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Watch LPHS Marching Band in Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade via live webcast

Photo and information from LPHS (click photo to enlarge) The LaPorte High School Marching Band will be one of 17 bands performing in 96th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade ... Continue Reading →
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No need to be alone on Thanksgiving; Sales family’s free dinner awaits you

Photo and information from Sales family The Bill Sales Family will host its 13th annual free Thanksgiving Day dinner, open to everyone, on Thursday at American Legion Post 83, 228 ... Continue Reading →
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Cure that post-Thanksgiving cabin fever at LP Santa Parade Nov. 28

So it’s Saturday, Nov. 28, two days after Thanksgiving. The turkey is now a carcass, your kids are restless and the houseguests are getting on your nerves. What to do? The LaPorte ... Continue Reading →
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LP County Small Animal Shelter’s Pet Photos with Santa grows this year with new location, displays

Over 23 years, it’s established itself as a fun, memorable tradition for many pet-loving families, and you should join the crowd. The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter’s annual ... Continue Reading →

Quilt shop to host Christmas Open House days

Scrapyard Quilt Shop, 10501 W. 1000 S., Wanatah, will host its Christmas Open House Dec. 2 through Dec. 8. Special sales, snacks, prizes and a lot of fun will be featured. For more ... Continue Reading →

St. John’s School Holiday Market is Dec. 5

St. John’s Lutheran School, 111 Kingsbury Ave., LaPorte, will host a Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and shop for all the people on your Christmas list! There ... Continue Reading →
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Open house for Glen Fleming, 100, is Nov. 21

Glen Fleming of LaPorte, former owner of Holderbaum’s Auto Service, is turning 100 on Nov. 18, 2015. Anyone acquainted with him is welcome to come and celebrate with him at an open ... Continue Reading →
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Put your mower to bed for the winter and support a farmer in need at the same time

Looking for a heartwarming story? Here you go: the LaPorte County Young Farmers organization is launching a project to raise funds to send a physically handicapped farmer to the National ... Continue Reading →
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Hospital program offers help with signup for affordable health insurance

Information from IU Health LaPorte Hospital Affordable health insurance and free help signing up for it are now available during this year’s Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment. ... Continue Reading →
Clear, reinforced glass doors with assist and Presbyterian symbol replace the heavy wooden doors. (Photo by Bob Wellinski; click to enlarge)

Presbyterian Church reveals its renovated interior

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte. 307 Kingsbury Ave., invites the community to tour its renovated interior Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 16-18, between 9 a.m. ... Continue Reading →