Friday, April 20, 2007

Some possible additions

If this is your site, and you want to be added to our list of Northwest Indiana blogs, comment below so we can add the site correctly:

Valparaiso Indiana Real Estate
6 Apr 2007 by Sherri Van Noort (Home Advantage Real Estate) Valparaiso is a thriving community in Northwest Indiana. The close proximity to Chicago and small town atmosphere make this city desirable to many Chicagoans who want to live in the suburbs. To view Valparaiso,Chesterton,Crown Point ...Sherri's Blog - http://activerain.com/blogs/sherriv[ More results from Sherri's Blog ]
Humor: Fake Daylight Saving Time
25 Mar 2007 by Dear Webby March 17, 2007 - Valparaiso, Indiana - AP A teenager clocked driving at 93 mph in a 45 mph zone told police he had to get home in time to catch the school bus. A judge had sentenced Ryan Henry, 18, to ride the bus to school after an ...Dear Webby Humor Letter Blog - http://webby.com/humor/blog/index.php - References[ More results from Dear Webby Humor Letter Blog ]
Back to Blog Basics
17 Apr 2007 by Daltons Briefs That's our passion. If you are looking to build a new home in Valparaiso, Chesterton, Portage, Hebron, Kouts, Westville, Winfield, or Demotte head on over to Synergy Homes' Northwest Indiana website.Synergy Thoughts - Home Builder Northwest... - http://synergyhomes.blogspot.com/index.html[ More results from Synergy Thoughts - Home Builder Northwest... ]
Ind. Law - Porter Judge Alexa to hear Soliday residency dispute today
17 Apr 2007 by Marcia Oddi The Gary Post-Tribune reminds us that:VALPARAISO -- Porter Superior Court Judge William Alexa will hear arguments today regarding whether Rep. Ed Soliday should keep his seat in the Indiana House. Soliday, a Republican, filed a motion ...The Indiana Law Blog - http://indianalawblog.com/[ More results from The Indiana Law Blog ]
What did he say?? Part II
18 Feb 2007 by Robin Beck As Bil Browning pointed out in his blog,. This story appeared Nov. 7, 2000 in the Pharos-Tribune:. Ex-wife of candidate endorsed by Right to Life says that he paid for her abortion in 1997 Indiana Senate District 7 candidate Kathy ...Indiana Equality Blog - http://www.indianaequality.org/blog/
Entry Level Hiring Report
3 Apr 2007 by Lawrence Solum The entry-level hiring report remains at the top of the blog--click through for the data and listings, plus instructions for submitting additional reports. AlIn the JD Placement tournament, it is Harvard 19, Yale 16, NYU 10, Columbia 9, ...Legal Theory Blog - http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/ - References[ More results from Legal Theory Blog ]
Moratorium on methadone clinics, not CAFOs
21 Mar 2007 by Doug Indiana has 13 clinics that administer methadone, a synthetic opiate that eases withdrawal pain for users of heroin or prescription painkillers such as OxyContin. The state approved two more clinics last year – one in Valparaiso and one ...Masson's Blog - http://www.masson.us/blog
Another Skateboarder Tasered
5 Apr 2007 A teenager in Valparaiso, Indiana, was apparently skateboarding where he shouldn't be -- in a hospital parking lot. After being chased for 20 minutes by a security guard, the guard called police and they came, tasers ready. ...Lat34.com Quick Hits Action Sports News Blog - http://feeds.rapidfeeds.com/?fid4ct=3260

