The ball is rolling on local funding for the South Shore extension to Dyer. So far, nearly half of Lake County's municipalities have made a financial commitment, as has Lake County government, through their new County Economic Development Income Tax revenues.
SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.
Even if you use the Lake County Public Library regularly, you may not be aware of all the library has to offer.
New Chicago Clerk-Treasurer Lori Reno, right talks with New Chicago reserve officer Kim Finn on Tuesday. Finn joins the department along with Mike Haskins, second from left, Jose Del Toro and Mike Garber.
New badges for New Chicago police officer reserves who were sworn in Tuesday lie on a table in Town Council chambers.
Friends, relatives, town staff and fellow officers applaud following the swearing in Tueday of four new reserve police officers at New Chicago. James Garber, Mike Haskins, Jose Del Toro and Kim Finn are the latest reserves to join the ranks of the New Chicago Police Department.
Mike Haskins, from left, Kim Finn, Jose Del Toro and James Garber are sworn in Tuesday as New Chicago police officer reserves are by Clerk-Treasurer Lori Reno.
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LAKE STATION | Two local residents finally have running water in their homes nearly a week after frozen utility pipes left them high and dry.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are debating whether four suburban communities that haven't joined the consolidated E-911 network need more time — or more pressure.
NEW CHICAGO | The town is working to free up frozen water mains that have stopped water service to a number of homes in New Chicago and Lake Station.
PORTAGE | On January 30, 2014, the members of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) elected Brian Snedecor, Mayor of Hobart, to serve as its chairman for 2014. Also elected were Blair Milo, Mayor, City of LaPorte as Vice-Chair; Jim Ton, Chesterton Town Council as Trea…
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Seventy-five Northwest Indiana attorneys will provide brief legal consultations at no cost to the public at eight locations Monday on Martin Luther King Day.
SCHERERVILLE | Seven months on the job, and Brian Hitchcock is still selling E-911 consolidation to a skeptical public.
LAKE STATION | There will be a family nutrition event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Lake Station-New Chicago branch of the Lake Public Library, 2007 Central Ave.
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Nov. 21 at the Lake Station/New Chicago branch of the Lake County Library, 2007 Central Ave.
NEW CHICAGO | The first phase of New Chicago's water system improvement project is well on its way toward completion, officials said.
Police search through yards along 35th Avenue between Nebraska and Oregon streets in Lake Station Wednesday as they look for three suspects wanted in connection with an earlier home burglary in Hobart.
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