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Laporte County Council

LaPorte County Home could be in jeopardy

LAPORTE | For over 100 years, the LaPorte County Home has been a shelter for the homeless, but its future now appears in serious jeopardy.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

LaPorte, Michigan City courthouses to undergo massive renovations

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Council this week approved borrowing more than $6 million to complete extensive restoration to courthouses in LaPorte and Michigan City.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am

LaPorte commissioner criticized for late tax payment

LAPORTE | The president of the LaPorte County Board of Commissioners is being criticized for not paying his tax bill on time.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Get buses rolling for entire region

The LaPorte County Council is struggling with how to provide bus service for the elderly and infirm, now that the LaPorte County Council on Aging's severe funding issues have become an emergency. That's only a brief snapshot of a bigger picture.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

LaPorte council to decide on money for service agency next month

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Council is not sold on using tax dollars to keep alive rides to the doctor and other services for hundreds of elderly and disabled.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
LaPorte County official blasts police on Facebook after receiving speeding ticket

LaPorte County official blasts police on Facebook after receiving speeding ticket

A member of the LaPorte County Council blasted a county police officer on Facebook for a speeding ticket he received, and later removed the post and replaced it with an apology.

March 06, 2014 5:30 pm

Ratliff enters 4th District LaPorte Co. council race

Democrat Ross Ratliff announced his bid for the 4th District LaPorte County Council seat early Monday.

January 13, 2014 8:22 am

LaPorte County will repay borrowed casino money

LAPORTE | Riverboat funds used to operate LaPorte County government during the several years it took to finish the property tax reassessments will be paid back.

July 23, 2013 6:00 pm

LaPorte County Jail floor reopened

LAPORTE | A partial shutdown of the LaPorte County Jail is over now that a heated squabble about money has been settled.

November 18, 2012 6:30 pm

LaPorte sheriff blames funding dispute for jail disruption

LAPORTE| LaPorte County Sheriff Mike Mollenhauer is pointing blame at the county council for a disruption among inmates at the jail that resulted in some offenders being shocked with an electric stun gun.

September 25, 2012 5:30 pm
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