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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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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 -- …

March 28, 2014 10:45 am Related

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.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am Related

Region bills headed to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received f…

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm

Couple planning steak house on 109th Avenue in Winfield

WINFIELD | The Town Council approved zoning to permit a restaurant and bar at 9201 E. 109th Ave.

March 02, 2014 11:09 am

Preschool study, road funding among items approved by Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate voted Thursday to send a bevy of House-approved proposals to the governor's desk or to…

February 27, 2014 5:40 pm

Winfield creates office of town marshal

WINFIELD | For the first time since its 1993 incorporation, Winfield will have its own law enforcement official.

February 25, 2014 10:00 pm

Two candidates win the name game

CROWN POINT | Lake County elections officials removed four candidates from the May 6 primary and turned back challenges to three others.

February 25, 2014 7:15 pm

7 communities receive Creating Livable Communities grant

Riding a bike or walking to town centers could become easier and safer for several local communities.

February 22, 2014 6:20 pm

Running for Lake offices can be challenging

CROWN POINT | A Schererville man wants a St. John Township official tossed off the May 6 ballot because she hasn't taken a traditional married name.

February 18, 2014 6:15 pm

More early voting centers will open in Lake suburbs

CROWN POINT | The popularity of early voting has prompted Lake County election officials to open more suburban polling places.

February 18, 2014 1:19 pm

Commissioners may ask AG to help with E-911 holdouts

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are debating whether four suburban communities that haven't joined the consolidated E-911 network need mor…

February 12, 2014 8:00 pm

Official: Sheriff OK with Winfield town marshal proposal

WINFIELD | Talks continued this week about the potential for a town marshal to come on board in Winfield.

February 11, 2014 10:00 pm

Weiss Entities names new executive, plans move to Chicago

MERRILLVILLE | A real estate and retail development and property management firm has hired a new chief financial officer, as it plans to move …

February 10, 2014 11:30 am

Retired teacher honored by alma mater BSU for her devotion

Retired teacher honored by alma mater BSU for her devotion

Olive Leskow is a proud and devoted graduate of Ball State University, and BSU returned the favor recently by presenting her with a token of t…

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield mapping plans for bike-hike trail

Winfield mapping plans for bike-hike trail

WINFIELD | Town officials are mapping plans to make the community more friendly to bicycle and foot traffic.  

February 03, 2014 6:30 pm

Lawmakers advancing proposals quickly in short legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week ap…

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related

Town marshal system wins early approval in Winfield

WINFIELD | Creation of a town marshal system was back on the table Tuesday in Winfield after failing in previous attempts.

January 28, 2014 10:15 pm

Calumet Township trustee files for re-election

CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin filed Monday for re-election in the spring Democratic primary.

January 27, 2014 8:30 pm

Winfield woman loved simple things, life

Winfield woman loved simple things, life

Fern J. Brossard was a wonderful woman who lived a rich, long life filled with challenges, love and adventures.

January 27, 2014 12:05 am

Groups to launch Deep River-Burns Waterway improvement effort

HOBART | Local communities and organizations will join with the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Tuesday to kick off a pro…

January 19, 2014 6:30 pm

Frozen, burst pipe floods portion of Chicagoland Christian Village

WINFIELD | A frozen pipe in a fire suppression system burst Tuesday night at Chicagoland Christian Village, flooding a portion of the nursing …

January 08, 2014 8:09 pm

Writers celebrate their craft

Writers celebrate their craft

CROWN POINT | Write-on Hoosiers members were joined by fellow writers to celebrate the group's 25th anniversary in a recent event held at the …

January 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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It will be incumbent on dozens of Lake officials to run again in 2014

CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.

January 04, 2014 5:00 pm

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Smith Animal Clinic, Crown Point and DeMotte

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Smith Animal Clinic, Crown Point and DeMotte

CROWN POINT | When James Willard Smith began practicing veterinary medicine in the late 19th century, he began a line of veterinarians that co…

January 04, 2014 2:54 pm Photos

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Winfield commission cancels meeting slated for Thursday

WINFIELD | The Winfield Plan Commission study session scheduled Thursday has been canceled.

December 23, 2013 12:00 am

LOFS firefighters collecting food for the needy

LOFS firefighters collecting food for the needy

CROWN POINT | The Lakes of the Four Seasons Volunteer Fire Force is conducting its sixth annual Stop, Drop and Donate this weekend on the Lake…

December 13, 2013 12:00 am

New pavilion pays homage to late township trustee

New pavilion pays homage to late township trustee

WINFIELD | The Winfield Community Foundation has commissioned a pavilion in memory of the late John Curley, a former Winfield Township Trustee.

December 11, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Winfield touts credit rating, successful bond issue

WINFIELD | A successful general obligation bond issue will provide extra funding for street repairs over the next two years, Clerk-Treasurer R…

December 11, 2013 1:38 pm

Winfield bans all peddlers, solicitors from town streets

WINFIELD | A comprehensive new law will soon keep peddlers, solicitors and fundraising groups off the town’s streets, and anyone violating thi…

December 04, 2013 7:30 pm

Winfield approves 2014 budgets topping $2.4M

WINFIELD | The Town Council has approved two 2014 budgets that will provide services to residents and businesses throughout the coming year.

November 23, 2013 6:03 pm

Winfield Plan Commission cancels study session

WINFIELD | The Winfield Plan Commission study session scheduled Nov. 28 has been canceled because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

November 18, 2013 4:23 pm
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