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Valpo approves controversial 160-acre annexation

Valpo approves controversial 160-acre annexation

VALPARAISO | The City Council completed the annexation of the 160-acre property south of U.S. 30 between County Roads 400 and 450 East on Monday.

October 14, 2014 2:59 pm Related

Annexation proposal brings more protests over zoning

VALPARAISO | The crowd of those opposed to the planned annexation of 160.5 acres near Porter County Regional Airport was considerably less Monday than the past but the anger and frustration had not abated at the City Council meeting.

September 22, 2014 9:15 pm

Annexation, rezone plan draws crowd in Valpo

VALPARAISO | About 60 people attended a public hearing at Tuesday's Plan Commission meeting to protest the proposed annexation of 110 acres to the city.

August 12, 2014 8:32 pm

Annexation of 500 acres off the table in Lowell

LOWELL | The Town Council decided to table further discussion on annexing nearly 468 acres south of the town. 

June 09, 2014 9:45 pm

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 final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm

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 House-Senate conference committees for the separately approved texts of the measures to be reconciled, including:

February 27, 2014 5:40 pm

Lakes of Valparaiso gets OK for annexation

VALPARAISO | The city had another growth spurt Monday as the council approved the annexation of 32 acres as part of The Lakes of Valparaiso development between Evans Avenue and Vale Park Road east of Ind. 49.

February 24, 2014 8:45 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Landfill might be a pot of fool's gold

GUEST COMMENTARY: Landfill might be a pot of fool's gold

Conditional annexation of the Republic Services dump near Lowell deserves serious consideration.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

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 approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.

January 31, 2014 2:00 pm Related
MARC CHASE: Landfill annexation idea doesn't stink

MARC CHASE: Landfill annexation idea doesn't stink

Few words inspire such a literal holding of noses as the word "landfill."

January 21, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell leaders uncertain about pursuing landfill annexation

LOWELL | The Town Council remains divided on whether Lowell should pursue the annexation of an industrial landfill less than a mile past the town's western boundary.

January 05, 2014 6:30 pm

Valpo approves Aldi, Pratt annexations

VALPARAISO | The first council district added a lot of territory and potential property tax value but not a lot of population on Monday.

October 29, 2013 2:27 pm

Valpo commission OKs Pratt annexation, rezoning

VALPARAISO | The planned construction of the $260 million Pratt Industries paper recycling plant got a quick push forward Tuesday with Valparaiso's Plan Commission voting unanimously to support annexing the adjacent 34 acres needed for the project.

October 08, 2013 9:00 pm

Valpo, Aldi agree to annexation, effective 2015

VALPARAISO | The city and Aldi are finalizing an agreement that will allow the city to annex the company's warehouse property without protest from Aldi.

September 30, 2013 6:15 pm

Lowell closer to annexing acreage west of town

LOWELL | The Lowell Town Council moved one step closer Monday toward expanding its boundaries to the west.

September 24, 2013 7:15 pm

Von Tobel property annexed by Valpo

VALPARAISO | The city added another 54 acres to its southeast border at Monday's council meeting with the annexation of the Von Tobel property.

September 10, 2013 3:55 pm

Landowner asks C.P. to annex acreage for potential senior care facility

CROWN POINT | A landowner is asking the city to annex about 20 acres as the potential location for a senior living facility.

September 03, 2013 9:45 pm

Von Tobel annexation moving fast in Valpo

VALPARAISO | The city appears poised to grow by 54.25 acres at the when the City Council meets Sept. 9.

August 27, 2013 12:00 pm
RICH JAMES: Even without annexation, Winfield has changed

RICH JAMES: Even without annexation, Winfield has changed

I remember it like it was yesterday.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am

Lowell officials discuss annexation plans

LOWELL | The town moved another step closer Thursday to positioning itself for future industrial development.

July 11, 2013 10:30 pm
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