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Candidates for Indiana Rep – District 15

Candidates for Indiana Rep – District 15

Incumbent Hal Slager (R) and candidate Jim Wieser (D) discuss their goals and qualifications with The Times Editorial Board.

October 22, 2014 10:32 am
Candidates for Indiana Rep. – District 15

Candidates for Indiana Rep. – District 15

Incumbent Hal Slager (R) and candidate Jim Wieser (D) discuss their goals and qualifications with The Times Editorial Board.

October 21, 2014 3:28 pm

The great debate ... when everyone is present

CROWN POINT | Lake voters have dozens of choices to make in the Nov. 4 general election, but some question whether they have enough opportunity to comparison shop among opposing candidates.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Candidates shouldn't shy away from face-offs

DOUG ROSS: Candidates shouldn't shy away from face-offs

Politics is a sport, I like to say. But what kind of sport is it when the opponents don't want to face off against each other?

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

State auditor candidate wants to be watchdog of Indiana finances

SCHERERVILLE | According to a Democratic candidate for Indiana state auditor, corruption in Indiana government costs taxpayers millions of dollars.

September 05, 2014 6:00 pm
Lake judge denies stay in right-to-work case, law is unconstitutional

Lake judge denies stay in right-to-work case, law is unconstitutional

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras has rejected Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras postpone his decision finding Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional.

August 20, 2014 6:15 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Democrats support efficient voting practices

GUEST COMMENTARY: Democrats support efficient voting practices

Contrary to the statements made in The Times' editorial this past Sunday, Lake County Democratic Election Board members, and its executive director, have been engaged, for the past four to six years, in significant cost-cutting measures relating to the conduct of elections in Lake County.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am

Singleton quarry hearing slated Wednesday

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board will meet 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Lake County Government Center auditorium for a public hearing on the proposed Singleton Stone quarry.

August 06, 2014 6:10 pm

Dems' plea? Save our precincts

CROWN POINT | Two more Democrats are adding their voices in opposition to a new state law that could eliminate precincts in the party's urban strongholds.

July 28, 2014 6:04 pm

Crown Point panel narrowly OKs Orchard View plat

CROWN POINT | The Orchard View Subdivision primary plat has barely made it out of the city's Plan Commission with a 4-3 vote and a list of conditions.

July 21, 2014 12:09 pm

Crown Point BZA gives duplexes a thumbs up

CROWN POINT | A plan to build 25 duplexes as part of the Orchard View Subdivision at 109th Avenue and Iowa Street was unanimously endorsed by the city's Board of Zoning Appeals recently.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Wieser announces primary run for Indiana House

SCHERERVILLE | A veteran behind-the-scenes counselor to Democratic Party figures will be out front this spring as a candidate for the state Legislature.

January 28, 2014 9:00 pm
RICH JAMES: McDermott wants Wieser to run against Slager

RICH JAMES: McDermott wants Wieser to run against Slager

Lake County Democratic Chairman Thomas McDermott Jr. wants Jim Wieser to run against state Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, in the 15th House District.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana Supreme Court declines to hear Lowell quarry case

Indiana Supreme Court declines to hear Lowell quarry case

INDIANAPOLIS | Backers of a proposed limestone quarry east of Lowell cleared a key legal hurdle Monday when the Indiana Supreme Court declined to review a lower court ruling that allowed the project to proceed.

October 07, 2013 3:45 pm Related

Lake County elections officials look into how woman voted twice in Munster

CROWN POINT | The Lake County election board is investigating how a woman managed to cast two votes this spring in the Munster school referendum.

July 16, 2013 6:45 pm
Only minor problems reported locally on Election Day

Only minor problems reported locally on Election Day

A few problematic poll workers and a handful of disqualified absentee ballots were among the hiccups in Lake County's Election Day, county officials said.

November 06, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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Misplaced machines create voter confusion in St. John Twp.

Election officials intend to find out how several voting machines designated for a polling place in the Lake Hills subdivision of St. John Township ended up at Clark Middle School in St. John, an elections attorney said Tuesday.

November 08, 2011 5:39 pm

Illegal flier depicts Hinojosa as gangster

HAMMOND | Sixth District Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojosa survived an illegal election day attempt to portray him as the boss of a crime syndicate in Hammond's Hessville neighborhood.

May 15, 2011 9:57 am
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