St. Paul’s Preschool closing the curtain after 66 years of educating LaPorte children

Story and photo submitted A much-loved LaPorte institution since 1956 is closing its doors at the end of the school year. St. Paul’s Preschool has educated generations of LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte schools will once again offer free summer meals for kids; here are sites

LaPorte Community Schools will once again offer free summer meals to children 18 years of age and younger starting June 10, 2019. Menus and serving times subject to change. Please ... Continue Reading →

LP Healthcare Foundation, LP Hospital Auxiliary award $68,500 to local students

Press release submitted The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte (HFL) and LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary will award 32 students with scholarships totaling $68,500 at a scholarship reception ... Continue Reading →

LPHS music legend Mickey Stisher and his wife Teri are retiring; join in a celebration June 2

Photo and information provided The LaPorte Marching Band invites the community to join its celebration of Mickey and Teri Stisher as they retire after 31 years of serving and educating ... Continue Reading →

Joe Henning, Max Cotter are New Prairie’s valedictorian, salutatorian

Joe Henning is valedictorian and Max Cotter is salutatorian of New Prairie High School’s Class of 2019. — Joe Henning is the son of Jim and Cathleen Henning. He currently has ... Continue Reading →

Scholarship available to students seeking a career in surgical environment

LaPorte and Porter County students seeking a career in the surgical environment may apply for an award of up to $5,000 through the Maria Petti Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship ... Continue Reading →

“You Can Be a Nurse,” Franciscan Health nurses show Edgewood Elementary kids

In celebration of National Nurses Week, nursing team members from Franciscan Health Michigan City presented their annual “You Can Be a Nurse” program at Edgewood Elementary School. ... Continue Reading →

Tyler Benn is valedictorian, Rachel Gerick is salutatorian of LPHS Class of 2019

Press release provided  Principal Ben Tonagel of LaPorte High School, is proud to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2019: Tyler Benn and Rachel Gerick. ... Continue Reading →

Duneland Health Council gives $30,000 for PNW nursing scholarships

The Duneland Health Council of Michigan City joined the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Day of Giving festivities with a $30,000 donation to fund scholarships for students in the ... Continue Reading →

Hurry — LP Airport Aviation Camp slots are filling up quickly

The LaPorte Municipal Airport will host its annual Aviation Camp for youths entering grades 6-12 from June 10-14. Two age group camps will be held: for youths entering grades 6-8, ... Continue Reading →