Election board hears study group’s recommendations

The La Porte County Election Board met last week to, among other things, review the county’s preparedness for the upcoming November general election. The county has already received ... Continue Reading →

Residents urged to check for unclaimed property

Indiana State Rep. Jim Pressel is reminding local residents to check with the state of Indiana to see if they have any unclaimed property currently being held by the state. Pressel ... Continue Reading →

State: COVID-19 cases total 1,229; deaths at 37

As of early today, La Porte County has seen 1,229 positive cases of COVID-19, and the death toll is now at 37, according to data from the Indiana State Department of Health. Last Thursday, ... Continue Reading →

League invites the public to submit questions to local candidates

  The La Porte County League of Women Voters is offering the public an opportunity to send questions to local candidates, starting now through Sept. 10. Candidates’ responses ... Continue Reading →

Lakeshore Drive road/walkway work continues

Story by WNLP’s Beth Boardman   It’s been a quiet dirt road for several weeks, but work is now continuing on Lakeshore Drive between Grangemouth and Craven drives. ... Continue Reading →

County Election Board to meet Friday

The LaPorte County Election Board will meet in the County Complex meeting room at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4 The board has released the following agenda for the meeting: Meeting Called ... Continue Reading →

State: positive COVID-19 cases number 1,194

The total number of positive cases of COVID-19 reported by the state for La Porte County as of early today was 1,194. The number of deaths remains at 31. Those are the latest findings ... Continue Reading →

SWD announces Labor Day recycling schedule

The office of the Solid Waste District of La Porte County will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 in observance of Labor Day. There will be a one day delay in the recycling pickup schedule ... Continue Reading →

Coalition: new early voting location needed

The South County Community Coalition is calling for the creation of a new, early voting location in the southern part of La Porte County. In a letter delivered to the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Help is available to avoid foreclosure

The state of Indiana is administering a program to Hoosier homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments because of COVID-19-related financial difficulties. The Indiana Foreclosure ... Continue Reading →