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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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County Road 600 East in Chesterton closed for bridge replacement

CHESTERTON | The Porter County Highway Department will close County Road 600 East today through Sept. 15 from County Road 1275 North to County Road 1350 North for bridge replacement over the Little Calumet River.

May 15, 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

Lansing discussing improvements to Little Calumet River levee

LANSING | Municipal officials are reviewing what improvements they need to make to the Little Calumet River levee.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am
Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

HAMMOND | A popular craft brewery is no longer going to build a restaurant and production brewery at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond.

March 21, 2014 2:43 pm
Environmentalists inspire a photographer's passion for wildlife

Environmentalists inspire a photographer's passion for wildlife

“Just a guy, a camera and a lot of clicking,” Michael Lewandowski says on his Lew Shots Facebook page.

March 18, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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MITCH BARLOGA: 2013 was active year for active transportation

MITCH BARLOGA: 2013 was active year for active transportation

Yet again another year has passed into history, so no better time to assess the progress our region has made for nonmotorized (or active) transportation — and what lies ahead in 2014.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

Little Cal commission must do wetland mitigation

I read the Dec. 14 article on the upcoming “last phase” of the Little Calumet River flood control project.

December 23, 2013 12:00 am

Weather delays completion of State Line flood control barrier

Weather continues to delay the State Line Avenue flood control barrier authorized by the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission.

December 21, 2013 8:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Emergency preparedness takes on new meaning

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Emergency preparedness takes on new meaning

Meteorologists confirmed more than 74 tornadoes ravaged the Midwest over a two-day period in November, leaving 10 dead and hundreds injured in Illinois and Indiana alone. It is proof that communities need to be prepared for nature’s fury and other disasters.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am
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