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GUEST COMMENTARY: After bitter campaign, it's time to govern

GUEST COMMENTARY: After bitter campaign, it's time to govern

It is difficult to adequately express how very honored and grateful I am to be overwhelmingly elected by the voters as Lake County surveyor for a sixth term on Nov. 6.

November 18, 2012 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

Times are tough, but there are opportunities

At 3 p.m. on Dec. 30, Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter administered the oath of office to me for another term as the Lake County surveyor.

January 20, 2009 12:00 am

Cid needs to put aside political, personal vendettas

After reading Councilwoman/Deputy Clerk Christine Cid's political diatribe and her misuse of the facts and attacks on me for her own personal agenda, I call on her to do the following things to help her through the budget process:

July 28, 2008 12:00 am

Temporarily using county's gas wasn't wise

I am in pain. I am mortified. I am puzzled. But more importantly, I feel so badly for my wife and my beloved son. My family is suffering terribly. The very highly regarded, extended Van Til family has to wonder about this too.

December 11, 2007 12:00 am

I'm sorry for my lapse in judgment

I am very sorry. I apologize to the people of Lake County for misusing their pickup truck a few times recently, by unthinkingly allowing my teenage son to drive it to school when my family had transportation problems.

November 09, 2007 12:00 am

Commissioners and I set aside our differences

I need to respond to Times writer Mark Kiesling's latest sarcastic screed that he masquerades as a fact-based opinion column, entitled, "Lake May Not Be Ready For Reform."

August 30, 2007 12:00 am

I'm being frugal, not spendthrift

Friday, I read a notice from the U.S. Department of Justice that Dallas, Texas, was forced to agree to spend $4.7 million and pay a penalty of $800,000 to "adequately fund and adequately staff" the city's clean stormwater activities.

July 18, 2006 12:00 am

Here's my side of story on what transpired

I need to correct the paragraph attributed to me in Tuesday's article about the Lake County officials meeting with U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky.

December 01, 2005 12:00 am

Turkey Creek development could be a model for cooperation

Lake County Surveyor

February 12, 1999 12:00 am

Guest Commentary. Lake County Democrats need large broom of

Finally, after too long, the winds of change are beginning to blow in the

May 19, 1996 12:00 am
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