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Peter Visclosky

Visclosky asks Griffith to punch South Shore extension ticket

GRIFFITH | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky told an overflow crowd Tuesday night to get behind the proposed South Shore Line extension now because another opportunity won't be coming down the tracks.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: These are a few of my favorite things

RICH JAMES: These are a few of my favorite things

It's that time of year. I’m thankful …

November 27, 2013 12:00 am

Push to expand South Shore continues

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky believes the new Lake County local income tax could finally be the fuel needed to expand the South Shore commuter service.

November 09, 2013 11:47 pm
Visclosky announces $2,741,491 for Purdue University Calumet

Visclosky announces $2,741,491 for Purdue University Calumet

HAMMOND | Congressman Visclosky announced that Purdue University Calumet was awarded a $2,741,491 grant through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program at the U.S. Department of Labor.

September 19, 2013 2:06 pm Photos

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RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

RICH JAMES: NIMBYs make false link between Illiana, Peotone airport

I suspect the south Lake County NIMBYs were ecstatic last week when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill to give the Illinois Department of Transportation the power to build an airport at Peotone.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am

Youth development group receives $1M federal grant

GARY | Anew Life Youth Development Corp. of Gary will receive a $1.04 million state grant for its YouthBuild Gary program.

July 15, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Man wants to be Census Bureau's anonymous source

PHIL WIELAND: Man wants to be Census Bureau's anonymous source

Most of us don't mind helping the government. Maybe it's because the government always seems to need a lot of help.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am

Lake surveyor trying to coordinate Hermits Lake sewage solution

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board is expected to open public discussion Wednesday on an eventual plan to connect the homes of 200 residents of the Hermits Lake and Hawthorn Hills subdivisions to this city's sewer system.

March 19, 2013 2:17 pm
Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts

Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts

U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Merrillville, congratulated, presented letters of commendation and spent about 45 minutes hearing the experiences of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point-affiliated paramedics, who volunteered to travel to New Jersey to assist in Superstorm Sandy relief operations.

March 08, 2013 2:45 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: State, NWI doing great things through RDA

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: State, NWI doing great things through RDA

The 2013 Indiana General Assembly has convened, and the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is talking with legislators about extending the state’s portion of its funding beyond 2015, when it is now scheduled to end. And in those conversations, the RDA is demonstrating that the …

February 24, 2013 12:00 am
MIS student receives Congressional Certificate

MIS student receives Congressional Certificate

MERRILLVILLE | Reem Sulieman of the sixth grade purple team and a Merrillville Intermediate student received the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Peter Visclosky.

January 24, 2013 3:28 pm

Lake County rural subdivisions seeing major improvement in drainage

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials were impressed Wednesday with dramatic changes that have taken place over the summer in once flood-prone subdivisions south of Schererville.

November 23, 2012 6:11 pm

The Democratic empire strikes back

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Democratic party reasserted its overwhelming influence on local government.

November 07, 2012 7:00 pm

U.S. Congressman to Attend Traditions Ribbon Cutting

CHESTERTON | On Tuesday, September 25, U.S. Congressman Peter J. Visclosky will be attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Press Conference and Awards Ceremony for In Good Company’s Traditions, a new multi-family housing community located within The Village in Burns Harbor. The Press Conferen…

September 21, 2012 10:16 am

Army Corps completes flood control work in Cal Twp. subdivision

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Elected officials joined the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday for what they said is "the successful completion" of flood control construction in the Randburn Woods subdivision.

August 18, 2012 5:15 pm

Marquette Greenway Plan alive and well, thanks to Pete & the RDA

"Make no little plans, for they fail to stir the hearts of men — Make big plans, aim high in hope and work," said Daniel Burnham, famous architect and urban planner responsible for creating master plans for Chicago and Washington, D.C.

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Collaboration realigns efforts, boosts outcomes

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Collaboration realigns efforts, boosts outcomes

To collaborate or not to collaborate? That is the question. To paraphrase The Bard, I pose this question on the heels of a meeting I was in recently.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am
Gary bishop blasts health care law as attack on religious freedom

Gary bishop blasts health care law as attack on religious freedom

Calling it an attack on religious freedom, the region's leading Catholic authority has taken aim at a federal law that would force most private health insurance plans to cover birth control, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs.

February 06, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Lake County Republicans may stake a claim on new legislative territories

CROWN POINT | Legislative mapmakers opened virgin territory in Lake County for Republicans contemplating Indiana General Assembly campaigns by displacing Democratic incumbents.

August 07, 2011 7:30 pm
nwi.com Daily News Update

nwi.com Daily News Update

The nwi.com Daily News Update for Monday, July 18, 2011. The video compiles the headline news stories from Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs.

July 18, 2011 3:00 pm
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