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 →

After 5 rounds of voting, GOP caucus elects Mark Krentz as LaPorte’s new mayor

WNLP story and photos by Beth Boardman It took five rounds of voting by a caucus of 20 GOP precinct committeepeople, but in the end Mark Krentz became LaPorte’s new mayor Friday ... Continue Reading →

Final tally: 8 candidates seeking to finish Milo’s term in Aug. 11 GOP caucus

(EDITOR’S NOTE: While candidate Paul Boardman is a cousin of WNLP’s editor, she is not affiliated with his campaign in any way, shape or form.) With the filing deadline having ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATED AUG. 6) GOP caucus to choose Milo’s successor is Aug. 11

EDITOR’S NOTE: Two more people have filed to be considered at the caucus: Tom Obertein and Paul Stepanek Boardman. Below are portions of a statement Boardman submitted to WNLP. ... Continue Reading →

Mayor Milo named to Gov.-elect Holcomb’s transition team

Indiana Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb has named LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo to his 16-member transition board. Republican Holcomb, who will succeed U.S. Vice President-elect Mike Pence as governor, ... Continue Reading →

Some serious, some flippant: 603 LP County voters wrote in their own presidential candidates

Six hundred and three LaPorte County voters chose to write in candidates for U.S. president rather than vote for one of those on the ballot. Let’s take a look at some of those 603 ... Continue Reading →

Mrozinski defeats Decker for commission; Pressel defeats Biernacki for state rep; Arnold, Gilliland, Spence elected to LP School Board; complete LP County results below

Whether it was the recent ado involving his sideswiping a parked vehicle or other influences, incumbent Dave Decker (D) lost to Rich Mrozinski (R) in the 2nd District LaPorte County ... Continue Reading →

55.32% voted in LaPorte County

Even in presidential election years, a voter turnout of 30-some percent is considered pretty good. In the Nov. 8, 2016, presidential election, 55.32 percent of LaPorte County’s ... 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 →

Update Nov. 2: Decker addresses commission, public: “I made a real mistake” but denies leaving the scene

LaPorte County Commissioner David Decker, who is seeking re-election to that office in the Nov. 8, 2016, election, is facing a misdemeanor charge of leaving the scene of a property ... Continue Reading →