La Porte city residents will see an increase in their utility bills

  City of La Porte residents should expect a hike in their monthly utility bills, according to a statement from City Hall. Clerk-Treasurer Courtney Parthun stated in the release ... Continue Reading →

County health department scrambles to reschedule appointments after weather delays vaccine shipments

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Like many other COVID-19 vaccination sources across the nation, the La Porte County Health Department is playing catch-up after the bad weather delayed ... Continue Reading →

State House overrides governor’s veto on bill regarding landlord-tenant disputes

  Information from Inside Indiana Business Lawmakers in the Indiana House have voted to override Governor Eric Holcomb’s 2020 veto of a bill regarding landlord and ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County remains in Yellow status as number of new cases slows

  The positivity rate for new COVID-19 cases in La Porte County was at 5.6 percent as of Feb. 14, down from 6.85 percent as of Feb. 8, according to data from the Indiana Department ... Continue Reading →

Governor directs flags to be flown at half staff for Susan Bayh

  Gov. Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half staff to honor former Indiana First Lady Susan Bayh. As the memorial for former first lady will ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Pine Lake Avenue overpass closure postponed

  UPDATE FEB. 12: The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that the previously scheduled closure for the Pine Lake Avenue overpass in La Porte has been postponed. The ... Continue Reading →

House passes Pressel’s bill lifting restrictions on kids’ lemonade stands

  The Indiana House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass State Rep. Jim Pressel’s (R-Rolling Prairie) legislation to remove needless regulations on children’s ... Continue Reading →

City of La Porte to resume in-person meetings

  Like many governments and organizations, the City of La Porte has been conducting virtual meetings during the pandemic. Now that the COVID-19 numbers are easing, Mayor Tom Dermody ... Continue Reading →

After leading revival of the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, Jane Bernard to retire after 31 years

    EDITOR’S NOTE: La Porte County Small Animal Shelter Executive Director Jane Bernard announced her retirement to county officials Feb. 4, 2021, after a remarkable 31 ... Continue Reading →

College grads invited to apply for Governor’s Fellowship program

  Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced that applications will be accepted through March 15 for the 2021-2022 Governor’s Fellowship. The Governor’s Fellowship is highly selective ... Continue Reading →