Portage catcher Haley Hodges awaits a throw at the plate during a game against Lake Central. Hodges has been a major power source for the Indians, who play Saturday in the Class 4A Harrison (West Lafayette) Semistate.
Does the School Town of Munster really need to increase our taxes by 19.9 cents per $100 assessed valuation for the next seven years?
Many of you have recently read letters to the editor, emails and a variety of other communications that castigate the School Town of Munster for having an election on Tuesday, asking the constituency for a 19.9 cents levy for its schools. However, this year’s School Town of Munster tax rate …
Fuzzy math on the Hebron school referendum. A search of the Hebron school web page says it's a increase of 23.38 cents* on your property taxes.
Munster residents, vote no on Tuesday's referendum for these reasons:
On April 10, I lost my wife, Marla Fry, in a traffic accident as she left Union Center Elementary School. My wife, a master's-educated preschool teacher/director and professional artist, was an integral part of that school.
Voters in Hebron and Boone Township will be asked to approve a school referendum on Tuesday. Why should you vote yes for this measure?
Schererville Town Councilman Jerry Tippy suggests alternatives Tuesday to the Lake County income tax plan during a meeting of the Lake County Council.
Lake County Council members David Hamm, far left, and Elsie Franklin listen while fellow Councilman Jerome Prince, right, talks about the proposed 1.5 percent income tax on Lake County residents Tuesday morning during a council meeting at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
Lake County Council President Ted Bilski speaks during the public discussion portion of the council's meeting Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
The Lake County Council votes to approve the proposed 1.5 percent income tax on Lake County residents Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub calls the proposed 1.5 income tax mandated and unconstitutional during a County Council meeting Tuesday morning at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point. The council approved the measure 4-3.
Residents and officials attending the Lake County Council meeting Tuesday applaud Daniel Murchek, assistant county police chief and president of Lake County Police Association Local 72, following his remarks in support of the proposed 1.5 percent county income tax.
Democrat Laura Blaney and Jesse Harper watch election results at the Venue in Valparaiso. Blaney was up against Republican Mike Heinold for the Porter County Commissioner District 1 South seat.
Valparaiso - Democrat Laura Shurr Blaney talks to fellow Democrat Judge Bill Alexa at the Venue in Valparaiso, Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Portage Precinct 35 Inspector Dave Lasayko watches voters as they cast their ballots for the general election Tuesday.
Mandy Randall fills out a change of address form Tuesday at Portage Precinct 24 after learning she could not vote after moving from Hammond to Portage. Randall was told she could drive back to Hammond to cast her ballot.
Voters line up Tuesday at Portage Precinct 24 at the First Presbyterian Church.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday at Center Township Precincts 26 and 34 inside Valparaiso Fire Station 2.
Election Judge Laura Ott and Inspector John Mahoney count absentee ballots Tuesday at Center Township Precincts 34 and 26 inside Valparaiso Fire Station 2.
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