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Tri-Creek School Board opposes business personal property tax cut

LOWELL | Tri-Creek School Board members want downstate legislators to know they oppose the elimination of the business personal property tax.

February 23, 2014 8:15 pm

Lowell collects caps for recycling project

LOWELL | The town is collecting caps from milk bottles, detergents, snap-on cottage cheese and more to be recycled and made into benches for the community.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am

Lowell forwards shared resources document to police commission

LOWELL | The Lowell Town Council is sending an agreement to share police personnel and resources with Cedar Lake on to the Lowell Police Commission for its recommendation.

September 29, 2013 5:24 pm

Tri-Creek Education Foundation awards grants to teachers

LOWELL | Tri-Creek School Corp. teachers recently were awarded grants totaling $10,000 to implement the innovative programs they have proposed and enhance the education of more than 1,310 students.

November 12, 2012 8:15 pm

Lowell plans to enforce law banning fireworks in street

LOWELL | Residents who set off fireworks in the street are operating outside of the law, and the Town Council wants that law enforced.

August 14, 2012 10:30 pm

Tri-Creek School Board meets for work session on Thursday

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Corp. board will hold a work session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Administration Center, 195 W. Oakley Ave.

December 07, 2011 12:00 am

Kankakee River panel reviews budget, organizes Thursday

NORTH JUDSON | The Kankakee River Basin Commission meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday to organize for the year.

June 10, 2011 12:00 am

Lake Central schools lease land for farming

ST. JOHN | Lake Central School Corp. will be leasing 153 acres of vacant land off Blaine Street for the high bid of $265 per tillable acre.

February 13, 2011 12:00 am

Children's choir from Uganda performs Thursday in Lowell

LOWELL | The Watoto Children's Choir from Uganda performs at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lowell High School auditorium.

February 09, 2011 12:00 am

State rejects Hanover middle school plans

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover Community School Corp.'s plans for a new $43 million middle school were rejected Thursday by the Indiana School Property Tax Control Board -- without a reason offered publicly.

December 08, 2007 12:00 am

Lowell crowns a Junior Miss

LOWELL | Stephanny Tauber is the 2008 Lowell Junior Miss.

September 09, 2007 12:00 am

Historical group seeks donations

LOWELL | For years much of the telling of and writing about south Lake County history has come from Lowell historian Richard Schmal, and the Three Creeks Historical Association wants to ensure the information is easily accessible.

June 25, 2007 12:00 am

Historical group seeks donations

LOWELL | For years, much of the telling of and writing about south Lake County history has come from the capable hands of Lowell historian Richard Schmal, and the Three Creeks Historical Association wants to ensure the information is easily accessible.

June 11, 2007 12:00 am

Putting their sacrifices in a different light

CROWN POINT | In the dwindling twilight of Sunday's calm skies, the silence was broken only by the reading of 1,640 names of soldiers who have lost their lives in the war in Iraq.

May 30, 2005 12:00 am

Some cops get their wheels back

LOWELL --- Police officers here have had take-home cars for nearly a decade, but concerns the policy might be in violation of a town ordinance kept them parked in the police station parking lot for a few days this week.

June 11, 2004 12:00 am

Town works to halt drainage, flooding problems

CEDAR LAKE --- Faced with a host of existing drainage and flooding problems, town officials are taking steps to not create new ones.

March 17, 2004 12:00 am

Housing rush a mixed blessing

LOWELL -- While town officials, eager to see growth, usher in new subdivisions, Tri-Creek School Corp. leaders are wondering how many school-age youngsters will be brought into the school district with the new homes.

March 12, 2004 12:00 am

Two sought for police board

LOWELL -- Applications are being accepted until 4 p.m. Tuesday for two new members of the town's Police Commission.

February 13, 2004 12:00 am
Let there be (street)light

Let there be (street)light

LOWELL --- Betty Wietbrock couldn't wait to snap a picture Monday as crews began installing the decorative streetlights and railings, the final touch in the downtown revitalization project.

February 10, 2004 12:00 am

Lowell could grow by 80 acres

LOWELL - The town's rejuvenated focus on annexation, with an eye toward westward expansion, is netting results.

January 27, 2004 12:00 am
Cubs Caravan scores home run with students

Cubs Caravan scores home run with students

LOWELL --- When the Chicago Cubs Caravan pulled up Thursday to Oak Hill Elementary School, pitcher LaTroy Hawkins brought a book to read to the youngsters and a healthy sense of humor.

January 16, 2004 12:00 am

Parade lights up Lowell

LOWELL -- As if on cue, snowflakes fell from the sky Saturday, creating a magical setting for the fifth annual Parade of Lights.

December 14, 2003 12:00 am

Part-time officer suspended

SCHNEIDER --- A part-time law enforcement officer here has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of a hearing scheduled next week.

December 12, 2003 12:00 am

Belshaw Road work bumped back

LOWELL --- County plans to replace the bridge on Belshaw Road between Colfax and Cline avenues have been pushed back until spring.

November 06, 2003 12:00 am

Tri-Creek hopes to turn disappointment into success

LOWELL -- The alarm went off when administrators learned 30 percent of last year's Lowell High School freshmen failed at least one subject.

October 25, 2003 12:00 am

Stuppy takes on Gard in 5th Ward race

LOWELL --- David Gard is the incumbent in the 5th Ward race and the Town Council president, but the Democrat says he feels like a novice when it comes to campaigning.

October 25, 2003 12:00 am
Lowell floats a parade

Lowell floats a parade

LOWELL --- There will be veterans and marching bands, Shriners and fire trucks, but when the 84th annual Lowell Labor Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m. Monday, floats -- homemade and otherwise -- will be grabbing lots of the attention.

August 29, 2003 12:00 am

Fire closes Lowell business

LOWELL --- A late-morning fire Monday at InTouch Therapies and Retreat put the new business out of commission and created traffic problems on Ind. 2.

July 22, 2003 12:00 am

Lowell optimistic about pact's chances

LOWELL --- Despite a few hitches, some Lowell officials are feeling good about the chances of a new sewage contract with their neighbor to the north.

May 30, 2003 12:00 am

Park Board seeks volunteers

LOWELL --- When the town and West Creek and Cedar Creek township officials decided nearly two years ago to buy land and build Freedom Park, they knew it would have to be done in phases as money became available.

April 12, 2003 12:00 am

Revive small spaces

It's a new year, a new you, and you're searching for that new look for the apartment, condominium or townhouse you call home.

January 19, 2002 12:00 am
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