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MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

Most of us know of the "scared straight" programs. You know, where troubled youths visit with locked-up convicts, witness morgue autopsies or experience the fallout of any number of tragedies induced by lives of crime.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Emerson elected Lake County surveyor at caucus

Emerson elected Lake County surveyor at caucus

HAMMOND | Just moments after winning a contentious party battle Saturday to be named the new Lake County surveyor, Democrat Bill Emerson Jr. vowed to move forward.

January 04, 2014 6:05 pm Photos

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Van Til claims title 'Surveyor Emeritus' in goodbye letter to drainage officials

Van Til claims title 'Surveyor Emeritus' in goodbye letter to drainage officials

CROWN POINT | The business of Lake County's flood control is going on for the first time in 21 years without George Van Til at the helm.

December 18, 2013 7:00 pm

Sanchez to serve as interim Lake County surveyor

CROWN POINT | Gregory Sanchez is taking over as interim Lake County surveyor in the wake of his boss, George Van Til, resigning and pleading guilty to public corruption.

December 05, 2013 6:00 pm
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til arrives at the U.S. Federal Courthouse

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til arrives at the U.S. Federal Courthouse

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til, right, arrives Monday at the federal courthouse in Hammond with his attorney, Scott King.

May 20, 2013 12:02 pm
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til arrives at the U.S. Federal Courthouse

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til arrives at the U.S. Federal Courthouse

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til, right, arrives Monday, May 20, at the federal courthouse in Hammond with his attorney, Scott King.

May 20, 2013 12:02 pm

Lake County Council puts through E-911 call to Lowell

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said Tuesday he will have to live with a flawed merger of Lowell's E-911 services with the county police communications center.

March 12, 2013 6:00 pm

Lake County releasing government spending analysis Monday

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are slated to release a study early Monday analyzing county government's spending patterns during the last five years.

December 05, 2012 9:10 pm

Surveyor wants enhanced photo shoot for Lake County

CROWN POINT | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til says the county is ready for its close-up.

November 29, 2012 6:30 pm

It's time for Van Til to step aside in surveyor's race

With the latest revelations of Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's fundraising from the very employees and contractors that he has authority over — not to mention the now infamous FBI raid — isn't it time for Mr. Van Til to withdraw from the race and save Lake County the embarrassment of y…

August 05, 2012 12:00 am
VIDEO: Van Til's office raided

VIDEO: Van Til's office raided

Indiana State Police and the FBI raid Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's office.

June 05, 2012 4:09 pm
Surveyor Van Til's office raided

Surveyor Van Til's office raided

Closure signs are posted Tuesday on the office of Lake County Surveyor George Van Til, left, as Indiana State Police and the FBI confiscate computers and files.

June 05, 2012 3:30 pm
Van Til indicted for using public employees, resources for campaign work

Van Til indicted for using public employees, resources for campaign work

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til watches as Indiana State Police and the FBI raid his Crown Point office last year at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.

June 05, 2012 3:31 pm
George Van Til works the phones and tallies numbers

George Van Til works the phones and tallies numbers

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til listens on his cellphone as he tallies numbers Tuesday at Buddy & Pal's in Crown Point.

May 08, 2012 9:35 pm
George Van Til works the phones and tallies numbers

George Van Til works the phones and tallies numbers

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til takes a call as he tallies numbers Tuesday at Buddy & Pal's in Crown Point.

May 08, 2012 9:35 pm
George Van Til works the phones and tallies numbers

George Van Til works the phones and tallies numbers

Lake County Surveyor George Van Til takes a call as he tallies numbers Tuesday at Buddy & Pal's in Crown Point.

May 08, 2012 9:35 pm

Little Cal levee debate still roils

CROWN POINT | The Lake County surveyor said he remains concerned about potential legislation to pay for maintaining Little Calumet River levees, even though the possibility of annual property fees appears to have receded.

March 03, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Soliday's Little Calumet plan lacks discussion, solidarity

State Rep. Ed Soliday and his co-authors' push for their Little Calumet River maintenance tax is a classic example of how not to approach a problem in government.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am

Cops: Surveyor contractor confronted by family

LOWELL | The Lake County surveyor's efforts to improve flood control near Lowell created a brief standoff with a property owner, police said.

January 20, 2011 12:00 am

Beavers gnaw on county drain budget

CROWN POINT | Beavers, pack your bags.

December 30, 2010 12:00 am
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