The scene at Fox Park during a past LaPorte Memorial Day ceremony. (WNLP photo by Dennis Proud; click to enlarge)

Take part in Memorial Day ceremonies in LaPorte, New Carlisle on Monday

Pause to remember the significance of the day on Monday at these community events: — LaPorte’s annual Memorial Day ceremony will be held Monday starting at 10:30 a.m. at the ... Continue Reading →
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Tour picturesque Pinhook Church on Memorial Day

You’ll have a chance to tour the quaint and picturesque Pinhook Church during an open house Memorial Day, May 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The church is located at 8001 W. Ind. ... Continue Reading →
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Gettin’ the band back together: Legendary LP group The Bare Facts will play here June 9, 11

Photos and information provided (click on photos to enlarge) Sweet, homegrown rockin’ nostalgia awaits you. On June 9-11, 1960s-70s LaPorte rock group The Bare Facts will reunite ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff Boyd golf scramble is June 10

The Committee to Re-elect Sheriff John T. Boyd will host Sheriff Boyd’s 2016 golf scramble on Friday, June 10, at Briar Leaf Golf Course. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. with a ... Continue Reading →
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Public invited to LP schools’ free Spring Concert May 24

LaPorte Community Schools will present a Spring Orchestra Concert, “Legends, Myths, and Fantasy,” on Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. in the LPHS Auditorium. The program will ... Continue Reading →
An F1 competing in the 2015 Maple City Grand Prix races on Stone Lake. (WNLP photo by Bob Wellinski; click to enlarge)

4th annual Maple City Grand Prix is June 3-5

Information from Visit Michigan City LaPorte LaPorte’s Stone Lake will be abuzz with activity again when the Maple City Grand Prix returns for the 4th consecutive year June 3-5, ... Continue Reading →
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LP School Corp. will again provide free meals to children this summer

The LaPorte Community School Corporation will once again provide free meals to children who need them this summer once the school year ends. The free meals, for children 18 and under, ... Continue Reading →
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Mobile Health Clinic focuses on osteoporosis checks

Brittle bones can be dangerous. Look for the Mobile Health Unit in your neighborhood in May and take advantage of free screenings for osteoporosis provided by LaPorte Hospital. The ... Continue Reading →
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Revamped LaPorte Farmers Market launches 2016 season

Saturday, May 7, was Opening Day for the revamped LaPorte Farmers Market. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October for the market at the northeast corner of Lincolnway ... Continue Reading →
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Stand down, Slicer fans: Local author will sign his book about ’66 state champs Elston Red Devils

Author Matt Werner will appear and sign copies of his book, “How Sweet it Is,” chronicling the 1966 Michigan City Elston Red Devils state championship basketball team, ... Continue Reading →