For those who have lost a spouse, take some time to plan

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte              If you’ve recently become a widow or widower, you’re obviously dealing ... Continue Reading →

National Security Agency’s grant of nearly $6 million awarded to PNW’s College of Technology

  Purdue University Northwest’s College of Technology has been awarded a grant of $5,971,053 for Cybersecurity Workforce Development from the National Security Agency, PNW ... Continue Reading →

Horizon gives city $20,000 improvements grant

Horizon Bank has given the City of La Porte a partnership grant totaling $20,000, Mayor Tom Dermody has announced. The grant is for various improvements to benefit the community, including updates ... Continue Reading →

Howmet confirms more layoffs, bringing eventual total to 265

Inside Indiana Business has confirmed today that more workers will lose their jobs at La Porte’s Howmet Aerospace plant: “Pittsburgh-based Howmet Aerospace (NYSE: HWM) ... Continue Reading →

Think carefully during open enrollment time

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte       It’s that time of year again, where, if you work for a medium-to-large employer, you’ve ... Continue Reading →

Grandparents: consider doing this to help the grandkids

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte.             Each year, on the first Sunday after Labor Day, we observe National ... Continue Reading →

Investments should work as hard as you do

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Labor Day is almost here. Of course, this year, the holiday may have a different impact, given ... Continue Reading →

Burger King is MIA … for now

News brief and photo by WNLP’S Beth Boardman      I’ll have a Whopper with … hey, wait a minute.      The drive-through, the paper crowns and the whole ... Continue Reading →

Garwoods earns state’s AgriVision award

Garwood Orchards has been awarded the AgriVision award, the highest agricultural honor from the state of Indiana. The award was presented at the Indiana Statehouse by Lt. Governor ... Continue Reading →

What to do with an “unplanned career transition”

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. The COVID-19 pandemic has unsettled the country’s employment picture for months and ... Continue Reading →