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YOUNG VOICES: After plowing through winter, attaboy is due

YOUNG VOICES: After plowing through winter, attaboy is due

After many months of a long and bitter winter, filled with snowstorms and subzero temperatures, we can finally say we're through the worst: Spring is here, thanks be to God. That being said, we need to give recognition to those who helped get us to work, school, and all the other places we n…

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

Pence seeks federal winter storm aid for most region counties

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants to cover a portion of the local snow removal and public safety expenses incurred by 49 Indiana counties — including Lake, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper — during the Jan. 5-9 severe winter storm.

March 07, 2014 4:55 pm
Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

CROWN POINT | The state and Lake County want to steer public outrage over potholes that swallowed Cline Avenue and caused headaches for drivers and flat tires away from themselves.

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MARC CHASE: Reason emerges from polar vortex chaos

MARC CHASE: Reason emerges from polar vortex chaos

Last week's polar vortex threw a stone-cold uppercut into the region's chin, shutting down schools, roads and snarling any traffic caught in the middle of the snowy deluge.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: INDOT info-comedy act deserves a big 'like'

MARC CHASE: INDOT info-comedy act deserves a big 'like'

It's pretty hard to find humor in the deep-freeze winter deluge burying us Regionites recently, but a state employee deserves thanks for thawing some of the agony with a little laughter.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drivers in tight spot with towing company

CROWN POINT | A couple of motorists complain a towing company — not blizzard-like conditions — trapped them over the weekend.

January 07, 2014 8:00 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Schools closed because of a threat - of bad weather

PHIL WIELAND: Schools closed because of a threat - of bad weather

The Farmer's Almanac is predicting "squally" weather for mid-April, so Valpo schools should be notifying students soon that classes are cancelled between April 12 and April 15.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am

Gary officials to enforce parking regulation

GARY | Gary motorists were warned Monday to not park in areas where signs indicate parking is prohibited if there is more than 2 inches of snow.

March 04, 2013 4:09 pm

Significant ice storm expected to hit region Sunday

A winter storm is expected to sock the region Sunday with more than a quarter of an inch of ice.

January 26, 2013 8:56 am

First snow of season could come with storm Thursday

Forecasters are warning of the potential for a major winter storm that could leave as much as half a foot of snow on the ground Thursday, create hazardous driving conditions and impact air travel in Chicago.

December 18, 2012 8:46 am
Snow is coming, but warm is the word

Snow is coming, but warm is the word

While frigid temperatures and more than 6 inches of snow may be in the current weather forecast, an unseasonably warm winter so far has been affecting sectors of the region, from streets that have seen little snow, to farms, parks and the Lake Michigan shoreline.

January 11, 2012 4:30 pm Photos

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Portage Fire Department asks help in clearing hydrants

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department is asking help from residents and businesses to dig out fire hydrants after last week's blizzard.

February 07, 2011 12:00 pm

City to plow Gary streets this weekend

GARY | Gary officials are asking residents to move their cars off city streets so workers can plow through the weekend.

February 05, 2011 12:00 am

PHIL WIELAND: A wintertime ode to the day it snowed

Outside a winter storm is blowing

February 05, 2011 12:00 am

Snowstorm done but cleanup lingers

VALPARAISO | The job of removing the snow doesn't end when the snow stops falling, Public Works Director Matt Evans said.

February 04, 2011 12:00 am
Blizzard shutters many NWI businesses

Blizzard shutters many NWI businesses

Many local businesses took the day off Wednesday due to blustery winds, heavy snow and poor road conditions.

February 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Illinois National Guard responds to stranded motorists

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday mobilized additional resources to help the more than 500 troops called up Tuesday to aid  stranded motorists.

February 02, 2011 11:30 am

Heavy snow threat delays Lansing trash pickup

LANSING | Village residents whose trash is scheduled to be picked up today or later in the week will see at least a one-day delay because of the winter storm.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am

Attention Times newspaper subscribers

If the blizzard delays or prevents delivery in some areas, you still can read your Times at your normal time by going online. Click here to find out how.

February 01, 2011 9:47 am
No calm before storm at local stores

No calm before storm at local stores

WiseWay and Pay Low store managers were so busy Monday taking care of customers who were preparing for a major snowstorm they had no time to return a call to their vice president.

February 01, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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