Porte Continues to Achieve Positive Results for Entire Area

On an evening of warm food and conversation to complement the unusually warm February weather, investors and representatives from the Economic Development Corporations of both Michigan City and La Porte came together at Pottawattomie Country Club's banquet hall to celebrate the huge strides that the 12-year economic partnership between the two cities has allowed both communities to enjoy.

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Michigan City Cuts Ribbon to Newest Development, Haskell Building

Few things work a city into as much fervor as a new building development does, from retail to industrial, conversation always swirls about new job opportunities, economic growth, and more. Michigan City welcomed that excitement on Tuesday as they cut the ribbon on their newest development in the city, the Haskell Building.

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Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce, Lt. Gov. Crouch Give Hopeful View of La Porte Future

A brisk, but sunny day was the backdrop to today's annual luncheon for the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce. Today was a chance to look back at the good that the chamber and the city have accomplished together.

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