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Want to join the proud ranks of LPFD? Apply starting Feb. 13

  Information provided The LaPorte City Fire Department is accepting applications for employment for firefighter positions. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and under ... Continue Reading →
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Black Label Baking is moving into former B&J’s American Cafe site

Photos courtesy of Black Label Baking (Click photos to enlarge) A locally owned and run bakery is making changes to the former B&J’s American Cafe at 607 Lincolnway and plans ... Continue Reading →
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Public invited to LPHS Bands’ free concert Feb. 10

The LaPorte High School Bands will present their Winter Concert in the LaPorte High School Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to this free concert, which ... Continue Reading →
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LaPorte Lacrosse Club will host skills clinic for middle schoolers Feb. 20

Information from LaPorte Lacrosse Club Lacrosse is growing in popularity, with more colleges developing teams each year. Entering its 14th year, the LaPorte Lacrosse Club will host ... Continue Reading →
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Former Stepping Stone director Gerry Jones to speak as part of Black History Month

Gerry Jones, former longtime director of the Stepping Stone Shelter in Michigan City, will speak Feb. 9 at the LaPorte County Genealogical Society meeting in celebration of Black History ... Continue Reading →
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LaCrosse, South Central fans call a truce as they unite in Project H2O donations for Flint, MI

Story and photos by Mike Kellems (Click on photos to enlarge) Friday night’s (Jan. 30) rivalry game between the Tigers of LaCrosse and the Satellites of South Central lived ... Continue Reading →
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Elaborate vintage Valentines on display at museum

Photo and information provided “Dear little Valentine, speed on your way; carry a message for me today” — Valentine greeting, ca. 1910 Love is in the air, at least love ... Continue Reading →
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Gradually, a blighted historic site comes to life

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) In the 1950s-70s, it was the site of LaPorte’s industrial hub, Allis-Chalmers, employing thousands at its peak. By the early 1980s it sat ... Continue Reading →
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A little sun, a little snow make for a perfect Winterfest weekend

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Not too warm, not too cold, just enough snow. Conditions were perfect for the first weekend of LaPorte Winterfest, Jan. 22-24, with events ... Continue Reading →
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Let’s fill Westville, South Central, Wanatah and LaCrosse schools with water for Flint, MI, kids

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Lanoue, the School Resource Officer at Westville and South Central schools, is spearheading ... Continue Reading →