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BMV admits more overcharges, blames computer program

INDIANAPOLIS | Oops, they did it again.

47 minutes ago

Crete approves parking restrictions in industrial park

CRETE | The Village Board has approved the installation of “No Parking Anytime” signs in the Crete Park of Commerce industrial park located on the eastern edge of the suburb.

14 hours ago

Calumet City approves road, construction projects

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved several road and construction projects at Thursday's meeting in Calumet City.

14 hours ago

Donations to fuel Kouts firetruck repair

KOUTS | The town's Fire Department has gotten its money's worth out of a 1993 Kenworth semi trailer it had converted into a tanker truck seven or eight years ago and, with the help of a lot of pork chop dinners, hopes to get many more miles out of it.

18 hours ago

Cedar Lake may reconsider ambulance fees

CEDAR LAKE | Cedar Lake may want to revisit its ambulance fees, given new information regarding its responsibilities, the town’s attorney told the Town Council earlier this month.

20 hours ago

Portage may have to become creative to fund projects

PORTAGE | With the funding for three major projects still up in the air, city officials may have to get creative.

20 hours ago

Key lawmakers divided on more business tax cuts

INDIANAPOLIS | A split appears to be developing between two powerful Republican state senators over whether Indiana businesses need more tax cuts.

21 hours ago
Valparaiso School Board

Valparaiso School Board

Valparaiso School Board meets Sept. 18.

23 hours ago

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

Councilman suggests designating money for lake dredging

CEDAR LAKE | Councilman John Foreman is suggesting the town put aside a portion of its Lake County income tax revenues into a fund to dredge the lake.

September 14, 2014 6:00 pm

Cal City adopts accounting whistleblower policy

CALUMET CITY | Officials approved a policy to put procedures in place for financial "whistleblowing" at Thursday's Calumet City council meeting.

September 14, 2014 4:45 pm

Munster plans to tackle Centennial Park clubhouse woes

MUNSTER | Town officials have some big decisions to make about repairs to the sinking and shifting Centennial Park clubhouse.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Landscaping company wants to build new structure in Cedar Lake

CEDAR LAKE | T&J Landscaping wants to open a new building on Wicker Avenue.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Whiting signs South Shore expansion pact

WHITING | The Whiting City Council has committed financially to the proposed expansion project for the South Shore Rail line.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood police accept help to get body armor for their officers and dog

LYNWOOD | The Village Board this week accepted a pair of donations that will help provide their Police Department with body armor to keep officers safe while on duty.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Sauk Village honors 30-year firefighter who is leaving south suburb

SAUK VILLAGE | The Village Board paid tribute to a three-decade veteran of the Fire Department who is planning to leave the south suburb.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Portage council, commission take a close look at projects, financing

PORTAGE | The City Council and Redevelopment Commission took a close look at three projects Thursday night.

September 11, 2014 10:30 pm
Valparaiso Site Review Committee

Valparaiso Site Review Committee

Valparaiso Site Review Committee meets Sept. 16.

September 10, 2014 4:44 pm

Brentwood subdivision stormwater project to begin Oct. 1

PORTAGE | Contractors should begin mobilizing work on the Brentwood subdivision stormwater project on Oct. 1.

September 10, 2014 3:33 pm

Whiting named Green Community of the Year

WHITING | The city will receive a 2014 Indiana Association of Cities and Towns Green Community of the Year Award at the association's annual conference today in Fort Wayne.

September 09, 2014 8:00 pm
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