West Creek Township
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, is a step closer toward reclaiming the Indiana Senate seat once held by his late father, Ernie.
CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors have filed murder charges against the West Creek Township man accused of killing his parents last fall.
LOWELL | Local government leaders were fired up Thursday about a change in the Illiana Expressway planning that they say will be impossible to meet.
HAMMOND | Laughter, smiles and tears mingled Sunday during a memorial service for a former Morton High School teacher and his wife who were killed last month.
A Lowell-area man suspected in the local death of his parents last month must first face justice in Minnesota, authorities there said.
LOWELL | The lack of daytime firefighters and the use of paramedics on fire calls is a public safety issue on which town and township officials know they must find common ground.
LOWELL | The Lowell Volunteer Fire Department will have the money needed to equip five new firefighters to address a lack of daytime volunteers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 96-0 Monday to approve the first legislative proposal sponsored by new state Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell.
LOWELL | After spending time and money nearly two years ago to gauge public support for a fire territory that was rejected by the state, south county towns and townships are considering another try.
WEST CREEK TOWNSHIP | It took 11 fire departments four hours Wednesday to bring a structure fire under control.
LOWELL | The ball is now in the state's court after the Cedar Creek Township Advisory Board and trustee gave the nod Tuesday to the creation of a fire protection territory.
WEST CREEK TOWNSHIP | Impassioned speeches on both sides drew applause Monday as folks in this largely rural area alternately questioned and supported the a fire territory plan that would nearly triple the taxes they pay for ambulance and fire services.
LOWELL | A petition opposing a proposed fire protection territory is being circulated throughout the rural Lowell area as well as Schneider and unincorporated Shelby.
WEST CREEK TWP. | A public hearing on creating a fire protection territory for Lowell and surrounding rural areas will be at 6 p.m. March 21 at the Lowell Middle School, 19250 Cline Ave.
LOWELL | No vote took place Monday, but the idea of a fire protection territory earned a real boost from two Lowell councilman.
LOWELL | Members of the Eagle Creek Township Board have decided not to participate in a proposed self-funding fire territory.
LOWELL | A narrow ditch the Lake County surveyor's office recently channeled through a rural area south of Lowell carries a little winter runoff and a lot of animosity.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board took steps Tuesday to permit residents in newly annexed portions of several suburban communities to vote in the May 3 municipal primary.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council says it threw a lariat over a south county rodeo that its neighbors claim was wilder than a bucking bronco.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Assessor-elect Hank Adams said Friday he has sent termination notices to all 11 part-time employees of outgoing Assessor Paul Karras.
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