Grow and reap your veggies for free at Jackson Street Community Garden      

Information and photo provided LaPorte’s Jackson Street Community Garden, through the leadership of the dedicated volunteers and staff of the Pax Center, is preparing to open for ... Continue Reading →

Enjoy young musicians’ performances and dinner, too, at Rolling Prairie UMC’s Community Music Festival May 13

Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church will host a Community Music Festival and Pulled Pork Dinner on Saturday, May 13, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. All are invited. The free, family-friendly ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte’s Rumely and Allis-Chalmers history come alive at newly opened heritage center

Photos and information by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) More than 100 people visited the Rumely Allis-Chalmers LaPorte Heritage Center on its first day open to the ... Continue Reading →

Pioneerland Ag Days enable kids to get up close and personal with flora and fauna

Photos and information by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) More than 300 people attended the annual LaPorte County Agriculture and Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April ... Continue Reading →

New LaPorte Hospital will be built on present site

April 20, 2017, press release from LaPorte Hospital: LaPorte Hospital will be building a new $125 million hospital at its current site in downtown LaPorte, officials announced today. ... Continue Reading →

Alcohol, smoking now allowed at Stone Lake Beach, except in newly designated “family section”

Information and photo from park department At its April 19, 2017, meeting, the LaPorte Park and Recreation Board reversed an ordinance it had passed in March that banned alcohol use ... Continue Reading →

Autism Awareness Walk is April 22

The Autism Society of North Central Indiana invites all to join its 13th annual Autism Awareness Walk on April 22 at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds in the community building and on ... Continue Reading →

Disney music, kids’ voices will be featured at Bloomin’ Melodies concert April 23

Information provided LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra Children’s Chorus Master Matthew Nelson will present his 9th annual Bloomin’ Melodies concert on Sunday, April 23, ... Continue Reading →

Sunset + skyline = a dazzling evening

Photos by Mike Kellems (click to enlarge) Mike picked a glorious evening to get some shots of the sunset and Chicago’s skyline looming in the distance April 17, 2017. As the ... Continue Reading →

Sewer line repair work continues on Weller Avenue

If you’re wondering why part of Weller Avenue has been closed for a few days, it’s a serious sewer line problem. City of LaPorte Wastewater Director Jerry Jackson updated the mayor’s ... Continue Reading →