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Street request throws roadblock in development plans

CEDAR LAKE | Cedar Lake’s resort history has thrown a literal roadblock in front a resident’s efforts to develop a parcel into a set of lots intended for home construction.

October 22, 2014 6:53 pm
Luncheon salutes World War ll vets, highlights Honor Flight Chicago

Luncheon salutes World War ll vets, highlights Honor Flight Chicago

HIGHLAND | They survived deprivation during the Great Depression, then went to war in their teens and early 20s, responding to a threat such as the world had never seen before.

October 22, 2014 6:36 pm Photos

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Munster Crime Watch holds final meeting of the year

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department holds its final Crime Watch meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Thursday at Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road.

October 22, 2014 12:05 am

Griffith holds special meetings twice next week in Town Hall

GRIFFITH | Griffith has scheduled two special meetings next week.

October 22, 2014 12:05 am
Feeling like pawns?

Feeling like pawns?

October 22, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Survivors share stories of domestic abuse at St. Jude House vigil

Survivors share stories of domestic abuse at St. Jude House vigil

There were a few signs at first, Alicia Smith (not her real name), a domestic abuse survivor said, but she didn’t recognize them at the time.

October 21, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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Proposed M'ville development receives initial approval

MERRILLVILLE | After months of discussions, the Plan Commission granted tentative subdivision approval Tuesday for the Hunter’s Glen residential development.

October 21, 2014 9:29 pm
Gary official: Any structure where bodies found 'needs to go'

Gary official: Any structure where bodies found 'needs to go'

GARY | Several City Council members had recommendations for the city and its residents at Tuesday’s council meeting in response to the discovery of six bodies in abandoned homes over the weekend.

October 21, 2014 9:15 pm Related

E.C. civil, sanitary budgets await council OK

EAST CHICAGO | The City Council expects to adopt a $24.3 million civil city budget and a $9 million sanitary district budget on Monday.

October 21, 2014 6:54 pm

Alumni group plans two benefits for Hammond students

HAMMOND | Alumni & Friends of Hammond Schools invites residents to think Christmas and Catch the B.U.S. to help School City of Hammond students in grades kindergarten through 12 succeed.

October 21, 2014 6:15 pm

C.P. schools eyeing alternative site for learning center

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corp. is reviewing alternative sites for its proposed Learning Center, as suggested by the Crown Point Plan Commission.

October 21, 2014 6:00 pm
Repaving closes Main Street for week

Repaving closes Main Street for week

October 21, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Periodic closings set Tuesday at Griffith CN Railway crossing

GRIFFITH | The Canadian National Railway crossing at Broad Street in downtown Griffith will experience short, period closures beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday to accommodate railroad repairs.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

Whiting FOP holds haunted hayrides on three nights

WHITING | The Whiting Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 68 holds its Haunted Halloween Hayride Spooktacular on Friday, Saturday and Halloween night at Whiahla Beach.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

School Board hopefuls focus of Oct. 30 Hammond forum

HAMMOND | The Hammond Council PTA hosts a Candidate Night Forum for School City of Hammond board candidates from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m Oct. 30 at the School Administration Center, 41 Williams St.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am

East Chicago offers haunted hayrides Friday at golf course

EAST CHICAGO | Haunted hayrides will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McArthur Golf Course hosted by Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago parks staff.

October 21, 2014 12:05 am
Hobart leaders tell residents to weigh in on dog park

Hobart leaders tell residents to weigh in on dog park

HOBART | Conversations about the location of the city’s first dog park look to extend into next month.

October 20, 2014 8:11 pm

First Canadian National Rail green barrier in place

DYER | Phase One of the CN Rail green barrier project is in place.

October 20, 2014 6:35 pm

Road closings loom in Hobart; motorists advised of detours

HOBART | A storm sewer installation project will close portions of 49th Avenue and LaSalle Street through Nov. 21.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am

Three new Hobart firefighters sworn in; force boosted to 53

HOBART | The Hobart Fire Department now has 53 firefighters after three people were added to the force.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am

Dyer accepts applications for boards, commissions

DYER | The town is accepting applications for board and commission appointment until Nov. 14.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am

New fees raise compensation for Dyer's building inspectors

DYER |  Raising the building department fees means that town inspectors will no longer be working for what translates to minimum wage, Town Administrator Rick Eberly said.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am
Vote early, Obama tells Quinn supporters

Vote early, Obama tells Quinn supporters

CHICAGO | President Barack Obama returned to his hometown Sunday in a bid to whip up support for Gov. Pat Quinn as Democrats fight to hold control of the Illinois governor's office against stiff challenge from GOP businessman Bruce Rauner.

October 19, 2014 10:09 pm Photos

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Fair boosts disease research

Fair boosts disease research

October 19, 2014 8:54 pm Photos

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Major M'ville road projects on tap for spring

MERRILLVILLE | Projects to enhance traffic on two well-traveled roads in Merrillville are expected to get under way next year.

October 19, 2014 8:34 pm
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