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Cinko retires from Dyer police force

Cinko retires from Dyer police force

DYER | Town Council President Joe Cinko retires from the Dyer Police Department on Friday, opening the door for him to run a public office for a third time.

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Cedar Lake OKs pact for emergency equipment

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has approved a lease-purchase agreement for new emergency equipment.

August 24, 2014 6:44 pm

Hanover Schools award contract for three major projects

CEDAR LAKE | The sole bidder for three major projects has been awarded contracts on all of them.

August 23, 2014 12:00 am

Cedar Lake won't pay for South Shore Rail extension

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has rejected the South Shore extension interlocal agreement.

August 20, 2014 9:30 pm

NWI community fleets going green?

DYER | An official from South Shore Clean Cities made an initial visit to Dyer in June to talk about Dyer’s new “clean status.”

August 17, 2014 8:35 pm

Hanover schools revise transfer student policy

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover School Corporation Board of Trustees has approved new thresholds for the number of students who can transfer in from other school districts.

August 15, 2014 9:30 am

Canadian National Railway barrier ready to go out for bids

DYER | The first phase of a planted land barrier along the CN rail tracks is ready to go out to bid.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am
Sand castles vie for attention at Lake Street Beach

Sand castles vie for attention at Lake Street Beach

MILLER BEACH | It was a perfect day for building castles in the sand.

August 09, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Dyer rates streets for possible repairs

DYER | Streets in town with the worst ratings could be fixed for $4.1 million if no infrastructure work is involved.

August 05, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer clerk-treasurer looks for input as 2015 budget is drafted

DYER | The town is expecting an increase of roughly $80,000 for 2015 and Clerk-Treasurer Pat Hawrot wants some direction from department heads about where the money should be allocated.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Hanover School Board expands public comment opportunity

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover School Corp. Board of Trustees is expanding opportunities for public comment at its meetings.

August 01, 2014 12:00 am

School Board acquires four parcels for Hanover practice fields

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover School Corp. board recently approved acquiring four new land parcels for athletic practice fields.

July 27, 2014 7:15 pm

Cedar Lake defers vote on South Shore interlocal accord

CEDAR LAKE – The council is still on board with the South Share Rail extension project, but it is holding off on approving the project's interlocal agreement until its attorney can review it.

July 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Dyer lands tenant for key intersection

DYER | After many years vacant, the northeast corner of Dyer’s primary intersection has a new tenant.

July 06, 2014 10:00 pm

Summerfest opens Thursday for four-day run

CEDAR LAKE | The 33rd annual Cedar Lake Summerfest feature some old favorites plus a new BMX bike show with professional stunt riders.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer ending Amtrak station maintenance Aug. 1

DYER | Dyer public works employees will no longer be taking care of the local Amtrak station after July.

June 27, 2014 5:30 pm

Cedar Lake signs on with S'ville, St. John

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has approved an interlocal agreement that will combine its emergency dispatch functions with two of its nearest neighbors.

June 17, 2014 9:45 pm

Cedar Lake's main street will stay open during construction

CEDAR LAKE | Engineers for the 133rd Avenue widening projects say the road will be open throughout the summer while work is being done.

June 16, 2014 6:28 pm

Dyer completes street assessment to prioritize repairs

DYER | Dyer officials have completed their assessement of town thoroughfares, compililng a list and map of problem areas.

June 15, 2014 6:36 pm

Bethel Church will expand in Cedar Lake after merger

CEDAR LAKE | One of the town’s fastest-growing churches will be building an addition to accommodate its expanding congregation.

June 15, 2014 12:05 am

Walk supports Sojourner Truth House

GARY | Friends of the Sojourner Truth House gathered on a beautiful Saturday morning to support the house’s mission.

June 14, 2014 10:00 pm

Cedar Lake's main road remains open during construction

*CEDAR LAKE | The town’s most important thoroughfare will be open to two-way traffic during the Summerfest celebration July 3 through 6, but it will close for about six weeks on July 7.

June 14, 2014 7:38 pm
Relay participants hope cancer loses ground

Relay participants hope cancer loses ground

HOBART | Hundreds of people came to Hobart on Friday to make magic happen.

June 13, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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St. John student, 11, wins state DARE poster contest

St. John student, 11, wins state DARE poster contest

CEDAR LAKE | Marissa Harper received something special when she graduated from the DARE anti-drug program recently.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am

Hanover schools dedicating money for new tennis courts

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover School Corp. board has approved five capital improvements projects, including new tennis courts for the high school.

June 08, 2014 6:17 pm

IUN mentors bolster young entrepreneurs in Gary

GARY | Devioen Bryant, 14, created a glow-in-the-dark cellphone.

