Dyer Government News

Dyer accepts applications for boards, commissions

DYER | The town is accepting applications for board and commission appointment until Nov. 14.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am

New fees raise compensation for Dyer's building inspectors

DYER |  Raising the building department fees means that town inspectors will no longer be working for what translates to minimum wage, Town Ad…

October 20, 2014 12:05 am

CVS to locate at long-vacant Dyer corner

DYER | A development deal on the northeast corner of Hart and U.S. 30 is expected to close this month and construction of a new CVS store at t…

October 19, 2014 8:27 pm

Dyer takes up texting system to keep residents in the loop

DYER | The town has come up with a new way to keep its residents informed: texting.

October 13, 2014 6:00 pm

Dyer hires three firefighters who clear nepotism review

DYER | Dyer hired three additional firefighters at a special meeting recently.

October 11, 2014 5:39 pm

Dyer plans to address north side street repaving

DYER | The Town Council is expected to address many streets on the town's north side with road repair projects next year.

October 04, 2014 6:30 pm

Hebron adopts shared ethic agenda

HEBRON | The town of Hebron is joining the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.

September 24, 2014 6:00 pm

Dyer places South Shore request back on agenda

DYER | Despite some displeasure with language in the South Shore interlocal agreement, the Dyer Town Council has put it on this month's agenda.

September 20, 2014 5:52 pm

Fate of 3,800 Lake adoptions hangs on justices' ruling

Fate of 3,800 Lake adoptions hangs on justices' ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in a dispute that could void 3,800 Lake County adoptions approved over …

September 18, 2014 5:03 pm Related

Dyer awards contract for Canadian National Railway screen

DYER | The sole bid for Phase One of the Canadian National Railway tracks landscape screening project has come in over budget, but the Town Co…

September 02, 2014 12:00 am

Cinko retires from Dyer police force

Cinko retires from Dyer police force

DYER | Town Council President Joe Cinko retires from the Dyer Police Department on Friday, opening the door for him to run a public office for…

August 27, 2014 6:15 pm

Canadian National Railway barrier ready to go out for bids

DYER | The first phase of a planted land barrier along the CN rail tracks is ready to go out to bid.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer rates streets for possible repairs

DYER | Streets in town with the worst ratings could be fixed for $4.1 million if no infrastructure work is involved.

August 05, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer clerk-treasurer looks for input as 2015 budget is drafted

DYER | The town is expecting an increase of roughly $80,000 for 2015 and Clerk-Treasurer Pat Hawrot wants some direction from department heads…

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

St. John variance for home's sport court

ST. JOHN | LeBron James won't be coming to play basketball in St. John, but, if he were, the Sahi home on Winding Trail might be the court fit…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer Town Council honors Lukasik

DYER | The Dyer Town Council has issued a proclamation honoring the late Stanley Lukasik.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer's BZA gives church approval to build new school

DYER | The town’s Board of Zoning Appeals has recommended variance request that would allow a local church to build a new school.

July 13, 2014 12:05 am

Dyer awards contract for Calumet Avenue repairs

DYER | The Dyer Town Council has awarded a contract to Walsh & Kelly for repairs to Calumet Avenue.

July 08, 2014 12:05 am

Dyer ending Amtrak station maintenance Aug. 1

DYER | Dyer public works employees will no longer be taking care of the local Amtrak station after July.

June 27, 2014 5:30 pm

Dyer pays cash for E-911 radio equipment

DYER | The town will pay cash for its new radio equipment.

June 23, 2014 12:15 am

Dyer completes street assessment to prioritize repairs

DYER | Dyer officials have completed their assessement of town thoroughfares, compililng a list and map of problem areas.

June 15, 2014 6:36 pm

Dyer reviews possible uses for new federal funds

DYER | The Town Council held a public hearing recently to talk about the new federal funds it will receive in 2014.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Bond helps land commercial venture on Calumet Avenue

DYER | The Economic Development Commission has approved a bond sale that will help a new health care facility locate in town.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer panel endorses installing noise barrier along CN tracks

DYER | A money transfer approved by the Economic Development Commission will go toward putting up a barrier between the Canadian National Rail…

May 10, 2014 6:22 pm

Guetzloff to face Shepherd in general election

ST. JOHN TOWNSHIP | Rob Guetzloff will face incumbent Jean Shepherd for the St. John Township trustee position in the general election.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Astor, Kramer claim victory in Dyer's Ward 5

DYER | A hard-fought and at times difficult primary campaign in Dyer’s Ward 5 culminated with a veteran Democrat and incumbent Republican clai…

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Kapitan wins Dem nomination in Dyer 2nd Ward

DYER | Former Town Councilman Michael Kapitan won the Ward 2 Democratic primary race Tuesday, defeating opponent Crystal Madden.

