Cedar Creek Township
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council agreed Tuesday to provide eight suburban and rural fire and emergency medical service providers a share of the county's public safety income tax revenue.
CROWN POINT | Candidate filing has increased this week as the deadline for getting on the spring primary ballot approaches.
LOWELL | Local government leaders were fired up Thursday about a change in the Illiana Expressway planning that they say will be impossible to meet.
CEDAR CREEK TOWNSHIP | Judith Mathias' feelings about Cedar Creek Township have changed since she and her husband W. Brian Mathias moved there 46 years ago from East Chicago.
LOWELL | The lack of daytime firefighters and the use of paramedics on fire calls is a public safety issue on which town and township officials know they must find common ground.
LOWELL | The Lowell Volunteer Fire Department will have the money needed to equip five new firefighters to address a lack of daytime volunteers.
LOWELL | After spending time and money nearly two years ago to gauge public support for a fire territory that was rejected by the state, south county towns and townships are considering another try.
LOWELL | Residents all fired up about establishing a fire territory in and around this south Lake County community last year will need to wait another year.
CEDAR CREEK | The National Weather Service issued a warning for the Kankakee River near Shelby Road east of Schneider. Heavy rain on Wednesday caused the river to be elevated and creep toward flood stage.
Lake County's 11 townships are working together to reform and streamline their operations in the face of continued pressure from Gov. Mitch Daniels and some legislators to abolish townships in Indiana.
LOWELL | The ball is now in the state's court after the Cedar Creek Township Advisory Board and trustee gave the nod Tuesday to the creation of a fire protection territory.
LOWELL | No vote took place Monday, but the idea of a fire protection territory earned a real boost from two Lowell councilman.
LOWELL | Members of the Eagle Creek Township Board have decided not to participate in a proposed self-funding fire territory.
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