"Platypus," a sculpture by student Ernesto Sandoval, will be among artwork on display. (Photo provided; click to enlarge)

View LaPorte schools students’ artworks May 1

Come and view some amazing artworks by talented LaPorte Community Schools students at the annual Tri Kappa Student Art Show Friday, May 1, at LaPorte High School. The show will feature ... Continue Reading →

First-time Home Buyer Workshop is April 25

In the market for a house? Pick up some tips at a First Time Home Buyer Workshop on Saturday, April 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the LaPorte County Public Library’s small meeting ... Continue Reading →
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Luhr Park grand reopening is April 25; shelter to be named for former Supt. Tim Morgan

After being closed for nine months because of severe 2014 storm damage, Luhr County Park recently reopened. A public grand reopening celebration will be held Saturday, April 25, from ... Continue Reading →
Fox Mascot (2)

UPDATE: What does the fox say NOW? “Down to 3 name choices — vote now!”

Several weeks back, the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department asked community members to help name this handsome fella, the new parks mascot. Now the name selections have been narrowed ... Continue Reading →
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PNC nursing students will give tips on nutrition, exercise April 27

Purdue North Central nursing students will present a free class on nutrition and exercise April 27 from 6-7 p.m. in the LaPorte County Public Library’s large meeting room, LaPorte. Franciscan ... Continue Reading →
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Sensory-friendly “Dolphin Tale” to be shown April 26

Liberty Bible Church, 608 Colfax Ave., LaPorte, will show “Dolphin Tale” as a sensory-friendly movie in support of Autism Awareness Month. The free film will air Sunday, ... Continue Reading →
plaza

… In with the new

It’s natural, and good for history’s sake, to reminisce about a decades-long downtown institution as folks did when the Woolworth’s building came down April 18, 2015 (see story, ... Continue Reading →
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2nd sheriff’s Town Hall Meeting is April 28

The Michigan City Police Department will join the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office in hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, April 28. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Emergency ... Continue Reading →
Prom

Sobering reminder of prom safety to take place April 24

South Central Community Schools, in conjunction with the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office, will stage a mock car crash at the Union Mills school on Friday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. This ... Continue Reading →
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Lincoln’s final journey passed through LP County 150 years ago; hear more from the man himself April 30-May 1

  Photos and info from www.michigancitylaporte.com To mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train in Michigan City, actor Fritz Klein ... Continue Reading →