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EDITORIAL: Lay financial tracks for rail expansion

EDITORIAL: Lay financial tracks for rail expansion

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.

March 31, 2014 11:45 am Video

Dyer commits 15% of income tax revenue to South Shore extension

DYER | The Town Council pledged its support Thursday for the South Shore extension.

March 27, 2014 8:47 pm
Awards bloom for top master gardeners

Awards bloom for top master gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County Master Gardeners Association celebrated its accomplishments at its annual awards banquet.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Communities turn plastic into park benches

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.

March 16, 2014 7:45 pm

Kindergarten registration continues at Tri-Creek schools

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.

February 05, 2014 12:00 am

Innovation a hallmark of Tri-Creek grant programs

Editor's note: An incomplete version of this news story appeared in the Southlake edition Jan. 5. Here is the full story.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am
Innovation a hallmark of Tri-Creek grant programs

Innovation a hallmark of Tri-Creek grant programs

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.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am
Foundation funds Tri-Creek studies from art to trout

Foundation funds Tri-Creek studies from art to trout

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…

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

Trucking company in Gary is hiring drivers, mechanics

GARY | A major trucking company is so in need of drivers that it is offering signing bonuses of at least $2,500.

December 10, 2013 4:00 pm

Tri-Creek schools seek public input on goals

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.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am

Van Til directs flood-control dollars to Dyer

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.

September 18, 2013 7:45 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake's solid waste board is wasting time

WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake's solid waste board is wasting time

You would think $5 million a year could buy a lot.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am

Lowell High School to offer summer school courses

LOWELL | Lowell High School will offer summer school courses at the high school June 4 through 27.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am

New Lake Co. solid waste chair: No more unproven trash proposals

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.

May 06, 2013 8:00 pm

Lake County municipal officials turn to lenders for urban amenities

Lake County's streets are paved with loans.

April 27, 2013 8:20 pm

Garden club opens scholarship to all Tri-Creek graduates

LOWELL | The Lowell Garden Club is again offering a $1,000 scholarship.

April 25, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County tax sale off to a million-dollar start

CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' spring tax sale gleaned $1,285,800 in its first day.

April 24, 2013 6:30 pm

Lake County officials cancel trash-to-ethanol contract

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.

April 18, 2013 9:00 pm
Mayor Uran joins Geminus Head Start in celebrating Week of the Young Child

Mayor Uran joins Geminus Head Start in celebrating Week of the Young Child

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.

April 18, 2013 11:57 am Photos

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Lake County flood control projects at risk of fiscal crisis

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.

April 16, 2013 6:45 pm

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