Opinion: Mayoral candidates, all officeholders should watch taxpayer situation on parcels up for sale

Recently a few things have come to the attention of some taxpayers of LaPorte County and also the City of LaPorte. The first being the possible pursuit of the purchase of the former ... Continue Reading →

City councilman: Is Fishtrap Lake for sale to the highest bidder?

UPDATE DEC. 28: The LaPorte City Council ultimately annexed the Fishtrap Lake property at the Dec. 27 meeting. For more information, click on this link: https://www.heraldargus.com/news/city-annexes-fishtrap-lake-property/article_08a7839a-1a97-506e-aed6-a1978b2b2f61.html  ... Continue Reading →

Center Township Board candidate Wellinski offers pre-election thoughts

Letter from Center Township Board candidate Bob Wellinski For the past 35-plus years, I’ve covered the political campaigning and, my favorite, the excitement of election night through ... Continue Reading →

14 deputy prosecutors endorse Lake

Letter submitted As seasoned prosecutors with knowledge of what is required to fulfill the crucial role of elected prosecutor and extensive experience working with both candidates, ... Continue Reading →

Fountainview family celebrates the career of Dr. Gary Wheeland

Letter submitted by staff members and residents of Golden Living Center – Fountainview Terrace of LaPorte “If not me, then who?” That’s the mentality of an incredibly compassionate ... Continue Reading →

New Church thanks community for disaster relief support

Letter from LaPorte New Church: The one-day response from our community to the effort by LaPorte New Church in September for its Hurricane Relief Fundraiser was outstanding. ... 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 →

Opinion: Changes will come to South County—are we preparing?

“I want things to stay just like they are.” “If you aren’t planning for your future, someone else is.” These 2 adages are heard a lot around South LaPorte County. The slower ... Continue Reading →

PEP president: Give Boston Middle School building historic designation

I feel strongly that not to protect Boston Middle School through local historic designation would be a tragic mistake. While the current administration of the LaPorte School Corporation ... Continue Reading →

Former preservation board president: Designate Boston Middle School building as historic structure

As a former president of the City of LaPorte’s Historic Preservation Commission, I was pleased to see City Councilman Tim Stabosz advocating for the local historic designation ... Continue Reading →