The South Shore Line's operator on Friday took a major step toward applying for federal aid to build a $571 million extension by voting unanimously to hire AECOM, of Los Angeles, to develop a draft environmental impact study.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council has a new president and vice president, after members voted 4-3 on Monday to oust their current leaders and elect new officers.
Read the recently published political contribution totals for both parties, and Sylvia Graham had the least.
VALPARAISO | Candidates for contested Porter County Council and commissioner seats pretty much agreed with each other Tuesday night during a forum sponsored by the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce.
I have known Porter County Council member Sylvia Graham as a fellow nurse and as a past council member. Sylvia has served the council with dignity and honesty. She has always put her constituents first.
VALPARAISO | A fractured Porter County Council approved a $38 million budget for 2013 that relies on reserve funding.
VALPARAISO | It will be three Republican newcomers seeking election to the Porter County Council against three Democrats who are either incumbents or have been on the council in the past.
Over the past few weeks, we've given a series of endorsements in major contested races facing voters in Lake and Porter counties. We recap them today so you can take this handy synopsis of our recommendations with you when you vote Tuesday.
Three familiar names and one newcomer are on the Democratic primary ballot seeking the three nominations for the at-large positions on the Porter County Council.
VALPARAISO | Candidate filings in Porter County took an unexpected turn Friday.
Tuesday's municipal elections aren't even over, but already the focus has been shifting to the 2012 elections.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | This is the seventh of the Porter County Fair's "11 Best Days of Summer," and do you know where your cholesterol count is?
VALPARAISO | Attorney Mitch Peters said he plans to file a petition by Monday asking the Indiana Supreme Court to hear Porter County's legal battle to withdraw from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
VALPARAISO | The county-funded halfway house has saved taxpayers $185,328 during its first year in operation by keeping men struggling to overcome drug and alcohol addiction out of jail and prison.
There are six candidates for three at-large seats on the council. Each voter will select three candidates in this race.
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