• Arts in the Park set for July 9, 10

    Arts in the Park set for July 9, 10

    LAPORTE | The music and fun doesn’t stop all summer as Arts in the Park brings smooth sounds, good artistry, and fresh poetry free of charge e…

    July 08, 2014 3:47 pm
  • Churches Come Together for Potluck and Baptism

    Churches Come Together for Potluck and Baptism

    LAPORTE | We are excited to announce that Temple Worship Center from Michigan City and Liberty Bible Church from LaPorte came together for a c…

    July 08, 2014 3:37 pm Photos

    Photos

  • Jessup honored with state leadership award

    Jessup honored with state leadership award

    LAPORTE | At the recent Indiana Leadership Association Conference in Indianapolis, Jim Jessup received the Marjorie Klinck Award, which is pre…

    July 07, 2014 5:19 pm

Community News

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small gro…

July 12, 2014 6:00 pm

Michigan City's lighthouse undergoing renovations

Michigan City's lighthouse undergoing renovations

MICHIGAN CITY | It's a symbol like no other for Michigan City and, perhaps, the entire region.

July 11, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

Photos

Former LaPorte County township official pleads not guilty to federal tax charges

HAMMOND | A former deputy trustee for LaPorte County's Michigan Township pleaded not guilty Friday to three counts of failure to file a federa…

July 11, 2014 1:53 pm

Man dies in Michigan City motorcycle crash

MICHIGAN CITY | A motorcyclist died Wednesday in a crash at the interchange at U.S. 20 and Ind. 212.

July 11, 2014 9:06 am

Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

INDIANAPOLIS | The seven statewide elected officials can use state property for campaign purposes, so long as they approve a policy statement …

July 10, 2014 12:18 pm Related

Coffee served at Barker Mansion on Saturday

MICHIGAN CITY | Barker Mansion will serve Coffee in The Garden  from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, this week and continuing throughout the summer…

July 10, 2014 12:05 am

LCA celebrates art at home for its annual fundraiser

LCA celebrates art at home for its annual fundraiser

MICHIGAN CITY | The annual ArtBash fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St.

July 10, 2014 12:05 am

Pancake breakfast planned Sunday

MICHIGAN CITY | The Michigan City Municipal Airport will be hosting its annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the ai…

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

State school board sidelines Ritz

INDIANAPOLIS | The members of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's State Board of Education seized total control of the school policy panel Wednesday …

July 09, 2014 6:30 pm Related

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Comcast closing Valparaiso office

Comcast cable subscribers in Valparaiso will soon be out of luck if they want to visit a physical store.

July 09, 2014 4:30 pm

NWI casinos experience more declines in revenue

Total revenues at Northwest Indiana’s five casinos dropped 8.4 percent in June, one of the worst declines since the first quarter of the year …

July 08, 2014 3:43 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Group tastes wine Thursday

MICHIGAN CITY | The Alzheimer's Association will host a free volunteer event at 4 p.m. Thursday at Shady Creek Winery, 2030 Tryon Road.

July 08, 2014 12:05 am

Two men arrested after fireworks accident

LONG BEACH | Two Illinois men could face charges for allegedly striking a child with a bottle rocket shot from a moving vehicle in Long Beach.

July 07, 2014 8:00 pm

How do you celebrate a 'miracle?' With lots of hugs

How do you celebrate a 'miracle?' With lots of hugs

MICHIGAN CITY | The grand marshal at Saturday's Michigan City Summerfest parade probably would rather have been catching frogs, but that's wha…

July 05, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

Photos

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

Most lawmakers in tune with Chamber of Commerce agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | If you picture the 150 members of the General Assembly as a choir, this year they sang their loudest hosannas for the business-…

July 04, 2014 8:00 pm Related

Pancakes, planes at annual breakfast event

MICHIGAN CITY | The Michigan City Municipal Airport will be hosting its annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 13 at the a…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

New cubs in spotlight at BBQ at Zoo

New cubs in spotlight at BBQ at Zoo

MICHIGAN CITY | BBQ at the Zoo is one of Washington Park Zoo's largest annual fundraisers featuring food, the magic of Matt Kalita, up-close m…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Veterans honored at Lake Etta luncheon

Veterans honored at Lake Etta luncheon

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Air power: Sullivan-Palatek engineering new solutions

Air power: Sullivan-Palatek engineering new solutions

MICHIGAN CITY | Workers at Sullivan-Palatek build air compressors that are used on construction sites, in oil rigs and at factories across the world.

July 03, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

Photos

Camp is a slam dunk for young diabetics

Camp is a slam dunk for young diabetics

SCHERERVILLE | The Slam Dunk for Diabetes Basketball Camp provides lessons on and off the court.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Mount Baldy survivor to be honored at Michigan City parade

MICHIGAN CITY | Nathan Woessner is now 7, but almost a year ago, he nearly died after getting trapped 11 feet deep into the Mount Baldy sand a…

July 02, 2014 7:15 pm

3 arrested in Michigan City school burglary police say

3 arrested in Michigan City school burglary police say

MICHIGAN CITY | Three Michigan City men were arrested Tuesday in connection with a burglary at Elston Middle School and AK Smith Career Center…

July 01, 2014 9:10 pm Photos

Photos

Westville man makes Top 10 Most Wanted list

MICHIGAN CITY | A man on the run for nearly a month since a large amount of homemade dynamite allegedly was found in his residence near Westvi…

July 01, 2014 5:20 pm

Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa Membership Luncheon

LAPORTE | The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber Membership Luncheon on Tuesday, July 29th, at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel &…

July 01, 2014 4:34 pm

LaPorte Co. man accidentally shoots himself in hand

MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City area man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the hand.

