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Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

WINFIELD | Customers and employees briefly were evacuated Monday when the Winfield Ace Hardware store at 11702 Randolph was damaged by fire.

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Winfield town marshal job draws nearly 50 applicants

WINFIELD | Town officials said they are narrowing a field of applicants for the newly created marshal position after receiving nearly 50 resumes.

July 27, 2014 6:35 pm

Winfield town marshal job draws nearly 50 applicants

WINFIELD | Town officials said they are narrowing a field of applicants for the newly created marshal position after receiving nearly 50 resumes.

July 27, 2014 6:35 pm

Winfield prepares to repave nearly four miles of 109th Avenue

WINFIELD | Winfield is preparing to repave its busiest road and main artery leading to Interstate 65 and Crown Point.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

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July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Festival offers picnicking, swimming and music

CROWN POINT | Hundreds of young people from across Indiana are providing community service to Northwest Indiana agencies and residents through…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

WINFIELD | A Winfield Township man wants Lake County officials to stop his farm from becoming a retention pond for nearby suburbs.

July 21, 2014 6:00 am

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July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

HOBART | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana honored its volunteers this spring at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the good work they do…

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Winfield hopes to hire marshal in August

WINFIELD | The town began planning to hire its one-person police department in February, but didn't start seeking applications until last mont…

July 12, 2014 6:20 pm

Spend this summer at the Lake County parks

Spend summer with the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School students and faculty members partnered with the Crown Point Community Foundation for the second straight…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Plan to improve 109th Avenue nearing completion

WINFIELD | It has taken more than 2.5 years, but the communities along 109th Avenue should soon learn what needs to be done to make the road a…

July 04, 2014 10:00 pm

Adult learners can apply for several scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation will begin accepting online scholarship applications Tuesday for the Women’s Giving Circle …

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County Fair opens office, announces grandstand schedule

CROWN POINT | Summer has officially arrived, and the Lake County Fair Secretary’s Office is now open for business from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday…

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield seeks consultant to draw pedestrian plan

WINFIELD | Winfield is still a small town but it is a busy one, which creates problems for pedestrians in its downtown.

June 16, 2014 8:35 pm

Explore science through summer reading program

Explore science through summer reading program

CROWN POINT | This year, children and teens will explore science through reading as the Crown Point Community Library presents “Fizz, Boom, Re…

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Governor appoints nine from region to state boards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence recently appointed several Northwest Indiana residents to various state boards and commissions.

June 07, 2014 7:30 pm

Knife discovered in backpack at Crown Point middle school

CROWN POINT | A school resource officer responded to Col. John Wheeler Middle School on Thursday for a fistfight and found a Bowie knife in a …

June 05, 2014 7:33 pm

Dye foundation awards scholarships

Dye foundation awards scholarships

MUNSTER | The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation awarded more than $1.7 million in new Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships to 87 graduating seniors …

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

109th Avenue stretch will be resurfaced in Winfield

WINFIELD | The town's busiest road will get an overhaul later this year.

May 27, 2014 9:45 pm

Winfield considers hiking ambulance rates

WINFIELD | A proposed increase in fees and charges for emergency medical services and ambulance rates is under consideration by the Town Council.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am

New ambulance on its way for Lakes of Four Seasons Fire Force

WINFIELD | A capital expenditure of $23,000 by the Lakes of the Four Seasons Fire Force has been approved by the Town Council.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield annual community garage sale set for June 19-21

WINFIELD | Town residents have until Friday to sign up for the town-sponsored annual community garage sale June 19-21.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Full-time planner advises Winfield council

WINFIELD | A newly hired full-time planning and zoning administrator for the town also will act as liaison to the Town Council.

May 20, 2014 7:37 pm

Winfield, St. John tout block grant jobs; final OK pending

Town councils in Winfield and St. John plan to use this year's community development block grant funds on local improvements.

May 18, 2014 12:05 am

Truck vs. pole crash cuts power to portion of Winfield

WINFIELD | A pickup truck struck an electrical pole at U.S. 231 and Arizona Street in Winfield on Saturday afternoon, sparking a brush fire an…

May 17, 2014 7:09 pm

Crown Point Community Foundation awards $55,000 in grants

Crown Point Community Foundation awards $55,000 in grants

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded 16 grants during its recent grant cycle, totaling $55,404.80 in funding for communi…

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Winfield sets salary, job qualifications for town marshal

WINFIELD | Help-wanted ads will go out soon for the town's first police official.

