Friendship gardens

A first: county symphony to perform at Friendship Botanic Gardens

The sprawling meadows of Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East U.S. 12, Michigan City will serve as a beautiful background to a performance by the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra ... Continue Reading →

Another great shot: does a summer day get any better than this?

It’s been resort-like weather for La Porte lately and many folks were out and about, taking advantage of the perfect temperatures — including this fisherman. “A fitting ... Continue Reading →

Museum’s new exhibit: “Indiana Through the Mapmaker’s Eye”

  “Indiana Through the Mapmaker’s Eye” is the La Porte County Historical Society’s newest exhibit, running now through Aug. 31 at the museum, located at 2405 ... Continue Reading →

Temple Missionary to host summer revival

Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 2725 Wabash St., Michigan City, will be hosting a summer revival, beginning Sunday, Aug. 9 and lasting through Wednesday, Aug. 12. Services will begin ... Continue Reading →

County health department report shows 86 more positive cases than last week

The La Porte County Health Department issued its report on the status of COVID-19 cases for the county at the end of the day Wednesday: “There were 12 cases, thus far, from Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: there IS gold there.

    “Everyone has heard the old saying ‘there is a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.’ Well, it is somewhat true as evidenced by this photo, taken Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: cloud burst

    La Portean Kevin Raymond sent WNLP this photo of a cloud burst, as seen from State Rd. 2, east of LaPorte. “According to radar at the time, this storm was over ... Continue Reading →

SWD’s hazardous waste collection set for Saturday

The Solid Waste District of La Porte County will be accepting household hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Kankakee Valley REMC, 8642 W. U.S. 30 in Wanatah. Residents ... Continue Reading →

How can you help lower your longevity risk?

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. The investment world contains different types of risk. Your stocks or stock-based mutual funds ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Hospital announces plans for Saturday’s Relay for Life event

The traditional Relay for Life event, the American Cancer Society’s largest annual fundraiser, will go on this year — just that the walking, running, and fundraising by La ... Continue Reading →