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CROWN POINT | Lake County's Democratic politicians are retaining their popularity among campaign donors this election season.
EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana attorney general is announcing it is time for this city to put Second Century, a failed, Pastrick-era public-private development deal, behind it.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas reminds property owners the final installment of 2014 property tax bills are due Nov. 10.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County sheriff has installed a new management and staff at his animal adoption and control center.
SCHERERVILLE | The Lake County elections board has put a local Democrat on temporary job probation as a poll worker for the unauthorized removal of a Republican poll worker last spring.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials invited 105 police, fire and emergency medical dispatch staff members Thursday to work for the county's new E-911 network.
CROWN POINT | Lake taxpayers will pay $8.3 million in medical bills over the next two years for uninsured inmates at the Lake County Jail.
CROWN POINT | A late decision by Republican Lake County Council members permitted passage of a 2015 budget with the first across-the-board pay raises for county government employees in seven years.
CROWN POINT | Lake County elections officials refused Tuesday to put Robert L. Buggs Sr. on the Nov. 4 ballot as a candidate for the Gary School Board.
CROWN POINT | Lake County and suburban officials at odds over E-911 consolidation will meet Oct. 23 to attempt to settle their difference over the future of public safety communications.
CROWN POINT | Lake voters have dozens of choices to make in the Nov. 4 general election, but some question whether they have enough opportunity to comparison shop among opposing candidates.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County sheriff said Friday the jail continues to get improving marks from the U.S. Department of Justice.
CROWN POINT | County and suburban officials at odds over E-911 consolidation Thursday traded messages of frustration and accommodation.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County Council debate about reducing some employees' pay raises turned out to be a false alarm during a real false alarm.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's election director said she is pleased with the debut performance of the electronic poll book on the first day of early voting.
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.
GARY | The Calumet Township assessor often places a higher value on taxable property than local real estate market, which reflects extremely low sales prices across most of its neighborhoods.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council completed most of its work on a balanced 2015 budget Tuesday by heading off a potential court battle with Superior Court judges.
Lake and Porter County election officials have a dozen ways for voters to get a head start on this fall's election.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County Commissioner formally offered concessions Monday to Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville to resolve an impasse over the upcoming consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical service dispatch centers.
CROWN POINT | The cost of consolidating and upgrading Lake public safety communications has helped drive three suburban community away from the county's E-911 consolidation plan.
Feuding local government officials may resolve a public safety communications crisis by sitting down talking to one another.
MUNSTER | Lake County assessor candidates took a break from sparring with each other in Tuesday's debate to direct critical attention at whether the Calumet Township assessor needs to lower assessed values in Gary and Griffith.
HIGHLAND | The Indiana Libertarian Party is inviting the public to meet its candidates for the Nov. 4 general election.
CROWN POINT | The Indiana attorney general's office has told both warring factions of Lake County's public safety community they must unite their E-911 plans or face losing more than $2.6 million in state funding next year.
PORTAGE | Gov. Mike Pence has named the Northwest Indiana Forum's environmental specialist to represent Indiana on the Great Lakes Commission.
ST. JOHN | Police said they need the public’s help to identify a man they want to question over an incident Wednesday afternoon at the St. John branch of the Lake County Public Library.
Kay Nelson, director of Environmental Affairs, Northwest Indiana Forum is named to Great Lakes Commission.
MUNSTER | The debate between the Democratic and Republican candidates for Lake County assessor is back on.
CROWN POINT | The state's public records watchdog is condemning the Lake County Sheriff's Department for not promptly providing an inventory of county-owned equipment to the Lake County Board of Commissioners.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials are building, equipping and staffing their new E-911 service in a burst of activity this month.
MUNSTER | The Calumet Area Chapter of the League of Women Voters has canceled next week's debate between the Democratic and Republican candidates for Lake County assessor.
HEBRON | The town of Hebron is joining the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council gave tentative approval to a 2015 budget that needs considerable work in the coming months to ensure it stays balanced.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council voted Monday to extend its proposed 3 percent pay raise to hundreds of county police and corrections officers.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has put some serious money behind an effort to help U.S. military veterans fighting their own demons back home.
MUNSTER |The Democratic and Republican candidates for Lake County assessor will hold a political debate at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at Munster High School.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners are requesting the County Council appropriate an additional $140,000 next year to contribute to the Arc Northwest Indiana and Tradewinds.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is getting it from all sides in the debate over potential county employee pay raises in 2015.
CROWN POINT | Lake elections officials have again denied two men the chance to run for this fall's school board elections.
CROWN POINT | Lake Commissioners approved spending $2.2 million Wednesday on computers and support equipment to be used by the county's new E-911 service.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers are trying to starve the re-election campaigns of several officials to force county government into granting them pay raises.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's proposed consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical services is still awaiting state approval.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has tentatively passed a 3 percent pay raise for most, but not all full-time county government employees.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials may lose $2.6 million a year in public safety funds if Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville won't merge their police, fire and emergency medical service communications by year's end.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council President Ted Bilski has a 3 percent solution for county employees wanting a pay raise.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers and the County Council faced off Tuesday over the failure of contract talks to produce pay raises.
CROWN POINT | Lake politicians could find their labor supporters have become angry protesters this fall if a dispute over county police lingers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials continue to grow their public debt even as they plan to take in more tax revenue in 2015.
GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson lost Saturday to former county police officer Willie Stewart in the competition to be the city's next Democratic Party chairperson.
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