Ice causing the wrong kinds of thrills and spills; take care Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning

Information provided   Ice is making it treacherous for people on foot and behind the wheel, so if you have a planned activity Tuesday evening or Wednesday, please check with the ... Continue Reading →

Kenneth Henriott, 1951-2019

Kenneth L. Henriott, 67, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Center for Hospice & Palliative Care. He was born June 1, 1951, in Lafayette, IN, to Kenneth L. ... Continue Reading →

Joyce Zolman, 1934-2019

Joyce Elizabeth Zolman, 84, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in LaPorte. She was born Nov. 29, 1934, in Hubbard, MN, the daughter of Arthur F. Stedman and Ethel ... Continue Reading →

Evelyn “Sally” Lucas, 1935-2019

Evelyn M. “Sally” Lucas, 83, of LaPorte, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at Fountainview Terrace. She was born in Valparaiso, IN, on June 3, 1935, to Raymond and Eva ... Continue Reading →

James Weiss, 1962-2019

James Edward Weiss, 56, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at his home. He was born in Greeley, CO,, on July 31, 1962, to Donald Edward and Marilyn Ellen (Wilson) Weiss. James  ... Continue Reading →

Michael McGuire, 1948-2019

Michael David McGuire, 70, of Rolling Prairie, IN, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. He was born Oct. 29, 1948, in LaPorte, IN, to William C. and Marilee (Boyce) McGuire. Michael was ... Continue Reading →

Man dies in LaPorte house fire Tuesday morning

Information from LaPorte Fire and Police An elderly man died in a house fire in the 600 block of 4th St., LaPorte, on Tuesday morning, Jan. 22, 2019. The fire occurred at about 5 a.m. ... Continue Reading →

239g heroin, 597g cocaine and more taken off the streets in 2018 by LP County Drug Task Force

Information provided The LaPorte County Drug Task Force has released its 2018 statistics. The task force, an initiative of Indiana HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area), is a ... Continue Reading →

Pressing legislation: Deputy and weight man Bobby Greer honored at Statehouse

Last October, LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Greer bench pressed 446 pounds. That’s the equivalent of 2 or 3 state legislators. Local lawmakers State Sen. Mike ... Continue Reading →

Linda Platt, 1949-2019

Linda Sue Platt, 69, of LaPorte, IN, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Linda was born Dec. 4, 1949, in LaPorte to Homer and Thelma Pauline (Stacy) Miller. Linda ... Continue Reading →