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Jack Arnett

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.

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Grand Prix brings $1.5 million to LaPorte

LAPORTE | The amount of money this year's Maple City Grand Prix rained down on LaPorte was up 50 percent over 2013.

June 23, 2014 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
LaPorte tourism chief trades barbs with Lake Co. counterpart

LaPorte tourism chief trades barbs with Lake Co. counterpart

The top tourism official in LaPorte County is throwing darts at Speros Batistatos, comparing the outspoken tourism official from Lake County to a famous comic known for getting laughs with insults.

September 11, 2013 4:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Batistatos wants no part of true regionalism

GUEST COMMENTARY: Batistatos wants no part of true regionalism

As head of the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau, I agree with your May 6 editorial calling for regional cooperation on tourism efforts. There’s already a viable seven-county organization, the Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission, that promotes tourism in our region.…

May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Jack Arnett

Jack Arnett

Jack Arnett is executive director of the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

May 15, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Invite regionalism to tourism efforts

The threat of legal action in the ongoing battle between the three Northwest Indiana tourism agencies shows how far out of control this situation has become.

May 06, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Remove fences, end tourism turf war

RICH JAMES: Remove fences, end tourism turf war

There are no walls, no checkpoints and no border guards asking for residency cards when you pass from Lake County into Porter County. The same can be said when you slip from Porter County into LaPorte County.

May 05, 2013 12:00 am
Regional tourism group names new president

Regional tourism group names new president

MICHIGAN CITY |  The board of northern Indiana’s official regional tourism organization unanimously named Jack Arnett, executive director of the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau, its new president.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Fireworks convention provides boost for LaPorte economy

LAPORTE | Broken windows at two homes were blamed on last week's fireworks shows at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds, but efforts to bring back a pyrotechnics convention remain at full throttle.

August 20, 2012 6:15 pm

Great Lakes Grand Prix events begin tonight

MICHIGAN CITY | Powerboat racing along the lakefront in Michigan City is becoming a tradition, and so are the activities each day leading up to the competition.

August 01, 2012 12:00 am
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