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Snow Removal

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: INDOT gearing up for improved winter response

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: INDOT gearing up for improved winter response

Labor Day is over, and the kids are back in school. The sun comes around a little later, and the evening darkness arrives a little earlier -- all sure signs that fall is upon us. While our summer was a little unusual, I’m sure we all hope it is not an indicator of what is in store for us thi…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: INDOT is committed to preserving our infrastructure

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: INDOT is committed to preserving our infrastructure

There’s no denying Northwest Indiana just experienced one of the worst winters we have ever seen. Snowfall was about 40 inches above the average, we had the most significant number of snow events in history, and it was the second coldest winter we've seen since 1912.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am
Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

South Holland village President Don DeGraff said he thinks this winter was the worst he has experienced.

March 29, 2014 7:00 pm
East Chicago departments pull together to "weather" the storms

East Chicago departments pull together to "weather" the storms

Old man winter has not been kind to Northwest Indiana this year.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

Snow removal contractors should be regulated

With the growing popularity of using snow-removal contractors to clear driveways comes the challenge of regulating their activities.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Snow challenging more than Valpo's salt supply

VALPARAISO | When they aren't plowing fresh snow from the streets, Valparaiso city crews are pushing back the old snow or hauling it away to make room for the next storm.

February 15, 2014 11:00 pm
Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

Valparaiso workers dump snow Tuesday at the composting site on Ind. 130.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

Dave Zell loads snow into a truck Tuesday as he and other city of Valparaiso workers remove piled-up snow from streets and sidewalks throughout the city.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

Valparaiso workers dump snow Tuesday at the composting site on Ind. 130. They have been running two shifts for several days as they work to remove piled-up snow from streets and sidewalks throughout the city. Many parts of the region are trying to prevent flooding when the massive amounts of…

February 12, 2014 7:30 pm
Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

Warmer weather brings fears of flooding

City of Valparaiso workers dump snow Tuesday at the composting site on Ind. 130. They have been running two shifts for several days as they work to remove piled up snow from streets and sidewalks throughout the city.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point's snow removal has been commendable

After all the snow and cold weather we've had so far this winter, I'd just like to take a few seconds to compliment Crown Point for its snow removal and extreme winter practices. They've done a most commendable job in this resident's view.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Cold freezes hearts, logic of snowplow naysayers

MARC CHASE: Cold freezes hearts, logic of snowplow naysayers

Plenty of government blunders in the region deserve bitter-cold responses.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am
Portage's snowplow controversy hasn't blown over yet

Portage's snowplow controversy hasn't blown over yet

PORTAGE | Portage's "plowgate" controversy is raging on.

January 25, 2014 6:39 pm
Portage mayor gets backlash for helping Gary with snowplows

Portage mayor gets backlash for helping Gary with snowplows

PORTAGE | Some Portage City Council members are criticizing the mayor for sending snowplows to neighboring Gary on Wednesday to help with snow removal.

January 23, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Valpo reminds residents of city's snow rules

VALPARAISO | With another big snow predicted for the area, Valparaiso Public Works Director Matt Evans provided residents with a refresher course on snow plow protocol.

January 20, 2014 1:52 pm

Highland council criticizes residents, state on snow removal

HIGHLAND | Plows trying to clear the recent heavy snow encountered plenty of parked cars that Highland residents failed to move off streets, the Town Council said.

January 19, 2014 7:30 pm

Valpo roads not on a low salt diet this year

VALPARAISO | One month into winter and the city already has used almost as much salt as it did all last winter.

January 18, 2014 4:35 pm
Plows work to clear all lanes of traffic

Plows work to clear all lanes of traffic

January 07, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Snow removal parking restrictions

MICHIGAN CITY | Mayor Ron Meer has declared the following:

January 03, 2014 12:34 pm

Alderman plows through snow removal concerns

CALUMET CITY | In anticipation of what could be several inches of snow this week, an alderman who chairs the City Council's public works committee tried to assure residents that officials will work hard to get streets cleared around their homes.

December 31, 2013 8:30 pm
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