May 13, 2014 8:37 pm

Free heading screenings offered at Winfield Library

WINFIELD | Zounds Hearing offers free hearing screenings from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Winfield branch of the Crown Point Community …

May 13, 2014 12:00 am

Bid for E-911 changes falls flat

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council disconnected a call by four towns refusing to join the E-911 consolidation unless they first get more co…

May 08, 2014 6:45 pm

Skinner bests incumbent Brauer for GOP Winfield Township trustee nomination

WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | Paulette Skinner was the apparent winner Tuesday in the race for the Republican nomination for Winfield Township trustee.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Skinner challenges incumbent Brauer in GOP run-off election for Winfield Twp. trustee

Incumbent Roland Brauer faces challenger Paulette Skinner in the Republican run-off election for the Winfield Township trustee's office.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Townships to get a share of new income tax revenues

CROWN POINT | Lake County trustees and advisory board members for eight suburban and rural townships will share public safety income tax revenue.

April 29, 2014 11:35 am

Special exception approved for storage facility in Winfield

WINFIELD | A special exception has been approved by the Town Council to permit the construction of a maintenance and storage facility at 12121…

April 28, 2014 12:00 am

Poetry awards recognize creativity of elementary students

CROWN POINT | Students, their families, and educators gathered recently for the fourth annual Power of Poetry Project Awards at Jerry Ross Ele…

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield council gives initial OK to list of duties, job requirements for town marshal

WINFIELD | Plans edged forward Tuesday to hire the town's first police official. 

April 22, 2014 9:45 pm

Winfield/LOFS chamber to award scholarships

WINFIELD | The Winfield/LOFS Chamber of Commerce will award two $1,000 scholarships to local high school graduates who plan to continue their …

April 19, 2014 12:00 am

Lake voting has yet to catch fire

CROWN POINT | Early voting has begun slowly in Lake County.

April 11, 2014 8:05 pm

Kauffman Chiropractic reopens after fire

Kauffman Chiropractic reopens after fire

April 09, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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GOP flames candidate for Facebook goof

WINFIELD | Lake County Republican officials say one of their candidates hurt the party by friending a Democratic candidate's Facebook page.

April 09, 2014 6:45 pm

Knights are serving fish tonight

Knights are serving fish tonight

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Library Mini Golf fundraiser returns to Crown Point

Library Mini Golf fundraiser returns to Crown Point

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Library will kick off National Library Week, April 13-19, with its second annual mini golf event, “A H…

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Winfield approves local match for federal bike-hike trail grant

WINFIELD | Town officials approved spending a total of $10,000 as the local match to grant funding of $50,000 for the study of a proposed bike…

April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Firm studying 109th Avenue for ways to improve safety, trafffic flow

WINFIELD | Officials are looking at ways to ease the pain for motorists caught in a daily procession of vehicles traveling 109th Avenue in pea…

March 29, 2014 7:45 pm

Expert: No major impact of BP oil spill on wildlife expected

Expert: No major impact of BP oil spill on wildlife expected

WHITING | The release of up to 1,638 gallons of crude oil into Lake Michigan from BP's Whiting Refinery will likely not harm area wildlife -- …

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Winfield early voting site in dispute

WINFIELD | A candidate for Winfield Township trustee wants election officials to move the town's early voting site out of her opponent's office.

March 26, 2014 12:00 pm

Winfield grants conditional support to South Shore extension pledge

WINFIELD | The Town Council on Tuesday gave conditional approval to committing money to the South Shore Line extension.

March 25, 2014 10:00 pm

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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NWI water rate increase will get hearing in Gary

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will conduct a public hearing on Indiana American Water Co.'s request for a rate hike at 6 p.m. Apri…

March 18, 2014 8:00 am

Town's first major park on the drawing board in Winfield

Town's first major park on the drawing board in Winfield

WINFIELD | Ball fields, a town common and a band shell are planned on a nearly 12-acre site proposed as the town's first major park.

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