Susan Hay Hemminger Scholarship Foundation announces 2018 awardees

The Susan Hay Hemminger Scholarship Foundation makes one-year tuition awards to LaPorte County residents who graduate from local high schools and who pursue a two- or four-year degree ... Continue Reading →

Hedge, Kinney, Keslings honored for preserving La Porte County history

Submitted by La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz   The 2018 Historian of the Year Awards were presented at the May 15, 2018, dinner/meeting of the La Porte County Historical ... Continue Reading →

PEP pays homage to local structural masterpieces with new book, “Historic Architecture of La Porte, Indiana”

People Engaged in Preservation, La Porte’s not-for-profit historic preservation organization, has released the book, “Historic Architecture of La Porte, Indiana: The First ... Continue Reading →

Jaycees seek vendors for 45th Arts & Crafts Festival ​

  The LaPorte Jaycees’ annual Arts & Crafts Festival has been the traditional kickoff to the Jaycees’ 4th of July season for decades. This year’s festival will be held ... Continue Reading →

Health and wellness organizations may apply for Healthcare Foundation grants

The second of two Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte grant cycles is now open. Organizations seeking grant funding for projects related to the health and wellness of LaPorte residents ... Continue Reading →

Wedding gowns from W.A. Jones family donated to historical society

Visitors to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum in April 2018 came from 7 Indiana counties and 13 states. Tours included third graders from Kingsford Heights and a Pierce ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Lions action, May 9, 2018

LaPorte Lions met May 9, 2018, at Best Western Inn. Boss Lion Paul Marsh led the Pledge of Allegiance and Sandra Provan offered prayer. She read the minutes of the April 10 meeting, ... Continue Reading →

Got a planting question? Call the LP County Master Gardeners Hotline

LaPorte County Master Gardeners are available to help the public with a wide variety of home gardening questions on their Garden Hotline.  The hotline is available Mondays, Wednesdays ... Continue Reading →

Aging Clarke Park and Field get a big step toward new life with $20,000 donation from 1st Source Bank

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski LaPorte Park and Recreation Department Superintendent Mark Schreiber told the group gathered at Clarke Park Saturday morning, April 28, ... Continue Reading →

Terra Verde action, April 10, 2018

Terra Verde Garden Club met April 10, 2018, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The educational program was the documentary “Shifting Sands.” Members learned the fascinating history ... Continue Reading →