Sheriff’s office is seeking applicants for deputy positions

  Information provided The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of merit (patrol) deputy. The current hiring eligibility list expires this ... Continue Reading →

INDOT raises pay for skilled trade workers

  The Indiana Department of Transportation recently increased compensation entry level pay for skilled trades positions throughout the agency. The new starting pay for entry level ... Continue Reading →

LP, MC economic development groups gathering data on wages, benefits

  The Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City is leading La Porte County efforts to gather salary and benefits data along with LEAP, La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership, ... Continue Reading →

Holcomb: State to end federal pandemic unemployment benefits June 19

  Governor Eric J. Holcomb has announced that Indiana will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment insurance programs effective June 19, 2021. The ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →