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Four county candidates remain unopposed for the fall

VALPARAISO | It appears four candidates seeking countywide office will likely face no opposition this fall after a Thursday deadline passed without opposition being appointed by local party chairs.

July 03, 2014 2:00 pm

Wilkie elected to Portage Township Advisory Board

PORTAGE | Lori Wilkie will replace Andy Maletta on the Portage Township Advisory Board.

May 30, 2014 12:05 pm

Porter County Republicans deny involvement in smear postcard

VALPARAISO | Porter County Republicans are denying involvement in a postcard slamming a Democratic candidate.

May 09, 2014 7:58 pm

Democratic caucus to pick Kouts council member

KOUTS | The town's three Democratic precinct committeemen will meet at 6 p.m. March 20 at Town Hall to choose someone to fill the at-large council term of Orville Jefferson.

March 11, 2013 8:00 pm
Voter turnout in Porter County rivals that of four years ago

Voter turnout in Porter County rivals that of four years ago

Voting was brisk throughout Porter County on Tuesday, with many reporting lines at polling places before they opened at 6 a.m.

November 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Early voting begins Monday

VALPARAISO | After months of hearing about the contentious GOP presidential primary race, local voters will have their first chance to go to the polls Monday.

April 07, 2012 6:00 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

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

EDITORIAL: Don't let residency controversy linger

Only in the crazy world of politics could a man living in Lowell run for mayor of Valparaiso.

April 29, 2011 12:00 am

Third Portage mayoral candidate on Democratic ballot

PORTAGE | John Barlow may be the third candidate to file to run for mayor on the Democratic ticket, but being a Democrat wasn't his first choice.

February 22, 2011 12:00 am

Caucus set to replace Clancy

PORTAGE | The Democrat party has set a caucus to elect a replacement to the Portage City Council District 2 seat.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am
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