The 43,000 NIPSCO customers still without power Tuesday night following strong overnight storms could have to wait several days to see it restored, utility representatives said.
FAIR OAKS | At least 10 inches of rain in the past 30 days grounded what was to be the 2014 South Shore Air Show at its new venue here, tourism officials said.
CROWN POINT | The project to replace the Hermit Lake sewage treatment plant with a regional pumping station and construction of a force main connection to the Crown Point sanitary sewer system is on track to begin by late fall.
A portion of the original Kankakee River still exists in Schneider.
The State Line Bridge runs through what used to be part of the Grand Kankakee Marsh.
The recent spate of rain is filling streets and rushing through ditches, but those overseeing the Little Calumet and Kankakee rivers said levels are fine for now.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.
PORTER COUNTY | The Ind. 49 bridge over the Kankakee River will be closed Saturday through early October for repairs, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation.
LOWELL | Some residents of this corner of one of Indiana's most urban counties think agriculture is still worth fighting for.
"Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee" by J. Lorenzo Werich is considered by many as a must-read book about the Kankakee Marsh.
CROWN POINT | The possibility of a proposed south Lake County quarry has broken to the surface after being buried in court for several years.
VALPARAISO | With Valparaiso's first two-lane roundabout set to open Friday, a few changes had to be made -- including removing contaminated soil from an old Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
As a veteran, top-ranked marathon runner and triathlete, Bill Pauley is used to racing against time, but he's been involved in a different race this year. A race to save lives.
PLEASANT TOWNSHIP | The historic bridge on Ind. 49 over the Kankakee River, which has been restricted to one lane for almost two years, is slated to be rebuilt in 2014.
I consider professor Alfred H. Meyer the most learned and influential Kankakee Marsh Restoration advocate.
KOUTS | The train ride from Chicago was 40 cents, and $2 purchased a room, meals, a boat, and a river guide.
Historians aren’t sure which white man stepped first on Hoosier soil, but he most certainly was French and he likely arrived in the 1670s — 150 years before Indiana statehood.
Indiana Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner Bob Alderman's support of the Illiana Expressway is spot-on, but make sure the highway's approval record is spotless.
Ind. 2 between U.S. 231 and Interstate 65 reopened to traffic early Friday morning after being closed due to downed power lines caused by Wednesday night's storms.
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