Northwest Health – La Porte to offer Safe Sitter course in June

  Northwest Health – La Porte will offer the nationally recognized Safe Sitter course for young teens in grades 6-8. The one-day course will be offered twice, on June 17 ... Continue Reading →

Pressel outlines new law establishing grants for small businesses

  Legislation supporting jobs, employers and economic recovery by investing $60 million to expand the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program is now law, according ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Beware of unemployment benefit scams

  Information from office of State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie Indiana’s unemployment rate is currently the lowest in the Midwest at 4% and continues to trend in ... Continue Reading →

Community briefs

  INDOT to hold virtual career fair Thursday The Indiana Department of Transportation will host an online, virtual career fair Thursday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to noon. INDOT is ... Continue Reading →

Want to work at a ballpark this summer? South Bend Cubs are hiring

  If you want to work while listening to the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd this summer, take note that the South Bend Cubs are hosting a job fair at Four ... Continue Reading →

Apply with La Porte County YMCA to be a camp counselor

  The La Porte County Family YMCA is hiring camp counselors for this upcoming summer season. The Y reports that being a camp counselor is not only fun but rewarding. Summer camp ... Continue Reading →

Company to hold hiring event at Civic Dec. 15

  Lippert Components Inc. will hold a hiring event in La Porte on Tuesday, Dec. 15, from noon to 6 p.m. at the La Porte Civic Auditorium. On its website,, Lippert describes ... Continue Reading →

Hearthside Food Solutions expands, creates 50 new jobs in La Porte County

Fifty new jobs in La Porte County are being created with the investment of $13.6 million by Hearthside Food Solutions into its Michigan City facility, located at 502 U.S. 20, Hearthside’s ... Continue Reading →