Franciscan Alliance will host child car seat safety clinic Sept. 21; some free seats will be available

In observance of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Franciscan Health will host a free car seat safety clinic at its hospital in Michigan City. The clinic at Franciscan Health Michigan ... Continue Reading →

Start gathering the recyclable stuff listed below: 5-in-1 collection is Sept. 21

Twice a year, the La Porte County Solid Waste District has a large-scale collection of several types of waste at the La Porte County Fairgrounds. The fall 5-in-1 collection date this ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Foundation gives Automated External Defibrillators to 10 public sites

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski; information provided On Sept. 19, 2019, the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte recognized 10 organizations for making their communities a safer ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: beauty in its many forms

A Harvest Moon, a fascinating creature, a local treasure’s smiling face, and beautiful steeds all make up this collection of Great Shots. If you have a Great Shot or a few to ... Continue Reading →

Tommy Sunn is named Realtor of the Year

The La Porte County Association of Realtors is proud to announce that Tommy Sunn of Coldwell Banker 1st Choice, La Porte, IN, has been chosen as the 2019 Realtor of the Year. The announcement ... Continue Reading →

Waverly Road closed at bridge during channel dredging

Beginning Tuesday morning, Sept. 17, Waverly Road is closed to through traffic to allow the city Wastewater Department to dredge the channel between Pine and Stone lakes. The dredging ... Continue Reading →

21st Sunflower Fair is this Saturday

Downtown La Porte’s 21st annual Sunflower Fair is this Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (To view the schedule of events and registration times, visit http://sunflowerfair.com/aboutus/) Participate ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County among 74 in Indiana designated as disaster areas by U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated 74 Indiana counties as primary natural disaster areas. Farmers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding that has ... Continue Reading →

St. Mary’s Oktoberfest is Oct. 6

St. Mary the Immaculate Conception Parish in Michigan City will host its 2019 Oktoberfest Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at the Michigan City Elks Lodge on U.S. 20. Come and enjoy dinner, ... Continue Reading →

Springfield Township VFD’s Arts & Crafts Show is Oct. 12

Springfield Township Volunteer Fire Department will host its first-ever Arts & Crafts Show on Oct. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fire department, 7111 N 300 W, Michigan ... Continue Reading →