Sheriff’s association scholarships open to students studying criminal justice

La Porte County Sheriff John T. Boyd has announced that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students ... Continue Reading →

Current, potential tutors invited to READ LP County roundtable Jan. 30

A roundtable for tutors volunteering for READ La Porte County Inc. will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in Meeting Room B at the La Porte County Public Library, 904 ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: (Somewhat) calm before the storm

Mike Kellems took this shot of moderate waves rolling in at the beach in Michigan City Jan. 16, 2020. Things were a far sight choppier as our little weather system arrived Jan. 17. ... Continue Reading →

Residents reminded that heating assistance program is available

Information provided State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie, wants to get the word out that Hoosiers at certain income levels who need help paying their heating bills this ... Continue Reading →

On Jan. 21, McCuaig will lead WILL members through life’s Plan B

Women in Leadership of La Porte County will feature Rebecca McCuaig, presenting “Plan B and How to Navigate It,” on Jan. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Portofino Grill (St. ... Continue Reading →

Dean Wherley, 1939-2020

Dean Ray Wherley, 81, of Michigan City, IN, passed away peacefully in his wife’s arms at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1939, in South Bend, ... Continue Reading →

City Electric Supply store opens in La Porte

City Electric Supply, a company with stores nationwide, has opened a store in La Porte at 701 E. Lincolnway. Electrical items from residential to commercial are available. CES, headquartered ... Continue Reading →

Stalbrink seeks 3rd term on Superior 2 bench

Press release submitted Richard R. Stalbrink Jr., judge of La Porte Superior Court No. 2, has announced that he is seeking his third term in that role. Superior Court No. 2 handles ... Continue Reading →

Bergerson seeking 2nd term on Superior 1 bench

Press release submitted Judge Michael Bergerson has announced that he will seek re-election for a second term as judge of La Porte Superior Court No. 1, as he has filed his official ... Continue Reading →

Faith Blacksten, 1963-2020

Faith Marie Blacksten, 56, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at La Porte Hospital, La Porte, IN. She was born Nov. 16, 1963, in Michigan City, IN, to Harry and Carolyn (Wilson) Blacksten. Faith ... Continue Reading →