Indiana Department Of Natural Resources
In the mid-1990s I was working for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Staff members there informed me they envisioned a long-term project to assess the environmental conditions of the Grand Calumet River from the state line to the Marquette Park lagoons and to restore the Gr…
The town of Porter, often referred to as "the missing link" of the regional trail system, is positioned to open three connector paths that will link Porter County towns and cities to neighboring counties and neighboring states. These newly minted trails will make Porter more accessible to su…
MERRILLVILLE | The town's Stormwater Utility wants to reduce insurance premiums for Merrillville residents who are required to obtain flood insurance.
The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission was right to go against the Army Corps of Engineers' wishes last week in voting for a quick, $100,000 flood control project while waiting for the corps to come up with its own proposal.
MICHIGAN CITY | Record low levels on Lake Michigan have left waterfront communities in the region and throughout the Great Lakes scrambling to save their summer boating seasons.
LAPORTE | Calling all photographers! These days everyone takes photos of everything and use other things besides cameras to do it! Why not see how your photos stack up against others and maybe win a prize at the same time!
LAPORTE | Funds are being raised to save the boating season in LaPorte, threatened by a fast-growing weed overtaking Pine Lake.
OGDEN DUNES | A hearing scheduled for Friday regarding the permit for the town's deer cull has been canceled.
OGDEN DUNES | An Indiana Natural Resources Commission official has set a Dec. 21 hearing date on a request to stay a deer cull in town.
OGDEN DUNES | The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will hold a prehearing conference Thursday regarding the town's efforts to carry out a deer cull.
Fire teams from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are planning controlled burns near Dune Acres and Griffith today
SCHERERVILLE | The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will conduct a controlled burn at Hoosier Prairie Nature Preserve today.
State authorities cited four area men Saturday for hunting waterfowl over a baited area.
PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board on Monday welcomed an old face back.
It was great to be the guest speaker Monday in Valparaiso for the weekly Rotary Club meeting.
The flood of Sept. 12-14, 2008 isn’t just history to the thousands of people from Northwest Indiana and south suburban Illinois who experienced what one meteorologist calls “the perfect storm” of weather patterns.
The remnants of what is now Tropical Depression Isaac will hit Northwest Indiana and Chicago this weekend, but where the most intense storms will occur is anyone's guess.
CROWN POINT | A five-month wait is nearly over for the replacement of three road crossings in the Stillwater subdivision.
PORTAGE | Up to 20 educators will dive into the world of water education Oct. 27 at a Project WET, or Water Education for Teachers, workshop at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission office at 6100 Southport Road.
VALPARAISO | The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Water is hostng a public hearing Aug. 23 on Enbridge Energy LP's eight applications related to its new pipeline project.
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