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Hobart Township

Calumet property values beset by 'carpet-baggers'

Calumet Township Assessor Jacquelyn Y. Collins said Gary's misfortunes have attracted real estate speculators who she said are attempting to manipulate property values for their own gain and, as a result, are wreaking havoc with assessing property values for the purpose of taxation.

October 08, 2014 6:35 pm

Today In History: July 27, 1914

Hobart Township is to be divided and its entire northern portion is to be annexed to Calumet township. The annexation will include the 8 square miles comprising the town of Miller.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Townships get seats at public safety tax table

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.

July 08, 2014 7:15 pm

Lake County property tax assessments must be appealed by Tuesday

CROWN POINT | The deadline is Tuesday for Lake County property owners to appeal if they think their new property tax assessment is too high.

February 18, 2013 7:15 pm

Lake assessor zings county, township officials over reassessment pay

CROWN POINT | The Republican Lake County assessor says Democratic officials are mismanaging public money in a way that is undermining his authority and wrongly enriching township officials.

February 06, 2013 7:15 pm
Meister students go a cut above by donating hair to Locks of Love

Meister students go a cut above by donating hair to Locks of Love

HOBART TOWNSHIP | The family of Meister second-grader Dulce Gambill clapped and cheered as a stylist cut several inches off her shiny black hair.

April 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos


River Forest schools starting kindergarten sign-up March 19

HOBART TOWNSHIP | The River Forest Community School Corp. will hold kindergarten registration from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 19 through March 23 at all three elementary schools.

March 07, 2012 12:00 am

Working together to become more efficient

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.

September 23, 2011 7:30 pm

Hobart Township planning '12 budget hearing Sept. 29

HOBART | The Hobart Township Board has scheduled a public hearing regarding its 2012 proposed budget for 5 p.m. Sept. 29 at Rosser Hall, 1421 W. 37th Ave.

August 29, 2011 12:00 am

Hobart Township to meet Aug. 18 to discuss budget for 2012

HOBART TOWNSHIP | The Hobart Township Board will meet at 5 p.m. Aug. 18 at Rosser Hall, 1421 W. 37th Ave., to discuss the proposed 2012 township budget.

August 02, 2011 12:00 am

Four-day girls' volleyball camp starts Monday at River Forest

HOBART TOWNSHIP | River Forest High School will hold a volleyball camp for girls in grades kindergarten through senior from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am
Meister science teacher wins grant

Meister science teacher wins grant

HOBART TOWNSHIP| A Meister Elementary School science teacher is over the moon after learning she is a 2011 recipient of the Air Force Association Educator Grant.

March 17, 2011 12:00 am Photos


EYE ON THE PIE: Rethink government consolidation now

Ice on my driveway kept me house-bound for most of the past two weeks. A fellow gets to thinking ...

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Coordinator finds calling at Gary homeless shelter

Coordinator finds calling at Gary homeless shelter

Ruby Medellin is a beacon of light to many at Sojourner Truth House in Gary.

January 14, 2011 12:00 am
Coordinator finds calling at Gary homeless shelter

Coordinator finds calling at Gary homeless shelter

Getting to know Ruby Medellin

January 14, 2011 12:00 am

Hobart Township Board Member

Learn more about the candidates for Hobart Township Board Member. (No responses received from David Scheeringa and Michael E. Ellis.)

October 28, 2010 12:00 am Related


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