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Dan Repay

Little Cal, Kankakee rivers hold their own

The recent spate of rain is filling streets and rushing through ditches, but those overseeing the Little Calumet and Kankakee rivers said levels are fine for now.

April 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Preparations ready for possible NWI flooding

MUNSTER | As the rain continues over the next 24 hours, preparations are ready in every community to fight possible floodwaters, members of the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission heard at Wednesday’s meeting.

April 17, 2013 8:20 pm
RICH JAMES: Lake Republicans need to meet new reality

RICH JAMES: Lake Republicans need to meet new reality

It’s time for Lake County Republicans to get in touch with reality when it comes to a county income tax.

April 10, 2013 12:00 am

Tree clearing along Little Cal to begin in mid-April

MUNSTER | Removal of the 2,500 damaged, diseased and dead trees between the Little Calumet River and the flood protection levee will begin around April 17.

March 16, 2013 8:00 pm

Flood control drill to close Kennedy on March 20

A full-scale drill to practice protecting parts of Highland and Hammond during future flood events will shut down Kennedy Avenue at just after midnight March 20.

March 03, 2013 6:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Corps hits brick wall on Little Calumet

The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission was right to go against the Army Corps of Engineers' wishes last week in voting for a quick, $100,000 flood control project while waiting for the corps to come up with its own proposal.

March 01, 2013 12:00 am
Repay victory brings youth movement to Lake commissioner board

Repay victory brings youth movement to Lake commissioner board

CROWN POINT | Voters elected the youngest Lake County commissioner in a generation Tuesday night.

November 06, 2012 9:00 pm

Little Calumet levee project nears completion

MUNSTER | The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission closed out this year's business at its Wednesday meeting with news from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that the levee protection project is nearing its end.

December 14, 2011 9:30 pm
MARK KIESLING: McDermott consolidates power on council

MARK KIESLING: McDermott consolidates power on council

Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. looks like he is consolidating power on the City Council.

August 22, 2011 12:00 am
Gary could lead conservancy district charge

Gary could lead conservancy district charge

GARY | The Gary City Council's support for the creation of a conservancy district won't be hampered by the same issues Hammond politicians had to consider when they shelved the plan last month.

July 16, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Politics can make even sane people crazy

MARK KIESLING: Politics can make even sane people crazy

I don't understand why everything in Lake County has to become politicized.

July 08, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Legislators must support levee plan

EDITORIAL: Legislators must support levee plan

Visit http://www.nwitimes.com/video-photo-galleries-audio-interactives/video/vmix_9bf3984f-6aa2-55f6-873a-ac7a6e829f2e.html to view a conversation between Dan Repay, executive director of the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission, and Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross. Lake County …

June 23, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Legislators must support levee plan

EDITORIAL: Legislators must support levee plan

With the Calumet Burns Conservancy District plan taking on water, a legislative solution seems not only the best option but also necessary.

June 23, 2011 12:00 am Related
nwi.com Political Roundtable, Special Edition

nwi.com Political Roundtable, Special Edition

The Times' Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross talks with Dan Repay, Executive Director of the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission, about the development of the river's levees.

June 22, 2011 6:22 pm
MARK KIESLING: Use facts, not fantasies, in levee debate

MARK KIESLING: Use facts, not fantasies, in levee debate

It's one thing to oppose a project based on fact, but it is quite a different thing to oppose that project based on fantasy.

June 15, 2011 12:00 am

Council punts on Little Cal funding measure, could delay another month

HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council postponed a vote on a controversial measure supporting the creation of a conservancy district early Tuesday morning after hours of contentious opposition from Lake County residents.

June 14, 2011 6:30 pm

Hammond to consider Little Cal ordinance

HAMMOND | Lake County could end up with two agencies competing to maintain the Little Calumet River levee projects and make sure vast flooding that inundated much of north Lake County in 2008 and 2009 doesn't repeat.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am
Flooding fears return to residents along Little Calumet River

Flooding fears return to residents along Little Calumet River

MUNSTER | The torrential downpours of the past few days have raised the water levels throughout the Little Calumet River watershed and the fears of flooding in residents who live along those waterways.

June 10, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Conservancy district trashed by Little Cal commission

MUNSTER | The proposed Calumet Burns Conservancy District will only add another layer of elected officials with taxing power, competing officials charged Wednesday.

June 09, 2011 12:00 am

Repay seeking Little Calumet commission funding

HAMMOND | A long-term solution to the question of who will pay for maintaining the Little Calumet River levee system is mired in a political fight over who controls lucrative construction and engineering projects.

June 07, 2011 5:30 pm
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