County’s Boys and Girls Clubs shift strategy to meet kids’ needs during COVID-19 pandemic

The doors of Boys & Girls Clubs of La Porte County may have been closed since March 16, but team members have been busy finding new ways to serve the community throughout the COVID-19 ... Continue Reading →

Pressel: state’s online marketplace offers PPE to small businesses, nonprofits

  Local small businesses and nonprofits can now utilize the state’s new online marketplace to request personal protective equipment (PPE), State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling ... Continue Reading →

La Porte’s Memorial Day service to be held online

La Porte’s Memorial Day service will be moved online this year, according to American Legion Post 83 Auxiliary President and Bar Manager Kathylynn Miller. Miller, who helps orchestrate ... Continue Reading →

Swanson Center’s Open Access Center designed to offer prompt treatment

  Getting prompt treatment for mental health and behavioral issues has been a challenge for many patients during these times of COVID-19. However, the Swanson Center has created ... Continue Reading →

Historical society’s annual car show canceled

       The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another much-anticipated local event.        Michele Barber, assistant director of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum, ... Continue Reading →

4-H groups given okay to go forward with plans

County 4-H fairs can occur after the Purdue University restrictions on face-to-face events end June 30, Purdue Extension has announced. Local 4-H fair boards, 4-H councils and county ... Continue Reading →

Food bank returns to LPHS Wednesday

  The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is returning to La Porte High School to distribute food supplies for La Porte families. Food distribution will take place 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →

Nicky Manczunski has a special 12th birthday, thanks to the Michiana Antique Auto Club

Nicky Manczunski loved working with his father, Joe, on classic and antique vehicles. Last fall, Nicky lost his dad to a heart attack. Members of the Michiana Antique Auto Club of ... Continue Reading →

Franciscan Health part of national study to treat COVID-19; blood donations from recovered patients sought

  Franciscan Health is participating in a national study spearheaded by the Mayo Clinic to investigate the effectiveness of convalescent plasma in treating patients infected with COVID-19, ... Continue Reading →

Morris to serve as Rotary Club president; other officers and directors named

The Rotary Club of La Porte has announced that it has elected new officers and directors; they will take office July 1. Leigh Morris, former mayor of La Porte, will serve as president; ... Continue Reading →