New Church thanks community for disaster relief support

Letter from LaPorte New Church: The one-day response from our community to the effort by LaPorte New Church in September for its Hurricane Relief Fundraiser was outstanding. ... Continue Reading →

Opinion: Time for both taxpayers and county officeholders to make things right

Once again tax sale season is upon the taxpayers of LaPorte County. Published in the Herald-Argus recently was a listing of properties being put up for sale by the County Commissioners. ... Continue Reading →

Opinion: Changes will come to South County—are we preparing?

“I want things to stay just like they are.” “If you aren’t planning for your future, someone else is.” These 2 adages are heard a lot around South LaPorte County. The slower ... Continue Reading →

PEP president: Give Boston Middle School building historic designation

I feel strongly that not to protect Boston Middle School through local historic designation would be a tragic mistake. While the current administration of the LaPorte School Corporation ... Continue Reading →

Former preservation board president: Designate Boston Middle School building as historic structure

As a former president of the City of LaPorte’s Historic Preservation Commission, I was pleased to see City Councilman Tim Stabosz advocating for the local historic designation ... Continue Reading →

Opinion: Technology is not reducing government excess  

During the recent State of the City address by Mayor Milo, it was stated that technology and life are moving at an ever increasing pace. This is very true. I honestly believe that the ... Continue Reading →

Former CEO: Keep LaPorte Hospital at its present site

By Leigh Morris Heads wiser than mine have determined that we need to build a replacement structure for LaPorte Hospital. I hope that is both necessary and cost effective as compared ... Continue Reading →

Morris: Region needs to recognize, promote its wealth of skilled tradesmen

Our capacity to meet the complex infrastructure needs of an employer—or a prospective one—is one of Northwest Indiana’s great assets. We have about 14,500 skilled tradesmen who ... Continue Reading →

Member of new LP County betterment study group talks “planning —timing — responsibility”

At a recent meeting of about 60 stakeholders in LaPorte County, the door was opened to embark on the road to a new vision and plan for the future of our area. The LaPorte County Better ... Continue Reading →

Local citizen urges voters to choose candidates based on ideas and character, not party affiliation

To the voters of LaPorte County: As we head into the end of what seems like a never-ending election cycle, we should look at some things that will shape what we pass on to the next ... Continue Reading →