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Center Twp. votes to keep trustee job for now

Center Twp. votes to keep trustee job for now

CENTER TOWNSHIP | In a close race, Republican Party Co-chairman Doug Miller squeaked by former Valparaiso Councilman Bob McCasland, who in the past was kicked out of the party for not being Republican enough, in the primary for Center Township trustee.

May 06, 2014 8:45 pm Photos


McCasland wants to eliminate township government

McCasland wants to eliminate township government

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Doug Miller wants to be the first new person to hold the Center Township trustee position in 32 years. Bob McCasland wants to be the last to hold it.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Conover retiring after 32 years as trustee

CENTER TOWNSHIP | For the first time in 33 years, Center Township will have a new trustee.

February 08, 2014 9:00 pm
Costas coasts to third term in Valpo GOP sweep

Costas coasts to third term in Valpo GOP sweep

VALPARAISO | Mayor Jon Costas easily won a third term over independent challenger Bob McCasland by a more than 2-1 margin Tuesday.

November 08, 2011 9:25 pm Photos


Vote for McCasland to object to Costas' donations in Valpo

Please reread The Times of Oct. 22. It lists the people who gave big money to Jon Costas' campaign fund. Most are people who do business with Valparaiso. It might be true that money talks, but it sends a questionable message.

November 04, 2011 12:00 am

Most Valpo council candidates oppose $50,000 district fund

VALPARAISO | What would you do with $50,000?

October 30, 2011 8:45 pm
Robert "Bob" McCasland

Robert "Bob" McCasland

Robert "Bob" McCasland

October 24, 2011 5:20 pm
Valpo council candidates find a lot to agree on

Valpo council candidates find a lot to agree on

VALPARAISO | A somewhat sparse crowd of about 50 attending Thursday's forum for council candidates heard a lot more agreement than disagreement on issues ranging from their vision of the city to the importance of neighborhood schools.

October 20, 2011 10:15 pm Photos


Valpo mayoral candidates spar over spending priorities, buses

Valpo mayoral candidates spar over spending priorities, buses

VALPARAISO | The stage of the Chicago Street Theater provided a different sort of drama Tuesday with a cast of two, the man running for mayor of Valparaiso.

October 18, 2011 11:30 pm Photos


Valpo mayor candidates stress ethics, accomplishments

Valpo mayor candidates stress ethics, accomplishments

VALPARAISO | The rematch between Mayor Jon Costas and former Councilman Bob McCasland could help determine the city's path for more than the next four years.

October 15, 2011 7:15 pm Photos


Valpo to ask state for increase in property tax levy

VALPARAISO | The City Council approved a 2012 budget Monday and at the same time adopted a resolution to ask the state Department of Local Government Finance for more money.

October 10, 2011 9:00 pm

Valpo chamber sponsors candidate forums

VALPARAISO | For those who enjoy good political theater, two of Valparaiso's theatrical venues will host forums for the city's candidates to present their roles in the upcoming election.

October 09, 2011 12:00 am

Fate of Valpo war monument in limbo

VALPARAISO | A simple suggestion that Porter County's historical society might want to preserve a Civil War monument apparently has turned into a tale that it will be destroyed if it isn't moved.

September 27, 2011 2:15 pm

No Democratic mayoral candidate again in Valpo

VALPARAISO | For the second election in a row, there won't be a Democratic candidate for mayor on the city's November ballot.

July 05, 2011 8:00 pm

Valpo annexation looks like a Good idea

VALPARAISO | According to the numbers, the Good annexation will be good for the city.

June 30, 2011 6:10 pm

McCasland to run for Valpo mayor

VALPARAISO | Promising to be a full-time mayor if elected, former Valparaiso Councilman Bob McCasland announced Monday he will file Wednesday as an independent to challenge Mayor Jon Costas in the fall general election.

June 13, 2011 5:42 pm

Smith withdraws from Valpo ballot over residency

VALPARAISO | The troubled candidacy of Democrat Scott Smith for mayor came to an end Thursday when Smith officially withdrew because he doesn't live in the city.

May 13, 2011 4:30 pm

Valpo to get new fire chief

VALPARAISO | It appears Valparaiso will be getting a new fire chief.

March 23, 2011 9:15 pm

McCasland eyes Valpo mayor run as independent in fall

VALPARAISO | Bob McCasland announced by news release early Friday night his intention to run for Valparaiso mayor despite the close of the filing deadline for the May primary elections.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo's Mayor Costas announces bid for third term

VALPARAISO | Saying he delivered on the promises he made when he first ran seven years ago, Mayor Jon Costas announced Monday he still has work to do and will seek a third term.

February 07, 2011 7:30 pm
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