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Election board dismisses all complaints against McDermott re-election campaign

Election board dismisses all complaints against McDermott re-election campaign

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Elections and Registration on Thursday dismissed all three allegations of election law violations filed by Munster Republican Eric Krieg against the re-election campaign of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.

December 12, 2013 2:00 pm Photos

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McDermott brands election complaint as empty speculation

McDermott brands election complaint as empty speculation

CROWN POINT | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is asking Lake County elections officials to dismiss a complaint about campaign payments to his wife, Marissa McDermott.

December 11, 2013 1:45 pm Photos

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RICH JAMES: Krieg is Lake GOP's unofficial mud-thrower

RICH JAMES: Krieg is Lake GOP's unofficial mud-thrower

Eric Krieg has every right to speak his mind. It would just be nice if he would get something right once in a while.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop pushing regionalization, E-911 consolidation efforts

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop pushing regionalization, E-911 consolidation efforts

Times executive editor Bill Nangle, chief propagandist for the One Region organization, can't even make it through half his column in support of the E-911 fiasco without pulling the race card.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop the STOP Team

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stop the STOP Team

The Times propaganda machine has come out in support of the “STOP Team," a scheme where suburban police officers are used to patrol north Lake County cities. I’d like to say stop, and let’s examine if the STOP Team is a good idea.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Critics question surveyor's investigation of Dyer flooding

DYER | Republicans unleashed a torrent of criticism Wednesday on the handling of an investigation by the Lake County surveyor's office into a collapsed flood wall on Plum Creek in Dyer.

August 07, 2013 6:00 pm
Lake income tax unlikely to survive expected veto

Lake income tax unlikely to survive expected veto

CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, said Tuesday she won't rescue the county income tax if it's vetoed later this week.

May 07, 2013 3:45 pm

Lake income tax vaguely promises property tax relief

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials insist a local income tax scheduled for a vote Monday would bring property tax relief — but not to all and not a dollar-for-dollar reduction.

May 04, 2013 8:45 pm

Lake officials keep V-Mad on the job

CROWN POINT | Lake County drainage officials voted Wednesday to maintain two contracts they have with a Lowell-based contractor who has been under fire.

November 21, 2012 3:45 pm

MARK KIESLING: Save the shovels for snow, not political mud

Look at some of the dirt these politicians have dragged into your house. You'd think they were born in a barn.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am

GOP candidate vows to be full-time surveyor

CROWN POINT | The Republican candidate for Lake County surveyor announced Wednesday he will resign as an engineer for the BP Whiting refinery if elected in Tuesday's general election.

October 31, 2012 9:19 am

MARK KIESLING: If you can't do the time, don't do the job

There are 24 hours in a day, eight of which we spend asleep, but apparently some candidates for public office feel they can jam the 16 remaining hours with two full-time jobs.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am

Surveyor candidates make more waves

CROWN POINT | The Lake County surveyor and his re-election challenger traded another flurry of accusations.

October 29, 2012 8:30 pm

Full time on the public dime?

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til was so annoyed at his Republican challenger recently, he unleashed the worst insult he could think of.

October 27, 2012 8:00 pm

Candidates for surveyor spar over need for full-time hours, professional credentials

CROWN POINT | Veteran Lake County Surveyor George Van Til, a Democrat, says his job can't be done in the time proposed by Republican challenger Eric Krieg.

October 26, 2012 8:45 pm

Lake drainage contracts are now bonded

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have financial guarantees from all contractors currently working flood control projects, as required by state law, a county attorney said.

October 20, 2012 6:30 pm

Van Til unloads on his critics

CROWN POINT | An independent investigation has refuted claims of impropriety in the Lake County surveyor's office, Surveyor George Van Til said Friday.

October 20, 2012 5:47 pm

Lake County Democrats ahead in fall election fundraising

CROWN POINT | Most of Lake County's Democratic candidates are winning the battle of the bulging election war chests, campaign finance reports released Friday show.

October 19, 2012 7:30 pm

Lake surveyor and drainage officials berated by candidate

CROWN POINT | Accusations of bid-rigging, official negligence and political smear campaigns broke like a storm Wednesday morning over Lake County drainage board meetings.

October 17, 2012 7:45 pm

GOP candidate demands FBI and State Board of Accounts probes

CROWN POINT | A Republican candidate for Lake County surveyor is now calling for the FBI and the State Board of Accounts to investigate two flood control projects.

September 26, 2012 8:25 pm
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