Purdue Extension, county parks to offer “GetWalkIN” online exercise program

Purdue Extension and the LaPorte County Park Department are offering “GetWalkIN’” — a free e-mail based walking program for local residents. “Walking is a ... Continue Reading →

Maestro Willis returns to La Porte for annual Hoosier Star event

    Alastair Willis, South Bend Symphony Orchestra music director, will be conducting from a podium in La Porte Saturday, Sept. 12, when he leads an ensemble of musicians ... Continue Reading →
Friendship gardens

A first: county symphony to perform at Friendship Botanic Gardens

The sprawling meadows of Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East U.S. 12, Michigan City will serve as a beautiful background to a performance by the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra ... Continue Reading →

SWD’s hazardous waste collection set for Saturday

The Solid Waste District of La Porte County will be accepting household hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Kankakee Valley REMC, 8642 W. U.S. 30 in Wanatah. Residents ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Hospital announces plans for Saturday’s Relay for Life event

The traditional Relay for Life event, the American Cancer Society’s largest annual fundraiser, will go on this year — just that the walking, running, and fundraising by La ... Continue Reading →

Tradition of honoring small business owners will continue

  The tradition of celebrating small business owners will carry on, with the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center going forward with its Entrepreneurial Excellence ... Continue Reading →

Museum’s Paleontology Exhibit to open Tuesday

  Tuesday, Aug. 4, marks the opening of the La Porte County Historical Society’s newly-renovated Paleontology Exhibit, featuring the bones of prehistoric mastodons and mammoths ... Continue Reading →

LCSO musician spotlight: Don Parker

  The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra has a number of musicians who have played with the group for several decades, and this week’s featured musician is one of those. ... Continue Reading →

Hoosier Star finalists announced; virtual event set for Sept. 12

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra has named the finalists for the 2020 Hoosier Star music competition. Finalists in the youth division (age 17 and under) include Jamileh Cornejo, ... Continue Reading →

Results from the 4-H “virtual exhibition” released (part 1)

The 2020 La Porte County Fair may have been canceled, but 4-Hers this year nonetheless had the opportunity to show their projects recently at a virtual exhibition. The Purdue Extension ... Continue Reading →