Katelyn Adams, Sidney Swanson named top graduates at South Central

Katelyn Adams has been named valedictorian and Sidney Swanson salutatorian of South Central’s graduating class of 2020, Principal Benjamin Anderson has announced. Katelyn is ... Continue Reading →

Master Gardeners invite public to Zoom presentation on valuable gardening tips

The La Porte County Master Gardeners is scheduling a Zoom presentation featuring Janet Macunovich at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4 and is inviting the public to dial in. The presentation ... Continue Reading →

PNW to honor Class of 2020 on-line; highest GPA earners named

Nearly 1,200 Purdue University Northwest (PNW) students have successfully completed the requirements of their undergraduate and graduate degrees as the spring 2020 semester draws to ... Continue Reading →

Unity Foundation: environmental stewardship award given to D.C. Smith of MCHS

  D.C. Smith, a Michigan City High School 2020 graduate planning to attend Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), has been awarded this year’s Jan ... Continue Reading →

Kaylee Marvel named LPHS valedictorian, Tyson Nisley named LPHS Salutatorian for 2020

Kaylee Marvel is La Porte High School’s Valedictorian candidate for the Class of 2020 and Tyson Nisley is LaPorte High School’s Salutatorian candidate, LPHS Principal Ben Tonagel ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to document life during pandemic in PNW’s archive project

  Northwest Indiana residents are invited to participate in a project by Purdue University Northwest’s Archives and Special Collections Department to document the unique historical ... Continue Reading →

Online young artist conversations begin Friday

The LaPorte County-based Lindsey O’Brien Kesling (LOK) Wishing Tree Foundation has hosted an annual Young Artist Expo (YAE) each June since 2013, celebrating the creative talents ... Continue Reading →

Land trust fundraiser will go online this year

A combined $50,000 challenge gift pledged by two donors, together with a first-ever “virtual fundraiser,” will highlight this year’s Shirley Heinze Land Trust’s ... Continue Reading →

PNW tech students and faculty develop COVID-19 website to serve the region

Students and faculty from Purdue University Northwest’s College of Technology faculty have combined forces to create a website that helps track positive coronavirus cases ... Continue Reading →

Ballroom dance classes once again offered by park department

A six-week ballroom dancing course will once again be offered this spring by the La Porte Park and Recreation Department. The department is taking registrations now for the classes, ... Continue Reading →