Free drug/alcohol addiction counseling now available at Center Township Trustee’s Office

Beginning Monday, July 17, 2017, Center Township Trustee Lisa Pierzakowski’s Resource Center will begin offering free drug and alcohol addiction counseling with a certified therapist ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County awarded $78.4 million for highway projects; included are new turn lanes, new intersection along U.S. 20

The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded LaPorte County $78.4 million to complete a great swath of highway projects between 2018 and 2022. It’s all part of INDOT’s ... Continue Reading →

Pressel to serve on summer study committee on economic development

Information provided State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Commerce and Economic Development. The committee will ... Continue Reading →

Democratic Jefferson/Jackson dinner is July 21; tickets are sold out

The annual LaPorte County Democratic Jefferson/Jackson Dinner will take place at the LaPorte VFW on Friday, July 21, and LaPorte County Democratic Chairman Jim Kimmel says the event ... Continue Reading →

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 →