Justin Elpers

Non-Profit Cuts to be Considered

Mar 9, 2020

The Evansville City Council is expected to consider measures Monday evening that would reduce city funding for local non-profits. 

Priorities Differ for New Council Members

Nov 6, 2019
Steve Burger / WNIN

Now that the 2019 election is over, attention turns to how the winners of the various races will govern.


Republican Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke breezed to a third term, while Democrats took seven of the nine city council seats in Tuesday’s city election. 

Winnecke won more than 80 percent of the vote, easily defeating Independent Steven Ary and Libertarian Bart Gadau.

Democrats did not nominate a candidate for mayor, but they won five of the six city council ward seats and two of the three at-large seats.

Evansville City Council Vows To Expand Renewable Energy

Mar 11, 2019
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The Evansville city council is vowing to reduce the city’s carbon footprint. A non-binding resolution passed Monday night calls on the city to use only renewable energy for all of its operational needs by 2050.

Elpers Reports Online Threats

Feb 25, 2019

An Evansville City Councilman says he was threatened on social media.