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 →

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 →