Hub of Lake County

History and progress put at the center of it all.

by Michael Puente

The city of Crown Point has always been the center of all things government-related in Lake County.

The Lake County Sheriff’s office is there, as well as all other county departments in the massive Lake County Government Complex at 93rd and Main Street in Crown Point.

But a short drive south and …

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Posted in Business, Economic Development, Special Features, Winter 2015 | Leave a comment

Hoosier Bat Co.

Hitting home runs from the Little League to the Major Leagues.

by Laurie Wink

Located on a stretch of East Calumet Avenue near the Route 49 overpass in Valparaiso is a small company making a huge hit with baseball players from Little League to Major Leagues.

Hoosier Bat Co. has supplied custom-made, high-performance bats to such heavy hitters as Frank “The Big Hurt” Thomas and …

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