Time is running out for top-ranked high school seniors interested in becoming teachers to apply for a renewable $7,500-a-year state-funded college scholarship.
Most Indiana cities would be prohibited from ever changing their names under legislation pending at the Indiana General Assembly.
During its Tuesday evening meeting, the Winfield Town Council announced the town has securing funding to improve the intersection of 109th Avenue and Grand Boulevard.
In a letter to Town Council President Gerald Swets dated Jan. 11, Phillips said he was resigning effective immediately following a meeting with Swets and Councilman Bryan Blazak on Friday.
Holcomb is proposing Indiana maintain its strong financial condition, notwithstanding the COVID-19 pandemic, while providing a modest education spending increase and paying down state obligations.
The fairgrounds site is the eighth COVID-19 vaccine distribution location in Lake County.
The Senate Agriculture Committee voted 7-0 Monday in favor of legislation designating popcorn grown in Indiana as the official state snack.
During a recent meeting via Zoom, the Crown Point City Council considered rezoning the old Firestone building at 142 N. Main St. to allow for the potential relocation of The Registry.
State Sen. Eddie Melton is leading an effort to increase Indiana's $7.25 per hour minimum wage for the first time in 12 years. Gov. Eric Holcomb has a different plan.
At the end of the month, the city will again consider opening the popular ice rink in February with limited ice skating only, according to the news release.
The state will not get a chance to immediately pursue its claim that two former Munster school superintendents should be required to pay "triple damages" in connection with their alleged financial malfeasance.
On June 28, Mark and Patricia McCloskey say they felt threatened by a group of protesters who entered Portland Place, a private street in the …
State lawmakers took the first step Thursday toward retroactively restoring essential Lake County governing procedures accidentally deleted during a 2019 cleanup of Indiana election statutes.
State Sen. Mike Bohacek hopes his legislation will keep the "defund the police" movement out of the state by making it impossible for Indiana local governments to reduce public safety spending.
"We want to provide our schools certainty, and we understand they've had to adapt quickly to ensure learning continues in the face of an unprecedented public health crisis," said state Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville
All Hoosiers age 80 and older can begin making appointments Friday to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
During its Wednesday meeting over Zoom, the Crown Point Board of Works approved donating a cemetery plot, as well as funds for a "significant" grave marker, to Woods, who was a beloved Crown Point historian and Merrillville educator.
At least three individuals are preparing to compete later this month for the opportunity to succeed new U.S. Rep. Frank J. Mrvan, D-Highland, as trustee of Lake County's North Township.
During a Monday evening meeting, the City Council heard a pitch from a restaurant hoping to secure a downtown historic alcoholic beverage license before moving into 105 W. Joliet St. as soon as the spring.
By any measure, things will be far from business as usual when the gavels slam down shortly after noon Region time Monday and the Indiana House and Senate come to order.
During its last meeting of 2020, the St. John Town Council moved to approve Ordinance No. 1721, establishing a road impact fee for the town, which provides the town funds to construct road infrastructure in newly developed parts of St. John.
U.S. Rep. Frank J. Mrvan, D-Highland, was sworn-in Sunday as the first new congressman to represent Northwest Indiana in the U.S. House in 36 years.