LCSO musician spotlight: Mary Steck

  Mary Steck is starting her fourth decade with the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra; this season will mark her 32nd year. An oboe player, she joined the LCSO in 1984 as a student ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: relaxing … and waiting for dinner

“This is a photo of a tree frog sitting inside a lilly,” writes Denise Pruden, an English teacher at La Porte High School. “Sitting inside the flowers seems ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: a rare sighting

          “This hummingbird moth flew into our yard the other day to partake of some nectar,” La Portean Timothy Cavinder writes. “I grabbed ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: sunset at Unity Park

Michelle Johnson of Kingsford Heights took her granddaughter to relax and watch a sunset from the Pine Lake waterfront at Unity Park on a recent evening. Michelle had to work ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: there IS gold there.

    “Everyone has heard the old saying ‘there is a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.’ Well, it is somewhat true as evidenced by this photo, taken Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: now if you look closely …

    La Portean Glen Richardson knows what he’s looking at when photographing a recent night sky from the Fairfield subdivision. Glen said this photo was taken at about ... Continue Reading →

LCSO musician spotlight: Don Parker

  The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra has a number of musicians who have played with the group for several decades, and this week’s featured musician is one of those. ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: enjoy the view

    A forecast of continued rain promises to block sunrises such as this one photographed at Beechwood a few days ago by La Portean Corey Goers – but they’ll ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: underneath the overpass

  La Portean Kevin Raymond took this photograph earlier this week of the underside of the overpass, after he celebrated National Chicken Wing Day at nearby Buffalo Wild Wings.  If ... Continue Reading →

Moments in time … in photographs

“John Orr, Manufacturer & Builder of Steam Engines & Other Machinery, Also Manufacturer of Furniture” in Michigan City, Indiana, ran this ad in the 1862-63 La Porte ... Continue Reading →