Mollenhauer blasts Espar for not recusing himself from Sullivan case, cites contradictions

Below is a press release from LaPorte County Councilman Mike Mollenhauer, released Aug. 13 and printed in its entirety: John Espar’s decision to not appoint a Special Prosecutor ... Continue Reading →

Espar responds to Sullivan’s statement; explains why he didn’t recuse himself

EDITOR’S NOTE: LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar released this statement Aug. 7, 2018, in response to a statement issued by LaPorte County Councilman John Sullivan’s attorney ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Sullivan’s attorney calls residential entry charge “a flimsy allegation”; questions Espar’s involvement in prosecution

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sullivan is former LaPorte County coroner. He was elected to the county council in 2016. UPDATE: At about 9 p.m. Aug. 3 Sullivan’s attorney, Scott Pejic, ... Continue Reading →

Development co. announces plans to build 200-unit apartment complex in NewPorte Landing

An Indianapolis development firm has announced plans for a 200-unity residence building on the shore of Clear Lake in the NewPorte Landing property. Here is the press release from ... Continue Reading →

You may qualify for a local program to help fix up your house

The City of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development and Planning will be accepting applications for a program funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ... Continue Reading →

John Lake responds to Christina Espar’s candidacy for LaPorte County prosecutor

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is a press release from Democratic candidate for LaPorte County prosecutor, John Lake. The opinions expressed here are Lake’s. “I ran for prosecutor because ... Continue Reading →

County council candidate Jim Rice says council lacks foresight regarding EMS

Press release from Jim Rice Jim Rice, candidate for LaPorte County Council District 2, took the council to task for what he called its negligent handling of critical EMS needs. “Since ... Continue Reading →

Christina Espar fills GOP spot for county prosecutor on Nov. 6 ballot

Information provided LaPorte County Deputy Prosecutor Christina “Nina” Espar announced her candidacy for LaPorte County prosecutor. Surrounded by family, friends and supporters, ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Johnson Road repaving will be done in 2 phases; 1st phase starts June 18 from U.S. 35 to 300 North

Local sources have issued a few more details about the Johnson Road repaving project: “Beginning Monday morning, June 18, road construction crews will begin the Johnson Road ... Continue Reading →

Generations join to retire LaPorte Circuit Court flags in patriotic ceremony

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski  LaPorte Circuit Court Judge Thomas Alevizos had noticed that the American and state flags in the beautiful courtroom were showing their ... Continue Reading →