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Pence taps 'blue ribbon' panel to set state infrastructure goals

INDIANAPOLIS | Fulfilling a campaign promise, Gov. Mike Pence created a "blue ribbon" panel Thursday to plan the next generation of Indiana's roads, rails, waterways and airports.

October 10, 2013 2:30 pm

Monitoring for Asian carp to increase in Illinois

CHICAGO | Federal and Illinois officials said Thursday they will intensify efforts to find Asian carp in Illinois waterways this year but cut back on DNA sampling that has scored positive hits without resulting in the discovery of the invasive fish.

May 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Lake County surveyor backs out of Little Cal presentation in Munster

MUNSTER | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's presentation of a plan to create a Little Calumet River conservancy district before the Munster Town Council and town residents is dead in the water for a second time.

July 31, 2011 7:25 pm
MITCH BARLOGA: Paddling the 'Great Northwest' Indiana

MITCH BARLOGA: Paddling the 'Great Northwest' Indiana

When we think of canoeing and kayaking, we usually picture such an activity taking place along a river or lake among a majestic landscape as those found in Canada and the Rockies, or perhaps within a beautiful state or national park. If I told you that excellent paddling opportunities exist …

July 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Grand Cal clearing up with remediation

Grand Cal clearing up with remediation

We’re so accustomed to the Grand Calumet River filled with reeds and muck, and those "No Swimming, Environmental Hazard" signs posted along its banks, all the while a scourge on its surroundings.

August 02, 2010 12:00 am
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