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SOUTH BEND — Trevor Noah, comedian and host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, and Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the social news website Reddit, will be part of Idea Week 2020, an annual gathering celebrating entrepreneurs, innovation and the incubation…

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GOSHEN — The Goshen Common Council has cleared the way for a new gas station and restaurant in the West Goshen neighborhood.

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SOUTH BEND — A judge will hear arguments this month over whether a bank can recover a $1.5 million overdraft from Interlogic Outsourcing Inc. despite bankruptcy protection.

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ELKHART — Steven L. Rorie has joined jj Babbitt Co. as president effective Dec. 2. The announcement came from Rocco (Rocky) Giglio, retiring president and CEO.

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ELKHART — LCI Industries has announced that its Dutch subsidiary, LCI Industries B.V., has entered into an agreement to acquire Polyplastic Group B.V., a manufacturer of acrylic window and door products headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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At a recent training, Keith Johnson, Purdue Extension’s forage specialist, warned Extension Educators from around Indiana that the 2019 spring harvested forage crops are lower than normal in quality and, without proper supplements, there could be serious consequences to animal health.

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ELKHART — RV shipments were down 10.5% in October compared to the same month in 2018, according to the RV Industry Association. 

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ELKHART — LCI Industries announced Friday that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CURT Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded towing products and truck accessories for the aftermarket, for approximately $…

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce continues to emphasize the need for state lawmakers to pass legislation to decrease the smoking rate of Hoosiers and get vaping products out of the hands of young people.

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NAPPANEE — As the community and family members grieve over the deaths of two young brothers on a farm near Nappanee, industry advocates and farmers point to the risks associated with agriculture.  

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NAPPANEE — The announced closure of Amish Acres in Nappanee has drawn sorrowful reactions from the community, including Nappanee Mayor Phil Jenkins. 

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ELKHART — Elkhart City Council is looking at approving a third loan for the developer behind River Point West, a portion of the River District that will include a new Martin’s Super Market and 173 residential units.

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ELKHART — Patrick Industries announced on Monday that the company will have a new CEO on Jan. 1.

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ELKHART — Employers, supported by an Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Wellness Council of Indiana program, are being asked to take a more proactive approach to substance abuse in the workplace.

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WASHINGTON — Americans stepped up their shopping last month, spending more online and buying more cars, evidence that consumers can still drive the economy’s growth.

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ELKHART — A former Culver’s restaurant site in Elkhart will become an IHOP, real estate broker Bradley Co. announced Thursday. 

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ELKHART— The Elkhart Redevelopment Commission gave the green light Tuesday on a purchase agreement for the construction of high-end condominiums at the former Alick’s property on Jackson Boulevard subject to additional funds coming from City Council.

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Beacon Health System has been recognized for its long-standing commitment to create a healthy workplace by achieving first place among large employers in the Healthiest Employers of Indiana program.

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GOSHEN — A startup metal casting company has scaled back plans as it moves into an unused Bristol plant, but still intends to hire close to 300 workers. 

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ELKHART — Extended parking times have come to downtown Elkhart just in time for the holiday shopping season.

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ELKHART — Breakfast Cookies Milk Stout made by Iechyd Da Brewing Company topped 12 other tasty contenders from around northern Indiana in voting for Best Seasonal Beer in Indiana’s Cool North Beer Wars.

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Driving through the countryside Tuesday, I saw a few fields with green stripes of sprouting corn left behind by the combine. While there will always be some harvest loss, when the losses become visible from the road, you can bet some fine-tuning would have helped more grain in the bin.

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GOSHEN — A survey of over 100 companies and organizations in the region gave an idea of the performance and resilience that managers see in their employees.

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ELKHART — As local developers prepare to build high-end condominiums at the former Alick’s property on Jackson Boulevard, the taxpayers could end up with a $350,000 bill to make the ground ready for construction.

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ELKHART — RV shipment numbers in September were higher than the same month a year before, breaking a 13-month streak of negative reports.

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SOUTH BEND — Organizers are inviting entrepreneurs with an idea for a new product, device or technology to apply for more than $400,000 in the McCloskey New Venture Competition.  

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — The Edwardsburg Chamber of Commerce and SCORE North Central Indiana present “Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Fundamentals of Small Business.”

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ELKHART — Days Corporation, parent company of Equalizer Systems, released a statement to its customers this week saying despite being disappointed by a court ruling in favor of Lippert Components Inc. on two of many claims, the case is ongoing and Days still holds the patent in question.

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INDIANAPOLIS — While nearly half of employers are still leaving jobs unfilled, dramatically fewer are listing workforce/talent needs as among their biggest challenges. Instead, they are adapting to the ongoing shortage of qualified applicants in several different ways.

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ELKHART — LCI Industries this week announced that its subsidiary, Lippert Components Manufacturing Inc., has acquired substantially all of the business assets of Rodan Enterprises LLC, known by its business name SureShade. 

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ELKHART — After 88 years, menswear is coming to Stephenson’s, the largest clothing boutique in downtown. The store opened its new line two weeks ago and hosted a celebration of the launch Thursday.

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve finds itself in an unusually delicate spot as it considers how much more to try to stimulate an economy that’s still growing and adding jobs but also appears vulnerable.

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ELKHART — After a nearly 50-year hiatus, crops of hemp are ready for harvest in Elkhart County, but the jury’s still out on how successful Indiana’s newest crop will be for farmers.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart Municipal Airport terminal is getting a $565,000 parking ramp repair after two airplanes sank into the pavement in June.

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GOSHEN — The $1 million transformation of a 60-year-old drag strip into Hoosier Motorsports and Business Park can move ahead after a vote by county officials.

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