PORTAGE | Volunteer developers of a disc golf course at Countryside Park are raising concerns about a trail being constructed at the park they fear may interfere with the game.
HAMMOND | Region FBI agents are reviewing the recent Hammond police traffic stop that led to allegations of unreasonable force.
HOBART | A storm sewer installation project will close portions of 49th Avenue and LaSalle Street through Nov. 21.
DYER | The town is accepting applications for board and commission appointment until Nov. 14.
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.
SAUK VILLAGE | Village President David Hanks said the village will use a $4.8 million state grant to pay off a loan used to improve its drinking water supply.
DYER | A development deal on the northeast corner of Hart and U.S. 30 is expected to close this month and construction of a new CVS store at that site would begin soon after.
CEDAR LAKE | The Plan Commission has reviewed a plan for a new storage facility business on Wicker Avenue.
VALPARAISO | The rubber that famously hits the road is hitting the concrete base beneath the ValPLAYso playground equipment this weekend.
SAUK VILLAGE | The Illinois attorney general's office has contacted the village about possible Open Meetings Act violations, the village attorney told the board Tuesday.
CENTER TOWNSHIP | A lot of development has occurred south of U.S. 30 in Center Township, but one thing the area needs is a park, Township Board Member Scott Tuft said.
An innovative crime mapping tool used by law enforcement agencies across Northwest Indiana to track and solve everything from car break-ins to homicides now can be accessed by anyone using their home computer or mobile device.
CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council has approved the 2015 budget, suspending the rules to approve the budget on first and second reading.
WHITING | The Whiting City Council is looking at a $7,509,622 civil city budget for next year.
MERRILLVILLE | The town is exploring the possibility of acquiring privately owned flood storage properties throughout Merrillville.
VALPARAISO | Facing a $40,000 cut in the state public mass transportation funds for 2015, Porter County Aging and Community Services is looking to the county for additional money to prevent further cuts in service.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board opened a single bid to repair an approximate 190,000-gallon clarifier tank at the treatment plant.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville/Ross Township Historical Society will have its final meeting of the year at 1 p.m. Sunday at its museum, 13 W. 73rd Ave.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council will continue its discussion about a proposed clean fill facility during a workshop session at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Town Hall, 7820 Broadway.
CRETE | The Village Board awarded a contract Monday to a Monee-based company for improvements and a utility extension project for Old Monee Road.
HOBART | Hobart resident Diane Link Polgar has reduced the number of dogs in her home by 12 after city officials told her she could no longer keep more than two dozen dogs in her home.
VALPARAISO | The water and sewage treatment budgets presented Tuesday for the city's Utilities Board to consider for 2015 calls for modest increases in revenue and expenses, but it might be considered a worst case scenario.
DOLTON | Village officials on Wednesday officially took over the one-time MB Financial Bank building at 14122 Chicago Road to serve as Village Hall.
Porter County's newest park has a name courtesy of a group of Morgan Township Elementary School fourth-graders.
GRIFFITH | Griffith is looking at an $18.9 million budget for 2015.
VALPARAISO | A request for a facade grant for one of the downtown's historic buildings got a quick and easy endorsement from the city's Plan Commission on Tuesday.
MUNSTER | Town officials want a little more time to study the options available to repair the Centennial Park Clubhouse.
VALPARAISO | Locals hungry for American Chinese cuisine from Panda Express are in luck.
VALPARAISO | The City Council completed the annexation of the 160-acre property south of U.S. 30 between County Roads 400 and 450 East on Monday.
PORTAGE | The city's massive paving project is winding down and officials believe contractors will complete most of the work before winter weather hits.
The chairman of Lake County's solid waste board credits a typically unheralded employee in the agency's ranks with good marks recently bestowed on the district by a state environmental inspector.
VALPARAISO | On a night when public hearings at the Valparaiso City Council meeting were held on two budgets totaling more than $90 million, it could be a $100,000 request to pay for road salt for the coming winter that most will remember.
DYER | The town has come up with a new way to keep its residents informed: texting.
HOBART | Stephen C. McKown has stepped down as fire chief only three months after accepting the position.
Hoosiers don't have to wait until Nov. 4 to cast their ballots in this year's general election.
A region lawmaker who once chaired Lake County's waste district board said it may be time to renew a legislative push to reform the controversial government agency's business practices.
MERRILLVILLE | The Plan Commission has given the developer of the proposed Hunter’s Glen subdivision a deadline to complete an agreement with the Indian American Cultural Center.
GRIFFITH | The Griffith Board of Zoning Appeals meets in special session at 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at Town Hall, 111 N. Broad St.
PORTAGE | Both candidates for Portage Township Trustee say they have a passion for helping people, especially those in need.
PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved a lease agreement between the Redevelopment Commission and Redevelopment Authority bringing the $8.25 million bond to fund a new fire station and refurbish the police station closer to reality.
VALPARAISO | It didn't take an act of God to correct the city's spiraling health insurance costs. It took an act of IACT.
WHITING | The City Council has approved an ordinance amending residential handicapped parking procedures.
VALPARAISO | The new Center Township trustee and the board members will be paid less under the proposed 2015 budget introduced last week.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council this week delayed a decision regarding a water rate increase.
DYER | Dyer hired three additional firefighters at a special meeting recently.
VALPARAISO | It's now just a matter of time before the Natural Ovens Bakery dome walls come tumbling down.
Valparaiso Site Review Committee meets Oct. 14.
Valparaiso Plan Commission meets Oct. 14.
SAUK VILLAGE | Gov. Pat Quinn will be in the south suburb on Saturday to address issues of water quality the state has tried to address in recent years.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission began the process of issuing up to $15 million in bonds for a series of projects, including possible incentives for a major business prospect the city hopes to land.
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