Two LaPorteans honored as Hoosier Women Artists

Photos and information provided Two LaPorte artists were among 39 to be honored as 2019 Hoosier Women Artists. Laura Cutler and Carol Estes were recognized at a Statehouse reception ... Continue Reading →

Help green up the world: Tree commission’s free sapling giveaway is this Saturday

The LaPorte City Tree Commission will hold its annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway this Saturday, April 27, at Kesling Park near the 18th Street entrance. Distribution of free saplings ... Continue Reading →

City of LaPorte Spring Cleanup announced: May 13-17

The City of LaPorte and the new waste pickup service for the city, Recycle Track Systems (RTS), announce that Spring Cleanup for residents within the city will take place May 13-17. Residents ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Association of Realtors PAC Trustees endorse Tom Dermody

Press release submitted The LaPorte County Association of Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC) Trustees are pleased to officially announce mayoral endorsement and support for ... Continue Reading →

Mayoral candidate Stabosz lays out his economic development vision

Press release submitted This week, Republican candidate for LaPorte Mayor Tim Stabosz issued a plan outlining his economic development vision for the city. Stabosz stated, “It ... Continue Reading →

Early voting for the May 7 primary election begins April 9

The LaPorte County Election Board announces the dates and times for early absentee voting for the 2019 Municipal Primary at the LaPorte and Michigan City courthouses: — Starting ... Continue Reading →

Walkers, runners, bicyclists and more christen LaPorte’s Chessie Trail March 29

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Roughly 100 people attended the official opening of the Chessie Trail on Friday, March 29, 2019. (Scroll down to see all of Bob’s photos below.) LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Rebecca Bockhorst is a candidate for LaPorte City Council, 3rd Ward

Rebecca Bockhorst is running for the Republican nomination for LaPorte City Council, 3rd Ward, in the May 7 primary election. Bockhorst, 30, is a Spanish teacher at LaPorte High School. ... Continue Reading →

Shurte Family Farm recognized for its 165-year history

Information from Indiana Statehouse The Shurte Family Farm was recently recognized at the Indiana Statehouse for being in operation for 165 years, according to State Sen. Ed Charbonneau ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Chessie Trail Phase 1 dedication is March 29; pedestrian beacon will be activated March 26

UPDATE MARCH 25: Here’s a YouTube video from Springfield, OR, on instructions for pedestrians and motorists at a hybrid beacon: Information ... Continue Reading →