The Lake County Solid Waste Management District is an agency in crisis. Steps must be taken now to prevent that from happening again.
The Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board was created by the state Legislature to promote recycling and divert trash from landfills.
CROWN POINT | The state's public records watchdog is condemning the Lake County Sheriff's Department for not promptly providing an inventory of county-owned equipment to the Lake County Board of Commissioners.
Gov. Mike Pence likes to talk about how the Indiana tax climate is so much better than is the case in Illinois. So true.
At least $107,000 in annual salary and compensation, a $600-per-month government funded take-home vehicle and a district credit card used for thousands of dollars in meal purchases and gas annually could all be at risk Wednesday.
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 | Four sanitary sewer and ditch maintenance projects moved forward a step with bids opened at Wednesday’s meeting of the Lake County Drainage Board.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board voted 2-1 Wednesday to approve the Singleton Stone quarry over the objections of south county farmers and residents.
CROWN POINT | Government workers get little in the way of respect or pay raises, and the state is cutting pension annuity payments for those who haven't retired by Oct. 1
Perhaps there is life after death. That's what might be happening with the Lake County Solid Waste Management District.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners agreed Wednesday to spend as much as $6.1 million over the next year and a half on health care for Lake County jail inmates.
Let’s step back a day and assume it is Tuesday morning.
Who knew doing the right thing actually pays off? It happened in Lake County this week to the tune of about $1.3 million in taxpayer savings, according to government estimates.
CROWN POINT | The state and Lake County want to steer public outrage over potholes that swallowed Cline Avenue and caused headaches for drivers and flat tires away from themselves.
New Year’s resolutions are meant to improve an individual’s life and the lives of those around him or her.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners stuffed the stockings of vendors and consultants with more than $5 million in work for the coming year.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County sheriff and commissioners got into a verbal showdown Wednesday over jail spending that left the sheriff confused and with less money than he had hoped for the new year.
It was 50 years ago this Friday that President John F. Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas. Several local public figures recalled their reaction to the assassination and its aftermath.
CROWN POINT | After months of looking for a new health insurance administrator and big savings, Lake County officials ended up with the same one they've used for eight years.
While Republicans on the national scene take their lumps over their role in the federal government shutdown, Lake County conservatives are expressing optimism for a strengthening foothold in local politics.
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