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Little Calumet River

Lake County assessor invites appeals from property owners

CROWN POINT | Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince said his office can rescue any property owner whose home, business or land has been overvalued for taxing purposes.

April 20, 2015 11:00 pm Related
IDEM cites Enbridge, Schererville for blue dye release in Little Cal

IDEM cites Enbridge, Schererville for blue dye release in Little Cal

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management cited Enbridge Energy LLC and Schererville for pollution violations stemming from the release of blue dye into the Little Calumet River last month, state officials said Thursday.

February 05, 2015 4:30 pm Related
Officials investigating release into Little Calumet River

Officials investigating release into Little Calumet River

Local and state officials are investigating the release of a blue dye into the Little Calumet River system over the weekend, officials said.

January 20, 2015 7:15 pm Photos

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Portage parks looks to add land along Salt Creek

Portage parks looks to add land along Salt Creek

PORTAGE | The city's park department is looking to add to its land along Salt Creek here.

December 08, 2014 12:00 am
Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

PORTAGE | The latest in a series of Indiana Department of Natural Resources posters celebrates both the Grand and Little Calumet rivers.

October 20, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Hammond opens new retention basin

Hammond opens new retention basin

HAMMOND | The city's new 33 million gallon retention basin for the Grand Calumet River is supposed to significantly reduce the amount of combined sewer overflows.

September 17, 2014 2:27 pm Photos

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Northcote Bridge work plugs last hole in dike for Munster

MUNSTER | Raising the Northcote Avenue Bridge over the Little Calumet River will close the “last hole in the dike” through Munster,” says Town Engineer Jim Mandon.

September 14, 2014 8:00 pm
Northcote Avenue Bridge underoing unique rehab

Northcote Avenue Bridge underoing unique rehab

Hammond City Engineer Stan Dostatni is shown with the Northcote Avenue Bridge plans.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
Northcote Avenue Bridge undergoing unique rehab

Northcote Avenue Bridge undergoing unique rehab

HAMMOND | The Northcote Avenue Bridge over the Little Calumet River will begin a transformation Tuesday and, once complete, will be a structure so unique officials say there are only a few of its kind in the Midwest.

August 30, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

HAMMOND | A newly completed pedestrian and bike trail bridge symbolizes the benefits of cooperation between Hammond and Munster, officials of both municipalities said Wednesday.

July 23, 2014 5:36 am Photos

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Repairs close bridge over Little Calumet River for several months

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A Calhoun Street bridge over the Little Calumet River will be closed to traffic beginning Monday through Nov. 1.

July 18, 2014 3:08 pm
EDITORIAL: Severing sewers isn't money down drain

EDITORIAL: Severing sewers isn't money down drain

Combined sewer overflows are being identified as a potential source of sewage in the Little Calumet River. That shouldn't come as a big surprise.

June 20, 2014 5:45 pm

Munster monitors water flow points along state line and Little Cal

MUNSTER | Town officials recently ratified an agreement with Lansing to recommend ways to strengthen and raise the levee along the Little Calumet River.

June 15, 2014 7:07 pm

'Petcoke' handler says it will consolidate terminals

CHICAGO | A company that stores giant mounds of petroleum coke on Chicago's Southeast Side says it's consolidating operations at one location.

June 10, 2014 12:25 pm
Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

Workers from NIES Engineering and Grimmer Construction work on the hairline crack found in a sanitary sewer main.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am
Hairline crack found in sanitary line near Little Cal levee

Hairline crack found in sanitary line near Little Cal levee

HIGHLAND | A hairline crack has been detected in an 18-inch sanitary line that runs either side of the levee along the Little Calumet River at Kennedy Avenue.

June 03, 2014 6:18 pm Photos

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Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

Crack found in sewer line near Little Cal levee

A hairline crack has been detected in an 18-inch sanitary force main that runs either side of the levee along the Little Calumet River at Kennedy Avenue. It was discovered after a sinkhole smaller than a dinner plate was discovered near the pumping station. Highland public works crews are wo…

June 03, 2014 2:06 pm

Munster, Lansing seek to ensure flood control levees aren't breached

MUNSTER | No one from Munster is going to forget the massive flood of 2008 — or the promises that measures would be taken to prevent it from ever happening again.

June 01, 2014 7:45 pm

Region largely spared by storm damage

A thunderstorm that blew through the region Tuesday night left little evidence of its presence Wednesday morning.

May 21, 2014 8:57 am
CHS Biology students test Little Calumet

CHS Biology students test Little Calumet

CHESTERTON | Students from Chesterton High School's Biology 1 Honors class taught my Cassie Wallace took water samples from the Little Calumet River near Brummitt Elementary School Saturday.

May 20, 2014 4:32 pm Photos

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