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October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Give more credence to facts than opinions

This is directed to Joe Bobrowski (Letters, Spet. 18) so he may be "informed."

8 hours ago

Jesus works through us to help children

Michael A. Wachala’s letter decried Jesus’ lack of intervention on behalf of abused and murdered children, but Jesus works through us.

8 hours ago

Jesus works through us to help children

Michael A. Wachala’s letter decried Jesus’ lack of intervention on behalf of abused and murdered children, but Jesus works through us.

8 hours ago

Pick Lessentine for Lake Central School Board

Sandy Clark Lessentine, a candidate for Lake Central School Board, has unique qualifications to serve the people of the district. She is an ed…

8 hours ago

Hillary Clinton was soldier in Alinsky's campaign

True, President Barack Obama never knew the amoral community organizer Saul Alinsky personally, but then the followers of Jesus Christ, Mohamm…

8 hours ago

Higgason needs votes to continue new direction

Melissa Higgason is the clear choice for Munster School Board.

8 hours ago

Deadline for election-related letters (copy)

Letters related to the Nov. 4 election must be received by 5 p.m. today, Oct. 23, to be considered for publication. 

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Solid waste district actions deserve punishment

Where's the accountability and the outrage? I am deeply concerned that the Lake County Solid Waste Management District director and board seem…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Toll Road conditions worse than elsewhere

Toll Road conditions worse than elsewhere

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly was right about our Toll Road "mess." This past weekend, we drove toll roads all the way from Chesterton to Rockville, …

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

There's a lot that makes no sense to me

Voiding the passport of a U.S. citizen who traveled overseas to become a trained ISIS terrorist makes no sense when we have children crossing …

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Diseases convinced me of soul's superiority

Experiencing someone’s Alzheimer’s disease and dementia afflictions, I am now convinced it is the soul (spirit) of a man, not his mind nor his…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Liberals cannot run on their own records

Jaime Sheffer, of Valparaiso, calls the Saul Alinksy/Barack Obama alliance urban legend for those who don’t accept Obama as president but spen…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Praise God, Haywood for helping others

It was such a blessing Oct. 14 to read a awesome story of Roger Haywood instead of crimes. A young person who went wrong, was homeless at age …

October 22, 2014 12:05 am

Adults should help youths resist peer pressure

Youths experience many pressures in the fall. Mental Health America of Porter County recognizes the need to assess the risks of peer pressure,…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Jesus truly loves all children, including in NWI

In response to Michael Wachala – failed prayer for Jesus to avenge the innocents in Northwest Indiana, Jesus truly loves all children, includi…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Dahl runs tight ship, but compassion shows

Alice Dahl is an angel in our lives. Not only does she do a fantastic job as trustee, with her attention to detail and caring ways, but she al…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Deadline for election-related letters

Letters related to the Nov. 4 election must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday to be considered for publication. 

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

I'm voting to re-elect state Rep. Moseley

As a young person living in Indiana, I am concerned about my future.

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Just before big election, jobless rate drops

Just before big election, jobless rate drops

One month before the 2012 presidential election, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (information furnished by the Census Bureau) reported Oct. 5 t…

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Young man risked his life to protect mine

I am a 79-year-old widow whose car suddenly stopped in the middle of U.S. 30 at around noon today. A young gentlemen in a green SUV risked his…

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Letter writer judged police without all evidence

I am writing in response to the letter from Brian Watson of Wichita, Kan. Watson seems to believe the Hammond police are guilty of some viciou…

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Deniers simply distort images they don't like

President Barack Obama's family has hung up a giant mirror to the nation and the world. Some of us recognize ourselves. Others deny what they …

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Dismal reports discount value of recent letter

David Casson’s recent letter contained a list of “the many good things” President Barack Obama has done for average Americans.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Should Congress downsize to reduce spending?

Should Congress downsize to reduce spending?

Is it time the U.S. Congress consider reducing its size? Should the House be 218 members and the Senate 50 members?

