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Mike Forbes

E-911 proponents racing to beat the clock, doubters

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are preparing an unprecedented spending and construction blitz to build a countywide E-911 network in the next 10 months.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

St. John officials look to new year

ST. JOHN | There was a time, back in the days of the grassroots change agents of the Citizens Party, that Town Council meetings were pretty well attended.

January 25, 2014 8:30 pm

St. John pledges $15k to fire safety training facility

ST. JOHN | Fire Chief Fred Willman left Thursday’s Town Council meeting knowing the fire safety training facility the town operates is on strong financial footing.

December 13, 2013 7:45 pm
Compromise floated to connect E-911 with cities, towns

Compromise floated to connect E-911 with cities, towns

ST. JOHN | Lake County officials outlined a compromise Thursday designed to calm opposition among suburban municipalities to the cost of a future E-911 emergency communications consolidation.

October 24, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Make appointment with Dr. GoodAndEvil; St. John haunted house among scariest in region

Make appointment with Dr. GoodAndEvil; St. John haunted house among scariest in region

ST. JOHN | During the Great Depression, Dr. GoodAndEvil brought destitute individuals into his house to be part of secret experiments in his laboratory. One of them escaped and killed his beloved daughter.

October 19, 2013 5:55 pm Photos

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St. John marketing town's many assets

St. John marketing town's many assets

St. John Town Council President Mike Forbes, right, talks drums with Beat Boogie entrepreneur Steve Crabtree at the St. John 175th Aniversary Festival last fall. Steve handcrafts drum sets locally for famous musicians.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am

Powers passes 1st benchmark

Lake County's trash-to-ethanol saga will continue — at least another 30 days — after solid waste district officials decided developer Earl Powers satisfied two benchmarks toward filling a perceived breach in his contract.

May 17, 2012 9:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Recognize trash-to-ethanol as the flop it is

EDITORIAL: Recognize trash-to-ethanol as the flop it is

As the next deadline nears for developer Earl Powers to prove he's making progress on the proposed trash-to-ethanol plant, it's now clear that Powers hasn't made much progress in the years since he signed the contract with the Lake County Solid Waste Management District.

May 16, 2012 12:00 am

Waste district attorney: Powers holds permission, not blueprints, for trash-to-ethanol

Earl Powers holds a license to use a chemical company's trash-to-ethanol process but has not yet closed on a deal for the blueprints, a Lake County solid waste attorney said.

May 12, 2012 8:30 pm

Incumbents face newcomer challenger in St. John primary

ST. JOHN | Two incumbents are among three candidates vying for Republican nominations in the May primary for at-large Town Council seats.

April 20, 2011 12:00 am
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