Do you have old appliances, meds, oil? Papers to shred? Here’s the 2019 collection calendar

Information from SWD LaPorte County residents are fortunate to have a Solid Waste District that holds special collections of various items that aren’t accepted in bi-weekly recycling. ... Continue Reading →

Educate yourself on the May 7 primary candidates at 2 forums March 28, April 4

Information provided The League of Women Voters of LaPorte County and the Better Government Study Group will host two Candidate Forums this election season in anticipation of the May ... Continue Reading →

Can’t you just smell that rich soil? Master Gardeners’ Spring Garden Show is March 23

Information provided Come and be inspired, and bring your kids to be inspired, too. The LaPorte County Master Gardeners’ Spring Garden Show will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ... Continue Reading →

VFW groups donate to Center Twp. food pantry, fire department

By Bob Wellinski In March 2019, the VFW Auxiliary and the VFW Bingo family presented donations to the Center Township Trustee Food Pantry ($250) and the Center Township Volunteer ... Continue Reading →

Credit union donates to Steady Stitchers for volunteer sewing projects

Members Advantage Credit Union recently donated $500 to the Steady Stitchers to boost their effort to aid people in need in the local community. Steady Stitchers, a local non-profit ... Continue Reading →

Laugh your assets off for charity at Big Comedy LaPorte March 23, featuring Disposable Theatre

Let’s let Ben Konowitz explain this fun event in his own words: “My name is Ben Konowitz, I started doing stand-up comedy 5 years ago … cut to now … that dumb little dream ... Continue Reading →

Genealogical society action, March 2019

On March 2, 2019, the LaPorte County Genealogical Society met at the LaPorte City Park Department Headquarters at 250 Pine Lake Ave. President Ron Hyer presided at a business meeting, ... Continue Reading →

Genealogical society bus trip to Fort Wayne is April 24; reservations due April 2

The LaPorte County Genealogical Society, in cooperation with the Michigan City Public Library, announces a Genealogy Research Bus Trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Parks recognize major community volunteers, contributors

Information from LaPorte County Parks The LaPorte County Parks staff, Park Board and Foundation has selected their annual community awards. These  awards were presented at the ... Continue Reading →

A relaxing ride on a sweet steed can be so beneficial

Photos (above and below) and story by Bob Wellinski 15-year-old Clare Frawley keeps a pretty busy schedule with her classes, service clubs, sports and parish activities. Recently, ... Continue Reading →