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MARC CHASE: Historic bridge a symbol of troubled infrastructure waters

MARC CHASE: Historic bridge a symbol of troubled infrastructure waters

Lake County's Range Line Road bridge is a throwback in every sense of the word.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

WINFIELD | A Winfield Township man wants Lake County officials to stop his farm from becoming a retention pond for nearby suburbs.

July 21, 2014 6:00 am
Thousands without power in wake of storms

Thousands without power in wake of storms

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.

July 01, 2014 7:10 pm Photos

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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
No break in the clouds over controversial air show

No break in the clouds over controversial air show

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.

June 25, 2014 5:49 pm Photos

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U.S. Army Corps moving ahead with Hermit Lake sewer

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.

June 09, 2014 6:45 pm
Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

A portion of the original Kankakee River still exists in Schneider.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

The State Line Bridge runs through what used to be part of the Grand Kankakee Marsh.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Little Cal, Kankakee rivers hold their own

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.

April 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Flood warning issued along Kankakee River

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.

April 03, 2014 2:15 pm

Ind. 49 bridge over Kankakee River to be closed

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.

April 01, 2014 5:36 pm
Proposed quarry yields concerns among south county farmers

Proposed quarry yields concerns among south county farmers

LOWELL | Some residents of this corner of one of Indiana's most urban counties think agriculture is still worth fighting for.

February 01, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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'Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee' traces marsh's history

'Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee' traces marsh's history

"Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee" by J. Lorenzo Werich is considered by many as a must-read book about the Kankakee Marsh.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Date set for south county quarry development

CROWN POINT | The possibility of a proposed south Lake County quarry has broken to the surface after being buried in court for several years.

November 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Did Depression-era camp contaminate Valpo soil?

Did Depression-era camp contaminate Valpo soil?

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.

November 17, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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Porter County man hopes GPS signs mean happy trails for all

Porter County man hopes GPS signs mean happy trails for all

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.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ind. 49 bridge to be rebuilt in 2014

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.

November 03, 2013 6:30 pm
Alfred H. Meyer was Kankakee River restoration advocate

Alfred H. Meyer was Kankakee River restoration advocate

I consider professor Alfred H. Meyer the most learned and influential Kankakee Marsh Restoration advocate.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am
Aukiki River Festival offers glimpse of bygone days

Aukiki River Festival offers glimpse of bygone days

KOUTS | The train ride from Chicago was 40 cents, and $2 purchased a room, meals, a boat, and a river guide.

August 24, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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ANDREA NEAL: Who was the first European on Hoosier soil?

ANDREA NEAL: Who was the first European on Hoosier soil?

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.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am
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