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Kankakee River may have weathered flood threat

SHELBY | The Kankakee River is expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening after peaking at just under 11 feet in Shelby on March 20.

March 31, 2014 7:15 pm

Little Cal panel removing 'garbage trees' next week

MUNSTER | Major projects to provide flood protection along the Little Calumet River are poised to begin next week, the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission heard at Wednesday’s meeting.

July 10, 2013 9:15 pm

Daniels 'probably' will sign Little Cal levee fee into law

INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to charge most Lake County property owners an annual fee for maintaining Little Calumet River levees is likely to become law.

March 02, 2012 2:30 pm

Senate votes 50-0 to send plan for Little Cal levee fee to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | A permanent funding source to complete and maintain Little Calumet River levees is on the verge of becoming law after the Republican-controlled Indiana Senate voted 50-0 for the plan Wednesday.

March 01, 2012 12:00 pm

Little Cal levee fee set for Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate is poised to approve a new annual fee on most Lake County property owners to fund construction and maintenance of Little Calumet River levees.

February 26, 2012 11:00 pm

Senate panel approves Little Cal fee plan without changes

INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to charge most Lake County property owners an annual fee for Little Calumet River levee maintenance appears all but certain to be approved by the Indiana Senate and signed into law.

February 23, 2012 5:45 pm

Little Cal fee hearing set for Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Senate committee on Wednesday will review a House-approved plan to charge most Lake County property owners an annual fee for Little Calumet River levee maintenance.

February 12, 2012 7:55 pm
Ind. House approves Little Cal levee fee

Ind. House approves Little Cal levee fee

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Monday overwhelmingly approved a plan to charge most Lake County property owners an annual fee for Little Calumet River levee maintenance.

January 30, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Lake County surveyor backs out of Little Cal presentation in Munster

MUNSTER | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's presentation of a plan to create a Little Calumet River conservancy district before the Munster Town Council and town residents is dead in the water for a second time.

July 31, 2011 7:25 pm

EDITORIAL: Lawmakers, flood us with levee plans

The Calumet Burns Conservancy District plan is still afloat but sinking. The existing Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission needs to be shored up financially so it can continue to provide flood protection.

July 08, 2011 12:00 am

Come to an agreement on maintaining Little Cal levees

After years and years of work, months and months of local residents complaining and endless feuds between towns and cities, work on levees of the Little Calumet River is almost finished.

May 08, 2011 12:00 am
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