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Lowell High's Academic Decathlon team heads to nationals

LOWELL | The Lowell High School Academic Decathlon team leaves Wednesday for Honolulu, Hawaii, to compete in the U.S. Academic Decathlon Nationals.

April 21, 2014 7:55 pm
New blood burnishes image for downtown Lowell as antique, specialty shop mecca

New blood burnishes image for downtown Lowell as antique, specialty shop mecca

For six months, John and Kathy Stefanski visited Lowell's downtown district to get a feel of the community's business culture and its ability to draw shoppers interested in collectibles and antiques.

April 18, 2014 7:00 pm

Foundation announces Lowell Alumni of the Year inductees

LOWELL | The third annual Lowell High School Alumni of the Year inductees have been announced by the Tri-Creek Education Foundation.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell pledges funds for South Shore extension

LOWELL | In a 3-2 vote Monday, the Town Council committed a portion of its economic development income tax money to support extension of the South Shore commuter rail line.

April 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Tri-Creek School Board approves summer school schedule

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board has approved summer school courses to be offered June 9 through July 2.

April 13, 2014 7:45 pm

Mural painted by students unveiled at Lowell Middle School

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board unveiled and officially dedicated the Lowell Middle School mural Thursday.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell Hometown Showcase features local artisans Sunday

LOWELL | The Lowell Hometown Showcase will put the town's local artisans, small businesses and organizations on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Signature Banquet Hall, 1908 E. Commercial Avenue

April 11, 2014 7:18 pm

Lowell Hometown Showcase features local artisans Sunday

LOWELL | The Lowell Hometown Showcase will put the town's local artisans, small businesses and organzations on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Signature Banquet Hall, 1908 E. Commercial Ave.

April 11, 2014 5:20 pm
Local pork producers protect pigs from epidemic

Local pork producers protect pigs from epidemic

The price of pork has been pushed up by a virus that has killed millions of baby pigs nationwide over the winter.

April 10, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Talent show at Lowell High to benefit school yearbook

LOWELL | High school students will prove "Lowell's Got Talent" at 7 p.m. Friday when they take to the stage for an evening of performances.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Musician competes for $3,500 grant for Lowell band program

LOWELL | Joe Long, a clarinetist with the Lowell High School jazz and pep bands, wants a vote for a chance to win $3,500 for Lowell's band program.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
Locally made The Little Viper bites into U.S. market

Locally made The Little Viper bites into U.S. market

When Caroline Olah first designed The Little Viper, a pepper spray-filled bracelet attractive enough her daughters would wear it, she was thinking about safety for them, not appearing on the Steve Harvey show.

April 04, 2014 12:18 pm Photos

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Little Cal, Kankakee rivers hold their own

The recent spate of rain is filling streets and rushing through ditches, but those overseeing the Little Calumet and Kankakee rivers said levels are fine for now.

April 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Investigator monitors Lowell police for audit compliance

LOWELL | The outside investigator who conducted an audit of the Lowell Police Department last year will be checking in to see if his recommendations have been implemented.

March 29, 2014 7:14 pm

21 Lowell schools staffers retiring

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board recently accepted retirement resignations from several teachers and other personnel.

March 28, 2014 6:55 pm
Deep (freeze) impact

Deep (freeze) impact

This winter's deep freeze pushed Northwest Indiana pork producers' overhead upward and almost guaranteed a delayed planting season for area grain farmers.

March 27, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Lowell gets preliminary OK to add paid firefighter job to salary ordinance

LOWELL | The Town Council has given preliminary approval to including the town's first paid firefighter position in the salary ordinance.

March 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Tri-Creek School Board advances plans to build transportation center

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board is moving forward with plans to build a $3.3 million transportation center and an addition to Lake Prairie Elementary School.

March 21, 2014 7:15 pm

Visclosky to attend meeting on rail plan today in Lowell

LOWELL | The Town Council will meet in a work session with Sen. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday to discuss the proposed South Shore rail expansion.

March 16, 2014 6:30 pm

Tri-Creek schools add extra day for kindergarten sign-ups

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Corp. administration added a day for kindergarten registration.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell council appoints King to Annexation Committee

LOWELL | The Town Council has appointed Steve King to the Lowell Annexation Committee.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell council plans landfill annexation talks

LOWELL | The Town Council agreed Monday to move forward with discussions that could lead to annexing a construction and demolition landfill west of town.

March 10, 2014 9:14 pm

Lowell leaders pool thoughts on pond maintenance

LOWELL | The Lowell Public Works Department will be examining and assessing improvements the town's 53 ponds need.

March 09, 2014 6:39 pm
SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Jordy and Jax BBQ

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Jordy and Jax BBQ

For 20 years, Bill and Kim Walz lived in the DeMotte area and worked in "up north" restaurants.

