Northwest Indiana's public libraries have been anything but quiet in recent years.
GRIFFITH | The Griffith Town Council and its audience applauded state Rep. Hal Slager on Tuesday for his efforts in helping ease the financial burden of Calumet Township.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Two men face first-degree murder charges in the death of a 35-year-old Markham man who was found dead in Calumet Township, near Blue Island, police said.*
A collective groan could be heard from Calumet Township recently as a law opening the door for Griffith to leave the township took effect in Indianapolis. Though it might sound ominous to some, the groan has the potential to be the harmony of forced government reform.
INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township spending and a path for Griffith to exit the township if its excessive spending continues.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has just two more days to decide the fate of two measures that could change Lake County forever.
GRIFFITH | The town is waiting for the final step in its quest for financial relief from Calumet Township — the signature of Gov. Mike Pence.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A judge has frozen the assets of the former business manager of Lake Ridge Schools amid allegations he pocketed more than $130,000 of school funds, officials said.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A Lake County K-9 captured a suspect wanted on multiple warrants Wednesday after a chase in Calumet Township.
February games brought some extraordinary results when players had an opportunity to participate in district-wide duplicate bridge events at their local clubs in Calumet Twp. and Highland.
The legislation that enables Griffith to exit Calumet Township is acceptable, but realize that this is a Band-Aid and not a permanent solution.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's black state lawmakers want Gov. Mike Pence to veto legislation that would force Calumet Township to reduce its administrative spending and potentially enable Griffith to leave the township.
The cleanup of an oil sheen on the Cady Marsh Ditch is complete and the investigation into the responsible party should wrap up by week's end, a representative for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | It took six years of explaining, arguing and working around legislative roadblocks, but Griffith is now just a few pen strokes away from having a path to exit Calumet Township.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reported progress in identifying and remedying the leak of a lubricant that pooled last week in a north county storm water drainage ditch.
The cleanup of an oil sheen that appeared Thursday on the Cady Marsh Ditch is expected to be complete by midweek, according to a representative for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Investigators believe they are honing in on a potential cause of an oil sheen on the Cady Marsh Ditch.
GARY | Federal, state and local officials are investigating an apparent oil leak into a major drainage ditch flowing through Calumet Township, Griffith, Highland and Munster.
A large brush fire broke out Saturday between 41st and 45th Avenue bounded by Whitcomb and Ross Road in Calumet Township. Fire departments from Griffith, Schererville, Lake Hills and Highland responded to help extinguish it. Several fires were burning in the area. One destroyed a shed near 4…
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate has approved legislation, long sought by Griffith residents, limiting Calumet Township spending and giving Griffith a chance to leave the township if spending continues at current levels.
Follow The Times
Check our warehouse for carpet & vinyl remnants 50% off (Great for Dorm Rooms!). Custom Sized Area Rugs & Runners can be bound to fit your space.
219-462-8026 New stock of remnants arriving now!
Mattresses Plus Featuring Sunrise Fireworks also offers repairs on phones, iPhones, iPods, screens, and computers.
Mattresses Plus Featuring Sunrise Fireworks has proudly served…
Now Is the Time To Update Your Bathroom. Call Midwest Remodeling, Windows & Doors & Get 30% Off Your Bathroom Remodeling Project
Get the Bathroom you’ve always wanted and SAVE $$ at the same time.
No one wants dandelions, weeds or any type of pest taking over…
For over 40 years people have relied on Lawn Doctor for a lush…
- 1 Roof blows off LOFS house, vehicles overturn during storm
- 2 Residents, officials surveying damage in wake of Wednesday night storms
- 3 Paula Cooper: Convicted of murder at 15, a Gary woman prepares for her 2013 release
- 4 Gary woman sentenced to die at 16 to be released from prison
- 5 Woman fatally stabbed in C.P. domestic dispute
Should Lake County have continued to pursue the trash-to-ethanol proposal?
- Valparaiso Basketball What If... (2011-12 Edition)June 17, 2013 5:06 pm
- LIVE: RailCats vs. Quebec, waiting out the rainJune 12, 2013 8:52 pm
- LIVE: RailCats hope to keep winning ways vs. QuebecJune 11, 2013 5:00 pm
- Valparaiso Basketball What If... (2012-13 edition)June 10, 2013 10:30 am