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Lansing Elementary District 158 projecting a balanced budget for 2014-15

LANSING | A balanced budget is projected in Lansing Elementary District 158 for the 2014-15 school year, according to District 158 Business Manager Mark Crotty.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

City Council backs new plan for Calumet City's future

CALUMET CITY | Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush said Thursday she, the city's aldermen, Economic Development Coordinator Bryan Swanson and Housing Director James Gigliotti will be spending coming months figuring out which parts of the city's new Comprehensive Plan will be the first impl…

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
Live coverage: 2014 Indiana primary election

Live coverage: 2014 Indiana primary election

Voters cast their ballots at Center Township precincts 26 and 34 inside Valparaiso Fire Station 2, Nov. 6, 2012.

May 05, 2014 5:13 pm

It will be hard to recover from liberals' tenure

First you need to know some facts. This Congress has passed laws, but the knothead who is the Senate's majority leader will not allow any of them to come up for a vote.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
We're pushing for positive changes in region

We're pushing for positive changes in region

NIRPC Chairman David Uran, mayor of Crown Point, speaks in December as members prepare to vote overwhelmingly in favor of a proposal to build the Illiana Expressway, a southern route near Lowell that would connect I-65 with I-55 near Wilmington, Ill. At left is Hobart Mayor and NIRPC Vice Ch…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Vote for American people, not racial prejudices

In 2008, the voters let this country and the world know it was time for change on how Americans perceived themselves. There are those who stand in the way of growth simply because of some loyalty to a party, instead of the people inside America.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am
NIRPC vote on Illiana Expressway

NIRPC vote on Illiana Expressway

NIRPC's Mitch Barloga speaks Thursday as members meet in the Sycamore Room of Portage's Woodland Park to vote on construction of the proposed Illiana Expressway, a southern route near Lowell that would connect I65 with Illinois 394. The vote was over 75 persent in favor of the project.

December 12, 2013 2:07 pm
NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

NIRPC Chairman David Uran, mayor of Crown Point, speaks Thursday as members met in the Sycamore Room of Portage's Woodland Park to vote on the Illiana Expressway. At left is Hobart Mayor and NIRPC Vice Chair Brian Snedecor and at right is Ty Warner, executive director of NIRPC.

December 12, 2013 2:01 pm
NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission Chairman David Uran, mayor of Crown Point, speaks before the commission voted in December to approve the Illiana Expressway. At left is Hobart Mayor and NIRPC Vice Chair Brian Snedecor and at right is NIRPC Executive Director Tyson Warner.

December 12, 2013 2:01 pm
NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

Hundreds of officials, union workers and residents jam into the Sycamore Room of Portage's Woodland Park on Thursday morning for NIRPC members' vote on the Illiana Expressway.

December 12, 2013 1:51 pm
NIRPC vote on Illiana Expressway

NIRPC vote on Illiana Expressway

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. speaks Thursday in opposition to the proposed Illiana Expressway as NIRPC members meet prior to the vote.

December 12, 2013 1:51 pm
NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

NIRPC gives green light to Illiana Expressway

Hundreds of officials, union workers and residents jam into the Sycamore Room of Portage's Woodland Park on Dec. 12 for NIRPC members' vote on the Illiana Expressway. The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission voted to include the Illiana Expressway in its 2040 Comprehensive Regio…

December 12, 2013 1:51 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Members of NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee met Dec. 3 in Portage's Woodland Park, where they voted 18-8 in favor of the Illiana Expressway proposal that would connect Indiana's Interstate 65 with Illinois' Interstate 55.

December 03, 2013 12:08 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

John Bayler, left, and state Rep. Ed Soliday review material Tuesday as members of NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee met in Portage's Woodland Park to vote on the illiana Expressway proposal.

December 03, 2013 12:03 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Northwest Indiana residents and others listen Tuesday to members of the NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee as they discuss the Illiana Expressway proposal. The committee voted 18-8 in favor of the proposal during the meeting in Portage's Woodland Park.

December 03, 2013 12:03 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

John Bayler, left, and state Rep. Ed Soliday review material Tuesday as members of NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee met in Portage's Woodland Park to vote on the illiana Expressway proposal.

December 03, 2013 12:03 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Jean Hulsey, of Lowell, sits in a meeting of NIRPC's Transportation Policy Committee on Tuesday in Portage's Woodland Park following its 18-8 vote in favor of the proposed Illiana Expressway. Hulsey lives near 169th and Holtz Road just south of where the proposed road would run.

December 03, 2013 12:02 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Mitch Barloga opened a meeting Tuesday of members of the NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee as they moved toward an 18-8 vote in favor of the Illiana Expressway proposal. A vote of the full NIRPC board on the Illiana Expressway will be Thursday.

December 03, 2013 12:02 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Jean Hulsey, of Lowell, speaks in opposition of the proposed Illiana Expressway during a meeting of members of the NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee on Tuesday in Portage's Woodland Park. Hulsey lives near 169th and Holtz Road, just south of where the proposed expressway would run.

December 03, 2013 12:02 pm
Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Historic vote on expressway set for Thursday

Shawn Pettit, chairman of the NIRPC Transportation Policy Committee, calls for a vote Tuesday on the Illiana Expressway proposal. It passed the committee by an 18-8 vote and now goes to a vote of the full NIRPC board Thursday.

December 03, 2013 12:02 pm
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