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Bill Dolan bill.dolan@nwi.com, (219) 662-5328 A local judge is expected to rule within five weeks on the constitutionality of a state law that could drive five Lake County municipal council members from office. Background: Lake Superior Court Judge William E. Davis is weighing recent arguments for and against five city […]

Dan Carden dan.carden@nwi.com, (317) 637-9078 Updated Jun 28, 2016 While most Region residents probably have lost a few bucks at the boats over the past 20 years, ultimately they still are way ahead, thanks to taxes and other distributions paid by the casinos to local governments. How much? Between admission […]

Bill Dolan bill.dolan@nwi.com, (219) 662-5328 CROWN POINT — A split Lake County Board of Commissioners kept faith with troubled labor boss Randy Palmateer. In the face of criticism over Palmateer’s drunken driving arrest earlier this spring, the three-member county executive board reappointed him as their representative on the Northwest Indiana […]