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.
HOBART | A three-hour police manhunt ended shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, when the last of three suspects sought for questioning in a home burglary was captured, police said.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials sat down Friday afternoon and cut $1.2 million out of the proposed countywide E-911 budget next year.
ST. JOHN | Town officials say they and at least four other Lake suburban communities are ready to go their own way if county officials don't cut the public cost of E-911 consolidation by several million dollars.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission on Nov. 1 will auction six new alcohol sale permits for Whiting lakefront restaurants, but Mayor Joe Stahura isn't expecting any bidders. For now.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated Lake County E-911 network promises state-of-the-art radio equipment allowing instantaneous communication among the county's different public safety agencies.
Debris litters the yard of Fred Janizek's New Chicago property.
Items fill a car and areas around a New Chicago house whose owner has been cited on a near-daily basis for the almost two years. Officials — and neighbors — say he has failed to clean up his house and yard in the 100 block of Arthur Street.
NEW CHICAGO | On garbage pickup day, Melissa Olovich and her husband wait until the last minute to put their trash on the curb.
MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition and Books to Bridge the Region made their annual presentation to area school superintendents at the Northwest Indiana Public Schools Study Council meeting last month.
ST. JOHN | Town officials who are tired of delays and wary of the proposed cost of a consolidated E-911 service want to split the county into two service areas comprising the busiest cities and towns and the more quiet suburbs.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's cities and towns will have to ante up more than $6.6 million annually to operate a consolidated E-911 service, county officials confirmed Wednesday.
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When Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, it called up recent memories of Gary going before the Distressed Unit Appeals Board year after year.
HOBART | A Hobart man burglarized a New Chicago home then tried to sell stolen items at a Lake Station pawn shop, police said.
Twenty-five years ago, fifth-grader James Ghrist was a member of the first Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduating class in Munster.
HOBART | The Lake County Public Library Foundation recognized first-place winners of the annual Read-a-Thon recently at Avalon Manor.
NEW CHICAGO | New Chicago has scheduled a townwide cleanup from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through June 22.
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