March 08, 2014 2:59 pm
Landfill, Lowell council consider annex terms

Landfill, Lowell council consider annex terms

LOWELL | If the Lowell Town Council wants to formally begin negotiations for annexing a landfill and its adjacent land, it needs to formally say so, the attorney for Republic Services said Monday.

March 03, 2014 9:28 pm

Water supply back to normal at Lake Prairie Elementary

LOWELL | After three weeks of bottled water use and a bulk water supply for the cafeteria, the water is back on at Lake Prairie Elementary School.

March 03, 2014 6:25 pm

Lowell council to eye landfill, drainage at two meetings

LOWELL | The Town Council has scheduled special meetings for tonight and Wednesday.

March 03, 2014 12:05 am

Short-handed Lowell police enlist public's help

LOWELL | With no expectation of adding more officers any time soon, the Lowell Police Department is finding other ways to get the job done.

March 02, 2014 8:00 pm
Global demand pushing local milk costs upward

Global demand pushing local milk costs upward

Those thinking milk prices are too high now had better brace themselves for even higher prices.

March 02, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Buckley Homestead visitors get taste of the past at maple sugar demonstrations

Buckley Homestead visitors get taste of the past at maple sugar demonstrations

LOWELL | Pungent smoke wafted through the cloudy, chilled air as sap cooked down over an open fire.

March 01, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Lowell Redevelopment Commission sets 2014 goals

LOWELL | With a few successes under its belt, the 3-year-old Lowell Redevelopment Commission is setting its sights on planning for the Illiana Expressway, marketing vacant properties and eying annexation eastward.

March 01, 2014 6:00 pm

Lowel plans early payoff on $2.3 million bond

LOWELL | The Town Council has positioned itself to save $175,000 in interest on a $2.3 million bond issue.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am
Lowell students take top honors in tri-state mechanics contest

Lowell students take top honors in tri-state mechanics contest

LOWELL | Two Lowell High School vocational automotive students recently came away champions in the Chicagoland Top Tech Challenge.

February 27, 2014 5:10 pm Photos

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Farm Bureau offers stipends for five Lake County students

CROWN POINT | High school seniors whose parents are Farm Bureau members or carry Farm Bureau insurance in Lake County can apply for scholarships, the bureau announced.

February 27, 2014 12:05 am

Tri-Creek School Board nixes meeting set for Thursday

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board's Thursday meeting has been canceled.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Apply for Lowell commissions and boards through March 19

LOWELL | The Town Council is accepting applications for positions on boards and commissions.

February 23, 2014 12:05 am

Lowell merchants say walls of snow putting damper on business

LOWELL | Downtown merchants are upset about the walls of snow they say are blocking access to their shops.

February 15, 2014 8:15 pm

Water woes resurface at Lake Prairie Elementary

LOWELL | Lake Prairie Elementary School students were supplied with bottled water Wednesday after taps began discharging murky water there late Tuesday.

February 12, 2014 6:01 pm

Consultant catches mistake that could have cost Lowell

LOWELL | An error at the county level could have undercut Lowell's assessed valuation by $40 million if it had gone undetected.

February 10, 2014 11:00 pm
Lowell High students want to organize Bible study group

Lowell High students want to organize Bible study group

LOWELL | The next club joining the extracurricular ranks at Lowell High School is expected to be a Bible study/fellowship group.

February 10, 2014 5:30 pm

Leaders huddle on EMS funding for Illiana

LOWELL | Local emergency responders may have been told there will be no money coming to cover their costs to serve the planned Illiana Expressway, but that's not stopping them from pursuing the issue.

February 06, 2014 9:15 pm

Potential Illiana emergency responders get bleak financial news

LOWELL | Local government leaders are fired up over a game change in the Illiana roadway planning they say will be impossible to meet.

January 31, 2014 12:00 am

Local leaders slam lack of funding for Illiana emergency services

LOWELL | Local government leaders were fired up Thursday about a change in the Illiana Expressway planning that they say will be impossible to meet.

January 30, 2014 9:30 pm

Tri-Creek School Board approves 'Girls on the Run' program

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board has approved the formation of a "Girls on the Run" offering at Lake Prairie School.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Food Bank of Northwest Indiana sets Family Food Nights

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has scheduled two Family Food Nights.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell Library Board elects officers for 2014

LOWELL | The Lowell Library Board has elected officers for the new year.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell Town Council plans special session to pay bills

LOWELL | After canceling its Monday regular meeting, the Lowell Town Council will meet in a special session at 10 a.m. today.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am

Tri-Creek School Board advances plan for transportation center

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board moved forward Thursday with plans for an estimated $3.3 million transportation center to be built next to Lowell Middle School.

January 23, 2014 9:45 pm

Lowell Town Council honors perfect attendance

LOWELL | The Town Council recently recognized employees who had perfect attendance in 2013.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell Police Commission appointment concerns councilman

L0WELL | While most appointments to boards and commissions were made without comment, the new makeup of the Lowell Police Commission leaves one councilman concerned.

January 20, 2014 5:00 pm
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