About the area:
Michiana is a region in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan centered on the city of South Bend, Indiana. Including Mishawaka, Granger and Notre Dame Indiana.
The term Michiana is frequently used throughout the area, particularly by local radio and television stations based in South Bend that serve the entire area, but also by businesses that seek to draw customers from Indiana into Michigan or vice versa.
Today, the largest industries in South Bend are health care, education, and small business. A large tourism sector also exists, mainly supported by the University of Notre Dame