Jake and Karoline Emerick of Fish Lake announce the birth of their son, Warren Jacob Emerick, on Sept. 25, 2020, in La Porte. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and is the sibling of Weston, 5, Wade, 3, and Wyatt, 2.
Mike and Michele (Sirugo) Barber of La Porte recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Michele is the assistant director of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. Mike is a retired patternmaker.
James Weir and Jenifer Samuelson of Berrien Springs, Michigan, announce the birth of their daughter, Adrianna Barbara Weir, on Sept. 29, 2020, at Franciscan Health Michigan City. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and is the sister of Copper, 7, and Stanley, 1.
Robert W. and Betty Schwark Gardner of Michigan City will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Oct. 28, 2020. They will celebrate with friends and relatives hosted by their son, Barry Gardner, who is their only child.
Dennis and Jackie Rist Leach celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 2. They were married in Michigan City at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Dennis retired from the Chrysler Corporation in Kokomo in 2001. Jackie is a homemaker. They have three daughters, Melissa (Tim) Newman of Bringhu…
MICHIGAN CITY — Back in 2018, the international Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run came through Michigan City and made a stop at Friendship Botanic Gardens.
La PORTE — The La Porte County Historical Society Museum has announced the release of the special edition of the Belle Gunness DVD, “The Gunness Mystery.”
BNWZ Georgina 9088, owned by Kayden Nowatzke of Michigan City, was named Bred-and-Owned Reserve Junior Champion Heifer at the 2020 Eastern Regional Junior Angus Show, conducted June 26-28 in Lebanon, Tennessee.
La PORTE – The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte and La Porte Hospital Auxiliary have announced the winners of $102,500 in scholarships for students pursuing careers in the health sciences.
MICHIGAN CITY — On Friday, July 31, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friendship Botanic Gardens will host an evening of musical entertainment featuring local artist Johnny V at the Taste and Tunes Concert.
La PORTE — Anna and Mary Minich, both of La Porte, are both new junior members of the American Angus Association, announced Mark McCully, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
MICHIGAN CITY — As the novel COVID-19 coronavirus situation continues to evolve, Franciscan Health Michigan City has updated its visitor policy.
WESTVILLE — On July 2 the Westville Lions met for their July meeting. The meeting was at Lion Butch and Rhonda Weston’s house. It was a decent turn out despite the hot and humid temperatures. The meeting was called to order by Boss Lion Rhonda Weston. Lions recited the Pledge of Allegiance, …
WESTVILLE — A longtime Northwest Indiana criminal justice professional now working for the Indiana Department of Correction has been presented the “Extra Mile Award” for her service and performance.
NEW CARLISLE — New Prairie HOSA-Future Health Professionals member students earned several victories at the recent HOSA International Leadership Competition.
MICHIGAN CITY — On Sunday, July 26, beginning at 2 p.m., Friendship Botanic Gardens will host a free educational program dedicated to monarch butterflies.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Roosevelt organ series is getting a late start this year due to the ongoing pandemic, but organizers said the annual event will return this Wednesday.
La PORTE — Whether you want to tone, de-stress, or get your heart pumping, a variety of classes are available at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St. in La Porte. Class sizes are limited to ensure proper social distancing. Classes will resume Monday, July 6 and are as follows:
MICHIGAN CITY — In the Spring of 2019, the A.K. Smith Career Center partnered with Sullair, an industry leader in compressed air solutions, to provide an intern from the Modern Machine Technology program.
MICHIGAN CITY — Three contractual staff members of the Indiana State Prison have been honored with Key Contributor certificates for their service during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.