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Cedar Lake postpones South Shore vote

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has postponed a vote on the South Shore extension financing until next month.

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Unigov won't work if leaders won't budge

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unigov won't work if leaders won't budge

It was in the early 1980s that Indiana State University did a study about Lake County merging all towns and cities into a unigov form of government.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer council narrowly backs South Shore funding

DYER |  The Town Council narrowly approved a resolution supporting the South Shore commuter rail extension Thursday, following some negative feedback from its audience.

April 11, 2014 7:58 pm
RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is on the verge of doing what no other politician has ever done – unite Lake County.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

It's become an all-to-common scene in Lake County: Box-laden dollies being tugged up the metal ramps of moving trucks as folks seek greener pastures elsewhere.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
Pete Visclosky

Pete Visclosky

Pete Visclosky

April 07, 2014 10:23 am
MARC CHASE: Weighing the cost of the ticket to ride

MARC CHASE: Weighing the cost of the ticket to ride

I want to board the train.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am
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

Visclosky could persuade some people easily

I swear, if U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky told the people of Northwest Indiana our future depended on raising unicorns, you'd have folks lined up, begging him to let them invest their last nickel just to prove they believed their esteemed prophet of Da Region!

March 31, 2014 12:00 am
Steel execs go to Washington to protect jobs

Steel execs go to Washington to protect jobs

Top steel executives visited Washington, D.C., to call on Congress to help make the industry more globally competitive.

March 28, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

The South Shore Line's operator on Friday took a major step toward applying for federal aid to build a $571 million extension by voting unanimously to hire AECOM, of Los Angeles, to develop a draft environmental impact study.

March 28, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Invest in rail to get a good ROI

GUEST COMMENTARY: Invest in rail to get a good ROI

Cities and towns across the country are investing in their future and expanding their rail networks because they see the economic value in transportation. The reality is that if Northwest Indiana does not come together, federal and state money will go to cities and towns ready to invest in t…

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer commits 15% of income tax revenue to South Shore extension

DYER | The Town Council pledged its support Thursday for the South Shore extension.

March 27, 2014 8:47 pm
Pence on board with South Shore expansion

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in building local support and funding to expand the South Shore Line to Dyer.

March 27, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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RICH JAMES: Some have vision, others have tunnel vision

RICH JAMES: Some have vision, others have tunnel vision

The sign in the locker room said, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

March 26, 2014 12:00 am

Visclosky pitches South Shore expansion to Hammond

HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday urged Hammond City Council members to get on board with the South Shore commuter train expansion.

March 24, 2014 10:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: The other side of the South Shore story

GUEST COMMENTARY: The other side of the South Shore story

There are two sides to every story. We have been inundated with articles from proponents for the extension of the South Shore commuter rail line to Dyer.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Lake County cities showing vision? Really?

RICH JAMES: Lake County cities showing vision? Really?

Rep. Pete Visclosky is running around Lake County asking municipalities to pony up as much as a third of their economic development income tax proceeds for the extension of the South Shore to Dyer.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am

Feelings on South Shore extension mixed in Lowell

LOWELL | A few supporters of the proposed South Shore commuter rail line extension to Dyer turned out Monday at a meeting in Lowell.

March 17, 2014 9:45 pm

Visclosky to attend meeting on rail plan today in Lowell

LOWELL | The Town Council will meet in a work session with Sen. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday to discuss the proposed South Shore rail expansion.

March 16, 2014 6:30 pm
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