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MARC CHASE: Government offices or probationary halfway houses?

MARC CHASE: Government offices or probationary halfway houses?

Lake County's local government offices often become bastions of second chances, and they're not always the good kind.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Appeals court awards new trial to Gary man convicted of rape

Appeals court awards new trial to Gary man convicted of rape

INDIANAPOLIS | A Gary man convicted last year of rape and sentenced to 60 years in prison has won a new trial.

September 03, 2014 6:30 pm Related

Munster approves funding interlocal agreement for South Shore extension

MUNSTER | The town is stepping up financially in its support for the South Shore Line extension.

August 15, 2014 6:45 pm
EDITORIAL: Valpo building on transit successes

EDITORIAL: Valpo building on transit successes

As Northwest Indiana continues to struggle with how to make public transportation function better, Valparaiso is a shining example of how it should be.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Cedar Lake council needs to widen horizons

RICH JAMES: Cedar Lake council needs to widen horizons

Cedar Lake Councilman Greg Parker may be a decent guy, but he doesn’t belong in government.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Train tracks are route to NWI's future

The plan to improve service on the South Shore's main line, as well as finally build the West Lake Corridor extension, is sound.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

Former port director to headline Gary Chamber membership luncheon

GARY | A former Burns Harbor port director will discuss "adventures in transportation" at the Gary Chamber of Commerce's annual membership luncheon.

May 09, 2014 9:30 am

Lowell pledges funds for South Shore extension

LOWELL | In a 3-2 vote Monday, the Town Council committed a portion of its economic development income tax money to support extension of the South Shore commuter rail line.

April 14, 2014 10:00 pm

A day in the life of a South Shore Line commuter

I still remember the first time that I rode to Chicago on the South Shore Railroad by myself. It was 1982, my senior year in high school, and I was going downtown to be inducted into the military at the old MEP Center on Michigan Avenue.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Rep. Slager: Train extension may extend RDA mission

Rep. Slager: Train extension may extend RDA mission

SCHERERVILLE │ U.S. Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, provided a legislative update Friday to members of the Lake County Advancement Committee during its monthly meeting at Teibel’s Family Restaurant.

April 11, 2014 4:58 pm
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. is the special guest of the April 9 edition of the Political Roundtable.

April 09, 2014 8:40 pm
RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is on the verge of doing what no other politician has ever done – unite Lake County.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

MARC CHASE: Let's grow local jobs, not just ship workers elsewhere

It's become an all-to-common scene in Lake County: Box-laden dollies being tugged up the metal ramps of moving trucks as folks seek greener pastures elsewhere.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Let’s get bikes on trains, into Indiana Dunes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Let’s get bikes on trains, into Indiana Dunes

It looks like history may be in the making with recent approval to fund a bikes-on-trains study for the South Shore Line.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Weighing the cost of the ticket to ride

MARC CHASE: Weighing the cost of the ticket to ride

I want to board the train.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Pence OKs everything approved by Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.

March 30, 2014 10:05 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI needs to improve access to transportation

GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI needs to improve access to transportation

From the diverse cultures our cities showcase to the serene natural beauty of Lake Michigan — regardless of what you’re looking to do or see, you’ll find it just a short car, bus or train ride away.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

A westbound South Shore Line train arrives at the East Chicago station.

March 28, 2014 1:36 pm

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
Pence on board with South Shore expansion

Pence on board with South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has put a $4 million exclamation point on years of work by U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in building local support and funding to expand the South Shore Line to Dyer.

March 27, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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