3 local college-bound students receive scholarships from sheriff’s office

Photo and information provided Three students from LaPorte County received scholarships named in honor of fallen LaPorte County Sheriff’s Patrolman Neil Thompson on June 8, 2017. ... Continue Reading →

Emma Wieczorek, Stefanie Winnicki are 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian at NPHS

Photos and information provided New Prairie High School is proud to announce Emma Wieczorek as its valedictorian and Stefanie Winnicki as its salutatorian for the Class of 2017.   Emma ... Continue Reading →

Saddle up and start the tractor: New Prairie students arrive for last day in rural style

Photos provided by NPHS and Laura Bladecki In a charming annual tribute to their rural roots, New Prairie High School students take more down-to-earth modes of transportation to school ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Airport’s Aviation Camp for youths is June 19-23

2016 camp photos above by Bob Wellinski, WNLP Information provided LaPorte Municipal Airport’s 2017 Aviation Camp for students entering 6th-12th grades will be held from June 19–23 ... Continue Reading →

O’Connor is new extension educator for 4-H youth development

Photo and information provided Gayle O’Connor is new LaPorte County extension educator of 4-H youth development. Born and raised in Hobart, O’Connor is the oldest of four siblings. ... Continue Reading →

40-plus high school students complete leadership program

Photo and information provided Leadership LaPorte County recently completed its 22nd annual leadership program with more than 40 students participating from LaPorte County high schools. ... Continue Reading →

Footlight Players to host summer Youth Acting Workshop

Information provided Footlight Players of Michigan City, with financial assistance from the Michigan City Enrichment Corporation, will conduct a youth workshop for youths between the ... Continue Reading →

Retirement celebration for St. John’s teacher Janis Martinsen is June 3

A retirement celebration for St. John’s Elementary School teacher Janis Martinsen will be held Saturday, June 3, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran School Cafeteria, 111 ... Continue Reading →

Free meals again available to kids 18 and younger this summer

The LaPorte Community School Corp. will once again provide free meals to children ages 18 and younger this summer. The meals will be offered Monday through Thursday starting June 5 ... Continue Reading →

Hailmann, volunteers come together to green up Meyer’s Mile

Photo and information provided Diane Sue Meyer’s memorial rock at Hailmann Elementary School states, “In her memory we remind everyone to enjoy a good walk or run.” That walk ... Continue Reading →