VALPARAISO | A $1.5 million request for funding for a new park building was among the proposals tabled Tuesday by the Porter County Council after the group learned the county is already operating in the red with more than half of the year to go.
CEDAR LAKE | The late Cedar Lake barber Burdette “Woody” Wood was such a free spirit he got his own segment on the local PBS series "Wild Chicago" years ago.
ST. JOHN | The Lake County Libertarian Party is opposed to a county option income tax.
VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved a contract Thursday with Hooks Concrete and Construction for the reconstruction of North Calumet Avenue from the Canadian National railroad crossing to Evans Avenue.
LAKE STATION | Former Police Chief Michael Stills failed, over a four-year period, to forward about 30 gun permit applications to the state, Police Chief Kevin Garber said.
VALPARAISO | A man in prison for beating his then-pregnant girlfriend is seeking early release to take care of that child and another after their mother's death in a recent Lake Station house fire.
HOBART| A Gary woman has been charged with using credit cards she allegedly stole to buy gift cards and soda, police said.
MERRILLVILLE | Star Productions' cast of 'Hairspray' got a surprise visit from the guys of 'Under the Streetlamp'(the four stars from the Chicago cast of 'Jersey Boys' who are performing live in concert at Star Plaza Theatre on Aug. 20 in a special PBS taping.
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