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EDITORIAL: Lay financial tracks for rail expansion

EDITORIAL: Lay financial tracks for rail expansion

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.

March 31, 2014 11:45 am Video
Awards bloom for top master gardeners

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How well do you know your public library?

Even if you use the Lake County Public Library regularly, you may not be aware of all the library has to offer.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am
New Chicago police reserves sworn in

New Chicago police reserves sworn in

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.

February 25, 2014 4:22 pm
New Chicago police reserves sworn in

New Chicago police reserves sworn in

New badges for New Chicago police officer reserves who were sworn in Tuesday lie on a table in Town Council chambers.

February 25, 2014 4:22 pm
New Chicago police reserves sworn in

New Chicago police reserves sworn in

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.

February 25, 2014 4:22 pm
New Chicago police reserves sworn in

New Chicago police reserves sworn in

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.

February 25, 2014 4:22 pm

There's so much to do at your Lake County Public Library

Where can you get a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate every week, build complex structures out of LEGOS, travel to a far off place without spending a dime, learn about gardening, and test your Wii game and Guitar Hero skills all in one place?

February 17, 2014 12:00 am

Lake officials come to rescue of frozen out Lake Station homes

LAKE STATION | Two local residents finally have running water in their homes nearly a week after frozen utility pipes left them high and dry.

February 14, 2014 9:36 am

Commissioners may ask AG to help with E-911 holdouts

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.

February 12, 2014 8:00 pm

Frozen-out customer puts New Chicago's feet to fire

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.

February 11, 2014 7:30 pm
Children warm up to cube

Children warm up to cube

January 31, 2014 12:00 am

NIRPC elects officers, executive board

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…

January 30, 2014 3:37 pm

Make a decision to see the world through the library

Do you ever wonder about important international issues that influence our lives? The ice is melting in the Arctic and the Russians have planted their flag there. . .how threatening is this?

January 20, 2014 12:00 am

Free legal consults offered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am
Director tells Lake to add 911 to phone contacts

Director tells Lake to add 911 to phone contacts

SCHERERVILLE | Seven months on the job, and Brian Hitchcock is still selling E-911 consolidation to a skeptical public.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am

Lake Station library offering nutrition class, recipes Friday

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.

December 11, 2013 12:05 am

Lake Station chamber holds officer vote Nov. 21 at library

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.

November 14, 2013 12:05 am
New Chicago water system improvements on schedule

New Chicago water system improvements on schedule

NEW CHICAGO | The first phase of New Chicago's water system improvement project is well on its way toward completion, officials said.

November 06, 2013 7:40 pm
Police nab burglary suspects; neighboring schools taken off lockdown

Police nab burglary suspects; neighboring schools taken off lockdown

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.

November 06, 2013 5:00 pm
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