Most of us don't mind helping the government. Maybe it's because the government always seems to need a lot of help.
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.
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.
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 …
MERRILLVILLE | Reem Sulieman of the sixth grade purple team and a Merrillville Intermediate student received the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Peter Visclosky.
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.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Democratic party reasserted its overwhelming influence on local government.
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…
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.
"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.
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.
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.
CROWN POINT | Legislative mapmakers opened virgin territory in Lake County for Republicans contemplating Indiana General Assembly campaigns by displacing Democratic incumbents.
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.
U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky stopped by The Times to talk with editors about the national debt and his positions addressing the issue (1 of 3).
U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky stopped by The Times to meet with editors and discuss his ideas on eliminating the national debt. (2 of 3)
U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky stopped by The Times to meet with editors and discuss his voting record on the debt ceiling and his position on a constitutional amendment calling for a balanced budget. (3 of 3).
MUNSTER | More taxes and less government spending is the painful but only permanent solution to the nation's debt crisis, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky said Monday.
Washington, DC | Today Congressman Pete Visclosky announced a federal award for the Northwest Indiana Economic Development District (NWI EDD) to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development strategy.
We now face the dilemma of having spent $200 million on flood prevention construction for the Little Calumet River, just a part of the Little Calumet River drainage basin which includes the trunk stream and its tributaries out to Lake Michigan at Burns Ditch in Portage.
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