CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin no longer needs to provide her pre-primary election campaign finance reports to the Lake County Election Board after that group voted unanimously Tuesday to dismiss the issue.
Sometimes it doesn't matter how the right thing occurs — as long as it does.
GARY | The Calumet Township trustee has dropped a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 state law that could cut millions in assistance to Gary's neediest residents and let the town of Griffith leave the township.
GARY | Residents who repeatedly demand assistance from the Calumet Township Trustees' office will now need appointments to be served.
First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.
GARY | In the shadow of a siege by federal law enforcement and state and local lawmakers, the Calumet Township trustee's office is poised to receive a new leader in 2015.
Speculation in Lake County Democratic circles prior to a primary election is all about voter turnout.
CROWN POINT | Maybe it's the uniform, but Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is the most attractive candidate on the ballot to political donors.
The race for the Democratic nomination for Calumet Township trustee pits incumbent Mary Elgin against Gary Councilwoman Kimberly Robinson. This is one of those races you should watch — and you'll definitely want to watch the video of our endorsement interview with the two candidates.
HAMMOND | The clanking of shackles around wrists and ankles of elected officials charged with public corruption sends a sensory message, whether intended by law enforcement or not.
Incumbent Mary Elgin and Kim Robinson are the candidates (D) for Calumet Township Trustee.
GARY | FBI and IRS agents raided the Calumet Township trustee's office Thursday, removing several boxes of evidence and at least one computer as part of a federal investigation of the office.
Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin
As our township continues working to achieve taxpayer savings by reducing the demand for township assistance, it is important that township stakeholders be accurately informed. This column is designed to correct inaccurate impressions recently propagated about Calumet Township.
Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin, a north Lake County Democrat, isn't the only region official opening herself to scrutiny by creating a perception of using taxpayer resources for personal benefit.
Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin
Most incumbent Lake County officials won endorsements recently from Highland and Griffith Democratic precinct committeemen.
Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin is running for re-election, but she's not running from controversy. Neither should Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin talks with The Times' Doug Ross and Crista Zivanovic for the March 6 edition of the Roundtable.
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