Shirley Heinze Land Trust acquires additional 50 acres in preservation effort

The Shirley Heinze Land Trust, which owns more than 2,600 acres of land in northwest Indiana, including La Porte County, has acquired an additional 50 acres, trust officials have ... Continue Reading →

A look back at another health crisis: the flu epidemic of 1918

  Editor’s note: La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz wrote the following article several years ago — an article we feel is worth re-visiting in these times ... Continue Reading →

A quarter of a million dollars pledged by Horizon Bank in COVID-19 battle

Horizon Bank is pledging $250,000 in aid for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Craig Dwight, chairman and CEO, has announced. The funds will be allocated across several not-for-profit ... Continue Reading →

“A person’s a person, no matter how small” — Dr. Seuss

  April marks Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time set aside to remind the public about the need to report suspected abuse and neglect. But this April, at-risk children are at ... Continue Reading →

Going on a bear hunt, from London to Louisiana to … La Porte, Indiana

  It’s happening in Louisiana, London — and now La Porte. To keep kids entertained while countries batten down against the storm of the COVID-19 virus, people are ... Continue Reading →

Ed Merrion is honored with Ned E. Kalb community leadership award

  Ed Merrion’s longtime service to the homeless and vulnerable in La Porte County was recognized recently by the county’s Purdue extension office. Merrion was presented ... Continue Reading →

For workers on the frontline: Phillips 66 on Pine Lake Avenue offers up to $15 in free fuel

Beginning today,  any doctor, nurse, medical staffer, police officer, firefighter or emergency medical services employee can receive free fuel up to $15 and a free coffee or fountain ... Continue Reading →

Articles of Faith

Presbyterian Church of La Porte    In accordance with Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s order for Hoosiers to shelter in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Presbyterian ... Continue Reading →

Franciscan Health’s COVID-19 testing site moved to Homer Street

  Beginning Monday, March 30, 2020 Franciscan Health Michigan City’s COVID-19 testing site will be relocated to the former hospital campus at 301 W. Homer St. Testing at Franciscan ... Continue Reading →

Check here for HFL’s latest update to its COVID-19 Resource Hub

  The Healthcare Foundation wraps up the week with more entries in its “COVID-19 Resource Hub.” Click here to view the latest: https://hflaporte.org/covid-19-resources As ... Continue Reading →