Local USW director endorses Decker for county commissioner

I have known both Dave Decker and his opponent for more than 30 years. I was a member of the same local union as both of them USW Local 12775 representing the workers at NIPSCO. It ... Continue Reading →

Ty Miller is a candidate for LaPorte School Board

Local businessman Tyrone “Ty” Miller has announced his candidacy to represent the LaPorte people on the LaPorte Community School Corporation’s Board of Trustees. Miller is a ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte School Board candidate Elena Mrozinske offers her qualifications

I am Dr. Elena Mrozinske, and in the Nov. 8 election I’m asking for your support for a seat on the LaPorte School Board. I’m an educator and parent who is academically qualified, ... Continue Reading →

Metheny: I am ready to serve

Running for LaPorte County Commissioner has been a long time coming for me. I have paid my dues as a citizen advocate, and proven myself to be committed to the public good. For years, ... Continue Reading →

Metheny: Kora is negligent, incompetent

Incumbent LaPorte County Commissioner Vidya Kora has walked away from $1 million in state matching money for road repair in LaPorte County. I hope the taxpayers of LaPorte County are ... Continue Reading →

Area school board candidates certified for Nov. 8 election

Information from LaPorte County Clerk Lynne Spevak The LaPorte County Election Board met recently to officially approve candidates for area school boards in the Nov. 8 election. WNLP ... Continue Reading →

Democratic gubernatorial nominee John Gregg’s running mate, Christina Hale, is a LaPorte County native

John Gregg, Democratic nominee for governor, announced May 25, 2016, that his running mate is State Rep. Christina Hale, D-Indianapolis, a Michigan City native who once worked as a ... Continue Reading →

Sanders, Trump win in LaPorte County; here are complete local primary results

Here are the final figures from LaPorte County’s May 3 primary election. Winners and their vote totals are in bold. The voter turnout was 35.23%, or 29,105 of 82,606 registered ... Continue Reading →

2,000-plus pack Civic for Cruz rally

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Regardless of your politics, it’s always news when a major presidential candidate comes to your hometown. An electrified crowd welcomed ... Continue Reading →

Letter: Elect county officeholders who will allow private enterprise

Recently, three things have come to the forefront in the local news. All three concern private citizens fighting to stop businesses from operating and doing what private business does ... Continue Reading →