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 →

Welcome, Lennox Janes Sawyer

  On March 1, 2021, Lennox Janes Sawyer was born at Northwest Health – La Porte at 8:06 a.m. Lennox weighed in at 8 lbs., 13 oz., and was 20.5 inches long. He joins his ... Continue Reading →

36,865 days into it, Susan Mish Cichon has this “living well” thing all figured out

  As of Monday, another 365 days will have come and gone and one La Portean is ready for more golf viewing, more wine, more baking and more china painting. And possibly jury duty. All ... Continue Reading →

Enroll now in Dunes Arts Foundation Summer Youth Theatre Classes

  Dunes Arts Foundation (DAF) encourages parents to act now to enroll their kids in 2021 Summer Youth Theatre Classes. Enrollments are limited to 15 students per class and openings ... Continue Reading →

After leading revival of the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, Jane Bernard to retire after 31 years

    EDITOR’S NOTE: La Porte County Small Animal Shelter Executive Director Jane Bernard announced her retirement to county officials Feb. 4, 2021, after a remarkable 31 ... Continue Reading →

Take good care of your pets (and others’ if necessary) during this cold streak

  For the next week or so, highs are predicted to reach only into the teens and lows will be in the single digits. Folks at the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter remind you ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Bryce Andrew Kuhn

  From Bryce’s mom, Amy Vaughn Kuhn: We are happy to finally be announcing and ready to celebrate the first birthday of Bryce Andrew Kuhn. Born Feb. 2, 2020, at IU Health West ... Continue Reading →

After 112 days, a happy ending for Janie

  If there’s any good news to come from the pandemic, it’s that animal adoptions have increased nationwide as homebound families take in new pets. But as always, more animals ... Continue Reading →