“A person’s a person, no matter how small” — Dr. Seuss

  April marks Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time set aside to remind the public about the need to report suspected abuse and neglect. But this April, at-risk children are at ... Continue Reading →

Jane Kaminski and Randy Hooper married in Washington, D.C.

Jane Alice Kaminski and Randy Deane Hooper were married March 28, 2020, in Washington, D.C. In keeping with the “social distancing” order in place, the small ceremony took place ... Continue Reading →

Childcare now available at La Porte County YMCA for essential services families

Thirty new spots at the La Porte County Family YMCA’s Childcare Center, 2510 Monroe St., La Porte, have now been approved by the state to open immediately for essential service families, ... Continue Reading →

Association of Realtors donates $2,500 to CASA/Family Advocates

  Each fall the La Porte County Association of REALTORS (LPCAR), along with the La Porte Jaycees and the Deserving Children’s Roof Sit, help raise funds for the La Porte County ... Continue Reading →

A glass of wine and a love for golf: Susie’s secret to a good 100 years

What’s not to love about a lady who just celebrated her 100th birthday — a lady who, as one might expect from a healthy centenarian —  goes to church, has many stories ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Jaycees announce details for this year’s Fourth of July events

The La Porte Jaycees will kick off this year’s Fourth of July celebration a week before the big day, with an arts and crafts fair held in conjunction with the farmer’s ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Hospital announces March childbirth/family care classes

Several childbirth and family care classes are being offered this month at La Porte Hospital, including: Super Siblings Class This class, for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents, ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to Saturday’s PNW summit on coping with drug abuse

  The public is invited to attend the “You’re Not Alone Summit” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) campus, James ... Continue Reading →

Christina Johnson and Gregory Fuhrmeister to wed August 1, 2020

Christina Johnson, of Chicago, Ill. and formerly of LaPorte, Ind. is engaged to Gregory Fuhrmeister, of Chicago, and formerly of Haddonfield, N.J. Christina is the daughter of Kathy ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Ronan Max Jackson!

  Amy and Roger Jackson welcomed a son, Ronan Max Jackson, on November 4, 2019 at 8:48 a.m. at La Porte Hospital. Ronan joins big sister, Emery.  He weighed 8 lbs 10 oz and was ... Continue Reading →