Laporte County Indiana
HAMMOND | Lakes of the Four Seasons filmmaker Tre Manchester sought to bring the home-front struggles of the Civil War to life in the region debut of his short film Saturday.
Producer/Director John Hancock creates his own Harbor Country Oscar Buzz this weekend; @properties opens on Whittaker and I'm keeping faith in Stray Dog's resurrection.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
The recent approval by Porter County officials of a feasibility study to analyze possible renovations to the county's Expo Center and fairgrounds signals an important opportunity that tourism officials from the entire region should grasp.
Silver Beach in St. Joe for wine, dancing and ice-carving this weekend; pre-Valentine's Day couples' painting in St. John and legendary John Records Landecker at Bartlett's in April...and BB King too.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
A chocolate-soaked weekend in New Buffalo starts early with chocolate-covered bacon and goes late with infused wine and chocolate martinis and there is huge drama at Lubeznik on Friday and Sunday.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
Land and sea selections for this weekend include new and edgy photography by Susan K. Johnston; Michigan City's annual in-water boat show with Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel and the last chance to see the art and craftmanship of LaPorte's master papermaker Andrea Peterson.---Pat Colander, …
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.
Civil War re-enactment groups, including Lake County's 20th Indiana Infantry Co. B Living History Group, participated in the annual Civil War Railroad Days over the weekend at the Hesston Steam Museum in LaPorte County.
LAPORTE | Spectators will be able to see a Civil War "skirmish" today and Sunday at the Hesston Steam Museum's annual Civil War Railroad Days event.
There are undeniable connections between Northwest Indiana and Chicago.
Ten local municipalities will be among 13 in the state to receive electric vehicles manufactured in Elkhart this week.
The region's oldest arts cheerleader is alive and kicking at 75. Chalk up South Shore Arts' longevity to adaptability. The Munster-based nonprofit, the driving force behind art classes, exhibits and outreach programs in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties, remains a work in progress.
MICHIGAN CITY | On the corner of Michigan Boulevard and Carroll Street in front of a McDonald's and across the street from a pawn shop is a bronze historical marker.
LAPORTE | Another school year will have ended before former LaPorte High School volleyball coach Robert Ashcraft stands trial for sexual misconduct.
Cass Township is unique in Northwest Indiana. Nowhere else does the township government still run the school. Not only that, but Wanatah School is K-8. High school students must leave the township to find a high school that will accept them.
Plan to put that new year's diet on hold Jan. 27 when the American Federation of Chefs of Northwest Indiana team up with Northwest Indiana Adult Guardianship Services for a repeat of last year's "Adventures in International Cuisine" from 6 to 10 p.m. at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart.
Making a difference in their communities is a goal of the members of Northwest Indiana Ruff Ryders social club that consists of individuals who have come together with a love of many things, especially motorcycles.
LAPORTE | Questions were raised Wednesday about the mental state of a Vietnam veteran who is a suspect in a Wanatah bar stabbing.
Road conditions continued to improve Tuesday across Northwest Indiana after three days of snow, wind and ice, but police continued to urge motorists to be cautious -- especially when traveling away from main roads.
MICHIGAN CITY | A man crashed into a tree early Saturday and fled from police, despite a serious injury. He soon was captured outside Michigan City after trying to break into a building.
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