CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are calling all police and fire dispatchers to join the new E-911 service.
Who knew doing the right thing actually pays off? It happened in Lake County this week to the tune of about $1.3 million in taxpayer savings, according to government estimates.
CROWN POINT | The odds of appearing atop the heap of candidates for the May 6 primary were nearly even for both public officials seeking re-election and their challengers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are debating whether four suburban communities that haven't joined the consolidated E-911 network need more time — or more pressure.
When the dust settled Friday as filing closed for the May primary elections, I couldn’t help but think the Lake County Democratic Party had lost its swagger.
CROWN POINT | Lake County is home to a well-meaning, but poorly worded, tax break meant to help its poorest homeowners but enriches their more wealthy neighbors.
CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.
ST. JOHN | Lake County officials say they have dumped their entire sugar canister into the latest E-911 proposed interlocal agreement to overcome city and town officials skeptical about the public cost of merging their police and fire communications into one network.
ST. JOHN | Lake County officials outlined a compromise Thursday designed to calm opposition among suburban municipalities to the cost of a future E-911 emergency communications consolidation.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated Lake County E-911 network promises state-of-the-art radio equipment allowing instantaneous communication among the county's different public safety agencies.
CROWN POINT | A St. John lawyer is challenging how Lake County picks its judges just as Gov. Mike Pence contemplates who he will name as the newest member of the county's judiciary.
Lake County officials might have placed the cart before the horse in their decision to first pass a local income tax before further exploring ways to cut costs.
CROWN POINT | Political foodies can feast on upcoming fundraisers that signal the 2014 elections are only nine months away.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners complained bitterly but eventually agreed to pay a Merrillville law firm an additional $80,000 to defend the Sheriff's Department from litigious jail inmates.
Maybe it's not yet time to dial 911 on every aspect of Lake County government, but keep your smartphone on keypad mode just in case.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials pushing for open, competitive bidding to build the county's consolidated E-911 system may have the winning hand in the debate on whether bargain-hunting or speed should be paramount.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's emergency management director wants to know if she's in or out of the county's new, consolidated E-911 network.
GARY | A Statue of Liberty replica is standing back on its pedestal at E. Fourth Avenue and Broadway after a near four-year absence thanks to a collaborative effort between city and county officials.
When the Indiana General Assembly a few years ago said all counties had to consolidate emergency police and fire communications systems into a single unit, it didn’t say maybe.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are debating whether they have time to shop for the lowest price on what could be one of the largest electronics purchases in county government history.
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