Eagle Creek Township
EAGLE CREEK TOWNSHIP | A Lowell-area man faces charges alleging he beat a woman who was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said Tuesday.
Jeff Langbehn's 21-year tenure as director of the Lake County solid waste district has survived a multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement, a failed trash-to-ethanol contract costing taxpayers thousands more and a nearly successful legislative attempt to strip his agency's taxing authority.
CROWN POINT | An Eagle Creek Township man is accused of stabbing his stepbrother in the back several times last week, according to court records.
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.
LOWELL | Some residents of this corner of one of Indiana's most urban counties think agriculture is still worth fighting for.
LOWELL | Local government leaders were fired up Thursday about a change in the Illiana Expressway planning that they say will be impossible to meet.
EAGLE CREEK TOWNSHIP | A 37-year-old woman and her 1-month-old baby were killed Thursday morning in a vehicle crash believed to be caused by icy road conditions, officials said.
Three townships and emergency responders in south Lake County say they deserve a piece of the county income tax pie.
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 | The Tri-Creek School Corporation Board of School Trustees invites applicants from Eagle Creek Township to apply for a four-year appointment to fill the Eagle Creek position which will be vacated June 30 by Eagle Creek resident Jeffery S. Mescal.
GARY | Calumet Township taxpayers have provided their trustee with many helping hands during the most recent decade.
EAGLE CREEK TOWNSHIP | Stepping out from inside a 50,000-bushel grain bin Saturday, Justin Albright said he can understand the need for tools and training to rescue farmers who become trapped in the metal behemoths.
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.
EAGLE CREEK TOWNSHIP | The developer of a wind farm project in an agricultural area east of Lowell is pulling out.
EAGLE CREEK TOWNSHIP | A semitrailer load of hay from the Hayden farm east of Lowell is on its way to hungry Texas livestock.
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.
A Michigan firm has plans to rent 10,000 acres in rural Eagle Creek Township near Lowell to pull money out of thin air. "I've looked around Michigan, Illinois and Ohio," Andy Paterson, president of Michigan Energy Generation, said recently. "And Northwest Indiana is one of the windier areas…
Casting an eye across the landscape littered with the remains of what had been a thriving grain operation, Dan Coffman swallowed hard as he recalls the June 4 storm that wreaked such havoc.
Until last fall, Eagle Creek Township farmer John Bryant and others had expected a wind farm launch with Windlab, a Michigan-based firm with international ties.
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