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GOP won't oppose seven Dem incumbents this fall

CROWN POINT | Republicans have opted not to oppose six incumbent Democratic elected officials this fall.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Ross Democrats pick their favorites in May 26 primary

MERRILLVILLE | Lake County's incumbent and veteran politicians got most of the love from the Merrillville Democratic precinct organization during its recent candidates night.

April 29, 2014 11:20 am

Dems endorse candidates for May 6

LAKE STATION | The combined Lake Station, New Chicago and Hobart Township Democratic precinct organization endorsed the re-election of most incumbent officials in next month's primary.

April 21, 2014 8:45 pm
Griffith man makes tax officials pay for bad home assessment

Griffith man makes tax officials pay for bad home assessment

GRIFFITH | Edward Trzupek's bilevel may look modest from the street, but it has loomed much larger in the eyes of the tax man.

March 23, 2014 8:38 pm

Highland and Griffith Democrats back most incumbents

Most incumbent Lake County officials won endorsements recently from Highland and Griffith Democratic precinct committeemen.

March 15, 2014 7:15 pm

It will be incumbent on dozens of Lake officials to run again in 2014

CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.

January 04, 2014 5:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Amid government stumbles, remember successes

Amid all the angst over, the Obamacare signup website, there are successful examples locally of making interaction with government easier by doing more online.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Dominguez needs more than a smile to win

RICH JAMES: Dominguez needs more than a smile to win

Former Lake County Sheriff Roy Dominguez is suggesting there is a hew and cry for him to run for county auditor.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Hatcher no doubt smiling on plethora of black county candidates

RICH JAMES: Hatcher no doubt smiling on plethora of black county candidates

It was a good 30 years ago when Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher and the city’s precinct organization bolted from the county Democratic convention.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Term limits kick out good people, too

RICH JAMES: Term limits kick out good people, too

Lake County Auditor Peggy Holinga Katona and Treasurer John Petalas hope to swap offices next year.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am

Clay remembered as a political warrior

Tributes to the late Rudolph "Rudy" Clay poured in Tuesday at the announcement of his death at age 77.

June 04, 2013 2:17 pm

McDermott prepares for four more years at helm of Democratic Party

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. can comfortably settle in for four more years as Lake County Democratic party boss.

February 20, 2013 7:15 pm Photos




Lake auditor grants reprieve for late homestead filers

CROWN POINT | Lake Auditor Peggy Katona said Monday she will give homeowners until the end of January to file paperwork needed to retain their property tax credits.

December 31, 2012 11:30 am

EDITORIAL: Short-term rentals qualify houses as inns

Today's topic is the ins and outs of inns. Or, to put it another way, should short-term home rentals be subject to the innkeeper's tax?

December 11, 2012 12:00 am

Tax holiday over for waterfront rental homes, tourism chief says

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have no reservations about going after homeowners doubling as hoteliers for past due innkeeper taxes.

December 05, 2012 8:10 pm

Innkeeper tax wave may crash on lakeshore homes

CROWN POINT | A wave of taxes may soon crash on Lake County residents who are peddling their homes as waterfront retreats.

December 04, 2012 7:00 pm

Tardy homeowners face bigger tax bite

CROWN POINT | Some 38,000 Lake and Porter county homeowners have only a few weeks left to avoid a large property tax increase in 2013 by completing their homestead verification forms.

November 13, 2012 8:45 pm

State auditors say some numbers don't add up for Lake officials

CROWN POINT | The Indiana State Board of Accounts is scolding some Lake County officials for sloppy bookkeeping and failure to promptly distribute taxes to cities, towns and township government agencies.

October 01, 2012 12:00 am

Lake County officials promote new online tax sale

CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas and Auditor Peggy Katona are urging the public to get online for their upcoming tax sale.

August 10, 2012 9:00 pm

Lake County commissioners pursue tax auction cheats

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners want to bring the gavel down on deceptive bidders at their tax sales.

April 05, 2012 12:00 am
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