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Winfield Township

Calumet property values beset by 'carpet-baggers'

Calumet Township Assessor Jacquelyn Y. Collins said Gary's misfortunes have attracted real estate speculators who she said are attempting to manipulate property values for their own gain and, as a result, are wreaking havoc with assessing property values for the purpose of taxation.

October 08, 2014 6:35 pm
Lake County solid waste board terminates Langbehn's contract

Lake County solid waste board terminates Langbehn's contract

The Lake County solid waste district terminated the contract of its longtime executive director Wednesday amid accusations he misled board members about a $751.14 designer purse and accessories given to a female subordinate.

September 03, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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County officials award Willowdale sewer contract

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials on Tuesday awarded the first of three contracts to link 54 homes outside of city limits into the municipal sewer system.

September 02, 2014 6:15 pm

Townships get seats at public safety tax table

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council agreed Tuesday to provide eight suburban and rural fire and emergency medical service providers a share of the county's public safety income tax revenue.

July 08, 2014 7:15 pm

Skinner bests incumbent Brauer for GOP Winfield Township trustee nomination

WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | Paulette Skinner was the apparent winner Tuesday in the race for the Republican nomination for Winfield Township trustee.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Leadership is antidote for local GOP disorder

MARC CHASE: Leadership is antidote for local GOP disorder

It's clear the Lake County GOP needs some serious counseling for an acute case of split personality disorder.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Infighting hinders GOP's fighting chance

Lake County needs a strong two-party system, but the infighting in the Lake County Republican Party isn't helping.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Lease should expire on government take-home cars

MARC CHASE: Lease should expire on government take-home cars

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin, a north Lake County Democrat, isn't the only region official opening herself to scrutiny by creating a perception of using taxpayer resources for personal benefit.

March 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Opponents of Illiana converge on NIRPC meeting

PORTAGE │ Opponents of the proposed Illiana Expressway voiced their concerns to the Transportation Policy Committee of the Northwestern Regional Planning Commission at a meeting Tuesday.

August 13, 2013 2:12 pm
Not all libraries have debt on their books

Not all libraries have debt on their books

Northwest Indiana's public libraries have been anything but quiet in recent years.

June 15, 2013 5:15 pm Photos

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LOFS Clubhouse closed for near future

LOFS Clubhouse closed for near future

WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | The Lakes of the Four Season Clubhouse will be closed for an undetermined amount of time after a man drove a van in reverse into the building on Sunday, authorities said.

May 13, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Vehicle crash damages LOFS clubhouse, officials report

WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | The clubhouse at the Lakes of the Four Seasons was damaged Sunday after a man accidentally drove his car in reverse into the building, officials said.

May 12, 2013 7:30 pm

Leroy man dies after vehicle crash

WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | An 86-year-old man died after being involved in a vehicle crash Sunday afternoon at 13100 Montgomery Street, police said.

April 21, 2013 7:59 pm
Fire damages Winfield Township home

Fire damages Winfield Township home

WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | A fire damaged a house at 12707 Gibson St. on Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

April 17, 2013 9:45 pm Photos

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Groups consider funding options for fire service

WINFIELD | Town and Winfield Township officials understand the Lakes of the Four Seasons Fire Force needs additional funds, but they haven't decided how it will be provided to the fire service.

February 05, 2012 12:00 am

LOFS Fire Force proposes fire territory

WINFIELD | Establishing a fire territory to fund the Lakes of the Four Seasons Fire Force could be the department's best option to overcome financial struggles, Fire Chief Graham Federico said.

December 22, 2011 12:00 am

Council gives a friendly review of other Lake government spending plans

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council made its review of about 60 government budgets for 2012 relatively quick and easy.

September 26, 2011 7:30 pm

Working together to become more efficient

Lake County's 11 townships are working together to reform and streamline their operations in the face of continued pressure from Gov. Mitch Daniels and some legislators to abolish townships in Indiana.

September 23, 2011 7:30 pm

Child drowns in pool of Winfield Township residence

WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | A 3-year-old girl drowned in a residential pool Sunday night in the 8600 block of East 123rd Place in the Stoney Run subdivision, according to the Lake County coroner's office.

August 22, 2011 5:15 pm
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