Results from the 4-H “virtual exhibition” released (part 2)

Below are the remaining results from this year’s 4-H “virtual exhibition.” Also included is a listing of La Porte County’s 59 ten-year 4-H members for 2020. Ten-year ... Continue Reading →

Community notes: Lions, American Legion, Partners for Clean Air

La Porte Lions La Porte Lions met July 14, 2020, at Quality Inn and Suites, where it was announced that a free stair lift is available to anyone who needs one. Boss Lion Barb Smeltzer ... Continue Reading →

Leadership La Porte County graduates 36th class

  Leadership La Porte County honored its 36th Adult Class at a recent event held at Kesling Park. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this event was held outdoors with social ... Continue Reading →

Unity Foundation awards record number of scholarships

Unity Foundation of La Porte County has announced that it will award over $250,000 in scholarships  to over 200 students for the 2020-2021 academic year. “This is the largest ... Continue Reading →

Heather Stevens: this year’s HannaFest is canceled

  HannaFest Chairwoman Heather Stevens has announced that, in spite of her best hopes for the festival, the annual event will not take place in 2020. “It is with great disappointment ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Foundation distributes AEDs to a dozen local groups

The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte awarded 34 Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs), cabinets and signage to 12 organizations in a unique “Socially Distanced AED Celebration” ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Symphony Orchestra awarded grant from Indiana Arts Commission

  The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra is one of 382 community-based art providers across the state to have received a grant from the Indiana Arts Commission. The orchestra’s ... Continue Reading →

La Porte “Military Veteran Stand Down” event planned for Aug. 7

  Local military veterans are invited to attend a “Stand Down” event set for noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 at the La Porte County Fairgrounds, 2581 State Rd. 2, La ... Continue Reading →

New gastroenterologist joins Franciscan Physician Network

Franciscan Physician Network has announced that Dr. Zohair Ahmed will join the staff at Woodland Health Center in Michigan City. Dr. Ahmed is a gastroenterologist who did his residency ... Continue Reading →

All area golfers invited to Michigan City’s 90th annual tournament

Michigan City’s 90th annual golf tournament, a staple among the area’s golfers, is set for July 25-26 and August 1-2. The event, hosted at the Michigan City Golf Course, is ... Continue Reading →