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150 motorcycles ride to honor firefighter

150 motorcycles ride to honor firefighter

LaPORTE | Nobody was more choked up, perhaps, than Blake Johnson who was shown the ropes of firefighting by fallen New Carlisle firefighter Jamie Middlebrook.

August 09, 2014 4:00 pm Photos


Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

LAPORTE | A 113-year-old home owned by two families who played important roles in local and national history will be repaired and restored thanks to the building's purchase by Indiana Landmarks.

May 02, 2014 8:04 am

Luncheon to benefit Share Foundation With the Handicapped

ROLLING PRAIRIE | Share Foundation is a not-for-profit 503(c)(3) organization that serves the residential, vocational, spiritual and social needs of mentally challenged/other-abled adults.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

Ratliff enters 4th District LaPorte Co. council race

Democrat Ross Ratliff announced his bid for the 4th District LaPorte County Council seat early Monday.

January 13, 2014 8:22 am
LaPorte County airman killed in helicopter crash in England

LaPorte County airman killed in helicopter crash in England

ROLLING PRAIRIE | The mother of a Rolling Prairie native killed in a military helicopter crash was making plans Thursday to travel to England, where her son and three other airmen died.

January 09, 2014 2:25 pm Photos


Postal tampering suspected by police

A Rolling Prairie area woman made over $1,000 in online purchases but kept receiving her empty packages.

January 08, 2014 5:34 pm

Dog alerts man to house fire

LAPORTE COUNTY | A Rolling Prairie area man can thank his dog for quite possibly saving his life from a house fire.

December 03, 2013 3:00 pm

Shoemaker stepping into LaPorte County?

ROLLING PRAIRIE | A maker of protective footwear has plans to relocate its manufacturing line to LaPorte County.

November 07, 2013 7:14 pm

Man kills dog that killed goat

ROLLING PRAIRIE | A man fatally shot a dog that was attacking his pregnant goat inside his barn Wednesday outside Rolling Prairie.

October 12, 2013 12:00 am

Police: Four caught riding the rails near Rolling Prairie

LAPORTE COUNTY | Riding a freight car dates back to the days of train robbers and hobos.

August 05, 2013 5:38 pm

Two charged in LaPorte County attack

LAPORTE COUNTY | Two men could face time in prison for an attack in Rolling Prairie that left the victim with a brain injury.

February 27, 2013 7:30 pm
Camera mystery solved: Chicago musician ID'd as owner

Camera mystery solved: Chicago musician ID'd as owner

The mystery of the camera that landed on a Rolling Prairie farm in LaPorte County has been solved by police who returned it a Chicago musician who was trying to shoot photos for his next album.

September 24, 2012 3:15 pm Photos


Camera launched in Chicago lands in LaPorte County farm

Camera launched in Chicago lands in LaPorte County farm

LAPORTE COUNTY | Robert Tibbs said the large white objects he discovered Monday morning on his farm were a snowman or even a bomb, but it turned out to be a camera attached to large white helium balloons that lifted off from Chicago.

September 20, 2012 6:37 pm Photos


Grave sites of veterans victimized in Rolling Prairie

ROLLING PRAIRIE | LaPorte County authorities are investigating the theft of bronze markers placed at the grave sites of veterans.

June 20, 2012 11:20 am

LaPorte County woman says $68,000 in jewelry is missing

A woman reported more than $68,000 in jewelry turned up missing while driving back to Chicago from her second home in LaPorte County's Rolling Prairie area.

November 02, 2011 5:00 pm
Freshwater jellyfish thrive in private LaPorte County lake

Freshwater jellyfish thrive in private LaPorte County lake

ROLLING PRAIRIE | When members of the Northwest Indiana Paddlers Association heard about an opportunity to kayak and canoe on private Saugany Lake, about two dozen of them seized the chance to enjoy one of the clearest lakes in Indiana.

October 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Money OK'd for sewer extension planning

LAPORTE | Money has been approved for extending a sewer line from LaPorte to Rolling Prairie where homes and businesses are threatened by failing septic systems.

July 02, 2011 8:45 pm

Power outage blamed on shotgun blasts

LAPORTE COUNTY | A widespread power outage in the Rolling Prairie area is being blamed on shotgun blasts.

May 02, 2011 8:55 pm

Rolling Prairie man killed in accident in LaPorte County

ROLLING PRAIRIE | A 26-year-old man was killed Saturday in an accident near Rolling Prairie.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am
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