Director of “Downtown La Porte” steps down

Angela Rose, director of Downtown La Porte, has resigned to accept of a position with the city of South Bend. “Angela Rose did a tremendous job representing the interests of Downtown ... Continue Reading →

Today is the last day to request absentee ballot

Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding Hoosiers of the deadline to request an absentee ballot for the 2020 General Election. All requests must be received by the county clerk’s ... Continue Reading →

Fifth Ward council member to step down Nov. 5

Sarah Brown, councilwoman for the city’s fifth ward, will be stepping down from her position in the coming weeks, Mayor Tom Dermody has announced. Brown, who was elected in 2019 ... Continue Reading →

Gold Standard Truss partners with DOC to give inmates a chance to learn manufacturing skills

    Courtesy of Inside Indiana Business A northwest Indiana company is partnering with the Indiana Department of Correction to give inmates at Westville Correctional Facility ... Continue Reading →

The latest COVID stats from the state department of public health

This past week La Porte County has seen the number of positive cases of COVID-19 rise by 247 and the number of deaths rise by eight. The Indiana Department of Public Health reported ... Continue Reading →

For early voters, a run-down of the candidates

We’re in week 3 of early voting, and here are the candidates that voters can expect to see on the ballots, as listed by the La Porte County Clerk’s Office. (Note: some county ... Continue Reading →

Apply now for Indiana’s Phase 2 of state rental assistance

La Porte County residents in need of rental assistance should apply now to a federally-funded state program offering additional assistance on a first-come, first-served basis, the ... Continue Reading →

Week three for early voting

It’s Week Three for Hoosiers interested in casting their ballots early in this year’s general election. Here are the upcoming dates and times: Monday through Friday, Oct. 19-23, ... Continue Reading →

Governor officially extends Stage 5 “Back on Track” plan

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Thursday announced that he has signed his executive order, extending the adjusted version of the Stage 5 Back On Track Indiana plan and extending the state’s ... Continue Reading →

Chroback: in-person early voting heavy, no serious problems reported

Story by WNLP’s Beth Boardman La Porte County Clerk Kathy Chroback says in-person early voting has been heavy in its first seven days. “So far, early voting in person (as ... Continue Reading →