LaPorte Fire Department extends application deadline to May 1, 2020

  The La Porte City Fire Department has extended its application deadline for firefighter employment to noon May 1, 2020. Dr. James Edwards, of the department’s merit commission, ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Northwest to suspend classroom teaching, beginning today

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Chancellor Thomas L. Keon announced Wednesday that PNW will suspended face-to-face instruction beginning Thursday, March 12. The suspension will last ... Continue Reading →

Jaeger-Unitek names Christie Wester and Tricia Sena to top key positions

  Jaeger-Unitek Sealing Solutions, Inc., 115 Koomler Dr., La Porte  today announced two key leadership appointments: Christie Wester as chief financial officer and Tricia Sena ... Continue Reading →

MC police department seeking applicants

  The Michigan City Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time police officers. Applications can be picked up from the Michigan City Police Department ... Continue Reading →

Want to become merit deputy with sheriff’s office? Apply by April 3

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Merit Deputy.  The  deadline for submitting an application is 2 p.m. (CST) Friday, April ... Continue Reading →

Graduating soon? Consider applying for governor’s fellowship

Local college graduates who either received their bachelor’s degrees in the fall of 2019 or will receive degrees in the spring of 2020 are encouraged to consider applying for a Governor’s ... Continue Reading →

Going above and beyond: local health care professionals recognized by hospital

  Five local health care professionals have been honored by LaPorte Hospital and Starke Hospital, following the hospitals’ announcement of their “Colleagues of 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 →

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 →