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WILLIAM NANGLE: Region needs cooperation, compromise

WILLIAM NANGLE: Region needs cooperation, compromise

Twice last week the message of cooperation and compromise could be heard across the region.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Martinez exhibits dedication, leadership

WILLIAM NANGLE: Martinez exhibits dedication, leadership

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of periodic columns based on interviews with Northwest Indiana leaders.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WILLIAM NANGLE: What fate awaits Langbehn in pursegate?

WILLIAM NANGLE: What fate awaits Langbehn in pursegate?

What fate awaits Jeff Langbehn in what some are calling pursegate?

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Amid all this water, drink in luckiness

WILLIAM NANGLE: Amid all this water, drink in luckiness

Water everywhere. That’s the picture in Northwest Indiana. And yet we take Lake Michigan pretty much for granted.

August 29, 2014 12:42 pm
Annual Auburn weekend puts spotlight on collector cars

Annual Auburn weekend puts spotlight on collector cars

AUBURN, Ind. | Thousands of classic car buffs will converge on the tiny town of Auburn in northeast Indiana this weekend.

August 25, 2014 2:17 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Babcock is a top NWI cheerleader

WILLIAM NANGLE: Babcock is a top NWI cheerleader

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of columns based on interviews with Northwest Indiana leaders.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WILLIAM NANGLE: Illiana Expressway will enhance development

WILLIAM NANGLE: Illiana Expressway will enhance development

Northwest Indiana is missing out on economic opportunities.

August 12, 2014 3:30 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Amen to cops vs. church flag football fundraiser

WILLIAM NANGLE: Amen to cops vs. church flag football fundraiser

We are all familiar with the doctrine that separates church and state. Well, in Crown Point the line will be a bit blurry Sunday, Sept. 14. That’s when members of the First United Methodist Church will take on officers of the Crown Point Police Department in a game of flag football.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Stahura makes things happen in Whiting

WILLIAM NANGLE: Stahura makes things happen in Whiting

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of periodic interviews with individuals providing leadership in Northwest Indiana.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Man of many hats, Costas leads Valpo to new heights

WILLIAM NANGLE: Man of many hats, Costas leads Valpo to new heights

Jon Costas is a man of many titles. Among them, Valparaiso mayor, musician, lawyer, athlete, church deacon, restaurateur and family man.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: No lazy summer days for Valpo's Sen. Charbonneau

WILLIAM NANGLE: No lazy summer days for Valpo's Sen. Charbonneau

Summer is seen by most as a time of relaxation. A time to vacation. A time to fire up the grill and enjoy the outdoors.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott looked $40K gift horse in mouth

WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott looked $40K gift horse in mouth

The saga of Thomas McDermott Jr. continues.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake County should sue E-911 holdouts

WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake County should sue E-911 holdouts

As if enough hasn’t been said, I’d like to weigh in on Lake County’s 911 debacle.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Solid waste district forming a solid plan?

WILLIAM NANGLE: Solid waste district forming a solid plan?

Perhaps there is life after death. That's what might be happening with the Lake County Solid Waste Management District.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Red tape can strangle good ideas

WILLIAM NANGLE: Red tape can strangle good ideas

Northwest Indiana is awash in bureaucracy. It threatens many projects vital to the region's future.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky is NWI's champion in Congress

WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky is NWI's champion in Congress

Thirty years is a long time for most anything. Serving in Congress that long is extraordinary.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: I've stepped down, but I'm sticking around

WILLIAM NANGLE: I've stepped down, but I'm sticking around

We have all heard the phrase “parting is such sweet sorrow.”

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: We're pushing for positive changes in region

WILLIAM NANGLE: We're pushing for positive changes in region

Northwest Indiana stands on the threshold of positive change. The winds of change are clearly at work as we enter 2014. Many a progressive program is at work here.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WILLIAM NANGLE: Chefs serve up regional unity for charity

WILLIAM NANGLE: Chefs serve up regional unity for charity

For as long as I can recall, thinking and acting regionally has been advocated for Northwest Indiana.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

WILLIAM NANGLE: Emergency responders can be counted on

When tragedy strikes, emergency responders spring into action.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott shouldn't try to shoot down air show

WILLIAM NANGLE: McDermott shouldn't try to shoot down air show

Well, shut my mouth.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Safety is a reason to build the Illiana

WILLIAM NANGLE: Safety is a reason to build the Illiana

The public comment period for the proposed Illiana Expressway has ended.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: E911 rebellion smacks of elitism, racism

WILLIAM NANGLE: E911 rebellion smacks of elitism, racism

When is enough, enough? When silliness prevails and logic takes a back seat. That best describes the move to a central 911 service in Lake County.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Building NWI begins with building consensus

WILLIAM NANGLE: Building NWI begins with building consensus

It was like multiple ingredients blending in a mixing bowl.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Indiana must offer clear route to Cline bridge

WILLIAM NANGLE: Indiana must offer clear route to Cline bridge

Remember the Cline Avenue bridge?

