City of La Porte’s Fall Cleanup is Oct. 21-25

Fall Cleanup for La Porte residents is set for the week of Oct. 21-25 on your regular garbage pickup day. Large items will be picked up, including doors/windows/furniture/mattresses ... Continue Reading →

Pressel: $2 million plus in state grants awarded to La Porte County for road projects

La Porte County will receive more than $2 million in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie. Nearly $100 million ... Continue Reading →

League of Women Voters will host La Porte city candidate forum Oct. 17

The La Porte County League of Women Voters encourages all to attend a La Porte City Candidate Forum on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. at the La Porte County Complex Annex, 555 Michigan ... Continue Reading →

Soldiers Memorial Park master plan includes enhancement of Lakeshore Drive shoreline

La Porte Park and Recreation Department information After months of public engagement and revisions, the Soldiers Memorial Park Master Plan is now in place to guide the City of La ... Continue Reading →

U.S. 20 closure area to be extended as of Sept. 30

From INDOT: As part of the “dogbone” interchange project at U.S. 20 and Ind. 2, the U.S. 20 closure will be extended from Oak Knoll Road a bit north to North CR 600 E starting ... Continue Reading →

Julie Smith named LP Police chief after Owens’ retirement; Brett Airy is asst. chief

Mayor Mark Krentz announced Sept. 26, 2019, that he has named Assistant Chief Julie Smith as the next Chief of Police for the City of La Porte. Smith has 28 years of experience with ... Continue Reading →

INDOT: Overpass work is on schedule to end by November

From the La Porte office of INDOT Sept. 23: “Crews laid asphalt Monday on the U.S. 35 southbound bridge approaches in downtown La Porte, as this bridge deck replacement project ... Continue Reading →

City of La Porte water flushing begins Sunday night

Todd Taylor, Director of the City of La Porte Water Department, announces that the fall water system flushing will begin late Sunday night, Sept. 22, and will continue for approximately ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County among 74 in Indiana designated as disaster areas by U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated 74 Indiana counties as primary natural disaster areas. Farmers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding that has ... Continue Reading →

INDOT permanently reduces U.S. 20 speed to 45 mph in Rolling Prairie area

From the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office:  Motorists traveling along U.S. 20 in northeast La Porte County should take notice of a reduction in the speed limit. On Friday afternoon ... Continue Reading →