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U.S. 231 closed from Ind. 2 to I-65 through Weds for repairs

U.S. 231 is closed through Wednesday from Ind. 2 to Interstate 65 for repairs, Indiana Department of Transportation representatives said.

August 18, 2014 7:06 am

Ind. 2 road work closures postponed until Wednesday

The start of a chip sealing project that will close Ind. 2 between U.S. 30 and U.S. 231 originally scheduled to begin Monday has been delayed due to weather.

August 11, 2014 12:56 pm

Streets of East Chicago on target for reconstruction

EAST CHICAGO | If you're driving through East Chicago and feel as if there is construction on every street, you're right.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am

Overnight lane closures on U.S. 30 to start Tuesday

Overnight lane restrictions will begin Tuesday on U.S. 30 between Porter County Road 250 West, just west of Valparaiso, and Ind. 51 in Hobart.

July 15, 2014 12:05 am
Cost of corruption weighs heavily on state budgets

Cost of corruption weighs heavily on state budgets

Corrupt government officials sometimes pay a hefty personal price for their misdeeds. Just ask former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, whose 2008 attempt to sell President Barack Obama's U.S. Senate seat and shake down a children's hospital earned him 14 years in federal prison.

July 12, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Construction begins Monday on Crete street, railroad crossing

CRETE | Motorists driving along Exchange Street or passing through the railroad crossing at Old Monee Road will have to adapt to alternate routes beginning Monday.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Road projects possible along Mississippi Street in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | An area along Mississippi Street north of U.S. 30 is attracting attention, Merrillville officials said.

May 20, 2014 8:15 pm

S'ville roundabout project to start in June

SCHERERVILLE | A road project on a stretch of Cline Avenue in Schererville will be starting in a little more than a month, and lane restrictions and closures are expected while works occurs, town officials said.

April 24, 2014 7:00 pm

Merrillville wants temporary fix on Mississippi Street

MERRILLVILLE | The bumps on Mississippi Street south of U.S. 30 in Merrillville could get smoothed out before the town starts a project to widen the road.

April 20, 2014 7:15 pm

East Chicago prepares for Main Street reconstruction

EAST CHICAGO | City officials on Tuesday gave an update on plans to reconstruct Main Street between Broadway Street and Columbus Drive.

April 15, 2014 8:30 pm
New generation preparing to fight for America's future

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby boomers on the nation's economy, finances and foreign policy, according to a new book by Schererville native Pete Seat.

April 12, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Sanitary sewer project planned in Hobart

HOBART | The first phase of a long-term sanitary sewer project in Hobart could begin next year.

April 12, 2014 7:00 pm
Merrillville examines funding options for roadwork

Merrillville examines funding options for roadwork

MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Tom Goralczyk is concerned about the rough condition of Taney Place.

April 09, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Merrillville examines funding options for road improvements

Merrillville examines funding options for road improvements

Taney Place just north of U.S. 30 in Merrillville is riddled with potholes.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
Merrillville examines funding options for road improvements

Merrillville examines funding options for road improvements

Taney Place just north of U.S. 30 in Merrillville is riddled with potholes. Town Councilman Tom Goralczyk estimates its would cost about $1 million to reconstruct the rutted road from U.S. 30 to 73rd Avenue.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am

Pence OKs everything approved by Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.

March 30, 2014 10:05 pm
Roundabout near Lake government center in early planning stages

Roundabout near Lake government center in early planning stages

CROWN POINT | Early planning is under way for a roundabout at 93rd Avenue and Chase Street, near the the Lake County Government Complex.

March 23, 2014 6:15 pm

Pence mum on possible vetoes

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence likely will ink up his veto stamp next week, but isn't yet saying which proposals approved by the General Assembly he might reject.

March 20, 2014 1:25 pm
GOP, Democrats view results of legislative session differently

GOP, Democrats view results of legislative session differently

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican House and Senate leaders, along with Gov. Mike Pence, claimed victory for their legislative agendas Friday, while Democrats despaired that the 2014 Indiana General Assembly didn't do more to improve the lives of everyday Hoosiers.

March 14, 2014 3:30 pm Related

Preschool study, road funding among items approved by Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate voted Thursday to send a bevy of House-approved proposals to the governor's desk or to House-Senate conference committees for the separately approved texts of the measures to be reconciled, including:

February 27, 2014 5:40 pm
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