Young women may apply for Miss LaPorte County Fair Queen Pageant

LaPorte County female residents ages 14-21 are invited to apply to participate in the annual Miss LaPorte County Fair Queen Scholarship Pageant. The event is also open to non-residents ... Continue Reading →

Retirement luncheon for St. John’s teacher Mindy Bremer is April 29

The public is invited to join in celebrating Mrs. Mindy Bremer’s career, achievements and retirement on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Mrs. Bremer’s 41 years in education ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Winter Guard closes season with semifinalist placing at World Championships

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard competed at the Winter Guard International World Championships held in Dayton, OH, on April 12, 13 and 14. Prelims for the 59 Scholastic Open ... Continue Reading →

Hailmann School is named for a man, but his wife had a larger impact in the national education field

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian During the Bicentennial celebration for the State of Indiana throughout the year 2016, the La Porte County Historical Society Inc. displayed ... Continue Reading →

Katerina Shuble, Emily Wilmsen are 2018 LaPorte High School valedictorian, salutatorian

LPHS photos and press release Principal Ben Tonagel of LaPorte High School is proud to announce the names of the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2018. Katerina Shuble ... Continue Reading →

Sign your kids up now for Sheriff’s Camp for youths in August

Girls and boys ages 9 to 14 from LaPorte, Porter, Lake and Jasper counties are invited to attend the 4th annual Northwest Regional Sheriff’s Camp on Aug. 7-9 at Indiana Dunes State ... Continue Reading →

$20 physicals available to 2018-19 Slicer athletes May 4

LaPorte Hospital Sports medicine, in conjunction with the LaPorte High School Athletic Department, will be offering sports physicals for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, May 4, ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie High School students hear from professionals on Career Day

Photos and information submitted On March 27, 2018, more than 30 community members came to New Prairie High School to share their career experiences with students. “We appreciate ... Continue Reading →

Ben Bachmann is New Prairie High School’s new athletic director

New Prairie United Schools has hired Ben Bachmann as Director of Athletics for New Prairie High School, beginning in July 2018. Bachmann, currently serving as athletic director at ... Continue Reading →

Two youths receive scholarships from LaPorte Aero Club

On March 17, 2018, the LaPorte Aero Club awarded scholarships to two youths. Recipient Austin Talerico is enrolled in an apprenticeship for aircraft maintenance and is taking flying ... Continue Reading →