UPDATE: 21-year-old rural LaPorte man dies in U.S. 20/Range Road crash

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: On Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at 11:38 a.m., deputies from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a two-vehicle ... Continue Reading →

Miss the first round? 2nd Pet Photos with Santa is Saturday, Dec. 16

Photos from Dec. 9 event provided The snow was piling up and the wind was howling, but a good number of pets and their best friends braved the elements to make it to Pet Photos with ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: Ronnie (and, Dolly has a home in time for Christmas!)

(Click photos to enlarge) Ronnie, a LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter resident for a while now, is still counting on a forever home for Christmas. This playful young lady’s ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City man, Chicago man charged with dealing heroin in LP County

Information from LaPorte County Drug Task Force The LaPorte County Drug Task Force has arrested Todd E. Hunsley, 29, of Michigan City, and Calvin L. Lowery, 28, of Chicago, following ... Continue Reading →

The Iroquois Theater fire revisited: New information surfaces about LaPorte County victims

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian On Monday, 27 November 1903, the brand new Iroquois Theater, an “absolutely fireproof” theater, opened in Chicago at 24-28 Randolph ... Continue Reading →

Edward Sabie, 1944-2017

Edward Henry Sabie transitioned to his heavenly home on November 22, 2017, at the age of 73 in Palm Springs, California. He died due to ongoing cardiac health issues. Born September ... Continue Reading →

LPHS, Boston, Kesling bands to perform Dec. 11-12

The La Porte High School and Boston and Kesling Middle School bands will present two concerts Dec. 11 and 12 in the LaPorte High School Auditorium. The concerts are free and all are ... Continue Reading →

Little Theatre to present 2 Christmas classics Dec. 8-10, 15-17

Photos and information provided The LaPorte Little Theatre Club is proud to present not one, but two one-act plays this Christmas season. Enjoy the double feature — “The ... Continue Reading →

Gerald Ratliff, 1929-2017

Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Gerald Ratliff, 88, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana, who passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017, ... Continue Reading →

Man, 64, dies in one-car crash near his home

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the early morning Friday, Dec. 8, ... Continue Reading →