Mark your calendars: Arts in the Parks hosting July and August events

     Arts in the Parks may have had to cancel events originally planned for June — but organizers proudly announce they are going forward with plans for July and August’s ... Continue Reading →

Sinai Forum cancels in-person fall events; alternative plans to be announced in July

  The Sinai Forum at Purdue Northwest announced Wednesday that it will not be featuring its traditional format this fall because of health and safety concerns created by the coronavirus ... Continue Reading →

LP Hospital construction delayed; disinfecting and further testing planned

     Following reports that construction at the new hospital has been suspended because 10 workers have tested posted for COVID-19, La Porte Hospital has issued the following statement:   ... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Master Gardeners invite public to Zoom presentation on valuable gardening tips

The La Porte County Master Gardeners is scheduling a Zoom presentation featuring Janet Macunovich at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4 and is inviting the public to dial in. The presentation ... Continue Reading →

Land trust fundraiser will go online this year

A combined $50,000 challenge gift pledged by two donors, together with a first-ever “virtual fundraiser,” will highlight this year’s Shirley Heinze Land Trust’s ... Continue Reading →

A welcome sign of spring (along with a bit of normalcy) at Beechwood Golf Course

  After closing April 4 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Beechwood Golf Course has had its first full week of being open. La Portean Corey Goers was there Thursday and sent ... Continue Reading →

Ballroom dance classes once again offered by park department

A six-week ballroom dancing course will once again be offered this spring by the La Porte Park and Recreation Department. The department is taking registrations now for the classes, ... Continue Reading →

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church welcomes Mother Michelle Walker

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1000 Michigan Ave., La Porte, is pleased to announce that it has called the Rev. Canon Michelle I. Walker to be priest-in-charge of the parish from ... Continue Reading →