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MARC CHASE: Government offices or probationary halfway houses?

MARC CHASE: Government offices or probationary halfway houses?

Lake County's local government offices often become bastions of second chances, and they're not always the good kind.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Gary courthouse operations expected to resume Monday

GARY | The Gary courthouse is scheduled to reopen Monday after an electrical fire in August temporarily closed the building. 

October 18, 2014 5:55 pm

Lake official declares epoll a winner on first day of early voting

CROWN POINT | Lake County's election director said she is pleased with the debut performance of the electronic poll book on the first day of early voting.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pm
Lake building E-911 from the floor up

Lake building E-911 from the floor up

CROWN POINT | Lake officials are building, equipping and staffing their new E-911 service in a burst of activity this month.

September 25, 2014 6:45 pm

County goes on E-911 spending spree

CROWN POINT | Lake Commissioners approved spending $2.2 million Wednesday on computers and support equipment to be used by the county's new E-911 service.

September 17, 2014 12:14 pm
Langbehn stands to lose highest statewide waste district salary

Langbehn stands to lose highest statewide waste district salary

At least $107,000 in annual salary and compensation, a $600-per-month government funded take-home vehicle and a district credit card used for thousands of dollars in meal purchases and gas annually could all be at risk Wednesday.

September 02, 2014 12:00 am Related
Plans advance for roundabout near Lake County Government Center

Plans advance for roundabout near Lake County Government Center

CROWN POINT | Plans advanced this week for a roundabout at 93rd Avenue and Chase Street near the Lake County Government Center.

August 29, 2014 5:15 pm
Welders spark fire at Lake County Government Center

Welders spark fire at Lake County Government Center

CROWN POINT | Welding work at the Lake County Government Center sparked a fire about 10 a.m. Tuesday, filling the facility with an acrid smell and closing Building A for the remainder of the day.

August 19, 2014 6:45 pm
MARC CHASE: When Fido has scales -- and can eat your face

MARC CHASE: When Fido has scales -- and can eat your face

Oh baby, baby, it's a wild world.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Jail mandate unshackles good government opportunity

MARC CHASE: Jail mandate unshackles good government opportunity

I could hear the collective gasps from a number of Lake County Government Complex officials earlier this week, and my office is several hundred yards away with sealed windows.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: We endorse Allen for Lake County commissioner

EDITORIAL: We endorse Allen for Lake County commissioner

Incumbent Roosevelt Allen Jr. faces challenger Lita Filippo for the Democratic nomination for Lake County commissioner in the 1st District.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am Video
Roundabout near Lake government center in early planning stages

Roundabout near Lake government center in early planning stages

CROWN POINT | Early planning is under way for a roundabout at 93rd Avenue and Chase Street, near the the Lake County Government Complex.

March 23, 2014 6:15 pm
Clay funeral Wednesday at Genesis Convention Center

Clay funeral Wednesday at Genesis Convention Center

GARY | City officials are preparing for hundreds to attend visitation and funeral services next week for former Mayor Rudolph "Rudy" Clay.

June 05, 2013 9:23 pm Photos

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Libertarian Party opposes Lake income tax

ST. JOHN | The Lake County Libertarian Party is opposed to a county option income tax.

April 30, 2013 5:15 pm

Lake County tax sale off to a million-dollar start

CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' spring tax sale gleaned $1,285,800 in its first day.

April 24, 2013 6:30 pm

Election officials leave Munster polling places in place for May 7 referendum

CROWN POINT | The Lake County election board voted Tuesday to keep polling places for the May 7 referendum in Munster unchanged from last year's locations.

March 19, 2013 6:30 pm

Lake County commissioners schedule 2013 tax sales

CROWN POINT | Delinquent taxpayers beware.

February 27, 2013 6:15 pm

Lowell to merge E-911 communications with county

The town of Lowell will merge its emergency communications system with the Lake County sheriff's in six weeks, but consolidation for other town and city police and fire departments remains on hold while debate continues over the cheapest and best designed electronic infrastructure.

January 17, 2013 1:45 pm

Lake auditor grants reprieve for late homestead filers

CROWN POINT | Lake Auditor Peggy Katona said Monday she will give homeowners until the end of January to file paperwork needed to retain their property tax credits.

December 31, 2012 11:30 am

EDITORIAL: Keep pushing on E911 consolidation

Police and fire officials in Lake County have accepted an offer they couldn't refuse -- free space at the Lake County Government Center in Crown Point to house the consolidated E911 dispatch service. It's a smart move.

December 05, 2012 12:00 am
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