Development groups teaming up to study county firms’ wages, benefits

  The La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership, the Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City and the La Porte County Office of Community and Economic Development are ... Continue Reading →

Owners of former Banholzer Winery seek history on the big barn they’re renovating

  The owners of the former Banholzer Winery/La Chateau on east CR-1000N are asking for the public’s help in tracking down more history about the place. Kristy and Dan Cikowski ... Continue Reading →

Here’s a long-lasting Mother’s Day gift

  Mother’s Day has almost arrived. As an adult, you can fully appreciate all your mother has done for you, so on this occasion you may be happy to give Mom flowers, candy, jewelry ... Continue Reading →

Job hiring event to be held at the Civic May 26

  The La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership (LEAP), in association with the Center for Workforce Innovations and WorkOne, will host a Ready2Work Job Hiring Event Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →

Explore antiques and crafts at barn event May 7-9

  Shop La Porte County’s best kept secrets during a tour of four unique shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvaged and repurposed items and more May 7 through ... Continue Reading →

New La Porte E-Card supports local businesses, economy

  LEAP press release The La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership (LEAP) announces the new Explore La Porte E-Card, a community-based digital gift card that takes the place of ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City, Purdue Extension officials to study “food desert” areas in Michigan City

  The Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City is partnering with Purdue Extension to cultivate ideas for tackling the “food desert” designation of areas in ... Continue Reading →

Gifts during PNW’s “Day of Giving” top more than $800,000

  Purdue University Northwest (PNW) received more than $800,000 in contributions from more than 850 generous supporters during the 2021 Purdue Northwest Day of Giving on Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Lions help local families in need with gift certificates from local restaurants

Despite the restrictions of COVID-19, the La Porte Lions have continued to live up to the organization’s motto, “We Serve.” In November, the club donated $150 ... Continue Reading →

Superior Ambulance donates $15,000 to Franciscan to help COVID-19 patients recovering at home

  The Franciscan Health Foundation’s COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Fund has received a major boost with a $15,000 donation from Superior Ambulance Service. The gift is being ... Continue Reading →