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Tri-Creek School Board forced to scuttle Lake Prairie school addition

LOWELL | Factors outside their control have forced the Tri-Creek School Board to make several changes to capital project plans.

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Entrepreneur put Lowell in business

Entrepreneur put Lowell in business

LOWELL | Time and distance may separate Earl Black from his ancestor, Melvin Halsted, who founded Lowell, but the Alabama native said Wednesday during his first visit to the town, "I feel like I'm home."

July 09, 2014 7:14 pm Photos

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Tri-Creek shops for four new school buses

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Corp. board is soliciting bids for four new buses as part of its 25-year plan.

July 06, 2014 5:09 pm

Tri-Creek cuts one, spares two other teachers

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Corp. board cut one teacher in response to decreased enrollment and reduced funds, school officials said.

June 24, 2014 5:00 pm

Lowell to improve east-west traffic flow

LOWELL  Getting from here to there, now and in the future, should be easier as the town moves forward with its thoroughfare plan.

June 23, 2014 9:05 pm
Local grain farmers say plantings off to a good start

Local grain farmers say plantings off to a good start

Farm fields are greening up as young corn and beans shoot upward in the beginning of a growing season viewed with optimism after a late start for some local grain farmers.

June 17, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Lowell commission advances thoroughfare plan

LOWELL | The Plan Commission on Thursday recommended a thoroughfare plan be adopted by the Town Council.

June 12, 2014 10:00 pm

Annexation of 500 acres off the table in Lowell

LOWELL | The Town Council decided to table further discussion on annexing nearly 468 acres south of the town. 

June 09, 2014 9:45 pm
Volunteer firefighter shortage spreads like wildfire

Volunteer firefighter shortage spreads like wildfire

In days gone by, neighbors, farmers and local merchants handled firefighting duties because their communities could not afford a paid firefighting force.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lowell recognized for disability awareness

LOWELL | No matter how this south Lake County town develops and grows, it will have a tool in place to help make its infrastructure and facilities accessible to those with disabilities.

May 31, 2014 5:22 pm
NWI STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Lowell woman develops tasty lip conditioner

NWI STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Lowell woman develops tasty lip conditioner

When Marisa Alonso felt her creative self aching to be expressed in November, she melded her artistic and scientific experiences to create a clear, unisex lip conditioner flavored in tequila lime.

May 31, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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Lowell endorses water conservation plan

LOWELL | The Town Council is aiming at greater water conservation, but it doesn't plan to cause hardship to residents or businesses.

May 27, 2014 8:42 pm

TEST 2: Teacher cutbacks loom in Tri-Creek School Corp. (copy)

LOWELL | Decreased funds and a declining enrollment have dealt a double whammy to the Tri-Creek School Corp. not known for cutting teachers.

May 26, 2014 11:00 pm

Teacher cutbacks loom in Tri-Creek School Corp.

LOWELL | Decreased funds and a declining enrollment have dealt a double whammy to the Tri-Creek School Corp. not known for cutting teachers.

May 26, 2014 11:00 pm

Lowell High Honor Society sponsors cancer walk

LOWELL | The Lowell High School National Honor Society chapter is sponsoring its first walk to support the American Cancer Society.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Tri-Creek seeks bids for transportation center

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board is seeking bids on the construction of a transportation center next to Lowell Middle School at Cline Avenue and Belshaw Road.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell joins pool for health care coverage

LOWELL | The Town Council is joining forces with other communities to reduce the cost of health care for its employees and the town.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am
Voyageurs bring history to life at Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park

Voyageurs bring history to life at Grand Kankakee Marsh County Park

HEBRON | Frolicking in stocking feet and 18th century dress, a young girl pulled a carved, wooden horse behind her as young lads in coonskin caps with faux flintlocks took aim.

May 17, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Dust Bunnys Maid Service

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Dust Bunnys Maid Service

Gertrude Navikas is proud of the work she and her employees accomplish for her Dust Bunnys Maid Service clients.

May 17, 2014 12:43 pm
State police remember fallen comrades

State police remember fallen comrades

LOWELL | With a darkening sky in the distance, the drone of bagpipes set the tone Tuesday for the Indiana State Police annual memorial service to honor fallen comrades.

May 13, 2014 6:56 pm Photos

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Lowell prepares water conservation measures

LOWELL | The Town Council will wait two weeks before putting water conservation measures onto the books for year-round enforcement.

May 12, 2014 8:56 pm

Tri-Creek faces prospects of teacher cuts

LOWELL | While the Tri-Creek School Corp. board has discussed for some time ways to boost student numbers and the district's pocketbook, the board is now faced with the possibility of cutting teaching positions for the bottom line.

May 10, 2014 5:15 pm

Tri-Creek plans for Lake Prairie Elementary School expansion

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board is hoping contractors' bids on the Lake Prairie project will come in low enough to add three classrooms.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am

Political newcomers claim victory in Lowell's 2nd Ward

LOWELL | It looks as if political newcomers Jennifer Roberts and LeAnn Angerman will face off in November for the town council's Second Ward seat.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Brugos wins nomination for Lowell's 4th Ward seat

LOWELL | George Brugos has won the Democratic Party's nomination for Lowell's 4th Ward council seat, edging out challenger Al Cottingham.

May 06, 2014 11:11 pm

Lowell hires firm to evaluate job descriptions

LOWELL | The Town Council will have a professional firm evaluate and make recommendations for employee job descriptions with the new firefighter position a top priority.

May 02, 2014 7:15 pm

Brugos, Cottlingham square off in Lowell's 4th Ward

LOWELL | The decision by Democrat Phillip Kuiper to go after the 11th District state representative seat has left the 4th Ward Town Council seat wide open.

May 01, 2014 7:00 pm

Political newcomers vie for Lowell 2nd Ward Town Council seat

LOWELL | Two political newcomers are seeking their party's nomination in the Democratic primary for the 2nd Ward Town Council seat.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell Town Council looking into cost of new shallow well

LOWELL | The Town Council wants to know how much a new, shallow well will cost and where a water storage tank could be located as first steps toward increasing municipal water quantity.

April 30, 2014 11:00 pm

Lowell explores new water source options

LOWELL | If town leaders want to encourage growth, they know another water source is necessary.

April 29, 2014 10:25 pm

Annexation, emergency responder staffing key issues in Lowell race

LOWELL | The new local chairman, in her first bid for public office, will vie against a former chairman of the party's local precinct organization in the town's Second Ward Republican primary.

April 27, 2014 6:15 pm

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
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