ST. JOHN | In efforts to improve the town's chances of attracting new businesses, the Redevelopment Commission has approved revamping tax increment financing districts.
ST. JOHN | The town took the first steps Thursday toward borrowing $5.2 million it hopes to use to repave and rebuild at least 20 miles of badly neglected roads.
CROWN POINT | An Indiana Supreme Court justice halted selection of a new Lake County judge this week over criticism that local officials named too many women to the selection committee.
CROWN POINT | A St. John lawyer is challenging how Lake County picks its judges just as Gov. Mike Pence contemplates who he will name as the newest member of the county's judiciary.
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.
Mike Repay’s yard signs prior to the 2012 Lake County commissioner’s Democratic primary were emphatic — “No new taxes.”
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Commissioners refused Friday morning to veto a local income tax.
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.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board voted Tuesday to dismiss the final complaint that a successful 2011 campaign to raise taxes for new Lake Central school construction violated state election laws.
CROWN POINT | Lake County drainage officials voted Wednesday to maintain two contracts they have with a Lowell-based contractor who has been under fire.
CROWN POINT | Accusations of bid-rigging, official negligence and political smear campaigns broke like a storm Wednesday morning over Lake County drainage board meetings.
CROWN POINT | Two critics of Lake Central school officials continued their attack Monday on a successful 2011 campaign to raise taxes for new school construction, despite election board rulings rejecting most of their accusations of wrongdoing.
CROWN POINT | Lake drainage officials were hit Wednesday with a torrent of political debate between County Surveyor George Van Til and his opponents.
CROWN POINT | A political conservative blog has named Michael Neal, chairman of the Lake County Young Republicans, as one of the state's top political activists who is younger than 25.
CROWN POINT | County elections officials unanimously voted Tuesday to reject complaints that the Lake Central School Corp. violated election law.
There is much sound and fury about Lake County GOP Chairwoman Kim Krull allegedly "falsifying" information about certain Republican candidates.
State Republican Party officials have refused a petition to remove Lake County GOP Chairwoman Kim Krull.
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.
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.
An email from Lake Central School Corp.'s top official indicates district resources were used to push its voter referendum. But in a subsequent letter, the district denied an anti-referendum group access to the same resources.
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