June 30, 2014 4:45 pm

Man pleads guilty in stabbing at Michigan City outlet mall

MICHIGAN CITY | A judge demanded more prison time for a man convicted of stabbing an elderly man who was defending his wife during an attempte…

June 27, 2014 4:43 pm

World Cup crowds prompt South Shore, Metra booze bans

Fans planning to take the South Shore to Chicago Thursday for the viewing party in Grant Park for the USA vs. Germany World Cup soccer match w…

June 26, 2014 6:54 am

Woman charged with trafficking at Indiana State Prison

Woman charged with trafficking at Indiana State Prison

MICHIGAN CITY | A South Bend woman was arrested Sunday at the Indiana State Prison after prison officials said she tried to pass synthetic mar…

June 25, 2014 2:00 pm

No fireworks in Michigan City this year

There will be no fireworks this year in Michigan City.

June 24, 2014 5:26 pm

Former marathon runner trims commute in new position

Former marathon runner trims commute in new position

Kevin Higdon set a Boston Marathon world record with his father and nearly made the U.S. Olympic team. The near lifelong Michigan City residen…

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue committee selects three names

HAMMOND | The Purdue University Unification Committee has settled on three proposed names for the unified Purdue University Calumet and Purdue…

June 20, 2014 5:45 pm

Man accused of murdering roommate to remain behind bars

LaAPORTE | The man accused of stabbing his elderly roommate and stuffing her body into a freezer was ordered to remain in jail without bond Friday.

June 20, 2014 5:17 pm

Unemployment holds steady in Indiana, falls in Illinois

Unemployment holds steady in Indiana, falls in Illinois

Indiana's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate remained flat at 5.7 percent last month, but joblessness crept up in Northwest Indiana.

June 20, 2014 12:45 pm

Former deputy township trustee accused of failing to file federal tax returns

HAMMOND | A former deputy trustee for Michigan Township in LaPorte County was indicted Wednesday on three counts of failure to file a federal …

June 19, 2014 8:30 pm

Man suing M.C. police, alleging excessive force, false arrest

HAMMOND | A man shot in the back during a police chase is suing Michigan City and one of its police officers.

June 19, 2014 8:15 pm

Michigan City murder suspect freed due to eavesdropping

MICHIGAN CITY | A suspect in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Michigan City woman has been freed after police allegedly eavesdropped on a c…

June 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Research vessel stops at EC Marina

Research vessel stops at EC Marina

EAST CHICAGO | The WG Jackson Great Lakes research vessel stopped in East Chicago Thursday as part of its 33-stop summer tour.

June 19, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

Photos

Mother files lawsuit in death of boy at day care center

LAPORTE | A lawsuit has been filed blaming a Michigan City day care center and its owner for the June 9 death of a 5-year-old boy.

June 18, 2014 4:02 pm

Midwest Metals expanding in Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY | Midwest Metal Products is expanding operations at the manufacturer's Michigan City facility, the Michigan City Economic Develo…

June 18, 2014 10:30 am

State police to investigate alleged eavesdropping at Michigan City Police Department

MICHIGAN CITY | Indiana State Police have agreed to investigate whether several Michigan City police investigators improperly overheard a conv…

June 17, 2014 8:16 pm

Hospitals earn top grade

Two local hospitals recently received A grades, which is the highest given, as a reflection of superior hospital safety.

June 17, 2014 12:15 pm

1 dead in wreck on Toll Road northeast of LaPorte

LAPORTE | One person was killed Sunday night after a car crossed a median and drove into the path of a semitrailer on the Indiana Toll Road, p…

June 15, 2014 9:15 pm

St. James hospitals pulled off the market

St. James hospitals pulled off the market

Less than a year after announcing it was seeking a buyer or partner for its Chicago Region properties, Franciscan Alliance has pulled them off…

June 15, 2014 5:30 am Photos

Photos

Lawsuit likely to be filed against day care

MICHIGAN CITY | The mother of a boy who accidentally hanged himself at Tricia's Playhouse day care in Michigan City has hired a law firm to lo…

June 13, 2014 8:15 pm

Warrant sweep leads to 23 arrests

MICHIGAN CITY | A warrant sweep on Friday led to the arrests of 23 individuals on outstanding warrants throughout Michigan City and LaPorte County.

June 13, 2014 8:15 pm

Hung jury in smugglng trial of corrections officer

MICHIGAN CITY | Prosecutors on Friday were undecided whether to re-try a case against a Valparaiso woman accused of smuggling drugs into a prison.

June 13, 2014 11:44 am

An afternoon of tea

An afternoon of tea

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Teachers exhibit their artwork at college gallery

Teachers exhibit their artwork at college gallery

HAMMOND | Art teachers not only open new worlds of creativity to their students, but are true artists in their own right. Calumet College of S…

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Autopsy: Boy accidentally hanged himself

MICHIGAN CITY | Authorities ruled Tuesday the death of a 5-year-old boy at a Michigan City day care facility was accidental.

June 10, 2014 9:00 pm

Cops: Man charged in abduction of woman

Cops: Man charged in abduction of woman

MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City man was arrested Friday and has been charged in the abduction of a woman in Michigan City who was later releas…

June 10, 2014 2:15 pm


About Michigan City

Office of the Mayor

100 East Michigan Boulevard Michigan City, IN 46360
219.873.1400

Police Department

102 West Second Street Michigan City, IN 46360
219.874.3221

Fire Department

2510 East Michigan Boulevard Michigan City, IN 46360
219.873.1440

Parks and Recreation

100 E. Michigan Blvd. Suite 6
Michigan City, IN 46360
219.873.1506

Michigan City Area Schools

408 S. Carroll Avenue Michigan City, IN 46360
219.873.2000

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