Demystifying business finance — or, Happy Income Tax Day today

Column by Jeff Bernel Business financial reporting can be confusing.  All business accounting reporting follows the rules set out by FASB,  the Financial Accounting Standards Board, ... Continue Reading →

“Summer camp in a box,” courtesy of the Indiana Dunes

For kids missing out on their usual summer activities, Dunes Learning Center is offering a creative new alternative: the Nat Kit. The Nat Kit is summer camp in a box, including everything ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Foundation updates COVID-19 testing FAQs; Preguntas Frecuentes Pruebas de COVID-19

The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte has issued updated answers to frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 testing and procedures. There is a Spanish version, which follows ... Continue Reading →

La Portean George Boardman to pitch at Four Winds Field July 21

La Portean George “Boardy” Boardman will be pitching in the Indiana “Futures Games” on Tuesday, July 21 at Four Winds Field in South Bend, Ind. This is an annual ... Continue Reading →

Community notes: La Porte Lions, Hispanic COVID education outreach

La Porte Lions La Porte Lions met for the first time in three months June 10, 2020, socially distanced, outside at Third Base. Boss Lion Barb Smeltzer led the Pledge of Allegiance, ... Continue Reading →

LPHS musicians Sarah Smith, Matthew Knouse awarded scholarships

Two graduating La Porte High School seniors are the recent recipients of music scholarships, Matt Sullivan, K-12 music co-ordinator for the La Porte Community School Corp., has announced. Sarah ... Continue Reading →

Recipients of the Neil Thompson award named

Four students from La Porte County have received scholarships in honor of fallen La Porte County Sheriff’s Patrolman Neil Thompson. The students were presented with the scholarships ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie students shine at HOSA health care competition

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t slow down students from the New Prairie United School Corporation competing recently in HOSA’s international leadership competition. “HOSA” ... Continue Reading →

Endangered species the subject of art quilts on display

  La Porte County art-lovers and quilters are invited to view an exhibit, Laurel Izard’s “On the Edge: Quilts of Endangered Animals,” on display now through ... Continue Reading →

The Excel Center invites applications for classes to begin July 20

La Porte County residents interested in pursuing further studies at the high school level are encouraged to apply to The Excel Center, a free public high school for adults, which is ... Continue Reading →