Luhr County Park is 30

Press release and photo from LaPorte County Parks Department Not one, but two milestones were celebrated on Saturday, June 3: The LaPorte County Parks and Recreation Department turned ... Continue Reading →

Former preservation board president: Designate Boston Middle School building as historic structure

As a former president of the City of LaPorte’s Historic Preservation Commission, I was pleased to see City Councilman Tim Stabosz advocating for the local historic designation ... Continue Reading →

Harold Handley Memorial Highway dedicated in LaPorte

It was a big week for the Harold Handley legacy in LaPorte. On May 8, 2017, ground was broken for a new and improved Handley Elementary School at its present location on 10th Street. ... Continue Reading →

Stabosz calls for historical designation of Boston Middle School

  (EDITOR’S NOTE: The building that houses Boston Middle School on Harrison Street was originally LaPorte High School. Built in the early 1920s, it remained as the city’s high ... Continue Reading →

Heads up: U.S. 20 at New Carlisle underpass will be closed all of May

(Click on images to enlarge) The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to the closure of U.S. 20 at the New Carlisle railroad underpass (between Marvel Lane ... Continue Reading →

Alcohol, smoking now allowed at Stone Lake Beach, except in newly designated “family section”

Information and photo from park department At its April 19, 2017, meeting, the LaPorte Park and Recreation Board reversed an ordinance it had passed in March that banned alcohol use ... Continue Reading →

Are you a City of LaPorte resident with occasionally rusty water? They’re working on it

Press release from Todd Taylor, director, LaPorte Water Department The City of LaPorte Water Department has high standards for both water quality and customer service. We pride ourselves ... Continue Reading →

Opinion: Technology is not reducing government excess  

During the recent State of the City address by Mayor Milo, it was stated that technology and life are moving at an ever increasing pace. This is very true. I honestly believe that the ... Continue Reading →

I-94 east ramp to U.S. 20 to close April 3 for major realignment

Maps and press release from Indiana Department of Transportation The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to the closure of the I-94 east ramp to U.S. ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Workshop between city, park, school officials postponed

UPDATE MARCH 7: The workshop has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date, officials said. Members of the LaPorte City Council, LaPorte Park and Recreation Board and LaPorte ... Continue Reading →