Latest Lake County, Indiana Stories

2011-08-03 09:00:00

CHICAGO, IN, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced plans for a US$165-million expansion of its Kirk Yard in Gary, Ind., and relocation of its Chicago area locomotive repair shop to the upgraded freight car classification facility in Northwest Indiana. The project will increase Kirk Yard's processing capacity to 2,500 cars per day from 1,500 today. Additional classification tracks, along with more receiving and departure tracks, will allow the yard to...

2011-07-26 15:30:00

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) Board of Directors has elected former ConocoPhillips executive Sigmund L. Cornelius to become a member of the NiSource board, effective July 26, 2011. Cornelius, 56, retired in January 2011 from ConocoPhillips, where he was senior vice president, finance, and chief financial officer from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president, planning, strategy and corporate affairs from 2007 to 2008,...

2011-07-19 14:32:00

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Anderson Chevy is supporting the Merrillville community through a partnership with Merrillville Little League. The dealership has provided baseball equipment and a cash donation of $500. This is the second year Mike Anderson has helped Merrillville Little League with equipment kits complete with equipment bags, baseball buckets, dugout managers, and Chevy Youth Baseball t-shirts. (Logo:...

2011-07-05 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Andrew L. Kraemer, of Merrillville, Indiana, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of law. ABOUT ANDREW L. KRAEMER Mr. Kraemer has more than 20 years of experience in the legal field. He is currently Owner and Sole Practitioner of The Law Office of Andrew L. Kraemer, in Merrillville, Indiana. He practices commercial, foreclosure, reorganization and...

2011-05-10 17:14:00

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) today approved a quarterly common dividend payment of 23 cents per share, payable Aug. 19, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business July 29, 2011. About NiSource NiSource Inc., based in Merrillville, Ind., is a Fortune 500 company engaged in natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, as well as electric generation, transmission and distribution. NiSource operating...

2011-01-18 15:49:00

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --NiSource (NYSE: NI) companies provided a record level of more than $6.8 million in charitable donations to local, regional and national organizations in 2010. "NiSource's local operating companies and employees have long been a strong, positive force in the communities where we operate and provide service," NiSource President & CEO Robert C. Skaggs Jr. noted. "During good times and bad, we have a shared interest in the future strength...

2010-08-26 07:00:00

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) said today that, based on an initial review, it has concluded that the overall impact of an electric rate order received by Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO) is in line with the company's expected outcome for the case and its financial outlook. "The IURC's order in NIPSCO's 2008 electric rate case is a significant milestone in our effort to modernize rate design, enhance customer service and...

2010-07-07 15:59:00

DENVER, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) will release its second quarter 2010 financial and operating results on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 after the market closes. A conference call with investors, analysts and other interested parties is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT, 9:00 a.m. MDT) on Thursday, July 29, 2010 to discuss Whiting's second quarter 2010 financial and operating results. Please call (800) 299-7089 (U.S./Canada) or (617)...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'