La PORTE — A La Porte woman accused of killing her husband, dismembering his body and enlisting the help of her children to dispose of it appeared in court Friday for a hearing on her “insanity evaluation.”
La PORTE — La Porte continued to move forward and grow in 2021, with projects that impacted infrastructure, economic development and quality of life.
WESTVILLE — While some might believe opportunities for whites will decrease if Blacks attain greater equity, Alan Spector argues it is not a “zero sum” game.
MICHIGAN CITY — Franciscan Health has awarded more than $450,000 in community health improvement grants through its Social Impact Partnership Program, including several to organizations serving La Porte County.
SOUTH BEND — Reins of Life will host its 24th annual Kelsey Marie Meekhof Memorial Dinner & Auction on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. The event, in memory of the late young rider, hosts more than 250 guests annually.
MICHIGAN CITY — Economic Development Corporation Michigan City executive director Clarence Hulse recently joined other industry leaders to learn about the latest in economic development strategies.
HAMMOND/WESTVILLE – Purdue University Northwest has gained approval from the Purdue University Board of Trustees to offer a doctor of technology degree.
About 400 people attended the 1957 Clothesline Art Show featuring the students of Miss Ruth Bennethum. Fifteen artists showcased their work. Maude Wright, Beverly Nelson, and Ruth Bennethum pose here with their paintings “Thy Rocks and Rills,” “Spring” and “Autumn.”
MICHIGAN CITY — Mayor Duane Parry announced on Thursday that he’s finalized the structure for a committee that will “review proposed uses” of the city’s $16.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds.
MICHIGAN CITY — One of Michigan City’s most iconic attractions, the Barker Mansion, is open again after undergoing a $2 million restoration project.
La PORTE — The city of La Porte has received just under $1 million in state Community Crossings funds for next year’s street paving projects.
CHICAGO — With a growing number of places across the nation getting their first snowflakes of the season, it’s that time of year to break out the hot chocolate and look ahead at the chances of a white Christmas across the contiguous U.S.
INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College has announced it will make available the transcripts of all students, regardless of whether they owe a balance to the school.
In 2001, Berkel employees donated the last slicer made on their assembly line to the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. From left are Tracy Garner, inspector; Tammy Jurkowski, assembler; Dan Kaitschuck, product specialist; Arnold Bass, Historical Society president; Larry Kraus, Union…
La PORTE — The La Porte County Board of Commissioners has condemned the county auditor for a late bond payment and demanded he stop making claims of corruption.
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Correction, claiming prison and medical staff abandoned her mentally ill son, resulting in his death by suicide in 2020.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City High School Student Council is again coordinating a “drive through” collection of non-perishable food items to help those in need over the holiday season.
INDIANAPOLIS — La Porte County recorded its 17,000th infection and is just a few more positive tests away from returning to the red threat level for COVID-19 risk. And with several more counties already there, the governor has again extended the public health emergency.
MICHIGAN CITY — A new exhibition featuring the work of 13 artists over a period of three months will launch the fifth anniversary celebration of Artspace in Michigan City’s Uptown Arts District.
La PORTE — Dave Thornberry will open his popular restaurant, T-Berry’s Diner, to the sound of Christmas cheer on Saturday when he hosts the fourth annual Jingle Berry Bash, a give-back benefit to support Arts in the Park.
La PORTE — When the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra presents its 27th annual Holiday at the Pops Next week, it will serve as a ceremonial “passing of the baton.”
This photo was taken on the Business Education Day tour of the Allis-Chalmers factory in the mid-1950’s. Personnel from Allis-Chalmers, including engineers, accountants, bookkeepers, manufacturers and plant managers, were in attendance, as well at the superintendent of schools.
CROWN POINT — Franciscan Alliance has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level eight (out of 10) from The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.
MICHIGAN CITY — The second of three workshops allowing community members to offer suggestions on how the city should spend its $16.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds is now available for playback and public comment on the My Michigan City, Indiana page on Facebook.
MICHIGAN CITY — A local woman who wants to improve the mental health of as many people as she can – especially children – has launched a Kickstarter campaign to back her Deal Feel Heal playing cards.
La PORTE — Road funding, tax cuts and electric cars are among the items on one local legislator’s to-do list for the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly.
La PORTE — Electronic pollbooks are coming to La Porte County, which could make it easier and more convenient for voters to cast ballots.
MICHIGAN CITY — Al’s Supermarkets is once again partnering with The Salvation Army of Michigan City, WEFM 95.9 and Williams Transportation to host the annual Stuff-A-Sleigh Food Drive.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s top medical groups pleaded Tuesday for more people to get COVID-19 vaccine shots as the state is in the midst of a new surge of infections and hospitalizations.
La PORTE — An agriculture solutions provider in La Porte was the most recent county business to be highlighted by the La Porte County Board of Commissioners.
WESTVILLE — Purdue University Northwest will host two fall commencement ceremonies, both in-person, on Saturday, Dec. 11, on its Westville campus.
La PORTE — Nearly 43,000 fall fingerling walleyes were stocked at eight locations in northern Indiana in early October, including La Porte and Bass Lake.
MICHIGAN CITY — A man suspected of robbing a Michigan City bank Monday morning didn’t get far, as police swarmed the area and arrested him just a block away.
CENTER Twp. – A Massachusetts man died after losing control of his car, which struck several objects before hitting a utility pole on U.S. 35 near La Porte on Saturday morning.
MICHIGAN CITY — Common Council member Angie Nelson-Deuitch hosted the first in a series of workshops Monday inviting the public to weigh in on how Michigan City should spend its $16.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds.