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New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

HAMMOND | A newly completed pedestrian and bike trail bridge symbolizes the benefits of cooperation between Hammond and Munster, officials of both municipalities said Wednesday.

July 23, 2014 5:36 am Photos

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The power of waste

The power of waste

Two regional facilities produce enough electricity to power several thousand homes, or offset municipal power bills by hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Wasteful endeavors?

Some officials throughout the country say they have learned the grass isn't always greener when it comes to alternative methods of disposing of municipal garbage.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Wake up from trash-to-ethanol dream

Once more, the Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board of Directors have learned that investors are holding back on funding the waste-to-ethanol project until more is known about the process. Surprised? We didn't think so.

January 24, 2013 12:00 am

Munster council OKs preliminary tax abatement for new solar panel plant

MUNSTER | An Evanston, Ill.-based company plans to build a solar panel manufacturing facility that will employ about 90 area residents within the next year, town officials said.

July 10, 2012 5:58 pm

Munster, St. Thomas More Church to swap land

MUNSTER | The town and St. Thomas More Church are swapping parcels of land along Calumet Avenue, south of Ridge Road in a $1 transaction, town officials said.

June 03, 2012 8:24 pm
Tearing down the past to build for the future

Tearing down the past to build for the future

In the 1950s through 1970s, the huge warehouse and office complex along Calumet Avenue was the state-of-the-art nerve center for Simmons Mattress Co. New products were developed there and produced for global distribution.

April 23, 2012 9:10 am Photos

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Most Lake communities claim no commitment to trash-to-ethanol

Most Lake communities claim no commitment to trash-to-ethanol

Municipal support for Lake County's trash-to-ethanol proposal does not appear as strong as proponents of the project have claimed, a Times survey of city and town leaders shows.

April 14, 2012 8:55 pm
David B. Nellans

David B. Nellans

David B. Nellans

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
David B. Nellans

David B. Nellans

David B. Nellans, candidate for Munster Town Council, Ward 4

October 17, 2011 12:40 pm
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