Chicken and noodle dinner to benefit veterans programs is March 4

Gleaner Life Insurance Society, Rolling Prairie Arbor 557 and VFW Auxiliary are sponsoring a chicken and noodle dinner to benefit veterans programs on Saturday, March 4, from 4 to 7 ... Continue Reading →

Show your trivia skills for a good cause March 11

Team DeCamp will present a March Mayhem trivia competition on Saturday, March 11, at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. (Don’t worry — they’re not all sports questions!) DeCamp’s ... Continue Reading →

Explore generational family patterns at Feb. 14 meeting

The LaPorte County Genealogical Society will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. at the City of LaPorte Park and Recreation Building, 250 Pine Lake Ave. The program ... Continue Reading →

Free mammograms available for local women who can’t afford them

The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte will once again be able to provide mammogram vouchers to uninsured or underinsured women in LaPorte County who do not have the resources to pay ... Continue Reading →

Youth organization is offering grants to fellow youths to help community

Information from Y2Y Leadership LaPorte County’s Youth to Youth (Y2Y) program is inviting youth groups or individual youths in LaPorte County to apply for mini-grants to carry out ... Continue Reading →

Milo, Feikes receive awards from state park association

Information from LaPorte Park and Recreation Department The City of LaPorte was well represented as park and recreation professionals from throughout Indiana were recognized for their ... Continue Reading →

Up close with a chicken and more: 4th graders learn about food, farming from those in the biz

Photos and story by Bob Wellinski (Click photos to enlarge) Nearly 700 LaPorte County 4th graders learned about the importance of local farming and agriculture during the annual ... Continue Reading →

Gilliland receives award from national association

Information provided LaPorte High School Athletic Director Ed Gilliland was among eight ADs recently lauded by the National Federation of State High School Associations. NFHS citations ... Continue Reading →

Bowl-a-Thon to benefit LP County Family Advocates is Feb. 18

Family Advocates will host its 3rd annual CAYA Bowl-a-Thon on Feb. 18, 2017, at City Lanes in Michigan City. Teams are invited to pre-register by Feb. 10 to participate with a minimum ... Continue Reading →

Member of new LP County betterment study group talks “planning —timing — responsibility”

At a recent meeting of about 60 stakeholders in LaPorte County, the door was opened to embark on the road to a new vision and plan for the future of our area. The LaPorte County Better ... Continue Reading →