LaPorte County YMCA seeks applicants for executive director/CEO post

Information provided The LaPorte County YMCA is seeking candidates for executive director/CEO of its multi-facility operation. The Y’s current leader, Cindy Berchem, recently announced ... Continue Reading →

Help replenish blood supply at these local drives

Information from American Red Cross of Northern Indiana Winter storms as well as the flu season have diminished the number of blood donations. Here are upcoming opportunities for LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Ham radio geeks, unite: LaPorte Hamfest is Feb. 24

Information provided The LaPorte County Amateur Radio Club will host its annual Hamfest at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is open ... Continue Reading →

High school club honors emergency workers with goodie bags

Photos and information provided The LaCrosse High School Leos Club recently honored area emergency personnel during the LaCrosse/North Judson-San Pierre boys basketball game. The ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte offers grants for local health and wellness projects

Information from Healthcare Foundation New in 2018, the Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte will offer two separate grant cycles for health and wellness projects. The types of grants and ... Continue Reading →

New center houses 4 nonprofits: Unity Foundation, United Way, Drug Free Partnership and Healthy Communities

Four longtime nonprofit agencies in LaPorte County now all share the same quarters. The public is invited to tour their new digs, called the STAR Center, on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 2 ... Continue Reading →

Shirley Heinze Land Trust adds 17 acres to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

The Shirley Heinze Land Trust recently donated 17.34 acres of protected natural land to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The land consists of four parcels that lie adjacent to ... Continue Reading →

Bettye Kolar, 1940-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Bettye Kolar, 77, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Bettye was born ... Continue Reading →

A sweet little corner of LaPorte history gives way for greener pasture

Demolition photos by Bob Wellinski, WNLP; menu photos by Mike Sitar (Click to enlarge) Lenick’s Dairy conjures up memories for many LaPorteans: milk, ice cream and more delivered ... Continue Reading →

Starting this year, Jaycees’ fireworks will be held July 3, not July 4

Jan. 19, 2018, press release from LaPorte Jaycees: The LaPorte Jaycees have proudly organized LaPorte’s 4th of July activities for over 70 years. Every year, the chapter helps to ... Continue Reading →