VALPARAISO | The new Center Township trustee and the board members will be paid less under the proposed 2015 budget introduced last week.
PORTAGE | Portage Township was named the Township of the Year this week by the Indiana Township Association.
HAMMOND | A former deputy trustee for LaPorte County's Michigan Township pleaded not guilty Friday to three counts of failure to file a federal tax return.
Sometimes it doesn't matter how the right thing occurs — as long as it does.
First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.
You better watch what and who you "Like" on Facebook. You never know who might use a simple tap of the mouse against you.
Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin keeps driving home the need for the very state law she seeks to relegate to the scrapyard.
CENTER TOWNSHIP | For the first time in 33 years, Center Township will have a new trustee.
Using claims of racism — a true scourge on society — as a shield against good fiscal governance is deplorable. So is wasting taxpayer money to legally defend the waste of the same taxpayer money.
The legislation that enables Griffith to exit Calumet Township is acceptable, but realize that this is a Band-Aid and not a permanent solution.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate passed several House-approved legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers Tuesday that are now headed to Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto. They include:
INDIANAPOLIS | Using the power of his new job to improve the work product of his old one, state Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, won committee approval Thursday for a proposal changing the meeting date for consideration of a mandatory township report.
HEBRON | A Hebron man and his wife are very grateful this Thanksgiving because of the generosity of scores of people who helped them get back on the road, so to speak.
GARY | The Calumet Township board voted 2-1 this week to approve a $10.2 million budget for 2013.
Griffith officials aren't giving up on their quest for relief from Calumet Township's heavy tax burden. Nor should they. But state lawmakers need to look at the bigger picture, not just Griffith's situation.
HAMMOND | The North Township trustee has assumed ownership of Hammond's troubled Oak Hill Cemetery, vowing to restore honor to previously neglected grave sites without major taxpayer expense.
As the Indiana General Assembly considers proposals to streamline local government, it should look at not just how to deliver fire protection in rural areas — a township responsibility — but also how to deliver Emergency Medical Service in those areas.
State Board of Accounts auditors and the Indiana attorney general's office are following up -- as they should -- on the former township trustee and her deputy in LaPorte County's Michigan Township, who are accused of spending more than $100,000 in excess salaries and unauthorized bonuses and…
INDIANAPOLIS | State auditors demanded Tuesday the former trustee and deputy trustee of Michigan Township in LaPorte County repay more than $100,000 in excess salary and unapproved spending they oversaw between 2007 and 2010.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Portage Township is making efforts to go a little greener and reduce energy costs.
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