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EDITORIAL: Winfield town marshal would be unneeded layer of government

Winfield is a young but growing town and deserves some credit for trying to think ahead.

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Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

Workers using torch to kill weeds set Winfield hardware store ablaze

WINFIELD | Customers and employees briefly were evacuated Monday when the Winfield Ace Hardware store at 11702 Randolph was damaged by fire.

July 28, 2014 12:23 pm Photos


Winfield town marshal job draws nearly 50 applicants

WINFIELD | Town officials said they are narrowing a field of applicants for the newly created marshal position after receiving nearly 50 resumes.

July 27, 2014 6:35 pm

Winfield prepares to repave nearly four miles of 109th Avenue

WINFIELD | Winfield is preparing to repave its busiest road and main artery leading to Interstate 65 and Crown Point.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Festival offers picnicking, swimming and music

CROWN POINT | Hundreds of young people from across Indiana are providing community service to Northwest Indiana agencies and residents through the Awestruck Experience. 

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

WINFIELD | A Winfield Township man wants Lake County officials to stop his farm from becoming a retention pond for nearby suburbs.

July 21, 2014 6:00 am

Commissioners approve public safety share for townships

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

July 17, 2014 7:45 pm

Commissioners pump more millions into E-911

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials pumped more than $22 million Wednesday into public safety services, a new voter information system and a property tax survey.

July 16, 2014 6:00 pm
Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

Meals on Wheels of NWI volunteer treated to lunch and awards

HOBART | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana honored its volunteers this spring at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon for the good work they do all year round. A family-style meal was served to all the volunteers who attended to thank them for the meals they serve all year long.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Winfield hopes to hire marshal in August

WINFIELD | The town began planning to hire its one-person police department in February, but didn't start seeking applications until last month. Now it hopes to hire someone by the end of August.

July 12, 2014 6:20 pm

Spend this summer at the Lake County parks

Spend summer with the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am
Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School students and faculty members partnered with the Crown Point Community Foundation for the second straight year to raise money and volunteer for local charities and nonprofit groups. Six different CPHS clubs and organizations worked with specific organizat…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Plan to improve 109th Avenue nearing completion

WINFIELD | It has taken more than 2.5 years, but the communities along 109th Avenue should soon learn what needs to be done to make the road a safer, more attractive and pedestrian-friendly road.

July 04, 2014 10:00 pm

Tax Transformers: The Age of Reassessment

CROWN POINT | Alert the police. Northwest Indiana tax officials are reassessing again.

June 28, 2014 10:15 pm

Adult learners can apply for several scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation will begin accepting online scholarship applications Tuesday for the Women’s Giving Circle Scholarships, the Ron and Suzanne Borto Scholarships, the Kathy Townsend Memorial Scholarship and the Crown Point Lions Club Scholarship.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield gets only 1 proposal for downtown master plan

WINFIELD | The town can hold off on naming the members of the committee to select the consultant for a master plan of the downtown that will make it pedestrian friendly.

June 24, 2014 9:04 pm

Lake County Fair opens office, announces grandstand schedule

CROWN POINT | Summer has officially arrived, and the Lake County Fair Secretary’s Office is now open for business from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Family Arts and Crafts Building at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield seeks consultant to draw pedestrian plan

WINFIELD | Winfield is still a small town but it is a busy one, which creates problems for pedestrians in its downtown.

June 16, 2014 8:35 pm
Explore science through summer reading program

Explore science through summer reading program

CROWN POINT | This year, children and teens will explore science through reading as the Crown Point Community Library presents “Fizz, Boom, Read!” as its summer reading theme. The free Summer Reading Club is open to all ages, preschool through adult, and will run from Monday through July 25.…

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Governor appoints nine from region to state boards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence recently appointed several Northwest Indiana residents to various state boards and commissions.

June 07, 2014 7:30 pm
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