A region lawmaker who once chaired Lake County's waste district board said it may be time to renew a legislative push to reform the controversial government agency's business practices.
CROWN POINT | A real estate developer is hoping to turn a handsome profit from Lake County's reputation for public corruption.
CROWN POINT | A state highway official who asked Lake County officials for help in planning the Illiana Expressway instead got an earful of why the proposed highway is a bad idea.
VALPARAISO | It will be three Republican newcomers seeking election to the Porter County Council against three Democrats who are either incumbents or have been on the council in the past.
Republican voters face so many good choices in the Porter County Council at-large race Tuesday that it's a shame they can vote for only three candidates. If only the selection on the Democratic Party side were that good.
Three familiar names and one newcomer are on the Democratic primary ballot seeking the three nominations for the at-large positions on the Porter County Council.
The Grinch fever spread after an audit said the Lake County Planning Department shouldn't put notary public fees into the office's Christmas party fund.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Planning Department's Christmas party may be a little less cheery this month since state auditors turned a Scrooge-like eye on the agency.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Assessor Hank Adams said the retooled Lake County Property Tax Board of Appeals already has cut a four-year-old backlog of old cases by 25 percent.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Tax Assessment Board of Appeals will be shorthanded when it meets Friday to again take up thousands of overdue requests by home and business owners to lower their tax burden.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council says it threw a lariat over a south county rodeo that its neighbors claim was wilder than a bucking bronco.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council voted Wednesday to name Ned Kovachevich, the county's planning director, to replace Carol Ann Seaton on the county Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals.
CROWN POINT | The newly elected Lake County Council is set next week to make official a referendum on the May primary election ballot to raise property taxes in the Crown Point school district.
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