The ball is rolling on local funding for the South Shore extension to Dyer. So far, nearly half of Lake County's municipalities have made a financial commitment, as has Lake County government, through their new County Economic Development Income Tax revenues.
DYER | The Town Council pledged its support Thursday for the South Shore extension.
SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.
Whiting schools and city government employees have won top honors in a recent contest that will recycle tons of plastic bottle caps into 25 park benches.
LOWELL | Registration for children entering kindergarten in the fall will be held today and Thursday at the offices of Lake Prairie, Oak Hill, and Three Creeks elementary schools of the Tri-Creek School Corporation from 9 to 11 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m.
Editor's note: An incomplete version of this news story appeared in the Southlake edition Jan. 5. Here is the full story.
LOWELL | The Tri-Creek Education Foundation awards grants each year to teachers and other staff members who propose innovative programs that are not funded by the Tri-Creek Community School Corp.
LOWELL | The Tri-Creek Education Foundation Inc. was able to increase its 12th annual $10,000 competitive grant opportunity to almost $25,000 this year due to generous donations from the community and a $5,000 grant from the Lake County Solid Waste Management District for grants that highlig…
GARY | A major trucking company is so in need of drivers that it is offering signing bonuses of at least $2,500.
LOWELL | Tri-Creek School Corporation invites parents and community members to a Listening Post meeting at 6 p.m. today at Lowell Middle School, 19250 Cline Ave.
CROWN POINT | Lake County drainage officials approved more than $737,000 in flood-control work Wednesday in Crown Point, Dyer and rural areas south of Lowell.
You would think $5 million a year could buy a lot.
LOWELL | Lowell High School will offer summer school courses at the high school June 4 through 27.
The Lake County solid waste board should steer clear of commercially unproven processes when considering future plans for consolidating the county's trash disposal, the board's chairman said.
Lake County's streets are paved with loans.
LOWELL | The Lowell Garden Club is again offering a $1,000 scholarship.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' spring tax sale gleaned $1,285,800 in its first day.
After four years of failed attempts to get a Lake County trash-to-ethanol plant off the drawing room floor, waste district officials unanimously canceled the contract Thursday with a would-be developer.
CROWN POINT | Mayor David Uran joined the Geminus Head Start Full Day Classroom at the Holy Name location in Cedar Lake to read “If You Give a Pig a Pancake” in honor of celebrating The Week of the Young Child.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County surveyor is making his case for spending some of the millions of dollars a Lake County income tax could raise on flood-control protection.
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