October 06, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI is seeing a new Richie Daley now

WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI is seeing a new Richie Daley now

A few days have passed since Richie Daley lit a fire under Northwest Indiana’s community leaders.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Arnett's isolationist position is what's wrong with the region

WILLIAM NANGLE: Arnett's isolationist position is what's wrong with the region

Jack Arnett is a prime example of what’s wrong in Northwest Indiana.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: An apology for poor judgment

WILLIAM NANGLE: An apology for poor judgment

A shortage of common sense is often reflected by an act of poor judgment.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Don't slight NWI on Illiana considerations

WILLIAM NANGLE: Don't slight NWI on Illiana considerations

The truth behind Chicago resistance to development of an Illiana Expressway came into focus last week.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Three mayors' vision improving their communities

WILLIAM NANGLE: Three mayors' vision improving their communities

Three cities. Three mayors. One goal.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Gary shows signs of progress under new mayor

WILLIAM NANGLE: Gary shows signs of progress under new mayor

So much has been written about crime in Gary.

August 18, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake's solid waste board is wasting time

WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake's solid waste board is wasting time

You would think $5 million a year could buy a lot.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs better roads, not NIMBY detours

WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs better roads, not NIMBY detours

The temporary closure of U.S. 30 in Dyer earlier this month got me to thinking.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE:  New tax revenue must not fuel gravy train

WILLIAM NANGLE: New tax revenue must not fuel gravy train

We start paying a Lake County income tax in October.

May 19, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: How will county get money to pay for its needs, state mandates?

WILLIAM NANGLE: How will county get money to pay for its needs, state mandates?

Where will the money come from?

May 05, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Let math, not politics, rule on tax debate

WILLIAM NANGLE: Let math, not politics, rule on tax debate

The fray over how to fund government in Lake County has taken a definite political plunge.

April 17, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Make judges follow merit selection law

WILLIAM NANGLE: Make judges follow merit selection law

Justice appears to be running amuck in Indiana.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Leaders continue to emerge in Northwest Indiana

WILLIAM NANGLE: Leaders continue to emerge in Northwest Indiana

It’s people who make Northwest Indiana special.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky's listening, not just talking

WILLIAM NANGLE: Visclosky's listening, not just talking

Mark Lopez is the warm-up act. Pete Visclosky is the star.

January 22, 2013 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Mark Kiesling was a newsman’s newsman

WILLIAM NANGLE: Mark Kiesling was a newsman’s newsman

Northwest Indiana has lost its voice of conscience with the passing of Mark Kiesling.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Some want government to be an employment agency

WILLIAM NANGLE: Some want government to be an employment agency

It appears the idea of government existing to create jobs is alive and well in Lake County

December 12, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Regional leadership needed for regional bus service

WILLIAM NANGLE: Regional leadership needed for regional bus service

Keep ‘em rollin’, rollin’ ...

November 04, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Intrigue over NIRPC boss hasn't let up

WILLIAM NANGLE: Intrigue over NIRPC boss hasn't let up

Maybe I was wrong. Maybe not.

October 25, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Crash course in NWI politics for NIRPC applicant

WILLIAM NANGLE: Crash course in NWI politics for NIRPC applicant

Dear Mr. Tyson Warner,

October 23, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake County Council must be willing to adopt income tax

WILLIAM NANGLE: Lake County Council must be willing to adopt income tax

This column will not help my popularity.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Wake up from lengthy trash-to-ethanol dream

WILLIAM NANGLE: Wake up from lengthy trash-to-ethanol dream

Watch for the blame game to begin.

October 02, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Has Pence written off Northwest Indiana?

WILLIAM NANGLE: Has Pence written off Northwest Indiana?

Don’t look for Mike Pence in Northwest Indiana any time before Election Day.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Gregg, Pence need to commit to Cline bridge

WILLIAM NANGLE: Gregg, Pence need to commit to Cline bridge

Is there a game being played with rebuilding the Cline Avenue Bridge?

September 09, 2012 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Cedar Lake evolves from Cedartucky to lakeside resort

WILLIAM NANGLE: Cedar Lake evolves from Cedartucky to lakeside resort

The rays of red and yellow danced on Cedar Lake as the sun set Saturday evening.

August 29, 2012 12:00 am

Lee Spirit Award Narrative for nominee Marc Chase, Times of Northwest Indiana

What began in fall 2010 as an in-depth reporting effort to tell the stories of Northwest Indiana’s contributions and sacrifices during the Civil War has become a major ongoing historical preservation and tourism initiative spearheaded by Times Investigative Editor Marc Chase.

August 28, 2012 12:00 am
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