Arnold: Promotional process within sheriff’s department needs changes

  Some of the changes that I aim to make as sheriff within the department relate to the promotional process. While there are several components to the promotional process, my ... Continue Reading →

Chief Deputy Ron Heeg will seek sheriff’s post in 2022 election

  Press release and photo submitted Chief Deputy Ron Heeg announces his intentions to seek the office of sheriff of La Porte County in the 2022 election, as Sheriff John Boyd ... Continue Reading →

James D. Arnold announces his candidacy for sheriff in 2022 election

  James D. Arnold has announced that he will be a candidate for La Porte County sheriff on the Democratic ballot in the 2022 election. “I have the capability, experience ... Continue Reading →

GOP caucus to fill the late Susan Cable’s Pleasant Township trustee spot is June 30

  The La Porte County Republican Party wishes to extend its condolences to the friends and family of Pleasant Township Trustee Susan Cable. Susan served the people of Pleasant ... Continue Reading →

Column by Spencer England: Where have all the conservative Republicans gone?

  WNLP editor’s note: This column was submitted by Spencer England of La Porte. While the Titanic was sinking, musicians on board continued to play, seemingly ignoring the ... Continue Reading →

Column: It’s past time for new approaches to state voter turnout problem

  Column by Leigh E. Morris  Although participation increased in the 2020 General Election in Indiana and across the country, voter turnout is (or should be) a major concern.  ... Continue Reading →

Citizens’ help sought to redraw congressional districts

  The League of Women Voters of La Porte County is encouraging individuals to apply to serve on the Indiana Citizens Redistricting Commission, whose purpose is to devise congressional ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: All 11 of Indiana’s presidential electors vote for Trump

  Information from governor’s office and electoral college sites UPDATE Dec. 14: As they did in 2016, all 11 of Indiana’s electors cast votes for Donald Trump at their ... Continue Reading →

County election board to certify vote results Nov. 13

The La Porte County Election Board will meet Friday, Nov. 13, at noon in Meeting Room 3 at the La Porte County Complex. The board will accept any provisional ballots received during ... Continue Reading →

Chroback describes the teamwork it took to count votes from this election

Editor’s note: WNLP asked La Porte County Clerk Kathy Chroback to give some details on her office’s process in counting the votes in this historic election. Here she provides that ... Continue Reading →