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Hackers make attempt to steal Portage city funds

PORTAGE | Security measures put in place by Portage prevented hackers from stealing nearly $100,000 in city funds last week.

July 08, 2014 1:15 pm

St. John clerk-treasurer sues Town Council

CROWN POINT | A Lake County judge Thursday urged warring St. John town officials to resolve their differences before taxpayers get a big legal bill.

November 21, 2013 8:00 pm

Early retirements of city employees net savings

PORTAGE | The buyouts of seven city employees last year has netted the city savings.

July 03, 2013 7:47 pm

Snedecor: Hobart remains fiscally sound despite lean buget

HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor's State of the City address highlighted the city's ability to remain fiscally sound despite a lean budget.

March 12, 2013 6:35 pm

Portage seeks to reset capital development tax rate

PORTAGE | The City Council will consider resetting the tax rate for the cumulative capital development fund.

February 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Lake Station city judge has supervisory rights returned after court ruling

LAKE STATION | City Judge Chris Anderson had his supervisory rights and court budget permanently returned to him following a court order issued Monday.

October 31, 2012 6:00 pm

Hobart's 2013 city budget expected to be a near repeat of this year

HOBART | The city's proposed 2013 budget and expected $2 million in cuts is a near repeat of last year's process, Clerk-Treasurer Deborah Longer said.

August 24, 2012 12:00 am

Hobart councilman suggests municipalities file suit against anti-nepotism law

HOBART | City Council members unanimously approved a state-mandated nepotism policy last week, but they made it clear they weren't pleased about the order.

June 24, 2012 8:45 pm

Portage clerk works to digitize files

PORTAGE | The City Council Ordinance Committee this week approved a recommendation that the city begin accepting digital signatures for records and documents.

June 23, 2012 8:31 pm

State finds minor glitches in Portage audit

PORTAGE | The Indiana State Board of Accounts audit of the city's books for the last year showed minor glitches regarding bank account reconciliations and paperwork.

June 22, 2012 7:15 pm

Clerk positions restored in Lake Station; firing no factor?

LAKE STATION | The City Council on Wednesday agreed to move two clerk positions back under the supervision of the city's clerk-treasurer.

June 13, 2012 9:35 pm

Portage's financial records now online

PORTAGE | Residents wanting to know where city funds are spent can now find out without taking a trip to City Hall.

May 16, 2012 7:15 pm

Portage budget remains in crisis

PORTAGE | The city's 2012 budget isn't looking any better.

April 07, 2012 10:00 pm

Clerk-treasurer employees to receive longevity pay

PORTAGE | The six full-time employees in the city's clerk-treasurer's office will begin receiving longevity pay.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am

Griffith gets new clerk-treasurer

GRIFFITH | A Town Council member is trading his seat for the clerk-treasurer's chair.

March 05, 2012 10:00 pm

City official looking to store records

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday approved a contract with Diversified Research and Development of Portage to store documents for the clerk-treasurer's office.

February 28, 2012 12:00 am
Stidham wins Portage clerk's race

Stidham wins Portage clerk's race

PORTAGE | Democrat Chris Stidham will be Portage's next clerk-treasurer.

November 09, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Incumbent Reno claims clerk-treasurer race in New Chicago

NEW CHICAGO | Incumbent Clerk-Treasurer Lori Reno on Tuesday defeated Independent challenger Philip O'Quinn by a three-to-one margin.

November 08, 2011 10:15 pm
Two challenge Smith for Ogden Dunes clerk-treasurer

Two challenge Smith for Ogden Dunes clerk-treasurer

OGDEN DUNES | Incumbent Donna Smith will face challenges Tuesday from Eric Kurtz and Jean Manna for the office of clerk-treasurer.

November 05, 2011 7:00 pm Photos


Lake Station to dedicate its new muncipal complex Thursday

LAKE STATION | The new Lake Station municipal complex will be dedicated at a 10 a.m. service Thursday.

October 19, 2011 9:15 pm
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