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Look, up in the sky: chopper, planes and more

Photos and information provided; click on photos to enlarge View a variety of aircraft, perhaps go for a ride and enjoy a hearty meal Aug. 9 as the LaPorte Aero Club hosts its annual ... Continue Reading →

Catch ’em while you can: LaPorte City Band’s final summer concert is this Wednesday

The LaPorte City Band will perform its final concert of the season this Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater in Fox Park. This is the 137th consecutive season ... Continue Reading →
A scene from last year's memorial gardens event. (Photo provided)

Come and meet 6 significant figures in LaPorte County’s past Aug. 8

In a perfect setting, local actors will portray important figures in LaPorte County’s history at the 4th annual Memorial Gardens Tour on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 1 p.m. at the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →
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Curious about beekeeping? Come to local meeting Aug. 15 and learn all about it

Beekeeping has turned into a fascinating hobby, a cottage industry and, most importantly, a vital aid in maintaining the balance of nature. Come and learn more about beekeeping on ... Continue Reading →
An artist's rendering of the planned facility. (Click to enlarge)

Franciscan Alliance to build new hospital at I-94/U.S. 421

Information and photo from Franciscan Alliance A new hospital, scheduled to open in 2017, will go up at the northwest corner of I-94 and U.S. 421, Franciscan Alliance announced July ... Continue Reading →

All are invited to First UMC’s Vacation Bible School Aug. 3-6

Kids from age 3-103 are invited to First United Methodist Church of LaPorte’s Vacation Bible School from Aug. 3-6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day. The church is located ... Continue Reading →

Auditions for Footlight’s “Once Upon a Mattress” are Aug. 9-10

Footlight Theatre is holding open auditions for its upcoming musical comedy, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a rollicking spin on a familiar classic fairy tale. Director Bobby Komendera ... Continue Reading →
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Wiers opens new truck service center in LaPorte

Information and photos courtesy of Wiers Wiers Fleet Partners is opening a new truck service center in LaPorte County for repair and maintenance of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles. ... Continue Reading →
Ashley Youngblood (seated), Brittany Hahn (left) and Stephanie Chohan (right)

Salon Vision opens in LaPorte

Information and photo provided One of LaPorte’s newest businesses, Salon Vision, is the realization of a dream shared by owners and best friends, hair stylists Ashley Youngblood, ... Continue Reading →

Homeowner Repair Program offers deferred payment loans for house improvements

The City of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development and Planning has announced that applications for a program funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ... Continue Reading →