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Queen to preside over LaPorte County Fair

Queen to preside over LaPorte County Fair

LAPORTE | A royal addition is premiering at the 2014 LaPorte County Fair.

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Queen to preside over LaPorte County Fair

Queen to preside over LaPorte County Fair

The Ferris wheel welcomes guests to the 2013 LaPorte County Fair.

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Rogers and Elston High School Class of 1994 sets reunion for June 21

MICHIGAN CITY | The Classes of 1994 from Rogers High School and Elston High School in Michigan City, have announced a joint 20 Year Class Reunion. The event is scheduled for June 21, 2014 at the Orak Shrine Temple in Michigan City. Details will be forthcoming. Please contact David Lange at d…

April 18, 2014 11:10 am
Members Advantage Credit Union awards two $1,000 college scholarships

Members Advantage Credit Union awards two $1,000 college scholarships

MICHIGAN CITY | Members Advantage Credit Union has awarded two $1,000 college scholarships to area high school seniors: Luke Latchford and Jessica Reason. Latchford, who is graduating from Michigan City High School, is the recipient of the Leona Bruno Scholarship, while Westville High School…

April 18, 2014 10:54 am Photos


PNC honors students shine at Undergraduate Research Conference

PNC honors students shine at Undergraduate Research Conference

WESTVILLE | Five students from the Purdue University North Central Honors Program recently presented their research at the Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference at Purdue University Calumet.

April 17, 2014 4:23 pm

Sleeping driver rolls across highway

LAPORTE COUNTY | A man asleep at the wheel nearly struck an oncoming motorist while he unknowingly rolled across a highway between Michigan City and LaPorte.

April 17, 2014 2:24 pm

Enbridge protester chooses jail over probation

LAPORTE | A woman who tried stopping the Enbridge Energy pipeline extension by climbing a tree and refusing to come down is now serving time in jail at her own choosing.

April 17, 2014 11:41 am

2 Chicago casino options threaten NWI jobs, tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana casinos, communities and residents stand to lose big if a suburban Illinois state lawmaker wins approval for either of his plans to expand gaming in Chicago.

April 16, 2014 7:15 pm
Worthy Women Recovery Home gains momentum

Worthy Women Recovery Home gains momentum

LAPORTE | A home in LaPorte to help female offenders stay out of jail and kick their drug addictions has been several years in the making with donations of money and labor now soaring above six figures.

April 16, 2014 4:19 pm

Pence, company officials confirm Jaeger-Unitek expansion in LaPorte

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined executives from the Jager Group on Wednesday in Hanover, Germany, to announce the company’s plans to expand operations of its subsidiary, Jaeger-Unitek Sealing Solutions, in LaPorte.

April 16, 2014 1:00 pm

Pork chop dinner to benefit Pioneer Land

The 11th annual pork chop dinner to raise money for Pioneer Land outside LaPorte is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. April 26 in the community building at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds.

April 16, 2014 11:55 am

IU Health offers grants to schools

LAPORTE | Elementary schools in LaPorte and Starke counties are able to apply for new grants offered by Indiana University Health that will help them address a health priority: childhood obesity.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

NWI schools receive four-star designation

More than 40 local schools received a four-star school designation for the 2012-13 school year from the Indiana Department of Education.

April 15, 2014 7:15 pm

LaPorte County woman hurt by falling tree limb

A LaPorte-area woman doing yard work remained hospitalized Monday after being struck on the head by a falling tree branch.

April 14, 2014 1:11 pm

John Davidson to perform in LaPorte

One of the biggest television stars and singers in the 70s and 80s is coming to LaPorte.

April 11, 2014 5:29 pm
Expert help sought to handle pigeon issue at LaPorte City Hall

Expert help sought to handle pigeon issue at LaPorte City Hall

LAPORTE | Help is being sought from experts at Purdue University to help chase away pigeons that seem at times to be overtaking the newly renovated LaPorte City Hall.

April 10, 2014 4:08 pm Photos


Family sock hop Saturday

LAPORTE | It’s time to dust off the saddle shoes and poodle skirts and bring the whole family to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum for a Fun Family Sock-Hop. From 1 to 4 p.m. listen to music from the 1950s. The current display for Spring 2014 is “Diners & Drive-Ins: Hometown M…

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Great Lakes Catering employee receives ROSE Award

MICHIGAN CITY | Mary Carr has been a familiar, friendly face to many of Michigan City’s service clubs for years, happily serving lunches all over town on behalf of Great Lakes Catering. This week the long-time employee of Great Lakes was rewarded for her exception service with the monthly R.…

April 09, 2014 3:35 pm

Former football player weighs in against drug use

LAPORTE | A former college football star and record-setting weight lifter turned minister will visit LaPorte to try to steer children onto the right path in life.

April 09, 2014 2:58 pm

LP company plans to grow

LAPORTE | A plant where rubber seals and other similar products have been made for decades in LaPorte has future growth plans.

April 09, 2014 10:09 am
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