Rumely Allis-Chalmers Heritage Center grand opening is Oct. 7

If your family has been in LaPorte for a long time, odds are good that some relative of yours made a living by working at the Rumely Co. and/or Allis-Chalmers. In their heydays they ... Continue Reading →

Waterford Inn to hold fundraisers for Hurricane Harvey victims

Waterford Inn, 6466 W. Johnson Rd., will be conducting 2 events titled “Help Houston” to raise money for Hurricane Harvey victims. The first will be an indoor “garage sale” ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATED) Here’s another local effort you can join to help humans, animals in Texas

UPDATE SEPT. 5: The sheriff’s office is updating information regarding the collections of supplies that are being sent to Texas. Due to the overwhelming support they have ... Continue Reading →

Milo, Holcomb unveil state’s new Next Level Jobs initiative

EDITOR’S NOTE: Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, was former LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo’s first day on the job as the state’s first-ever Secretary of Career Connections and Talent. ... Continue Reading →

Homes for Heroes opens New Carlisle office

Homes for Heroes, a business that helps veterans and retired police, firefighters, teachers and healthcare workers buy and sell homes, will host a ribbon cutting at its new office at ... Continue Reading →

First major development for NewPorte Landing: Dunes Event Center sports complex

A 50,000-square-foot sports complex that will focus on youth and adult volleyball will be built in NewPorte Landing. The Dunes Event Center will be designed to draw teams and spectators ... Continue Reading →

LP Enterprise Zone Board offers entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to revitalize a downtown building

The City of LaPorte Enterprise Zone Board is offering entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to team with the board in revitalizing a downtown property. The enterprise zone board has acquired ... Continue Reading →

Taste of LaPorte builds on local restaurants and specialties

WNLP information and photos by Bob Wellinski (click photos to enlarge)  A steady flow of people followed their noses and the delicious smell of food to the grounds of the ... Continue Reading →

Scenes from Coffee with a Cop

Photos provided by sheriff’s office, EMS and DNR (click to enlarge) Ronald McDonald and other citizens visited the LaPorte McDonald’s on Pine Lake Avenue June 29, 2017, to have ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte’s American Renolit expanding, creating 30 new jobs

American Renolit, located at 1207 E. Lincolnway, is enlarging its facility, a move that is expected to result in 30 new jobs. Here are details: Inside Indiana Business news release: A ... Continue Reading →