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.
South Holland village President Don DeGraff said he thinks this winter was the worst he has experienced.
Old man winter has not been kind to Northwest Indiana this year.
With the growing popularity of using snow-removal contractors to clear driveways comes the challenge of regulating their activities.
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.
Valparaiso workers dump snow Tuesday at the composting site on Ind. 130.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Plenty of government blunders in the region deserve bitter-cold responses.
PORTAGE | Portage's "plowgate" controversy is raging on.
PORTAGE | Some Portage City Council members are criticizing the mayor for sending snowplows to neighboring Gary on Wednesday to help with snow removal.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | One month into winter and the city already has used almost as much salt as it did all last winter.
MICHIGAN CITY | Mayor Ron Meer has declared the following:
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.
Having returned from a three-hour frightening drive from Lowell to Homewood, on Feb. 28, I had to take a minute to thank Lansing Public Works.
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