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 →

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 →

Lake edges incumbent Espar in Democratic race for prosecutor; here are full primary election results

Here are results from the May 8, 2018, LaPorte County Primary, 92 of 92 precincts, as reported by the LaPorte County Clerk’s Office. The voter turnout was 16.21 percent of the ... Continue Reading →

Center Township Board candidate Wellinski offers pre-election thoughts

Letter from Center Township Board candidate Bob Wellinski For the past 35-plus years, I’ve covered the political campaigning and, my favorite, the excitement of election night through ... Continue Reading →

More than 130 attend Farm Bureau candidate night

LaPorte County Farm Bureau Inc. held a chili supper in conjunction with a primary candidate night at the LaCrosse Community Center on March 29, 2018. More than 130 Farm Bureau members, ... Continue Reading →

14 deputy prosecutors endorse Lake

Letter submitted As seasoned prosecutors with knowledge of what is required to fulfill the crucial role of elected prosecutor and extensive experience working with both candidates, ... Continue Reading →

Tom Dermody announces LaPorte mayoral run

Former state representative Tom Dermody announced March 27, 2018, that he will run for LaPorte mayor in 2019 on the Republican ticket. “I am running for mayor to focus on creating ... Continue Reading →

Michael Rosenbaum is running for LaPorte County Council on GOP ticket

Information provided Michael B. Rosenbaum has announced his run for the LaPorte County Council District 4 seat. Rosenbaum, 58, will be on the May 8 Republican Primary ... Continue Reading →