VALPARAISO | After some hesitation, the Porter County Council agreed to approve Superior Court Judge Roger Bradford's request for $11,979 to pay for a new employee.
We're glad to see the feud over the value of Porter Regional Hospital settled.
As election results showed Michael Jessen mounting a bit of a lead for the District 4 Porter County Council race, County Council President Dan Whitten teased that he could start picking out furniture.
A budget that doesn't balance and the fate of the $160 million from the sale of Porter hospital are some of the major issues facing the winner of Tuesday's Republican primary battle between incumbent District 3 Porter County Councilwoman Karen Conover and Russell Barone.
If you're casting a Democratic ballot in Porter County on Tuesday, these endorsements won't mean much to you. That's because the only contested races for Porter County Council are all Republican.
Incumbent Karen Conover and Russell Barone are the candidates (R) for Porter County Council.
The overpayment of a Porter County maintenance employee, to the tune of nearly $17,000, has prompted a lot of finger-pointing among county officials wondering how this happened and how it went undetected so long.
CENTER TOWNSHIP | For the first time in 33 years, Center Township will have a new trustee.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Councilwoman Karen Conover, R-3rd, announced her intention Monday to seek re-election.
A new year brings new opportunities for Porter County government to get our budget challenges under control — if the County Council will act.
Who was the happiest person in Lake County Friday morning? I couldn't reach her by phone to verify this, but I'm pretty sure it was Christine Cid.
The Porter County Council did not shut down county Auditor Bob Wichlinski’s total quality management program as reported. A majority of councilmen are asking for accountability from the auditor for future expenditures. The minutes of the March 11 meeting reflect the same.
The Porter County Council's quest to hire a budget and finance specialist is misguided. If the council is looking to add to the payroll, though, there's a more pressing need.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council has a new president and vice president, after members voted 4-3 on Monday to oust their current leaders and elect new officers.
VALPARAISO | A fractured Porter County Council approved a $38 million budget for 2013 that relies on reserve funding.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Council President Dan Whitten is questioning the motives behind a proposal to strip his board of the newly charged task of reviewing and signing off on the budget for the Valparaiso Community School Corp.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council will have a proposed ordinance on its May 22 agenda that would offer some relief to residents who owe back taxes from homestead exemption violations.
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