The Tom Milo Big Band (photo provided)

Tom Milo Big Band will wrap up Arts in the Park summer season Thursday

The Summer 2016 Arts in the Park season will wrap up Thursday evening, Aug. 25, with some swing provided by a local legend, the Tom Milo Big Band. The outdoor concert takes place at ... Continue Reading →

After delay in state funding, summer paving in LaPorte will begin in last days of August

While a definitive paving list is still pending, City of LaPorte officials have announced that street paving this summer season will commence in the final week of August and into September. ... Continue Reading →
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Local Walk for PKD is Sept. 17

This year’s annual Northern Indiana Walk for PKD is Saturday, Sept. 17, at Creek Ridge County Park, 7943 W. 400 North, Michigan City. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) — one ... Continue Reading →
An old-fashioned baseball game at a recent Door Village Harvest Festival. (WNLP photo by Bob Wellinski; click to enlarge)

Door Village Harvest Festival is Sept. 10-11

Information provided by Bruce Johnson All are invited to come and enjoy the 24th Door Village Harvest Festival Saturday, Sept. 10, and Sunday, Sept. 11, at Scipio Township Park, 3501 ... Continue Reading →
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Play for Jake Foundation will provide free heart screenings for New Prairie students Sept. 8

The Play for Jake Foundation will provide free cardiac screenings for New Prairie Schools students ages 12-19 on Thursday, Sept. 8, during school hours at the high school. Lives could ... Continue Reading →
A National Weather Service map shows rainfall totals during the 24-hour period between 8 a.m. Aug. 15 and 8 a.m. Aug. 16.

Update: Areas of LP County were soaked by 5.5+ inches of rain Monday, Tuesday

UPDATE: Parts of LaPorte County were drenched by well more than 5 inches of rain during the monsoon-like conditions Aug. 15-16, 2016. A Flash Flood Warning was in effect all day Aug. ... Continue Reading →
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Police announce traffic closures, restrictions for fireworks shows

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone of the traffic restrictions and road closures that will ... Continue Reading →
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Aug. 13 LPHS Fun Run/Walk will benefit MS Society in honor of teacher

Letter from LPHS student Sarah Bulger LaPorte High School’s Interact Club and Student Council are inviting everyone to kick off the school year at the Welcome Back Slicer 5K Fun Run/Walk ... Continue Reading →
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Get your tickets by Aug. 31 for LP Community Concert upcoming season

Membership subscriptions are available until Aug. 31 for the LaPorte Community Concert Association’s 2016-2017 Concert Series. The association is offering 24 professional performances ... Continue Reading →

LP Fire Department golf outing Sept. 2 will benefit Meyer’s Mile trail at Hailmann School

The LaPorte Fire Department will host its inaugural golf outing Friday, Sept. 2, at Beechwood to help create Meyer’s Mile at Hailmann Elementary School. The trail is being built ... Continue Reading →