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 →

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 →

Libraries 360 mobile classroom aims to educate students, teachers on needed local career skills

Press release provided The LaPorte County Public Library is adding a mobile classroom. Over the last several years LPCPL has developed a close partnership with county school corporations ... Continue Reading →

Luhr Park to grow by 15 acres thanks to land donation

The 89-acre Luhr County Park will add 15 more acres thanks to a land donation by the LaPorte County Park Foundation. The land lies along the southern border of the existing park and ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office seeks applicants for deputy positions

Press release from sheriff’s office The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Merit Patrol Deputy. Applicants who successfully complete and pass the various ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County YMCA seeks applicants for executive director/CEO post

Information provided The LaPorte County YMCA is seeking candidates for executive director/CEO of its multi-facility operation. The Y’s current leader, Cindy Berchem, recently announced ... Continue Reading →

Got what it takes to be a LaPorte firefighter? Apply now

Submitted by Dr. James Edwards, president, LaPorte City Fire Department Merit Commission The LaPorte Fire Department is accepting applications for firefighter positions. Applicants ... Continue Reading →

Milo, Holcomb unveil state’s new Next Level Jobs initiative

EDITOR’S NOTE: Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, was former LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo’s first day on the job as the state’s first-ever Secretary of Career Connections and Talent. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte’s American Renolit expanding, creating 30 new jobs

American Renolit, located at 1207 E. Lincolnway, is enlarging its facility, a move that is expected to result in 30 new jobs. Here are details: Inside Indiana Business news release: A ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte chamber seeks new president/CEO

Following Mike Seitz’s announcement of his retirement, the Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce is seeking a new president/CEO. Here is a summary of the position issued by the chamber: “The ... Continue Reading →