No money for the animal shelter or 911 and Porter County Auditor Bob Wichlinski gets thrown under the bus for not only doing what was asked but also saving the county $250,000? What gives, is he too efficient?
Growing up, did you ever call your parents mean or heartless for buying you off-brand shoes or jeans instead of a pair of Nikes and Levi's?
State Rep. Rick Niemeyer was trying to save county government some money with House Bill 1101. But those savings would have come at the public's expense.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has selected state Rep. Suzanne Crouch, R-Evansville, to replace Dwayne Sawyer as Indiana's state auditor.
The abrupt resignation of Indiana state Auditor Dwayne Sawyer on Tuesday prompts us to remember that office will be on the ballot next November.
VALPARAISO | It was a bad year for bad debts in 2011 for the city's water utilities.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have no reservations about going after homeowners doubling as hoteliers for past due innkeeper taxes.
Porter County residents with mailing addresses in other counties listed on their driver's license can now drop off animals at the county shelter, but bring a backup proof of address, just in case.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House voted 96-0 Tuesday to financially punish LaPorte County for its long-delayed property tax bills.
CROWN POINT | An 11-year labor of love paid off for a Crown Point couple when their nearly 100-year-old home became the latest in the city to be added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Two Lake County sheriff's officers named as targets in a federal investigation oversaw a department discretionary fund that went nearly unchecked in the past several years.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers who determine property values for tax purposes could no longer serve as representatives for taxpayers challenging their assessments under legislation approved 48-0 by the Indiana Senate on Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til is defending his house's property tax exemption against an attack by a hostile neighbor.
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