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Lake County Drainage Board

Singleton quarry hearing slated Wednesday

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board will meet 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Lake County Government Center auditorium for a public hearing on the proposed Singleton Stone quarry.

August 06, 2014 6:10 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Quarry concerns of south county residents need to be addressed

As the pastor of Range Line Community Church, I serve not only the members of my immediate congregation but also the wider community of Lake County.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Surveyor receives feedback on controversial quarry

CROWN POINT | Lake County Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. could schedule a public hearing as early as next month over the proposed Singleton Stone quarry.

April 16, 2014 7:45 pm

Proposed quarry sparks debate, but no decision

CROWN POINT | A consultant has recommended Lake County officials deny a drainage permit for the proposed Singleton Stone quarry, but county officials aren't yet ready to act on that advice.

February 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Lake surveyor disclaims any conflict over proposed Lowell-area quarry

CROWN POINT | Newly named Lake County Surveyor William Emerson Jr. announced he has no conflict of interest involving a quarry planned near Lowell even though a law firm he works with represents the site's landowners.

January 29, 2014 7:05 pm
Indiana Supreme Court declines to hear Lowell quarry case

Indiana Supreme Court declines to hear Lowell quarry case

INDIANAPOLIS | Backers of a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell cleared a key legal hurdle Monday when the Indiana Supreme Court declined to review a lower court ruling that allowed the project to proceed.

October 07, 2013 3:45 pm Related

Lake surveyor trying to coordinate Hermits Lake sewage solution

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board is expected to open public discussion Wednesday on an eventual plan to connect the homes of 200 residents of the Hermits Lake and Hawthorn Hills subdivisions to this city's sewer system.

March 19, 2013 2:17 pm

Drainage Board tackles collapsed culvert on Spring Ditch

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board on Wednesday declared an emergency situation involving a collapsed culvert along the Spring Street Ditch that’s threatening Joliet Street in downtown Schererville.

December 19, 2012 6:09 pm

Lawsuit to decide if commissioner can make drainage vote

CROWN POINT | A judge may decide next year whether Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub, D-Merrillville, is too outspoken a critic of a proposed quarry near Lowell to be allowed to cast a vote on whether it can open.

October 19, 2011 5:30 pm

Both sides of quarry fight assail county officials

LOWELL | Lake County officials find themselves embroiled in two lawsuits filed by opposing sides in the proposed Singleton quarry controversy.

October 18, 2011 8:30 pm

Drainage project dredges up dispute

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board voted Wednesday to spend an additional $19,200 to dredge sediment from a 3-acre retention pond at the Lake County Government Complex on North Main Street in Crown Point.

March 16, 2011 6:00 pm

New Little Cal levee plan paid for with casino money

INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond, Gary and Lake County would lose a portion of their casino tax revenue to pay for maintaining the Little Calumet River levees under legislation filed Thursday in the Indiana House.

February 24, 2011 4:08 pm

Little Cal fee plan to be heard in House Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana representatives are united behind a plan to charge residents living near the Little Calumet River and Burns Waterway an annual fee to pay for maintaining river levees.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Clear the logjam of details on levees

After complaining about decades of work to finish the Little Calumet River levees, a new phase is beginning -- complaining about how to fund the maintenance of those levees.

February 14, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: More details needed before we levy for levee

MARK KIESLING: More details needed before we levy for levee

About the only thing that is certain about a fee to be tacked on to certain Lake County property owners is that by the time you read this, the proposed legislation will be different.

February 11, 2011 12:00 am

Beavers gnaw on county drain budget

CROWN POINT | Beavers, pack your bags.

December 30, 2010 12:00 am
Lake County Council approves quarry east of Lowell, with stipulations

Lake County Council approves quarry east of Lowell, with stipulations

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council gave its qualified approval Tuesday to a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell, but other battles await Singleton Stone Quarry LLC before its operators turn over the first shovelful of dirt.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Drain board delays quarry vote

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board delayed action Wednesday on a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell.

October 21, 2010 12:00 am
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