I recently attended Lansing’s 120th birthday celebration that provided a glimpse of the village’s rich and sometimes colorful past. A lot has changed from those early days.
GRIFFITH | In 2008, Griffith began planning a renaissance of its downtown to bolster existing businesses and attract new enterprises.
The current funding debate regarding the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority and the transition in leadership at the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission makes me think anew of regional approaches to governance.
MUNSTER | An interlocal agreement between the three Ridge communities’ police departments will set up a violence reduction initiative task force that better addresses crime along the Ridge Road corridor caused by gangs and narcotics.
HOBART | Police are investigating two robberies, one outside a downtown restaurant and one at a store on West 37th Avenue.
MUNSTER | It took 100 days to create a new Munster landmark along Ridge Road.
At the heart of the business community, the Munster Chamber of Commerce has been a dynamic part of Northwest Indiana since 1955. Located at 1040 Ridge Road, the chamber has more than 240 members, ranging from large regional corporations and universities to sole proprietorships, and that numb…
GARY | The Rev. Cedric Oliver doesn't take credit for starting a program which places needy families in their own homes.
MUNSTER | The Calumet Avenue grade separation and development of land south of the Canadian National tracks has a history stretching back to the Roaring '20s and involves the iconic American entrepreneur Henry Ford.
It likely comes as no surprise to motorists who rely on Ind. 49 in Porter County that the worst delays occur at the far north intersection with Indian Boundary Road in Chesterton, according to a recent study.
Demolition of a building at 533 Ridge Road in Munster will begin Wednesday, town officials said.
LANSING | The main arteries and residential side streets are clear following last week's snowstorm.
LANSING | Village officials will be looking to hire a contractor in coming weeks to handle the rehabilitation of one of the two 3-million-gallon tanks that store the village's supply of fresh water.
LANSING | Village officials are preparing to apply for federal funds to help pay for street repairs.
LANSING | The Village Board wants to buy a near-century-old house, so it can be torn down to create more parking spaces along the Ridge Road downtown district.
LANSING | For Schererville resident Fred Schrum, the glory days of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7660 are intertwined with the village of Lansing.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
072710tvmHIFIRE_2 TONY V. MARTIN | THE TIMES HIGHLAND-A tower truck sprays the remaining roof of a vacant residence the Highland Fire Department used Tuesday for a training exercise.
072710tvmHIFIRE_1 TONY V. MARTIN | THE TIMES A firefighter hoses down a section of debris as the snorkel truck sprays the remaining roof of the structure used in a Highland Fire Department training exercise on Ridge Road just west of the police station.
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