CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board on Wednesday declared an emergency situation involving a collapsed culvert along the Spring Street Ditch that’s threatening Joliet Street in downtown Schererville.
CROWN POINT | Tears and smiles blended with kind words and shared memories as Commissioner Fran DuPey, D-Hammond, presided Wednesday over her final meeting of the Lake County Board of Commissioners at the government complex.
CROWN POINT | Lake residents now enjoy one of the most frugal county governments in the state, according to a new study released Monday by the Board of Lake County Commissioners.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials were impressed Wednesday with dramatic changes that have taken place over the summer in once flood-prone subdivisions south of Schererville.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners resisted as long as they could Wednesday before voting to borrow $15 million to balance county government's 2013 budget.
Lake County is guaranteed at least one new county commissioner next year and should get another newcomer as well.
CROWN POINT | Accusations of bid-rigging, official negligence and political smear campaigns broke like a storm Wednesday morning over Lake County drainage board meetings.
CROWN POINT | Lake County government soon may be indebted to Porter County, literally.
CROWN POINT | After reviewing bids with Lake County Surveyor George Van Til last week, the Lake County Drainage Board recently awarded two contracts to clean up areas where stormwater accumulates to prevent future flooding.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials aren't fighting to be first in line to either borrow or impose a new tax to balance county government's 2013 budget.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioner Roosevelt Allen Jr., D-Gary, became the newest member of Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority Board.
The need to appoint a special prosecutor in the case of Tramel Raggs is inescapable. But this legal situation need not stop the Lake County commissioners from re-examining his position with the county.
I have conflicting feelings over the decision by the Lake County Board of Commissioners to keep Tramel Raggs as the board's special assistant.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County grand jury will investigate whether a county government official should be charged with an alleged weapons violation.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners want to bring the gavel down on deceptive bidders at their tax sales.
Voting in Lake County's largest Democratic organization resulted in a couple of surprises Monday night.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland and Lake County commissioners are set to meet Monday over who will control 348 real estate parcels now set to be auctioned next month.
CROWN POINT | Richard Novak has joined the Democratic race to fill the Lake County commissioner seat being vacated by incumbent Fran DuPey.
CROWN POINT | Peter Katic is bidding to return to the Lake County government office that he was forced out of 16 years ago.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners brought back the son of Gary City Clerk Suzette Raggs to be their special assistant one week after he was sent home because of a furor over his hiring.
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