La Porte city residents will see an increase in their utility bills

  City of La Porte residents should expect a hike in their monthly utility bills, according to a statement from City Hall. Clerk-Treasurer Courtney Parthun stated in the release ... Continue Reading →

County health department scrambles to reschedule appointments after weather delays vaccine shipments

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Like many other COVID-19 vaccination sources across the nation, the La Porte County Health Department is playing catch-up after the bad weather delayed ... Continue Reading →

NiSource, parent company of NIPSCO, reports 2020 net loss of $72.7 million

  Information from Inside Indiana Business Merrillville-based NiSource Inc. is reporting a full-year net loss of $72.7 million in 2020, compared to net income of $327 million ... Continue Reading →

Article of faith

  First of Lenten sermons to be delivered this Sunday at Presbyterian church Sunday at The Presbyterian Church of La Porte, Rev. Jane Anabe will begin her six-part Lenten series ... Continue Reading →

MC Meijer makes donation to help sexual abuse victims

  (Information and photo from Franciscan Health) Thanks to a $1,000 gift card donation from the local Meijer store, Franciscan Health Michigan City officials got a chance to shop ... Continue Reading →

Wellinski: variations on a theme

  Often our Bob Wellinski can be downright artistic. He snapped off these black-and-whites as “an early-morning, freezing fog treated Wednesday morning motorists to breathtaking ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Beauty and the beast, and the bush

  If you’re not shoveling or stuck in a snow drift, winter can be enchanting. Sometimes. In the first photo by Glen Richardson, “a nocturnal visitor checks out the ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to view PNW conversations on a post-COVID world

  Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will host a series of virtual conversations with PNW scholars and community experts to explore the post-COVID world and the opportunity for ... Continue Reading →

PrimeMD clinic offers family medicine to those without insurance

  PrimeMD, located at 245 W. Johnson Rd. in LaPorte, recently became the first Direct Primary Care practice in La Porte County. This non-traditional family medicine clinic breaks ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Any splash of color is welcome

  In this increasingly white landscape, any sight of vivid color is a treat. Corey Goers managed to find a few with this barn located off A Street south of town, and this rusty ... Continue Reading →