Shirley Jean Galloway, 1929-2020

Shirley Jean Galloway, 91, of La Porte, Ind. passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at Miller’s Health and Rehab in La Porte. She was born June 26, 1929 in La Porte to Herman and ... Continue Reading →

Ernesto “Ernie” F. Martinez, Jr., 1953-2020

Ernesto “Ernie” F. Martinez, Jr., 67, of La Porte, Ind. passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. He was born Aug. 26, 1953 in Winamac, Ind. to Ernesto, Sr. and Juanita (Gutierrez) ... Continue Reading →

Search to be conducted in rural Springfield Twp.

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office has advised that detectives assigned to its criminal investigations division, along with special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, ... Continue Reading →

Local gardeners honored by Shirley Heinze Land Trust

      The Shirley Heinze Land Trust recently recognized several home and organizational gardeners in northwestern Indiana with “Bringing Nature Home” awards. Three ... Continue Reading →

James “Dink” Riley Umphrey, 1965-2020

James “Dink” Riley Umphrey, 55, of Smyrna, Tenn. passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 in Tennessee. He was born Jan. 24, 1965 in La Porte, Ind. to James R. Sr. and Sharon ... Continue Reading →

Suspected drug money seized from traffic stop on Toll Road

  The Michigan City Police Department announced Tuesday that a traffic stop along the Indiana Toll Road late last week resulted in the confiscation of over $350,000 believed to ... Continue Reading →
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Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Franklin automobile prices will be reduced from 17 to 21 per cent. Wages at the plant will not be affected, but an effort ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City woman arrested following attempts to flee police

  Amber Pace, 36, of Michigan City, Ind. was arrested Monday night after she led police on a chase, first in her vehicle along U.S. 20 and later on foot. The La Porte County Sheriff’s ... Continue Reading →

Hoosier Star winners to be featured at this Sunday’s LCSO outdoor concert

    The newly-chosen 2020 Hoosier Star winners will be featured this Sunday when the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra performs from 4 to 5:15 p.m. at the Fox Park band ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Hospital hosts memorial service for children Oct. 5

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, a time to remember the unborn child. La Porte Hospital is inviting families to attend a special gathering to honor the memory ... Continue Reading →