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Here’s the LP City Band’s star-spangled program for July 1

The LaPorte City Band will perform a star-spangled fifth concert of the season Wednesday, July 1, at 7 p.m. at the Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater in beautiful Fox Park. The concert is ... Continue Reading →
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Part of Pine Lake Avenue down to one lane this week

LaPorte Police advise that northbound traffic on Pine Lake Avenue from the base of the overpass to Weller Avenue will be restricted to one lane June 29-July 3. Be prepared for slowed ... Continue Reading →
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Officers in 3 counties unite this week for Operation Truck Stop along U.S. 20

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office During the week of June 29-July 3, officers in LaPorte, Porter and Saint Joseph counties will conduct Operation Truck Stop, a traffic ... Continue Reading →

Paddle by canoe, kayak or board: Paddlefest at Fish Lake is July 11

Mill Creek Community Lions Club is sponsoring Paddlefest on Saturday, July 11, on Fish Lake. Area canoers, kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders are invited to participate. — A ... Continue Reading →
Superheroes of all types and ages take off at the 2014 CASA event. (Mike Kellems/WNLP photo; click to enlarge)

3rd annual Fun Run events to benefit CASA are July 18

Every child needs a hero. Abused and neglected children need a superhero — they need YOU! Family Advocates and Tryon Farm Institute are organizing the third annual family-friendly ... Continue Reading →

PRCU car show is July 11

PRCU’s Hot Rod & Custom Car Show will be held July 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. at its lot at 620 Bach St.  Car registration begins at noon; cost to register is $10. The event, ... Continue Reading →
Noah Perez and Gabriel Yandek reset a birdbath after uncovering it from underbrush.

LP wrestlers available to show their might beyond the mat for community

Story and photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Do you or a neighbor or relative around the LaPorte area need some yard work done? Maybe some furniture moved or gutters ... Continue Reading →
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Attic stuffed with antiques? Garage full of rusty gold? Guess who’s coming to Indiana: American Pickers

 The Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce is among Indiana chambers receiving word that The History Channel show “American Pickers” will be coming to Indiana July 6 through 19. ... Continue Reading →
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Friends of the Library’s annual book sale is June 25-28

The Friends of the LaPorte County Public Library’s big annual book sale starts Thursday, June 25, and runs through Sunday, June 28. The location this year is 1106 W. Ind. 2, the former ... Continue Reading →
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Reminder: Reservations due for LPHS Class of 1970’s 45th-year reunion

The LaPorte High School Class of 1970 will hold its 45th -year reunion Aug. 1, 2015, at Silver Palace, LaPorte. Invitation responses and monies are now due. Please send to: LPHS ... Continue Reading →