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 →

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 →

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 →