Let’s think green: Master Gardeners’ next Brown Bag session is Feb. 21

There’s nothing like sweet anticipation to get us through a lousy winter. The LaPorte County Master Gardeners will provide that when they launch their annual Brown Bag sessions starting ... Continue Reading →

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest is Feb. 4

Knights of Columbus St. Michael Council 1542, LaPorte, will hold its annual Free Throw Contest on Sunday, Feb. 4, at South Central High School Gym, 9808 S 600 W, Union Mills. The contest ... Continue Reading →

Bad weather means fewer blood donations; here are your opportunities to give

The American Red Cross reports that severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations, with more than 150 recent blood drives forced to cancel, causing over 5,500 ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Lions action, Dec. 12, 2017

LaPorte Lions met Dec. 12, 2017, at Best Western with Boss Lion Paul Marsh leading the Pledge of Allegiance and Sandra Provan offering prayer. The minutes of the Nov. 13, 2017, meeting ... Continue Reading →

One benefit of cold weather: The ice rink is open!

Maybe you need a silver lining as this arctic blast continues in our area. Here’s one: The ice rink is open and all ready for skaters at the Soldiers Memorial Park rink just off ... Continue Reading →

Charming cardboard village scene more than 80 years old donated to museum

Information and photo provided During November 2017, visitors to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum came from 8 counties, 16 states, Guatemala and Mexico. A senior group ... Continue Reading →

Jorden Clemens of South Central, Bailey Scott of LaPorte High receive 4-year Unity/Lilly scholarships

Information from Unity Foundation Two outstanding LaPorte County students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships as Unity Foundation of LaPorte County 2018 ... Continue Reading →

Here’s a way to give this season: Donate blood

Information from American Red Cross Blood and platelet donations are traditionally low during the holiday season. Unfortunately, the need for them does not slow down; accidents and ... Continue Reading →

Good grief! It’s Christmas!

Photos and information provided Every year the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum presents a holiday theme. This year is no different. Come, have a stroll around the museum ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Lions action, November 2017

LaPorte Lions met Nov. 14, 2017, at Best Western Inn. Boss Lion Paul Marsh led the Pledge of Allegiance and Sandra Provan offered prayer. Barb Smeltzer introduced guest Diane Spoljorik. ... Continue Reading →