The 19,000-acre Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie has emerged as the chief roadblock to the planned Illiana Expressway, with environmental groups and federal officials raising concerns.
Illiana Christian catcher Tatum Oppenhuis dives for a foul ball against Wilmington in the Class 2A Beecher Regional semifinal.
Illiana Christian's Brooke Van Der Aa pitches against Wilmington in the Class 2A Beecher Regional semifinal.
Illiana Christian's Katie Ericks is congratulated after scoring a run to tie the game at 2-2 against Wilmington in the Class 2A Beecher Regional semifinal.
Illiana Christian catcher Tatum Oppenhuis drops a foul ball out of her glove after diving for the catch against Wilmington in the Class 2A Beecher Regional semifinal.
Illiana Christian's Amanda Van Kalker misses the throw at second base against Wilmington's Madeline McDonnel in the Class 2A Beecher Regional semifinal.
WILMINGTON, Ill. | The proposed Illiana Expressway’s details are becoming more clear these days as officials from Illinois and Indiana show the proposed route – and how it will interact with surrounding roads and area wildlife.
As the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission considers the proposed Illiana Expressway on Thursday, remember they are planners. They must look to the future, not just what's needed now.
Indiana and Illinois are now preparing requests for proposals for private investment in the Illiana Expressway. It's a sign of progress for a road that has been needed for a long time.
Indiana Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner Bob Alderman's support of the Illiana Expressway is spot-on, but make sure the highway's approval record is spotless.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn are seeking investors for the proposed Illiana Expressway. It's an important sign we're well on the way to a new major highway.
MERRILLVILLE | Four months into his stay at the most infamous Confederate-run prison camp of the Civil War, Merrillville Pvt. Corydon Pierce wasn't likely feeling very thankful on this day 148 years ago.
JOLIET | The Will County Board this week voted for a route for the proposed Illiana Expressway with its western terminus near Wilmington along Interstate 55.
Follow The Times
Call today for an appointment to see our new homes under construction and lots for sale in Hawthorne or Executive Park
Custom home builder with the ability to build any floor plan i…
Buy 1 Window, Get 1 Window Free. Now is the Time to Call Midwest Remodeling Windows & Doors. Call Today 219-465-8101
We are a local established general contractor
Click here to enter!
$0 Down and 0% A.P.R Financing for up to 60 Months! AND $1,500…
Call in today and schedule a free estimate, NOW is the time..
How must waste is there in Lake County government's budget?