Friday, April 13, 2007

Top 20 Blogs in Northwest Indiana

  1. Synergy Thoughts RSS My own real estate and home builder blog for Northwest Indiana. I ranked it first until I can figure out how to pull other rankings from Technorati or Alexa. Technorati Rank: 30,405 (154 links from 129 blogs)
  2. Northwest Indiana Comical Politics RSS Currently remodeling, I'll remove from the list if he doesn't get rolling again next week. Technorati Rank: 1,374,760 (37 links from 3 blogs)
  3. Region Review Willems Realtors Northwest Indiana Review Technorati Rank: 1,932,777 (3 links from 2 blogs)
  4. Northwest Indiana Catholic Blog RSS Welcome to your Northwest Indiana Catholic Newspaper Blogger! This blog will allow you the opportunity to discuss events and issues related to the Catholic Diocese of Gary, Indiana and beyond Technorati Rank: 3,034,263 (No blogs link here yet)
  5. Daltons Briefs on Active Rain RSSMusings on Real Estate and Home Building in Northwest Indiana. Active Rain site has a high Technorati Rank but for some reason each individual blog can't be ranked.
  6. NWI Times Interact Most active message board that I've found. There are probably 100 active members, join the debate, lots of members but not enough that are involved in the action. As a message board format not ranked.
  7. Northwest Indiana Online
  8. 219.com Home of former Porter Township Trustee Bob Wichlinski, some terrific articles on Northwest Indiana issues.
  9. Rabbi Zalmanov's Blog Rabbi Eliezer Zalmanov is the director of Chabad of Northwest Indiana
  10. Jana Caudill Real Estate Team As the #1 agent in Northwest Indiana, Jana's most recent accomplishments include selling 442 homes and over $85 million in sales volume in 2006, ranking her in the top 1/4% of all Real Estate Agents Nationwide and being named among the Top 300 Mega Performers in the Nation for three years running.
  11. No Illiana Tollway News and Opinion about the proposed Illiana Expressway Toll Road from I-65 in Northwest Indiana to I-57 in Will County, Illinois. I'm in favor of the Illiana, but welcome all viewpoints to engage in civil discussion about the Illiana Expressway.
  12. Thomko Petro This particular blog evolved with promoting my son's business, Thomko Petro Chemical. While I started blogging on the petrochemical and oil industry, the blog soon took on other subjects of interest, along with current events.
  13. Home Staging Kim is an ASP Stager in Northwest Indiana, serving both Porter and Lake Counties. Increase the salability of your listings with my staging services. Visit my website for before and after photos!
  14. Home Staging on Active Rain More from Kimberly Wester
  15. On Deadline with Phil Potempa of NWI Times
  16. Music with Mike Clark of NWI Times
  17. Prep SportsOpinions with Mark Keisling of NWI Times
  18. VU with David Robb of NWI Times
  19. Real Estate and Community Info Ronda Meyers-Waters
  20. All about ChocolateHammond Indiana - My Perspective
  21. Porter County Politics Political stories and opinions with a decidedly conservative slant.
  22. Central Baptist Church of Hobart Indiana

I'm still looking for more active bloggers in Northwest Indiana. I have removed a few from the list that just weren't active site.

Sunday, April 8, 2007

Northwest Indiana Blog Project

I have been searching far and wide for a good list of blogs here in Northwest Indiana. There are either very few bloggers, or I'm not doing a good job searching.

Below I have listed the ones I found about a week ago and posted on Synergy Thoughts my own real estate and home building site for Northwest Indiana. I would really like to get additional sites added to the list. Use the comment below to give me the links.

I will try and add comments and RSS Feeds on all of them over the next couple weeks.

Northwest Indiana Comical Politics RSS Feed
Currently remodeling, I'll remove from the list if he doesn't get rolling again next week
Region Review RSS Feed
Willems Realtors Northwest Indiana Review
Northwest Indiana Catholic Blog RSS Feed
Welcome to your Northwest Indiana Catholic Newspaper Blogger! This blog will allow you the opportunity to discuss events and issues related to the Catholic Diocese of Gary, Indiana and beyond
Daltons Briefs on Active Rain RSS Feed
Musings on Real Estate and Home Building in Northwest Indiana
NWI Times Interact Porter County Politics
Most active message board that I've found. There are probably 100 active members, join the debate, lots of members but not enough that are involved in the action.
Northwest Indiana Online219.com
Home of former Porter Township Trustee Bob Wichlinski, some terrific articles on Northwest Indiana issues.
Rabbi Zalmanov's Blog
Jana Caudill Real Estate Team
No Illiana Tollway
Christopher Hedges
Crown Point Blog
Thomko Petro
Northwest Indiana Seniors
Valparaiso News blogz
Home Staging
On Deadline with Phil Potempa of NWI Times
Music with Mike Clark of NWI Times
Prep SportsOpinions with Mark Keisling of NWI Times
VU with David Robb of NWI Times
Real Estate and Community Info Ronda Meyers-Waters
Synergy Thoughts
All about Chocolate
Hammond Indiana - My Perspective