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Westville students suspended for laser pointer

WESTVILLE | A Westville eighth-grader is serving a five-day suspension from school for waving what appeared to be a gun in the school parking lot.

9 hours ago

Jennifer Laux named Human and Community Relations Director

LAPORTE | Mayor Milo formally announced that Jennifer Laux will be appointed as the incoming Human and Community Relations Director for the City of LaPorte, beginning on Sept. 17.

10 hours ago
Washington Park Zoo Hosting Annual Halloween Event

Washington Park Zoo Hosting Annual Halloween Event

MICHIGAN CITY | Scared that you don’t have any plans for Halloween this year? Fly your broomstick on down to the Washington Park Zoo on Saturday, Oct. 25 and spend a kid-friendly, merry and not-so-scary afternoon or evening with the animals.

10 hours ago

LaPorte police shoot a pit bulls; shooting under review

LAPORTE | A LaPorte police officer who fatally shot a dog in the spring fired his gun at a pit bull that was chasing people through a neighborhood, according to police.

September 14, 2014 5:45 pm
Planned Parenthood working to empower incarcerated boys

Planned Parenthood working to empower incarcerated boys

MERRILLVILLE | Diane Pike believes the juvenile offenders at Camp Summit want the same things as every other teen their age.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Related
Life lessons cultivated at Camp Summit

Life lessons cultivated at Camp Summit

Editor's note: The names of juveniles quoted in this report have been changed to protect their identities.

September 13, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Hoosier Stars take stage in LaPorte

Singers throughout the region will be competing for cash prizes during an event in LaPorte similar to the popular "American Idol" television show.

September 12, 2014 6:15 pm
Steam-powered fun

Steam-powered fun

Hesston Steam Museum celebrated its 58th annual Hesston Steam & Power Show over Labor Day weekend with steam-powered fun. The interactive, hands-on train-filled museum will now be open from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays until the Ghost Train rolls in Oct. 18, 19, 25 and 26. The museum is run by…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
Steam-powered fun

Steam-powered fun

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
Pence claims DOC wanted Camp Summit closed

Pence claims DOC wanted Camp Summit closed

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence revealed Tuesday the decision to close Camp Summit, a LaPorte paramilitary-style youth offender rehabilitation center, originated with the Indiana Department of Correction.

September 09, 2014 4:40 pm Related

Judge rules in favor of candidacy

A judge has given the green light for a man to run for a spot on the LaPorte County Commission after his legal residency was challenged.

September 09, 2014 4:19 pm

LaPorte School Board upholds administrator's hiring

LAPORTE | The hiring of a LaPorte School Corp. administrator under fire for alleged anti-Semitic remarks a decade ago has been upheld.

September 09, 2014 2:16 pm
Camp Summit's future uncertain

Camp Summit's future uncertain

LAPORTE | Gov. Mike Pence's office on Monday said the planned closure of the state's Camp Summit youth offender site on Oct. 1 is on hold for now.

September 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Proposed bus service pushed back

Round-trip bus service between Purdue North Central and the cities of LaPorte and Michigan City did not begin in August as originally scheduled

September 08, 2014 6:21 pm

LaPorte officials consider requirement for security cameras at local bars

LAPORTE | Surveillance video cameras could be required in all of the bars in LaPorte following a stabbing death last weekend and other violence outside a local watering hole.

September 06, 2014 6:45 pm
LaPorte at Valparaiso

LaPorte at Valparaiso

Former Valparaiso coach and athletic director Mark Hoffman looks over flooding at the Vikings' stadium Friday night. Heavy rain and lightning forced the postponement of the Vikings' game against LaPorte.

September 05, 2014 9:39 pm

Local singer headlines September First Friday program

LAPORTE | James Neary will headline First Friday in the Chapel at noon today at the IU Health LaPorte Hospital Family Chapel, 1007 Lincolnway. The public is invited to attend this free event.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am
Make a wave--dragon boat racing at LaPorte’s Stone Lake

Make a wave--dragon boat racing at LaPorte’s Stone Lake

Dunebrook's dragon boat races will entertain crowds on Saturday at Stone Lake.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am
Dragon boat racing at LaPorte’s Stone Lake

Dragon boat racing at LaPorte’s Stone Lake

LAPORTE | Dunebrook is bringing the thrill of Dragon Noat racing to LaPorte’s Stone Lake this weekend.

September 05, 2014 12:00 am

LaPorte County officials urge state DOC to keep boot camp open

LAPORTE | Attempts are being made to keep the state's only paramilitary-style boot camp for juvenile offenders outside LaPorte from closing.

September 04, 2014 2:59 pm
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