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Same-sex marriage is an abomination to Lord

God will punish anybody who endorses or performs or goes into a same-sex marriage.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Horticulture efforts made Valpo beautiful

I commend Steve Martinson, superintendent of the horticulture department, and all who work with him for their creative achievement in making V…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

It's great when police show compassion

A song says, "What the world needs now is love, sweet love; that's the only thing there is just too little of!"

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Employers' freedom is employees' travail

Your story of the employee fired for owning a gun ("Former LOFS employee's lawsuit says he was fired for owning a gun," Oct. 7) points to a de…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

House towns' dispatch center with county

The Schererville, St. John and Ceder Lake do not want to sign an agreement with Lake County to run their E-911 systems. They state they are tr…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

School board job isn't like running a business

Here is why I will be voting for Sandra Lessentine for School Board.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Pro athletes should do more to help others

It's refreshing to read of some pro athletes giving back to the community in thanks for the talents they have, which some of us do not.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Turn this election season around and pack polls

U.S. citizens have the right to vote, but a lot of us don't use this right. It is time to turn around this declining trend and vote this Nov 4.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Democrats, go vote to end gridlock in D.C.

Democrats, are you going to vote this election, or are you going to sit home again?

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

See what people want on South Shore issue

Rich James shows his colors as a tax-and-spend liberal Democrat. He attacks Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. for recommending a countywide referendu…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

I agree; turn off TV shows' background noise

I agree with Louise Witulski from Valparaiso. The background noise (music) is louder than the programs you are watching, and you can't underst…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Keep checking on agency spending all along

What a shame, another Lake County department goes unchecked for years, and over $38,000 of taxpayers' money is misspent.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Why do you need government to assist you?

Don Davis defies anyone to name a Republican bill in the last 100 years that benefited poor, minorities, etc. Why do you need the government t…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

I'm so tired of Republican letter writers' lies

GOP letter writers are certainly desperate to bash President Barack Obama.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

With ebola, our trust has been compromised

We look to our leaders for plans, guidance, protection, support and answers to our questions. I have a few. So this goes out to our government…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

What do we do with feral cats hanging around?

To the people who want no-kill shelters for cats, what do we do with all the feral cats hanging around our homes?

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Lt. Vicari dropped F-bombs on daughter-in-law

Lt. Patrick Vicari pulled over my daughter-in-law over a few months ago when she had her 6-month-old baby in the car. He mistakenly thought sh…

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Democratic Party isn't for working man

Why is it that President Barack Obama and would be President Hillary have all their fundraisers at Beverly Hills mansions and the Manhattan sa…

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Remember real nightmares of mental illness

I love Halloween and all its scary fun. Some aspects of Halloween, however, aren't so much fun when you stop to think about them.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Deadline for election-related letters

Letters related to the Nov. 4 election must be received by 5 p.m. Oct. 23 to be considered for publication. 

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Deadline for election-related letters

Letters related to the Nov. 4 election must be received by 5 p.m. today, Oct. 23, to be considered for publication. 

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Reardon's promises don't match her actions

State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon has promised to demand a fair school funding formula. She has been in office eight years and has never brou…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Thirty years in office is too long for anyone

Election Day, Nov. 4, is an opportunity for the people of Northwest Indiana to send a message that we are fed up with the size and scope of go…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

I learned about this situation on Fox News

I learned about this situation on Fox News

President Barack Obama's air attacks on Isis so far add up to 17 pick-ups, one tank and a couple of small oil refineries.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

30 years of service in Congress is long enough

The late U.S. Sen. Teddy Kennedy served in Congress a mind-numbing 46 years. The only thing that stopped him: death. U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd ser…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Deadline for election-related letters

Letters related to the Nov. 4 election must be received by 5 p.m. Oct. 23 to be considered for publication. 

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Vote for Leyva for honesty, hard work

We've had "hope and change." Didn't work.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
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