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 →

Stabosz endorses Mrozinski, Metheny for county commissioner

In evaluating who to support for county commissioner, I would suggest to you, this time around, that integrity and independence are the traits that are the most critical differentiators ... Continue Reading →

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 →