Chris Jackson seeks 3rd District LaPorte County Council seat

Information provided Chris Jackson of Michigan City has announced his candidacy for the LaPorte County Council 3rd District seat. Jackson, 30, will be a candidate in the Republican ... Continue Reading →

Former deputy coroner seeks 9th District Indiana House seat

Information submitted Former LaPorte County deputy coroner Sean Fitzpatrick has withdrawn his candidacy for LaPorte County Council and has filed instead for 9th District state representative. ... Continue Reading →

LaCrosse Town Council president, businessman Justin Kiel seeks LP County Council seat

Press release and photo submitted Newspaper publisher and LaCrosse Town Council President, Republican Justin Kiel, has announced his intention to run in the 2018 election for the District ... Continue Reading →

Democrat John Lake declares candidacy for LaPorte County prosecutor

Information provided John Lake has announced his candidacy as a Democrat for LaPorte County prosecutor in the 2018 election. “The LaPorte County prosecutor is the most important ... Continue Reading →

Democrat Pat Boy declares candidacy for 9th District state rep

Information provided Four-term member of the Michigan City Common Council, Democrat Patricia (Pat) Boy, has declared her intention to run in 2018 for the 9th District seat in the Indiana ... Continue Reading →

State Rep. Pelath explains his reasons for declining to run again

Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, announced Nov. 19, 2017, that he will not seek an 11th 2-year term as 9th District state representative in 2018. He has ... Continue Reading →

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 →