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Hammond school district reassigns administrators, some teachers

Hammond school district reassigns administrators, some teachers

HAMMOND | In January, the School City of Hammond notified five administrators they would be lose their positions because their schools were failing.

June 16, 2014 1:00 am Related

Marriage, treasurer race divides GOP convention

FORT WAYNE | The party unity helping Hoosier Republicans win control of nearly every statewide elected office for the past decade is beginning to fracture.

June 07, 2014 1:49 pm
Former GOP official accused of voting as Dem

Former GOP official accused of voting as Dem

HAMMOND | Lake County Republicans say they are upset their one-time standard-bearer, George T. Janiec, voted as a Democrat in last month's primary.

June 05, 2014 7:12 pm
MARK KIESLING: Don't like the Lake County GOP? Then jump ship!

MARK KIESLING: Don't like the Lake County GOP? Then jump ship!

There is much sound and fury about Lake County GOP Chairwoman Kim Krull allegedly "falsifying" information about certain Republican candidates.

May 25, 2012 12:00 am

Krull wins Voter Vault challenge

State Republican Party officials have refused a petition to remove Lake County GOP Chairwoman Kim Krull.

May 23, 2012 6:30 pm

State board takes Voter Vault complaints under advisement

ST. JOHN TOWNSHIP | A three-member state Republican board heard nearly three hours of testimony related to the alleged misuse of the Lake County GOP database known as Voter Vault.

May 17, 2012 7:45 pm
Welcome to Republican fight night: Power struggles make local unity elusive

Welcome to Republican fight night: Power struggles make local unity elusive

CROWN POINT | Prospects appear bright for Lake County Republicans this spring. And political infighting in a once-moribund local party shows many active hopefuls are trying to garner power and influence for the first time in decades.

April 21, 2012 9:40 pm Photos

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State GOP to investigate Lake Voter Vault complaints

CROWN POINT | The state Republican organization is investigating whether someone within the Lake County GOP leadership mislabeled two Republican candidates as Democrats.

April 20, 2012 10:00 pm
Republican candidates claim they're victims of Voter Vault heist

Republican candidates claim they're victims of Voter Vault heist

CROWN POINT | Two Lake County Republican candidates claim someone has broken into an influential GOP database and stolen their political identities.

March 26, 2012 11:00 am Photos

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Hero blasts Lake GOP boss again

CROWN POINT | A dissident Republican continues to press his attack on his party's local leadership.

January 17, 2012 4:30 pm

GOP convention delegate allocations disputed

CROWN POINT | A disaffected Republican said Hammond, Highland, Munster, St. John and Schererville are being denied fair representation to the nomination of state party candidates.

January 12, 2012 1:50 pm
MARK KIESLING: Dems take care of business in Hammond, not in Munster

MARK KIESLING: Dems take care of business in Hammond, not in Munster

Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr.'s decisive victory might signal the death knell for the city's once-powerful opposition.

November 10, 2011 12:00 am
McDermott clinches third term in Hammond mayoral race

McDermott clinches third term in Hammond mayoral race

HAMMOND | Incumbent Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. threw a knockout punch in Tuesday's election against Republican challenger George Janiec, earning an unofficial 80 percentage points.

November 08, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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George T. Janiec

George T. Janiec

George T. Janiec

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
ENDORSEMENT: Hammond voters should re-elect McDermott

ENDORSEMENT: Hammond voters should re-elect McDermott

In Thomas McDermott Jr., Hammond residents have a mayor who often shoots from the lip. He can be abrasive. But he also has brought some remarkable improvements to Hammond.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Mayoral race replay of '07

HAMMOND | The Hammond mayoral election will be a rematch of 2007, with incumbent Democrat Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., facing opposition again from Republican challenger George Janiec.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am

Janiec is a proven fighter on property tax issues

According to the Indiana State Board of Accounts, Hammond is now $160 million in debt. Thirteen years and $500 million from the Horseshoe Casino, including a $14 million advance for the new clubhouse at Lost Marsh, and we're broke.

October 26, 2011 12:00 am

Van Til a no-show at Highland conservancy district meeting

HIGHLAND | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til did not attend a widely publicized conservancy district meeting Thursday night even though the Team Hammond Taxpayers Group claimed he would attend.

June 23, 2011 1:30 pm

Janiec opposes conservancy district

HAMMOND | Republican Mayoral candidate George Janiec sees a marriage between competing plans to fund Little Calumet River upkeep as the only way to ensure the river is maintained.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am

Republican candidates not united behind Janiec

HAMMOND | More than 70 percent of Republican voters in the May 3 mayoral primary voted for candidates other than victor George Janiec, and his three closest competitors aren't yet supporting his candidacy in November.

May 28, 2011 11:30 pm
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