Larry Pinkerton is seeking 5th Ward LaPorte City Council seat

Press release submitted Larry Pinkerton is a candidate for LaPorte’s 5th Ward City Council seat. He will be a candidate in the May 7 Republican primary. Pinkerton, 72, of 1612 ... Continue Reading →

Courtney Parthun is in the race for LaPorte clerk-treasurer

Republican Courtney Parthun proudly announces her candidacy for Clerk-Treasurer in the 2019 City of LaPorte election. “I’m thrilled to embark on this campaign,” said Parthun. ... Continue Reading →

Slate of candidates is set for May 7 municipal primaries

List released by LaPorte County Clerk Kathy Chroback  With the filing deadline having passed on Feb. 8, below is the finalized list of candidates in the May 7, 2019, municipal primary ... Continue Reading →

Tim Stabosz announces LaPorte mayoral run

Press release submitted Timothy Stabosz, of 1501 Michigan Avenue, announces that he has filed to run for mayor of the City of LaPorte. Stabosz, 50, is running in the May 7 Republican ... Continue Reading →

Center Twp’s 24-hour emergency shelter has welcomed mom and son living in car, folks without working furnaces

It has offered warm air, warm blankets, warm food and warm smiles. Maybe most importantly, it’s reminded folks who need a place to stay in this brutal cold that they’re ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Water Department offers tips on pipes, faucets during this extremely cold weather

From the LaPorte Water Department Jan. 28: “With the extreme cold snap almost here, people are wondering whether they should run a trickle of water to keep pipes from freezing. And ... Continue Reading →

Ela Bilderback announces run for 3rd Ward LaPorte City Council

Information submitted Ela Bilderback has filed to run for the Republican nomination for LaPorte City Council, 3rd Ward, in the May 7 primary election. Bilderback, 49, is the Department ... Continue Reading →

Cutler seeks 2nd term on LaPorte City Council

Laura Cutler has announced her candidacy for a 2nd term on the LaPorte City Council. Cutler is entering her fourth year serving on the council, representing the Third Ward. She moved ... Continue Reading →

Karyl Machek-Feikes seeks 2nd term as 2nd Ward LaPorte City Council member

Press release provided  Republican Karyl Machek-Feikes has announced her candidacy for LaPorte’s 2nd Ward City Council seat. Machek-Feikes has been serving the 2nd Ward and the ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Mayor Krentz, chosen by GOP caucus in 2017, won’t seek a full term in 2019 election

LaPorte Mayor Mark Krentz announced Jan. 1, 2019, that he will not seek a full term as LaPorte mayor in the 2019 city election. Krentz was elected by GOP caucus on Aug. 11, 2017, to ... Continue Reading →