May 06, 2014 11:22 pm

Dyer paves way for angled parking

DYER | The Town Council has tweaked an ordinance that may pave the way to permit angled parking on some streets in town.

May 04, 2014 6:15 pm

Two Dems, two Republicans seek nominations for St. John Township trustee

ST. JOHN TOWNSHIP | St. John Township Trustee candidates have different perspectives, but they each have political experience.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Roads, parks, personnel key issues in Dyer's 5th Ward

DYER | Roads, parks and personnel are among the top issues in the Ward 5 primary races.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Newcomer, veteran square off in Dyer's 2nd Ward

DYER | A newcomer and a veteran are vying for a chance to run against Ward 2 incumbent Jeff Dekker this fall.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Coming through: Bike trail eyed for Dyer

DYER | There’s new hope for a bike trail in Dyer.

April 27, 2014 6:00 pm

Dyer Town Council approves $1.9M in road construction

DYER | The Town Council has approved a $1.9 million road project that will involve the repair or reconstruction of five streets.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer parks panel gauges development possibilities at Central Park

Dyer parks panel gauges development possibilities at Central Park

DYER | Park officials and a team of consultants met Wednesday at Central Park to discuss the park’s future.

April 23, 2014 7:49 am Photos


Dyer economic development panel slated to meet April 30

DYER | The Dyer Economic Development Commission will meet in a study session at 6 p.m. April 30 to discuss the possibility of a screen to shie…

April 20, 2014 12:15 am

Dyer parks panel will discuss master plan on Wednesdays

DYER | The Dyer Parks and Recreation Board holds a special field trip/study session at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and at 3 p.m April 30.

April 20, 2014 12:05 am

Dyer council narrowly backs South Shore funding

DYER |  The Town Council narrowly approved a resolution supporting the South Shore commuter rail extension Thursday, following some negative f…

April 11, 2014 7:58 pm

Dyer hops on board bus service with $1,000 donation

DYER | Federal money set to come to Dyer this year might be able to help fund the low-income bus service provided to some residents.

April 07, 2014 12:21 am

Dyer to cover cost of minimal hike in garbage, recycling fees

DYER | The town can afford to absorb a small increase in solid waste fees this year.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer might consider requests for angled parking downtown

DYER | Dyer has not allowed angled parking in the downtown area because of the heavy traffic flow along U.S. 30.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in buildin…

March 27, 2014 4:30 pm Photos



Deadline nears for Pence action on legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | The clock is ticking toward a midnight Thursday deadline for Gov. Mike Pence to act on some three dozen remaining proposals app…

March 26, 2014 5:30 pm

Dyer takes stock of road projects

DYER | The Town Council will meet in a special work session Thursday with the Redevelopment Commission to talk about road projects.

March 25, 2014 7:00 pm

Dyer taps public safety cash to buy two new squad cars

DYER | Public safety dollars will be help purchase two new police vehicles this year.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Transitional care facility eyes Dyer site

DYER | A developer plans to build a transitional care and assisted living facility on land along Calumet Avenue in Dyer.

March 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Proposed road projects spark debate in Dyer

DYER | A proposed 2014 road project sparked debate during a recent Town Council study session.

March 12, 2014 9:00 pm

Dyer lawyer: State law limits pothole damage recompense

DYER | The town has received several requests from residents about whether they might be compensated for pothole damage incurred on Dyer stree…

March 10, 2014 12:05 am

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's manda…

March 09, 2014 1:00 am

Dyer Town Council to review bids for landscaping contract

DYER | A new landscaping contract will be on the Town Council’s March meeting agenda.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

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219.865.4233 (Fax)

Police Department

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Non-emergency 219.865.4215

Parks and Recreation

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8260 Wicker Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
Phone: 219.365.8507