IU Health, LaPorte Hospital sever ties

Press release from LaPorte Hospital LaPorte and Starke hospitals now will be governed by a single ownership structure.  In an amicable agreement today (Aug. 15, 2018), Indiana ... Continue Reading →

LP Missionary Church to hold groundbreaking for new sanctuary Aug. 26

LaPorte Missionary Church, 104 E. 18th St., will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to launch construction of a new 300-seat sanctuary. The ceremony will be held Sunday, Aug. 26, at 10:30 ... Continue Reading →

A little fawn, and the abrupt end of what was a great day

Column and photo by Mike Kellems I was having a great day… Monday was the start of school in Chesterton and everything went very well. The first few ... Continue Reading →

Learn how to heighten your happiness at Aug. 18 event

Center for Creative Solutions press release Have you ever asked yourself, “Am I happy?” Have you ever looked around and thought, “There sure are a lot of angry people around.” ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte awards $918,626 to local groups

Press release provided The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte (HFL) is proud to award $918,626 in funding to local organizations who applied during Grant Cycle 1 of 2018. A total of 28 ... Continue Reading →

Who doesn’t love our lakes? Help clean them up on Aug. 18

Join members of the LaPorte Area Lake Association on its annual Lake Cleanup Day from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. The cleanup crew gathers at Kiwanis-Teledyne Park off Pine Lake ... Continue Reading →

“Chicago Med”

By Sharon Birlson Kirkham Every report card from the beginning of the year all the way through spring, until she promoted me into the 3rd grade (which I’m sure she was anxious to ... Continue Reading →

Dance Foundation of LaPorte christens its new downtown location

The Dance Foundation of LaPorte recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their opening in downtown LaPorte at 910 1/2 Lincolnway. The ribbon cutting was administered by the Greater ... Continue Reading →

Laketon: a La Porte village that soon met its demise

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian There seems to be much interest these days in villages that never became recognized, many of which were referred to as “flag stops” ... Continue Reading →

Folks find leprechauns, scrumptious food and more at Sharing Meadows hunt

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski   The heat didn’t stop hundreds of people from sharing in the fun of the 24th annual Sharing Meadows Leprechaun Hunt on Aug. 5, 2018. ... Continue Reading →