Franciscan ExpressCare opens at former MC hospital

The community now has two convenient locations for urgent care with the opening on July 8 of a new Franciscan ExpressCare at the site of the former Michigan City hospital. The new Franciscan ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Hospital announces childbirth classes as well as fitness programs for all ages in August 

Super Siblings Class, Aug. 10 This class, for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents, helps brothers and sisters adjust to a new baby in the house. The one-session class teaches positive ... Continue Reading →

Summer/Fall 2019 HealthPorte activities, sponsored by LaPorte Hospital

Press release from LaPorte Hospital What a great way to learn more about health and wellness, plus meet new friends! — Breakfast, anyone? LaPorte Hospital offers a free, monthly ... Continue Reading →

Franciscan Health EMS Academy to offer EMT certification courses in Crown Point and Valparaiso

The Franciscan Health EMS Academy will give students the opportunity to earn their emergency medical technician (EMT) certification at two locations this year, in Crown Point and Valparaiso. — ... Continue Reading →

Time to celebrate summer with your pets at New Prairie Clinic Open House June 22

New Prairie Small Animal Clinic will host its Summer Kick-Off Open House on Saturday, June 22, from noon to 4 p.m. CDT at the clinic, 5424 E. U.S. 20, Rolling Prairie. Fun for the ... Continue Reading →

U2 joins Underwood: WLOI and its new FM Rock 106.5 add classic jams

  La Porte has a new 24-hour Rock station at 106.5 FM. ROCK 106.5 signed on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, and includes the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Show in the mornings. ROCK ... Continue Reading →

Foodie Tuesdays food trucks will return to Unity Park starting June 4

Foodie Tuesdays  food trucks, offering a delicious variety of lunch fare, will return to Unity Park from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 4-Aug. 6. The park is located on the shore ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Hospital offering screenings, exercise classes, childbirth classes and diabetes classes in June

Submitted by LaPorte Hospital For more information on any of these events, call the numbers provided below or contact Kelly Credit, regional director of marketing & communications, ... Continue Reading →

Flagstar Bank presents $5,000 gift to Pax Center

Photo and information provided Flagstar Bank of LaPorte presented a grant of $5,000 to the Pax Center of LaPorte in a ceremony May 22, 2019. The nonprofit Pax Center, which was the ... Continue Reading →

Scholarship available to students seeking a career in surgical environment

LaPorte and Porter County students seeking a career in the surgical environment may apply for an award of up to $5,000 through the Maria Petti Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship ... Continue Reading →