June 08, 2014 5:55 pm

Dyer's Summerfest celebration continues through Sunday

DYER | Summerfest continues through Sunday with rides, a beer garden, entertainment and fireworks.

June 07, 2014 12:00 am

End of the line for Dyer Amtrak station maintenance?

DYER | The town has been taking care of the Amtrak station for years, but that might change.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am
DAV walk raises disabled vet awareness

DAV walk raises disabled vet awareness

HIGHLAND | Veterans helped veterans on Saturday.

May 31, 2014 6:35 pm Photos

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Cedar Lake Historical Association drafts strategic plan

CEDAR LAKE | Grant money is allowing the Cedar Lake Historical Association to put together a strategic plan.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am

Scott keeps Gary council seat, not pay

GARY | Councilman Ronier Scott, D-6th, will not be getting paid while he’s in prison. However, the Gary City Council did not vote to strip him of his seat Tuesday.

May 13, 2014 11:24 pm

Dyer reviews possible uses for new federal funds

DYER | The Town Council held a public hearing recently to talk about the new federal funds it will receive in 2014.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Bond helps land commercial venture on Calumet Avenue

DYER | The Economic Development Commission has approved a bond sale that will help a new health care facility locate in town.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer panel endorses installing noise barrier along CN tracks

DYER | A money transfer approved by the Economic Development Commission will go toward putting up a barrier between the Canadian National Railway tracks and the Rockwell and Hearthstone neighborhoods.

May 10, 2014 6:22 pm

Astor, Kramer claim victory in Dyer's Ward 5

DYER | A hard-fought and at times difficult primary campaign in Dyer’s Ward 5 culminated with a veteran Democrat and incumbent Republican claiming victory.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Kapitan wins Dem nomination in Dyer 2nd Ward

DYER | Former Town Councilman Michael Kapitan won the Ward 2 Democratic primary race Tuesday, defeating opponent Crystal Madden.

May 06, 2014 11:22 pm

Dyer paves way for angled parking

DYER | The Town Council has tweaked an ordinance that may pave the way to permit angled parking on some streets in town.

May 04, 2014 6:15 pm

Roads, parks, personnel key issues in Dyer's 5th Ward

DYER | Roads, parks and personnel are among the top issues in the Ward 5 primary races.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Newcomer, veteran square off in Dyer's 2nd Ward

DYER | A newcomer and a veteran are vying for a chance to run against Ward 2 incumbent Jeff Dekker this fall.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Coming through: Bike trail eyed for Dyer

DYER | There’s new hope for a bike trail in Dyer.

April 27, 2014 6:00 pm

Hanover schools in line for new tennis courts

CEDAR LAKE | Hanover Central High School is on its way to bigger, better tennis courts.

April 26, 2014 7:30 pm

Dyer Town Council approves $1.9M in road construction

DYER | The Town Council has approved a $1.9 million road project that will involve the repair or reconstruction of five streets.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
Dyer parks panel gauges development possibilities at Central Park

Dyer parks panel gauges development possibilities at Central Park

DYER | Park officials and a team of consultants met Wednesday at Central Park to discuss the park’s future.

April 23, 2014 7:49 am Photos

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Cedar Lake hikes facility rental fees

CEDAR LAKE | Town officials have raised rental fees, but not until after considerable discussion about whether Cedar Lake should establish a different fee scale for nonresidents.

April 18, 2014 8:00 pm
'The footsteps of Jesus' - Stations of the Cross held throughout region

'The footsteps of Jesus' - Stations of the Cross held throughout region

ST. JOHN | Scores of the faithful flocked to the Shrine of Christ’s Passion on Friday to “follow in the footsteps of Jesus” on Good Friday.

April 18, 2014 7:55 pm Photos

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Cedar Lake postpones South Shore vote

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has postponed a vote on the South Shore extension financing until next month.

April 16, 2014 8:15 pm

Hanover School Board might change public comment rules

CEDAR LAKE | If the way in which the Hanover School Board hears comments from the public is to be changed, the matter will require an internal review first, trustees have decided.

April 12, 2014 7:20 pm
Cast of thousands contributes to 'Jesus of Nazareth' production at Munster church

Cast of thousands contributes to 'Jesus of Nazareth' production at Munster church

MUNSTER | The curtain went up Friday night on Family Christian Center’s 26th annual production of “Jesus of Nazareth.”

April 11, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Dyer council narrowly backs South Shore funding

DYER |  The Town Council narrowly approved a resolution supporting the South Shore commuter rail extension Thursday, following some negative feedback from its audience.

April 11, 2014 7:58 pm

Dyer hops on board bus service with $1,000 donation

DYER | Federal money set to come to Dyer this year might be able to help fund the low-income bus service provided to some residents.

April 07, 2014 12:21 am
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