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Cedar Creek Township

Townships get seats at public safety tax table

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.

July 08, 2014 7:15 pm

Lake County candidate filings pick up as deadline approaches

CROWN POINT | Candidate filing has increased this week as the deadline for getting on the spring primary ballot approaches.

February 05, 2014 7:30 pm

Local leaders slam lack of funding for Illiana emergency services

LOWELL | Local government leaders were fired up Thursday about a change in the Illiana Expressway planning that they say will be impossible to meet.

January 30, 2014 9:30 pm

Wife to fill vacancy husband's death left in Cedar Creek

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.

September 14, 2013 8:00 pm

Lowell looks to solve fire staffing problems

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.

August 03, 2013 5:30 pm

Lowell, Tri-Creek officials talk volunteer fire staffing

LOWELL | The Lowell Volunteer Fire Department will have the money needed to equip five new firefighters to address a lack of daytime volunteers.

July 24, 2013 6:00 pm

Lowell-area officials toy with another try at fire territory

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.

August 09, 2012 6:30 pm

Renewed fire territory push stalling

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.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am

Officials warn of possible flooding near Kankakee River

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.

December 14, 2011 9:19 pm

Working together to become more efficient

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.

September 23, 2011 7:30 pm

Lowell-area fire territory wins local approval

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.

March 29, 2011 7:30 am

Lowell councilmen back fire territory idea; vote likely March 28

LOWELL | No vote took place Monday, but the idea of a fire protection territory earned a real boost from two Lowell councilman.

March 07, 2011 11:30 pm

Eagle Creek Township opts out of fire district proposal

LOWELL | Members of the Eagle Creek Township Board have decided not to participate in a proposed self-funding fire territory.

February 11, 2011 12:00 am
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