Your child can create the perfect Father’s Day gift: Scrabble art

  What words can you create that are fun and may mean a lot to someone special? In this La Porte Park and Recreation Father’s Day Children’s Class, kids will create their ... Continue Reading →

With birth of twins, Shoffner family celebrates 5 generations

  Brody Shoffner wrote to WNLP: “With the birth of my twins on March 21, 2021, there are now five generations alive in the Shoffner family. From top left to top right are ... Continue Reading →

21 cats left at Michiana Humane Society overnight

  Press release from Michiana Humane Society Over Saturday night, May 1, someone left four cages containing 21 cats at the Michiana Humane Society in Michigan City. The shelter ... Continue Reading →

Get the family’s rods and reels ready: DNR’s Free Fishing Day is this Sunday

  Information and photo from DNR and La Porte Park and Recreation Department The first Indiana Department of Natural Resources Free Fishing Days is this Sunday, May 2. On Free ... Continue Reading →

Dunebrook receives $5,000 donation from Horizon Bank

  Horizon Bank has donated $5,000 to Dunebrook, Inc., for use toward child abuse prevention education in La Porte and Porter counties. Dunebrook’s programs aim to reduce the ... Continue Reading →

Kids can make a Mother’s Day gift at LP parks’ class May 1

  Kids can turn ordinary rocks into a succulent garden especially for Mom! Paint the colors of the  desert in this fun class instructed by Parties on the Gogh owner Kristy Chadderdon. ... Continue Reading →

Red Cross urges families to have a fire safety plan

  The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross is encouraging residents to prepare a plan to protect their homes and families from the threat of home fires by signing up for free ... Continue Reading →

Memorial T-shirts to be displayed during Child Abuse Prevention Month

  Information from La Porte County Family Advocates Sixty-one Hoosier children lost their lives in 2019 – not from disease, an accident or a natural disaster – but rather by ... Continue Reading →

Youth Service Bureau’s new program gives kids safe places to go

  Black and yellow diamond-shaped signs will be displayed on local businesses and organizations around town in the very near future. On March 29, 2021, La Porte County Youth Service ... Continue Reading →

Kenny and Margie Tuesburg celebrate their 65th anniversary

  Kenny and Margie Tuesburg, both lifelong natives of Hanna, Ind., will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on April 7, 2021. Kenny and Margie were married in 1956 in ... Continue Reading →